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    • The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin, Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands

    • By: Ursula K. Le Guin
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Outer Space, Inner Lands includes many of the best known Ursula K. Le Guin nonrealistic stories (such as "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," "Semley' s Necklace," and "She Unnames Them") which have shaped the way many listeners see the world. She gives voice to the voiceless, hope to the outsider, and speaks truth to power - all the time maintaining her independence and sense of humor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ursula Le Guin is a Master

    • By Sharon A. Gadonniex on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Possible World

    • By: Liese O'Halloran Schwarz
    • Narrated by: John Kroft, Tandy Cronyn, Morgan Hallett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Clare, one of the oldest women in Rhode Island, believes that all the painful secrets of her long life have been laid to rest, until an unexpected encounter with a piece of her past forces her to realize the time has come to tell her story. Ben, a shy, precocious six-year-old being gently raised by a devoted mom, witnesses a terrible crime and is taken to the hospital, bewildered and alone. Lucy, an overworked resident physician in Providence, meets Ben when he's brought into the ER. But between all-night shifts and trying to pick up the pieces of her failing marriage, she doesn't know how to help. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautifully woven story

    • By Marcy Day on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Unreal and the Real

    • Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin, Volume One: Where on Earth
    • By: Ursula K. Le Guin
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    The Unreal and the Real is a major event not to be missed. In this two-volume selection of Ursula K. Le Guin's best short stories--as selected by the National Book Award winning author herself--the reader will be delighted, provoked, amused, and faced with the sharp, satirical voice of one of the best short story writers of the present day. Where on Earth explores Le Guin's earthbound stories which range around the world, from small town Oregon to middle Europe in the middle of revolution to summer camp.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty disjointed

    • By Jean R on 04-30-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Above the East China Sea

    • A Novel
    • By: Sarah Bird
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda, Ali Ahn, Tandy Cronyn, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Set on the island of Okinawa today and during World War II, this deeply moving and evocative novel tells the entwined stories of two teenage girls - an American and an Okinawan - whose lives are connected across 70 years by the shared experience of both profound loss and renewal. And as these two stories unfold and intertwine, we see how war and American occupation have shaped and reshaped the lives of Okinawans.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Blend of Past and Present, Them vs. Us

    • By SydSavvy on 10-20-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Lament for Bonnie

    • By: Anne Emery
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn, Morgan Hallett, Erin Moon, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Twelve-year-old Bonnie MacDonald - the beloved step dancing, fiddling youngest member of Cape Breton's famed Clan Donnie band - vanishes after a family party. There was no stranger spotted lurking around, but no one thinks for one minute that Bonnie ran away. Maura MacNeil, cousin to Clan Donnie, offers her husband's legal services to the family as the police search for the missing girl. But fame attracts some strange characters, and Clan Donnie has groupies. So, it turns out, does lawyer and bluesman Monty Collins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT

    • By Lynne B on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Strange Truth About Us

    • By: M.A.C. Farrant
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Acclaimed author M.A.C. Farrant has been hailed as “a brave iconoclast” by Publishers Weekly and is well known for her pithy wit and maverick sensibilities. Broken into three sections, The Strange Truth About Us is a fusion of fragmented prose, probing questions and caustic satire. The result is both a meditation on absence and a commentary on the human penchant for complacency.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • In Their Lives

    • Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs
    • By: Andrew Blauner, Paul McCartney
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn, Richard Poe, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    For fans of Tune In, an anthology of essays from 30 luminaries about their favorite Beatles songs. Blauner anthologizes essays from 30 authors, actors, and musicians reflecting on their favorite Beatles songs, creating a monument to the enduring impact of the most popular band of all time. The diversity of favorite tracks and the variety of reasons contributors love them speak to the range of the Beatles' song catalog and the power their music still has more than 50 years after they arrived in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Think personal essays, w Fab Four as the thread

    • By McCoffee on 09-27-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Queen's Lover

    • A Novel
    • By: Francine du Plessix Gray
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 24

    Francine du Plessix Gray’s beautifully realized historical novel reveals the untold love story between Swedish aristocrat Count Axel von Fersen and Marie Antoinette. The romance begins at a masquerade ball in Paris in 1774, when the dashing nobleman first meets the mesmerizing 19-year-old dauphine, wife of the reclusive prince who will soon become Louis XVI. This electric encounter launches a love affair that will span the course of the French Revolution.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • not what the title suggests

    • By connie on 06-19-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Silver Lotus

    • By: Thomas Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Critically acclaimed author Thomas Steinbeck, eldest son of the famous Nobel laureate John Steinbeck, pens a compelling tale of adventure and romance with The Silver Lotus. In the early 1800s, merchant Captain Jeremiah Macy Hammond is searching for new customers. Along the way, he comes up against pirates, storms, and illness. But when he falls for Lady Yee, prized daughter of a wealthy merchant family, he discovers that love is the greatest challenge of all.

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Clockwork Lives

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson, Neil Peart
    • Narrated by: Morgan Hallet, George Guidall, Richard Poe, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    It was a world of airships and alchemy; clockwork carnivals; pirates; lost cities; a rigid Watchmaker who controlled every aspect of life; and his nemesis, the ruthless and violent Anarchist, who wanted to destroy it all. Anderson and Peart have returned to their colourful creation to explore the places and the characters that still have a hold on their imaginations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Order versus Chaos versus Freedom?

    • By Rainer on 07-30-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Salt

    • A Story of Friendship in a Time of War
    • By: Helen Frost
    • Narrated by: Tom Picasso, Michael Bakkensen, Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Anikwa and James, 12 years old in 1812, spend their days fishing, trapping, and exploring together in the forests of the Indiana Territory. To Anikwa and his family, members of the Miami tribe, this land has been home for centuries. As traders, James' family has ties to the Miami community as well as to the American soldiers in the fort. Now tensions are rising - the British and American armies prepare to meet at Fort Wayne for a crucial battle, and Native Americans from surrounding tribes gather in Kekionga to protect their homeland.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Signs and Wonders

    • By: Alix Ohlin
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn, Morgan Hallett, Graham Rowat
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Praised by Publishers Weekly for its “engrossing plot lines,” Alix Ohlin’s Signs and Wonders features 16 compelling tales about the connections between people - and the decisions that have the power to alter their lives. In the title story, a married couple decides to divorce. The next night, the man falls into a coma - and his wife is forced to make a difficult decision.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Quiet Dell

    • A Novel
    • By: Jayne Anne Phillips
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60

    From one of America's most accomplished and acclaimed fiction writers, a spectacularly riveting novel based on a real-life multiple murder by a con man who preyed on widows - a story that has haunted Jayne Anne Phillips for more than four decades. In Chicago in 1931, Asta Eicher, mother of three, is lonely and despairing, pressed for money after the sudden death of her husband. She begins to receive seductive letters from a chivalrous, elegant man named Harry Powers, who promises to cherish and protect her, ultimately to marry her and to care for her and her children. Weeks later, all four Eichers are dead.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captures a bygone era but still relevant...

    • By Julie on 10-18-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Annabel

    • By: Kathleen Winter
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 69

    Kathleen Winter’s poignant debut novel was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. In it, Winter explores society’s views of gender identity through the eyes of a child born with male and female sex organs. At their doctor’s urging, the Blakes decide to raise their child as a boy, Wayne, giving him hormones to suppress his feminine physical traits. But after discovering the secret about his body, Wayne decides to stop taking his medication and lets his body develop naturally.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful, relevant.

    • By Red River Blues Man on 09-05-16

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Foreign Bodies

    • By: Cynthia Ozick
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Pulitzer Prize finalist Cynthia Ozick’s fiction has been awarded multiple O. Henry Prizes. In Foreign Bodies, Ozick crafts a remarkable retelling of Henry James’ The Ambassadors—deftly using its plot, yet boldly infusing the novel with an all new place, time, and meaning. It’s 1952, and middle-aged Bea Nightingale reluctantly agrees to fly to Paris to help convince her estranged runaway nephew to return to his family. But Bea’s experiences abroad will change her forever.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Decidedly Literary and Very Enjoyable

    • By Buzz on 05-16-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Disappeared

    • By: Kim Echlin
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Acclaimed novelist Kim Echlin pens this Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist that Publishers Weekly calls a “powerful, transcendent love story.” The Disappeared follows two young lovers torn apart by political turmoil. At 16, Anne meets Serey—a Cambodian refugee—in Montréal and falls passionately in love. But Anne’s father does not approve of her new boyfriend. Then Serey leaves Anne for Cambodia to find his family, and Anne hears no news of him for years.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Possible World

    • By: Liese O'Halloran Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn, Morgan Hallett, John Kroft
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Ben is the sole survivor of a crime that claims his mother and countless others. He’s just six years old, and already he must find a new place for himself in the world. Lucy, the doctor who tends to Ben, is grappling with a personal upheaval of her own. She feels a profound connection to the little boy who has lived through the unthinkable. Will recovering his memory heal him or damage him further? 

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Quartet for the End of Time

    • By: Johanna Skibsrud
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      2 out of 5 stars 4

    Inspired by and structured around the chamber piece of the same title by the French composer Olivier Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time is a mesmerizing story of four lives irrevocably linked in a single act of betrayal. The audiobook takes us on an unforgettable journey beginning during the 1930s Bonus Army riots, when World War I veteran Arthur Sinclair is falsely accused of conspiracy and then disappears.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • You'll be sorry . . .

    • By Thomas Markiewicz on 04-03-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Inside

    • By: Alix Ohlin
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    A critically acclaimed, award-winning author, Alix Ohlin pens a masterpiece of emotional complexity with Inside. In this literary tour de force, a therapist named Grace attempts to help a man recover from his failed suicide attempt. Meanwhile, Grace’s teen patient Annie runs away from home to reinvent herself in New York, and Grace’s ex-husband leaves the comfort of a successful relationship to attempt to help native peoples in the bleak Arctic.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Good but not Great Debut

    • By RITU on 10-09-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Blue Territory

    • A Meditation on the Life and Art of Joan Mitchell
    • By: Robin Lippincott
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A contemporary of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Joan Mitchell is not as well-known as her male counterparts, not only because she was a woman, but also because she spent most of her working life in France. Still, in 2013, Bloomberg listed Mitchell as the best-selling female artist of all time. When asked to talk about her paintings, Joan Mitchell often responded, "If I could say it in words, I'd write a book." Here is her book. At once unique and universal, Blue Territory is at its core an exploration of love and life, and what it means to love - and live - what you do.

    Regular price: $20.97

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