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    • Salt to the Sea

    • By: Ruta Sepetys
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Will Damron, Cassandra Morris, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,942
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937

    In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in each other tested with each step closer to safety.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Haunting Historical YA Fiction

    • By FanB14 on 02-19-16

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Between Shades of Gray

    • By: Ruta Sepetys
    • Narrated by: Emily Klein
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 981
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 882
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 882

    Lina is just like any other 15-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys - until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and her young brother slowly make their way north, crossing the Arctic Circle, to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sunlight Through the Cracks

    • By FanB14 on 03-27-13

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Ashes in the Snow (Movie Tie-In)

    • By: Ruta Sepetys
    • Narrated by: Emily Klein
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life - until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she embeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp.

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Out of The Easy

    • By: Ruta Sepetys
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314

    It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, 17-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy to Love

    • By FanB14 on 02-27-13

    Regular price: $35.00