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    • Hyperion

    • By: Dan Simmons
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Allyson Johnson, Kevin Pariseau, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,349
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,203

    On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Shrike Awaits. Enter The Time Tombs...

    • By Michael on 10-13-12

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Split Second

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,658
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,489
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,496

    What if you found a way to send something back in time? But not weeks, days, or even minutes back. What if you could only send something back a fraction of a second? Would this be of any use? You wouldn't have nearly enough time to right a wrong, change an event, or win a lottery. Nathan Wexler is a brilliant physicist who thinks he's found a way to send matter a split second back into the past. But before he can even confirm his findings, he and his wife-to-be, Jenna Morrison, find themselves in a battle for their very lives.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Where do I start?

    • By Glen Grader on 05-31-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Seeker

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 392

    When an interstellar probe lands in the heart of the Amazon jungle, powerful nations around the world will stop at nothing to retrieve it. Because the unoccupied alien craft is sure to contain revolutionary technology. Technology that will allow the country that controls it to dominate the globe. With the probe hidden within the densest rain forest on Earth, traditional military power is useless. So the US chooses to send in a single operative, a man who’s been enhanced to the limits of current technology.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Started off strong, then kinda lost momentum

    • By Brad Johnson on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Winds of War

    • By: Herman Wouk
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 45 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,080
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,379
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,380

    Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II stands as the crowning achievement of one of America's most celebrated storytellers. Like no other books about the war, Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events - and all the drama, romance, heroism, and tragedy of World War II - as it immerses us in the lives of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterpiece

    • By Robert on 05-24-13

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Quicksilver

    • Book One of The Baroque Cycle
    • By: Neal Stephenson
    • Narrated by: Neal Stephenson (introduction), Kevin Pariseau, Simon Prebble
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3,037
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,210

    In which Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and courageous Puritan, pursues knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe -- in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter the political landscape overnight.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Be aware of what you're getting into

    • By David on 12-16-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • War and Remembrance

    • By: Herman Wouk
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 56 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,396
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,929
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,912

    Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II, which begins with The Winds of War and continues here in War and Remembrance, stands as the crowning achievement of one of America's most celebrated storytellers. Like no other books about the war, Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of global events - and all the drama, romance, heroism, and tragedy of World War II - as it immerses us in the lives of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What can I say that hasn't already been said??

    • By aaron on 01-31-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Why Gettysburg Mattered: 150 Years Later (Bonus Material: The Gettysburg Address)

    • By: Allen C. Guelzo
    • Narrated by: Mark Boyett, Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 908
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 800
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 804

    The Battle of Gettysburg – the turning point of the American Civil War – would, in the words of one staff officer, stand “like Waterloo, conspicuous in the history of all ages."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historical Snapshot

    • By Jami on 07-18-13

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Washington's Spies

    • The Story of America's First Spy Ring
    • By: Alexander Rose
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,073
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,076

    Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks the courageous, flawed men who inhabited this wilderness of mirrors—including the spymaster at the heart of it all.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not the same as Turn

    • By Claymore on 07-05-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Caine Mutiny

    • By: Herman Wouk
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 26 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,732
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,479
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,476

    Having inspired a classic film and Broadway play, The Caine Mutiny is Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life—and mutiny—on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater. It was immediately embraced upon its original publication as one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral complexities and the human consequences of the Second World War. In the intervening half century, this gripping story has become a perennial favorite, selling millions throughout the world, and claiming the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even Better than the Movie

    • By James on 06-20-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Time Frame

    • By: Douglas E. Richards
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    Lee Cargill is the head of Q5, a secret organization that can send objects a split second back into the past. And while this seems utterly useless, it turns out to be the most powerful capability the world has ever known. Those who control it can transform civilization - or destroy it entirely. When Cargill sends Aaron Blake, his most formidable operative, on an unauthorized mission to destroy Kim Jong-un, all hell breaks loose. As Blake battles for his life, his chances of thwarting the North Korean tyrant plummet. But they're about to get far worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent book from an amazing author

    • By A Diaz on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ilium

    • By: Dan Simmons
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 29 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 719
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 665

    From the towering heights of Olympos Mons on Mars, the mighty Zeus and his immortal family of gods, goddesses, and demigods look down upon a momentous battle, observing - and often influencing - the legendary exploits of Paris, Achilles, Hector, Odysseus, and the clashing armies of Greece and Troy. Thomas Hockenberry, former 21st-century professor and Iliad scholar, watches as well. It is Hockenberry's duty to observe and report on the Trojan War's progress to the so-called deities who saw fit to return him from the dead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Achaeans and robots and post-humans, oh my

    • By Ryan on 04-11-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • King of the Vagabonds

    • Book Two of The Baroque Cycle
    • By: Neal Stephenson
    • Narrated by: Neal Stephenson (introduction), Simon Prebble, Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,600
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,238

    A chronicle of the breathtaking exploits of "Half-Cocked Jack" Shaftoe - London street urchin-turned-legendary swashbuckling adventurer - risking life and limb for fortune and love while slowly maddening from the pox...and Eliza, rescued by Jack from a Turkish harem to become spy, confidante, and pawn of royals in order to reinvent a contentious continent through the newborn power of finance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Less Math Fiction, More Action

    • By Dale Hurtt on 08-28-10

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Light Falls

    • Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
    • By: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Brian Greene, Paul Rudd, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,528
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,321
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,320

    Best-selling author, superstar physicist, and cofounder of the World Science Festival Brian Greene (The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos) and an ensemble cast led by award-winning actor Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) perform this dramatic story tracing Albert Einstein's discovery of the general theory of relativity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable deviation from standard Non-Fiction

    • By Heath on 10-25-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Domes of Fire

    • The Tamuli, Book 1
    • By: David Eddings
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 19 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 892
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 713
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719

    Six years had passed since the redoubtable knight Sparhawk had triumphed over the evil God Azash and returned to Elenia with Queen Ehlana, his bride. And now a new danger had arisen to threaten the peace of Ehlana's realm. The trouble had started quietly. At home, bandits began to plague the hill country. In neighboring Lamorkand, the customary political unrest turned ominous with whispers that the bloody heroes of old soon would rise again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disliked Narrator

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-18-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Vital Question

    • Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
    • By: Nick Lane
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 836
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 755
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 745

    The Earth teems with life: in its oceans, forests, skies, and cities. Yet there's a black hole at the heart of biology. We do not know why complex life is the way it is, or, for that matter, how life first began. In The Vital Question, award-winning author and biochemist Nick Lane radically reframes evolutionary history, putting forward a solution to conundrums that have puzzled generations of scientists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for the interested, literate nonscientist

    • By Irfan Khan on 08-05-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

    • By: Janet Pascal
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age - literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As 16th President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford's Theater - the first President to be assassinated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for my 3rd graders Report

    • By Cari on 01-22-11

    Regular price: $3.47

    • The Ego Tunnel

    • The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self
    • By: Thomas Metzinger
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    We're used to thinking about the self as an independent entity, something that we either have or are. In The Ego Tunnel, philosopher Thomas Metzinger claims otherwise: No such thing as a self exists. The conscious self is the content of a model created by our brain - an internal image, but one we cannot experience as an image. Everything we experience is "a virtual self in a virtual reality." But if the self is not "real," why and how did it evolve? How does the brain construct it?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • non-specialist literature at its best

    • By Esmeralda on 03-17-10

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Odalisque

    • Book Three of The Baroque Cycle
    • By: Neal Stephenson
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Katherine Kellgren, Kevin Pariseau, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 902
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904

    The trials of Dr. Daniel Waterhouse and the Natural Philosophers increase one-hundred fold in an England plagued by the impending war and royal insecurities - as the beautiful and ambitious Eliza plays a most dangerous game as double agent and confidante of enemy kings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Imp of the Perverse Embodied in Brilliant Fiction

    • By Doug D. Eigsti on 10-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Catching Fire

    • How Cooking Made Us Human
    • By: Richard Wrangham
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 698
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 457
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 460

    Ever since Darwin and The Descent of Man, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. But in Catching Fire, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success is the result of cooking. In a groundbreaking theory of our origins, Wrangham shows that the shift from raw to cooked foods was the key factor in human evolution.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating book about early human development...

    • By KHarrang on 12-10-09

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Confusion

    • Books Four & Five of The Baroque Cycle
    • By: Neal Stephenson
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Katherine Kellgren, Kevin Pariseau, and others
    • Length: 34 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 921
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928

    In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves, including one “Half-Cocked Jack” Shaftoe, devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. A great adventure ensues that will place the intrepid band at odds with the mighty and the mad, with alchemists, Jesuits, great navies, pirate queens, and vengeful despots across vast oceans and around the globe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Confusion

    • By Mr on 11-07-10

    Regular price: $24.95

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