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    • Redemption in Indigo

    • By: Karen Lord
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 131

    This fascinating debut by Karen Lord - a retelling of a Senegalese folktale - earned starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and won the Frank Collymore Award. When Paama finally leaves her gluttonous husband, she attracts the attention of the undying spirit Patience, who gives her Chance’s Chaos Stick as a gift. But Chance insists that only he should wield the stick’s powers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unusual and entertaining book

    • By Jeph2005 on 07-30-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Northbounders: 2,186 Miles of Friendship

    • By: Karen Lord Rutter
    • Narrated by: Charles Winfield
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's a big world out there, and Copper the golden retriever finds himself navigating it alone - hungry, homeless, and afraid. Copper longs for love and a family to call his own. He's got a big heart, a love for people, and an even bigger love for adventure. Follow Copper through the greatest experience of his life: hiking the 2,186-mile-long Appalachian Trail. The novel is based on the true story of Copper, a 10-year-old adopted golden retriever who thru-hikes the trail with his best friend, David. 

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Tremontaine: The Complete Season 3

    • By: Ellen Kushner, Racheline Maltese, Joel Derfner, and others
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren, Nick Sullivan, Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Welcome to Tremontaine, where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. Tremontaine follows Diane, Duchess Tremontaine, whose beauty is matched only by her cunning; Rafe Fenton, a handsome young scholar with more passion than sense; Ixkaab Balam, a tradeswoman from afar with skill for swords and secrets; and Micah, a gentle genius whose discoveries herald revolution. Sparks fly as these four lives intersect in a world where politics is everything, and outcasts are the tastemakers. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Best of All Possible Worlds

    • By: Karen Lord
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 111

    A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom they are distantly related. They wish to preserve their cherished way of life but come to discover that in order to preserve their culture, they may have to change it forever. Now a man and a woman from these two clashing societies must work together to save this vanishing race—and end up uncovering ancient mysteries with far-reaching ramifications.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing!!!

    • By A. Sunmonu on 04-09-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Galaxy Game

    • By: Karen Lord
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    On the verge of adulthood, Rafi attends the Lyceum, a school for the psionically gifted. Rafi possesses mental abilities that might benefit people... or control them. Some wish to help Rafi wield his powers responsibly; others see him as a threat to be contained. Rafi's only freedom at the Lyceum is Wallrunning: a game of speed and agility played on vast vertical surfaces riddled with variable gravity fields.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best new SF of 2015 so far

    • By Samuel Montgomery-Blinn on 05-05-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Redemption in Indigo

    • By: Karen Lord
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Bursting with humour and rich in fantastic detail, Redemption in Indigo is a clever, contemporary fairytale that introduces readers to a dynamic new voice in Caribbean literature. When Paama leaves her husband, she attracts the attention of the undying ones - the djombi - who present her the Chaos Stick, which allows her to manipulate the subtle forces of the world.

    Regular price: $14.28