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    • How I Live Now

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Kim Mai Guest
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    This is a story about love. It's also a story about hate, which is why I left New York in the first place. You don't fly halfway across the world to live with a bunch of people you never met, just for a laugh.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well done

    • By Keith on 08-15-05

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Jonathan Unleashed

    • A Novel
    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Jonathan Trefoil's boss is unhinged, his relationship baffling and his apartment just the wrong side of legal. His girlfriend wants to marry someone just like him - only richer and with a different sense of humor. He doesn't remember life being this confusing, back before everyone expected him to act like a grown up.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Whimsical modern love from a guy's point of view

    • By Annie M. on 07-25-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How I Live Now

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Amber Sealey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The downloadable audiobook edition of Meg Rosoff's charming coming-of-age novel, How I Live Now, set over a summer of love and destruction. Read by the actress Amber Sealey. American girl Daisy has had a troubled background, and is sent from New York to stay with her charmingly shambolic family of British cousins, who she has never met. They are Isaac, Edmond, Osbert, and Piper. And two dogs and a goat.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Picture Me Gone

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Suzy Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 10

    Mila has an exceptional talent for reading a room - sensing hidden facts and unspoken emotions from clues that others overlook. So when her father's best friend, Matthew, goes missing from his upstate New York home, Mila and her beloved father travel from London to find him. She collects information about Matthew from his belongings, slowly piecing together the story everyone else has missed. But just when she's closest to solving the mystery, a shocking betrayal calls into question her trust in the one person she thought she could read best.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Boring and depressing.

    • By Debbie on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Bride's Farewell

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Susan Duerden
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In 1850s rural England, Pell runs away from home on horseback the day she's to marry her childhood sweetheart. She is from a poor preacher's family and she's watched her mother suffer for years under the burden of caring for an ever-increasing number of children. Pell yearns to escape the inevitable repetition of such a life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Kept me interested

    • By MaineOne on 11-03-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • What I Was

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In this beautifully crafted and heartbreakingly poignant coming-of-age tale, an older man recounts the story of his most significant friendship - that with the nearly feral and completely parentless Finn, who lived alone in a hut by the sea.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Finn's tiny kingdom

    • By Lori on 12-28-15

    Regular price: $13.97

    • There Is No Dog

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Steven Boyer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    Meg Rosoff counts the Michael L. Printz Award, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and a Carnegie Medal among her impressive accolades. Praised as a cheeky and subversive fantasy fable by Horn Book, There Is No Dog explores the question "What if God were a teenage boy?" Bob created the heavens and all the creatures on land and sea, but every time he falls in love, natural disasters on Earth follow. So imagine his dismay when he falls harder than ever for an irresistible girl named Lucy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • skip it

    • By Vicky Dominguex on 07-16-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Davon, frei zu sein

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Felicitas Woll
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Dem Leben in Armut, das zu ihrer Zeit für Frauen nur aus Kinderkriegen, Hunger und Arbeit besteht, will die junge Pell Ridley sich nicht fügen...

    Regular price: $16.74

    • Beck

    • By: Mal Peet, Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Damian Lynch
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Both harrowing and life-affirming, the final novel from Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet is the sweeping coming-of-age adventure of a mixed race boy transported to North America. Born from a street liaison between a poor young woman and an African soldier in the 1900s, Beck is soon orphaned and sent to the Catholic Brothers in Canada. Shipped to work on a farm, his escape takes him across the continent in a search for belonging.

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Jonathan Unleashed

    • By: Meg Rosoff
    • Narrated by: Luke Kempner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Jonathan Trefoil's boss is unhinged, his relationship baffling, and his apartment just the wrong side of legal. His girlfriend wants to marry someone just like him - only richer and with a different sense of humor. He doesn't remember life being this confusing back before everyone expected him to act like a grown-up. When his brother asks him to look after his dogs, Jonathan's worldview begins to shift. Could a border collie and a cocker spaniel hold the key to life, the universe, and everything?

    Regular price: $19.95