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    • Bad Reception

    • By: Justin Michael, Eric Martin
    • Narrated by: Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, Kyle Mooney, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    [Contains explicit content] Get ready for a completely improvised and unscripted Audible Original that invites you to listen in on the funniest phone calls from the world’s weirdest town. “Welcome to South Grampers! Please enjoy our world-famous movie theater butter, and kindly stay away from the glowing toxic waste.” Ever been on a terrible conference call where nothing gets solved? Stuck on hold trying to cancel your cable service? Lonely and needed to talk to a friend? (Even if they’re a cat?) Bad Reception is an entirely improvised comedy, set entirely on the phone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it.

    • By dulce on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Gatekeepers

    • By: Jen Lancaster
    • Narrated by: Arielle Delisle, Julia Whelan, Michael Goldstrum, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Meet Simone, the bohemian transfer student from London, who is thrust into the strange new reality of an American high school; Mallory, the hypercompetitive queen bee; and Stephen, the first-generation genius who struggles with crippling self-doubt. Each one is shocked when a popular classmate takes his own life...except not too shocked. It's happened before. With so many students facing their own demons, can they find a way to save each other - as well as themselves?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but...

    • By Cassidy on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Because You'll Never Meet Me

    • By: Leah Thomas
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Ollie and Moritz are two teenagers who will never meet. Each of them lives with a life-affecting illness. Contact with electricity sends Ollie into debilitating seizures while Moritz has a heart defect and is kept alive by an electronic pacemaker. If they did meet, Ollie would seize, but turning off the pacemaker would kill Moritz. Through an exchange of letters, the two boys develop a strong bond of friendship that becomes a lifeline during dark times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!

    • By Amber on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • And the Sun Stood Still

    • By: Dava Sobel
    • Narrated by: Robert Foxworth, John Vickery, Kate Steele, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Dava Sobel's thoughtful play brings to life the story of Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who proposed the heliocentric model of the universe in which the sun stands at the center. Plagued by self-doubt and threatened by religious censure, Copernicus resisted the publication of his work until just before his death in 1543.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • the best part was the Q&A at the end

    • By Paige on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Leverage

    • By: Joshua C. Cohen
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Kurt is a talented but emotionally damaged football player. Danny is a rising star on the gymnastics team, an outsider in a high school where the football team rules. But the two form an unlikely friendship, and when one member of the gym team is viciously assaulted by the quarterback and his cronies, Kurt rises to his defense and challenges the entrenched stereotypes of high-school sports. This is that rare book that authentically captures the voices, fierce loyalties, and harsh justice of teenage boys.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing, but worth the read

    • By Lifesavr on 02-22-11

    Regular price: $23.07

    • A Disgraceful Affair: Stories

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: Michael Page, Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The short works of Dostoevsky exist in the very large shadow of his astonishing longer novels, but they too are among literature's most revered works and offer keys to understanding the themes in his longer works. Contained in this volume are the short stories "White Nights", "A Disgraceful Affair", and "The Dream of the Ridiculous Man", three of Dostoevsky's most troubling, moving, and poignant works.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Expect 3 different stories and 3 different moods

    • By David Michael Gregg on 10-24-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 21st Century Dead

    • A Zombie Anthology
    • By: Christopher Golden (editor), Amber Benson, S. G. Browne, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Bernadette Dunne, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66

    The Stoker Award-winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead and an all-new lineup of authors from every corner of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection—and with zombies!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining Twists on Zombie Trope

    • By Nichole K on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Underpainter

    • By: Jane Urquhart
    • Narrated by: Michael David Kirby
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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     The Underpainter is a novel of interwoven lives in which the world of art collides with the realm of human emotion. It is the story of Austin Fraser, an American painter now in his later years who is haunted by memories of those whose lives most deeply touched his own, including a young Canadian soldier and china painter and the beautiful model who becomes Austin's mistress.  

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Toronto Noir

    • By: Janine Armin - editor, Nathaniel G. Moore - editor
    • Narrated by: Libby Lennie, Julie Lemieux, Connie Wang, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A multicultural nexus, Toronto hosts Indian, Portuguese, African, Italian, and Chinese communities that provide fertile backdrops for Toronto Noir's corrosive exposés. Features brand-new stories by RM Vaughan, Nathan Sellyn, Ibi Kaslik, Peter Robinson, Heather Birrell, Sean Dixon, Raywat Deonandad, Christine Murray, Gail Bowen, Emily Schultz, Andrew Pyper, Kim Moritsugu, Mark Sinnet, George Elliott Clarke, Pasha Malla, and Michael Redhill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Too Real!

    • By Susie Bright on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Streams of Babel

    • By: Carol Plum-Ucci
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Paul Michael Garcia, Eddie Lopez, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    When Cora Holman’s mother dies, she assumes the inevitable: that her mother overdosed on the painkillers she’d been taking for years. So she’s shocked to learn that her mother and a neighbor both died of a brain aneurysm the same night. When Cora and other neighborhood teens become ill with a mysterious flu, and government-type strangers arrive in her small town, they all fear the unthinkable - a terrorist attack. Meanwhile, a world away in Pakistan, a 16-year-old computer genius named Shahzad is working as a virtual spy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fits the times-- scary but possible!

    • By Broccoli on 08-06-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Fire Will Fall

    • By: Carol Plum-Ucci
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Paul Michael Garcia, Eddie Lopez, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    ShadowStrike poisoned the water of Trinity Falls two months ago. Now the Trinity Four, the teens most affected by the poison, have been isolated in a remote mansion under 24-hour medical care while scientists on four continents rush to discover a cure. Meanwhile, US operatives scour the world for the bioterrorists responsible for this heinous crime as two teen virtual spies, also infected, hunt for the criminals on the Internet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Trinity Falls Five where Streams Of Babel leftoff

    • By HS mom on 01-31-15

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Confidence

    • Stories
    • By: Russell Smith
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Potts, Chai Valladares, Andrew Jackson, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the stories of Confidence, there are ecstasy-taking PhD students, financial traders desperate for husbands, owners of failing sex stores, violent and unremovable tenants, aggressive raccoons, seedy massage parlors, experimental filmmakers who record every second of their day, and wives who blog insults directed at their husbands. There are cheating husbands. There are private clubs, crowded restaurants, psychiatric wards. There is one magic cinema, and everyone has a secret of some kind.  

    Regular price: $21.18

    • The Dead Husband Project

    • By: Sarah Meehan Sirk
    • Narrated by: Chai Valladares, Julie Lemieux, Michael David Kirby, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this deeply felt, compulsive and edgy work, Sarah Meehan Sirk shines a distinctive light on love and death in their many incarnations. In "The Dead Husband Project", an artist who has planned to make an installation out of her terminally ill husband’s dead body has to recalibrate when his diagnosis changes. In "The Date", an online dating match takes an unusual turn when the man who shows up to the restaurant has no face. In "Ozk", a young girl longs to connect with her socially isolated mother, a professor of mathematics who makes a radical discovery.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Arvida

    • By: Samuel Archibald, Donald Winkler (translator)
    • Narrated by: Andrew Jackson, Chai Valladares, Deborah Burgess, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A 25,000-copy best seller in Quebec, Arvida, with its stories of innocent young girls and wild beasts, attempted murder and ritual mutilation, haunted houses and road trips heading nowhere, is unforgettable. Like a Proust-obsessed Cormac McCarthy, Samuel Archibald's portrait of his hometown, a model town designed by American industrialist Arthur Vining Davis, does for Quebec's North what William Faulkner did for the South and heralds an important new voice in world literature.

    Regular price: $19.75