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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.
    • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,090
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20,695
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,511

    How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these questions than astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book for those new to astrophysics.

    • By TMort on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Fight and Flight

    • Magic 2.0, Book 4
    • By: Scott Meyer
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,686
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8,185
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8,163

    Martin and his friends discovered that their world is computer generated and that by altering the code they could alter reality. They traveled back in time to Medieval England to live as wizards....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Major stumble in a great series

    • By Virgil on 05-11-17

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Lord of Shadows

    • By: Cassandra Clare
    • Narrated by: James Marsters
    • Length: 23 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,714
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,497
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,494

    Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she'd be at peace. But she is anything but calm....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • James Marsters is Amazing

    • By Lanie on 06-08-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Into the Water

    • By: Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated by: Laura Aikman, Imogen Church, Daniel Weyman, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10,663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,670
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,651

    A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Hold Your Breath

    • By Mel on 05-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • American Kingpin

    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • By: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,526
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9,496

    In 2011, a 26-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine website hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An honest portrait of DPR

    • By Victor on 05-18-17
    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • By: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 05-02-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10,335 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Complicated

    • By: Kristen Ashley
    • Narrated by: Lance Greenfield, Erin Mallon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,932
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,508
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,508

    When small-town Nebraska sheriff Hixon Drake meets Greta Dare, the connection couldn't be stronger, but the timing couldn't be worse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complicated was a pleasure to my senses!

    • By Kara Hildebrand on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Assassin's Fate

    • Book III of the Fitz and the Fool trilogy
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
    • Length: 39 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,588
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,409
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,406

    More than 20 years ago, the first epic fantasy novel featuring FitzChivalry Farseer and his mysterious, often maddening friend the Fool struck like a bolt of brilliant lightning....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart wrenching

    • By Diane on 05-14-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • This Is Just My Face

    • Try Not to Stare
    • By: Gabourey Sidibe
    • Narrated by: Gabourey Sidibe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,329
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,129

    Gabourey Sidibe skyrocketed to international fame in 2009 when she played the leading role in Lee Daniels' acclaimed movie Precious....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honest, heart wrenching, and hilarious!

    • By CleverLewis on 05-16-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ep. 1: I've Had Better

    • By: Esther Perel
    • Narrated by: Esther Perel
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,493
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,496

    He reached out because a year after the discovery of his affair, they aren’t fighting anymore, but they certainly haven’t moved on....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Response to the bitter comments...

    • By Ashley on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Cold Reign

    • Jane Yellowrock, Book 11
    • By: Faith Hunter
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,135
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,998
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,984

    Jane Yellowrock is a shape-shifting skinwalker...and the woman rogue vampires fear most. Jane walks softly and carries a big stake to keep the peace in New Orleans....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book fro the fantastic Faith Hunter!

    • By Teri on 05-03-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

    • A Novel
    • By: Gail Honeyman
    • Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,592
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23,740
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,639

    Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Close To Perfection--A Definite Thumbs Up!

    • By Kathy on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Dark Prophecy

    • The Trials of Apollo, Book 2
    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,507
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,287
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,281

    Zeus has punished his son Apollo - god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more - by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered 16-year-old mortal named Lester....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 5 Star Review

    • By Derrian Hollingsworth on 05-30-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • A Court of Wings and Ruin

    • By: Sarah J. Maas
    • Narrated by: Amanda Leigh Cobb
    • Length: 25 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,014

    Feyre has returned to the Spring Court determined to gather information on Tamlin's maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not that bad!!

    • By Amanda on 05-03-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Beneath a Scarlet Sky

    • A Novel
    • By: Mark Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,716
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,753
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,685

    Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or the Nazis. He's a normal Italian teenager - obsessed with music, food, and girls....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Thing? It Really Happened!

    • By Charles Atkinson on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $23.99

    • Joy Ride

    • By: Lauren Blakely
    • Narrated by: Sebastian York
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,687
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,591
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,586

    From the number-one New York Times best-selling author of Full Package and Big Rock comes a hot and hilarious new standalone romantic comedy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WHAT A JOY THIS RIDE TURNED OUT TO BE

    • By 🔹🔹🔹CAROLYN 🔹🔹🔹 on 05-12-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Boy on the Bridge

    • By: M. R. Carey
    • Narrated by: Finty Williams
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,699
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,529

    Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Bridge Worth Crossing

    • By John on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • 16th Seduction

    • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,585
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,254

    Fifteen months ago Detective Lindsay Boxer's life was perfect - she had a beautiful child and a doting husband....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • review

    • By amy on 05-10-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Thirst

    • A Harry Hole Novel
    • By: Jo Nesbo, Neil Smith - translator
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,130

    A serial murderer has begun targeting Tinder daters - a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis of his past....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Normally, I love Jo Nesbo.

    • By B.J. on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Since We Fell

    • A Novel
    • By: Dennis Lehane
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,493
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,388
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,385

    Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A rip-snorting blast!

    • By Margaret on 05-22-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Lucky

    • A Memoir
    • By: Alice Sebold
    • Narrated by: Alice Sebold
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 539
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295

    In a memoir hailed for its searing candor and wit, Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones) reveals how her life was utterly transformed...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very raw

    • By Samantha on 06-30-09

    Regular price: $27.93