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    • Jesus

    • A Pilgrimage
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 467
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 469

    A gifted storyteller and spiritual director, Father James Martin, SJ, invites listeners to experience the stories of the Gospels in a completely new, vivid, and exciting way to gain a deeper understanding of Jesus. Moving sequentially through the Gospels, considering not only familiar passages but also the "hidden life" of Jesus, the book offers a bold retelling of the life of Christ, faithful to the Christian tradition, while meditating on parts of the narrative that have often escaped notice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By marie keane on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $42.20

    • The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

    • A Spirituality for Real Life
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439

    The Ignatian goal of "finding God in all things" eans that every part of our lives can lead us to God. The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything shows us how this is possible, with user-friendly examples, humorous stories and anecdotes from the heroic and inspiring lives of Jesuit saints and average priests and brothers, as well as examples from Martin's twenty years as a Jesuit. The traditional wisdom that Jesuits use to help other people in their daily lives is easily applied, but not often explained well to the general public.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Changed My Life

    • By Michael on 10-05-11

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Building a Bridge

    • How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, James Martin SJ posted a video on Facebook in which he called for solidarity with our LGBT brothers and sisters. "The largest mass shooting in US history took place at a gay club, and the LGBT community has been profoundly affected," he began. He then implored his fellow Catholics - and people everywhere - to "stand not only with the people of Orlando but also with their LGBT brothers and sisters."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful and Provoking

    • By A. Chan on 07-18-17
    • How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 06-13-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 83 ratings

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Between Heaven and Mirth

    • Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    In Between Heaven and Mirth, James Martin, SJ, assures us that God wants us to experience joy, to cultivate a sense of holy humor, and to laugh at life’s absurdities—not to mention our own humanity. Father Martin invites believers to rediscover the importance of humor and laughter in our daily lives and to embrace an essential truth: faith leads to joy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved this audio book.

    • By lisa reinhart on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Becoming Who You Are

    • Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints (Christian Classics)
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218

    By meditating on personal examples from the author's life, as well as reflecting on the inspirational life and writings of Thomas Merton, stories from the Gospels, as well as the lives of other holy men and women (among them, Henri Nouwen, Therese of Lisieux, and Pope John XXIII), the listener will understand how becoming who you are, and becoming the person that God created, is a simple path to happiness, peace of mind and even sanctity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Personally Life Changing

    • By Rich S. on 07-02-13
    • Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints (Christian Classics)
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 10-19-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 257 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • My Life With the Saints

    • By: James Martin SJ
    • Narrated by: James Martin SJ
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    Be inspired by saints like never before in My Life with the Saints by James Martin, SJ. This best-selling memoir of spiritual self-discovery is an homage to the saints who have accompanied Fr. Martin throughout his life. From a lukewarm childhood Catholicism, to the Wharton School of Business, to the executive fast track at General Electric, to the Jesuits, to a media career in Manhattan, Martin has relied on the saints to intervene in and guide his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The title describes the book

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-09-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Faith Alone

    • A Daily Devotional
    • By: Martin Luther, James C. Galvin (editor)
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Petersen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Freshly translated from the original German into todays English, this book contains a treasury of devotionals taken from Luthers writings and sermons (1513 to 1546), conveniently divided into daily readings to point readers to the Bible and a deeper understanding of faith.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Faith Alone Review

    • By Marian on 03-15-14

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Push Not the River

    • By: James Conroyd Martin
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Push Not the River is the rich story of Poland in the late 1700's - a time of heartache and turmoil as the country's once peaceful people are torn apart by neighboring countries and divided loyalties. It is then, at the young and vulnerable age of seventeen, that Lady Anna Maria Berezowska loses both of her parents and must leave the only home she has ever known.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Save your time; buy something else.

    • By AMS on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Getting Organized in the Google Era

    • How to Get Stuff Out of Your Head, Find It When You Need It, and Get It Done Right
    • By: Douglas Merrill, James A. Martin
    • Narrated by: Douglas Merrill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Whether it's a faulty memory, a tendency to multitask, or difficulty managing our time, every one of us has limitations conspiring to keep us from being organized. But, as organizational guru and former Google CIO Douglas C. Merrill points out, it isn't our fault. Our brains simply aren't designed to deal with the pressures and competing demands on our attention in today's fast-paced, information-saturated, digital world. But it doesn't have to be this way.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Meh...

    • By Paul on 07-24-10

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Necro Files

    • Two Decades of Extreme Horror
    • By: George R. R. Martin, Bentley Little, Edward Lee, and others
    • Narrated by: Eric A. Shelman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Spanning over 20 years, 20 masters and modern authors of hardcore horror share their most bad-ass stories in this special edition from Comet Press. Many hard to find and out of print, some that were banned, Necro Files covers every imaginable mode of mayhem including serial killers, necrophilia, cannibals, werewolves, zombies, sex fetishes, psychopaths, snuff, occult, and more stories that dial into the dark side of human nature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HE HATED HIMSELF FOR HATING

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 11-17-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Me, the Mob, and the Music

    • One Helluva Ride with Tommy James and the Shondells
    • By: Tommy James, Martin Fitzpatrick
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Everyone knows the hits: "Mony Mony," "I Think We're Alone Now," "Crimson and Clover," "Crystal Blue Persuasion." They are nuggets of rock and pop history. However, few know the unlikely story of how these hits came to be. Tommy James had been performing in rock bands in the Michigan area since the age of 12. Prompted to record a few songs by a local disc jockey in 1964, Tommy chose an obscurity titled "Hanky Panky," which became a minor local hit that came and went.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a ride - excellent story, well told

    • By Dave on 03-25-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Undiluted Hocus-Pocus

    • The Autobiography of Martin Gardner
    • By: Martin Gardner, James Randi
    • Narrated by: David Marantz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Martin Gardner wrote the Mathematical Games column for Scientific American for twenty-five years and published more than seventy books on topics as diverse as magic, philosophy, religion, pseudoscience, and Alice in Wonderland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HOUSEHOLD NAME?

    • By CHET YARBROUGH on 10-16-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Seven Last Words

    • An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 137

    With the warmth, wisdom, and grace that infuse his works, Father James Martin explains why Jesus' crucifixion and death on the cross is an important teaching moment in the Gospels. Jesus' final statements, words that are deeply cherished by his followers, exemplify the depth of his suffering but also provide a key to his empathy and why we can connect with him so deeply.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect lead in to Passion Week

    • By Robbyn on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Middle School: Escape to Australia

    • By: James Patterson, Martin Chatterton
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Rafe isn't exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School, to say the least, but everything's about to change: He's won a school-wide art competition, and the fabulous prize is getting to jet-set off to Australia for a whirlwind adventure! But Rafe soon finds that living in the Land Down Under is harder than he could've ever imagined.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It was ok but...

    • By SugarIslander on 02-06-18

    Regular price: $20.52

    • Spitfire Ace

    • By: Martin Davidson, James Taylor
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey, Tyler Butterworth, David Shaw Parker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Spitfire Ace provides a vivid portrait of the few that flew in the Battle of Britain. The battle, in 1940, was one of the most famous air battles in the history of warfare. It is a story of ruthless organisation, and brilliant control and command. And at its heart is a legendary figure, the RAF fighter pilot, and one particular plane, a piece of machinery of almost mythic historical glamour: the Supermarine Spitfire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliantly written, full of personal accounts!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-17-17

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Against a Crimson Sky

    • By: James Conroyd Martin
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with her longtime love, Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved Poland is ripped apart. As the couple struggles to raise a family in the face of an uncertain future, Anna’s capricious cousin, Zofia, returns with a surprise of her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Late 1790s and Early 1800s Poland . . Great Story

    • By Debbie on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Client Earth

    • By: James Thornton, Martin Goodman
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe, and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists? Corporations? Engineers? Scientists? Whoever, environmental laws need to be enforceable and enforced. Step forward a fresh breed of passionately purposeful environmental lawyers.

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Domino Lady

    • Sex as a Weapon
    • By: Joan Hansen, K. G. McAbee, C. J. Henderson, and others
    • Narrated by: Kalinda Little
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Los Angeles, the 1930s. The city of angels. Just beneath the surface is a city stinking of corruption with criminal bosses and politicians squeezing the life out of the city. Stunned by the murder of her crusading politician father, socialite Ellen Patrick determines to bring her father's killers to justice - at any cost! Donning a distinctive white dress and a black domino mask, she becomes the Domino Lady, one of the sexiest - and most elusive - crime fighters of all time.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sci-Fi Junior High

    • By: John Martin, Scott Seegert, James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Nate Begle
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Kelvin Klosmo isn't just the new kid at school - he's the new kid in the galaxy! Welcome to Sci-Fi Junior High: an intergalactic space station with students of all shapes, sizes, smells, and...slime content. As the son of Earth's two most famous geniuses, Kelvin isn't just the smartest kid in the world...he's the smartest kid in the universe. At least that's what everybody at Sci-Fi Junior High thinks. So maybe Kelvin lied a little about being a genius to fit in. And maybe a mad scientist is about to take over the universe unless Kelvin can stop him. Maybe everyone is doomed.

    Regular price: $20.52

    • The Abbey

    • A Story of Discovery
    • By: James Martin
    • Narrated by: James Martin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    A divorced single mom, Anne can barely cope with life and struggles to make sense of the death of her young son. A former architect with a promising career, Mark works as a handyman and wonders how his life got off track.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Uplifting!

    • By Bookworm on a Journey on 06-22-16

    Regular price: $18.24

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