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    • A Desirable Residence

    • By: Madeleine Wickham
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85

    The asking price for this house includes a stunning renovation of hearts and dreams....Liz and Jonathan Chambers were stuck with two mortgages, mounting debts, and a miserable adolescent daughter. Then realtor Marcus Witherstone came into their lives—and it seemed he would solve all their problems.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Suzanne on 09-15-10

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Peach Keeper

    • A Novel
    • By: Sarah Addison Allen
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 542
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 388
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 397

    The New York Times best-selling author of The Girl Who Chased the Moon welcomes you to her newest locale: Walls of Water, North Carolina, where the secrets are thicker than the fog from the town’s famous waterfalls, and the stuff of superstition is just as real as you want it to be.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator was terrible

    • By Barbara on 05-09-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Stealing the General

    • The Great Locomotive Chase and the First Medal of Honor
    • By: Russell S. Bonds
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 516
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 444

    On April 12, 1862—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and 19 infantry volunteers infiltrated Georgia and stole a steam engine called the General. Racing northward at speeds near 60 miles an hour, cutting telegraph lines, and destroying track along the way, Andrews planned to open East Tennessee to the Union army, cutting off men and materiel from the Confederate forces in Virginia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sometimes Facts can be more exciting then Fiction

    • By Arthur on 12-05-11

    Regular price: $29.95

    • LEGO

    • A Love Story
    • By: Jonathan Bender
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Gage
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    There are 62 LEGO bricks for every person in the world, and at age 30, Jonathan Bender realized that he didn't have a single one of them. While reconsidering his childhood dream of becoming a master model builder for The LEGO Group, he discovers the men and women who are skewing the averages with collections of hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks. What is it about the ubiquitous, brightly colored toys that makes them so hard for everyone to put down?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For Adult Fans of Lego

    • By Stephen on 02-09-11

    Regular price: $22.95

    • How to Be an American Housewife

    • A Novel
    • By: Margaret Dilloway
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington, Emily Durante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 220
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 182

    How to Be an American Housewife is a novel about mothers and daughters and the pull of tradition. It tells the story of Shoko, a Japanese woman who married an American GI, and her grown daughter, Sue, a divorced mother whose life as an American housewife hasn't been what she'd expected. When illness prevents Shoko from traveling to Japan, she asks Sue to go in her place. The trip reveals family secrets that change their lives in dramatic and unforeseen ways.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • big disappointment

    • By Kirsten on 04-12-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • If Books Could Kill

    • A Bibliophile Mystery
    • By: Kate Carlisle
    • Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 226

    Book restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright is attending the world-renowned Book Fair when her ex Kyle shows up with a bombshell. He has an original copy of a scandalous text that could change history - and humiliate the beloved British monarchy. When Kyle turns up dead, the police are convinced Brooklyn's the culprit. But with an entire convention of suspects, Brooklyn's conducting her own investigation to find out if the motive for murder was a 200-year-old secret - or something much more personal.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal listening experience

    • By Ursula on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Atlantic

    • Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    • By: Simon Winchester
    • Narrated by: Simon Winchester
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 409

    Atlantic is a biography of a tremendous space that has been central to the ambitions of explorers, scientists, and warriors, and continues profoundly to affect our character, attitudes, and dreams. Spanning the ocean's story, from its geological origins to the age of exploration, from World War II battles to today's struggles with pollution and overfishing, Winchester's narrative is epic, intimate, and awe inspiring.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner from Simon

    • By Paul on 01-01-11
    • Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    • By: Simon Winchester
    • Narrated by: Simon Winchester
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 11-02-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 563 ratings

    Regular price: $32.95

    • Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show

    • A Novel of Ireland
    • By: Frank Delaney
    • Narrated by: Frank Delaney
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    January, 1932: Ben MacCarthy and his father watch a vagabond variety revue making a stop in the Irish countryside. Ben's father, mesmerized by Venetia Kelly, the troupe's magnetic headliner, makes a fateful decision: to abandon his family and set off on the road with Miss Kelly and her caravan. Ben's mother, shattered by the desertion, exhorts "find him and bring him back", thereby sending the boy on a Homeric voyage into manhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a joy!

    • By California Vegan on 10-13-11

    Regular price: $39.93

    • By Nightfall

    • By: Michael Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Hugh Dancy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    Peter and Rebecca Harris are mid-40s denizens of Manhattan’s SoHo, nearing the apogee of careers in the arts. With a spacious loft and lively friends, they are admirable urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca’s much younger brother, Ethan, shows up for a visit. A beautiful, beguiling 23-year-old with a history of drug problems, he is wayward, at loose ends, looking for direction. And in his presence, Peter finds himself questioning the entire world he has so carefully constructed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beauty is truth? Is that all we need to know?

    • By James on 11-13-10

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Red Queen

    • A Novel
    • By: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,731
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,744

    Heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her house is the true ruler of England and that she has a great destiny before her. Her ambitions are disappointed when her sainted cousin Henry VI fails to recognize her as a kindred spirit, and she is even more dismayed when he sinks into madness.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, unsympathetic heroine

    • By Karin on 09-12-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Great House

    • A Novel
    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Alma Cuervo, George Guidall, Celeste Ciulla, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 142

    From the internationally best-selling author of The History of Love comes this stunning novel. Great House follows the multiple owners of one writing desk and how the desk shapes their lives. A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet’s police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet’s supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful writing, but probably better to read it

    • By Lisa on 11-30-10

    Regular price: $23.76

    • The Paris Wife

    • A Novel
    • By: Paula McLain
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,666
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,894
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,902

    Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet 28eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her life changes forever. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group—the fabled “Lost Generation”—that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narration Issues

    • By Sara on 10-06-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • A Special Providence

    • By: Richard Yates
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Robert Prentice has spent all his life attempting to escape his mother's stifling presence. His mother, Alice, for her part, struggles with her own demons as she attempts to realize her dreams of prosperity and success as a sculptor. As Robert goes off to fight in Europe, hoping to become his own man, Richard Yates portrays a soldier in the depths of war striving to live up to his heroic ideals.

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Girls of Murder City

    • Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago
    • By: Douglas Perry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Chicago, 1924. There was nothing surprising about men turning up dead in the Second City. Life was cheaper than a quart of illicit gin in the gangland capital of the world. But two murders that spring were special - worthy of celebration. So believed Maurine Watkins, a wanna-be playwright and a "girl reporter" for the Chicago Tribune, the city's "hanging paper".

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some books should be read

    • By zoomcity on 07-31-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Save Me

    • By: Lisa Scottoline
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Nixon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 481
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 298

    From the best-selling author of Think Twice and Look Again comes an emotionally powerful novel about a split-second choice, agonizing consequences, and the need for justice. Rose McKenna volunteers as a lunch mom in her daughter Melly’s school in order to keep an eye on Amanda, a mean girl who’s been bullying her daughter. In the aftermath of a massive explosion, Rose finds herself faced with the horrifying decision of whether or not to rescue Melly or usher Amanda to safety.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Protagonist Was Shallow and Unbelievable

    • By C. Byrnes on 04-20-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Cat's Eye

    • By: Margaret Atwood
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 545
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 495

    Cat's Eye is the story of Elaine Risley, a controversial painter who returns to Toronto, the city of her youth, for a retrospective of her art. Engulfed by vivid images of the past, she reminisces about a trio of girls who initiated her into the fierce politics of childhood and its secret world of friendship, longing, and betrayal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Sarah on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Will Grayson, Will Grayson

    • By: John Green, David Levithan
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Nick Podehl
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,342
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,360

    One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good!

    • By Jacqueline on 06-14-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Miss New India

    • By: Bharati Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Farah Bala
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 104

    Anjali Bose is Miss New India. Born into a traditional lower-middle-class family and living in a backwater town with an arranged marriage on the horizon, Anjali's prospects dont look great. But her ambition and fluency in language do not go unnoticed by her expat teacher, Peter Champion. And champion her he does, both to other powerful people who can help her along the way and to Anjali herself, stirring in her a desire to take charge of her own destiny.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the credit, and your ears!

    • By Ember Rayne on 06-27-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Double Helix

    • A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
    • By: James D. Watson
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner, Roger Clark
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 626
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 534
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 539

    By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only 24, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science's greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous book!

    • By A. Lai on 03-04-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Little Blog on the Prairie

    • By: Cathleen Davitt Bell
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    Gen's family is more comfortable spending time apart than together. Then Gen's mom signs them up for Camp Frontiera vacation that promises the "thrill" of living like 1890s pioneers. Forced to give up all of her modern possessions, Gen nevertheless manages to email her friends back home about life at "Little Hell on the Prairie", as she's renamed the camp. But it turns out frontier life isn't without its good points, like the cute boy who lives in the next clearing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing and fun story for range of ages

    • By Champlain Mom on 07-04-10

    Regular price: $17.95

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