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    • The Best of This Is Audible, September 25, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    And just like that, summer is over! Before we pull out the sweaters and boots, let’s take a look at the best of September. We met Ernie Cline, who turned his obsession with 80’s pop culture into a clever and winning science fiction novel called Ready Player One.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, June 26, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 57 mins
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    We say goodbye to the month of June as we hose down with some SPF and head for the beach. First let’s take another look at the best of June 2012. In a seemingly endless election season, one thing we have to look forward to is the nightly skewering of the news media by the comic geniuses at The Daily Show. The person responsible for bringing it to life is comedian and writer Lizz Winstead, who talks about her life and career in her new book of essays, Lizz Free or Die.

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    • This Is Audible, June 05, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 58 mins
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    In a seemingly endless election season, one thing we have to look forward to is the nightly skewering of the news media by the comic geniuses at The Daily Show. The person responsible for bringing it to the small screen is comedian and writer Lizz Winstead, who talks about her life and career in her new book of essays, Lizz Free or Die. Speaking of politics, Maggie Linton talks with Ron Reagan Jr. about his father - his book is My Father at 100. And we'll take another peak behind the scenes of Audible as we go Behind the Mike with narrator Khristine Hvam.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, March 26, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    • Length: 51 mins
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    Today we’ll take another look at the best of the blustery month of March with a rousing space opera with James S. A. Corey’s stunning novel, Leviathan Wakes. Next, Maggie Linton meets Kate Morton whose new novel The Secret Keeper not surprisingly reveals some long buried secrets.

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    • This Is Audible, October 9, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 54 mins
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    Today I am delighted to bring you a conversation with one of my very favorite authors, Jasper Fforde, as we talk about the continuing adventures of one of fictions great heroines, Thursday Next in Fforde’s new novel, The Woman Who Died A Lot.

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    • This Is Audible, March 19, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 49 mins
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    Today, a rousing space opera with Dan Abraham and Ty Franck and their stunning novel Leviathan Wakes. Next, Maggie Linton talks with the musically inclined Professor Gary Marcus about his book Guitar Zero. And the authors of Nurture Shock, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, are back and taking on the Science of Winning and Losing in Top Dog.< But first, Maggie has the top-ten Non-Fiction downloads from Audible.com.

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    • This Is Audible, August 7, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Today it’s a visit to Elizabethan England, as New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness puts her magical couple, Diana and Matthew in the court of the Queen herself in her sequel to A Discovery of Witches – this one is called Shadow of Night. Next, Maggie heads to the great outdoors with Park Ranger and author Shelton Johnson as they talk about his novel, Gloryland.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, June 25, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    • Length: 52 mins
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    It’s the end of June so let’s take stock and listen to some of our favorite conversations from this past month. Today we’ll meet someone who is already a star both on Broadway and on the small screen. Raul Esparza makes his mark as the narrator of Stephen King’s Under the Dome. Maggie Linton sits down to chat with bestseller Mary Higgins Clark about her 32nd novel…Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. And one of our favorite thriller writers, Brad Meltzer, put together a book of inspiring stories for his new child – he calls it Heroes for My Son and we’ll listen in. But first, Maggie has the top-ten downloads for June from audible.com.

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    • This Is Audible, June 4, 2013

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    Today we’ll meet someone who is already a star both on Broadway and on the small screen. Raul Esparza makes his mark as the narrator of Stephen King’s Under the Dome. Next, Maggie Linton sits down to chat with bestseller Mary Higgins Clark about her 32nd novel…Daddy’s Gone A Hunting. And comedian Ross Matthews reveals his innermost secrets in his new memoir, Man Up!. But first, Maggie has the top-ten history downloads from Audible.com.

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    • This Is Audible, January 24, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Today we’ll visit a strange new world with Tony DiTerlizzi, who leaves Spiderwick behind with his new work, The Search for WondLa. Maggie Linton explores the mysterious world of global finance with Peter Schiff and his book, How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes. And if there’s one thing just about everyone agrees on, it’s the desire for Peace and Plenty. That’s the title of Sarah Ban Breathnach’s new book about the search for financial security.

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    • This Is Audible, April 23, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Well, how about we escape into some fantasy? How about the silo world of Hugh Howey’s huge bestseller, Wool. We’ll find out what the title means and the unusual way he went about selling his work. If you prefer a little good news from the news, Maggie Linton talked with NBC News Correspondent Bob Dotson about his new book, American Story. And if you think of the Roaring 20s, a time of excess and abandon, you’d think there’d be a fittingly extravagant president. What you’d fine is Calvin Coolidge. We’ll hear from Amity Shlaes new biography of the man she calls The Great Refrainer. But first, Maggie has the top-ten Biography and Memoir downloads from audible.com.

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    • This Is Audible, March 12, 2013

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    • Length: 47 mins
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    It’s been said that this is the golden age of young adult fiction, and one might add it’s a good time to write paranormal fantasy. Laini Taylor is at the top of the bestseller lists and the top of her writing game with Days of Blood and Starlight.

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    • This Is Audible, February 14, 2012

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    Happy Valentine’s Day, if you like the hearts and flowers. We’ll head back to the 90s to look forward to today, and find out about The Future of Us with authors Jay Ascher and Carolyn Mackler. Maggie Linton talks with Conor Grennan about the lost children of Nepal in his book, Little Princes. And we’ll get up and get moving with Dr. Judith Orloff’s Positive Energy. But first, Maggie has the top ten mystery and thriller downloads from Audible.com.

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    • This Is Audible, April 3, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 54 mins
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    Dragons are hot property these days and one of the pioneers of dragons in fiction was the late Anne McCaffrey. I sat down with her son Todd McCaffrey about her legacy, the past, and future of Pern, and about his own work. Next, Maggie Linton chats with thriller master Stephen Hunter who has picked his Soft Target. And we’ll go Behind the Mike in our continuing conversation with Audible’s talented voice actors and meet Therese Plummer.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, May 29, 2012

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    Did you enjoy some lovely spring weather? How about some great audiobooks and conversations? It’s time to take a look over our shoulders back at May. ‘What if?’ – that’s the question that drives a writer, really. For instance – what if God was a teenage boy? Author Meg Rosoff took that question and ran with it in her delightful new novel There Is No Dog.

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    • This Is Audible, April 10, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    Today we’re traveling from the ocean to the desert to the bus lanes of Pennsylvania. First, we’ll head to a convent on the rocky coast of Maine for art, Vikings and murder. Author Carla Neggers explains and talks about her novel, Saint’s Gate.

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    • This Is Audible, June 18, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    • Length: 56 mins
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    Today a romantic fantasy of Old New York with author Helene Wecker and her novel, The Golem and the Jinni. Next, Maggie Linton talks with Chris Columbus, who moves from the screen to the page with his new young adult novel House of Secrets. And no one brought Greek mythology to life like Edith Hamilton. Now her classic text has been adapted for audiobooks, and we’ll listen in on the gods and goddesses of Olympus in Mythology. But first, Maggie has the top-ten Young Adult downloads from audible.com.

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    • The Best of This Is Audible, August 28, 2012

    • By: Kim Alexander
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    Today we put August into the record books, which frankly doesn’t seem possible, because now Fall is in striking distance. That’s not such a bad deal. Before we let go, let’s take a listen to the best of August on This is Audible. We’ll start with a visit to Elizabethan England, as New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness puts her magical couple, Diana and Matthew in the court of the Queen herself in her sequel to A Discovery of Witches – this one is called Shadow of Night.

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    • This Is Audible, January 22, 2013

    • By: Kim Alexander
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Maggie Linton and I met many exciting important authors at this past falls’ Miami Book Fair. We’ve got a couple of our favorites for your today. Justin Cronin’s The Passage introduced us to this talented writer two years ago, and now the hotly anticipated sequel, The Twelve, is ready to go. Justin and I rebuild American civilization. Next, Maggie meets the King of the Brat Pack, Andrew McCarthy and they talk about his journey through life in his book, The Longest Way Home. And from the op-ed piece heard round the world, Greg Smith explains why he left Goldman Sachs – that’s the name of his new book – Why I Left Goldman Sachs.

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    • This Is Audible, May 14, 2013

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    Today we’ll visit a truly great American city and meet a girl longing to change her circumstances as Ruta Supetys talks about her novel, Out of the Easy. Next, Maggie Linton sits down with journalist Kim Ghattis to find out more about Hillary Clinton in her new work, The Secretary.

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