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    • A Long Walk to Water

    • By: Linda Sue Park
    • Narrated by: David Baker, Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1985 southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people…people like the boy, Salva Dut…caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing journey that will propel him through horror and heartbreak, across a harsh desert, and into a strange new life. Years later, in contemporary South Sudan, a girl named Nya must walk eight hours a day to fetch water. The walk is grueling, but there is unexpected hope.

    Non-member price: $34.86

    • This Is All a Dream We Dreamed

    • An Oral History of the Grateful Dead
    • By: Blair Jackson, David Gans
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Fred Berman, Oliver Wyman, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In This Is All a Dream We Dreamed, two of the most well-respected chroniclers of the Dead, Blair Jackson and David Gans, reveal the band's story through the words of its members, their creative collaborators and peers, and a number of diverse fans, stitching together a multitude of voices into a seamless oral tapestry. Capturing the ebullient spirit at the group's core, Jackson and Gans weave together a musical saga that examines the music and subculture that developed into its own economy, touching fans from all walks of life.

    Non-member price: $60.92

    • Miracles on Maple Hill

    • By: Virginia Sorensen
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop, the Full Cast Family
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
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    A father's wounded heart. A mother's patient love. An eager boy, an impetuous girl, and, above all, the healing power of nature. These are the classic ingredients that fill Virginia Sorensen's Newbery Award-winning novel with a tender power and lift it to classic status.

    Non-member price: $32.15

    • Cyrano

    • By: Geraldine McCaughrean
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
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    Swordsman, soldier, poet...and possessor of the biggest nose in all of France! Cyrano de Bergerac was all this and more, for behind his grotesque face beat the heart of a lover. And, being Cyrano, who could he fall in love with but the most beautiful woman in Paris?From this conflict of nose versus heart springs one of the most uproarious, tender, funny, painful, and action-packed stories of all time - a tale that has its roots in truth, for Cyrano de Bergerac really existed.

    Non-member price: $34.53

    • Theseus

    • By: Geraldine McCaughrean
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
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    Theseus sets off to meet his father and claim the throne of Athens. But first he must defeat many obstacles, including giants, trolls, and the vicious Crommyonian Boar. This is a brilliant retelling of one of the greatest of the Greek myths. The story of Theseus pulses with adventure, humor, and tragedy.

    Non-member price: $34.86

    • The Light Princess

    • By: George MacDonald
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop, the Full Cast Family
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's a well known fact that a newborn princess will often be subject to a curse, especially if her royal parents neglect to invite an important magical relative to the christening. But never has there been a curse as charming (and hilarious) as that which befalls the Light Princess. Deprived of gravity, she can't take anything, or anyone, seriously. Even worse, she's apt to blow away on the first stiff breeze!

    Non-member price: $26.04

    • Forest Born

    • Book Four of the Books of Bayern
    • By: Shannon Hale
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rin is sure that something is wrong with her…something really bad. Something that is keeping her from feeling at home in the Forest homestead where she’s lived all her life. Something that is keeping her from trusting herself with anyone at all. When her brother Razo returns from the city for a visit, she accompanies him to the palace, hoping that she can find peace away from home. But war has come to Bayern again, and Rin is compelled to join the queen and her closest allies as they venture into the Forest.

    Non-member price: $22.28

    • Odysseus

    • By: Geraldine McCaughrean
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
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    The Trojan War is over, and Odysseus longs to return to wife and son on his island kingdom of Ithaca. But between hero and home stands an array of dangers unlike any ever faced by mortal man.

    Non-member price: $38.59

    • Eyes Like Stars

    • By: Lisa Mantchev
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
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    Beatrice Shakespeare Smith (“Bertie” for short) consorts daily with fairies, spirits, pirates, kings and queens. Left in infancy on the doorstep of the Theatre Illuminata, Bertie’s confidants and acquaintances step from the pages of plays. When the Theatre decides to evict her from her home of seventeen years, Bertie fights to stay where she is as the curtain goes up on a drama of longing and discovery- with Bertie searching out the well-concealed secrets of her past.

    Non-member price: $40.58

    • The Book of Job

    • By: Full Cast Audio
    • Narrated by: Gerard Moses, Full Cast, Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    Job is a good and prosperous man, possible the best man of his time. Then, without warning, all that he has worked for is stripped from him in a sudden series of terrible disasters.

    Non-member price: $25.63

    • The Moffats

    • By: Eleanor Estes
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For 60 years Eleanor Estes' classic novel about a family struggling to get along in the early part of the century has charmed and delighted readers with its warmth and gentle humor. Now it comes to life in a full cast recording that will have you laughing out loud...and occasionally wiping away a tear. Our whole cast fell in love with this book, and we predict that you will, too.

    Non-member price: $31.85

    • Hercules

    • Heroes Series
    • By: Geraldine McCaughrean
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the goddess Hera, wife of Zeus, discovers her husband's mortal son Hercules, she vows to destroy him. Thus begins Hercules's legendary and epic journey in which he is forced to take on a series of seemingly impossible tasks.

    Non-member price: $38.96

    • Perseus

    • By: Geraldine McCaughrean
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bishop
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
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    His mother was a human princess. His father was none other than Zeus, the king of the gods. But fate has a way of twisting things, and now to save his mother from a dreadful marriage Perseus must undertake a perilous quest. Along the way the young hero will encounter a wealth of wonders, including a magic helmet, a flying horse, a dreadful sea serpent, and a gorgon whose gaze turns all who look upon her to stone.

    Non-member price: $34.53