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    • A Wrinkle in Time

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Hope Davis, Ava DuVernay, Madeleine L'Engle, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,922
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,315
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,314

    Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a "tesseract", which, if you didn't know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg's father had been experimenting with time travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin outwit the forces of evil as they search through space for their father?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank You for a New Narrator

    • By Patricia on 02-01-12

    Regular price: $17.50

    • A Wind in the Door

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ehle
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,190

    Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He's so bright, and so different from other kids, he's getting bullied at school, and he is also strangely, seriously ill. But Charles Wallace is right about the dragons - actually a friendly entity who has come to help Charles Wallace fight his sickness, and to take Meg and her friend Calvin O'Keefe on a terrifying, wonderful journey into galactic space - where they must battle the force of evil to save Charles Wallace, and themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • by Julian, 8 years old

    • By film karma on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $25.20

    • A Swiftly Tilting Planet

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ehle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663

    In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In Time (Newbery Award winner) and A Wind In The Door fifteen-year-old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilous journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg - grown and expecting her first child, but still able to enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by "kything" - goes with him in spirit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Re-experience the magic

    • By Denise Swift on 03-20-12

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Many Waters

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386

    A touch of computer keys, a blast of heat, and suddenly the Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys, are gasping in a shimmering desert land. If only the brothers had normal parents, not a scientist mother and a father who experiments with space and time travel. If only the Murry twins had noticed the note on the door of their mother's lab: Experiment in Progress. Please Keep Out....But it's too late for regrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love! Mildly suggestive material.

    • By tracie on 06-24-13

    Regular price: $25.90

    • An Acceptable Time

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Ann Marie Lee
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249

    A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents' farm, Polly sees mist and jagged mountains - and, coming toward her, a group of young men carrying spears.  

    Why has a time gate opened and dropped Polly into a world that existed 3,000 years ago? Will she be able to get back to the present before the time gate closes - and leaves her to face a group of people who believe in human sacrifice?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not Jest for kids. Very deep for knowing adults.

    • By Mary on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Walking on Water

    • Reflections on Faith and Art
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    In this classic book, Madeleine L’Engle addresses the questions, What makes art Christian? What does it mean to be a Christian artist? What is the relationship between faith and art? Through L’Engle’s beautiful and insightful essay, listeners will find themselves called to what the author views as the prime tasks of an artist: to listen, to remain aware, and to respond to creation through one’s own art.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great listen

    • By carolyn on 05-17-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Dragons in the Waters

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Thirteen-year-old Simon Renier has no idea when he boards the MS Orion with his cousin, Forsyth Phair, that their journey to Venezuela will be a dangerous one. His original plan - to return a family heirloom, a portrait of Simon Bolivar, to its rightful place - is sidetracked when Forsyth is found murdered. When the portrait is stolen, all passengers and crew are suspects. Simon's newfound friends, Poly and Charles O'Keefe, and their scientist father help Simon try to find his painting and his cousin's murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Poppa on 11-09-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Arm of the Starfish

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    When Adam Eddington, a gifted marine biology student, makes the acquaintance of blond and beautiful Kali Cutter at Kennedy International Airport on his way to Portugal to spend the summer working for the renowned scientist Dr. O'Keefe, he has no idea that this seemingly chance meeting will set into motion a chain of events he will be unable to stop.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • L'Engle's young adult spy thriller

    • By Adam Shields on 09-19-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Two-Part Invention

    • The Story of a Marriage
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    A long-term marriage has to move beyond chemistry to compatibility, to friendship, to companionship. As Newbery Medal winner Madeleine L'Engle describes a relationship characterized by compassion, respect, and growth, as well as challenge and conflict, she beautifully evokes the life she and her husband, actor Hugh Franklin, built and the family they cherished. Beginning with their very different childhoods, L'Engle chronicles the twists and turns that led two young artists to New York City in the 1940s.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Circle of Quiet

    • The Crosswicks Journals, Book 1
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Set against the lush backdrop of Crosswicks, her family's farmhouse in rural Connecticut, this deeply personal memoir details Madeleine L'Engle's journey to find balance between her career as a Newbery Medal-winning author and her responsibilities as a wife, mother, teacher, and Christian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wrinkle in time and space and the heavens

    • By Listener on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Live Coal in the Sea

    • A Novel
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When her teenage granddaughter comes to her with a troubling question, Camilla Dickinson must confront the painful history she’s long kept hidden. Forced to relive her past, she relates a complex saga involving her beautiful, adulterous mother, her troubled son, and the difficult choices that have affected three generations of her family. As she goes through the difficult process of revealing her secrets, Camilla also lets go of the burden of lies she’s told. A testament to the power of acceptance and forgiveness, A Live Coal in the Sea is ultimately an exploration of the lengths to which people will go for love—and the things they’ll do to protect family.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not great... predicable, pompous narration

    • By vtb on 01-24-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Rock That Is Higher

    • Story as Truth
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle, Sarah Bessey - foreword
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Story captures our hearts and feeds our imaginations. It reminds us who we are and where we came from. Story gives meaning and direction to our lives as we learn to see it as an affirmation of God’s love and truth. Drawing upon her own experiences, well-known tales in literature, and selected narratives from Scripture, Madeleine L’Engle gently leads the way into the glorious world of story in The Rock That Is Higher. Here she acknowledges universal human longings and considers how literature, Scripture, personal stories, and life experiences all point us toward our true home.

    Regular price: $24.99

    • The Irrational Season

    • The Crosswicks Journals, Book 3
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Upon her death, the New York Times hailed Madeleine L'Engle as "an author whose childhood fables, religious meditations and fanciful science fiction transcended both genre and generation." L'Engle has long captivated and provoked listeners by exploring the intersection of science and religion in her work. In this intimate memoir, the award-winning author uncovers how her spiritual convictions inform and enrich the everyday.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A House Like a Lotus

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Emma Galvin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    When 16-year-old Polly O'Keefe journeys to Athens, she feels confused and betrayed. The past eight months at home were different from any other time in her life. She met the brilliant, wealthy Maximiliana Horne, who gave her encouragement and made her feel self-confident. Polly idolized Max - until she learned a startling truth that left her wounded and angry. Now on a trip to Greece arranged by Max, Polly finds romance, danger, and unique friendships.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Statutory rape of the main character doesn’t fit in this book

    • By SDunbar on 06-02-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Una Arruga en el Tiempo [A Wrinkle in Time]

    • (Spanish Edition)
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Susana Ballesteros
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Meg Murry, nuestra protagonista, tiene problemas para adaptarse en la escuela… es difícil adivinar que sus padres son científicos. Papá desapareció tiempo atrás en extrañas circunstancias, pero mamá no ha perdido la esperanza de volver a verlo. Su hermano pequeño, Charles, es un niño prodigio; su mente posee una percepción excepcional que le permite ver más allá de las apariencias.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Small Rain: A Novel

    • Katherine Forrester Vigneras Series, Book 1
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    At only ten years old, Katherine Forrester has already experienced her fair share of upheaval. It has been three years since she last saw her mother, a concert pianist whose career was cut short by a terrible accident. After a brief reunion, tragedy strikes once more, forcing Katherine from the familiarity of New York City to a foreign Swiss boarding school. Far from home, she struggles with the challenges of growing up. Stifled by her daily routine and the pettiness of her classmates, Katherine’s piano lessons with a gifted young teacher provide an anchor in the storm.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Other Side of the Sun

    • A Novel
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Sarah Zimmerman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    When nineteen-year-old Stella marries Theron Renier, she has no idea what kind of clan she's joined. Soon after their arrival at Illyria, the Reniers' rambling beachside home, Theron is sent on a diplomatic mission, leaving Stella alone with his family. As she tries to settle into her new life, Stella quickly discovers that the Reniers are not what they seem. Trapped in a world unlike anything she's ever known, vulnerable Stella attempts to uncover her new family's dangerous secrets—and stirs up a darkness that was meant to stay buried.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very engaging!

    • By diana on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Stone for a Pillow

    • Journeys with Jacob
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle, Rachel Held Evans - Foreword
    • Narrated by: Pamela Almand
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this book for the curious, spiritual seeker, Madeleine L'Engle offers relevant lessons drawn from the life of Jacob from the Old Testament. Here, the son of Isaac becomes a spiritual companion to L'Engle, equipping her to deal with earthly and psychological struggles. Throughout her journey, L'Engle offers contemporary answers to questions that burden modern day listeners and believers. With her customary fearlessness and candor, she broaches such topics as the significance of angels, redemption, sexual identity, forgiveness, and the seemingly constant conflict between good and evil.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Ilsa

    • A Novel
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Graham Halstead
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From the moment Henry Porcher first sees Ilsa Brandes, he worships her. Despite controversy surrounding the young girl, Henry is drawn to her, a fascination that turns into a lifelong infatuation. As the years pass, Ilsa’s memory never leaves him, not until the day he returns to their sleepy Southern hometown and renews their childhood friendship. Henry watches as she becomes a wife, then a mother, then a widow, irrevocably changed by tragedy. This rare and sought-after novel is a portrait of a remarkable woman bound by both the stifling conventions of her time and place, and her own sense of honor and purpose. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Severed Wasp

    • A Novel
    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Now in her 70s, Katherine Vigneras, née Forrester, has returned to New York City after a successful career touring as a concert pianist in Europe. Much has changed for Katherine: She is widowed and retired, and has lived through the harrowing years of World War II. But when she encounters an old face from her youth in Greenwich Village, Katherine finds herself agreeing to perform at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, an endeavor that proves to be unexpectedly rewarding - and challenging.

    Regular price: $20.99

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