Treat your ears to one of these great audiobooks from the new-book shelf at the Duke Street Library in downtown Lancaster.

1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, by C. Alan Bradley. Youthful chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce takes her sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools.

2. Lord of Scoundrels, by Loretta Chase. Jessica Trent is determined to drag her imbecile brother off the road to ruin, even if it means taking on the devil himself. The trouble is, the devil is so shockingly irresistible that  Jessica herself needs saving.

3. We Are Not Ourselves, by Matthew Thomas. When Eileen meets Ed, she thinks she's found the perfect partner. She encourages her husband to want a better job, house and friends. As the years pass, his growing reluctance betrays a deep, psychological shift.

4. A Spool of Blue Thread, by Anne Tyler. Abby and Red Whitshank and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments and secrets.

5. The Last Policeman, by Ben Winters. When Earth is doomed by an imminent  asteroid collision, homicide detective Hank Palace considers the worth of his job in a world destined to end in six months and investigates a suspicious suicide nobody else cares about.

— KARIN REZENDES

LANCASTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

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