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    • The Vanishers

    • By: Heidi Julavits
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Julia Severn is a student at an elite institute for psychics. Her mentor, the legendary Madame Ackermann, afflicted by jealousy, subjects Julia to the humiliation of reliving her mother's suicide when Julia was an infant. As the two lock horns, and Julia gains power, Madame Ackermann launches a desperate psychic attack that leaves Julia the victim of a crippling ailment. But others have noted Julia's emerging gifts, and soon she's recruited to track down an elusive missing person who might have a connection to her mother.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • i didn't hate it but i didn't love it

    • By Jessica on 04-30-12

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Folded Clock

    • By: Heidi Julavits
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she'd since become. Instead, "The actual diaries revealed me to possess the mind of a paranoid tax auditor." The entries are daily chronicles of anxieties about grades, looks, boys, and popularity. After reading the confessions of her past self, writes Julavits, "I want to good-naturedly laugh at this person. I want to but I can't."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No

    • By Geoff Rothschild on 07-27-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Uses of Enchantment

    • A Novel
    • By: Heidi Julavits
    • Narrated by: Shelly Frasier
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A few weeks later, an unharmed Mary reappears as suddenly and mysteriously as she disappeared, claiming to have little memory of what happened to her. Her mother, concerned that Mary has somehow been sullied by the experience, sends her to therapy with a psychologist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • hyper radiant girl liar

    • By M. C. Lauber on 06-23-07

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Mineral Palace

    • By: Heidi Julavits
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In the drought-ridden spring of 1934, Bena Jonnsen, her husband Ted, and their newborn baby relocate from their home in Minnesota to Pueblo, a Western plains town plagued by suffocating dust storms and equally suffocating social structures. Little can thrive in this bleak environment, neither Bena and Ted's marriage nor the baby, whom Bena believes - despite her husband's constant assurances - is slipping away from her.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Material Proof of the Failure of Everything

    • By: Heidi Julavits
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This piece, set in the year 2024, follows the lovelorn travails of a hapless member of the Hungarian surveillance apparatus.

    Regular price: $2.99