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    • Good Omens

    • Written by: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
    • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing and everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming Rapture. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesomeness

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-03-09

    Price: CDN$ 40.74

    • Norse Mythology

    • Written by: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,003
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 922
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 914

    Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Taylor Chafe on 2017-12-11

    Price: CDN$ 31.69

    • Outlander

    • Outlander, Book 1
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 32 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 450

    Why we think it’s a great listen: An all-time Audible favorite that mixes historic fiction, adventure, and romance with one of the most fascinating literary devices: time travel. Outlander introduces an exhilarating world of heroism and breathtaking thrills as one woman is torn between past and present, passion and love. In 1945, former combat nurse Claire Randall returns from World War II and joins her husband for a second honeymoon. But their blissful reunion is shattered....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this book!

    • By Anonymous User on 2017-11-13

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (A Full Cast Production)

    • Written by: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Daniel Oreskes, full cast
    • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
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      5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348

    Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life. But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow's best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent presentation of Neil Gaiman's classic

    • By Jeff on 2017-10-25

    Price: CDN$ 55.84

    • Mogworld

    • Written by: Yahtzee Croshaw
    • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about 60 years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and into a world gone terribly, bizarrely wrong, all Jim wants is to find a way to die properly, once and for all. On his side, he's got a few shambling corpses, an inept thief, and a powerful death wish. But he's up against tough odds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Awesome

    • By Cameron Potapoff on 2017-12-10

    Price: CDN$ 24.18

    • The Silmarillion

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Martin Shaw
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    The complete unabridged audiobook of J.R.R Tolkien's The Silmarillion. The Silmarillion is an account of the Elder Days, of the First Age of Tolkien’s world. It is the ancient drama to which the characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them such as Elrond and Galadriel took part.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books in the English cannon!

    • By Samuel P. G. H. on 2018-12-02

    Price: CDN$ 23.22

    • The Vexed Generation

    • Magic 2.0, Book 6
    • Written by: Scott Meyer
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Mattie and Brewster are normal, typical 16-year-old twins who live with their normal, boring parents: Martin and Gwen Banks. Normal and boring, that is, until the day their father's best friend shows up at their house - dressed in what appears to be a bathrobe. The next thing Mattie and Brewster know, their parents are frozen like human statues in their living room, the guy in the bathrobe has vanished, and they need to find answers - fast.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW!

    • By Ryan Walsh on 2019-06-07

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Neverwhere

    • Written by: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully presented enthralling story.

    • By Tyler on 2018-02-25

    Price: CDN$ 45.28

    • The Lies of Locke Lamora

    • Written by: Scott Lynch
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 228
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      5 out of 5 stars 228

    They say that the Thorn of Camorr can beat anyone in a fight. They say he steals from the rich and gives to the poor. They say he's part man, part myth, and mostly street-corner rumor. And they are wrong on every count. Only averagely tall, slender, and god-awful with a sword, Locke Lamora is the fabled Thorn, and the greatest weapons at his disposal are his wit and cunning. He steals from the rich - they're the only ones worth stealing from - but the poor can go steal for themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic narrator and voice!

    • By lawest on 2018-07-06

    Price: CDN$ 24.34

    • The Fiery Cross

    • Outlander, Book 5
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 55 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 207

    The year is 1771. Claire Randall is still an outlander, out of place and out of time. But now she is linked by love to her only anchor: Jamie Fraser. They have crossed oceans and centuries to build a life together in North Carolina. But tensions, both ancient and recent, threaten members of their clan. Knowing that his wife has the gift of prophecy, James must believe Claire, though he would prefer not to. Claire has shared a dreadful truth: there will, without a doubt, be a war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I absolutely love this series!

    • By Miranda on 2017-12-22

    Price: CDN$ 65.85

    • The Fifth Season

    • The Broken Earth, Book 1
    • Written by: N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    This is the way the world ends. For the last time. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great, red rift across the heart of the world's sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal and long-dormant wounds rising up to fester. This is the Stillness, a land long familiar with catastrophe, where the power of the Earth is wielded as a weapon. And where there is no mercy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating world

    • By Blythe on 2018-05-03

    Price: CDN$ 37.71

    • Dragonfly in Amber

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 38 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 268

    New York Times best-selling author Diana Gabaldon enchanted scores of fans with Outlander, her electrifying historical saga set in 18th-century Scotland. Now this sequel sweeps listeners back into the past as Claire relates more of her perilous sojourn there with her Scottish warrior husband, James Fraser. Twenty years after her strange journey back in time, Claire has returned to Scotland with her daughter, determined to share with her the secret she has harbored since her time travel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A masterpiece of the written word...

    • By Karen Lowe Gillespie on 2018-03-06

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • Voyager

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 43 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 167

    Set in the intriguing Scotland of 200 years ago, the third installment in the romantic adventures of Jamie and Claire is as compelling as the first. Now that Claire knows Jamie survived the slaughter at Culloden, she is faced with the most difficult decision of her life. She aches to travel back through time again to find the love of her life, but, in order to do that, she must leave their daughter behind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic

    • By Doreen Johnson on 2018-02-20

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • Drums of Autumn

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 44 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 296

    Twice Claire has used an ancient stone circle to travel back to the 18th century. The first time she found love with a Scottish warrior but had to return to the 1940s to save their unborn child. The second time, 20 years later, she reunited with her lost love but had to leave behind the daughter that he would never see. Now Brianna, from her 1960s vantage point, has found a disturbing obituary and will risk everything in an attempt to change history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Davina Porter is delightful!

    • By Stacey Nichols on 2017-12-15

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • An Echo in the Bone

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 45 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 148

    Jamie Fraser knows from his time-traveling wife Claire that, no matter how unlikely it seems, America will win the Revolutionary War. But that truth offers little solace, since Jamie realizes he might find himself pointing a weapon directly at his own son - a young officer in the British army. And Jamie isn't the only one with a tormented soul - for Claire may know who wins the conflict, but she certainly doesn't know whether or not her beloved Jamie survives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series. I have read all the books.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-04-05

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • Station Eleven

    • Written by: Emily St. John Mandel
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fan. Friggin. Tastic

    • By Amanda S. on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Season of Storms

    • Written by: Andrzej Sapkowski, David A French - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Enter the world of The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski, New York Times best-selling author and winner of the world fantasy award for lifetime achievement. Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, one of the few capable of hunting the monsters that prey on humanity. A mutant who is tasked with killing unnatural beings. He uses magical signs, potions, and the pride of every Witcher - two swords, steel, and silver. But a contract has gone wrong, and Geralt finds himself without his signature weapons.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely amazing!

    • By Alexander Weber on 2018-11-02

    Price: CDN$ 32.86

    • Written in My Own Heart's Blood

    • Outlander, Book 8
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 45 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 141

    Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to 1743 Scotland, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for a young soldier, James Fraser.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Never tire of these stories - Wonderful

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-06-13

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • The Power

    • Written by: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Naomi Alderman, Thomas Judd, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85

    'She throws her head back and pushes her chest forward and lets go a huge blast right into the centre of his body. The rivulets and streams of red scarring run across his chest and up around his throat. She'd put her hand on his heart and stopped him dead.' Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • makes you think

    • By Laura Anderson on 2019-02-14

    Price: CDN$ 27.21

    • Shadows of Self

    • Written by: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 156

    With The Alloy of Law, Brandon Sanderson surprised listeners with a New York Times best-selling spinoff of his Mistborn audiobooks, set after the action of the trilogy, in a period corresponding to late 19th-century America. The trilogy's heroes are now figures of myth and legend, even objects of religious veneration. They are succeeded by wonderful new characters, chief among them Waxillium Ladrian, known as Wax, hereditary lord of House Ladrian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keep on writing Brandon!!!

    • By Susan on 2018-09-20

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

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