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    • So You Want to Be a Wizard

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 1
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 965
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 511

    Because she insists on fighting with words instead of her fists, 13-year-old Nita is regularly tormented by a gang of classmates. One day, running to escape their blows, she hides in the only safe place nearby: the library. When a book about wizardry catches her eye, Nita finds the help she needs in its pages. As she moves from chapter to chapter, Nita learns more sophisticated spells. Soon, stepping through a worldgate, she enters a shadowy city swirling with vicious taxicabs and carnivorous fireplugs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not quite Harry Potter ... better

    • By Dilo on 05-30-04

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Star Trek, The Next Generation: The Dark Mirror (Adapted)

    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: John De Lancie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    One hundred years ago, 4 crewmembers of the U.S.S. Enterprise™ crossed the dimensional barrier and found a mirror image of their own universe, populated by nightmare duplicates of their shipmates. Barely able to escape with their lives, they returned, thankful that the accident which had brought them there could not be duplicated...or so they thought. But now the scientists of that empire have found a doorway into our universe. Their plan is to destroy from within, to replace a Federation Starship with one of their own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mirror universe TNG

    • By Kevin Newman on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $10.35

    • Deep Wizardry

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 2
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 457
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    Even though she's on vacation at the beach, young wizard Nita is still on active duty, available to assist any other wizard in distress. So when Nita meets the wizard S'reee, she is bound to promise help. Nita is needed to face the Lone Power, who is threatening life in the oceans. But although S'reee is a wizard, she is also a whale. Nita will need to shapeshift into a sea creature to join her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Even better for us kids at heart

    • By Dave Oberst on 04-26-04

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Games Wizards Play

    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    Every 11 years, Earth's senior wizards hold the Invitational: an intensive three-week event where the planet's newest, sharpest young wizards show off their best and hottest spells. Wizardly partners Kit Rodriguez and Nita Callahan, and Nita's sister, former wizard-prodigy Dairine Callahan, are drafted in to mentor two brilliant and difficult cases.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • absolutely fantastic!

    • By Bonniejane on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Wizard of Mars

    • The Ninth Book in the Young Wizards Series
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140

    While young wizards Kit and Nita investigate the mystery of the Red Planet’s long-lost inhabitants, life suddenly emerges again to shake Mars with its own perilous and baffling brand of magic. Kit’s long-standing Martian fascination ensnares him in a terrible, age-old conflict—making him a key to its solution or a tool for destroying humans. As Nita searches for Kit, she soon finds herself battling an implacable foe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • still! wonderful series.

    • By William Hildebrand on 10-07-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Omnitopia Dawn

    • Omnitopia #1
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 113

    In an increasingly wired and computer-friendly world, massive multiplayer online games have become the ultimate form of entertainment. And the most popular gaming universe of all is Omnitopia, created by genius programmer Dev Logan. For millions of people around the world, Omnitopia is an obsession, a passionate pastime, almost a way of life. But there's a secret to Omnitopia, one that Dev would give his life to protect: the game isn't just a program or a piece of code.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I hope I live to experience this first hand.

    • By Solace on 05-18-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Book of the Night with Moon

    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters
    • Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Rhiow seems a perfectly ordinary New York City cat. Or so her humans think - but she is much more than she appears. With her partners Saash and Urruah, she collaborates with human wizards, protecting the earth from dark forces and helping to maintain the network of magical gateways between different realities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • philosophical and entertaining

    • By Liv makes things on 09-05-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Spider-Man: The Lizard Sanction

    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The amazing Spider-Man launches into his most harrowing adventure as a trip to Florida turns into a deadly race to prevent disaster! The Lizard is wreaking havoc throughout the Everglades, as he seeks a cure for his dual identity as the reptilian villain and the human scientist Dr. Curt Connors -- the result of an experiment gone horribly wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good fairly typical spidey story that's fun and well paced...

    • By Jennifer Wyatt on 12-04-17

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Wizard's Holiday

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 7
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Rest and relaxation: that's what Nita thinks she's going to get when her little sister, Dairine, signs her up for a wizardly "cultural exchange" program, sending Nita and her partner-wizard Kit halfway across the galaxy over spring break. But nothing about wizardry, not even vacation, is ever quite that simple. Back home, Dairine and her dad have to cope with their side of the exchange.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Book

    • By Justy on 11-21-05

    Regular price: $27.95

    • High Wizardry

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 3
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    As young wizards, Nita and her friend, Kit, share magic spells and spectacular adventures. Twice, they have successfully thwarted a dark power called the Lone One. Each victory has protected the universe against its paralyzing force, for a while. But now Darine, Nita's 10-year-old sister, has found her wizard's manual. With the help of a laptop computer, Darine has not only absorbed the book's wisdom, she has become a powerful wizard herself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great book!

    • By Kody Bear on 08-03-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • To Visit the Queen

    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Angele Masters
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Rhiow, Urruah, and Arhu, the wizard cats who saved New York City in "The Book of Night with Moon", are summoned to London to deal with a crisis which affects the very fabric of time.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Wizard Abroad

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 4
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    Fourteen-year-old Nita is in Ireland, spending the summer with her aunt. As a young wizard, Nita is fascinated by the forces at work in this ancient land. Sometimes, the world seems to be shifting sideways into another dimension. Layers of history, rich with battles between superhuman tribes, lurk beneath the surface of every moment. When Nita discovers that her aunt is a wizard, too, Nita realizes that this summer will not be a vacation. Ireland truly is in danger: her past is breaking into the present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By MacenKraft on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The Wizard's Dilemma

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 5
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    Nita's best friend and wizard partner Kit has gone his own way, leaving Nita to practice magic on her own. In the midst of this sad goodbye, Nita's mother is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, seemingly untreatable by science or sorcery. Nita's greatest foe, the evil Lone Power, may be her only hope. Her mother's life hanging in the balance, Nita must now trust an arch-nemesis she's spent a lifetime fighting.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • authentic

    • By Daniel on 01-31-05

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Wizards at War

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 8
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    Nita and Kit return from their wizardly holiday and are looking forward to getting back to their everyday routine. But there's trouble brewing. A strange darkness of the mind and heart is about to befall the older wizards of the world, stealing away their power. Soon the young wizards of Earth and many other planets find themselves forced to defend wizards and nonwizards alike against an invasion of a kind they've never imagined. But mere defense won't be enough to combat the evil afoot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Young Wizards are growing up

    • By Chris on 04-07-07

    Regular price: $34.95

    • A Wizard Alone

    • Young Wizard Series, Book 6
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    Best-selling author Diane Duane has created a book full of magical mystery, suspense, and humor that is sure to delight Harry Potter fans. When Nita and Kit, two teenage wizards, lose a young friend, Kit goes searching for him. Meanwhile, Nita is grappling with mysterious dreams and disturbing messages. Soon she fears that the Dark Power, source of all death, is threatening to return to the universe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Aging has made it not very PC, try the new ebook.

    • By Kamala on 01-10-16

    Regular price: $23.95

    • A Wind from the South

    • Raetian Tales, Book 1
    • By: Diane Duane
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41

    A goddess in the making... or a demon reborn? In the remote mountain village where she was born, Mariarta dil Alicg lives the untroubled life of a peasant girl...until, soon after a mysterious stranger's arrival, she starts to hear voices in the wind. The voices whisper strange secrets in Mariarta's ears -- promising her the power to command the stormwind, hinting at an unknown, magical heritage, and prophesying a fate marvelous past all Mariarta's imaginings. Then a curse falls on Mariarta's village, shattering the lives of her family and friends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This was a suprise!

    • By Yvonne on 03-11-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mindblast

    • Space Cops, Book 1
    • By: Diane Duane, Peter Morwood
    • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Officer Lon Salonikis discovered the dark secret behind the Hyperprocess - a conspiracy of mind-altering proportions buried in the deviant quarter Freedom II. And now Salonikis has been terminated. Only Solar Patrol Rangers Evan Glyndower and Joss O'Bannion are fearless enough to venture downlevel - courting certain death to unmask their former partner's assassin...and to learn the terrible price of the ultimate ecstasy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • GOOD START TO A NEW SERIES!

    • By Bunty on 04-14-15

    Regular price: $17.95

    • High Moon

    • Space Cops, Book 3
    • By: Diane Duane, Peter Morwood
    • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Holding the tool of chaos - a decoder prototype they stole from the Solar Patrol, thus making this security apparatus of the elite interplanetary peacekeeping force ineffective - a radical band of space outlaws known as The Red Dawn plans destruction.

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Kill Station

    • Space Cops, Book 2
    • By: Diane Duane, Peter Morwood
    • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A novel based on the fantastic role-playing universe Shadow World. On an island, two nations exist in a fragile peace: the warlike Firozians, famed for their magical swords, and the gentle Gnomons, known for their precision clocks and power over time. They face off for war following the death of a young boy, but they are soon united against a common enemy.

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Keeper of the City

    • Guardians of the Three, Book 2
    • By: Diane Duane, Peter Morwood
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Under the careful guidance of the catlike mrem, the city of Niau has grown into a prosperous trading center. It lies, however, far to the east - on the very edge of the kingdom of Ar - ever vulnerable to invasion by the mrem's legendary enemies, the Eastern Lords. Ordered to guard Niau from an attack that may never come, the mercenary Reswen - a veteran of the great battle at Cragsclaw - accepts his king's will. Working undercover, he rises to become chief of the secret police, aware of all the city's intrigues.

    Regular price: $24.95