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    • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

    • By: Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Susan Duerden, Rosalyn Landor, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,012
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,940
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,932

    London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she's never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb.... As Juliet and her new correspondent exchange letters, Juliet is drawn into the world of this man and his friends – and what a wonderfully eccentric world it is.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MUCH better than I ever expected! Give it a try!

    • By Kent on 10-19-09

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Ivy and Bean

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 210

    Annie Barrows introduces Ivy and Bean, two unique girls who certainly didn't plan on becoming friends. Bean, a mischievous yet lovable tomboy, never thought she'd enjoy playing with Ivy, the quiet new neighbor who looks rather boring. Ivy, however, happens to be a witch in training! When Bean gets into a real pickle, Ivy unexpectedly comes to her aid, sparking a rambunctious backyard caper that just might lead to a fabulous new friendship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • fun, but too expensive

    • By Sean on 11-04-15

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Ivy and Bean: What's the Big Idea

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    Annie Barrows’ Ivy and Bean books star a pair of mismatched best friends who are nevertheless inseparable. The science fair is here, and everyone in Ivy and Bean’s second-grade class couldn’t be more excited. This year’s theme is global warming, and all of the kids are working on their own projects and experiments. But what are Ivy and Bean up to? They could try something involving explosions, ice cubes, ropes, or possibly—and probably—something completely different!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ivy and bean what's the big idea

    • By brenda hakkarinen on 06-05-17

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Ivy and Bean Make the Rules

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    Bean's older sister, Nancy, is going to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp, where she will do Crafts and Music and First Aid and other secret things that Bean will never know about because girls have to be 11 to go to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp. Bean doesn't care. She doesn't want to go to camp. She wouldn't go even if they begged her. So ha. So ha ha. So - wait a second! Bean and Ivy can make their own camp, their own better camp: Camp Flaming Arrow, where counselors Ivy and Bean will give a whole new meaning to Crafts, Music, First Aid, and hands-on learning!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ivy and beann

    • By noworries on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Ivy and Bean Take the Case

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There's a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren't any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some!

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Annie Barrows' infectiously fun Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record will have kids racing outside to shovel some dirt. Everyone in the second grade wants to set a world record. While other kids attempt to break records involving cartwheels and M&Ms, Ivy has a much neater idea. She and Bean will be the youngest people to ever unearth dinosaur fossils! And, after digging just two feet into Bean's back yard, they've already found their first bone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dersome

    • By pfh on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $11.02

    • The Truth According to Us

    • A Novel
    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Tara Sands, Julia Whelan, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 487
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 445

    In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck's father, a United States senator, cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers' Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days Layla finds herself far from her accustomed social whirl, assigned to cover the history of the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia, and destined, in her opinion, to go completely mad with boredom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the Potato Peel Pie Society...

    • By Jan on 06-15-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Annie Barrows' Ivy & Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go will have kids jumping in their seats one instant and rolling on the floor laughing the next. While Bean is the loudest girl in her class, Ivy is the quietest, best-behaved second grader. So when Ivy scares the whole class silly by saying there's a ghost in the girls' bathroom, everyone is surprised!

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Ivy & Bean Take Care of the Babysitter

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    In their fourth outing, bookish Ivy and rambunctious Bean must outwit the most awful babysitter ever - Bean's older sister Nancy. Ivy uses all of her smarts to rescue her best pal, and soon the two are hatching a plan to prove to the world that Nancy is at least a million times worse than any other babysitter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good😀😀😀😀😀😖😀😆😀😊😆😀😊😆😀😜

    • By Jodina on 01-04-18

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Ivy & Bean

    • Doomed to Dance
    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Annie Barrows has won critical acclaim and become fabulously popular among young readers for her enchanting Ivy and Bean books. In Doomed to Dance, Ivy and Bean pester their parents into letting them take ballet lessons - but ballet isn't quite what the girls thought it would be! And now they have to get through the entire ballet course, just like they promised. Will they have to take part in the dreaded recital, or can the girls find a way to weasel out of it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ivy and beann

    • By noworries on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Ivy & Bean: Bound to Be Bad

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Annie Barrows' delightful Ivy and Bean series is packed with mischief, fun and heart. Young listeners love the two girls' sense of independence and adventure. After taking on ghosts and bad babysitters, what else is there for this dynamic duo to overcome? Well, this time out, they are going to try to be as good as possible - so good that even woodland creatures will just walk right up to them and be their friends. And when that doesn't work, these best buds discover that being bad once in a while isn't so bad at all.

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Ivy & Bean

    • No News Is Good News
    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Annie Barrows caused quite a stir among critics and fans when she introduced pint-sized heroines bookish Ivy and always-active Bean. Here the two attempt to overcome their boredom by creating a newspaper focusing on the folks who live on Pancake Court. As reporters, they find all sorts of interesting stories, but their neighbors may not share the two girls’ enthusiasm.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my girls love this series

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-18-18

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Magic Half

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Miri is the non-twin child in a family with two sets of them...The family has just moved to an old farmhouse in a new town, where the only good thing seems to be Miri's ten-sided attic bedroom. But when Miri gets sent to her room after accidentally bashing her big brother on the head with a shovel, she finds herself in the same room...only not quite. Without meaning to, she has found a way to travel back in time to 1935 where she discovers Molly, a girl her own age very much in need of a loving family

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Cliente Kindle on 01-11-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Magic in the Mix

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Molly and Miri Gill are twins. They look the same, act the same and sometimes even think the same. But they weren't always twins - Molly used to live in 1935, until Miri traveled back in time to save her from the clutches of Molly's evil adoptive family. Only they know about the magic, and its power to set things right. So when home repairs unleash more unexpected magic from their very special, very magical old house, the girls set off on another time-traveling adventure to the Civil War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great but very serious

    • By eskimommafl on 08-29-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Nothing

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Arielle DeLisle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Nothing ever happens to Charlotte and Frankie. Their lives are nothing like the lives of the girls they read about in their YA novels. They don't have flowing red hair, and hot romantic encounters never happen - let alone meeting a true soul mate. But when Charlotte decides to write down everything that happens during their sophomore year - to prove that nothing happens and there is no plot or character development in real life - she's surprised to find that being 15 isn't as boring as she thought.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for everyone

    • By Tyler on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Le cercle littéraire des amateurs d'épluchures de patates

    • By: Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cachou Kirsch, Nathalie Hons, Nathalie Hugo, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Janvier 1946. Tandis que Londres se relève douloureusement des drames de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, Juliet, jeune écrivain, cherche un sujet pour son prochain roman. La lettre d'un inconnu, natif de Guernesey, va le lui fournir. Juliet pénètre alors un monde insoupçonné, délicieusement excentrique ; celui d'un club de lecture au nom étrange inventé pour tromper l'occupant allemand. De lettre en lettre, Juliet découvre l'histoire d'une petite communauté débordante de charme, d'humour, d'humanité. Et puis vient le jour où elle se rend à Guernesey.

    Regular price: $19.24

    • The Truth According to Us

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Tara Sands, Julia Whelan, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    "I can't stand this poky little town any more. How can I bear it for three more months? Today alone has lasted years..." Disinherited by her father, the debutante Miss Layla Beck is forced to spend the hot summer of 1938 in Macedonia, West Virginia, and is tasked with recording the small town's history. She arrives with one goal: to get out as quickly as possible. Macedonia's history seems simple enough - brief and uneventful.

    Regular price: $38.17

    • Le secret de la manufacture de chaussettes inusables

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Claire Tefnin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Quand Layla Beck accepte de devenir rédactrice pour le compte d'une agence gouvernementale, elle s'imagine déjà en route vers le prix Pulitzer. Hélas, on la charge de rédiger l'histoire de Macedonia, une petite ville de Virginie, et de sa manufacture de chaussettes. C'est peu de dire que le projet ne l'emballe guère et que l'été s'annonce sinistre.

    Regular price: $23.50

    • The Truth According to Us

    • By: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee, Tara Sands, Julia Whelan
    • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    From the coauthor of the international best seller The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. "I can't stand this poky little town any more. How can I bear it for three more months? Today alone has lasted years...." Disinherited by her father, the debutante Miss Layla Beck is forced to spend the hot summer of 1938 in Macedonia, West Virginia, and is tasked with recording the small town's history. She arrives with one goal: to get out as quickly as possible.

    Regular price: $24.78