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    • A Spark of Light

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Jodi Picoult
    • Length: 13 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,033
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,868
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,869

    The number-one New York Times best-selling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center - a women’s reproductive health services clinic. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter. Then he finds out that his 15-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Least favorite Picoult book

    • By Stephanie Stupack on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Small Great Things

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,202
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21,354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,284

    Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Read

    • By Sabrina Anderson on 11-01-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Leaving Time

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Abigail Revasch, Kathe Mazur, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,936
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,700
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,680

    Refusing to believe that she would be abandoned as a young child, Jenna searches for her mother regularly online and pores over the pages of Alice's old journals. A scientist who studied grief among elephants, Alice wrote mostly of her research among the animals she loved, yet Jenna hopes the entries will provide a clue to her mother’s whereabouts. Desperate to find the truth, Jenna enlists two unlikely allies in her quest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pickiest Reader Would Be Willing to Give 6 Stars

    • By Jan on 10-18-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Storyteller

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno, Jennifer Ikeda, Edoardo Ballerini, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,424

    Jodi Picoult's poignant number one New York Times best-selling novels about family and love tackle hot-button issues head on. In The Storyteller, Sage Singer befriends Josef Weber, a beloved Little League coach and retired teacher. But then Josef asks Sage for a favor she never could have imagined - to kill him. After Josef reveals the heinous act he committed, Sage feels he may deserve that fate. But would his death be murder or justice?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect title especially for the audio format!

    • By Abby R. on 03-05-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Nineteen Minutes

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 21 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,871
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703

    Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens - until the day its complacency is shattered by an act of violence. Josie Cormier, the teenage daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state's best witness, but she can't remember what happened before her very own eyes - or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show - destroying the closest of friendships and families.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Alexandria on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $28.34

    • House Rules

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky, Rich Orlow, Nicole Poole, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 812
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 812

    Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger's syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. But he has a special focus on one subject - forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he's always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he's usually right. But when Jacob's small hometown is rocked by a terrible murder, law enforcement comes to him. Jacob's behaviors are hallmark Asperger's, but they look a lot like guilt to the local police.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Haveenoughstuff on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Vanishing Acts

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Jim Jenner, Robert Ramierez, Sharon Washington, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 962
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 867

    Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mysterious & terrifying until the very end

    • By Jessica on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Perfect Match

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda, Susan Bennett, Michele O. Medlin
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,495
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,494

    In the course of her everyday work, career-driven assistant district attorney Nina Frost prosecutes child molesters and works determinedly to ensure that a legal system with too many loopholes keeps these criminals behind bars. But when her own five-year-old son, Nathaniel, is traumatized by a sexual assault, Nina and her husband, Caleb, a quiet and methodical stone mason, are shattered, ripped apart by an enraging sense of helplessness in the face of a futile justice system that Nina knows all too well.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not her best

    • By DKW on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • My Sister's Keeper

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe, Julia Gibson, Barbara McCulloh, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 976
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 897
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 889

    Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age 13 she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate - a life and a role that she has never challenged...until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!!

    • By Steve on 08-27-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Picture Perfect

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison, Amanda Cobb
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 365
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 330

    To the outside world, they seem to have it all. Cassie Barrett, a renowned anthropologist, and Alex Rivers, one of Hollywood's hottest actors, met on the set of a motion picture in Africa. They shared childhood tales, toasted the future, and declared their love in a fairy-tale wedding. But when they return to California, something alters the picture of their perfect marriage. A frightening pattern is taking shape - a cycle of hurt, denial, and promises, thinly veiled by glamour.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I LOVE Jody Picoult'S books, however...

    • By Dawn on 09-18-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Shine

    • A Short Story
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Audra McDonald
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 804
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 710

    Today is Ruth's first day of third grade at Dalton. The prestigious institution on New York's Upper East Side couldn't be more different from her old school in Harlem. Despite being the smartest girl in her grade, Ruth suspects that her classmates and teachers see only her dark skin. She also notices that Christina, the daughter of her mother's employer, treats Ruth very differently when they're hanging out with the popular girls rather than playing together. Ruth must navigate between two worlds.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short story prequel to Small Great Things

    • By Wayne on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $1.88

    • The Pact

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151

    The Hartes and the Golds have been neighbors for 18 years and are very close. So when Chris and Emily's friendship reaches the next level, nobody is surprised. Then one night, the hospital calls. Seventeen-year-old Emily is dead - shot in the head by a gun Chris took from his father's cabinet. One bullet remains in the chamber, and Chris tells of his suicide pact with Emily. But the police have questions, and soon Chris is on trial for murder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A little less drama, a lot more substance, please

    • By Karen on 02-02-08

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Plain Truth

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore, Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 764
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 693
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694

    The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core. But the police investigation leads to a more shocking disclosure: Circumstantial evidence suggests that 18-year-old Katie Fisher, an unmarried Amish woman believed to be the newborn's mother, took the child's life. When Ellie Hathaway, a disillusioned big-city attorney, comes to Paradise, Pennsylvania, to defend Katie, two cultures collide - and for the first time in her high-profile career, Ellie faces a system of justice very different from her own.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, fix the reading.

    • By SarahLee on 05-04-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Salem Falls

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 324

    A handsome stranger comes to the sleepy New England town of Salem Falls in hopes of burying his past: Once a teacher at a girls' prep school, Jack St. Bride was destroyed when a student's crush sparked a powder keg of accusation. Now, washing dishes for Addie Peabody at the Do-or-Diner, he slips quietly into his new routine, and Addie finds this unassuming man fitting easily inside her heart. But amid the rustic calm of Salem Falls, a quartet of teenage girls harbor dark secrets - and they maliciously target Jack with a shattering allegation.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Full of filler

    • By Rania Treadwell on 06-29-16

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Change of Heart

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Jim Frangione, Stafford Clark-Price, Nicole Poole, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109

    One moment June Nealon was happily looking forward to years full of laughter and adventure with her family, and the next she was staring into a future that was as empty as her heart. Now her life is a waiting game. Waiting for time to heal her wounds, waiting for justice. In short, waiting for a miracle to happen. For Shay Bourne, life holds no more surprises. The world has given him nothing, and he has nothing to offer the world. In a heartbeat, though, something happens that changes everything for him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intensely satisfying

    • By Stephanie on 04-22-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Handle with Care

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris, Charlotte Perry, Alma Cuervo, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298

    Every expectant parent will tell you that they don't want a perfect baby, just a healthy one. Charlotte and Sean O'Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby, too, if they'd been given the choice. Instead their lives are made up of sleepless nights, mounting bills, the pitying stares of "luckier" parents, and, maybe worst of all, the what-ifs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Handle with Care

    • By KarynRN on 01-08-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Mercy

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Alyssa Bresnahan
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 557
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 430

    Police chief Cameron McDonald has lived in idyllic Wheelock, Massachusetts for most of his life, as has his beloved wife Allie. Their comfortable lives are thrown into tumult, however, when Cam's distant cousin Jamie arrives in town along with his wife's dead body. Jamie admits to the murder - a mercy killing to end the pain caused by a ravaging cancer. And now Cam is torn by his oath to uphold justice and his family obligations as chief of the Scottish McDonald clan.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Picoult meet Gabeldon whilst searchin' the heather

    • By PlantCrone on 08-13-12

    Regular price: $43.22

    • The Tenth Circle

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Carol Monda
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 498
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 451

    Fourteen-year-old Trixie Stone is in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father Daniel's life - a straight-A student; a pretty, popular freshman in high school; a girl who's always seen her father as a hero. That is until her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence. Suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family - and herself - seems to be a lie. Could the boyfriend who once made Trixie wild with happiness have been the one to end her childhood forever?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Definitely not one of her best

    • By swaz410 on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • A Spark of Light

    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Center for women's reproductive health offers a last chance at hope - but nobody ends up there by choice. Its very existence is controversial, and to the demonstrators who barricade the building every day, the service it offers is no different from legalised murder. Now life and death decisions are being made horrifyingly real: a lone protester with a gun has taken the staff, patients and visitors hostage.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as others

    • By Jacqui on 12-30-18

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Second Glance

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 558
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 495

    An intricate tale of love, haunting memories, and renewal, Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town of Comtosook, a ghost hunter is hired by the developer to help convince the residents that there's nothing spiritual about the property.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Almost like reading Stephen King

    • By LC on 07-28-16

    Regular price: $28.34

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