Catherynne M. Valente
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Catherynne M. Valente

Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan's Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Own Making. She is the winner of the Andre Norton, Tiptree, Mythopoeic, Rhysling, Lambda, Locus and Hugo awards and has been a finalist the Nebula and World Fantasy Awards. She lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, two enormous cats, four chickens, several spinning wheels with ulterior motives, an uncompleted master's degree, and a secret door in the back of her wardrobe.

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    • Space Opera

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Heath Miller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 441

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy meets Eurovision in an over-the-top galactic science fiction spectacle from best-selling author Catherynne Valente where sentient races compete for glory in a universe-wide musical contest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful clever, fun, and satisfying read

    • By SparklyShiny on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Mass Effect™ Andromeda: Annihilation

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Tom Taylorson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    With a new game, Mass Effect Andromeda, set for release in 2017, the launch of a new series of Mass Effect novels is timely....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I liked everything but the ending

    • By Ryan James Mullan on 11-07-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Refrigerator Monologues

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Karis A. Campbell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    The lives of six female superheroes and the girlfriends of superheroes. A ferocious riff on women in superhero comics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly Brilliant

    • By Umar on 10-16-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 573
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 516
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510

    September is a girl who longs for adventure. When she is invited to Fairyland by a Green Wind and a Leopard, well, of course she accepts....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nurturing your child within

    • By Michael on 04-27-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Tails of Wonder and Imagination

    • By: Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, George R. R. Martin, and others
    • Narrated by: Teresa DeBerry, Jeremy Arthur, Cynthia Barrett
    • Length: 25 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 92

    From legendary editor Ellen Datlow, Tails of Wonder collects the best of the last thirty years of science fiction and fantasy stories about cats from an all-star list of contributors....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What a waste of money

    • By Lori Kim on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: S. J. Tucker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    September has longed to return to Fairyland after her first adventure there. And when she finally does, she learns that its inhabitants have been losing their shadows - and their magic - to the world of Fairyland-Below....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beauiful, playful, dark, and dreamy.

    • By Charles on 10-15-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Deathless

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Kim de Blecourt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 169

    Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to Western European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Fantasy Book of the Year

    • By Robert on 12-29-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Radiance

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Heath Miller
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 102

    Severin Unck's father is a famous director of Gothic romances in an alternate 1986 in which talking movies are still a daring innovation due to the patent-hoarding Edison family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected and tons of fun

    • By Kate on 11-17-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary, and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home and embark on a new adventure....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good book

    • By Aysha on 11-12-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Glass Town Game

    • By: Catherynne M. Valente
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Inside a small Yorkshire parsonage, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne Brontë have invented a game called Glass Town....

    Regular price: $22.67

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