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    • Personal History

    • By: Katharine Graham
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 30 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    In this best-selling and widely acclaimed memoir, Katharine Graham, the woman who piloted the Washington Post through the scandals of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, tells her story - one that is extraordinary both for the events it encompasses and for the courage, candor, and dignity of its telling.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Life Told with Honesty, Humility, and Humor.

    • By Kalutha on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • The Paris Wife

    • A Novel
    • By: Paula McLain
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,323
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2,579
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,587

    Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet 28eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her life changes forever. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they become the golden couple in a lively and volatile group—the fabled “Lost Generation”—that includes Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narration Issues

    • By Sara on 10-06-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Unf*ckology

    • A Field Guide to Living with Guts and Confidence
    • By: Amy Alkon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Amy Alkon presents Unf*ckology, a "science-help" book that knocks the self-help genre on its unscientific ass. You can finally stop fear from being your boss and put an end to your lifelong social suckage. Have you spent your life shrinking from opportunities you were dying to seize but feel "that's just who I am"? Well, screw that! You actually can change, and it doesn't take exceptional intelligence or a therapist who's looking forward to finally buying Aruba after decades of listening to you yammer on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great writing, better advise

    • By Howard Owens on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Night Pleasures

    • A Dark-Hunter Novel
    • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,979
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,438
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,442

    In Night Pleasures, Kyrian of Thrace - an immortal who protects humans from vampires - wakes up one morning handcuffed to the one thing that can scare him: a conservative woman in a button-down shirt. But Amanda Devereaux turns out to be his perfect partner for hunting down a deadly foe, and for helping him to regain his soul and learn that love doesn't have to bite.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An Interesting Twist to the Vampire Story

    • By Deepseabc on 12-05-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Night Embrace

    • A Dark-Hunter Novel
    • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,451
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,041

    Night Embrace spins the story of Talon, an ancient Celtic warrior who killed the son of the god Camulus. Camulus cursed Talon, decreeing death for everyone he loved. Now a Dark-Hunter in modern-day New Orleans, Talon meets Sunshine, who is key to ending his curse once and for all - not to mention helping him to save New Orleans from an ancient god bent on total destruction....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • (very) Pleasantly Surprised

    • By Sherry on 08-22-12

    Regular price: $35.93

    • The Dance of the Dissident Daughter

    • A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine
    • By: Sue Monk Kidd
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    For years, Sue Monk Kidd was a conventionally religious woman. Then, in the late 1980s, she experienced an unexpected awakening, and began a journey toward a feminine spirituality. With the exceptional storytelling skills that have helped make her name, Kidd tells her very personal story of the fear, anger, healing, and freedom she experienced on the path toward the wholeness that many women have lost in the church.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Love the author, but not this book

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-16-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are

    • Love, Style, and Bad Habits
    • By: Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline De Maigret, and others
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 273

    In short, frisky sections, these Parisian women give you their very original views on style, beauty, culture, attitude, and men. The authors - Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas - unmarried but attached, with children - have been friends for years. Talented bohemian iconoclasts with careers in the worlds of music, film, fashion, and publishing, they are untypically frank and outspoken as they debunk the myths about what it means to be a French woman today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfection.

    • By KDB on 03-31-15

    Regular price: $14.00

    • What Are We Doing Here?

    • By: Marilynne Robinson
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila and Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In this new essay collection she trains her incisive mind on our modern political climate and the mysteries of faith. Whether she is investigating how the work of great thinkers about America, like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Alexis de Tocqueville, inform our political consciousness or discussing how beauty informs and disciplines daily life, Robinson's peerless prose and boundless humanity are on full display.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unpersuasive and a bit repetitive

    • By Adam Shields on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

    • Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children
    • By: Wendy Mogel Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    All parents hope their child will be self-reliant, optimistic, and well mannered, but this has become particularly challenging in our current culture. Clinical psychologist and Jewish educator Wendy Mogel distills the ancient teachings of the Torah, the Talmud, important Jewish thinkers, and contemporary psychological insights into nine blessings that address key parenting issues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • refreshing reminder!

    • By Amy on 11-08-09

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Home Sweet Maison

    • The French Art of Making a Home
    • By: Danielle Postel-Vinay
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    How do the French create the elusive and alluring sanctuaries they call home? This question long intrigued Danielle Postel-Vinay. Thanks to a chance encounter with a French expat in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and years of immersive research, she embarked on a quest to discover the secrets of the French home aesthetic. Experiencing first-hand la belle vie - the beautiful life - Postel-Vinay now shows everyone how to create their own French sanctuary, a home sweet maison, no matter where they live.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting perspective but too rigid

    • By Ioana-Dorina on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $20.52

    • The Buddha in the Attic

    • By: Julie Otsuka
    • Narrated by: Samantha Quan, Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 214

    In eight incantatory sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of young Japanese brides, from their arduous journey by boat, where they exchange photographs of their husbands, imagining uncertain futures in an unknown land; to their arrival in San Francisco and their tremulous first nights as new wives; to their backbreaking work picking fruit in the fields and scrubbing the floors of white women; to their struggles to master a new language and a new culture; to their experiences in childbirth, and then as mothers....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating topic, irritating writing style

    • By Lydia on 08-26-11

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Caught

    • By: Harlan Coben
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie, Danny Campbell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,520
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 833
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 838

    Seventeen-year-old Haley McWaid is a good girl, the pride of her suburban New Jersey family, captain of the lacrosse team, headed off to college next year with all the hopes and dreams her doting parents can pin on her. Which is why, when her mother wakes one morning to find that Haley never came home the night before, and three months quickly pass without word from the girl, the community assumes the worst.

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

    • By Ann Driver on 05-01-10

    Regular price: $35.93

    • Fantasy Lover

    • A Dark-Hunter Novel
    • By: Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,336
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 978
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 981

    As a love slave, I know everything about women. How to touch them, how to savor them, and, most of all, how to pleasure them. But when I was summoned to fulfill Grace Alexander's sexual fantasies, I found the first woman in history who saw me as a man with a tormented past. She alone bothered to take me out of the bedroom and into the world. She taught me to love again. But I was not born to love. I was cursed to walk eternity alone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Story

    • By Robbie on 06-07-11

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Still Life with Bread Crumbs

    • A Novel
    • By: Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,111
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 989
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 986

    Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two is a wry and knowing portrait of Rebecca Winter, a photographer whose work made her an unlikely heroine for many women. Her career is now descendent, her bank balance shaky, and she has fled the city for the middle of nowhere. There she discovers, in a tree stand with a roofer named Jim Bates, that what she sees through a camera lens is not all there is to life.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Gentrified Harlequin

    • By Michele Kellett on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Candles Burning

    • By: Tabitha King, Michael McDowell
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    When her daddy is tortured and murdered by two women with no discernible motivation, Calley and her mother find themselves caught up in inexplicable events that exile them to Pensacola Beach. There, another woman awaits their presence, a woman who knows what Calley is and who seeks to control her. For Calley is no ordinary little girl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pay Attention!!

    • By Dan's Gal Sal on 03-21-07

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Cracked Spine

    • Scottish Bookshop Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Paige Shelton
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    In need of a good adventure, Delaney Nichols takes the leap and moves to Edinburgh, Scotland, to start a job at The Cracked Spine. She doesn't know much about what she's gotten herself into other than that the work sounds exciting and that her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit unbelievable

    • By Beatrice on 04-01-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Shadow Woman

    • A Novel
    • By: Linda Howard
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 418
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 423

    Lizette Henry wakes up one morning and makes a terrifying discovery: She doesn't recognize the face she sees in the mirror. She remembers what she looks like, but her reflection is someone else's. To add to the shock, two years seem to have disappeared from her life. Someone has gone to great and inexplicable lengths to keep those missing years hidden forever. But the past always finds a way to return.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "just a bad MEMORY"~ 5 STAR Linda Howard Thriller

    • By Molly on 01-01-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words

    • By: Malka Marom
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 102

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer that she'd first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. More conversations followed over the next four decades of friendship, and it was only after Joni and Malka completed their last recorded interview, in 2012, that Malka discovered the heart of their discussions: the creative process.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narrator, fascinating subject

    • By M. Graham on 03-28-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Frank Lloyd Wright

    • By: Ada Louise Huxtable
    • Narrated by: Carrington Macduffie
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 165
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for The New York Times comes an intimate, behind-the-scenes portrait of the world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In this book, Huxtable looks at the architect and the man, exploring the sources of his tumultuous and troubled life and his long career as a master builder, as well as his search for lasting, true love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book! Excellent reader!

    • By Stephen B on 03-06-05

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck

    • By: Amy Alkon
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 788
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 688
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 684

    We live in a world that's very different from the one in which Emily Post came of age. Many of us who are nice (but who also sometimes say "f*ck") are frequently at a loss for guidelines about how to be a good person who deals effectively with the onslaught of rudeness we all encounter. To lead us through this this miasma of modern manners, syndicated columnist Amy Alkon - The Advice Goddess - gives us a new set of manners for our 21st-century lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious and a Direct Hit - Must Listen

    • By GH on 08-12-14

    Regular price: $13.99

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