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    • The Wife

    • A Novel
    • By: Meg Wolitzer
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 171

    The moment Joan Castleman decides to leave her husband, they are 35,000 feet above the ocean on a flight to Helsinki. Joan's husband, Joseph, is one of America's preeminent novelists, about to receive a prestigious international award, and Joan, who has spent 40 years subjugating her own literary talents to fan the flames of his career, has finally decided to stop.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A bit of a downer

    • By Jody Cox on 08-01-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Manual for Cleaning Women

    • Selected Stories
    • By: Lucia Berlin
    • Narrated by: Thom Rivera, Dawn Harvey, Carol Monda, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 233

    A Manual for Cleaning Women compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin. With the grit of Raymond Carver, the humor of Grace Paley, and a blend of wit and melancholy all her own, Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday, uncovering moments of grace in the laundromats and halfway houses of the American Southwest, in the homes of the Bay Area upper class, among switchboard operators and struggling mothers, hitchhikers, and bad Christians.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A whole book of gritty true-life stories turned out to be a little too much

    • By Stephanie on 07-04-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Lightkeeper's Daughters

    • A Novel
    • By: Jean E. Pendziwol
    • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg, Dawn Harvey, Tom Parks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Though her mind is still sharp, Elizabeth's eyes have failed. No longer able to linger over her beloved books or gaze at the paintings that move her spirit, she fills the void with music and memories of her family, especially her beloved twin sister, Emily. When her late father's journals are discovered after an accident, the past suddenly becomes all too present. With the help of Morgan, a delinquent teenager performing community service at her senior home, Elizabeth goes through the diaries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • mesmerizing

    • By Ana on 04-02-18

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Ten Days in a Mad-House

    • By: Nellie Bly
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Nellie Bly, born Elizabeth Jane Cochran on May 5, 1864, was an American journalist, author, and charity worker who received initial renown after writing a stinging expose of the mistreatment of the mentally ill while faking insanity and living undercover at a New York mental institution. At a time when women were just beginning to break into the field of journalism, the type of undercover investigative reporting undertaken by Bly set an important precedent, allowing her to successfully pioneer working in the male dominated field of newspaper writing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story still gripping after 100+ years.

    • By Jan on 03-27-15

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Wife

    • By: Meg Wolitzer
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A husband. A wife. A secret. Behind any great man, there’s always a greater woman. Joe and Joan Castleman are on an aeroplane, 35,000 feet above the ocean. Joe is thinking about the prestigious literary prize he is about to receive, and Joan is plotting how to leave him. For too long Joan has played the role of supportive wife, turning a blind eye to his misdemeanours, subjugating her own talents and quietly being the keystone of his success. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Hiding Places

    • By: Erin Healy
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Andrew Eiden, Dawn Harvey, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Family means safety. Family means protection. Until it doesn't. Eleven-year-old Kate Whitby, the youngest member of her odd family, leads an invisible life. They live in their historic small-town hotel, where she is an expert at keeping everyone's secrets: Her sister's a thief, her great-grandmother isn't as crazy as people think, her mother lives in the past, and her beloved grandfather might have killed his best friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story

    • By K. Conner on 03-09-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Push Not the River

    • By: James Conroyd Martin
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 19 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    Push Not the River is the rich story of Poland in the late 1700's - a time of heartache and turmoil as the country's once peaceful people are torn apart by neighboring countries and divided loyalties. It is then, at the young and vulnerable age of seventeen, that Lady Anna Maria Berezowska loses both of her parents and must leave the only home she has ever known.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Save your time; buy something else.

    • By AMS on 10-22-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sex and the Single Girl

    • The Unmarried Women's Guide to Men
    • By: Helen Gurley Brown
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Still provocative after all these years, Helen Gurley Brown celebrates the pleasures of flirting, of enjoying affairs from beginning to end, throwing brunches and dinner parties, finding men where you might not think to look, dating (and ditching) married men, and being both feminine and powerful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Book that Birthed the Sexual Revolution

    • By Susie on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Yellow Wallpaper

    • By: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The Yellow Wallpaper was first published in January 1892. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's physical and mental health. The story is a collection of diary entries written by Jane whose physician husband has confined her to the upstairs bedroom of a house he has rented for the summer. The Yellow Wallpaper has been interpreted as a condemnation of the paternalism of the 19th-century medical profession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Totally Engaging! Couldn't stop listening.

    • By Texas Audiobook Fan on 05-08-16

    Regular price: $4.99

    • Graceful Exits

    • How Great Beings Die (Death stories of Hindu, Tibetan Buddhist, and Zen masters)
    • By: Sushila Blackman (compiler and editor)
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah, Dawn Harvey, Emily Zeller, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Death is a subject obscured by fear and denial. When we do think of dying, we are more often concerned with how to avoid the pain and suffering that may accompany our death than we are with really confronting the meaning of death and how to approach it. Sushila Blackman places death - and life - in a truer perspective, by telling us of others who have left this world with dignity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and translated in audio.

    • By j.j.martin on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories

    • By: Saul Bellow
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette, Joe Barrett, Grover Gardner, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A collection of short fiction from one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. In the title piece, a musicologist awaiting extradition in British Columbia reflects on the events of his past that led to his criminal offense - beginning with a thoughtless insult he'd given over 30 years earlier. Witty and at times emotional, Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories is a must-have collection for all Bellow fans.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • A Tough Man's Woman

    • By: Deborah Camp
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Cassie Dalton is young, beautiful, and already a widow on the dangerous frontier. She always keeps her rifle on hand in case of trouble - which is exactly what the rugged stranger who suddenly appears on her property looks like. She’s about to order him off her property when the handsome devil introduces himself. He’s Drew Dalton, wayward bastard son of Cassie’s dead husband, and he’s come to claim his inheritance.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • 1 star too many.

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-09-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Florence Gordon

    • By: Brian Morton
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous, and passionate, a feminist icon to young women. At 75, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days with the frustrations of middle age and the confusions of youth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unsentimental

    • By Caro on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Love in Every Stitch

    • Stories of Knitting and Healing
    • By: Lee Gant
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    As an employee of three different yarn stores, a teacher of countless knitting classes, and a volunteer with at-risk youth, Lee has had the opportunity to gather diverse stories. The stories she shares about herself and fellow knitters from around the world illustrate how each stitch and purl can comfort and calm, heal and renew. A suicidal teenager crochets through pregnancy. A dying woman finds comfort in the company of knitters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring!

    • By Lindsay on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Book of Migrations

    • By: Rebecca Solnit
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    In this acclaimed exploration of the culture of others, Rebecca Solnit travels through Ireland, the land of her long-forgotten maternal ancestors. A Book of Migrations portrays in microcosm a history made of great human tides of invasion, colonization, emigration, nomadism, and tourism. Enriched by cross-cultural comparisons with the history of the American West, A Book of Migrations carves a new route through Ireland’s history, literature, and landscape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love Rebecca Solnit's writing

    • By CB on 10-14-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Against a Crimson Sky

    • By: James Conroyd Martin
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with her longtime love, Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved Poland is ripped apart. As the couple struggles to raise a family in the face of an uncertain future, Anna’s capricious cousin, Zofia, returns with a surprise of her own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Late 1790s and Early 1800s Poland . . Great Story

    • By Debbie on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • True Crime

    • 8 Tales of Murder & Mayhem
    • By: Barbara O'Dair
    • Narrated by: Steven Cooper, Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Real-life thrillers, mysteries, and tales of cold-blooded murder from the Reader's Digest archives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty good!

    • By A READER on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Across the Border

    • The True Story of the Satanic Cult Killings in Matamoros, Mexico
    • By: Gary Provost
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    This is an account of the murder of Texas college student Mark Kilroy and 12 others in April of 1989, as well as evidence that the victims had been used as human sacrifices by a satanic cult in Matamoros, Mexico.

    • The True Story of the Satanic Cult Killings in Matamoros, Mexico
    • By: Gary Provost
    • Narrated by: Dawn Harvey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 10-30-17
    • 3 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $19.95

    • God Is in the House

    • Congressional Testimonies of Faith
    • By: Virginia Foxx
    • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander, Traber Burns, Dawn Harvey, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    An inspired and original compilation for the 2016 election year, God Is in the House is a collection of essays by members of Congress who reflect on their deep faith and how it guides them as legislators. Compiled by Representative Virginia Foxx, who personally asked for contributions from congressional colleagues and coworkers, God Is in the House features essays from 18 members of Congress from both political parties, representing 11 faiths and denominations.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Lightkeeper's Daughters

    • A Novel
    • By: Jean E. Pendziwol
    • Narrated by: Dara Rosenberg, Dawn Harvey, Tom Parks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Though her mind is still sharp, Elizabeth's eyes have failed. No longer able to linger over her beloved books or gaze at the paintings that move her spirit, she fills the void with music and memories of her family, especially her beloved twin sister, Emily. When her late father's journals are discovered after an accident, the past suddenly becomes all too present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful in all aspects!

    • By Lois Nuttall on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $28.51

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