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    • The Fellowship of the Ring

    • Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 215

    The Fellowship of the Ring, the first volume in the trilogy, tells of the fateful power of the One Ring. It begins a magnificent tale of adventure that will plunge the members of the Fellowship of the Ring into a perilous quest and set the stage for the ultimate clash between the powers of good and evil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • unreal!

    • By Connor on 2017-10-31

    Regular price: CDN$ 50.93

    • Outlander

    • Outlander, Book 1
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 32 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 158

    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

    Regular price: CDN$ 47.03

    • The Hobbit

    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 150

    Like every other hobbit, Bilbo Baggins likes nothing better than a quiet evening in his snug hole in the ground, dining on a sumptuous dinner in front of a fire. But when a wandering wizard captivates him with tales of the unknown, Bilbo becomes restless. Soon he joins the wizard’s band of homeless dwarves in search of giant spiders, savage wolves, and other dangers. Bilbo quickly tires of the quest for adventure and longs for the security of his familiar home. But before he can return to his life of comfort, he must face the greatest threat of all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Reader Possible

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-01-15

    Regular price: CDN$ 37.04

    • The Two Towers

    • Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    The Two Towers is the second volume of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic saga, The Lord of the Rings. The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed. Meanwhile, at Helm’s Deep and Isengard, the first great battles of the War of the Ring take shape. In this splendid, unabridged audio production of Tolkien’s great work, all the inhabitants of a magical universe - hobbits, elves, and wizards - spring to life. Rob Inglis’ narration has been praised as a masterpiece of audio.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cornerstone of fantasy literature.

    • By CK DeGraaf on 2018-02-17

    Regular price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Return of the King

    • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • even better than the movie!

    • By Skye Curtis on 2018-03-13

    Regular price: CDN$ 46.30

    • Drums of Autumn

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 44 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 98

    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

    Regular price: CDN$ 56.44

    • Age of War

    • The Legends of the First Empire, Book 3
    • Written by: Michael J. Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The epic battle between humankind and their godlike rulers finally ignites in the masterful follow-up to Age of Myth and Age of Swords. The alliance of humans and renegade Fhrey is fragile - and about to be tested as never before. As the Fhrey overlords marshal their army and sorcerers to crush the rebellion, old loyalties will be challenged while fresh conspiracies will threaten to undo all that Persephone has accomplished. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sullivan : when does the next book come out????

    • By janet on 2018-07-13

    Regular price: CDN$ 43.85

    • A Really Good Day

    • How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
    • Written by: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Ayelet Waldman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    When a small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll", Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her mood storms have become intolerably severe; she has tried nearly every medication possible; her husband and children are suffering with her. So she opens the vial, places two drops on her tongue, and joins the ranks of an underground but increasingly vocal group of scientists and civilians successfully using therapeutic microdoses of LSD.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • lovely book and great performance

    • By A. Rahmani on 2018-07-14
    • How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
    • Written by: Ayelet Waldman
    • Narrated by: Ayelet Waldman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 2017-01-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 28.21

    • The Fiery Cross

    • Outlander, Book 5
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 55 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    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

    Regular price: CDN$ 65.85

    • Voyager

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 43 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    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

    Regular price: CDN$ 56.44

    • A Breath of Snow and Ashes

    • Outlander, Book 6
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 57 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes continues the saga of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century, time-traveling wife, Claire. The year is 1772, and the rift between Britain and its American colonies has put a frightening word into the minds of all concerned: revolution. In the backwoods of North Carolina, violence has already reared its ugly head, as cabins have been burned to the ground. To preserve the colony for King George III, the governor pleads with Jamie to bring the people together and restore peace. But Jamie has the burden of knowing that war cannot be avoided.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great story

    • By Heather Graham on 2018-06-05

    Regular price: CDN$ 65.85

    • Do Not Say We Have Nothing

    • Written by: Madeleine Thien
    • Narrated by: Angela Lin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Madeleine Thien's new novel is breathtaking in scope and ambition, even as it is hauntingly intimate. With the ease and skill of a master storyteller, Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations - those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution in the mid-20th century; and the children of the survivors, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square in 1989, in one of the most important political moments of the past century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • reader speaks very slowly

    • By 4_the_Burds on 2017-10-17

    Regular price: CDN$ 50.93

    • Medicine Walk

    • Written by: Richard Wagamese
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 50
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      5 out of 5 stars 50

    By the celebrated author of Canada Reads Finalist Indian Horse, a stunning new novel that has all the timeless qualities of a classic, as it tells the universal story of a father/son struggle in a fresh, utterly memorable way, set in dramatic landscape of the BC Interior. For male and female readers equally, for readers of Joseph Boyden, Cormac McCarthy, Thomas King, Russell Banks, and general literary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reaches into your soul and grabs your heart

    • By Georgina on 2018-03-14

    Regular price: CDN$ 32.92

    • Dragonfly in Amber

    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 38 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 106

    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

    Regular price: CDN$ 56.44

    • Factfulness

    • Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    • Written by: Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling
    • Narrated by: Richard Harries
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32

    Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of carrying only opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends - what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school - we systematically get the answers wrong. In Factfulness, professor of international health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two longtime collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read!

    • By tinnikj on 2018-06-07

    Regular price: CDN$ 30.69

    • Abaddon's Gate

    • Written by: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 18 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    The alien artifact working through its program under the clouds of Venus has appeared in Uranus's orbit, where it has built a massive gate that leads to a starless dark. Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante are part of a vast flotilla of scientific and military ships going out to examine the artifact. But behind the scenes, a complex plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its core. As the emissaries of the human race try to find whether the gate is an opportunity or a threat, the greatest danger is the one they brought with them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this series!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-11-11

    Regular price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Wealthy Barber

    • Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent
    • Written by: David Chilton
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    A frequent guest on national TV and radio shows, David Chilton is widely praised for his ability to combine humor and common sense to show people the simplicity of sound financial planning. This updated edition of one of the biggest-selling financial-planning books will help you straighten out the complex twists and turns of personal finance on the road to monetary independence. Chilton shows you how to get rich slowly and steadily - even if your salary is average!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good tips for the modern American, Canadian so so

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-02-23
    • Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent
    • Written by: David Chilton
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 2011-06-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 52 ratings

    Regular price: CDN$ 28.21

    • The Good Fight

    • Written by: Danielle Steel
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The daughter and granddaughter of prominent Manhattan lawyers, Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything: top schools, elite social circles, the perfect marriage. Spending her childhood in Germany as her father prosecutes Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials, Meredith soaks up the conflict between good and evil as it plays out in real time. When her family returns to the United States, she begins blazing her own trail, swimming against the tides, spurred on by her freethinking liberal grandfather, determined to become a lawyer despite her traditional, conservative father's objections.

    Regular price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Persepolis Rising

    • Written by: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 20 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 135

    The seventh novel in James S. A. Corey's New York Times best-selling Expanse series - now a major television series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • glad they put the story back on track

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-12-16

    Regular price: CDN$ 51.73

    • Written in My Own Heart's Blood

    • Outlander, Book 8
    • Written by: Diana Gabaldon
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 44 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 51

    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
    • superb author, superb narrator

    • By Darlene Mann on 2018-06-30

    Regular price: CDN$ 47.03

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