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    • A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Jackie Copleton
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding is a heart-wrenching debut novel of family, forgiveness, and the exquisite pain of love. When Amaterasu Takahashi opens the door of her Philadelphia home to a badly scarred man claiming to be her grandson, she doesn't believe him. Her grandson and her daughter, Yuko, perished nearly 40 years ago during the bombing of Nagasaki. But the man carries with him a collection of sealed private letters that open a box of family secrets Ama had sworn to leave behind when she fled Japan.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • Convenience Store Woman

    • Written by: Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori - translator
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Tokyo resident Keiko Furukara has never fit in - neither in her family, nor in school - but when at the age of 18 she begins working at the Hiiromachi branch of national convenience store chain Smile Mart, she realizes instantly that she has found her purpose in life. Delighted to be able to exist in a place where the rules of social interaction are crystal clear (many are laid out line-by-line in the store's manual), Keiko does her best to copy the dress, mannerisms, and mode of speech of her colleagues, playing the part of a "normal" person excellently, more or less.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Alienation in a compact novel

    • By JohnS on 2019-05-20

    Price: CDN$ 26.28

    • The Outside

    • Written by: Ada Hoffmann
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Autistic scientist Yasira Shien has developed a radical new energy drive that could change the future of humanity. But when she activates it, reality warps, destroying the space station and everyone aboard. The AI gods who rule the galaxy declare her work heretical, and Yasira is abducted by their agents. Instead of simply executing her, they offer mercy - if she'll help them hunt down a bigger target: her own mysterious, vanished mentor. With her homeworld's fate in the balance, Yasira must choose who to trust: the gods and their ruthless post-human angels, or a rebel scientist....

    Price: CDN$ 43.85

    • Warcross

    • Written by: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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    For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. The obsession started 10 years ago, and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good book!

    • By Kolton Barnhill on 2019-05-10
    • Written by: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Series: Warcross, Book 1
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 2017-09-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 28 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 51.75

    • Wildcard

    • Warcross Series, Book 2
    • Written by: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side. Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew. But Emika soon learns that Zero isn't all that he seems.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic

    • By Pixiled on 2018-11-30
    • Warcross Series, Book 2
    • Written by: Marie Lu
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Series: Warcross, Book 2
    • Length: 10 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 2018-09-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 48.25

    • Severance

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Ling Ma
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she’s had her fill of uncertainty. She’s content just to carry on: She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen-targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend. So Candace barely notices when a plague of biblical proportions sweeps New York.

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Ling Ma
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 2018-08-14
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • The Valley of Amazement

    • Written by: Amy Tan
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu, Joyce Bean, Amy Tan
    • Length: 24 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Shanghai, 1912. Violet Minturn is the privileged daughter of the American madam of the city's most exclusive courtesan house. But when the Ching dynasty is overturned, Violet is separated from her mother in a cruel act of chicanery and forced to become a "virgin courtesan." Half-Chinese and half-American, Violet grapples with her place in the worlds of East and West - until she is able to merge her two halves, empowering her to become a shrewd courtesan who excels in the business of seduction and illusion, though she still struggles to understand who she is.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not amy tan's usual

    • By alexandra e noga on 2018-07-23

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Passion on Park Avenue

    • The Central Park Pact
    • Written by: Lauren Layne
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu, Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For as long as she can remember, Bronx-born Naomi Powell has had one goal: to prove her worth among the Upper East Side elite - the same people for which her mom worked as a housekeeper. Now, as the strong-minded, sassy CEO of one of the biggest jewelry empires in the country, Naomi finally has exactly what she wants - but it’s going to take more than just the right address to make Manhattan’s upper class stop treating her like an outsider. 

    Price: CDN$ 21.30

    • Women in Clothes

    • Written by: Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leanne Shapton, and others
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Karen Sepulveda, Keisha Zollar, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A book unlike any other, Women in Clothes is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities - famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old - on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives. It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than 50 questions designed to prompt women to think more deeply about their personal style.

    Price: CDN$ 39.44

    • Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    • The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution
    • Written by: Helen Zia
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 17 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The dramatic real-life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution. Benny must decide either to escape to Hong Kong or navigate the intricacies of a newly Communist China. Annuo, forced to flee with her father, a defeated Nationalist official, becomes an unwelcome exile in Taiwan. The financially strapped Ho fights deportation from the US in order to continue his studies while his family struggles at home. Bing, given away by her poor parents, faces the prospect of a new life among strangers in America.

    Price: CDN$ 30.69

    • Undead and Unemployed

    • Queen Betsy, Book 2
    • Written by: MaryJanice Davidson
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Betsy Taylor needs a job and amazingly lands the perfect one: selling designer shoes at Macy's. But the other vamps, including sexy Sinclair, don't want their queen selling shoes. And the vampire hunters are becoming a real pain, murdering innocent vampires. It seems that everyone wants something from Betsy.

    Price: CDN$ 35.71

    • Undead and Unappreciated

    • Queen Betsy, Book 3
    • Written by: MaryJanice Davidson
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In between running her vampire nightclub and hunting down the perfect pair of shoes, Betsy learns her long-lost half-sister Laura is actually the spawn of Satan. Complicating matters, prophesy states that the devil's offspring and the queen of the vampires are destined to rule the world together.

    Price: CDN$ 23.14

    • Stealing Worlds

    • Written by: Karl Schroeder
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sura Neelin is on the run from her creditors, from her past, and her father's murderers. She can't get a job, she can't get a place to live, she can't even walk down the street: the total surveillance society that is mid-21st-century America means that every camera and every pair of smart glasses is her enemy. But Sura might have a chance in the alternate reality of the games. People can disappear in the LARP game worlds, into the alternate economy of Notchcoin and blockchains. 

    Price: CDN$ 39.46

    • Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword

    • Written by: Henry Lien
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Peasprout Chen dreams of becoming a legend of wu liu, the deadly and beautiful art of martial arts figure skating. As the first students from the rural country of Shin to attend Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, Peasprout and her little brother Cricket have some pretty big skates to fill. Tensions rise when the dazzling pearl buildings of the Academy are vandalized and outsider Peasprout is blamed for the attacks by her rivals...and even some friends. Now, she must uncover the true vandal to ensure peace between Shin and Pearl - all while becoming a champion.

    Price: CDN$ 39.46

    • Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach

    • Written by: Kelly Robson
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In 2267, Earth has just begun to recover from worldwide ecological disasters. Minh is part of the generation that first moved back up to the surface of the Earth from the underground hells. She's spent her entire life restoring river ecosystems, but lately, the kind of long-term restoration projects Minh works on have been stalled due to the invention of time travel. When she gets the opportunity take a team to 2000 BC to survey the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, she jumps at the chance to uncover the secrets of the shadowy think tank that controls time travel technology. 

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Burning Ridge

    • A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery, Book 4
    • Written by: Margaret Mizushima
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Colorado's Redstone Ridge is a place of extraordinary beauty, but this rugged mountain wilderness harbors a horrifying secret. When a charred body is discovered in a shallow grave on the ridge, officer Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner, Robo, are called in to spearhead the investigation. But this is no ordinary crime - and it soon becomes clear Mattie has a close personal connection to the dead man.  

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • Out of a Far Country

    • A Gay Son's Journey to God. A Broken Mother's Search for Hope
    • Written by: Christopher Yuan
    • Narrated by: Christopher Yuan, Nancy Wu
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Christopher Yuan, the son of Chinese immigrants, discovered at an early age that he was different. He was attracted to other boys. As he grew into adulthood, his mother, Angela, hoped to control the situation. Instead she found that her son and her life were spiraling out of control - and her own personal demons were determined to defeat her. Years of heartbreak, confusion, and prayer followed before the Yuans found a place of complete surrender, which is God's desire for all families.

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • Hunting Hour

    • A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery
    • Written by: Margaret Mizushima
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    Deputy Mattie Cobb is in a dark place and has withdrawn from Cole Walker and his family to work on issues from her past. When she and her K-9 partner, Robo, get called to track a missing junior high student, they find the girl dead on Smoker's Hill behind the high school, and Mattie must head to the Walker home to break the bad news. But that's only the start of trouble in Timber Creek because soon another girl goes missing - and this time it's one of Cole's daughters.

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • The Tensorate Series

    • 3 Novellas
    • Written by: JY Yang
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first book of the Tensorate series, a rebellion threatens the power of the Protectorate. Akeha, one of the twin children of the Protector, leaves the Tensorate behind and falls in with the rebels. In the second book in the Tensorate series, Sanao Mokoya has abandoned the life that once bound her. Broken by the loss of her young daughter, she now hunts deadly, sky-obscuring naga. And an investigation into atrocities committed at a classified research facility threatens to expose secrets that the Protectorate will do anything to keep hidden in the third volume. 

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Eona

    • The Last Dragoneye
    • Written by: Alison Goodman
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Once she was Eon, a girl disguised as a boy, risking her life for the chance to become a Dragoneye apprentice. Now she is Eona, the Mirror Dragoneye, her country’s savior — but she has an even more dangerous secret .She cannot control her power. Each time she tries to bond with her Mirror Dragon, she becomes a conduit for the ten spirit dragons whose Dragoneyes were murdered by Lord Ido.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-10-29
    • The Last Dragoneye
    • Written by: Alison Goodman
    • Narrated by: Nancy Wu
    • Series: Eon, Book 2
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 2011-04-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

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