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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good overview of scientific theory

    • By Tracy Rowan on 09-11-18

    Regular price: $40.59

    • How Children Learn, 50th Anniversary Edition

    • By: John Holt
    • Narrated by: Matthew Kugler
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
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      5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 32

    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

    • Eamon

    • Cowboys and Debutantes, Book 3
    • By: Vivi Holt, Cowboys and Debutantes
    • Narrated by: Dawson McBride
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Eamon thinks he has love and life figured out. A successful accountant, full of confidence and charm, he's got it all, including the beautiful girlfriend and the high flying job. But when his brother inherits a ranch in south Georgia, he leaves everything behind to help him run it. Emily Zhu is a driven and ambitious surgeon from Boston. Everything in her life is structured and planned, down to the last detail. When Eamon and Emily's paths collide at a wedding, they fight an immediate attraction. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It

    • By Amazon CustomerBeliever on 10-21-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Make-Believe Wedding

    • Make-Believe Series, Book 2
    • By: Vivi Holt
    • Narrated by: Amanda Stribling
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Molly Beluga was abandoned at the altar and has no intention of heading back there anytime soon. When she crosses paths with an arrogant fireman, she knows better than to let her heart get involved. She can’t face the idea of having it broken again. A serious journalist working for her family’s newspaper, her only plan is to focus on her career and to train her dog to behave. Tim Holden left the family newspaper to become a fireman with the Atlanta Fire Department. After a lifetime of watching the newspaper business consume his family, he has no time for journalists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun, sweet romance!

    • By PATRICIA on 10-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • On the Night of the Seventh Moon

    • By: Victoria Holt
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    In this entrancing novel, set in late 1800s Europe, a beautiful English schoolgirl participates in an ancient celebration, only to discover she no longer knows the difference between truth and myth. As shadows lengthen, 17-year-old Helena Trant and her classmates must finish their picnic in the Black Forest. Tonight young men will be out to honor Loke, the god of mischief, with drinking and pranks - no woman will be safe. As Helena walks through the misty woods, she loses her friends, but her fear turns to joy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A classic ....

    • By genia on 12-22-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    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
    • Great stories and a fantastic narrator.

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • 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 219
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      4 out of 5 stars 194
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      4 out of 5 stars 193

    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

    • The Water Seeker

    • By: Kimberly Willis Holt
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Amos Kincaid is the son of a dowser a person gifted in knowing how to find water deep in the ground. As a young person, Amos doesnt reveal his gift to others; hes not sure he wants the burden. But through his experiences growing up and crossing the Oregon Trail, Amos learns about lifes harsh realities, especially the pain in losing loved ones. As he cares for those around him, Amos comes to accept his dowsing fate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A WONDERFUL SURPRISE

    • By William on 07-26-10

    Regular price: $30.60

    • 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 92
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
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      4 out of 5 stars 81

    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

    • 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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 545
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 503

    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 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    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 3 mins
    • Release date: 08-25-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 38 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dracula the Un-Dead

    • By: Dacre Stoker, Ian Holt
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 116
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      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    I>Dracula the Un-Dead is a bone-chilling sequel based on Bram Stoker's own handwritten notes for characters and plot threads excised from the original novel. Dracula the Un-Dead begins in 1912, 25 years after Dracula "crumbled into dust". Van Helsing's protégé, Dr. Jack Seward, is now a disgraced morphine addict obsessed with stamping out evil across Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dracula Re-Imagined....

    • By Noe on 10-30-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • 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 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    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

    • 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 26
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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

    • Amelia and the Viscount

    • Bluestocking Brides, Book 1
    • By: Samantha Holt
    • Narrated by: Stevie Zimmerman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4 out of 5 stars 36

    Amelia's writing was often prone to getting her into trouble. Hence why she eventually took on a pen name. But it seems, once again, her unthinking need to spill out everything onto paper will land her in hot water. After her sisters persuade her the only way to get over her love for Lord Nicholas Wentworth is to write about him, Amelia devotes hours and hours of ink to the subject. However, she never expects for Nicholas to end up in possession of this information.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the book and the narration..

    • By Trish R. on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Outsorcerer's Apprentice

    • By: Tom Holt
    • Narrated by: Ray Sawyer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 319
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 290

    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

    • Make-Believe Fiancé

    • By: Vivi Holt
    • Narrated by: Amanda Stribling
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Gwen Alder is starting over - divorced and broke, she’s come to Billings, Montana, for a new beginning. But waitressing in a roadside diner for the summer isn’t paying the bills. Heath Montgomery has it all - fame, fortune, and a megawatt smile, but one thing he doesn’t have is a date for his cousin’s wedding. When they cross paths, Heath has an idea - what if he paid her to be his date? They didn’t want anything more than a simple arrangement. They never planned to fall in love. But sometimes Cupid has a mind of his own.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fake it till you make it!

    • By Darcie on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Grant Writing Step by Step

    • A Simple, Straightforward Guidebook for Getting the Money You Need
    • By: Anne Haw Holt Ph.D
    • Narrated by: Mark Sherfy
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Created for her class in grant writing, Dr. Anne H. Holts' grant writing book allows you to collect the information you need to apply for grants for any project. Following the method outlined in this book you will develop the confidence to find and apply for grants to pay for your goals.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This is not a good book to listen to on audio. <br />

    • By Mstthew Hite on 11-28-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 3

    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

    • When It's a Jar

    • By: Tom Holt
    • Narrated by: Ray Sawyer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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      4 out of 5 stars 114

    Maurice has just killed a dragon with a bread knife. And had his destiny foretold…and had his true love spirited away. That's precisely the sort of stuff that'd bring out the latent heroism in anyone. Unfortunately, Maurice is pretty sure he hasn't got any latent heroism. Meanwhile, a man wakes up in a jar in a different kind of pickle (figuratively speaking). He can't get out, of course, but neither can he remember his name, or what gravity is, or what those things on the ends of his legs are called…and every time he starts working it all out, someone makes him forget again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clever, Adventurous, Unpredictable, Comic Fantasy

    • By Marge on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $28.50

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