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    • Best Family Ever

    • By: Karen Kingsbury, Tyler Russell
    • Narrated by: Rebekkah Ross, Tara Sands
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brooke is the perfect older sister. For that reason, Kari and Ashley work hard to make their parents just as proud of them as they are of Brooke. Each girl has her own talents. Brooke is an excellent student. Kari is a great soccer player. Ashley, a talented artist. And they are always there for each other. But when the news comes that Dr. Baxter is moving the family from Ann Arbor to Bloomington, Indiana, and the Baxters need to leave the only home and friends they’ve ever known, no one is happy.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Swamplandia

    • By: Karen Russell
    • Narrated by: Ariel Sitrick, David Ackroyd
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the Florida Everglades, gator-park Swamplandia! is in trouble. Its star performer, the great beauty and champion alligator-wrestler Hilola Bigtree, has succumbed to cancer, and Ava, her resourceful but terrified 13-year-old daughter, is left in charge with her two siblings. But Ava's sister has embarked on a romantic relationship with a ghost, her brother has defected to a rival theme park, and her father is AWOL. And then a mysterious figure called Bird Man guides Ava into a perilous part of the swamp called the Underworl....

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Vampires in the Lemon Grove

    • By: Karen Russell
    • Narrated by: Robbie Daymond, Romy Rosemont, Michael Bybee, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    On Strong Beach, an awkward teen with a terrible haircut has a reversal of fortune when he finds artefacts from the future lining a seagulls’ nest. By the Hox River in Nebraska, a window fuels both family pride and deadly revenge. In a godforsaken barn in what they suspect is Kentucky, Presidents Eisenhower, John Adams, and Rutherford B. Hayes are bemused to find themselves reincarnated as horses.

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Vampires

    • The Recent Undead
    • By: Charlaine Harris, Rachel Caine, Jeanne C. Stein, and others
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin, Jonathan Davis, Khristine Hvam, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    The undead are more alive today than ever. Immortal? Indeed! Nothing has sunk its teeth into 21st century popular culture as pervasively as the vampire. The fangsters have the freedom to fly across all genres and all mediums - there''s even apps for vamps. Whether roaming into romance, haunting horror, sneaking into science fiction, capering into humor, meandering through mystery - no icon is more versatile than the vampire.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Badly formatted, mostly unoriginal, a few good'uns

    • By ZenGwen on 10-05-12

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The New Yorker, June 9th & 16th 2014: Part 1 (Haruki Murakami, Karen Russell, Ramona Ausubel)

    • By: Haruki Murakami, Karen Russell, Ramona Ausubel
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    "Literature and Life", by Rebecca Mead; "Fathers and Sons", by Tad Friend; "Yesterday", by Haruki Murakami; "The Bad Graft", by Karen Russell; "You Can Find Love Now", by Ramona Ausubel; "Good Legs", by Joshua Ferris; and "Tales Retold", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: £2.17

    • The New Yorker, June 8th & 15th 2015: Part 1 (Zadie Smith, Karen Russell, Anthony Lane)

    • By: Zadie Smith, Karen Russell, Anthony Lane
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
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    In this issue: "Telling the Story", by Amy Davidson; "Yours Truly", by Rebecca Mead; "Go Ask Alice", by Anthony Lane; "Escape from New York", by Zadie Smith; "The Prospectors", by Karen Russell; "Where the Boys Are", by Emily Nussbaum; and "Crackups", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: £5.79

    • All the Little Foxes

    • By: Karen Elizabeth Russell
    • Narrated by: Sheri Sheridan
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Can anything ever come between true friendship? Look out world, a new group of memorable and fun-loving characters have just entered the scene. Edgar and Jules are two fox cubs who are self-proclaimed best friends for life. Each fox has always been there for the other, through thick and thin. The foxes are growing up fast, and are entering into the fifth grade this year - with each one believing nothing can change this friendship, and everything will always stay the same.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The New Yorker

    • Debut Fiction
    • By: Uwem Akpan, Karen Russell, Justin Tussing
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
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    The New Yorker's special Debut Fiction collection features three very different stories by writers who have yet to publish a book: "An Ex-Mas Feast" by Uwem Akpan, the day-to-day struggles and conflicts of a street family in Nairobi, dependent on the money their 12-year-old daughter brings in as a prostitute; "Haunting Olivia" by Karen Russell, a tale of two brothers searching the water for their dead sister; and "The Laser Age" by Justin Tussing.

    Regular price: £6.29