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    • Sabriel

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,666
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,800
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,807

    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

    • Abhorsen

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,711
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,197
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,193

    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

    • 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 2,832
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,283
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,285

    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

    • 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 1,318
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,211

    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 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 915
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 843
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 845

    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

    • 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 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    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
    • Solid, but not amazing anthology

    • By AtomixIGN on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Book of Magic

    • By: Gardner Dozois - editor, George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 24 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • some stinkers mostly good

    • By M.T. on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • 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 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Brianna on 06-22-15

    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 693
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 381

    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

    • 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 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    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

    • Frogkisser!

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    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

    • 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 382
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    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

    • 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 498
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    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

    • 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 354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200

    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

    • 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 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221

    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

    • 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 421
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    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 Anonymous User on 03-25-18

    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 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    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

    • Shade's Children

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Charles Carroll
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no human shall live a day past their 14th birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the children of the Dorms are taken to the Meat Factory, where they will be made into creatures whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade - once a man but now more like the machines he fights - recruits the few teenagers who escape into a secret resistance force. With luck, cunning, and skill, four of Shade’s children come closer than the others to discovering the source of the Overlords’ power - and the key to their downfall.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sci Fi, Young Adults, Dystopia, AI, the lot

    • By Sumit G. on 06-11-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Have Sword, Will Travel

    • By: Garth Nix, Sean Williams
    • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    It is strange enough that Odo and Eleanor have stumbled upon a sword in a dried-up river outside their village. It is even stranger that Odo is able to remove it from where it's buried. And it's remarkably strange when the sword starts to talk. Odo and Eleanor have unearthed Biter, a famous fighter from earlier times. By finding Biter, Odo instantly becomes a knight - a role he is exquisitely unsuited for. Eleanor, however, would make a perfect knight - but she's not the one with the sword.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another solid title

    • By Anonymous User on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • 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 291
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    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

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