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    • The Princess in Black, Books 1-3

    • The Princess in Black; The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party; The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde
    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The Princess in Black: Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when... Brring! Brring!. The monster alarm! Stopping monsters is no job for prim and perfect Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret: She's also the Princess in Black! Can Princess Magnolia sneak away, transform into her alter ego, and defeat the monster before the nosy duchess discovers her secret?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story but Lousy Narration

    • By BookBagLady on 06-12-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Goose Girl

    • Book One of the Books of Bayern
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 678

    Princess Anidori-Kiladra of Kildenree was born with a word on her tongue, and a secret magic. Though she is raised in luxury, she is never quite comfortable with who she is, or what she is to become. Then she is sent on a journey to marry an unknown prince. The trip is difficult, and before it is finished all her expectations are overturned. Alone, friendless, stripped of her crown and her title, Ani must learn to make her own path in the world. Along the way, she just might learn to be a princess.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fairy tale for the older kids in all of us

    • By Jan McClintock on 04-21-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Princess Academy

    • Princess Academy, Book 1
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Laura Credidio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 471
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419

    Miri lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Father And Daughter Agree!

    • By Alfonzo on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

    • Squirrel Meets World
    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Narrated by: Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    A middle-grade audiobook novel telling an original "tail" of Marvel's cute, quirky, and downright furry super heroine - Squirrel Girl!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Roxanne Mariani-Prall on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Austenland

    • A Novel
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,269
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 823
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 832

    Jane Hayes is a seemingly normal young New Yorker, but she has a secret. Her obsession with Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, is ruining her love life: no real man can compare. But when a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane's fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become realer than she ever could have imagined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book my tickets....Im going to Austenland

    • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 04-15-13

    Regular price: $23.93

    • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: 2 Fuzzy, 2 Furious

    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Narrated by: Abigail Revasch, Tara Sands
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    After foiling the nefarious plot of an amateur supervillain, Squirrel Girl is finally finding her groove - and group texting with the Avengers, like, all the time. Doreen, on the other hand, is still trying to navigate friendships, evil teachers, and all the pitfalls that come with middle school. (Seriously, it's complicated.)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kick butts and eat nuts

    • By Jon R. on 03-19-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Enna Burning

    • Books of Bayern, Book 2
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    It’s been two years since Enna was swept up in a heart-pounding court adventure. Now, having returned to her old life in the forests of Bayern, she is growing restless. When a strange force takes possession of her brother, Liefer, she returns to the capital to seek the help of her friend Isi, Bayern’s princess. But Bayern is tottering on the verge of war with neighboring Tira. When endowed with the terrifying gift that destroyed Liefer, Enna takes herself to war - only to embark on an epic journey of discovery and betrayal that will force her to come of age.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the Same Enna

    • By MC on 06-06-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Fire and Ice

    • Spirit Animals, Book 4
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Strange things are happening at the frozen edge of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have crisscrossed Erdas in their quest to stop the ruthless Conquerors. Only the four of them, supported by the gifts of their legendary spirit animals, have the power to defeat an evil takeover. While chasing down a lead in the cold North, the heroes arrive at a quiet village where not everything is as it seems. Rooting the truth out of this deceptively beautiful place won't be easy - and the team is already out of time. The Conquerors are right behind them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • “Wildly Enjoyable”

    • By Alison Sian James on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $14.69

    • The Forgotten Sisters

    • Princess Academy
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Mandi Lee
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    After a year at the king's palace, Miri has learned all about being a proper princess. But the tables turn when the student must become the teacher! Instead of returning to her beloved Mount Eskel, Miri is ordered to journey to a distant swamp and start a princess academy for three sisters, cousins of the royal family. Unfortunately, Astrid, Felissa, and Sus are more interested in hunting and fishing than becoming princesses.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful story for girls AND BOYS!

    • By Katherine on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Midnight in Austenland

    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 334
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 301

    In this follow-up to Austenland, Charlotte Kinder is eager to escape the numbness she feels after her divorce. Deciding to get away, she visits the Regency-themed Pembrook Park resort in England, where talented actors set the perfect scene. But with everyone playing a role, it’s hard to distinguish reality from fantasy. So when Charlotte’s heart stirs, she wonders if she’s simply caught up in the experience - or if her ability to feel is finally returning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love Austenland

    • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 04-16-13

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Book of a Thousand Days

    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Chelsea Mixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    When Lady Saren defies her father’s command to marry the vicious Lord Khasar, she is sealed in a tower with only her serving maid, Dashti, for company. In their cramped, dark space Dashti pours her thoughts into a daily journal while pitiless solitude engulfs them. At first the girl is optimistic: they have food aplenty, candles for light, and even a visit from Lady Saren’s true love, Khan Tegus - though he can only call to them from outside their walls. But their circumstances soon grow desperate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I can't stop from playing it over and over again

    • By Ashleigh on 07-03-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Palace of Stone

    • Princess Academy, Book 2
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Coming down from the mountain to a new life in the city is a thrill to Miri. She and her princess academy friends have been brought to Asland to help the future princess Britta prepare for her wedding. There, Miri also has a chance to attend school - at the Queen's Castle. But as Miri befriends students who seem sophisticated and exciting she also learns that they have some frightening plans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not your typical princess tale

    • By Katherine on 03-20-15

    Regular price: $15.36

    • River Secrets

    • Books of Bayern, Book 3
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Mark Allen Holt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    Bayern has triumphed in its war with Tira. But though the war is over, simmering anger remains among the Tirans and new hostilities could erupt at any moment. In a desperate attempt to maintain the peace, King Geric sends an ambassador to the Tiran capitol. Of course, an ambassador needs a military guard. Razo - short, impish, and not at all skilled at combat - longs to be among those selected to go, but thinks he has no chance. So he is astounded when Captain Talone taps him to join the group. He’s even more astounded when he discovers the secret reason for Talone’s decision.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great detective story

    • By Charity on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation

    • Princess in Black, Book 4
    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    After battling monsters all night, a sleepy Princess in Black decides that she needs a vacation. After all, the Goat Avenger, a new hero who looks oddly familiar, has offered to protect the goats while she takes a much needed break. The very next day Princess Magnolia rides her bicycle to the seaside, where the air is salty, the sun is shiny, and the sea is as blue as monster fur. But just as Princess Magnolia is about to take a nap on her hammock, she hears a ROAR! Seriously? A monster? On the perfect beach? Impossible!

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Forest Born

    • Book Four of the Books of Bayern
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Rin is sure that something is wrong with her…something really bad. Something that is keeping her from feeling at home in the Forest homestead where she’s lived all her life. Something that is keeping her from trusting herself with anyone at all. When her brother Razo returns from the city for a visit, she accompanies him to the palace, hoping that she can find peace away from home. But war has come to Bayern again, and Rin is compelled to join the queen and her closest allies as they venture into the Forest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ugh. This seemed to drag on forever.

    • By Steva on 05-14-16

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Princess in Black, Books 4-6

    • Princess in Black
    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Enjoy books 4 to 6 in Shannon Hale and Dean Hale's New York Times best-selling series. Who says princesses don't wear black? This collection contains The Princess in Black Takes a Vacation, The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate, and The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare.

    Regular price: $10.50

    • The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate

    • Princess in Black, Book 5
    • By: Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Princess Magnolia and Princess Sneezewort have plans...mysterious plans, like a princess playdate! They dress-up slam! They karaoke jam! They playhouse romp and snack-time stomp! But then a shout from outside Princess Sneezewort's castle interrupts their fun. It's a monster trying to eat someone's kitty! This is a job for the Princess in Black....

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Dangerous

    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Maisie Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit and see something new. She never intended to fall in love with a boy at space camp. And she certainly never intended to stumble into a frightening plot that just might destroy everything and everyone she cares about. But now there's no going back - Maisie's the only thing standing between danger and annihilation. She must become the hero the world needs before she loses her heart... and her life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shannon Hale doesn't Fail

    • By Becca on 02-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Actor and the Housewife

    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    When Becky, a housewife with screenwriting dreams, attracts the interest of Felix, a Hollywood star, the two quickly become friends. Though the sexual tension is obvious, Becky has no intention of cheating on her husband - but would Felix cheat on his wife? As their friendship blossoms, rumors and suspicion threaten to derail their platonic love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought Provoking

    • By sts2000 on 09-14-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Eine fabelhafte Freundin (Ever After High 2)

    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Annina Braunmiller-Jest
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Seit Raven Queen, Tochter der Bösen Königin, sich geweigert hat, ihr Erbe anzutreten, herrscht Chaos an der Ever After High. Während die Royals um Apple White sich wehren, ihre Geschichten aufzugeben, wollen die Rebels ihr Schicksal selbst in die Hand nehmen. Aber dann gerät die allseits beliebte Maddie Hatter zwischen die Fronten. Um zu verhindern, dass die fabelhafte Freundin Ever After für immer und ewig verlässt, müssen sich Apple und Raven zusammen tun. Ob es ihnen gelingt, Royals und Rebels zu versöhnen und Maddie und die Märchenwelt zu retten?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible

    • By T.E. Garvaglia on 06-16-18

    Regular price: $12.49

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