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    • Libriomancer

    • Magic ex Libris, Book 1
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 778
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      4 out of 5 stars 711
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      4 out of 5 stars 713

    Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of the secret organization founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages to escape. To his horror he discovers that vampires have been attacking other magic-users as well, and Gutenberg has been kidnapped.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A reasonable start

    • By Simon on 04-08-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Terminal Alliance

    • Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Series, Book 1
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Mitchell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The Krakau came to Earth to invite humanity into a growing alliance of sentient species. However, they happened to arrive after a mutated plague wiped out half the planet, turned the rest into shambling, near-unstoppable animals, and basically destroyed human civilization. You know - your standard apocalypse. The Krakau's first impulse was to turn around and go home. Their second impulse was to try to fix us. Now, a century later, human beings might not be what they once were, but at least they're no longer trying to eat everyone. Mostly.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Performance!

    • By Ron on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Codex Born

    • Magic ex Libris, Book 2
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 322
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    Five hundred years ago, Johannes Gutenberg discovered the art of libriomancy, allowing him to reach into books to create things from their pages. Libriomancer Isaac Vainio is part of Die Zwelf Portenre, better known as the Porters, the organization founded by Gutenberg to protect the world from magical threats. Isaac is called in to investigate the killing of a wendigo, along with Porter psychiatrist Nidhi Shah and their dryad bodyguard and lover, Lena Greenwood. But their plan could unleash a far darker evil....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As much fun as the first; eager for more!

    • By Jeremy R. Snyder on 03-19-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Revisionary

    • Magic ex Libris, Book 4
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    When Isaac Vainio helped to reveal magic to the world, he dreamed of a utopian future, a new millennium of magical prosperity. One year later, things aren't going quite as he'd hoped. An organization known as Vanguard, made up of magical creatures and ex-Porters, wants open war with the mundane world. Isaac's own government is incarcerating "potential supernatural enemies" in prisons and internment camps. And Isaac finds himself targeted by all sides.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another hit from Jim C Hines

    • By Jayson on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Unbound

    • Magic ex Libris, Book 3
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: David DeVries
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    For 500 years, the Porters have concealed the existence of magic from the world. Now, old enemies have revealed the Porters' secrets, and an even greater threat lurks in the shadows. The would-be queen Meridiana, banished for a thousand years, has returned in the body of a girl named Jeneta Aboderin. She seeks an artifact created by Pope Sylvester II, a bronze prison that would grant her the power to command an army of the dead.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Lucy on 01-10-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Mermaid’s Madness

    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    What would happen if a star writer went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie's Angels? What he'd end up with is The Mermaid's Madness, a whole new take on The Little Mermaid. And with Jim C. Hines penning the tale, you can bet it won't be "They lived happily ever after."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Disney Princess for Grown-Ups series continues

    • By David on 04-28-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Stepsister Scheme

    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
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      4 out of 5 stars 83
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      4 out of 5 stars 85

    What would happen if an author went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for his plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie's Angels? What's delivered is The Stepsister Scheme, a whole new take on what happened to Cinderella and her prince after the wedding. And with Jim C. Hines penning the tale, listeners can bet it won't be "and they lived happily ever after."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This isn't Disney...

    • By Brad on 09-20-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Red Hood’s Revenge

    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
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      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Wars may end. But vengeance is forever. Roudette's story was a simple one. A red cape. A wolf. A hunter. Her mother told her she would be safe, so long as she kept to the path. But sometimes the path leads to dark places. Roudette is the hunter now, an assassin known throughout the world as the Lady of the Red Hood. Her mission will take her to the country of Arathea and an ancient fairy threat.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disney Princess who will cut you

    • By David on 05-22-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Snow Queen’s Shadow

    • Princess Novels, Book 4
    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    When a spell gone wrong shatters Snow White's enchanted mirror, a demon escapes into the world. The demon's magic distorts the vision of all it touches, showing them only ugliness and hate. It is a power that turns even friends and lovers into mortal foes; one that will threaten humans and fairies alike.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Princess series finale, a friend gone bad

    • By David on 10-26-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Die Goblins (Goblins 1)

    • By: Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated by: Marius Clarén
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
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    Jig ist ein Goblin. Ein kleiner, schwächlicher Goblin. Wenn er eines nicht sein will, dann ein Held. Eines Tages jedoch fällt er einigen Abenteurern in die Hände, die in seine Heimat eindringen. Sie verlangen, dass er sie zu einem magischen Artefakt führt. Dumm nur, dass sich das Artefakt in den Tiefen eines höchst gefährlichen Höhlensystems befindet, in den Klauen eines Drachen. Um dieser misslichen Lage zu entfliehen, bleibt dem bibbernden Jig nur eine Wahl: Er muss zum Helden werden... irgendwie...

    Regular price: $13.77

    • Der Krieg der Goblins (Goblins 3)

    • By: Jim C. Hines, Callastudio Andreas Manhart
    • Narrated by: Marius Clarén
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
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    Für Jig Drachentöter beginnt der Krieg, als Prinzessin Genevieve Wendelson die Goblin-Höhlen angreift. Jig wird gefangen und in die Stadt Avery verschleppt. Dort zwingt man ihn und die anderen Goblins, bei der Aushebung einer Armee zu helfen: Der Armee von Bila der Blutigen. Jig gelingt zwar die Flucht, doch nach wie vor sind die Goblin-Höhlen von den Menschen erobert. Und so bleibt ihm nur eine Wahl: Er muss Bilas Armee beitreten. Doch bald stellt sich heraus, dass Bila eine Preisterin der Vergessenen Göttin Isa ist - einer Gottheit, die alles und jeden in ihrem Weg niedermetzelt.

    Regular price: $13.77

    • Der Goblin-Held (Goblins 4)

    • By: Jim C. Hines, Axel Franken
    • Narrated by: Marius Clarén
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Abridged
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    Erleben Sie die Goblins von ihrer quirligsten Seite! Drei weitere Abenteuer mit Jig, dem Goblin, lassen den Hörer mitzittern. Spannung pur, bei der auch der Humor nicht zu kurz kommt. Ob es um gestohlene Artefakte, bösartige Oger oder hässliche Prinzessinen geht: Hines beweist, dass er zu den besten Fantasy-Autoren der Gegenwart gehört.

    Regular price: $7.85

    • Die Rückkehr der Goblins (Goblins 2)

    • By: Jim C. Hines, Callastudio Andreas Manhart, Andy Matern
    • Narrated by: Marius Clarén
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
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    Einst galt der Goblin Jig in seiner Sippe als Versager. Doch diese Zeiten sind vorbei! Denn Jig hat sich wegen seiner heilenden Kräfte den Respekt der anderen Goblins erworben. Nur eine hasst ihn wie die Pest: die neue Anführerin Kralk, die Jig am liebsten tot sähe. Als eines Tages ein Oger auftaucht und die Goblins um Hilfe bittet, entsendet Kralk den armen Jig auf eine brandgefährliche Mission. Jemand tötet die Oger in ihren Höhlen! Und der schwächliche Jig soll dem Morden ein Ende bereiten.

    Regular price: $13.77