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    • The Book Thief

    • By: Markus Zusak
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,438

    It's just a small story really, about, among other things, a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist: books.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glad I took a chance.

    • By Robert on 08-20-11

    Regular price: $41.27

    • Twilight

    • The Twilight Saga, Book 1
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,411
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,463

    About three things I was certain. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him, and I didn't know how dominant that part might be, that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm Glad I Finally Did It

    • By DCinMI on 08-19-13

    Regular price: $38.60

    • The Outsiders

    • By: S.E. Hinton
    • Narrated by: Jim Fyfe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,921
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,941

    Ponyboy can count on his brothers. And on his friends. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up "greasers" like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect, until the night someone takes things too far.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Outsiders

    • By Carol H. on 01-25-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • New Moon

    • The Twilight Saga, Book 2
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,385
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,449

    For Bella Swan, there is one thing more important than life itself: Edward Cullen. But being in love with a vampire is even more dangerous than Bella ever could have imagined. Edward has already rescued Bella from the clutches of one evil vampire, but now, as their daring relationship threatens all that is near and dear to them, they realize their troubles may be just beginning.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than the first! builds excitement for 3rd

    • By Kindle Customer on 09-25-15

    Regular price: $43.93

    • Breaking Dawn

    • The Twilight Saga, Book 4
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin, Matt Walters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,277
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,337

    To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare, woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, she has endured a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife to reach the ultimate turning point.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • twighlight series

    • By Craig on 06-07-09

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Eclipse

    • The Twilight Saga, Book 3
    • By: Stephenie Meyer
    • Narrated by: Ilyana Kadushin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,895
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,972
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,014

    As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob - knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death. But which is which?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Twilight Series

    • By Christy L on 09-07-07

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Holes

    • By: Louis Sachar
    • Narrated by: Kerry Beyer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,678
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,697

    Stanley Yelnats isn't so surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to a juvenile detention center. After all, his family has been ridden with bad luck ever since a one-legged gypsy put a curse on his great-great grandfather. He is told that the hard labor he must perform, digging five-foot holes in the dried up soil where Green Lake once sat, is meant to build character. But it soon becomes clear to Stanley that the warden is really using the boys to search for something very valuable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An unexpected delight!

    • By Jennifer on 09-15-04

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Graveyard Book

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,501
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,778
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,792

    Why we think it’s a great listen: Gaiman’s not just an award-winning author, but a narrator who earns rave reviews – and fields requests from other authors to perform their books, too! Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful!

    • By Paula A Ford on 12-13-09

    Regular price: $22.81

    • The Penderwicks

    • A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
    • By: Jeanne Birdsall
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 962
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977

    This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel's sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits, and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel's owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Happy Accident

    • By Neily on 01-14-13

    Regular price: $31.93

    • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

    • By: Betty Smith
    • Narrated by: Kate Burton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,963
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,065
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,051

    A moving coming-of-age story set in the 1900s, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn follows the lives of 11-year-old Francie Nolan, her younger brother Neely, and their parents, Irish immigrants who have settled in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Johnny Nolan is as loving and fanciful as they come, but he is also often drunk and out of work, unable to find his place in the land of opportunity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book: flawless. SKIP THE RECORDED INTRO!!

    • By Wild Wise Woman on 09-04-11

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Rest of the Story

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    Emma Saylor doesn’t remember a lot about her mother, who died when Emma was 12. But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges. Now, it’s just Emma and her dad, and life is good, if a little predictable...until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother’s family, whom she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nostalgia warning

    • By Becky on 06-13-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

    • By: Erika L. Sánchez
    • Narrated by: Kyla Garcia
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,829
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,633

    Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents' house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family. But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga's role. Then a tragic accident on the busiest street in Chicago leaves Olga dead and Julia left behind to reassemble the shattered pieces of her family. And no one seems to acknowledge that Julia is broken, too. Instead, her mother seems to channel her grief into pointing out every possible way Julia has failed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FOR LATINAS WHO ARE OFTEN TOLD THEY "SOUND WHITE"

    • By Alex on 12-14-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Inkheart

    • By: Cornelia Funke
    • Narrated by: Lynn Redgrave
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,977
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,975

    Imagine it were possible to bring the characters from a book to life. Not like when you listen to an audiobook with such enchantment that the characters seem to jump off the pages and into your bedroom...but for real. Imagine they could actually climb out of the pages and into our world. Then imagine if those characters brought their world into ours.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For ALL ages

    • By A on 11-24-04

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The House on Mango Street

    • By: Sandra Cisneros
    • Narrated by: Sandra Cisneros
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,056
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 886
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 882

    Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, The House on Mango Street tells the story of Esperanza Cordero, whose neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong, not to her rundown neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her. Esperanza's story is that of a young girl coming into her power, and inventing for herself what she will become.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • it's excellent, but may be best in paper

    • By mkrhoades on 09-09-05

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Howl's Moving Castle

    • By: Diana Wynne Jones
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,979
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,357
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,377

    A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and ALA Notable and Best of the Year in Young Adult Fiction, Howl's Moving Castle is by acclaimed fantasy writer Diane Wynne Jones and was transformed into an Academy Award nominated animated motion picture by Hayao Miyazaki. On a rare venture out from her step-mother's hat shop, Sophie attracts the attention of a witch, who casts a terrible spell transforming the young girl into an old crone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Entertaining

    • By Christopher on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Esperanza Rising

    • By: Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Narrated by: Trini Alvarado
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,314
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,097
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102

    Esperanza Ortega possesses all the treasures a young girl in Aguascalientes, Mexico could want. But a sudden tragedy shatters that dream, forcing Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. There they confront the challenges of hard work, acceptance by their own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression. Pam Munoz Ryan eloquently portrays the Mexican workers' plight in this abundant and passionate novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GET THIS BOOK RIGHT NOW

    • By Laura on 04-14-16

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Because of Winn-Dixie

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Cherry Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 855
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 863

    When 10-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect. She is lonely at first, that is until she meets Winn-Dixie, a stray dog who helps her make some unusual friends. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal begins to let go of some of her sadness and finds she has a whole lot to be thankful for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one rocks!

    • By Anne on 08-22-10

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The Tale of Despereaux

    • Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 778
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786

    This is the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in darkness but covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl with a simple, impossible wish. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and ultimately, into each other's lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flawless!

    • By Ann Thackerq on 07-18-08

    Regular price: $10.49

    • My Soul to Lose

    • By: Rachel Vincent
    • Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3,194
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,333
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,341

    It was supposed to be a fun day, shopping at the mall with her best friend. Then the panic attack started and Kaylee Cavanaugh finds herself screaming, unable to stop. Her secret fears are exposed, and it's the worst day of her life....Until she wakes up in the psychiatric unit. She tries to convince everyone she's fine--despite the shadows she sees forming around another patient and the urge to scream which comes burbling up again and again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautifully crafted vignette!

    • By brenty on 04-11-10

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    • The Bad Beginning, A Multi-Voice Recording

    • A Series of Unfortunate Events #1
    • By: Lemony Snicket
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,780
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,002
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,999

    Like a car alarm, bagpipe music, or a doorbell ringing in the middle of the night, hearing this all-new audio edition of The Bad Beginning will only upset you. This unique multi-voice recording brings the first book in Lemony Snicket's alarming A Series of Unfortunate Events to such terrible life that no one should really have to experience it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly miserable

    • By Lindsey on 06-05-05

    Regular price: $14.82

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