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    • An Ember in the Ashes

    • By: Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It's a story that's literally burning to be told. What if you were the spark that could ignite a revolution? For years Laia has lived in fear. Fear of the Empire, fear of the Martials, fear of truly living at all. Born as a Scholar, she's never had much of a choice.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 11-02-2019

    Non-member price: $25.43

    • The God of Small Things

    • By: Arundhati Roy
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    Set against a background of political turbulence in Kerala, Southern India, The God of Small Things tells the story of twins Esthappen and Rahel. Amongst the vats of banana jam and heaps of peppercorns in their grandmother's factory, they try to craft a childhood for themselves amidst what constitutes their family - their lonely, lovely mother; their beloved uncle Chacko (pickle baron, radical Marxist and bottom pincher); and their avowed enemy, Baby Kochamma (ex-nun and incumbent grand-aunt).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow.

    • By Georgia on 05-03-2018

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • Tilly and the Bookwanderers

    • Pages & Co., Book 1
    • By: Anna James
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Eleven-year-old Tilly has lived above her grandparents’ bookshop ever since her mother disappeared shortly after she was born. Like the rest of her family, Tilly loves nothing more than to escape into the pages of her favourite stories. One day Tilly realises that classic children’s characters are appearing in the shop through the magic of ‘book walking’ - crossing over from the page into real life. 

    Non-member price: $12.91

    • A Reaper at the Gates

    • Ember Quartet, Book 3
    • By: Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated by: Samantha Sunderland, Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Blood Shrike, Helene Aquilla, is assailed on all sides. Emperor Marcus, haunted by his past, grows increasingly unstable while the Commandant capitalizes on his madness to bolster her own power. As Helene searches for a way to hold back the approaching darkness, her sister's life and the lives of all those in the Empire hang in the balance. Far to the east, Laia of Serra knows the fate of the world lies not in the machinations of the Martial court but in stopping the Nightbringer. 

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • A Torch Against the Night

    • An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2
    • By: Sabaa Tahir
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala, Jack Farrar, Samantha Sutherland
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    The sequel to the explosive New York Times best-selling debut, An Ember in the Ashes, that's captivated readers worldwide. A Torch Against the Night takes listeners into the heart of the Empire as Laia and Elias fight their way north to liberate Laia's brother from the horrors of Kauf Prison. Hunted by Empire soldiers, manipulated by the Commandant and haunted by their pasts, Laia and Elias must outfox their enemies and confront the treacherousness of their own hearts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gets better

    • By Anna G on 15-11-2016

    Non-member price: $22.62

    • Midnight's Children

    • BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Nikesh Patel, Meera Syal, Anneika Rose, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Saleem Sinai is born on the stroke of midnight on 14th-15th August 1947, at the exact moment that India and Pakistan become separate, independent nations. From that moment on, his fate is mysteriously handcuffed to the history of his country. But Saleem's story starts almost 30 years earlier, when his grandfather, Dr Aadam Aziz, falls in love with a woman concealed behind a perforated sheet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like listening to a play

    • By Anonymous User on 26-10-2017

    Non-member price: $24.97

    • The Dog Who Saved the World

    • By: Ross Welford
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    When 12-year-old Georgie makes friends with an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment: a virtual reality, 3-D version of the future. Then a deadly virus threatens to wipe out every dog in the country, and Georgie’s beloved dog, Mr Mash, gets sick. Which is bad - but worse is still to come. As the world is thrown into chaos, Georgie embarks on a desperate quest: to save every dog on earth and all of humanity....

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • Head Kid

    • By: David Baddiel
    • Narrated by: David Baddiel, Morwenna Banks, Paul Panting, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From the million-copy bestselling author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school?  

    Non-member price: $12.91

    • The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp

    • By: Sarra Manning
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Becky Sharp has big dreams and no connections. Determined to swap the gutters of Soho for the glamorous, exclusive world behind the velvet rope, Becky will do anything to achieve fame, riches and status. Whether it’s seducing society’s most eligible bachelors, or befriending silly debutantes and rich old ladies, Becky Sharp is destined for great things. Because it might be tough at the top but it’s worse at the bottom.

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • What Not to Do If You Turn Invisible

    • By: Ross Welford
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Turning invisible at will: it's one way of curing your acne. But far more drastic than 13 year-old Ethel Leatherhead intended when she tried a combination of untested medicines and a sunbed. It's fun at first, being invisible. And aided by her friend Boydy, she manages to keep her extraordinary ability secret. Or does she?

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • The Caged Queen

    • By: Kristen Ciccarelli
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Roa understands what it means to sacrifice. She married her greatest enemy in order to save her people - Dax, the heir to Firgaard's throne. Even though it was Dax's fault that her beloved twin sister died, leaving her soul trapped in this world. He promised to save her people from his father's oppressive regime, but he plays the fool while her people continue to starve. So when Roa is given the opportunity to save everything she holds dear, she's once again willing to make a sacrifice - even the life of a king.

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • I Was Born for This

    • By: Alice Oseman
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala, Huw Parmenter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    For Angel Rahimi life is about one thing: The Ark - a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are taking the world by storm. Being part of The Ark’s fandom has given her everything she loves - her friend Juliet, her dreams, her place in the world. Jimmy Kaga-Ricci owes everything to The Ark. He’s their frontman - and playing in a band with his mates is all he ever dreamed of doing. But dreams don’t always turn out the way you think, and when Jimmy and Angel are unexpectedly thrust together, they find out how strange and surprising facing up to reality can be.

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • Perfect

    • By: Cecelia Ahern
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine's life has completely fractured - all her freedoms gone. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, she has been a ghost, on the run with the complicated, powerfully attractive Carrick, the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret - one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground.

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dramatized)

    • By: Oscar Wilde, David Llewellyn
    • Narrated by: Alexander Vlahos, Miles Richardson, Marcus Hutton, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    If only I could remain young while the picture grows old. For that I’d give anything.... When Dorian Gray, a handsome young man about town, makes this wish, he can hardly guess that it will mark the beginning of a life of hedonism and debauchery. Soon enough his webs of deception and deceit catch innocent victims, some of them his closest friends, and the only evidence of his misdeeds is a long-forgotten portrait in his attic.

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Good Girl

    • By: Fiona Neill
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish, Aysha Kala
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    When Ailsa Field uproots her family to Norfolk, she's determined a change of scene will fix all their problems. Then the Fairports move in next door, and Ailsa is terrified their influence will damage her family's new start. But for teenagers Romy and Jay, none of that matters. But when Romy decides to help Jay, what starts as an innocent plan quickly threatens to destroy the Field family forever....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Family Drama

    • By Anonymous User on 03-04-2018

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • Trust Her

    • By: Jessica Vallance
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Racine, Aysha Kala
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Charlotte is a people pleaser - she can't help but go the extra mile. So when she stumbles upon an unconscious man one night, it's only natural that she wants to help. Brought into the arms of the victim's loving family, she sees at once how much they need her. But while his parents happily welcome her into the fold, his sister is another story. It's not just that Rebecca doesn't like Charlotte, she clearly doesn't trust her either. But the more time Charlotte spends in Rebecca's company, the more she suspects she's the one with something to hide. 

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The City of Woven Streets

    • By: Emmi Itäranta
    • Narrated by: Aysha Kala
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The tapestry of life may be more fragile than it seems: pull one thread, and all will unravel. In The City of Woven Streets, human life has little value. You practice a craft to keep you alive, or you are an outcast, unwanted and tainted. Eliana is a young weaver in the House of Webs, but secretly knows she doesn't really belong there. She is hiding a shameful birth defect that would, if anyone knew about it, land her in the House of the Tainted, a prison for those whose very existence is considered a curse.

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • Here We Lie

    • By: Sophie McKenzie
    • Narrated by: Laura Kirman, Aysha Kala
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On holiday with her family and adoring fiancé, Jed, Emily couldn't be happier. But overnight, the idyllic trip turns into a waking nightmare when one of the group is found dead in what appears to be a terrible accident. The devastated party returns to London to cope with their loss while trying to resume their normal lives. But new revelations set Emily on a perilous journey to discover the truth about what happened....

    Non-member price: $31.30