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Drama
    • In the Heart of the Sea

    • The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
    • By: Nathaniel Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,860

    The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, horrible audio

    • By Eric Leal on 02-06-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Revenant

    • A Novel of Revenge
    • By: Michael Punke
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,831
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,224

    The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • solid entertainment

    • By jude butler on 07-11-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Martian

    • By: Andy Weir
    • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 150,782
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 139,128
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 138,992

    Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOOK BOOBIES

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-07-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Michal Friedman, Ellen Archer, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,276
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,376

    To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A truly memorable read

    • By Kathleen on 09-16-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Ninth Life of Louis Drax

    • By: Liz Jensen
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle, Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 117

    Nine-year-old Louis Drax lies in a coma in a hospital bed, re-living the events that led to his near-fatal fall into a ravine....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing, but easy to figure out

    • By Stephanie on 07-12-16

    Regular price: $16.21

    • The Secret Scripture

    • By: Sebastian Barry
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 746

    Set against an Ireland besieged by conflict, The Secret Scripture is an epic story of love, betrayal, and unavoidable tragedy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting and Lovely

    • By Amanda on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Driftless Area

    • By: Tom Drury
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    When he falls in love with the mysterious and isolated Stella Rosmarin, Pierre becomes the central player in a revenge drama he must unravel and bring to its shocking conclusion....

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Revised Edition)

    • By: Jesse Andrews
    • Narrated by: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, full cast
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 642
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 577

    Up until senior year, Greg has maintained total social invisibility. He has only one friend, Earl....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disclaimer: This Indie Book not for Everyone

    • By FanB14 on 08-11-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • If I Stay

    • By: Gayle Forman
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,823
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,304
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,311

    A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make - and the ultimate choice 17-year-old Mia commands....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Ultimate Choice

    • By AudioAddict on 09-15-14

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Serena

    • By: Ron Rash
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 607
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 616

    The year is 1929, and newlyweds George and Serena Pemberton arrive in the North Carolina mountains to create a timber empire, vowing to let no one stand in their way....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Subtle Genius

    • By David Shear on 08-21-13

    Regular price: $21.54

    • To Kill a Mockingbird

    • By: Harper Lee
    • Narrated by: Sissy Spacek
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22,594
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20,406
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20,352

    Harper Lee’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A gift to be treasured

    • By David Shear on 07-09-14

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Still Alice

    • By: Lisa Genova
    • Narrated by: Lisa Genova
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,312
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,421

    What if every memory you've ever had will be erased from your mind, and you have no choice but to carry on....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please pay for a professional Reader

    • By sunstan on 12-07-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • This Is Where I Leave You

    • By: Jonathan Tropper
    • Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,955
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,405
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,420

    The death of Judd Foxman's father marks the first time that the entire Foxman family - including Judd's mother, brothers, and sister - have been together in years....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Humorous, but Flat

    • By FanB14 on 07-08-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Before I Go to Sleep

    • A Novel
    • By: S. J. Watson
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,627
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,627

    Memories define us. So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story - well-told

    • By Arlene on 01-30-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Men, Women & Children: A Novel (Tie-in)

    • By: Chad Kultgen
    • Narrated by: Michael Rahhal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18

    In Men, Women & Children - Kultgen explores the pressures at work on two different generations navigating the same Internet landscape: teenagers and their parents.

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Road

    • By: Cormac McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12,167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,276
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8,301

    In a post-apocalyptic America, a father and his young son walk toward the coast. Their relationship comes to represent goodness in a world of utter devastation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ARE YOU CARRYING THE FIRE?

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Philomena

    • A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search
    • By: Martin Sixsmith
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 846
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 771
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 767

    Now a major motion picture directed by Stephen Frears and starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rivetting Story and Performance

    • By Fajola Wenders on 12-21-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

    • By: Muriel Spark
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 220

    A liberated young schoolteacher at an Edinburgh girls' school during the 1930's instructs her girls on the ways of life. Ignoring the more mundane subjects, she teaches them of love, politics and art....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Primed for Classics

    • By Darwin8u on 09-12-17

    Regular price: $6.83

    • Water for Elephants

    • By: Sara Gruen
    • Narrated by: David LeDoux, John Randolph Jones
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,460
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,357
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,437

    Our fiction winner and pick for Audiobook of the Year, 2006....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is what Audiobook should be...

    • By Theodore on 06-09-12

    Regular price: $24.46