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    • The City of Ember

    • The First Book of Ember
    • By: Jeanne DuPrau
    • Narrated by: Wendy Dillon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,496
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,113

    The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever! This stunning debut novel offers refreshingly clear writing and fascinating, original characters.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story; annoying narrator and background sound

    • By Jolie B on 05-26-12

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The People of Sparks

    • The Second Book of Ember
    • By: Jeanne DuPrau
    • Narrated by: Wendy Dillon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 687
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 494
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 504

    The People of Sparks picks up where The City of Ember leaves off. Lina and Doon have emerged from the underground city to the exciting new world above, and it isn't long before they are followed by the other inhabitants of Ember. The Emberites soon come across a town where they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. But the town's resources are limited and it isn't long before resentment begins to grow between the two groups.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story

    • By Robert on 06-17-06

    Regular price: $22.60

    • The Diamond of Darkhold

    • The Fourth Book of Ember
    • By: Jeanne Duprau
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    It's been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing most of its pages, it alludes to a mysterious device from before the Disaster, which they believe is still in Ember.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Satisfying conclusion to the Ember series

    • By Kaui on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Prophet of Yonwood

    • The Third Book of Ember
    • By: Jeanne DuPrau
    • Narrated by: Becky Ann Baker
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 289
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 220

    It's 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town's respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire and destruction. Her garbled words are taken as prophetic instruction on how to avoid the coming disaster. If only they can be interpreted correctly.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very imaginative prequel to the City of Ember

    • By Kaui on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Escape the Vortex

    • Voyagers, Book 5
    • By: Jeanne DuPrau
    • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Earth is in danger! The only things that can save our planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it's up to the Voyagers - a team of four remarkable kids and an alien - to gather them all and return to Earth.

    Regular price: $25.20