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    • Monsters

    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 21 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 243
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 218

    The Changed are on the move. The Spared are out of time. The End…is now. When her parents died, Alex thought things couldn't get much worse - until the doctors found the monster in her head. She headed into the wilderness as a good-bye, to leave everything behind. But then the end of the world happened, and Alex took the first step down a treacherous road of betrayal and terror and death. Now, with no hope of rescue - on the brink of starvation in a winter that just won't quit - she discovers a new and horrifying truth. The Change isn't over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EMP causes all kinds of trouble.

    • By Michelle on 11-29-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Ashes

    • Ashes Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,091
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 979
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 990

    An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device and killing billions. Alex hiked into the woods to say good-bye to her dead parents and her personal demons. Now desperate to find out what happened after the pulse crushes her to the ground, Alex meets up with Tom, a young soldier, and Ellie, a girl whose grandfather was killed by the EMP. For this improvised family and the others who are spared, it's now a question of who can be trusted and who is no longer human.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Readable Story About the End of the World

    • By Aser Tolentino on 09-25-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Drowning Instinct

    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    There are stories where the girl gets her prince, and they live happily ever after. (This is not one of those stories.) Jenna Lord's first 16 years were not exactly a fairy tale. Her father is a controlling psycho and her mother is a drunk. She used to count on her older brother - until he shipped off to Iraq. And then, of course, there was the time she almost died in a fire.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing

    • By Justagirl on 03-09-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Draw the Dark

    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    There are things in Winter, Wisconsin, folks just don't talk about. The murder way back in '45 is one. The near-suicide of a first-grade teacher is another. And then there is 17-year old Christian Cage. Christian's parents disappeared when he was a little boy, and ever since he's drawn and painted obsessively, trying desperately to remember his mother. The problem is Christian doesn't just draw his own memories. He can draw the thoughts of those around him.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Do a little research

    • By Snowy Marigold on 11-21-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Shadows

    • Ashes Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 357

    The Apocalypse does not end. The Changed will grow in numbers. The Spared may not survive. Even before the EMPs brought down the world, Alex was on the run from the demons of her past and the monster living in her head. After the world was gone, she believed Rule could be a sanctuary for her and those she’d come to love. But she was wrong. Now Alex is in the fight of her life against the adults, who would use her, the survivors, who don’t trust her, and the Changed, who would eat her alive....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Your Mileage Will Almost Certainly Vary

    • By Aser Tolentino on 10-11-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sin Eater's Confession

    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was...you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. I guess you could say I knew Jimmy as well as anyone (which was not very well). I knew what scared him. And I knew he had dreams even if I didn't understand them. Even if he nearly ruined my life to pursue them. Jimmy's dead now, and I definitely know that better than anyone. I know about blood and bone and how bodies decompose. I know about shadows and stones and hatchets. I know what a last cry for help sounds like.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another gutwrenching and well written piece by Ilsa, and another outstanding performance by Nick Podehl.

    • By VaultGirl27 on 03-23-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • White Space

    • Dark Passages, Book 1
    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In the tradition of Memento and Inception comes a thrilling and scary young adult audiobook about blurred reality where characters in a story find that a deadly and horrifying world exists in the space between the written lines. Seventeen-year-old Emma Lindsay has problems: a head full of metal, no parents, a crazy artist for a guardian whom a stroke has turned into a vegetable, and all those times when she blinks away, dropping into other lives so ghostly and surreal it's as if the story of her life bleeds into theirs.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Incredibly difficult to follow

    • By Brandye on 08-20-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Dickens Mirror

    • By: Ilsa J. Bick
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 17 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Emma Lindsay finds herself with nowhere to go, no place to call home. Her friends are dead. Eric, the perfect boy she wrote into being, and his brother, Casey, are lost to the Dark Passages. With no way of knowing where she belongs, she commands the cynosure, a beacon and lens that allows for safe passage between the Many Worlds, to put her where she might find her friends--find Eric--again.

    Regular price: $29.95