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    • From a Certain Point of View (Star Wars)

    • By: Renée Ahdieh, Meg Cabot, John Jackson Miller, and others
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Ashley Eckstein, Janina Gavankar, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,494
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,336

    Experience Star Wars: A New Hope from a whole new point of view. On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the 40h anniversary, more than 40 contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the 40 short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No One has Raved About this yet?

    • By Michael J. Stewart on 10-05-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Kenobi: Star Wars Legends

    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,872
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,611
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,608

    Tatooine - a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. A backwater planet on the edge of civilized space. And an unlikely place to find a Jedi Master in hiding, or an orphaned infant boy on whose tiny shoulders rests the future of a galaxy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "The Rifleman"... with a Lightsaber

    • By Troy on 08-27-13

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A New Dawn: Star Wars

    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,359
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,357

    For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights brought peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by their connection to the mystical energy field known as the Force. But they were betrayed - and the entire galaxy has paid the price. It is the Age of the Empire. Now Emperor Palpatine, once Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the dark side of the Force, has brought his own peace and order to the galaxy. Peace through brutal repression, and order through increasing control of his subjects’ lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By ira on 09-28-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Hell's Heart

    • Prey, Book 1
    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429

    When Klingon commander Kruge died in combat against James T. Kirk on the Genesis planet back in 2285, he left behind a powerful house in disarray - and a series of ticking time bombs: the Phantom Wing, a secret squadron of advanced Birds-of-Prey; a cabal of loyal officers intent on securing his heritage; and young Korgh, his thwarted would-be heir, willing to wait a Klingon lifetime to enact his vengeance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great start to a series.

    • By alex on 02-18-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Canto Bight

    • Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi
    • By: Saladin Ahmed, Rae Carson, Mira Grant, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Kenin, Saskia Maarleveld, Marc Thompson, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 837
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 784
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 782

    Soon to be seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, welcome to the casino city of Canto Bight. A place where exotic aliens, captivating creatures, and other would-be high rollers are willing to risk everything to make their fortunes. Set across one fateful evening, these four original novellas explore the deception and danger of the lavish casino city.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A fun group of stories with a few great moments

    • By Anonymous User on 04-18-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Jackal's Trick

    • Star Trek: Prey, Book 2
    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276

    The Klingon-Federation alliance is in peril as never before. Lord Korgh has seized control of the House of Kruge, executing a plot 100 years in the making. The Klingon cult known as the Unsung rampages across the stars, striking from the shadows in their cloaked Birds-of-Prey. And the mysterious figure known as Buxtus Cross launches a scheme that will transform the Klingon Empire forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honor, missing in 2017

    • By J. White on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Hall of Heroes

    • Star Trek: Prey, Book 3
    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277

    The Klingon Empire stands on the precipice. In the wake of violence from the cult known as the Unsung, paranoia threatens to break Chancellor Martok's regime. Klingons increasingly call for a stronger hand to take control...one that Lord Korgh, master manipulator, is only too willing to offer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story but

    • By Joshua Fish on 03-31-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Brahma Dreaming

    • Legends from Hindu Mythology
    • By: John Jackson
    • Narrated by: John Jackson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    The work begins with Lord Brahma dreaming the universe into being and from there unfolds an enthralling collection of interconnected tales that span the history of Hinduism. Here are brave princes, divine divas and demon kings, family feuds and epic battles, burning loves and lies, tragic deaths and glorious rebirths. There are tales about dancing elephants, peacock warriors and monkey armies, all narrated by Jackson himself with great character, warmth and wit. A novel for sophisticated listeners of all ages.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Good

    • By Traveling Munni on 08-05-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The State of Entrepreneurship in Black America

    • National Town Hall Meeting
    • By: Tavis Smiley, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, and others
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Hear some of the most influential and dynamic black leaders and thinkers as they engage in a healthy debate on the "State of Entrepreneurship in Black America". Become more conscious of the business world around you and your current role in it. Find out what it would take for you to start your own business and become your own boss.

    Regular price: $3.60

    • Overdraft

    • The Orion Offensive
    • By: John Jackson Miller
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 179

    In the twenty-second century, humanity has journeyed to the stars, and found them open for business. And when it comes to protecting that business, Chief Bridget Yang and Surge Team Sigma - her squad of heavily armed space marines - are up to the task. Unfortunately, Jamie Sturm is one problem they can’t just vaporize. When Jamie’s financial schemes bankrupt their expedition, Bridget and her crew refuse to let the rogue stock trader walk away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fairly well done

    • By Brian on 11-02-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Fur Trade Gamble

    • North West Company on the Pacific Slope, 1800-1820
    • By: Lloyd Keith, John C. Jackson
    • Narrated by: Bill Nevitt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In an era of grand risk, fur moguls vied to command the northwest and China markets, gambling lives and capital on the price of beaver pelts, purchases of ships and trade goods, international commerce laws, and the effects of war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting History

    • By Sarah Moon on 07-09-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Macat Analysis of Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

    • By: Dr. John Donaldson, Ian Jackson
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    David Hume's book tackling the subject of belief in God is among the most influential in Western philosophy. Published in 1779, three years after Hume's death, without featuring the author's name, the book was deeply controversial in its day. It is now considered a masterpiece and Hume is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers writing in English.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • That Man

    • An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • By: Robert H. Jackson, John Q. Barrett (editor), William E. Leuchtenberg (foreward)
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Robert H. Jackson was one of the giants of the Roosevelt era: an Attorney General, a still revered Supreme Court Justice and, not least important, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's close friends and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written in the early 1950s before Jackson's untimely death, has remained unpublished for fifty years. Here is that newly discovered memoir.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting perspective on FDR, lousy narration

    • By BB on 05-06-18

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Creepy 3

    • A Collection of Scary Stories - Creepy Series
    • By: Jay Krow, Ruth Barrett, Zack Kullis, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Scherer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 9

    The Creepy series is a one of a kind combination of true supernatural occurances, mixed with a variety of supernatural short stories! Creepy 3 is a frightening collection of ghost stories from around the world and supernatural short stories from Jeff Bennington and Top-10 UK author, Katie M. John. True Ghost story contributors include, Ruth Barrett, Jay Krow, Micheal Rivers, Crysta Lynn, Kitten Jackson, Zack Kullis, Leigh Statham and many more!!!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • wasn't scary

    • By Keila on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Tales for Great Grandchildren

    • By: John Jackson
    • Narrated by: John Jackson
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal and inspired by author John Jackson's travels in those countries, Tales for Great Grandchildren is an enchanting collection of 13 short stories aimed at children aged 7-12 years old.

    Regular price: $6.95