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  • "The Little Prince UNABRIDGED"

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    Everyone should read this book, it reminds you about your inner child, about the simple things in life, the things we see everyday but do not notice, about life and death.

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    The Little Prince

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.

    Rebecca says: "Every Adult should listen to this book"
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  • Tales from the Norse Legends

    "absolute charm!"

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    very interesting and enjoyable, a great way to spend a couple of hours. this book was expertly read and the stories have that certain charm, i recommend this for all ages (maybe not 40+)

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  • 4.3 (41 ratings)
    The Little Prince (






UNABRIDGED) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery Narrated by Humphrey Bower
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    The Little Prince

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.

    Rebecca says: "Every Adult should listen to this book"
  • 4.5 (23 ratings)
    Tales from the Norse Legends (






UNABRIDGED) by Edward Ferrie Narrated by Benjamin Soames
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    Tales from the Norse Legends

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    • By Edward Ferrie
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    The tales of the Norse gods, of the giants, demons, trolls and dwarves, still have the power to fascinate more than a thousand years after they were first told. Here are the stories of the one-eyed god Odin, Tyr the god of war, of the cunning Loki, of Thor the mighty thunder god and a host of others.

    Jonathan says: "myth magic"
  • 4.1 (18 ratings)
    Don Quixote (






UNABRIDGED) by Miguel de Cervantes, Tobias Smollett (translator) Narrated by Robert Whitfield
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    Don Quixote

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    • By Miguel de Cervantes, Tobias Smollett (translator)
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    Don Quixote, the world's first novel and by far the best-known book in Spanish literature, was originally intended by Cervantes as a satire on traditional popular ballads, yet he also parodied the romances of chivalry. By happy coincidence he produced one of the most entertaining adventure stories of all time and, in Don Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, two of the greatest characters in fiction.

    Anthony says: "Much stranger than I thought"
  • 3.9 (16 ratings)
    The Firework-Maker's Daughter (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip Pullman Narrated by Nigel Lambert
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    The Firework-Maker's Daughter

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    • By Philip Pullman
    • Narrated By Nigel Lambert
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    What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is...a Firework-Maker! But firework-making is not just about being able to make Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There is also one special secret: every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Not knowing that she needs special protection to survive the Fire-Fiend's flames, Lila sets off alone. Her friends Chulak and Hamlet, the King's white elephants, race after her. But can they reach her in time?

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  • 3.5 (11 ratings)
    Fifty Famous Fairy Tales (






UNABRIDGED) by Adapted by Rosemary Kingston Narrated by Marguerite Gavin
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    Fifty Famous Fairy Tales

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    • By Adapted by Rosemary Kingston
    • Narrated By Marguerite Gavin
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    Here is a timeless and wonderful collection from the best sources of fairy tales: Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and Antoine Galland.

    Keith says: "Very good with lots of original stories"
  • The House of Hades: Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Nick Chamian
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    The House of Hades: Heroes of Olympus, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Nick Chamian
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    The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them. Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain - in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.

  • The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
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    The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
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    The explosive third part in Rick Riordan's number-one series - set in the world of Percy Jackson - now available as an unabridged audio download. One fatal prophecy. Seven brave demigods. A quest to find - and close - the door of death.

  • The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
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    The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
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    Penguin presents, this downloadable, unabridged audiobook edition of the second title in this number one, bestselling spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson's reality, which pretty much sucks for him. Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But they're the least of his problems.

  • The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
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    The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
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    Penguin presents this downloadable audiobook edition, of the number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. Old Enemies awaken as Camp Half-Blood's new arrivals prepare for war. When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives.

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  • The Little Prince (






UNABRIDGED) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery Narrated by Humphrey Bower
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    The Little Prince

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs)
    • By Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
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    (41)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (13)

    A pilot stranded in the desert awakes one morning to see, standing before him, the most extraordinary little fellow. "Please," asks the stranger, "draw me a sheep." And the pilot realizes that when life's events are too difficult to understand, there is no choice but to succumb to their mysteries. He pulls out pencil and paper... And thus begins this wise and enchanting fable that, in teaching the secret of what is really important in life, has changed forever the world for its readers.

    Rebecca says: "Every Adult should listen to this book"
  • The Firework-Maker's Daughter (






UNABRIDGED) by Philip Pullman Narrated by Nigel Lambert
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    The Firework-Maker's Daughter

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    • By Philip Pullman
    • Narrated By Nigel Lambert
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    What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is...a Firework-Maker! But firework-making is not just about being able to make Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There is also one special secret: every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Not knowing that she needs special protection to survive the Fire-Fiend's flames, Lila sets off alone. Her friends Chulak and Hamlet, the King's white elephants, race after her. But can they reach her in time?

  • Popular Tales from the Norse (






UNABRIDGED) by George Webbe Dasent Narrated by Daniel Thomas May
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    Popular Tales from the Norse

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    • By George Webbe Dasent
    • Narrated By Daniel Thomas May
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    This is George Dasent's classic collection of Scandinavian folklore. This is not about Norse mythology per se; so if you are looking for tales of Odin, Loki, and Freya etc., you will have to look elsewhere. Rather, this is an anthology of folk tales, similar to the Grimm Brothers', or Campbell's Popular Tales of the West Highlands. All of the usual suspects are in place, including giants, trolls, witches, evil step-siblings, magical boons and tasks, and anthropomorphic animals.

  • The Sorcery Code: Volume 1: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue (






UNABRIDGED) by Dima Zales, Anna Zaires Narrated by Emily Durante
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    The Sorcery Code: Volume 1: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue

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    • By Dima Zales, Anna Zaires
    • Narrated By Emily Durante
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    Once a respected member of the Sorcerer Council and now an outcast, Blaise has spent the last year of his life working on a special magical object. The goal is to allow anyone to do magic, not just the sorcerer elite. The outcome of his quest is unlike anything he could've ever imagined - because, instead of an object, he creates Her.

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  • Tales from the Norse Legends (






UNABRIDGED) by Edward Ferrie Narrated by Benjamin Soames
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    Tales from the Norse Legends

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated By Benjamin Soames
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    (23)
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    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    The tales of the Norse gods, of the giants, demons, trolls and dwarves, still have the power to fascinate more than a thousand years after they were first told. Here are the stories of the one-eyed god Odin, Tyr the god of war, of the cunning Loki, of Thor the mighty thunder god and a host of others.

    Jonathan says: "myth magic"
  • Secret of the Andes (






UNABRIDGED) by Ann Nolan Clark Narrated by Scott Peterson
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    Secret of the Andes

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    • By Ann Nolan Clark
    • Narrated By Scott Peterson
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    An Indian boy who tends llamas in a hidden valley in Peru learns the traditions and secrets of his Inca ancestors.

  • Don Quixote (






UNABRIDGED) by Miguel de Cervantes, Tobias Smollett (translator) Narrated by Robert Whitfield
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    Don Quixote

    • UNABRIDGED (36 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Miguel de Cervantes, Tobias Smollett (translator)
    • Narrated By Robert Whitfield
    Overall
    (18)
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    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Don Quixote, the world's first novel and by far the best-known book in Spanish literature, was originally intended by Cervantes as a satire on traditional popular ballads, yet he also parodied the romances of chivalry. By happy coincidence he produced one of the most entertaining adventure stories of all time and, in Don Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, two of the greatest characters in fiction.

    Anthony says: "Much stranger than I thought"
  • Altdorf: The Forest Knights, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by J.K. Swift Narrated by Brad Wills
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    Altdorf: The Forest Knights, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By J.K. Swift
    • Narrated By Brad Wills
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    A wild land too mountainous to be tamed by plows...A Duke of the Holy Roman Empire, his cunning overshadowed only by his ambition...A young Priestess of the Old Religion, together with a charismatic outlaw, sparking a rebellion from deep within the forests...And an ex-Hospitaller caught between them all. At the end of the thirteenth century, five hundred orphans and second sons are rounded up from villages in the Alpine countryside and sold to the Hospitaller Knights of St John. Trained to serve as Soldiers of Christ, they fight in eastern lands they know nothing about, for a cause they do not understand.

  • The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
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    The Mark of Athena: Heroes of Olympus, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    The explosive third part in Rick Riordan's number-one series - set in the world of Percy Jackson - now available as an unabridged audio download. One fatal prophecy. Seven brave demigods. A quest to find - and close - the door of death.

  • The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
    Play The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2

    The Son of Neptune: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Penguin presents, this downloadable, unabridged audiobook edition of the second title in this number one, bestselling spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson's reality, which pretty much sucks for him. Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But they're the least of his problems.

  • The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Joshua Swanson
    Play The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1

    The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Joshua Swanson
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (7)

    Penguin presents this downloadable audiobook edition, of the number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. Old Enemies awaken as Camp Half-Blood's new arrivals prepare for war. When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives.

  • The House of Hades: Heroes of Olympus, Book 4 (






UNABRIDGED) by Rick Riordan Narrated by Nick Chamian
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    The House of Hades: Heroes of Olympus, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Rick Riordan
    • Narrated By Nick Chamian
    Overall
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    (5)
    Story
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    The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there'll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there's a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them. Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain - in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.

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  • Arrow Through the Axes (






UNABRIDGED) by Patrick Bowman Narrated by Gerard Doyle
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    Arrow Through the Axes

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Patrick Bowman
    • Narrated By Gerard Doyle
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    The slave Alexi, now free of his Greek captors, infiltrates the Greek strongholds of the Bronze Age in search of his sister. In so doing he participates in the stories of Orestes, son of Agamemnon, as he seeks revenge for his father's murder, and of Telemachus, son of Odysseus, who lands on Ithaca, the home island of Odysseus, just in time to witness the arrival of a mysterious stranger. As Alexi comes to understand the damage that the Trojan War has visited upon its victors, both he and the listener are forced to confront an unpleasant truth, while Alexi must decide where his allegiance really lies.

  • The Sorcery Code: Volume 1: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue (






UNABRIDGED) by Dima Zales, Anna Zaires Narrated by Emily Durante
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    The Sorcery Code: Volume 1: A Fantasy Novel of Magic, Romance, Danger, and Intrigue

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Dima Zales, Anna Zaires
    • Narrated By Emily Durante
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    Once a respected member of the Sorcerer Council and now an outcast, Blaise has spent the last year of his life working on a special magical object. The goal is to allow anyone to do magic, not just the sorcerer elite. The outcome of his quest is unlike anything he could've ever imagined - because, instead of an object, he creates Her.

  • The Iron Queen: Daughters of Zeus, Book 3 (






UNABRIDGED) by Kaitlin Bevis Narrated by Kaitlin Bevis
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    The Iron Queen: Daughters of Zeus, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Kaitlin Bevis
    • Narrated By Kaitlin Bevis
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    Captured and tortured beyond the limits of her resolve, Persephone must find the power to stand against Zeus. But will she be strong enough? Persephone never thought of herself as dangerous, but there's a reason gods never marry for love. A being with the power to destroy all of creation shouldn't place more value in one individual than the rest of the planet. But Hades...Hades would break the world for her. To save the world and stop both Hades and Zeus, Persephone must make a difficult choice. One that may cost her everything.