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    • The Fairy-Tale Detectives

    • The Sisters Grimm
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,211
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 952
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 974

    The recently orphaned Sisters Grimm find out from their Granny, who they thought was dead, that they're descendents of the legendary Brothers Grimm. Now they must take over the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives in a town where fairy tales are real. Their first case: a giant is destroying the town and it may have something to do with a boy named Jack and a certain famous beanstalk.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny twists

    • By THoward on 09-30-09

    Regular price: $25.87

    • NERDS

    • National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 96

    There’s no doubt about it: These kids are nerds. Awkward, unpopular, uncool as uncool can be—and yet, there’s something about these “nerds” that nobody else knows. These dweebs are actually superspies who use their dorky skills to battle the evil Hyena and other villainous baddies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Humorous Story for Kids; Excellent Narrator

    • By EmilyK on 08-18-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Tales from the Hood

    • The Sisters Grimm
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    In their sixth adventure, Sabrina and Daphne must defend their friend Mr. Canis (aka the Big Bad Wolf ) when he is put on trial by the Everafters for his past crimes. It'll take all of the sisters' skills to outwit the merciless Queen of Hearts, who is determined to kick Canis and the Grimms out of Ferryport Landing - forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My 12 year old loved this series!

    • By EmilyK on 06-22-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sisters Grimm: Once Upon a Crime

    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    Multiple award-winning author Michael Buckley's New York Times best-selling Sisters Grimm series is phenomenally popular. In their fourth adventure, Sabrina, Daphne, Granny Relda, and Puck hit the streets of New York City to search for Puck's family. They quickly get wrapped up in a murder investigation, however, when a maniacal Everafter is discovered to be on the loose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my son's favorite series!

    • By EmilyK on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $25.87

    • The Inside Story: The Sisters Grimm, Book 8

    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    In their eighth adventure, sisters Sabrina and Daphne Grimm must face their gravest mission yet. The Everafter War is over, and the sisters find themselves trapped in the Book of Everafter—a place where fairy tale characters can affect their own destinies. While trying to save their baby brother, Sabrina and Daphne begin changing events in the story to suit their needs.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great narration, series floundering a bit

    • By Rebecca on 11-22-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Sisters Grimm

    • The Unusual Suspects
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403

    Daphne's lucky enough to get Snow White for a teacher - she loves little people - but poor Sabrina's stuck with Mr. Grumpner and a class of mildly psychotic sixth graders. When Mr. Grumpner is found hanging in a spider's web, it is up to the Grimms to find the Everafter who did it. If only Sabrina can get over her distrust of all fairy-tale folk. But how can she trust those who just might be responsible for the disappearance of her parents?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm hooked now!

    • By Laura on 06-06-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Cheerleaders of Doom

    • N.E.R.D.S., Book 3
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The New York Times best-selling author of the Sisters Grimm series, Michael Buckley has also written and developed shows for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and Discovery Channel. Supervillain Gerdie Baker, assisted by criminal mastermind Simon, has created a device that opens portals to other worlds, which she and other cheerleaders have been pillaging. But the alternate realities are starting to get awfully close together, so it’s up to Matilda “Wheezer” Choi and the NERDS to stop the cheerleaders before the worlds collide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the other NERDS books

    • By EmilyK on 10-12-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Villain Virus

    • NERDS, Book 4
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    A virus has infected Arlington, Virginia, home of NERDS headquarters, and it's much worse than your run-of-the-mill flu. Instead of coughing and sneezing, the victims of this voracious virus are transformed into superintelligent criminal masterminds. Soon nearly everyone - including some of the NERDS team - is plotting to take over the world. And who's to blame for this nasty infection? None other than former NERDS teammate Heathcliff Hodges. With more people breaking out into evil cackles every day, it's up to Flinch, the hyperactive superspy with a sweet tooth, to stop the virus.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Weakest NERDS installment

    • By EmilyK on 12-18-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Problem Child

    • The Sisters Grimm
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310

    The Sisters Grimm books are hits with young readers and critics. In their third outing, Sabrina and Daphne confront the menace behind the family's troubles, Little Red Riding Hood. After meeting their recently returned uncle Jake, the girls embark on a harrowing quest to reconstruct the mythical vorpal blade, the only weapon capable of killing Red's pet and bodyguard, the dreaded Jabberwocky.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My 12 year old loved this series

    • By EmilyK on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Everafter War

    • The Sisters Grimm, Book 7
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217

    This seventh entry picks up right from the cliffhanger ending of Tales from the Hood, as Sabrina and Daphne's parents finally awake from their sleeping spell. But this is no time for complacency. The family must help Prince Charming's Everafter army fight the Scarlet Hand, and Sabrina must confront the deadly and mysterious Master.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of my son's favorite series

    • By EmilyK on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • M is for Mama’s Boy

    • NERDS, Book 2
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    Goonies-meets-James-Bond-style hijinks continue with a group of unpopular fifth-graders who run a spy network right under their teachers’ noses. Their tech-loving, geeky ways may get them shunned by the “it” crowd, but with a little help from science, these kids’ most dweeby qualities become big-time weapons in the fight against super-villains.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than the first installment

    • By EmilyK on 08-25-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Sisters Grimm

    • Magic and Other Misdemeanors
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    In their fifth exploit, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are on their own while investigating the theft of enchanted items from the Ever Afters. And if they don't solve the case, the villain behind the crimes will unleash chaos upon the residents of Ferryport Landing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 5 of the series

    • By Dirk on 10-29-09

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Guys Read Terrifying Tales

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Adam Gidwitz, Daniel José Older, and others
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 3

    Contributors to the latest book in the Guys Read series present a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening to under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected, a surprise hit with my 9yo

    • By P. Goldberg on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $3.41

    • The Council of Mirrors

    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226

    Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, along with their friends and allies from Ferryport Landing, engage in a climactic battle with the fearsome Mirror. With the future of the Grimms and all the Everafters hanging in the balance, the sisters make a fateful choice to join forces with the members of the Scarlet Hand to defeat Mirror and end this conflict once and for all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The final book... WOW!

    • By THoward on 10-07-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Heart of the Storm

    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    After seven months as a captive of Minerva, the insane Alpha queen, Lyric Walker has escaped to the surface. Her only goal is to warn the world about the Great Abyss. When she finally arrives back in Coney Island, she discovers a world she never expected, one where humans and Alpha are finally working hand in hand to rebuild the country. But she soon discovers that an old enemy allied with an old friend may kill them all before the monsters get their turn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic finale

    • By Robin Rains on 04-12-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Raging Sea

    • Undertow Trilogy, Book Two
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In the first book of Michael Buckley's Undertow Trilogy, the Alpha arrived, and the world was never the same. At the start of the second book, most of South Brooklyn is in ruins, and the nation is terrified. Nearly everyone that Lyric Walker loves is either missing or presumed dead, including the mesmerizing Prince Fathom. It's up to Lyric to unite the Alpha before the second wave of a cataclysmic invasion wipes out mankind for good.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Where is the Sisters Grimm season two????

    • By Angela on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • North Korea Tensions Pose Early, and Perilous, Test for Trump

    • By: David E. Sanger, Choe Sang Hun, Chris Buckley, and others
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When the United States began deploying a missile defense system in South Korea this week, it was to protect an ally long threatened by North Korean provocations. But it was instantly met by angry Chinese warnings that the U.S. is setting off a new arms race in a region already on edge over the North’s drive to build a nuclear arsenal.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • NERDS 5

    • Attack of the Bullies
    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The grand finale to the best-selling series, Attack of the BULLIES stars Ruby Peet, aka Agent Pufferfish, the team captain with super nanobyte-enhanced allergies. Pufferfish leads the team in their latest case: the kidnapping of the president' s daughter. But the NERDS discover she hasn' t been kidnapped - she' s been recruited. Their former librarian, Ms. Holiday, has started a rival organization called BULLIES, who each have their own nanobyte-enhanced upgrades. The BULLIES' plan: go back in time to make sure NERDS never existed!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another entry in a funny series

    • By EmilyK on 07-05-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Undertow

    • By: Michael Buckley
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    When Lyric Walker was 14 years old, her life was turned upside down when she witnessed a world-changing event - the arrival of the Triton, a five-nation race of warrior merpeople who walked out of the sea and camped on the beaches of modern-day Coney Island. Suddenly her neighborhood was home to a new minority group numbering in the tens of thousands. But the Triton's arrival also revealed a shocking family secret: Her own mother was a mermaid.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Marcela on 08-14-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Taiwan Responds After China Sends Carrier to Taiwan Strait

    • By: Michael Forsythe, Chris Buckley
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • 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

    Taiwan scrambled F-16 fighter jets and dispatched a frigate to the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday after China sent its sole aircraft carrier into the waterway, Taiwan’s official Central News Agency reported.

    "Taiwan Responds After China Sends Carrier to Taiwan Strait" is from the January 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Forsythe and Chris Buckley and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95