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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Cry of the Kalahari

    • By: Mark Owens, Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel, Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Book & Very Highly Recommended

    • By Tropical Gal on 05-12-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A House in the Sky

    • A Memoir
    • By: Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lindhout
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,435
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298

    In August 2008, Amanda Lindhout traveled to Mogadishu, Somalia - "the most dangerous place on Earth." On her fourth day in the country, she and her photojournalist companion were abducted....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Put down, cry, pick up, sigh...

    • By Patricia on 10-08-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Curse of Oak Island

    • The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
    • By: Randall Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating, entertaining, and informative.

    • By tjcrewsbooks on 03-24-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Pilgrimage

    • By: Paulo Coelho
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 974
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 821
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 823

    Step inside this captivating account of Paulo Coehlo's pilgrimage along the road to Santiago. This fascinating parable explores the need to find one's own path....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent, Favorite Coelho Book So Far!

    • By Idaho Trojan on 01-14-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Pirate Hunters

    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,242

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times best seller Shadow Divers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Gold

    • By Mel on 06-24-15
    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 06-16-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Step Away from Paradise

    • The True Story of a Tibetan Lama's Journey to a Land of Immortality
    • By: Thomas K. Shor
    • Narrated by: Philip Battley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    It was the early 1960s. The place, a far-off corner of the Himalayas long fabled in Tibetan tradition to be hiding a valley of immortality among its peaks and glaciers - a real-life Shangri-La. They waited generations for the prophesied lama to come, the one with the secret knowledge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, Great Narration, Magic!

    • By Brenda on 07-01-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Grandma Gatewood's Walk

    • The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail
    • By: Ben Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 968
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 857

    Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than $200....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I'd like to walk with her...

    • By Jan on 01-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bill Bryson Collector's Edition

    • Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333

    In the first of three essays included in this audiobook, Bill Bryson decides to move back to the United States, after nearly two decades in Britain. But not before taking one last trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I hated for it to end

    • By J. Dominy on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • H.M.S. Surprise

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 3
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,090
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,623
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622

    At the opening of his third novel in an ongoing adventure series by Patrick O'Brian, Jack Aubrey is cruising off Cape Sicie when his friend Stephen Maturin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Make note of your reader

    • By Clifford on 09-05-10

    Regular price: $34.97

    • One Man's Wilderness

    • An Alaskan Odyssey
    • By: Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 755
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679

    To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Alaskan Read!

    • By Pamela M. on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters - human, animal, and natural - that have shaped an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Wise and Thought Provoking

    • By findley on 05-04-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Eiger Dreams

    • Ventures Among Men and Mountains
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    This is a stirring, vivid book about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Krakauer fan

    • By Justin J DeMutiis on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Touching the Void

    • By: Joe Simpson
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653

    Before climbers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates were able to reach the unclimbed West Face of the remote Siula Grande, disaster struck....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully told true story

    • By David Shear on 01-17-14

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Surgeon's Mate

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,254
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 970
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 959

    Jack Aubrey, Post Captain in the British Royal Navy, is suffused with happiness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Dan Wynkoop on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Jupiter's Travels

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451

    On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eloquently Written ~ Exquisitely Told

    • By Joseph on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Lost City of Z

    • A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,056
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,332

    The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Worthy Read for Armchair Explorers

    • By Jennifer on 03-01-09

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Into the Abyss

    • An Extraordinary True Story
    • By: Carol Shaben
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Morgan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Only four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, poorly narrated.

    • By Jacqueline Kennedy-Green on 01-21-16

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Mountains of the Mind

    • Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: James A. Gillies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert Macfarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has come to grip the Western imagination....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    • Essays and Arguments
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Paul Garcia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the best-selling Infinite Jest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, terrible narration!

    • By Karen on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • See You in the Piazza

    • New Places to Discover in Italy
    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Frances Mayes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Best-selling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bravo Cassandra Campbell

    • By John Genzale on 05-20-19

    Regular price: $31.50

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