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The Best of May

Here are the top listens that stood apart from the rest this month according to you and your fellow listeners.
    • Seveneves

    • A Novel
    • By: Neal Stephenson
    • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal, Will Damron
    • Length: 31 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16,383
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,220
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15,213

    A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So Much Potential

    • By Kurt Schwoppe on 06-08-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Water Knife

    • By: Paolo Bacigalupi
    • Narrated by: Almarie Guerra
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,836
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,831

    In the American Southwest, Nevada, Arizona, and California skirmish for dwindling shares of the Colorado River....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The fight for water in a drought fueled apocalypse

    • By Lore on 09-24-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Wright Brothers

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: David McCullough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,430
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,440
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,423

    Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story behind the story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story but narration is a little boring

    • By Vince on 08-20-15

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Jurassic Park

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael Crichton
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,084
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,647

    An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • CHAOS THEORY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-30-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • 14th Deadly Sin

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,854
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,846

    With San Francisco under siege and everyone a suspect, the Women's Murder Club must risk their lives to save the city - and each other....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • OK typical Patterson/Paetro. I didn't like ending

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-09-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Leviathan

    • The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, Book 5
    • By: Jack Campbell
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,882
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,543

    Two Syndicate World star systems have fallen prey to a mysterious fleet of warships - a fleet controlled entirely by artificial intelligence - that is now targeting Alliance space....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Alliance Strikes Back!

    • By Tizroc on 05-05-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • When to Rob a Bank

    • ...And 131 More Warped Suggestions and Well-Intended Rants
    • By: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
    • Narrated by: Stephen J. Dubner, Steven D. Levitt, Erik Bergmann
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,996
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,985

    To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the landmark Freakonomics, comes this curated collection from the most readable economics blog in the world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • this book is free on the blog and podcast.

    • By Spencer on 05-12-15

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Dry Bones

    • A Walt Longmire Mystery
    • By: Craig Johnson
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,010
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,692

    When Jen, the largest, most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found, surfaces in Sherriff Walt Longmire's jurisdiction, it appears to be a windfall for the High Plains Dinosaur Museum....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Dem Bones!

    • By Carole T. on 05-13-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Elon Musk

    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41,875
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,340

    Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best of competence porn

    • By Tristan on 08-20-16
    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • By: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-19-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 41,875 ratings

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Forgotten Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Johnathan McClain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,913
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,720
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,723

    New York Times best seller Lincoln Child returns with a riveting new thriller featuring the charismatic and quirky Professor Jeremy Logan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Felt like some Chrichton style was channeled in.

    • By Josh P on 05-16-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Machine World

    • Undying Mercenaries, Book 4
    • By: B. V. Larson
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,179
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,787
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,772

    In the fourth book of the series, James McGill is up for promotion. Not everyone is happy about that, and McGill must prove he's worth his stripes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McGill's Way

    • By Don Gilbert on 05-16-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Eighth Grave After Dark

    • By: Darynda Jones
    • Narrated by: Lorelei King
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,045
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,848

    With 12 hellhounds after her, pregnant Charley Davidson takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can't get to her: the grounds of an abandoned convent....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love This Series, except...

    • By Eugenia on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Heir

    • By: Kiera Cass
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,951
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,948

    Twenty years ago America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon's heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatic manipulation

    • By Amy on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $26.23

    • A Work in Progress

    • A Memoir
    • By: Connor Franta
    • Narrated by: Connor Franta
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,060
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,891
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,887

    From YouTube star vlogger Connor Franta comes an audiobook that grows out of his massive social media outreach - filled with annotated postcards....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From a fan.

    • By Talya Jane on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Luckiest Girl Alive

    • A Novel
    • By: Jessica Knoll
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,525
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,539

    Ani FaNelli seems to have it all: a glamorous job at a glossy magazine, an enviable figure with the wardrobe to match, and a handsome fiancé....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Strange, unnerving, confusing.

    • By Candice on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $22.67

    • In Real Life

    • By: Joey Graceffa
    • Narrated by: Joey Graceffa
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,434
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,182
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,186

    A confessional, uplifting memoir from the beloved YouTube personality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Amazing

    • By Ellie on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Ables

    • By: Jeremy Scott
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Scott
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,965
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,839
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,839

    Phillip Sallinger's dad has told him he's a custodian - a guardian - and his genetically inherited power is telekinesis....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The reading was way too fast! I love this book.

    • By javion on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • American Wife

    • A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal
    • By: Taya Kyle, Jim DeFelice
    • Narrated by: Taya Kyle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 796
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 791

    The widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle shares their private journey, a moving and universal chronicle of love and family, service and patriotism, grief and sacrifice, faith and purpose....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I was looking for, but still good

    • By AudioAddict on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Day Shift

    • A Novel of Midnight, Texas
    • By: Charlaine Harris
    • Narrated by: Susan Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,635
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,392

    In Day Shift psychic Manfred Bernardo is hounded by the press after a client drops dead during a reading....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Midnight, Texas Continues to Fascinate

    • By Lulu on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Amok

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Sebastian Fitzek
    • Narrated by: Natascha McElhone, Adrian Lester, Rafe Spall, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,737
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,597
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,592

    This was to be her last day alive. The renowned criminal psychologist Ira Samin prepared her suicide thoroughly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping to the extreme!

    • By Simon on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $23.07