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Rainbow Rowell

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Rainbow Rowell writes books. Sometimes she writes about teenagers (Eleanor & Park and Fangirl). But she always writes about people who talk a lot. And people who feel like they’re screwing up. And people who fall in love. When she’s not writing, Rainbow is reading comic books, planning Disney World trips and arguing about things that don’t really matter in the big scheme of things. She lives in Nebraska with her husband and two sons.


"Davina Porter has read two of my favorite books—Outlander and The Mists of Avalon. I first experienced those through her audiobook reading and now when I read the books, I hear her—I especially hear her pronunciation of the names. Because when you're reading a book—at least for me—if its a long name, I recognize it but then I skip it. I never read it again. I never figure out how to pronounce it. With Herminone in Harry Potter. People would say, 'how do say Hermione?' And I would think, 'I don't say Hermione.' I see the 'H' and I just skip. But because Davina Porter has read aloud all of these beautiful names in my head, when I'm re-reading those books I hear her saying them. I feel like I've been taking her with me."—Rainbow Rowell

    • Outlander

    • Outlander, Book 1
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49,706
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41,067
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,927

    This stunning blend of historical romance and time traveling adventure has captured the hearts of millions of readers around the world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Time Travel VS Romance Quandary

    • By Sara on 09-10-14
    • Outlander, Book 1
    • By: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Series: Outlander, Book 1
    • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 07-13-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 49,706 ratings
    • "In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. Their blissful reunion is shattered when she touches a boulder in an ancient stone ruin and is instantly transported to 1743 Scotland, a place torn by war and raiding border clans. Will Claire find her way back to her own time, or is her destiny forever linked with Clan MacKenzie and the gallant James Fraser?" --Rainbow Rowell

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Mists of Avalon

    • By: Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 50 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,947
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,594
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,606

    A posthumous recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Marion Zimmer Bradley reinvented - and rejuvenated - the King Arthur mythos with her extraordinary Mists of Avalon series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding Must Listen Tome

    • By GH on 08-08-15
    • By: Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Series: Avalon, Book 1
    • Length: 50 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 06-19-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,947 ratings
    • "A posthumous recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, Marion Zimmer Bradley reinvented—and rejuvenated—the King Arthur mythos with her extraordinary Mists of Avalon. In this epic work, Bradley follows the arc of the timeless tale from the perspective of its previously marginalized female characters: Celtic priestess Morgaine, Gwenhwyfar, and High Priestess Viviane." --Rainbow Rowell

    Regular price: $48.99

Books by Rainbow
    • Eleanor & Park

    • By: Rainbow Rowell
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,065
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,575
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,595

    Set over the course of one school year, in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits - smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • E + P 4-ever!

    • By FanB14 on 04-27-14

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Fangirl

    • By: Rainbow Rowell
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Maxwell Caulfield
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,059
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,783
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,786

    Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life - and she's really good at it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect

    • By Cynthia Shepp on 09-04-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Attachments

    • A Novel
    • By: Rainbow Rowell
    • Narrated by: Laura Hamilton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,473
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,217

    Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder, coworkers at The Courier, know the newspaper monitors their office e-mail. But they still spend all day sending each other messages....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just what I'd hoped for

    • By J-L-UU on 05-30-11

    Regular price: $20.99