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    • Pure, White, and Deadly

    • How Sugar is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It
    • By: John Yudkin
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    More than 40 years before Gary Taubes published The Case Against Sugar, John Yudkin published his now-classic exposé on the dangers of sugar - now with a new introduction by Robert H. Lustig, the best-selling author of Fat Chance. His classic exposé, Pure, White, and Deadly, clearly and engagingly describes how sugar is damaging our bodies, why we eat so much of it, and what we can do to stop.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Real Lifesaver and Factual<br /> <br /><br />

    • By SherrieLynn on 07-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Prophet

    • By: Kahlil Gibran
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Almustafa, the chosen and beloved, must leave the port of Orphalese upon the ship he has waited upon for 12 years. As he descends to the waterfront, the people of Orphalese gather to question him and hear his wisdom on important topics of their daily lives. Kahlil Gibran's masterpiece is a series of enlightening, philosophical answers to those questions. The inspirational and spiritual words of The Prophet, written in an almost Biblical, poetic style, reveal deep insights into each of the subjects in question.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exquisite. A masterpiece!

    • By A Reader on 05-19-19

    Regular price: $9.95

    • An English Murder

    • By: Cyril Hare
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    The snow is thick, the phone line is down, and no one is getting in or out of Warbeck Hall. All is set for a lovely Christmas, with friends and family gathered round the fire, except as the bells chime midnight, a murder is committed. But who is responsible? The scorned young lover? The lord's passed-over cousin? The social-climbing politician's wife? The Czech history professor? The obsequious butler? And perhaps the real question is: Can they survive long enough to find out?

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Nervous States

    • Democracy and the Decline of Reason
    • By: William Davies
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    In this sweeping and provocative work, political economist William Davies draws on a 400-year history of ideas to reframe our understanding of the contemporary world. He argues that global trends decades and even centuries in the making have reduced a world of logic and fact into one driven by emotions - particularly fear and anxiety. This has ushered in an age of "nervous states", both in our individual bodies and our body politic.   

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Le Morte D'Arthur

    • By: Sir Thomas Malory
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 37 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    To the modern eye, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table have many similarities to our own contemporary super-heroes. Equipped with magical powers, enchanted swords, super-strength, and countless villains to take on, they protect the weak and innocent and adhere to their own code of honor. Comparing Batman, Superman, and Captain America to Sir Launcelot, Sir Tristram, and Sir Galahad isn't a huge leap of the imagination.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Marathon of smiting!

    • By URU Massage on 01-23-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Wicca for One

    • The Path of Solitary Witchcraft
    • By: Raymond Buckland
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
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      5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The practice of Wicca is more popular than ever. While some Wiccans are unable to find a coven, others simply prefer to practice alone. Known as the Father of American Wicca, Raymond Buckland provides this indispensable, comprehensive guide to the solitary practice of Wicca through every season of life. From becoming a witch to improving your life through magic to mastering spells, rites, traditions, and celebrations, this thoroughly modern handbook is the guidebook you need as you travel the time-honored path of the solitary practitioner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and amazing reading

    • By Anonymous User on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Last Job

    • "The Bad Grandpas" and the Hatton Garden Heist
    • By: Dan Bilefsky
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Over Easter weekend 2015, a motley crew of six English thieves, several in their 60s and 70s, couldn't resist coming out of retirement for one last career-topping heist. Their target: the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit, in the heart of London's medieval diamond district. Perhaps not the smoothest of criminals - one took a public bus to the scene of the crime; another read Forensics for Dummies in hopes that he would learn how to avoid getting caught - they planned the job over fish and chips at their favorite pubs.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • very predictable, nothing exciting

    • By Benjamin on 05-14-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Regency Years

    • During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern
    • By: Robert Morrison
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Victorians are often credited with ushering in our current era, yet the seeds of change were planted in the years before. The Regency (1811-1820) began when the profligate Prince of Wales - the future King George IV - replaced his insane father, George III, as Britain's ruler. Around the regent surged a society steeped in contrasts: evangelicalism and hedonism, elegance and brutality, exuberance and despair. The arts flourished at this time with a showcase of extraordinary writers and painters such as Jane Austen, Lord Byron, the Shelleys, John Constable, and J. M. W. Turner.

    • During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern
    • By: Robert Morrison
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Carrier Pilot

    • By: Norman Hanson
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    In 1942, Norman Hanson learned to fly the Royal Navy's newest fighter: the US-built Chance Vought Corsair. Fast, rugged, and demanding to fly, it was an intimidating machine. But in the hands of its young Fleet Air Arm pilots, it also proved to be a lethal weapon. Posted to the South Pacific aboard HMS Illustrious, Hanson and his squadron took the fight to the Japanese. Facing a desperate and determined enemy, Kamikaze attacks, and the ever-present dangers of flying off a pitching carrier deck, death was never far away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing

    • By Jean on 11-26-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Tragedy at Law

    • By: Cyril Hare
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tragedy at Law follows a rather self-important High Court judge, Mr. Justice Barber, as he moves from town to town presiding over cases in the Southern England circuit. When an anonymous letter arrives for Barber, warning of imminent revenge, he dismisses it as the work of a harmless lunatic. But then a second letter appears, followed by a poisoned box of the judge's favorite chocolates, and he begins to fear for his life. Enter barrister and amateur detective Francis Pettigrew, a man who was once in love with Barber's wife and has never quite succeeded in his profession.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Ancient Rome

    • The Rise and Fall of An Empire
    • By: Simon Baker
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    This is the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Simon Baker charts the rise and fall of the world's first superpower, focusing on six momentous turning points that shaped Roman history. Welcome to Rome as you've never seen it before - awesome and splendid, gritty and squalid. From the conquest of the Mediterranean beginning in the third century BC to the destruction of the Roman Empire at the hands of barbarian invaders some seven centuries later, we discover the most critical episodes in Roman history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clear and dramatic

    • By Tad Davis on 08-01-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Beauty

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Roger Scruton
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In this Very Short Introduction audiobook, the renowned philosopher Roger Scruton explores the concept of beauty, asking what makes an object - either in art, in nature, or the human form - beautiful and examining how we can compare differing judgments of beauty when it is evident all around us that our tastes vary so widely.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Introduction to Beauty

    • By Adam Shields on 05-03-19

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Worm Ouroboros

    • By: E. R. Eddison
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 15

    E.R. Edison’s The Worm Ouroboros inspired the epic-fantasy that followed him. This production is of the first edition (1922). The Lords of Demonland are celebrating Lord Juss’s birthday when an envoy arrives from Witchland. He brings demands from King Gorice XI of Witchland that the Lords of Demonland “kiss his toe, and acknowledge him to be their King and they, his ill-conditioned, disobedient children”. The Lords of Demonland reject this utterly and, to settle the matter, they challenge King Gorice to a wrestling match against their champion, Lord Goldry Bluszco. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heavy in language but light in heart

    • By Ray Johnson on 05-05-18

    Regular price: $35.70

    • The Wind in the Willows

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    This quintessentially English novel is considered by many to be a masterpiece of storytelling. Set for the most part on a riverbank in rural England, against a backdrop of social, agricultural, and industrial change typical of the early 20th century, Kenneth Grahame's portrayal of the anthropomorphic characters (which include Mole, Ratty, Badger, Otter, and, of course, the incorrigible Mr. Toad) is imaginative, lyrical, and without doubt uniquely humorous.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I realize the fun and fantastical story this is

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Heart of Darkness (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 27

    River steamboat captain Charles Marlow has set forth on the Congo in Africa to find the enigmatic European trader Mr. Kurtz. Preceded by his reputation as a brilliant emissary of progress, Kurtz has now established himself as a god among the natives in "one of the darkest places on earth." Marlow suspects something else of Kurtz: he has gone mad.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Kanye West Owes Me $300

    • And Other True Stories from a White Rapper Who Almost Made It Big
    • By: Jensen Karp
    • Narrated by: Jensen Karp, Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 473
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 430

    When 12-year-old Jensen Karp got his first taste of rapping for crowds at his friend's bar mitzvah in 1991, little did he know that he was taking his first step on a crazy journey - one that would end with a failed million-dollar recording and publishing deal with Interscope Records when he was only 19. Now, in Kanye West Owes Me $300, Karp finally tells the true story of his wild ride as "Hot Karl", the most famous white rapper you've never heard of.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Buried the lead

    • By Titus Smith on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Creating Christ

    • How Roman Emperors Invented Christianity
    • By: James S. Valliant, C. W. Fahy
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    This explosive work of history unearths clues that finally demonstrate the truth about one of the world's great religions: that it was born out of the conflict between the Romans and messianic Jews who fought a bitter war with each other during the first century. The Romans employed a tactic they routinely used to conquer and absorb other nations: they grafted their imperial rule onto the religion of the conquered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surely The Truth will set you free.

    • By Paul Lemke on 03-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pandora Red

    • Frank Bowen Conspiracy Thriller, Book 2
    • By: Jay Tinsiano
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Frank Bowen's mission is to find a GCHQ whistleblower, but in doing so unwittingly risks everything, including his own family's safety. As part of a covert team, assigned to dangerous missions, Bowen believes he knows what he's up against, until a team of Russian mercenaries are thrown into the mix, leaving everyone and everything hanging in the balance. It's a race against the clock to save all that he holds dear and uncover the dark truths behind his mission.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable listen with a realistic topical subject

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Comparative Literature

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Ben Hutchinson
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From colonial empire-building in the 19th century to the postcolonial culture wars of the 21st century, attempts at "comparison" have defined the international agenda of literature. But what is comparative literature? That is discussed in this audiobook.... 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Operation Sealion

    • Hitler's Invasion Plan for Britain
    • By: David Wragg
    • Narrated by: Chris MacDonnell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    During the summer of 1940, Hitler's Germany appeared unstoppable. The Nazis were masters of mainland Europe, in alliance with Stalin's Russia, and only the English Channel prevented an immediate invasion. Britain stood alone. Operation Sealion examines just how realistic the German threat of invasion was. The author studies the plans, the available capability and resources, and the Germans' record in Norway and, later, Crete. The author weighs these against the state of Britain's defenses and the relative strengths of the land, air, and naval forces. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Expected Better Content

    • By DUCKLover on 02-15-19

    Regular price: $24.95

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