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    • When Einstein Walked with Gödel

    • Excursions to the Edge of Thought
    • By: Jim Holt
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Does time exist? What is infinity? Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down? In this scintillating collection, Holt explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who’ve tried to encompass the latter with the former. With his trademark clarity and humor, Holt probes the mysteries of quantum mechanics, the quest for the foundations of mathematics, and the nature of logic and truth. Along the way, he offers intimate biographical sketches of celebrated and neglected thinkers, from the physicist Emmy Noether to the computing pioneer Alan Turing and the discoverer of fractals, Benoit Mandelbrot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Facinating Stroies in Science and Philosophy

    • By Philomath on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $40.59

    • Mail Order Bride Collection

    • Six Historical Romance Novellas
    • By: Stacy Henrie, Kristin Holt, Annette Lyon, and others
    • Narrated by: Christa Lewis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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    Six Award-Winning Authors have contributed new stories to A Timeless Romance Anthology: Mail Order Bride Collection, now a USA TODAY Bestseller! Six historical romance novellas set in the Old West.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Six are better than one!!!

    • By Forevermooremom on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • How Children Learn, 50th Anniversary Edition

    • By: John Holt
    • Narrated by: Matthew Kugler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 25
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    Fifty years ago John Holt woke the dreary world of educational theory by showing that for small children "learning is as natural as breathing". His brilliant observations are as true today as they were then. Over one million copies were sold worldwide in the decades that followed. Today the theorists are still squabbling, and Holt's wisdom is needed more than ever. As a hero of progressive education and homeschoolers, his time has come again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really helpful

    • By Rachel Gibson on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Why Does the World Exist?

    • An Existential Detective Story
    • By: Jim Holt
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 201
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      4 out of 5 stars 177
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      4 out of 5 stars 176

    Author Jim Holt explores the greatest metaphysical mystery of all: why is there something rather than nothing? This runaway best seller, which has captured the imagination of critics and the public alike, traces our latest efforts to grasp the origins of the universe. Holt adopts the role of cosmological detective, traveling the globe to interview a host of celebrated scientists, philosophers, and writers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent survey of philosophy book

    • By Gary on 07-20-13

    Regular price: $16.79

    • Wicca: Book of Shadows: A Book of Spells for Wiccans, Witches, and Other Masters of Magic, Book 2

    • By: Valerie W. Holt
    • Narrated by: Chip McCullough
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Discover genuine, but powerful, spells that have been passed down. If you want to start practicing your magic, but are not sure where to begin - look no further. Wicca: Book of Shadows contains select spells that can be performed by experienced and novice Wiccans. Plus, the ingredients you need for these particular spells are not hard to find!

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Rise of the Rocket Girls

    • The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
    • By: Nathalia Holt
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 507
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 466
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 468

    In the 1940s and '50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical prowess, transformed rocket design, helped bring about the first American satellites, and made the exploration of the solar system possible.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Struggles In Space Exploration

    • By Sara on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Witchcraft

    • Wicca for Beginner's, Book of Shadows, Candle Magic, Herbal Magic, Wicca Altar
    • By: Valerie W. Holt
    • Narrated by: Chip McCullough
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34
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      5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    A beginner's guide to Witchcraft. Valerie has bundled together her best-selling five-book Wicca/Witchcraft series. Learn everything you need to know to begin your Witchcraft journey. When you purchase this book you're getting Wicca for Beginners, Wicca Book of Shadows, Wicca Herbal Magic, Wicca Candle Magic, and Wicca Altar.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the buying! good Book!!!

    • By talithabenjamin on 09-10-17
    • Wicca for Beginner's, Book of Shadows, Candle Magic, Herbal Magic, Wicca Altar
    • By: Valerie W. Holt
    • Narrated by: Chip McCullough
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 08-25-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 34 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Pushed

    • By: Leah Holt
    • Narrated by: Aiden Snow, Sienna Voss
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    I never thought I could love a monster. Then I met Machi. I shouldn't have been there that night. I shouldn't have seen that man die - or the face of his killer. Every part of me wanted to run and hide, to escape and forget what I saw. But then he caught me. He stole me and pushed me into his world. He wants me to believe that he isn't the bad guy. But I know better. Except...his hard jaw and full lips are hard to ignore, his voice makes my heart flutter, and his hands - his hands are purely toxic, unfurling my body with one touch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A dark, but not too dark story

    • By Toy4run on 03-23-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Outsorcerer's Apprentice

    • By: Tom Holt
    • Narrated by: Ray Sawyer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 309
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
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      4 out of 5 stars 280

    A happy workforce is a productive workforce. At the moment, the Wizard's employees are neither. The goblins are upset with their working conditions, the dragonslayer has thrown a hissy fit over his medical insurance (or lack thereof) and everyone is upset about the terrible canteen coffee. Yet the Wizard hasn't got time to worry about revolution in the workplace - he's about to see his brilliant business plan (based on entrepreneurial flair and involving one or two parallel worlds) disrupted by a clueless young man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very clever and new

    • By Lauren on 08-05-14

    Regular price: $19.18

    • The Strong One

    • Cutter's Creek, Book 2
    • By: Vivi Holt, Cutter's Creek
    • Narrated by: Paul Curtis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sarah Songan is a woman on the run. In an attempt to find peace with their neighbors, the Apsáalooke chief has promised her hand to a soldier at Fort Smith, and Sarah’s determined not to be traded or bartered like an ornament. She strikes out on her own, leaving behind everyone and everything she has ever known. However, a woman travelling alone in 1866 Montana territory can fall prey to unscrupulous men. Sarah must confront her fears and draw on an inner strength she didn’t know she had, as well as a new-found hope in God, if she is to survive.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Influence Effect: A New Path to Power for Women Leaders

    • By: Kathryn Heath, Jill Flynn, Mary Davis Holt, and others
    • Narrated by: Anna Crowe
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    It's pure myth that women need to be more aggressive to succeed. Since the time when Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In was first published in 2013, one thing has become strikingly clear: leaning in simply isn't enough to turn the tide. To the contrary, studies show that imitating male behavior doesn't translate to professional advancement for women. The distinctive missing link is influence. The Influence Effect focuses on building influence that will enable women to gain traction in their careers and to achieve the advancement they deserve.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • When Zachary Beaver Came to Town

    • By: Kimberly Willis Holt
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Nothing ever happens in Toby's small Texas town. Nothing much, that is, until this summer, which is full of big changes. It's tough for Toby when his mother leaves home to become a country singer. And Toby takes it hard when his best friend Cal's older brother goes off to fight in Vietnam. But now their sleepy town is about to get an even bigger jolt with the arrival of Zachary Beaver, billed as the fattest boy in the world. Toby is in for a summer unlike any other, a summer sure to change his life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Listen!!

    • By Cherri on 02-01-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Venezuela Is Holding Our Son Hostage, and the U.S. Doesn't Seem to Care

    • By: Laurie Holt, Jason Holt
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In September, the White House touted its efforts to free U.S. nationals being held as hostages in countries around the world. As a result of policy changes in the past year, it claims, the U.S. government is more organized and communicates more effectively with families of hostages. We wish this were true.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Nightfall

    • By: Joey W. Hill, Desiree Holt
    • Narrated by: Maxine Mitchell
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Ranch owner Quinn Pedraza has to find someone to run the saloon he won in a bet, but more than that, he needs a woman who can handle his alpha personality... and closet submissive sexual cravings. When vampire Selene Torres arrives on the scene, he gets everything he wants - and learns what he really needs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By Stevie Star Seber on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Shadow of the Lynx

    • By: Victoria Holt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4 out of 5 stars 72

    The Shadow of the Lynx follows beautiful young Nora Tamasin as she leaves her home in Victorian England. Recently orphaned, she sails toward the untamed lands of gold-rush Australia. Her journey will take her to the Lynx: the man her father designated as her guardian before he died. Rich, powerful, and commanding, the Lynx is a man who can safeguard her finances, but cannot control her heart. More than 56 million of Victoria Holt’s books have been sold worldwide. She also writes as Jean Plaidy and Philippa Carr.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oldie but good

    • By RueRue on 03-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Management Style of the Supreme Beings

    • By: Tom Holt
    • Narrated by: Ray Sawyer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    When the Supreme Being and his son decide that being supreme isn't for them anymore, it's inevitable that things get a bit of a shake-up. It soon becomes apparent that our new owners, the Venturi brothers, have a very different perspective on all sorts of things. Take good and evil, for example. For them, it's an outdated concept that never worked particularly well in the first place.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • funny read<br />

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Internal Medicine

    • A Doctor's Stories
    • By: Terrence Holt
    • Narrated by: Gregory DeCandia
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Out of the crucible of medical training, award-winning writer Terrence Holt shapes this stunning account of residency, the years-long ordeal in which doctors are made. "Amid all the mess and squalor of the hospital, with its blind random unraveling of lives", Internal Medicine finds the compassion from which doctors discover the strength to care.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Naphthos on 08-30-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Death of the Demon

    • A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel, Book 3
    • By: Anne Holt
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 27

    In an orphanage outside Oslo, a 12-year-old boy is causing havoc. The institution’s aging director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav’s eyes: sheer hatred. When Vestavik is found murdered, stabbed in the neck with a kitchen knife - with Olav nowhere to be found - the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to superintendent in the Oslo police. Hanne suspects that Olav witnessed the murder and fled, and she orders an investigation of the orphanage staff. But Hanne is hopeless at delegating and sharing responsibilities....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Break Your Own Rules: How to Change the Patterns of Thinking that Block Women's Paths to Power

    • By: Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, Mary Davis Holt, and others
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Women hold just 11 percent of the most senior-level leadership positions in U.S. Corporations - a number that hasn't changed in over 30 years. How can more women break through? Break Your Own Rules distills the six faulty assumptions (or "rules") most women follow that get in the way, then delivers the correlating new rules that promise to clear a path.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Important book for working women

    • By Elaine on 08-13-17

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Moving Target

    • Guardian Security, Book 1
    • By: Desiree Holt
    • Narrated by: Dawson McBride
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Kathryn Holt knows only that she has to get far away as fast as she can. In a frantic, cross-country odyssey, she transforms from pliable Kathryn to feisty, determined Kate Miller, staying one step ahead of the killers on her trail. Then Fate delivers her into the hands of a dark knight with a tortured past. The safety he offers is as tempting as he is. After having his perfect life ripped apart, recluse Quinn sees protecting Kate as his chance for redemption. He never plans on wanting the guarded beauty, never mind falling for her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Single girl, cross country chase, HEA

    • By Ginger on 05-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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