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    • Throne of Glass

    • A Throne of Glass Novel
    • By: Sarah J. Maas
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 355

    After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the king's council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she'll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • well read, badly written

    • By Ross on 23-09-2015

    Regular price: $43.87

    • Norse Mythology

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,311
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,202
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,198

    The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, best-selling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of the great Norse tales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mythology at its best

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-04-2017

    Regular price: $23.41

    • Heir of Fire

    • Throne of Glass, Book 3
    • By: Sarah J. Maas
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 20 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 296
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak - but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth - a truth about her heritage that could change her life - and her future - forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • And so it goes

    • By Kristin on 02-06-2017

    Regular price: $43.87

    • Crown of Midnight

    • A Throne of Glass Novel
    • By: Sarah J. Maas
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 294
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
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      5 out of 5 stars 267

    After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king's contest to become the new royal assassin. But Calaena is far from loyal to the crown. Keeping up the charade - while pretending to do the king's bidding - will test her skills in an entirely new way. And it certainly isn't the only point of confusion for the young girl. Because though she's made her choice between Dorian and Chaol, the ways of the heart are never simple...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Crown of Midnight will keep you enthralled

    • By Heather Sorrell on 24-09-2015

    Regular price: $36.54

    • The Assassin's Blade

    • The Throne of Glass Novellas
    • By: Sarah J. Maas
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Evans
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    Celaena Sardothien is her kingdom's most feared assassin. Though she works for the powerful and ruthless Assassin's Guild, Celaena yields to no one and trusts only her fellow killer for hire, Sam. When Celaena's scheming master, Arobynn Hamel, dispatches her on missions that take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, she finds herself acting independently of his wishes - and questioning her own allegiance. Along the way, she makes friends and enemies alike, and discovers that she feels far more for Sam than just friendship.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I COULDN'T STAND IT...

    • By Cody on 27-02-2018

    Regular price: $31.74

    • Chasing the Scream

    • The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
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      5 out of 5 stars 188

    It is now 100 years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, 30,000-mile journey into the war on drugs. What he found is that more and more people all over the world have begun to recognize three startling truths: Drugs are not what we think they are. Addiction is not what we think it is. And the drug war has very different motives to the ones we have seen on our TV screens for so long.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and telling..

    • By Doctor on 29-01-2015

    Regular price: $43.87

    • The Silk Roads

    • A New History of the World
    • By: Peter Frankopan
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westward on its axis, it now turns to the east.... For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the West - in the New World of the Americas. Today it is the East that calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from Eastern Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia, deep into China and India, is taking center stage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a history of Asia

    • By Tim on 16-08-2016

    Regular price: $51.18

    • Circe

    • By: Madeline Miller
    • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 195
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      5 out of 5 stars 181
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    From the Orange Prize-winning, internationally best-selling author of The Song of Achilles comes the powerful story of the mythological witch Circe, inspired by Homer's Odyssey. In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, leading her to discover a power forbidden to the gods: witchcraft.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining read

    • By peastri on 01-08-2018

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Lincoln in the Bardo

    • By: George Saunders
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 279
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 256
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      4 out of 5 stars 260

    Unfolding in a graveyard over the course of a single night, narrated by a dazzling chorus of voices, Lincoln in the Bardo is a literary experience unlike any other, for no one but Saunders could conceive it. February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln's beloved 11-year-old son, Willie, dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Does not translate

    • By Finding it in the end on 27-05-2017

    Regular price: $23.41

    • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

    • By: Reni Eddo-Lodge
    • Narrated by: Reni Eddo-Lodge
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 170

    In February 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge posted an impassioned argument on her blog about her deep-seated frustration with the way discussions of race and racism in Britain were constantly being shut down by those who weren't affected by it. She gave the post the title 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'. Her sharp, fiercely intelligent words hit a nerve, and the post went viral, spawning a huge number of comments from people desperate to speak up about their own similar experiences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you.

    • By Anonymous User on 25-06-2018

    Regular price: $23.41

    • Everybody Lies

    • By: Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ragland
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Insightful, surprising and with groundbreaking revelations about our society, Everybody Lies exposes the secrets embedded in our Internet searches, with a foreword by best-selling author Steven Pinker. Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters - and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess their secrets - about sexless marriages, mental health problems, even racist views.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Some interestingish ideas but wrecked by author

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-11-2018

    Regular price: $23.41

    • The Strange Death of Europe

    • Immigration, Identity, Islam
    • By: Douglas Murray
    • Narrated by: Robert Davies
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 250
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      5 out of 5 stars 230
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      5 out of 5 stars 222

    The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive alteration as a society and an eventual end.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone needs to read this as soon as possible!

    • By Anonymous User on 02-06-2017

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Mother of All Jobs

    • How to Have Children and a Career and Stay Sane(ish)
    • By: Christine Armstrong
    • Narrated by: Christine Armstrong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Christine Armstrong became a mother, it never occurred to her that she would want to stop work or even work part-time. But the truth is, combining work and small kids is hard. From the broken breast pumps on business trips, to hiding chicken pox from the nursery, to the heartbreak when you come home and realise your baby smells of the childminder. When Christine Armstrong tried it, she found herself desolate with misery. Determined to make it work, she looked for answers by interviewing other working mums and found that she wasn't alone. 

    Regular price: $22.78

    • The Science of Sin

    • Why We Do the Things We Know We Shouldn't
    • By: Jack Lewis
    • Narrated by: Matt Addis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anyone who has ever wondered why they never seem to be able to stick to their diet, who marvels at how little work some of their colleagues get away with doing, who despairs at the antisocial behaviour of their teenagers, who can't understand how lovecheats can handle multiple extramarital affairs, who struggles to resist the lure of the comfy sofa and the giant bag of crisps, who struggles to control their mood when morons cut them up on the M4 or who makes themselves thoroughly bitter by endlessly comparing themselves to others - well, this book is for you. 

    Regular price: $28.87

    • The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

    • By: Stuart Turton
    • Narrated by: Jot Davies
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder, and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.' It is meant to be a celebration, but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden - one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party - can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself over and over again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-2018

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Utopia for Realists

    • By: Rutger Bregman
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
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      5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, when technology and so-called progress have made us richer but more uncertain than ever before. We have questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. So, too, does the time seem to be coming to an end when we looked to economists to help us define the qualities necessary to create a successful society. We need a new movement.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant work.

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-11-2018

    Regular price: $23.41

    • The Book of Beautiful Questions

    • The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead
    • By: Warren Berger
    • Narrated by: Michael Quinlan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Book of Beautiful Questions, Berger shares illuminating stories and compelling research on the power of inquiry. Drawn from the insights and expertise of psychologists, innovators, effective leaders and some of the world's foremost creative thinkers, he presents the essential questions readers need to make the best choices when it truly counts, with a particular focus in four key areas: decision-making, creativity, leadership and relationships. 

    Regular price: $22.78

    • Tracks

    • A Woman's Solo Trek across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
    • By: Robyn Davidson
    • Narrated by: Angie Milliken
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Enduring sweltering heat, fending off poisonous snakes and lecherous men, chasing her camels when they get skittish and nursing them when they are injured, Davidson emerges as an extraordinarily courageous heroine driven by a love of Australia's landscape, an empathy for its indigenous people, and a willingness to cast away the trappings of her former identity. Tracks is the compelling, candid story of her odyssey of discovery and transformation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating story

    • By Anonymous User on 06-04-2018
    • A Woman's Solo Trek across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
    • By: Robyn Davidson
    • Narrated by: Angie Milliken
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 19-08-2014
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 140 ratings

    Regular price: $29.22

    • The Doomsday Machine

    • By: Daniel Ellsberg
    • Narrated by: Steven Cooper
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      5 out of 5 stars 19

    The Doomsday Machine is Ellsberg's hair-raising insider's account of the most dangerous arms buildup in the history of civilization, whose legacy - and renewal under the Obama administration - threatens the very survival of humanity. It is scarcely possible to estimate the true dangers of our present nuclear policies without penetrating the secret realities of the nuclear strategy of the late Eisenhower and early Kennedy years, when Ellsberg had high-level access to them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wise and terrifying

    • By Anonymous User on 06-11-2018

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Corset

    • By: Laura Purcell
    • Narrated by: Nathalie Buscombe
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dorothea and Ruth. Ruth and Dorothea. Prison visitor and prisoner. Powerful and powerless. Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea is asked to visit Ruth as part of her charitable works, she could not be more delighted. Her first encounter with a murderer will provide the perfect opportunity to explore Dorothea’s fascination with phrenology and test her theories that the shape of a person’s skull can cast a light on their darkest crimes.  

    Regular price: $28.87

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