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    • Our Short History

    • A Novel
    • By: Lauren Grodstein
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Karen Neulander, a successful New York political consultant, has always been fiercely protective of her son, Jacob, now six. She's had to be; when Jacob's father, Dave, found out Karen was pregnant and made it clear that fatherhood wasn't in his plans, Karen walked out of the relationship, never telling Dave her intention was to raise their child alone. But now Jake is asking to meet his dad, and with good reason: Karen is dying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done.

    • By Scott on 04-15-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Friend of the Family

    • By: Lauren Grodstein
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Pete Dizinoff never counted on a wild card: Laura, his best friend's daughter - 10 years older than his son, Alec, and irresistibly beautiful, with a past so shocking that it's never spoken of. When Laura sets her sights on Alec, Pete sees his plans for his son not just unraveling but being destroyed. Believing he has only the best of intentions, he sets out to derail this romance and rescue his son. He could never have foreseen how his world would shatter in the process.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting read

    • By Susan on 11-24-09

    Regular price: $20.27

    • The Explanation for Everything

    • By: Lauren Grodstein
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Biology professor Andy Waite is finally beginning to pick up the pieces years after a drunk driver killed his wife. Between finishing his research and taking care of his young daughters, he has reasons to get through the day, and most days he does without falling apart. That is, until a young female student enters his life and turns it upside down.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor execution of a topic that has potential

    • By mgildea on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $19.54

    • Reproduction Is the Flaw of Love

    • By: Lauren Grodstein
    • Narrated by: Ernie Schwartz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    It's a Saturday morning in Brooklyn. Joel Miller, age 28, stands outside his locked bathroom door. Behind it are his girlfriend Lisa, a Dixie cup, and a pregnancy test. While she stalls for time, Miller is left in his hallway to wonder and wait: for the results of the test, for the pieces of his addled life to come together, for some kind of divine intervention to guide his actions when Lisa finally emerges.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Reader

    • By C. S. Filner on 11-02-06

    Regular price: $24.46