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    • How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen

    • A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7
    • By: Joanna Faber, Julie King
    • Narrated by: Heather Alicia Simms, Michele Pawk, Candace Thaxton, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 722

    What do you do with a little kid who...won't brush her teeth...screams in his car seat...pinches the baby...refuses to eat vegetables...runs rampant in the supermarket? Organized according to common challenges and conflicts, this book is an essential emergency first-aid manual of communication strategies, including a chapter that addresses the special needs of children with sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, practical, useful.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Asymmetry

    • A Novel
    • By: Lisa Halliday
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Arthur Morey, Fiona Hardingham, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 241

    Told in three distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our most dramatic human relations: inequities in age, power, talent, wealth, fame, geography, and justice. The first section, "Folly", tells the story of Alice, a young American editor, and her relationship with the famous and much older writer Ezra Blazer. A tender and exquisite account of an unexpected romance that takes place in New York during the early years of the Iraq War.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unsatisfying

    • By MConway on 05-27-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Limetown

    • The Prequel to the #1 Podcast
    • By: Cote Smith, Zack Akers, Skip Bronkie
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    On a seemingly ordinary day, 17-year-old Lia Haddock hears news that will change her life forever: 300 men, women, and children living at a research facility in Limetown, Tennessee, have disappeared without a trace. Among the missing is Emile Haddock, Lia’s uncle. What happened to the people of Limetown? It’s all anyone can talk about. Except Lia’s parents, who refuse to discuss what might have happened there. They refuse, even, to discuss anything to do with Emile.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic prequel to the Limetown podcast!

    • By DEVON on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Dry

    • By: Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
    • Narrated by: Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Schusterman, Jenni Barber, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163

    The drought - or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls it - has been going on for a while now. Everyone’s lives have become an endless list of don’ts: don’t water the lawn, don’t fill up your pool, don’t take long showers. Until the taps run dry. Suddenly, Alyssa’s quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbors and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don’t return and her life - and the life of her brother - is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she’s going to survive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth any readers time!

    • By ~☆Ashelina☆~ on 10-13-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    • By: Iain Reid
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 670
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 621
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 622

    In this deeply scary and intensely unnerving debut novel, Jake and a woman known only as "The Girlfriend" are on a drive to visit his parents at their secluded farm. But when Jake leaves "The Girlfriend" stranded at an abandoned high school, what follows is a twisted unraveling of the darkest unease, an exploration into psychological frailty, and an ending as suspenseful as The Usual Suspects and as haunting as Misery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a ride! This is a must read!

    • By Elizabeth on 06-15-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • All the Single Ladies

    • Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation
    • By: Rebecca Traister
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Rebecca Traister - introduction
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 763
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 758

    In a provocative, groundbreaking work, National Magazine Award finalist Rebecca Traister, "the most brilliant voice on feminism in this country" (Anne Lamott), traces the history of unmarried women in America who, through social, political, and economic means, have radically shaped our nation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book, destroyed by narration

    • By Theresa Holleran on 03-06-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Last Magician

    • By: Lisa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 168

    In modern-day New York, magic is all but extinct. The remaining few who have an affinity for magic - the Mageus - live in the shadows, hiding who they are. Any Mageus who enters Manhattan becomes trapped by the Brink, a dark energy barrier that confines them to the island. Crossing it means losing their power - and often their lives. Esta is a talented thief, and she's been raised to steal magical artifacts from the sinister Order that created the Brink.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't Finish

    • By Anne on 08-06-17

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Secret to Southern Charm

    • By: Kristy Woodson Harvey
    • Narrated by: Janet Metzger, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    After finding out her military husband is missing in action, middle sister Sloane's world crumbles as her worst nightmare comes true. She can barely climb out of bed, much less summon the strength to be the parent her children deserve. Her mother, Ansley, provides a much-needed respite as she puts her personal life on hold to help Sloane and her grandchildren wade through their new grief-stricken lives. But between caring for her own aging mother, her daughters, and her grandchildren, Ansley's private worry is that secrets from her past will come to light.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good sequel

    • By Anonymous User on 12-10-18

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Devil's Thief

    • The Last Magician Series, Book 2
    • By: Lisa Maxwell
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Esta’s parents were murdered. Her life was stolen. And everything she knew about magic was a lie. She thought the Book of Mysteries held the key to freeing the Mageus from the Order’s grasp, but the danger within its pages was greater than she ever imagined. Now the Book’s furious power lives inside Harte. If he can’t control it, it will rip apart the world to get its revenge, and it will use Esta to do it. To bind the power, Esta and Harte must track down four elemental stones scattered across the continent. But the world outside the city is like nothing they expected. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • a shadow of the first

    • By JanCarlo T. on 12-09-18

    Regular price: $33.07

    • Refinery29 Money Diaries

    • Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Your Finances...and Everyone Else's
    • By: Lindsey Stanberry
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Lindsey Stanberry, Gibson Frazier
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Does it feel like you’re never going to finish paying back your student loans? Do you spend more on coffee per month than you put into your 401(k)? Do you avoid looking at your bank balance because it’s easier to live in denial? The first step to getting your financial life in order is tracking what you spend. Featuring valuable advice on how to get rich (and afford life in the meantime) from a handpicked team of female financial advisers, Refinery29 Money Diaries will empower you to take immediate control of your own money.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Diaries, questionable advice

    • By Kim on 09-12-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Fallout

    • By: Ellen Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Rebekkah Ross, Jonathan Todd Ross, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Hunter, Autumn, and Summer - three of Kristina Snow's five children - live in different homes, with different guardians and different last names. They share only a predisposition for addiction and a host of troubled feelings toward the mother who barely knows them, a mother who has been riding with the monster, crank, for 20 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yessssssss!!

    • By Taylor on 02-03-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Sea of Tranquility

    • A Novel
    • By: Katja Millay
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,079
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,922
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,917

    Former piano prodigy Nastya Kashnikov wants two things: to get through high school without anyone learning about her past and to make the boy who took everything from her - her identity, her spirit, her will to live - pay. Josh Bennett’s story is no secret: Every person he loves has been taken from his life until, at 17 years old, there is no one left. Now all he wants is be left alone and people allow it because when your name is synonymous with death, everyone tends to give you your space.

    Everyone except Nastya, the mysterious new girl at school who starts showing up and won’t go away until she’s insinuated herself into every aspect of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • There is NOTHING wrong with this book

    • By Sugarpucker on 02-06-14

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Without Merit

    • A Novel
    • By: Colleen Hoover
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 779
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 709
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 714

    In Colleen Hoover's gripping novel, reminiscent of the best-selling works of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly happy family before she leaves them behind, but when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Book Will Not Disappoint!

    • By Christie on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Losing the Field

    • By: Abbi Glines
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Cal Wembly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Tallulah Liddell had been defined by her appearance for as long as she could remember. Overweight and insecure, she preferred to fly under the radar, drawing as little attention to herself as possible, so no one can hurt her. The only boy who did seem to ever notice her was her longtime crush, Nash Lee. But when he laughs at a joke aimed at Tallulah the summer before their senior year, Tallulah’s love dissipates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Field Party

    • By Linda on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Pretend I'm Dead

    • By: Jen Beagin
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Jen Beagin's quirky, moving, "frank and unflinching" (Josh Ferris) debut novel introduces an unforgettable character, Mona - almost 24, emotionally adrift, and cleaning houses to get by. Handing out clean needles to drug addicts, she falls for a recipient she calls Mr. Disgusting, who proceeds to break her heart in unimaginable ways. In search of healing, Mona decamps to Taos, New Mexico, for a fresh start, where she finds a community of seekers and cast-offs, all of whom have one or two things to teach her.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • story makes up for bad narration

    • By Anonymous User on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The You I've Never Known

    • By: Ellen Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Rebekkah Ross, Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    For as long as she can remember, it's been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel's mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now 17, and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another GREAT book!

    • By Stacey on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Half of What You Hear

    • A Novel
    • By: Kristyn Kusek Lewis
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From well-loved women’s fiction writer Kristyn Kusek Lewis comes a breakout novel about a woman moving to a small community and uncovering the many secrets that hide behind closed doors. Greyhill, Virginia - refuge of old money, old mansions, and old-fashioned ideas about who belongs and who doesn’t - just got a few new residents. When Bess Warner arrives in town with her husband Cole and their kids, she thinks she knows what to expect....

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Impossible Odds

    • The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six
    • By: Jessica Buchanan, Erik Landemalm, Anthony Flacco
    • Narrated by: Anthony Flacco, Candace Thaxton, George Newbern
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    On October 25, 2011, aid worker Jessica Buchanan was kidnapped at gunpoint and held for ransom by an organized band of Somali land pirates. For the next three months, Jessica was terrorized by more than two dozen gangsters. Every terrifying moment Jessica spent suffering in captivity was matched by that of her adoring husband working behind the scenes to deal with her captors. Finally, on January 25, 2012, President Barack Obama ordered a rescue operation by a team of 24 Navy SEALs. Impossible Odds is a harrowing and heart-wrenching memoir of Jessica's kidnapping, her three months in captivity, and her rescue by the Navy SEALs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing Survival Story

    • By J 4535 on 12-07-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • The Lost Girls of Paris

    • By: Pam Jenoff
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Knowelden, Henrietta Meire, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One morning while passing through Grand Central Terminal on her way to work, Grace Healey finds an abandoned suitcase tucked beneath a bench. Unable to resist her own curiosity, Grace opens the suitcase, where she discovers a dozen photographs - each of a different woman. In a moment of impulse, Grace takes the photographs and quickly leaves the station. Grace soon learns the suitcase belonged to a woman named Eleanor Trigg, leader of a network of female secret agents who were deployed out of London during the war. 

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Beast Is an Animal

    • By: Peternelle van Arsdale
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Alys was seven when the soul eaters came to her village. These soul eaters, twin sisters who were abandoned by their father and slowly morphed into something not quite human, devour human souls. Alys, and all the other children, were spared - and they were sent to live in a neighboring village. There the devout people created a strict world where good and evil are as fundamental as the nursery rhymes children sing. Fear of the soul eaters - and of the Beast they believe guides them - rules village life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable

    • By patrick on 06-04-18

    Regular price: $20.99

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