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    • Sabriel

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,485
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,492

    Ever since she was a tiny child, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But now her father, the Mage Abhorsen, is missing, and to find him Sabriel must cross back into that world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enraptured

    • By T. HICKS on 06-20-09

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Lirael

    • Daughter of the Clayr
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,651
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,115

    Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Abandoned by her mother, ignorant of her father's identity, Lirael resembles no one else in her large extended family living in the Clayr's glacier. She doesn't even have the Sight, the ability to See into the present and possibly futures, that is the very birthright of the Clayr.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charter Knows, a Library Can Be a Dangerous Place

    • By Jefferson on 04-18-13

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Abhorsen

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,523
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,025
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,024

    Before she went to join Sam and Mogget downstairs, Lirael paused for a moment to look at herself in the tall silver mirror that hung on the wall of her room. The image that faced her bore little resemblance to the Second Assistant Librarian of the Clayr. She saw a warlike and grim young woman, dark hair bound back with a silver cord rather than hanging free to disguise her face. She no longer wore her librarian's waistcoat, and she had a long Nehima at her side rather than a library-issue dagger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • splendid

    • By DangerMouse on 07-05-08

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Book of Swords

    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb, and others
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, Julia Whelan, Mark Deakins, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 161

    In The Book of Swords, acclaimed editor and best-selling author Gardner Dozois presents an all-new anthology of original epic tales by a stellar cast of award-winning modern masters - many of them set in their authors' best-loved worlds. Join today's finest tellers of fantastic tales, including George R. R. Martin, K. J. Parker, Robin Hobb, Scott Lynch, Ken Liu, C. J. Cherryh, Daniel Abraham, Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Kushner, and more on action-packed journeys into the outer realms of dark enchantment and intrepid derring-do.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a mixed bag

    • By alisa on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,152

    Award-winning author Garth Nix returns to the Old Kingdom with a thrilling prequel complete with dark magic, royalty, dangerous action, a strong heroine, and flawless world-building. This epic fantasy adventure is destined to be a classic, and is perfect for fans of Game of Thrones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great prequel to Abhorsen trilogy

    • By ciorstan on 10-17-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Goldenhand

    • The Old Kingdom, Book 5
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 826
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 760
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    Lirael lost one of her hands in the binding of Orannis, but now she has a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic. On a dangerous journey, Lirael returns to her childhood home, the Clayr's Glacier, where she was once a Second Assistant Librarian. There a young woman from the distant North brings her a message from her long-dead mother, Arielle. It is a warning about the Witch with No Face. But who is the Witch, and what is she planning?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I'm not sure what happened here

    • By Mandi G. on 11-12-16

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Grim Tuesday

    • The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 2
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249

    Arthur doesn't think he'll have to return to the strange house that nearly killed him on Monday, the house that contains an entire world. But Tuesday brings new challenges: the enemy Grim Tuesday, who threatens the well-being of both Arthur's family and his world. Arthur must retrieve the Second Key from Grim Tuesday in order to save everything; an adventure that will include stealing a Sunship, fighting the void-like Nithlings, and traveling in the scary Far Reaches for the ultimate showdown.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Garth Nix Success!!!

    • By Theresa on 06-09-04

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Frogkisser!

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Poor Princess Anya. Forced to live with her evil stepmother's new husband, her evil stepstepfather. Plagued with an unfortunate ability to break curses with a magic-assisted kiss. And forced to go on the run when her stepstepfather decides to make the kingdom entirely his own. Aided by a loyal talking dog, a boy thief trapped in the body of a newt, and some extraordinarily mischievous wizards, Anya sets off on a quest that, if she plays it right, will ultimately free her land - and teach her a thing or two.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By Jessica on 05-29-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • To Hold the Bridge

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Raphael Corkhill, Roger Wayne, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    Garth Nix is renowned for his legendary fantasy works, but To Hold the Bridge showcases his versatility, as the collection offers 19 short stories from every genre of literature, including science fiction, paranormal, realistic fiction, mystery, and adventure. Whether writing about vampires, detectives, ancient spirits, or odd jobs, Garth Nix's ability to pull his readers into new worlds is extraordinary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great mix of greatness

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $33.08

    • Blood Ties

    • Spirit Animals, Book 3
    • By: Garth Nix, Sean Williams
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    The adventure continues in this third book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series. Erdas is a land of balance. A rare link, the spirit animal bond, bridges the human and animal worlds. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan each have this gift-and the grave responsibility that comes with it. But the Conquerors are trying to destroy this balance. They're swallowing whole cities in their rush for power - including Meilin's home.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4th grade book report would recommend

    • By RLR on 04-23-16

    Regular price: $14.69

    • Mister Monday

    • The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 1
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351

    Arthur Penhaligon is not supposed to be a hero. He is, in fact, supposed to die an early death. But then his life is saved by a key shaped like the minute hand of a clock.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Book by Nix

    • By B. Manowski on 09-27-05

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Haunted Nights

    • A Horror Writers Association Anthology
    • By: Ellen Datlow - editor, Garth Nix, Kelley Armstrong, and others
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Erin Spencer, James Patrick Cronin, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Here are 16 chilling, never-before-published tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, coedited by Ellen Datlow, one of the most successful and respected genre editors, and Lisa Morton, a leading authority on Halloween. Included are stories about scheming jack-o'-lanterns, vengeful ghosts, otherworldly changelings, disturbingly realistic haunted attractions, masks that cover terrifying faces, murderous urban legends, parties gone bad, cult Halloween movies, and trick-or-treating in the future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haunted Nights

    • By Adam on 11-30-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Lord Sunday

    • The Keys to the Kingdom #7
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206

    The house is falling apart, and when it is destroyed, all existence will be destroyed with it. Arthur Penhaligon and his friends Leaf and Suzy are caught in the chaos, separated by events but drawn together in their fight to survive. They must use every power at their disposal magical or practical to defeat the enemies attacking them from all sides.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting...

    • By Summer on 11-20-11

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Newt's Emerald

    • Magic, Maids, and Masquerades
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Faye Adele
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    After Lady Truthful's magical Newington emerald is stolen from her, she devises a simple plan: go to London to recover the missing jewel. She quickly learns, however, that a woman cannot wander the city streets alone without damaging her reputation, and she disguises herself as a mustache-wearing man. During Truthful's dangerous journey she discovers a crook, an unsuspecting ally, and an evil sorceress - but will she find the emerald?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clean, fun magical romp

    • By A. Cooper on 08-17-16

    Regular price: $22.81

    • The Book of Magic

    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, and others
    • Length: 25 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois's acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic. How could it be otherwise? For every Frodo, there is a Gandalf... and a Saruman. For every Dorothy, a Glinda... and a Wicked Witch of the West. What would Harry Potter be without Albus Dumbledore... and Severus Snape? Figures of wisdom and power, possessing arcane, often forbidden knowledge, wizards and sorcerers are shaped - or misshaped - by the potent magic they seek to wield.

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Drowned Wednesday

    • The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 3
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    Wednesday has rolled around, and Arthur Penhaligon has an invitation to return to the House that he can't refuse. Drowned Wednesday has sent a ship to pick him up from the hospital...even though his hometown is miles away from any ocean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one of my faves

    • By Matt Maxx Marz on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Sir Thursday

    • Keys to the Kingdom, Book 4
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    On the fourth day there was war. Following their adventures in the Border Sea, Arthur and Leaf head for home. But only Leaf gets through the front door. Arthur is blocked because someone, or something, has assumed his identity and is taking over his life. Before Arthur can take action, he is drafted by Sir Thursday and forced to join the Glorious Army of the Architect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story and Reader

    • By Laura on 11-29-06

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Superior Saturday

    • Keys to the Kingdom, Book 6
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    Arthur Penhaligan has wrestled five of the Keys from their immortal guardians, the Trustees of the Will. But gaining the Sixth Key poses a greater challenge than any he has faced before. Superior Saturday is not just one of the Trustees - she is also the oldest Denizen and the most powerful and knowledgeable sorcerer within the House.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shortest of all the Days

    • By Matthew on 12-04-08

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Lady Friday

    • Keys to the Kingdom, Book 5
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187

    Four of the seven Trustees have been defeated and their Keys taken, but for Arthur, the week is still getting worse. Suzy Blue and Fred Gold Numbers have been captured by the Piper, and his New Nithling army still controls most of the Great Maze. Superior Saturday is causing trouble wherever she can, including turning off all the elevators in the House and blocking the Front Door.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book!

    • By Daniel on 04-11-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Lady Friday

    • The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 5
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Lady Friday tempts Arthur with an unexpected offer - but it is a cunning trap for the Rightful Heir to the Kingdom, or a chance he must seize before Superior Saturday or the Piper snatch it first? Who will win the race to discover the secret of the Middle House?

    Regular price: $20.97

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