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    • My Story

    • By: Elizabeth Smart, Chris Stewart
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Smart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,685
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,420
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,417

    On June 5, 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped, and told she and her family would be killed if she tried to escape. After her rescue on March 12, 2003, she rejoined her family and worked to pick up the pieces of her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a heartbreaker, with a happy ending

    • By Andy on 11-08-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Daily Show (the AudioBook)

    • An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests
    • By: Jon Stewart - foreword, Chris Smith
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, Jay Snyder, Kevin T. Collins, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,805
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,661
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,658

    This oral history takes the listener behind the curtain for all the show's highlights, from its origins as Comedy Central's underdog late-night program hosted by Craig Kilborn to Jon Stewart's long reign to Trevor Noah's succession, rising from a scrappy jester in the 24-hour political news cycle to become part of the beating heart of politics - a trusted source for not only comedy but also commentary, with a reputation for calling bullshit and an ability to effect real change in the world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not narrated by the interviewees

    • By Diana on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Seven Miracles That Saved America

    • By: Chris Stewart, Ted Stewart
    • Narrated by: Mark Van Wagoner, Art Allen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    “When the odds were stacked against us - and there have been many times when the great experiment we call America could have and should have failed - did God intervene to save us?” That question, posed by authors Chris and Ted Stewart, is the foundation for this remarkable book. And the examples they cite provide compelling evidence that the hand of Providence has indeed preserved the United States of America on multiple occasions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved the content. Reading was clear and strong.

    • By April Cline Jones on 03-11-17

    Regular price: $19.56

    • Stormchaser

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Since his childhood in the DeepWoods, young Twig has always longed to soar above the forest canopy and explore the sky. Now a crew member on his father's sky pirate ship, the Stormchaser, his dream seems fulfilled. But a much higher destiny awaits Twig. The lofty city of Sanctaphrax, built on a giant rock, floating high in the sky, is at the point of disaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite series from childhood.

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-23-18

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Beyond the Deepwoods

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Clive Mantle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the Woodtrolls, but he isn't one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, dangerous world beyond the Deepwoods. He meets a collection of odd companions, such as his wise guardian, the Caterbird; the Slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling Rotsucker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FABULOUS!!!

    • By Timothy J. Haas on 08-16-05

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Miracle of Freedom

    • 7 Tipping Points That Saved the World
    • By: Chris Stewart, Ted Stewart
    • Narrated by: Mark Van Wagoner, Art Allen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    >"How unusual is it, really, in the history of all known human experience, to enjoy the blessing of living free?" The answer may surprise you. In The Miracle of Freedom, Chris and Ted Stewart make a strong case that fewer than five percent of all people who have ever lived on the Earth have lived under conditions that we could consider "free". So where did freedom come from, and how are we fortunate enough to experience it in our day?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • should be an essential read in every school

    • By khemingway on 03-28-14

    Regular price: $20.29

    • Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

    • Edge Chronicles 3
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Far over the Edge, a mighty storm is brewing - a whirling vortex of immense power and unimaginable ferocity that is essential to the survival of the Edgelands. In its path is Sanctaphrax - a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain. Sailing over the Edge and into the maelstrom itself, Twig - a young sky pirate captain - is the only Edgelander to learn of the approaching danger. But the perilous voyage destroys his sky ship, hurling his crew far into - and beyond - the Deepwoods, and robbing Twig of all memory.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Mark of a Giant

    • 7 People Who Changed the World
    • By: Ted Stewart, Chris Stewart
    • Narrated by: Art Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Throughout the course of history, civilization has been blessed by strong-minded men and women who have impacted our world in extraordinary ways. Their imprint upon humanity is beyond dispute. And many would contend that they were no less than the result of Divine Providence - a gift of God to the human race. The Mark of a Giant examines the lives and contributions of seven men and women who changed the world: Abraham of Ur, Pericles, the Apostle Paul, Sir Isaac Newton, Marie Curie, Martin Luther King Jr., and Mother Teresa.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening

    • By Emily on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Edge Chronicles

    • The Curse of the Gloamglozer
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    In the floating city of Sanctaphrax, fusty old professors scheme and bicker with each other as they study the weather in minute detail - mistsifting, fogprobing, researching the air blowing in from beyond the Edge. But some experiments are best left alone.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • abridged really ruins a good book.

    • By greyyo on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $14.91

    • Muddle Earth

    • Muddle Earth, Book 1
    • By: Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart
    • Narrated by: John Sessions
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    As the third moon rises over Muddle Earth's Perfumed Bog, the twinkling lights are lit on a small houseboat, home to a wizard, Randalf, and his familiar, a very sarcastic budgie called Veronica. Randalf is in trouble: he's stony broke. He's just spent his last silver pipsqueak. There's only one way for a wizard to make cash on Muddle Earth, and that's by doing some magic. Meanwhile, life is about to change beyond recognition for Joe Jefferson, an ordinary schoolboy on ordinary Earth, and his dog, Henry.

    Regular price: $7.94

    • Ep. 8: TexaFlorida with Michelle Buteau (Sounds Like America)

    • By: Michelle Buteau, Susan Orlean, Chris Cubas, and others
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    [Contains explicit content] If you think about it, Texas and Florida really just go together. They're in the south, but they sure ain't "the South." They both enjoy guns and chaos. And they both contain some of the strangest juxtapositions in the country. In this episode of Sounds Like America, host Michelle Buteau takes you on a rich, wild ride through these two eccentric states - stopping for weird ducks, Disney World, cicada horror shows, and of course, a football game led by a coach with a voice like a chainsaw.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Beyond the Deepwoods

    • The Edge Chronicles
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Michael Praed
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Young Twig lives in the Deepwoods, among the Woodtrolls, but he isn't one of them. In a brave attempt to find out where he belongs, Twig wanders into the mysterious, fascinating, and sometimes hazardous world beyond the Deepwoods. In his travels he encounters myriad peculiar creatures, like his wise guardian, the Caterbird; the Slaughterers, a peaceful race who butcher animals for their livelihood; and the vicious, bile-swilling Rotsucker.

    Regular price: $14.91

    • The Winter Knights

    • The Edge Chronicles
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In the great floating city of Sanctaphrax, blizzards howl through the streets as the Edgeworld descends into an endless winter. Quint, the son of a sky pirate, has just begun his training at the Knights Academy - training that involves heading out over the Edge on tethers to develop his flying skills. But when Quint breaks the rules and head out to Open Sky on his own, he runs into the great sky leviathan known as a cloud-eater.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome BUT they should be UNabridged!!!

    • By HonoluluK on 05-28-12

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Freeglader

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Fleeing from the ruins of New Undertown, Rook Barkwater and his colleagues - the librarian knights, Felix Lodd and his banderbear friends - must lead the escaping population to a new life in the Free Glades. But perils aplenty are ahead for the crowd - not to mention some goblins with plans of their own. A dramatic and exciting conclusion to the Rook Barkwater sequence that takes the reader on a thrilling journey across the Edgeworld.

    Regular price: $14.45

    • The Last of the Sky Pirates

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 7
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Rook Barkwater dreams of becoming a librarian knight - sent out to explore the mysteries of the Edgeworld. So when his chance comes, he grabs it. Breaking all the rules, he sets out on a journey to the Free Glades and beyond.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • it is unfortunatly abridged

    • By Stefan O'Dell on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Barnaby Grimes

    • Curse of the Night Wolf
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Kalajzic
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad - he'll deliver any message anywhere anytime. As fast as possible. Tick-tock - time is money! But strange things are afoot. One moonlit night, as Barnaby highstacks above the city, leaping from roof to roof, gutter to gable, pillar to pediment, a huge beast attacks. He barely escapes with his life. And now his friend Old Benjamin has disappeared.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a wonderful book to go brain dead to!

    • By Abigail on 10-27-11

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Midnight Over Sanctaphrax

    • The Edge Chronicles, Book 6
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing: a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax: a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!!

    • By berndf on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $14.45

    • Last Days of the Bus Club

    • By: Chris Stewart
    • Narrated by: Chris Stewart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    It's two decades since Chris Stewart moved to his farm on the wrong side of a river in southern Spain and his daughter Chlöe is preparing to leave for university. We find Chris, a local literary celebrity, using his fame to help his old sheep-shearing partner find work on a raucous road trip; cooking a TV lunch for visiting British chef, Rick Stein; and, most movingly, visiting famine-stricken Niger for Oxfam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lovely read

    • By *_ME_* on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $16.21

    • The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society

    • By: Chris Stewart
    • Narrated by: Chris Stewart
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society finds Chris Stewart and his family still living on their farm, El Varo -- but life there never stands still. You will find yourself laughing out loud as Chris is instructed by his daughter on the way to treat dung beetles, bluffs his way as an art history guide to millionaire Bostonians, collects seeds in North Africa, and joins an Almond Blossom Appreciation Society. And you'll cringe as he tries his hand at office work in Granada.

    Regular price: $14.01

    • Barnaby Grimes

    • Legion of the Dead
    • By: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
    • Narrated by: Paul Panting
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In Legion of the Dead, Barnaby finds himself embroiled in a plot that includes a legion of zombies raised from the dead. In Dickensian times, people were terrified of being buried alive, and so were left in their coffin with a wire, attached to a bell, running from above the ground, down through the earth and the lid of the coffin, and tied to the little finger of the buried body. Those who found themselves awake in the darkness of their coffin could wiggle their finger and summon help.

    Regular price: $15.32

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