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    • Whoever Fights Monsters

    • My Twenty Years Tracking Serial Killers for the FBI
    • By: Robert K. Ressler, Tom Shachtman
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,924
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,764
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,762

    Face-to-face with some of America's most terrifying killers, FBI veteran and ex-Army CID colonel Robert Ressler learned from them how to identify the unknown monsters who walk among us - and put them behind bars. Now the man who coined the phrase "serial killer" and advised Thomas Harris on The Silence of the Lambs shows how he has tracked down some of the nation's most brutal murderers. Join Ressler as he takes you on the hunt for America's most dangerous psychopaths. It is a terrifying journey you will not forget.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Murderino checking in

    • By Sarah R Bongiovanni on 06-16-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Why the Rich Are Getting Richer

    • By: Robert T. Kiyosaki, Tom Wheelwright
    • Narrated by: Scott Merriman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s Robert Kiyosaki’s position that, “It is our educational system that causes the gap between the rich and everyone else.” He laid the foundation for many of his messages in the international best seller Rich Dad Poor Dad, the number one personal finance book of all time, and in Why the Rich Are Getting Richer, he makes his case.

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Thumbelina

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen, Tom Roberts - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Kelly McGillis
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    A long time ago in Denmark, a childless couple is blessed with a radiantly beautiful baby girl. She is no bigger than a thumb, so she is called Thumbelina. Snatched from her family by an ugly toad who wants to marry her, Thumbelina escapes, befriending various creatures of the forest. Ultimately, she meets the king of the flower angels, with whom she finds happiness forever.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Three Billy Goats Gruff and the Three Little Pigs

    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Holly Hunter
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Holly Hunter narrates this popular nursery tale, one of the most beloved children's classics of all time. The moral is that hard work has its rewards and becomes evident as the cleverest and wisest pig finally gets even with the big bad wolf. Ages four and up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just like I remember.

    • By Bridget Cardwell on 07-07-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Timeless Time Travel Tales

    • By: John Barnes, Nancy Kress, Ian R. MacLeod, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Vanessa Hart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    This collection of unabridged, unforgettable tales, written by some of science fiction's most esteemed authors, pays homage to one of the genre's most cherished story types. Whether time travel stories leap forward in time or slip into the past, they remain popular with fans.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, fun, entertaining set of stories

    • By Gary on 09-19-13

    Regular price: $25.89

    • The Three Billy Goats Gruff

    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Holly Hunter
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Holly Hunter reads this popular nursery tale in which the greedy troll who lives under the bridge is no match for the biggest of the Billy Goats Gruff. It comes packaged with a second classic story, "The Three Little Pigs", which is also read by Holly Hunter. Both readings are accompanied by whimsical music performed by Art Lande. Ages four and up will enjoy listening to both stories, which are part of the award-winning Rabbit Ears series Storybook Classics.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • New Stories From the South

    • The Year’s Best, 2005
    • By: Dennis Lehane, Moire Crone, Robert Olen Butler, and others
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy, Caroline Clay, Michael Emerson, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, O. Henry Award and Edgar Awards, the 19 writers in this 2005 edition are not just considered some of the best Southern writers, but among the best American writers period. With works by such writers as Dennis Lehane, Moira Crone, Robert Olen Butler, Cary Holladay, Tom Franklin, and Rebecca Soppe, this collection provides an electrifying current of deep, dark subjects set in the brutal, but charming south.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yankee Readers?!?

    • By Misty on 02-08-16

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Will to Succeed

    • 10 Motivational Principles for Success in Business
    • By: Jerome Homish, Robert Curran, Tom Janicik, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    As one of the greatest LinkedIn branding experts, with dozens of media appearances, Greig Wells has helped over 55,000 people find their way back to work. And now with nine other amazing stories of finding success through terrifying adversity, you can learn how to find the path to success in your own life.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks

    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Meg Ryan
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Meg Ryan narrates this classic tale of Goldilocks and her encounter with the three bears, one of the most cherished stories in children's literature. This modern version of the original from the master storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, will captivate young listeners. And it will also serve as a helpful reminder that a little caution goes a long way in the real world.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • More than Beards, Bellies and Biceps

    • The Story of the 1993 Phillies
    • By: Robert Gordon, Tom Burgoyne
    • Narrated by: Darren Stephens
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Stubble scruffed up their chins. Tobacco wads ballooned their cheeks. The 1993 Philadelphia Phillies had the look of a slow-pitch softball team itching to kick some serious butt. They did kick butt, too, on and off the field. “They lived the life of professional baseball players as fully as it can be done,” manager Jim Fregosi said. Though they weren’t a photogenic bunch, their mugs were everywhere, on Baseball Today, on David Letterman, and on Saturday Night Live.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Red Riding Hood

    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Meg Ryan
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Actress Meg Ryan narrates this classic story of Red Riding Hood, one of the most cherished stories in children's literature. This modern version, complemented by original music by Art Lande, will captivate today's audiences as it has for generations. It will also serve as helpful reminder that a little caution goes a long way in the real world. When you sit down to enjoy this wonderful tale, and are transported back to your own childhood, you will understand why it has endured for so long.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Science Fiction: The Best of the Year 2006

    • By: Joe Haldeman, James Patrick Kelly, Stephen Leigh, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Riggio, Bob Souer, Kitzie Stern
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    A collection of the best science fiction prose written in 2006 from some of the genre's greatest authors, including James Patrick Kelly, Wil McCarthy, Susan Palwick, Tom Purdom, Robert Reed, Michael Swanwick, James Van Pelt, Howard Waldrop, Alastair Reynolds, Ian McDonald, Mary Rosenblum, Stephen Leigh, and Joe Haldeman.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good collection, uneven narration

    • By Chris on 12-29-10

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Smoking

    • The Easiest Way to Permanently Stop Smoking Without Side Effects
    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Kylie Stewart
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You are about to discover how to effectively quit smoking for life. Smoking is possibly one of the deadliest addictions there is out there. This book will give you the motivation and the strategies to solve this horrible addiction. This book contains many strategies that are very easy to use. Our goal here is to change our lives for the better. The first step is realizing that you have let this horrible addiction control you.

    • The Easiest Way to Permanently Stop Smoking Without Side Effects
    • By: Tom Roberts
    • Narrated by: Kylie Stewart
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Release date: 11-06-15
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Selected Shorts

    • Wartime Lives
    • By: Tim O'Brien, Maile Meloy, Benjamin Percy, and others
    • Narrated by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Kathleen Chalfant, Oskar Eustis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    What happens to people's lives during times of battle and strife? From the American Revolution to the ongoing war in Iraq, the subject of this collection is how people cope with the dramatic shifts that come with war. Before Independence, a slave fights for freedom by taking up arms for the British; in World War I, a mother goes to the front lines to see her son; and in our time, a teenager in Oregon waits for e-mail from his father in the Middle East.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Cambridge University Perch Gave FBI Source Access to Top Intelligence Figures — and a Cover as He Reached out to Trump Associates

    • By: Tom Hamburger, Robert Costa, Ellen Nakashima
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Before Stefan A. Halper emerged at the center of a political storm over the FBI’s Russia investigation, he was a familiar face among the Gothic buildings and on the twisting river paths at the University of Cambridge, where he was known as a foreign policy expert with a network of intelligence sources cultivated over decades.

    "Cambridge University Perch Gave FBI Source Access to Top Intelligence Figures — and a Cover as He Reached out to Trump Associates" is from the June 05, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tom Hamburger, Robert Costa and Ellen Nakashima and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • GOP Preparing for Contested Convention

    • By: Robert Costa, Tom Hamburger
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "GOP Preparing for Contested Convention" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa and Tom Hamburger and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump Maintains Not Knowing in Advance About Meeting with Russians, Disputing Cohen Claim

    • By: Tom Hamburger, Felicia Sonmez, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Trump on Friday issued a fresh rebuttal against his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, maintaining that he did not know in advance about a June 2016 meeting in which Russians had promised to provide dirt on Hillary Clinton.

    "Trump Maintains Not Knowing in Advance About Meeting with Russians, Disputing Cohen Claim" is from the July 27, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Tom Hamburger, Robert Costa and Felicia Sonmez and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95