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    • To Kill a Kingdom

    • Written by: Alexandra Christo
    • Narrated by: Jacob York, Stephanie Willis
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of 17 princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe most - a human. Robbed of her song, Lira has until the winter solstice to deliver Prince Elian's heart to the Sea Queen and or remain a human forever.

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    • Prefectly Chilling!

    • By Steph Marie on 2018-09-14

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Awesomeness

    • An Amateur Potpourri of a How-to Guide
    • Written by: Andrew Syrios
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a how-to guide for awesomeness, albeit told from someone who struggles to attain such a glorious ideal. The book outlines 24 different methods for improving one's life using a variety of studies, books, concepts, and good old personal experience to do so. The book highlights five major areas of life: productivity, conquering fear, wellness, relationships, and money and provides practical steps to improve each. It is my sincerest hope that this book will aid its listeners along the path to achieve the awesomeness each of us deserves.

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • The Death Committee

    • Written by: Noah Gordon
    • Narrated by: Jon Paulo Vargas, Brian Troxell, Jacob York, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three young men from different backgrounds have graduated from medical schools and have become surgical fellows at a leading teaching hospital in Boston. They learn to become surgeons, to communicate with patients and families, and to be observed and appraised by their peers and professors on daily rounds. And each month, each attends the meeting of the Mortality Conference, known to all as the Death Committee, which examines every patient loss for possible human error, in order to prevent it from happening again.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By NovaLady on 2018-08-17

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Grief Cottage

    • Written by: Gail Godwin
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The haunting tale of a desolate cottage, and the hair-thin junction between this life and the next, from best-selling National Book Award finalist Gail Godwin. After his mother's death, 11-year-old Marcus is sent to live on a small South Carolina island with his great aunt, a reclusive painter with a haunted past. Aunt Charlotte, otherwise a woman of few words, points out a ruined cottage, telling Marcus she had visited it regularly after she'd moved there 30 years ago because it matched the ruin of her own life.

    Price: CDN$ 21.48

    • Us Kids Know

    • Written by: JJ Strong
    • Narrated by: Pat Young, Jacob York, Casey Holloway
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When storied delinquent Cullen Hickson enters the orbit of the O'Dell siblings, everything changes. Bri and Ray find an alluring, addictive outlet in Cullen, who opens their eyes to a world they didn't know existed. For Ray, that means experiencing the singular thrill of crime - from breaking and entering to grand theft auto - while Bri quickly dives into an all-consuming romance with the enigmatic upperclassman.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Certain Dark Things

    • Written by: M.J. Pack
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In her debut short story collection, M.J. Pack offers up a new breed of terror sure to delight any true horror fan. Don’t miss out on tales of telepathic twins, a campfire ghost story gone terribly wrong, pills that induce life-threatening nightmares, and the disturbing new sideshow at Coney Island: Lady Alligator. Take a haunting trip down infamous Bubblehead Road and follow Danny around the country as he’s pursued by unseen (and unrelenting) creatures.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • The Kids Don't Stand a Chance

    • Growing Up in Teach for America
    • Written by: Harris Sockel
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As a 22-year-old teacher with Teach For America - a program that puts college grads in front of the country's poorest children - Harris Sockel grew up in the same room as his students. From spending exorbitant amounts of money on neon-colored card stock to watching parents pull their kids from his class because he looked too young to teach, he saw the baffling, bleak, and very human side of the way we approach poverty in school.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • u up?

    • A Guide to Being Textually Active in Your 20s
    • Written by: Thought Catalog
    • Narrated by: Summer McCusker, Jacob York
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    If you're single and have a phone, chances are you've been subjected to the wonderful world of dating in the digital age. These days it seems like no one wants to commit to each other; everyone just wants to pick over the proverbial dating buffet and keep their options wide open. Between Tinder, OkCupid, casual sex, avoiding the "what are we" talk, and the inevitable and oh-so-charming "u up?" text, it can be a bizarre world to navigate. Luckily, we're all in this together.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • Hollywood Ending

    • Mutations of Money at the End of the Movie Industry
    • Written by: Michael Thomsen
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hollywood Ending is an on-the-ground history of the beginning of the end for movies, from the lush offices of Michael Ovitz's talent management company to the plucky production of cult hit Donnie Darko. Using his own attempts to get a film financed, Michael Thomsen recounts the cultural decay, doomed optimism, and abusive narcissism that helped take one of the greatest cultural institutions of the 20th century to the brink of decline.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • The Storm Witch

    • Written by: C. I. Kemp
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The last storm brought death and famine to the rural town at the heart of this story. Now another storm is brewing, and many believe it to be the work of spiteful Old Lady Deakins. In this dark and unpredictable tale, the woman assumed to be responsible for the storm might be the only one able to lift the town's curse.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • Start-Up

    • Written by: Olen Steinhauer
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Olen Steinhauer's crafty story - "The Start-Up" - begins as an affectionate recounting by Tom, a down-on-his-luck graduate caring for his sick mother and reconnecting with his awkward friend, Jerry McLaughlin. Jerry lives in a relative's basement in Chicago, and over the intervening months the two young men strategize Jerry's seemingly innocuous plan to become a supervillain in the spirit of Bond greats like Blofeld.

    Price: CDN$ 6.01

    • Who We Were

    • Written by: Kelly Elliott
    • Narrated by: Jacob York, Maria Liatis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My Papai always said wine made everything better. Countless times he uttered those familiar words to me - "The Merlot will melt your problems away, meu amor. With a good bottle of wine in your hand, you hold the magical key to anything you want." I believed my father wholeheartedly, until my world came crashing down on me at 24 years old. It wasn't going to take wine to help Brody and I find our way back to one another. It was going to take fighting...not only for our love - but for my life.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Erasure

    • Written by: JC Hemphill
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With Hurricane Madison barreling toward Aberdeen, Georgia, the Hurst family scrambles to prepare their home for the coming gale. But as the eye of the storm approaches, Cooper Hurst becomes all too aware that their household will have to endure far more than wind and rain. Creepy and atmospheric, JC Hemphill's Erasure is a dark thrill from start to finish.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • Make and Break

    • Written by: Michael Frayn
    • Narrated by: Rosalind Ayres, Allan Corduner, David Ellenstein, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
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    From the author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rosalind Ayres, Allan Corduner, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, Robin Goodrin Nordli, James Warwick and Michael York.

    Price: CDN$ 8.71

    • Love on Lithium

    • Written by: Taylor Beck
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What happens when you tell your girlfriend you have bipolar disorder? Taylor Beck's searingly honest essay details everything from his past relationships to the steps leading up to his most recent confession - and his girlfriend's surprising response. Whether or not listeners have personal experience with mental illness, it's hard not to draw inspiration from Beck's words and to root for him through his ups and downs.

    Price: CDN$ 4.02

    • Funny Story

    • The Incomplete Works of Topher Payne
    • Written by: Topher Payne
    • Narrated by: Topher Payne, Shelly McCook, Jo Howarth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
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    Award-winning playwright and essayist Topher Payne selects his favorite scenes, essays, and stories, many available in print for the very first time. Delight in this hilarious and often surprisingly sweet world populated by Payne's signature brand of well-intentioned sociopaths.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • You Don't See the Other Person Looking Back

    • Written by: Michael Lowenthal
    • Narrated by: Jacob York
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    What's it like to be both blind and gay? How does romance work for those who, despite this double disorientation from the mainstream, are certain of their sexual identity? To find out, Michael Lowenthal signs up for the Rainbow Bear Valentine's Cruise and joins a group of blind gay men, along with their human and canine companions, for a weeklong Mexican sail on the Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96