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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 704
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 580
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 584

    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

    • Wizard Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 294
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    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 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 443
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355

    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 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    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 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 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    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 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242

    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 Anonymous User on 04-01-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • 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 114
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 97

    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

    • Buried Onions

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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 Enchanter Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    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

    • 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 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    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 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 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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

    • 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

    • Taking Sides

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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 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

    • Give a Boy a Gun

    • By: Todd Strasser
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett, Johnny Heller, Corine Montbertrand, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    A heartbreaking novel that offers no easy answers, Give a Boy a Gun addresses the growing problem of school violence. Although it is a work of fiction, it could tragically be the leading nightly news story in any community. After a high school shooting at her alma mater, a college journalism student returns home to interview students, teachers, parents, and friends of the suspects. Intermingled with her interviews are journal entries written by the two troubled boys responsible for the shooting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Realistic and eye-opening.

    • By Janet Davies on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Dead Connection

    • By: Charlie Price
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Teenager Murray Keifer just doesn't fit in at school. And it doesn't help that his mother is too busy entertaining male friends to be involved in his life. His only friends are "Dearly" and "Beloved": dead people buried in the local cemetery. That's right, Murray talks to the dead. But Murray's peaceful and unusual world is torn asunder when he hears the voice of missing teen Nikki Parker, buried in someone else's grave.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad...

    • By Cather on 09-17-07

    Regular price: $26.95

    • Night of the Howling Dogs

    • By: Graham Salisbury
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Graham Salisbury has received numerous high-profile accolades from the ALA, VOYA, and several parent organizations. A Junior Library Guild Premier election, Night of the Howling Dogs is a rousing adventure set in Hawaii. On a Boy Scout trip, Dylan is looking forward to camping out at the foot of the Pu¹u Kapukapu volcano. But when an earthquake strikes, Dylan is forced to team up with a bully named Louie on a daring mission to rescue many of their scattered comrades.

    Regular price: $27.97

    • 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 Afterlife

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really great descriptive book.

    • By DD on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Changelings

    • Twins of Petaybee, Book 1
    • By: Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Nebula Award-winning duo Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough add another thrilling chapter to their sweeping Petaybee saga with Changelings. Yana and Sean are beside themselves with joy over the arrival of their twins Ronan and Murel. But the children's shape-changing abilities attract unwanted attention from an off-world scientist. Now Yana and Sean will do anything to protect their precocious youths from danger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Cybercheryl on 05-17-07

    Regular price: $27.95

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