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    • This Changes Everything

    • Capitalism vs the Climate
    • By: Naomi Klein
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 21 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4 out of 5 stars 68
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Exposing the work of ideologues on the right who know the challenge this poses to the free market all too well, Naomi Klein also challenges the failing strategies of environmental groups. It's time to stop running from the full implications of the crisis and begin to embrace them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book. Terrible narration.

    • By Hayley on 25-09-2018

    Non-member price: $49.01

    • Sharp Objects

    • By: Gillian Flynn
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
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      4 out of 5 stars 361
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 359

    When two girls are abducted and killed in Missouri, journalist Camille Preaker is sent back to her home town to report on the crimes. Long haunted by a childhood tragedy and estranged from her mother for years, Camille suddenly finds herself installed once again in her family's mansion, reacquainting herself with her distant mother and the half sister she barely knows - a precocious 13-year-old who holds a disquieting grip on the town.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbingly wonderful

    • By Broxgirl on 09-03-2016

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Sleeping Giants

    • Themis Files, Book 1
    • By: Sylvain Neuvel
    • Narrated by: Andy Secombe, Christopher Ragland, Charlie Anson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 414
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 414

    Deadwood, USA. A girl sneaks out just before dark to ride her new bike. Suddenly, the ground disappears beneath her. Waking up at the bottom of a deep pit, she sees an emergency rescue team above her. The people looking down see something far stranger.... That girl grows up to be Dr. Rose Franklin, a brilliant scientist and the leading world expert on what she discovered.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Once finished immediately purchased book 2.

    • By Ann on 16-04-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Y Is for Yesterday

    • Kinsey Millhone Alphabet, Book 25
    • By: Sue Grafton
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    1979: four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a classmate - and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing, and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns in evidence for the state, and two of his peers are convicted. 1989: one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Unrepentant and angry, he is a virtual prisoner of his parents - until a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand.

    Non-member price: $37.77

    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon, Jeff Harding, Steve Hodson, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
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      4 out of 5 stars 57
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      4 out of 5 stars 55

    Cloud Atlas features six characters in interlocking stories, each interrupting the one before it: a reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified dinery server on death row; and Zachry, a young Pacific islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Te Reo was terrible

    • By Anonymous User on 01-04-2018

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Dear Life

    • By: Alice Munro
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross, Robert Slade
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Moments of change, chance encounters, twists of fate that create a new way of thinking or being: The stories in Dear Life build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be. The collection includes four powerful pieces, "autobiographical in Feeling", set during the time of Munro's own childhood, in the area where she grew up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Genevieve on 26-12-2016

    Non-member price: $24.50

    • Hardball

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When V. I. Warshawski is asked to find a man who’s been missing for decades, a search she thought would be futile turns lethal. Old skeletons from the city’s racially charged history rise up to force her back – a nun who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. dies without revealing crucial evidence, and the elderly sisters who hired her are also keeping important information to themselves. Then V.I. finds that her family is keeping secrets of its own. Afraid to learn that her adored father might have been a bent cop....

    Non-member price: $23.59

    • The Art of Quiet Influence

    • Timeless Wisdom for Leading Without Authority
    • By: Jocelyn Davis
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mindfulness meets execution...at work. The wisdom of 13 Eastern sages, augmented by modern research on workplace influence, is the basis for profound yet practical advice on getting things done without force. The Art of Quiet Influence shows anyone how to use influence, a key mindfulness principle, to get things done. Through the classic wisdom of 13 Eastern sages (especially the Buddha), relevant insights from influence research, and anecdotes and advice from 25 contemporary experts, Davis lays out a path for becoming a 'mainspring,' an unobtrusive yet powerful influencer.

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Three Weeks in Paris

    • By: Barbara Taylor Bradford
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    As students at the prestigious Anya Sedgwick School of Decorative Arts in Paris, Alexandra Gordon, Kay Lenox, Jessica Pierce and Maria Franconi share the challenges and excitement of developing their artistic talents to the fullest under Sedgwick's caring and demanding guidance. But once best friends, they part enemies, and after graduation they go their separate ways, pursuing careers and establishing lives in different corners of the world.

    Non-member price: $15.63

    • The Monsters of Templeton

    • By: Lauren Groff
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The day 28-year-old Willie Upton returns to her hometown of Templeton, New York, in disgrace is the day an enormous monster surfaces in Lake Glimmerglass. So begins The Monsters of Templeton, a novel of mystery, hubris, obession, passion and revenge spanning two centuries, where the dead rise up to tell their sides of the story and the living are haunted by the sins of the past.

    Non-member price: $49.44

    • The Last Time They Met

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Last Time They Met focuses on the relationship between childhood sweethearts Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. We begin in the year 2000 at a writers' festival in Toronto and are propelled backwards in time, via the politically repressive Naiobi, to the small town in Massachusetts for their school days in the 1960s. Along the way the novel delves deeply into the destructive nature of life and the need for forgiveness.

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • Brush Back

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 17
    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Twenty-five years ago, Stella Guzzo beat her daughter to death and then walked up the street to play bingo at her church. V. I. Warshawski grew up with the Guzzo family. She dated Frank Guzzo when they were teens and knew Stella's murderous rages firsthand. She didn't think about the family again until the day Frank came to her office, wanting V. I. to help his mother with an exoneration claim. The detective wants no part of Stella Guzzo's world, but she doesn't feel able to say no.

    Non-member price: $34.15

    • The Painted Man

    • Sissy Sawyer Series, Book 2
    • By: Graham Masterton
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The new Sissy Sawyer adventure - The discovery of a murdered office worker in the elevator of a condemned building sets in motion a chain of events that will make the streets of Cincinnati run with blood. Police artist Molly and her alternative, chain-smoking, fortune-telling mother-in-law, Sissy Sawyer, become inextricably involved. Sissys tarot cards seem to be offering her clues, if only she can decipher them in time....

    Non-member price: $22.78

    • Critical Mass

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When private eye V.I. Warshawski is called out to a derelict drug house in a rural town just south of Chicago, she discovers something she wasn't expecting: the mutilated corpse of a man, dumped in a cornfield. It is a discovery that throws V.I. into the fascinating world of physics and invention: a design that sparked the construction of the computer as we know it, the development of nuclear weapons, the wonder of Newton's prisms and a train of dramatic events that occurred in wartime Vienna.

    Non-member price: $22.61

    • You Belong to Me

    • By: Karen Rose
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When forensic pathologist Lucy Trask stumbles across a mutilated body with its face so badly damaged it is unrecognisable by the chess tables in her local Baltimore park, her sole concern is that it might be her old school teacher Mr Pugh. When the corpse is identified, Lucy is shocked to discover that the victim is actually another man from her past. Who killed him and why his skin is burnt with the number '1' is unclear, but it's evident that someone is demanding Lucy's attention.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • dreadful narrator

    • By roseanne on 16-04-2019

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Breakdown

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Carmilla, Queen of the Night, is a shape-shifting raven whose fictional exploits thrill girls all over the world. When tweens in Chicago's Carmilla Club hold an initiation ritual in an abandoned cemetery, they stumble on an actual corpse, a man stabbed through the heart in a vampire-style slaying. The girls include daughters of some of Chicago's most powerful families. For V.I. Warshawski, the questions multiply faster than the answers. Is the killing linked to a hostile media campaign against Sophy Durango?

    Non-member price: $26.84

    • Shell Game

    • By: Sara Paretsky
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    The new VI Warshawski novel from the New York Times best-selling author pits acclaimed detective VI Warshawski against some of today's most powerful figures. Legendary sleuth VI Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend's nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As VI investigates, the detective soon finds herself tangling with the Russian mob, ISIS backers and a shady network of stock scams and stolen art that stretches from Chicago to the East Indies and the Middle East. 

    Non-member price: $37.98

    • Love Notes for Freddie

    • By: Eva Rice
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross, Jessica Ball
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Marnie FitzPatrick is a reclusive sixth former from Hertfordshire with a dysfunctional family, a penchant for Pythagoras' theorem and an addiction to doughnuts and gin. Julie Crewe is a disillusioned maths teacher who lives vicariously through the girls she teaches, yet who once danced barefoot through Central Park with a man called Jo she has never been able to forget.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • Nano

    • By: Robin Cook
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Pia Grazdani, the heroine of Cook’s previous thriller, Death Benefit, has relocated from New York to Colorado, where she’s taken a job at Nano, a cutting-edge nanotechnology company. Though Pia thinks she’s found a safe haven there, she begins to suspect that Nano might not be as transparent as the charismatic CEO, Zachary Berman, makes it out to be....

    Non-member price: $54.68

    • When the Wind Blows

    • By: James Patterson
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A unique a thriller from James Patterson. Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep.

    Non-member price: $22.78

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