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    • Bless Me, Ultima

    • By: Rudolfo Anaya
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 665
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 547
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 551

    As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on the wisdom of Ultima, a magical healer, to forge his unique identity. With hundreds of thousands of copies in print, Bless Me, Ultima has been called the most widely read Mexican-American novel in the English language. Richly evocative, it has earned its place among the classics of modern literature, even drawing favorable comparisons to Herman Melville's legendary Moby Dick.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Modern classic - but prepare to think

    • By Mark W. Bohrer on 02-28-15

    Regular price: $20.95

    • The Warrior Heir

    • The Heir Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 346
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345

    When 16-year-old Jack forgets to take his medicine one morning, he soon learns what the medicine is really for. It's a suppressant for his magical powers....He's a Warrior Heir.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • decent book; bad reader

    • By Sarah on 08-07-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Dogsong

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    The graphic, coming-of-age tale of a modern Eskimo lad and his consuming vision quest and harrowing struggle for survival. Troubled by changes in his Alaskan village, 14-year-old Russell Suskitt seeks the counsel of the village elder - and only dog team owner. After his training in the ancient arts of hunting with bow and lance, handling sled dogs, and surviving arctic dangers, Russell embarks upon his lonely search for Eskimo manhood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ponderous narration of a coming of age back to basics story

    • By Kaui on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Boy Who Saved Baseball

    • By: John Ritter
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    In his third book on baseball, John Ritter takes the reader to Dillontown where, through a series of events, the fate of the town rests on the outcome of a baseball game. Tom and a newcomer, Cruz, convince a former Major-League Baseball player to coach the team. The team prepares for the big day by using unorthodox training methods. While the team wins the game, it still takes an unusual set of circumstances to save the town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Geat!!!!!!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Wizard Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293

    Booted from one exclusive school to the next since his foster mom's death three years ago, 16-year-old Seph McCauley knows he's different. But he doesn't understand why he can summon menacing ravens, freeze summer ponds, and torch all he touches. And then Seph makes the mistake of trusting his new headmaster. If you like Harry Potter, you'll love Seph McCauley.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book, Bad Reader

    • By Audrey on 03-16-09

    Regular price: $38.46

    • The Enchanter Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    They called it the Thorn Hill Massacre - the brutal attack on a once-thriving Weir community. Though Jonah Kinlock lived through it, he did not emerge unscathed: like the other survivors Jonah possesses unique magical gifts that set him apart from members of the mainline guilds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It sucks you in and makes you want more.

    • By Jennifer on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Buried Onions

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    All Eddie wants is to find a way out of the dangerous life he's living, where his friends are lost in a world of drugs and violence. Even his aunt wants to give him a gun so he can avenge the death of her son. But no matter how hard he works, Eddie can't seem to pull himself away from the sweltering sadness of the city. It's as if giant onions had been buried beneath him, Eddie thinks, releasing shimmering vapors off the black asphalt all around.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Good story

    • By James Gibson on 12-07-17

    Regular price: $16.95

    • The Sorcerer Heir

    • The Heir Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    The delicate peace between Wizards and the underguilds (Warriors, Seers, Enchanters, and Sorcerers) still holds by the thinnest of threads, but powerful forces inside and outside the guilds threaten to sever it completely. Emma and Jonah are at the center of it all. Brought together by their shared history, mutual attraction, and a belief in the magic of music, they now stand to be torn apart by new wounds and old betrayals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great; but not perfect. I believe it could be.

    • By Porter on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Madonnas of Echo Park

    • By: Brando Skyhorse
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez, Luis Moreno, Alma Cuervo, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Heralding a new young ethnic literary talent: Brando Skyhorse's first novel gives voice to the Mexican-American community in Echo Park, California.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Most Innovative and Engaging Book Ever!

    • By LSR on 10-27-10

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Dragon Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    Afraid of waking the sleeping dragon of Raven's Ghyll, wizards have for centuries avoided waging war among themselves. But everything changes when someone steals the legendary Dragonheart, a magnificent opal pulsating with unspeakable power. This magical tour de force leaves listeners breathless - and clamoring for more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely Book

    • By Kyla on 04-01-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Taking Sides

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Eighth-grader Linc Mendoza has moved from a dusty San Francisco barrio to a well-groomed suburb and a new junior high school. Suddenly he's in the minority, a Mexican-American in a mostly white school. The basketball coach is tough on him. Classes are even tougher. And his best friend is back in the old neighborhood. To make things worse, the basketball team is scheduled to play against Linc's old school in a league game. How can Linc play his best when he's shooting against his former teammates?

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Afterlife

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Adept at portraying Latino teenage culture, author Gary Soto has won many honors, including an ALA Best Book Award for his young adult novels. After an East Fresno student is murdered, his mind leaves his body. Now he must get used to being an invisible spirit, one who watches his friends and family deal with his death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • greates book ever

    • By Leslie Torres on 12-22-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Homework Machine

    • By: Dan Gutman
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe, Julia Gibson, Norm Lee, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Dan Gutman, the prolific author of over 60 popular books for children and young adults, vividly imagines what is surely every put-upon school kid's dream: a machine that does homework for them - error free!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I must be missing something

    • By THoward on 11-24-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Powder Burn

    • By: Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 96

    New York Times best-selling author Carl Hiaasen teamed up with journalist Bill Montalbano for this gripping thriller. Powder Burn stars Chris Meadows, a successful Miami architect who's leaving a meeting with an ex-girlfriend when he sees a car strike his ex, killing her. But the nightmare is only just beginning. As a witness to the crime, Chris knows the car's passengers - thugs linked to Miami's deadliest drug lords - are sure to come after him next. But what can he do if the police refuse to give him protection?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I Love Carl Hiaasen, but man this was the hard

    • By Samantha on 09-30-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

    • By: Benjamin A. Sáenz
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    The "Hollywood" where Sammy Santos and Juliana Rios live is not the West Coast one, the one with all the glitz and glitter. This Hollywood is a tough barrio at the edge of a small town in southern New Mexico. Sammy and his friends, members of the 1969 high school graduating class, face a world of racism, dress codes, war in Vietnam, and barrio violence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart breaking

    • By Jessica Johnson on 08-17-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Jesse

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    To get away from his chaotic, often violent parents, 17-year-old Jesse has moved into an apartment with his brother. They are both taking community college courses in Fresno. But to pay for them, they must take whatever jobs they can find, even backbreaking field work. The path to a good education isn't going to be an easy one for these two young Mexican-Americans. As Jesse absorbs information in his classes, he learns harsher lessons from the people around him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Glad yo have found my favorite book.

    • By Francisco on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Living Up the Street

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Growing up Mexican-American in Fresno, California in the 1950’s and 60’s might not have been easy, but it was certainly never boring for young Gary Soto, his brother Rick and sister Debra. As this compilation of 21 short stories and articles illustrates, there is no limit to the amount of fun a child can have, or how much he can terrorize siblings and neighbors if his imagination is active.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing

    • By Rod C. on 10-04-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Thin Men of Haddam

    • By: C. W. Smith
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This bold Southwestern tale by award-winning author C.W. Smith comes from the TCU Press’ Texas Tradition Series. Raised by an Anglo family after being orphaned, Méndez has been given the chance to succeed. His cousin Manuelo, however, is struggling just to survive. When Manuelo breaks the law, Méndez must decide whether to continue living a comfortable life or to risk it all and fight for his kin.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Good Dog

    • By: Avi
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    The 300 dogs of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, all know their places. At the top is McKinley, a malamute who’s head dog of the whole town. All of the dogs - and McKinley’s human family - rely on him to protect them and maintain order. Avi, the Newbery Medal author of Crispin: The Cross of Lead, peeks into the secret lives of dogs in this thrilling adventure tale. Robert Ramirez’s narration gives voice to a dog willing to risk any peril to do the good thing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining, finished it in one day!

    • By Pedro on 06-21-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Chicken Doesn't Skate

    • By: Gordon Korman
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller, Jeff Woodman, Robert Ramirez, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Sixth-grader Milo Neal plans to do a science project on "The Complete Life Cycle of a Link in the Food Chain". But when he brings his specimen - a baby chick - to class, everyone falls in love with the cute ball of fluff. Soon she has a name: Henrietta. Not only is Henrietta the class pet, she's even chosen as mascot for the school hockey team! How can Milo finish his project, which calls for frying up his specimen and serving it to the judges of the science fair?

    Regular price: $17.49

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