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    • The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life, in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies
    • Written by: Geoffrey West
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
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    Visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term complexity can be misleading, however, because what makes West's discoveries so beautiful is that he has found an underlying simplicity that unites the seemingly complex and diverse phenomena of living systems, including our bodies, our cities, and our businesses.

    • The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life, in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies
    • Written by: Geoffrey West
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 19 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 2017-05-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 13 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 50.94

    • The Shock of the Fall

    • Written by: Nathan Filer
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
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    While on vacation with their parents, Matthew Homes and his older brother snuck out in the middle of the night. Only Matthew came home safely. Ten years later, Matthew tells us, he has found a way to bring his brother back... What begins as the story of a lost boy turns into a story of a brave man yearning to understand what happened that night, in the years since, and to his very person.

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • Tales of the Peculiar

    • Written by: Ransom Riggs
    • Narrated by: Simon Callow, Bruce Mann, Garrick Hagon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
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    Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales. Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar - the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops - first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his number-one best-selling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series.

    Price: CDN$ 27.79

    • Dark Eden

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Chris Beckett
    • Narrated by: Matthew Frow, Jayne Entwistle, Ione Butler, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
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    On the alien, sunless planet they call Eden, the 532 members of the Family shelter beneath the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees. Beyond the Forest lie the mountains of the Snowy Dark and a cold so bitter and a night so profound that no man has ever crossed it. The Oldest among the Family recount legends of a world where light came from the sky, where men and women made boats that could cross the stars. These ships brought us here, the Oldest say - and the Family must only wait for the travelers to return.

    Price: CDN$ 46.31

    • Aliens

    • The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
    • Written by: Jim Al-Khalili
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith, Bruce Mann, Katharine McEwan, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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    In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to ET (extraterrestrials); AI (artificial intelligence); and SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence). The debate has intensified over whether life exists outside our solar system, what that life would look like, and whether we'll ever make contact.

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • In Bed with a Stranger

    • Written by: Mary Wine
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
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    Brodick McJames is an earl in name only. To secure his clan's future he needs an English wife. Mary Stanford, daughter of the Earl of Warwickshire, will suit perfectly. He's never met her, but what matter? She'll grace his bed eventually, and once she bears his child he need see her no more.Anne Copper looks just like her noble half-sister, but she was born illegitimate, and can never forget it. The best she can hope for is to stay a serving girl in her own father's house.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Bedding the Enemy

    • Written by: Mary Wine
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
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    Laird Keir McQuade is a newcomer to his title, and has much work before him to restore the McQuade honor. Finding a wife is an excellent start. He's duty-bound to go to court and swear homage to his king anyway, a perfect opportunity - were not court women trussed in stupid fashions and corrupted with false mannerisms. Of course, not every lady hides behind a powdered face...

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • In the Warrior's Bed

    • Written by: Mary Wine
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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    Cullen McJames will not have his honor sullied, certainly not by his clan's nemesis Laird Erik McQuade. So when McQuade tells the Court of Scotland that Cullen has stolen his daughter's virtue, Cullen steals the daughter instead. Since his brother wed a fetching lass, Cullen's been thinking he, too, needs a wife. A marriage could end the constant war between the clans. And looking on Bronwyn McQuade but once has put her in his dreams for a week.... But Bronwyn won't go quietly.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Give the Dark My Love

    • Written by: Beth Revis
    • Narrated by: Mhairi Morrison, Bruce Mann
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
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    Seventeen-year-old Nedra Brysstain leaves her home in the rural, northern territories of Lunar Island to attend the prestigious Yugen Academy with only one goal in mind: master the trade of medicinal alchemy. Nedra doesn't quite fit in with the other kids at Yugen. Until she meets Greggori "Grey" Astor. Grey is immediately taken by the brilliant and stubborn Nedra, who he notices is especially invested in her studies. And that's for a good reason: A deadly plague has been sweeping through the north, and it's making its way toward the cities, and Nedra is determined to find a cure.

    Price: CDN$ 48.25

    • The Inquisitor's Tale

    • Or, the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
    • Written by: Adam Gidwitz, Benjamin Bagby
    • Narrated by: Adam Gidwitz, Vikas Adam, Benjamin Bagby, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
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    It's 1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children: William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has fled his burning village; and Jeanne, a peasant girl who hides her prophetic visions. They are accompanied by Jeanne's loyal greyhound, Gwenforte...recently brought back from the dead.

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Mother of Eden

    • Written by: Chris Beckett
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle, Bruce Mann, Heather Wilds, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 35 mins
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    Civilization has come to the alien, sunless planet its inhabitants call Eden. Just a few generations ago, the planet's 500 inhabitants huddled together in the light and warmth of the Forest's lantern trees, afraid to venture out into the cold darkness around them.

    Price: CDN$ 46.31

    • Who Was Leif Erikson?

    • Written by: Nico Medina, Who HQ
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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    Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. His father, Erik the Red, had established the first European settlement in present-day Greenland, and although he didn't yet know it, Leif was destined to embark on an adventure of his own. The wise and striking Viking landed in the area known as Vinland almost five centuries before Christopher Columbus even set sail! "Leif the Lucky" and the other fierce, sea-fearing pirates were accomplished navigators who raided foreign lands for resources, hunted for their food, and passed down Old Norse myths from one generation to the next.

    Price: CDN$ 12.27

    • Where the Light Falls

    • A Novel of the French Revolution
    • Written by: Allison Pataki, Owen Pataki
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
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    Three years after the storming of the Bastille, the streets of Paris are roiling with the spirit of revolution. The citizens of France are enlivened by the ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity. The monarchy of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette has been dismantled - with the help of the guillotine - and a new nation is rising in its place. Jean-Luc, an idealistic young lawyer, moves his wife, Marie, and their infant son from their comfortable life in Marseille to Paris in the hopes of joining the cause.

    Price: CDN$ 46.31

    • Looking for Jake

    • Stories
    • Written by: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley, Enn Reitel, Gildart Jackson, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    What William Gibson did for science fiction, China Miéville has done for fantasy, shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling, often shocking, intensity. Now from this brilliant writer comes a groundbreaking collection of stories, many of them previously unavailable in the United States, and including four never-before-published tales - one set in Miéville’s signature fantasy world of New Crobuzon.

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Three Moments of an Explosion

    • Stories
    • Written by: China Miéville
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith, Bruce Mann, Hillary Huber, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
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    London awakes one morning to find itself besieged by a sky full of floating icebergs. Destroyed oil rigs, mysteriously reborn, clamber from the sea and onto the land, driven by an obscure but violent purpose. An anatomy student cuts open a cadaver to discover impossibly intricate designs carved into a corpse's bones - designs clearly present from birth, bearing mute testimony to...what? Of such concepts and unforgettable images are made the 28 stories in this collection - many published here for the first time.

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Living with Shakespeare

    • Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors
    • Written by: Susannah Carson (editor), Harold Bloom (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Michael McConnahie, Simon Prebble, Napoleon Ryan, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs
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    Why Shakespeare? What explains our continued fascination with his poems and plays? In Living with Shakespeare, Susannah Carson invites 40 actors, directors, scholars, and writers to reflect on why his work is still such a vital part of our culture.

    Price: CDN$ 39.63

    • England's Culture Wars

    • Puritan Reformation and It's Enemies in the Interregnum, 1649-1660 
    • Written by: Bernard Capp 
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
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    Following the execution of the king in 1649, the new Commonwealth and then Oliver Cromwell set out to drive forward a puritan reformation of manners. They wanted to reform the church and its services, enforce the Sabbath, suppress Christmas, and spread the gospel. They sought to impose a stern moral discipline to regulate and reform sexual behaviour, drinking practices, language, dress, and leisure activities ranging from music and plays to football.

    Price: CDN$ 39.63

    • The City of Death

    • Written by: Sarwat Chadda
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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    Meet Ash Mistry: eighth grader, pretty good video gamer, guy with a massive crush on the beautiful Gemma... Oh, and the Eternal Warrior of the death goddess Kali. Just when Ash has settled back into his everyday London life, his friend Parvati arrives with a mission: The evil Lord Alexander Savage is plotting to steal the Koh-I-Noor diamond from England's crown jewels. Ash and Parvati manage to intercept it, but at a terrible price - Gemma's death. Outcast and heartbroken, Ash returns with Parvati to India, where he meets up with old friends and develops new powers. But he's haunted by Gemma....

    Price: CDN$ 46.31

    • Jack

    • The (Fairly) True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
    • Written by: Liesl Shurtliff
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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    All work and no play makes Jack extremely bored. And when Jack gets bored, he makes mischief. It’s not that he’s bad; he just longs for adventure - and there's nothing adventurous about toiling day and night to grow yucky green stuff. Adventure finally arrives one day in the form of giants, and soon Jack is chasing them to a land beyond the clouds, with his little sister, Annabella, in tow.

    • The (Fairly) True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
    • Written by: Liesl Shurtliff
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 2015-04-14
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    Price: CDN$ 42.61

    • Nasty Habits

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Gillian White
    • Narrated by: Bruce Mann
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
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    One secret can bury an entire family forever... Desmond is a man ill equipped for today's world. He is reclusive and unsocial, traits exacerbated by his domineering mother. As a result, Desmond is at his happiest when he's absolutely alone. During a birdwatching outing along the Devon coast, Desmond wanders into a cave. Inside, he finds something that appalls and terrifies him: a skeleton dressed in a nun's wimple.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

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