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    • Wally Roux, Quantum Mechanic

    • By: Nick Carr
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    A teenage genius with a big imagination, Wally just moved to Savannah, GA from Maine with his mom, who adopted Wally when he was an infant. In this charming and sweet solo show, Wally investigates a hiccup in the spacetime fabric of his neighborhood which is causing a number of strange events and occurrences. Part science fiction and part coming-of-age story, Wally Roux charts one boy’s journey of self-discovery and identity. 

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Great Goddesses

    • Life Lessons from Myths and Monsters
    • By: Nikita Gill
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    With lyrical prose and striking verse, beloved poet Nikita Gill (Fierce Fairytales, Wild Embers) uses the history of Ancient Greece and beyond to explore and share the stories of the mothers, warriors, creators, survivors, and destroyers who shook the world. In pieces that burn with empathy and admiration for these women, Gill unearths the power and glory of the very foundations of mythology and culture that have been too-often ignored or pushed aside. Gill's poetry and stories weave old and forgotten tales of might and love into an empowering collection.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • the way she spoke

    • By: Isaac Gomez
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    Kate del Castillo (La Reina del Sur) stars in this haunting and theatrical one-woman play that takes us from a New York stage to the treacherous streets of Juárez, Mexico where thousands of women have been murdered in an epidemic of violence that has yet to stop. Written by Isaac Gomez (La Ruta) based on his intimate interviews, the way she spoke is a raw and riveting exploration of responsibility, and follows one playwright's journey to give voice to a city of women silenced by violence, fear, and a world that has turned a deaf ear to their stories.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Truth About Magic

    • By: Atticus
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The Truth About Magic builds on the pains and joys of romance explored in Love Her Wild and the New York Times best seller, The Dark Between Stars - heartbreaks and falling in love, looking back and looking inwards - by taking a fresh, awakened journey outward. An adventure into the great unknown. It’s about finding ourselves, our purpose, and the simple joys of life.

    Regular price: $10.39

    • Dumpty

    • The Age of Trump in Verse
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Award-winning actor and best-selling author John Lithgow wields a whip-smart, satirical pen in this poetic diatribe chronicling the last few abysmal years in politics. With lacerating wit, he takes listeners verse by verse through the history of Donald Trump's presidency, lampooning the likes of Betsy DeVos, Anthony Scaramucci, Scott Pruitt, Paul Manafort, Trump's doctors, and many others. 

    • The Age of Trump in Verse
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Release date: 10-22-19
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    Regular price: $22.76

    • Life of the Party

    • Poems
    • By: Olivia Gatwood
    • Narrated by: Olivia Gatwood
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood now weaves together her own coming-of-age with an investigation into our culture’s romanticization of violence against women. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. Gatwood asks, How does a girl grow into a woman in a world racked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim?

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Meister Eckhart's Book of Secrets

    • Meditations on Letting Go and Finding True Freedom
    • By: Jon M. Sweeney, Mark S. Burrows
    • Length: 8 hrs
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    This is a book about discovering the secret to all the things we most desire: contentment, meaning, peace of mind, and true freedom. This skillfully edited translation of selections from the writings of Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1328) provides a road map to the spiritual life for contemporary seekers. Eckhart takes us on a journey of discovery, a journey in which we learn to let go, relinquish our need to know everything, and lose those things that we think are important for a life of worth. And in the end he shows us that the true secret is: to find yourself, you must lose yourself.

    Regular price: $18.16

    • The Stuarts

    • The Epic BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: Mike Walker
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Bill Paterson, Blake Ritson, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
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    Eleven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas telling the stories of Mary Queen of Scots and the Stuart royals. Under the Stuarts, Britain entered the modern world. But with great change came turmoil, and for 111 years, the Stuart monarchs faced dynastic struggles, religious conflict, the rise of parliamentary democracy - and civil war. These dramas chart that turbulent epoch through its royal family, from Mary, Queen of Scots to the ‘last Stuart’, Bonnie Prince Charlie’s daughter Charlotte.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • The Death of Sitting Bear

    • New and Selected Poems
    • By: N. Scott Momaday
    • Length: 12 hrs
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    One of the most important and unique voices in American letters, distinguished poet, novelist, artist, teacher, and storyteller N. Scott Momaday was born into the Kiowa tribe and grew up on Indian reservations in the Southwest. The customs and traditions that influenced his upbringing - most notably the Native American oral tradition - are the centerpiece of his work.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Untitled Poetry

    • By: To Be Confirmed
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
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    An Atria Book. Atria Books has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Felon

    • Poems
    • By: Reginald Dwayne Betts
    • Length: 1 hr
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $9.44

    • Love Is Strong as Death

    • Poems Chosen by Paul Kelly
    • By: Paul Kelly
    • Narrated by: Paul Kelly
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    • Unabridged
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    Paul Kelly's songs are steeped in poetry. And now he has gathered from around the world the poems he loves - poems that have inspired and challenged him over the years, a number of which he has set to music. This wide-ranging and deeply moving anthology combines the ancient and the modern, the hallowed and the profane, the famous and the little known, to speak to two of literature's great themes that have proven so powerful in his music: love and death - plus everything in between. 

    Regular price: $20.78

    • Pablo Picasso's Noël

    • By: Carol Ann Duffy
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's new Christmas poem, Pablo Picasso's Noel follows the famous painter as he moves through a small town in the south of France on Christmas Eve, drawing the residents and the festive scenes he encounters. Accompanied by his small dog, he brings delight as he sketches wherever he goes. A wonderful, moving new poem capturing both the magic of Christmas and artistic inspiration. This is an irresistible festive gift and Christmas stocking must-have for all audiobook lovers.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • Pillow Thoughts: The Audiobook Collection

    • By: Courtney Peppernell
    • Narrated by: Courtney Peppernell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
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    Pillow Thoughts: The Audiobook Collection is a collection of Courtney Peppernell's Pillow Thoughts series. This bundled audiobook includes all three books in the series, plus Courtney's commentary on select poems about their inspiration, her writing process and much more.

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Life of the Party

    • If a Girl Screams, and Other Poems
    • By: Olivia Gatwood
    • Narrated by: Olivia Gatwood
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    A dazzling collection of raw and explosive poems from a thrilling new feminist voice. In this multi-faceted collection of odes, anecdotes, sonnets and prose, Olivia Gatwood weaves together the trials and triumphs of growing up and explores the many ways that fear and violence can be internalised in a woman's psyche. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party is about what it means to be a girl and a woman in today’s world and the challenge of briefly being both. 

    Regular price: $28.35

    • Funky Turkeys

    • By: Benjamin Zephaniah
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Zephaniah
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    Funky Turkeys is the first audio edition of Benjamin Zephaniah's poetry collection for children - playful, clever and provocative - this is performance poetry on the page at its very best. An unconventional collection of straight-talking poems about heroes, revolutions, racism, love and animal rights, among other subjects, that will entice many new readers to poetry. Poems in this audiobook were first published in Funky Chickens and Talking Turkeys.

    Regular price: $13.08

    • We Want Our Bodies Back

    • Poems
    • By: Jessica Care Moore
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Over the past two decades, Jessica Care Moore has become a cultural force as a spoken word artist, performer, publisher, activist, and critic. Reflecting her transcendent electric voice, this searing poetry collection is filled with moving, original stanzas that speak to both Black women’s creative and intellectual power, and express the pain, sadness, and anger of those who suffer constant scrutiny because of their gender and race.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Inquire Within

    • By: In-Q
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 12 hrs
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    In this powerful and innovative book of poetry and wisdom, award-winning spoken-word poet, songwriter, and performer IN-Q inspires us to question everything we know and see around us and inside us, to discover what matters most.

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    • Summer Snow

    • New Poems
    • By: Robert Hass
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    A new volume of poetry from Robert Hass is always an event. In Summer Snow, Hass further affirms his position as one of our most highly regarded living poets. Hass’s trademark careful attention to the natural world, his subtle humor, and the delicate but wide-ranging eye he casts on the human experience are fully on display in his masterful collection. Touching on subjects including the poignancy of loss, the serene and resonant beauty of nature, and the mutability of desire, Hass exhibits his virtuosic abilities and expansive intellect, and tremendous listenability.

    Regular price: $30.79