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    • The Feather Thief

    • Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
    • By: Kirk Wallace Johnson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417

    On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, 20-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeous feathers were worth staggering amounts of money to the men who shared Edwin's obsession: the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying. Once inside the museum, the champion fly-tier grabbed hundreds of bird skins - some collected 150 years earlier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unusual and true natural history mystery!

    • By Sylvia on 04-28-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Story Party: The Complete Collection

    • By: Joel ben Izzy, Diane Ferlatte, Bill Gordh, and others
    • Narrated by: Samantha Land
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Welcome to Story Party: The Complete Collection, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. With live performances from the most imaginative storytellers around the country, children will feel like they’re a part of the audience as they listen, sing and clap along. This Complete Collection is filled with hours of great stories, tons of wonderful performers, and enough twists and turns for a long drive with the whole family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good fun and great morals

    • By Nikki on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Nightblade

    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,219
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,048
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,050

    A quiet child, Moriko is forced into a monastic system she despises. Torn from her family and the forest she grew up in, she must fight to learn the skills she'll need to survive her tutelage under the realm's most dangerous assassin. Young, beautiful, and broke, Takako is sold to pay for her father's debts. Thrust into a world she doesn't understand and battles she didn't ask for, she must decide where her loyalties lie. When their lives crash together in a kingdom on the brink of war, the decisions they make will change both their lives and their kingdom forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a Fantastic Hidden Gem

    • By Michelle @ In Libris Veritas on 12-21-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Parenting the Confident Teen

    • Stop Disrespect and Raise a Confident Teenager
    • By: Kirk Martin, Sharon Ballantine, Rob Lane, and others
    • Narrated by: Kirk Martin, Casey Martin, Sharon Ballantine, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Parenting a defiant teen can be a daunting, hair-pulling experience! It's tough to be a cool, compassionate parent when your teen is lashing out, lying, taking drugs, or otherwise engaging in risky behavior. Balancing your teen's need to grow into independence while providing them clear guidance can seem like an impossible task for a lot of parents. Help is here.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!! Parenting saviour!

    • By Just.me_mei on 05-26-18

    Regular price: $52.50

    • The Conservative Mind

    • From Burke to Eliot
    • By: Russell Kirk
    • Narrated by: Phillip Davidson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Kirk defines "the conservative mind" by examining such brilliant men as Edmund Burke, James Fenimore Cooper, Alexis de Tocqueville, John Quincy Adams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benjamin Disraeli, Cardinal Newman, George Santayana, and finally, T.S. Eliot. Vigorously written, the book represents conservatism as an ideology born of sound intellectual traditions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An interim review

    • By James on 09-18-09

    Regular price: $28.00

    • I'm the Man

    • The Story of That Guy from Anthrax
    • By: Scott Ian, Jon Wiederhorn, Kirk Hammett - foreword
    • Narrated by: Scott Ian
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230

    I'm the Man is the fast-paced, humorous, and revealing memoir from the man who cofounded Anthrax, the band that proved to the masses that brutality and fun didn't have to be mutually exclusive. Through various lineup shifts, label snafus, rock 'n' roll mayhem, and unforeseen circumstances galore, Scott Ian has approached life and music with a smile, viewing the band with deadly seriousness while recognizing the ridiculousness of the entertainment industry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • YES!!!

    • By Brandon C. Wescoe on 11-10-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Nightblade's Honor

    • Blades of the Fallen, Book 2
    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    With the realm on the brink of war, the once-celebrated blades have become an easy target for the rage of its devastated citizens. The nightblade warrior Asa's lifelong quest for vengeance is over, but now she finds herself on the run from the people she sought to protect. As Asa forges a new course of action in an uncertain world, her path crosses with that of a young noblewoman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I like it great narration and history.

    • By Zecea Turcios Daniel Estuardo on 09-04-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Primal Trilogy

    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Tev is a hunter, raised from birth to protect and feed his clan. Among his people, his skills are unmatched. With a spear and knife in hand, he has never failed. He longs to explore the world beyond the boundaries of his hunting grounds, not knowing the cost that wish will have. His life, and the lives of every member of his clan, are shattered when fire descends from the sky, bringing with it dangers far beyond any that existed before. Tev's hard-won skills are all that separate his clan from complete annihilation.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Nightblade's Vengeance

    • Blades of the Fallen, Book 1
    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 134

    In a feudal land, a Kingdom is at risk. With no heir to the fragile throne, its future rests with the powerful members of the dying king's Council, including Minori, a nightblade warrior, and Kiyoshi, a dayblade healer. The two men are bound by the sword but divided by two opposing principles: rule the land, or serve it. In their challenge for supremacy, a spark has been lit. Her name is Asa. Her creed is revenge.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Predictable and difficult to get through

    • By Zander on 04-04-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Wind and the Void

    • Nightblade, Book 3
    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,045
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,049

    In the midst of the chaos, the actions and choices of a select few will shape the future of the land. Akira prepares to give up his Lordship. Ryuu wanders the Southern Kingdom, searching for a reason to fight. Moriko sits quietly, biding her time before she leaves the Three Kingdoms for good. Finally, across the Three Sisters, Nameless fight to keep his fragile alliance of clans together.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good but erratic flow at times.

    • By Kelvin Kinsey on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • World's Edge

    • Nightblade, Book 2
    • By: Ryan Kirk
    • Narrated by: Andrew Tell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,261

    Two cycles have passed since Ryuu lost his adopted father, and he dares to hope that he's found peace at last. But nightblades live by the sword, and when a new breed of warrior threatens the Southern Kingdom, Ryuu and Moriko are pulled to opposite edges of the known world to uncover mysteries that have lain dormant for hundreds of cycles.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Moriko's Story

    • By Sailfish on 06-18-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • In the Vines

    • By: Shannon Kirk
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Mary Olivia Pentecost, known as Mop, was born into one of the wealthiest families in the country - and one of the most guarded. Now, two years after her mother’s mysterious death, Mop is seeking closure by returning to the New England seaside estate of her cloistered Aunty Liv - once her closest confidante. But behind the walls of the isolated estate, the shadows of the past are darker than Mop imagined. With each revelation comes a new, foreboding threat - and for Mop, the grave suspicion that to discover Aunty Liv’s secrets is to become a prisoner of them.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Delusional, rediculous at times but ended ok

    • By Angie on 07-28-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Bravest You

    • Five Steps to Fight Your Biggest Fears, Find Your Passion, and Unlock Your Extraordinary Life
    • By: Adam Kirk Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Feeling directionless or perhaps too intimidated to make a necessary change in your life? Tired of letting your fears keep you from achieving your goals or becoming healthier, happier, or more successful? If so, this book is for you. Popular life coach and consultant Adam Smith has created a powerful method to help you harness your inner passion and drive to overcome whatever is holding you back.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dose of needed reality to fix my crutch fear

    • By kerrie nurse on 06-09-17
    • Five Steps to Fight Your Biggest Fears, Find Your Passion, and Unlock Your Extraordinary Life
    • By: Adam Kirk Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 05-30-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 29 ratings

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Christmas in Good Hope

    • A Good Hope Novel, Book 1
    • By: Cindy Kirk
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Amaryllis "Ami" Bloom's cheerful smile greets everyone in Good Hope, Wisconsin. But her merry façade hides a dark secret she won't ever forget. Still, she throws herself into celebrating Christmas - and convinces her handsome, and stubborn, new neighbor to join her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Christmastime in a Smalltown, USA

    • By Darcie on 10-26-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Story Party: Folktales

    • By: Diane Ferlatte, Kirk Waller, Joel ben Izzy, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Welcome to Story Party, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. This edition features new versions of some of our favorite folktales! You’re going to hear stories about: three smart billy goats up on a hillside, some riddles from a king, the three little hedgehogs and one very big race!

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Story Party: Around the World

    • By: Joel ben Izzy, Kirk Waller, Beatrice Bowles, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Welcome to Story Party, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. Get ready for fun in this edition with adventurous stories from all around the world! Listen to tales about a giant in England, a mysterious musical instrument in Africa and a search for buried treasure in Krakow and Prague.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very cool

    • By Go Dubs! on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Story Party: Sweet Tooth

    • By: David Novak, Bill Gordh, Kirk Waller, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Welcome to Story Party, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. Get ready for some super sweet stories! Here's a great collection of tales all about the best part of any meal....dessert! Listen to stories about: a little boy made completely out of sweets, a chicken and cat who both want the same cake and a kid who loves sweets too much.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really fun episode

    • By Go Dubs! on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Story Party: Water Water Everywhere!

    • By: Diane Ferlatte, Mark Binder, Kirk Waller, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Welcome to Story Party, a curated collection of some of the very best storytelling for kids. Are you ready for some wet and wild adventures? In this edition, listen to a few tales that all take place by the water. The edition includes stories about: a frog and snake becoming friends, a tiny folk hero who crosses the Mississippi River, a funny group of animals digging a well and a song about a pirate captain who loves seahorses.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Favorite Episode so far!

    • By Go Dubs! on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Exceeding Customer Expectations

    • By: Kirk Kazanjian
    • Narrated by: Gary Telles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    What's the secret to wowing your customers while maintaining a loyal and dedicated workforce? Drawing upon time-tested strategies that have propelled Enterprise, the nation's number-one car-rental company, from a single location in St. Louis to a $9-billion global powerhouse, noted business author Kirk Kazanjian reveals how your company can consistently outperform and outsmart the competition.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Was a good biography about Enterprise

    • By Steve on 03-08-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Child of Vengeance

    • A Novel
    • By: David Kirk
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Japan in the late 16th century was a land in turmoil. Lords of the great clans schemed against one another, served by aristocratic samurai bound to them by a rigid code of honor. Bennosuke is a high-born but lonely teenager living in his ancestral village. His mother died when he was a young boy, and his powerful warrior father Munisai has abandoned him for a life of service to his Lord, Shinmei. Bennosuke has been raised by his uncle Dorinbo, a Buddhist monk who urges the boy to forgo the violence of the samurai and embrace the contemplative life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clever weaving of history and fiction.

    • By Jonathan W Crummett on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $31.50

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