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    • Doomsday Book

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 26 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,044
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,165

    For Oxford student Kivrin, traveling back to the 14th century is more than the culmination of her studies - it's the chance for a wonderful adventure. For Dunworthy, her mentor, it is cause for intense worry about the thousands of things that could go wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timely, beautiful, terrible and haunting

    • By mudcelt on 11-02-09

    Regular price: $51.07

    • To Say Nothing of the Dog

    • Or How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last
    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 20 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,613
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,618

    In this Hugo-winner from Connie Willis, when too many jumps back to 1940 leave 21st century Oxford history student Ned Henry exhausted, a relaxing trip to Victorian England seems the perfect solution. But complexities like recalcitrant rowboats, missing cats, and love at first sight make Ned's holiday anything but restful - to say nothing of the way hideous pieces of Victorian art can jeopardize the entire course of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Sentimental Favorite

    • By Margaret on 05-28-16

    Regular price: $46.87

    • Blackout

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren, Connie Willis
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,402
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,559
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,564

    In her first novel since 2002, Nebula and Hugo award-winning author Connie Willis returns with a stunning, enormously entertaining novel of time travel, war, and the deeds - great and small - of ordinary people who shape history. In the hands of this acclaimed storyteller, the past and future collideand the result is at once intriguing, elusive, and frightening.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Double review - Blackout and All Clear

    • By Monica on 06-03-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • All Clear

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren, Connie Willis (introduction)
    • Length: 23 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,810
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,170
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,190

    Three time-traveling historians are visiting World War II England: Michael Davies, intent on observing heroism during the Miracle of Dunkirk; Merope Ward, studying children evacuated from London; and Polly Churchill, posing as a shopgirl in the middle of the Blitz. But when the three become unexpectedly trapped in 1940, they struggle not only to find their way home but to survive as Hitler's bombers attempt to pummel London into submission.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rescued by the second half

    • By Mike From Mesa on 12-05-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Crosstalk

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Mia Barron
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 777
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 718

    In a not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure that has been promised to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. So when Briddey Flannigan's fiancé proposes that he and Briddey undergo the procedure, she is delighted! Only, the results aren't quite as expected. Instead of gaining an increased empathetic link with her fiancé, Briddey finds herself hearing the actual thoughts of one of the nerdiest techs in her office. And that's the least of her problems.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Learn when to say no

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-21-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Bellwether

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 871
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 871

    Sandra Foster studies fads and their meanings for the HiTek corporation. Bennett O'Reilly works with monkey group behavior and chaos theory for the same company. When the two are thrust together due to a misdelivered package and a run of seemingly bad luck, they find a joint project in a flock of sheep. But a series of setbacks and disappointments arise before they are able to find answers to their questions - with the unintended help of the errant, forgetful, and careless office assistant Flip.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pattern Recognition" Meets "Office Space

    • By Pam on 07-04-12

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Connie Willis and Carrie Vaughn: A Conversation

    • By: Connie Willis, Carrie Vaughn
    • Narrated by: Connie Willis, Carrie Vaughn
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 228

    Connie Willis, the multiple Hugo Award-winning author of Blackout, and Carrie Vaughn, the author of the Kitty Norville paranormal fantasy series, discuss speculative fiction and the art of writing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • these authors made me want to hear their work

    • By Heather on 03-22-10

    Regular price: $0.00

    • The Best of Connie Willis

    • Award-Winning Stories
    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, Jessica Almasy, Mia Barron, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Here are the greatest stories of one of the greatest writers working in any genre today. All ten of the stories gathered here are Hugo or Nebula award winners - some even have the distinction of winning both. With a new Introduction by the author and personal afterwords to each story, plus a special look at three of Willis' unique public speeches - this is unquestionably the collection of the season, an audiobook that every Connie Willis fan will treasure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An index for locating stories

    • By Ruth Green on 11-29-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Passage

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Dina Pearlman
    • Length: 29 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 476
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 428

    Dr. Joanna Lander is a psychologist specializing in near-death experiences. She is about to get help from a new doctor with the power to give her the chance to get as close to death as anyone can.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing.........

    • By Ann on 03-14-14

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Inside Job

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    Rob, a professional debunker, is watching yet another performance by a supposed psychic. But as she calls forth the spirit entity known as Isus, another voice suddenly interrupts. And this one is so unexpected and so real, even the hardened skeptic finds he can't help but believe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific, but too short

    • By Linda on 05-15-08

    Regular price: $9.95

    • A Lot Like Christmas

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, L. J. Ganser, Lori Gardner, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    No one could ask for a better present than a collection of Connie Willis Christmas tales. These are amazing stories, representing all the best of the Connie Willis experience: true Christmas gifts to her many fans. They are full of humor, absurdity, human foibles, tragedy, joy, and hope. They both send up and embrace many of the best Christmas traditions, such as the Christmas newsletter, Secret Santas, office parties, holiday pageants, and Christmas dinners (both elaborate and spare).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Christmas stories ever!!

    • By Carrie Mercer on 12-07-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson (editor), Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, and others
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    Nineteen gut-wrenching reports from the front lines of the War of the Worlds, as logged by Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, H.P. Lovecraft, Winston Churchill, Jules Verne, and many of the other most famous writers of the time. The most popular and acclaimed science fiction writers of today relive the Martian invasion through the eyes of their famous predecessors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chronicles of the Classic Invasion

    • By Troy on 05-14-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Lincoln's Dreams

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: James Lurie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 93

    For Jeff Johnston, a young historical researcher for a Civil War novelist, reality is redefined on a bitter cold night near the close of a lingering winter. He meets Annie, an intense and lovely young woman suffering from vivid nightmares. Haunted by the dreamer and her unrelenting dreams, Jeff leads Annie on an emotional odyssey through the heartland of the Civil War in search of a cure. On long-silenced battlefields their relationship blossoms–two obsessed lovers linked by unbreakable chains of history, torn by a duty that could destroy them both.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Last chapter not missing

    • By Julia on 04-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Ben Bova, and others
    • Narrated by: Adrienne Barbeau, Ken Howard, Jack Carter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    Watch out - the Earth just fell into a dark sun's orbit! Or maybe you'd rather visit a theme park called Hell? These are just two of the strange and unnerving tales you'll find in this collection of great science fiction and fantasy stories.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Cute stories, clunky format

    • By Noah on 08-25-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Even the Queen & Other Short Stories

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Connie Willis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Included are these stories: "Even the Queen"; "At the Rialto"; "Death on the Nile"; "Why the World Didn't End Last Tuesday"; and "Close Encounter".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice to hear the author

    • By Monika on 02-28-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Last of the Winnebagos

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    In this Hugo Award-winning novella, dogs have become extinct after an epidemic, and the Humane Society has been granted extraordinary police powers to protect the remaining animals. As the Society investigates the death of a jackal on a highway, its attention turns to a photojournalist whose own dog was one of the last to survive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quick and fun listen!

    • By Sassbot on 07-07-09

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The Winds of Marble Arch

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    Tom, an American, is in London for a conference when he begins to experience unusual forces in the Underground. Is it an easily-explained phenomenon - or ghosts from Britain's past?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Willis' books

    • By Ellen on 07-22-08

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Remake

    • By: Connie Willis
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    In Remake, Connie Willis explores the timeless themes of emotion and technology, reality and illusion, and the bittersweet place where they intersect to make art. It's the Hollywood of the future, where moviemaking has been computerized and live-action films are a thing of the past. It's a Hollywood where Humphrey Bogart and Marilyn Monroe are starring together in A Star Is Born, and if you don't like the ending, you can change it with the stroke of a key. A Hollywood of warmbodies and sim-sex, of drugs and special effects, where anything is possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Don't Even Like Musicals...

    • By Aser Tolentino on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $14.95