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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 656
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547

    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

    • 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 1,743
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,609
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,607

    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

    • 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 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    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 story but difficult to get through

    • By Rebecca on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Asymmetry

    • A Novel
    • By: Lisa Halliday
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Arthur Morey, Fiona Hardingham, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 193

    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

    • 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 597
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 549
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 550

    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 814
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 720
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 715

    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

    • Without Merit

    • A Novel
    • By: Colleen Hoover
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 721
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 656
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 660

    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

    • The You I've Never Known

    • By: Ellen Hopkins
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Rebekkah Ross, Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    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
    • A+++

    • By Gabbie on 07-08-17

    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 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    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

    • Losing the Field

    • By: Abbi Glines
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Cal Wembly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    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.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Diabolic

    • By: S. J. Kincaid
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager created to protect a galactic senator's daughter, Sidonia. The two have grown up side by side but are in no way sisters. Nemesis is expected to give her life for Sidonia, and she would do so gladly. She would also take as many lives as necessary to keep Sidonia safe. When the power-mad emperor learns Sidonia's father is participating in a rebellion, he summons Sidonia to the Galactic court. She is to serve as a hostage. Now there is only one way for Nemesis to protect Sidonia. She must become her.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Solid start that descends into YA cliches

    • By Blake on 01-01-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Girl in Snow

    • By: Danya Kukafka
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Kirby Heyborne, Jacques Roy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51

    An addictive debut thriller about the mysterious death of a small-town golden girl and the secret lives of three people connected to her: the social misfit who loved her from afar, the rebellious girl who despised her, and the policeman investigating her death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't finish it

    • By lolo610 on 08-26-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Somewhere out There

    • A Novel
    • By: Amy Hatvany
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Rebekkah Ross, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 207

    A young mother surrenders her daughters. A loving family quickly adopts one while the other spends her turbulent youth in foster care. What happens when the sisters reunite 35 years later to find the woman who abandoned them? Amy Hatvany fearlessly explores complex family issues in her gripping, provocative new novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book😄😄

    • By Sandie on 03-28-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Running Dog

    • By: Don DeLillo
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    DeLillo's Running Dog, originally published in 1978, follows Moll Robbins, a New York City journalist trailing the activities of an influential senator. In the process, she is dragged into the black market world of erotica and shady, infatuated men, where a cat-and-mouse chase for an erotic film rumored to “star” Adolph Hitler leads to trickery, maneuvering, and bloodshed. With streamlined prose and a thriller's narrative pace, Running Dog is a bright star in the modern master's early career.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • In the Blood

    • A Novel
    • By: Lisa Unger
    • Narrated by: Gretchen Mol, Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 465
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407

    Lana Granger lives a life of lies. She has told so many lies about where she comes from and who she is that the truth is like a cloudy nightmare she can’t quite recall. About to graduate from college and with her trust fund almost tapped out, she takes a job babysitting a troubled boy named Luke. Expelled from schools all over the country, the manipulative young Luke is accustomed to controlling the people in his life. But, in Lana, he may have met his match. Or has Lana met hers?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Possibly the BEST psychological thriller EVER !

    • By ROBIN on 01-26-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Close Enough to Touch

    • By: Colleen Oakley
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Kirby Heyborne, Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Jubilee Jenkins has a rare condition: She's allergic to human touch. After a nearly fatal accident, she became reclusive, living in the confines of her home for nine years. But after her mother dies, Jubilee is forced to face the world - and the people in it - that she's been hiding from. Jubilee finds safe haven at her local library, where she gets a job. It's there she meets Eric Keegan, a divorced man who recently moved to town with his brilliant, troubled adopted son. Eric is struggling to figure out how to be the dad - and man - he wants so desperately to be.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A touching road to family healing and love

    • By Ezinwanyi on 04-01-17

    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 140
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 134

    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

    • Cyclone

    • By: Doreen Cronin
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Riding the Cyclone, the world-famous Coney Island roller coaster, was supposed to be the highlight of Nora's summer. But right after they disembark, Nora's cousin Riley falls to the ground...and doesn't get up. Nora had begged and dragged Riley onto the ride, and no matter what the doctors say - that she had a heart condition, that it could have happened at any time - Nora knows it was her fault. Then, as Riley comes out of her coma, she's not really Riley at all.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Unquiet Grave

    • A Novel
    • By: Sharyn McCrumb
    • Narrated by: Candace Thaxton, Roger Casey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Following a suicide attempt and consigned to a segregated insane asylum, attorney James P. D. Gardner finds himself under the care of Dr. James Boozer. Fresh out of medical school, Dr. Boozer is eager to try the new talking cure for insanity and encourages his elderly patient to reminisce about his experiences as the first black attorney to practice law in 19th-century West Virginia. Gardner's most memorable case was the one in which he helped to defend a white man on trial for the murder of his young bride.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Good

    • By hayloft27 on 09-16-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • 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 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    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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