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    • The Darwin Variant

    • By: Kenneth Johnson
    • Narrated by: Emily Adams, Eric Pierpoint, Erin Chambers, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    When the icy shards of a rogue comet fall to Earth, they bring an unknown virus that accelerates evolution to extremes. Suddenly, infected plants grow stronger, choking out those uninfected. Animals turn aggressive and deadly. The eyes of loved ones go cold, and infected neighbors begin exhibiting signs of brutal domination. In a small Georgia town, 14-year-old Katie McLane sees her neighbors changing, one by one. Dr. Susan Perry, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, uncovers the frightening scope of the menace. The infected aren’t just evolving....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting story but the science is AWFUL!!!!

    • By Drea H. on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Guitar Zero

    • The New Musician and the Science of Learning
    • By: Gary Marcus
    • Narrated by: Gary Marcus
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 207

    Just about every human being knows how to listen to music, but what does it take to make music? Is musicality something we are born with? Or a skill that anyone can develop at any time? If you don't start piano at the age of six, is there any hope? Is skill learning best left to children or can anyone reinvent him-or herself at any time?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Somewhat disappointing

    • By Urban Ottosson on 02-20-12
    • The New Musician and the Science of Learning
    • By: Gary Marcus
    • Narrated by: Gary Marcus
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 01-19-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 241 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

    • Stories
    • By: Etgar Keret
    • Narrated by: Ira Glass, Willem Dafoe, Ben Marcus, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    Read by an all-star cast and featuring a bonus story special to the audio edition, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door is a one-of-a-kind audiobook.... Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret’s new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life coexist in an uneasy world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spices of imagination behind the door...

    • By Belinda on 02-25-13

    Regular price: $17.49