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    • Lirael

    • Daughter of the Clayr
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 434
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 333

    Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Abandoned by her mother, ignorant of her father's identity, Lirael resembles no one else in her large extended family living in the Clayr's glacier. She doesn't even have the Sight, the ability to See into the present and possibly futures, that is the very birthright of the Clayr.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Ms. H. Morris on 09-02-11

    Regular price: £26.29

    • A Wrinkle in Time

    • By: Madeleine L'Engle
    • Narrated by: Hope Davis, Ava DuVernay, Madeleine L'Engle, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 169

    Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course and goes on to tell them that there is such a thing as a "tesseract", which, if you didn't know, is a wrinkle in time. Meg's father had been experimenting with time travel when he suddenly disappeared. Will Meg, Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin outwit the forces of evil as they search through space for their father?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting for younger readers

    • By Rose on 04-08-16

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Sabriel

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 664
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520

    Ever since she was a tiny child, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the random power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who won't stay dead. But now her father, the Mage Abhorsen, is missing, and to find him Sabriel must cross back into that world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent story for parent and child

    • By Janice on 31-01-06

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Abhorsen

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Tim Curry
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 362

    Before she went to join Sam and Mogget downstairs, Lirael paused for a moment to look at herself in the tall silver mirror that hung on the wall of her room. The image that faced her bore little resemblance to the Second Assistant Librarian of the Clayr. She saw a warlike and grim young woman, dark hair bound back with a silver cord rather than hanging free to disguise her face. She no longer wore her librarian's waistcoat, and she had a long Nehima at her side rather than a library-issue dagger.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Incredible Listen

    • By Mr on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Over Sea, Under Stone

    • Book 1 of The Dark Is Rising Sequence
    • By: Susan Cooper
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104

    On holiday in Cornwall, the three children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that: it is the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark. And in searching for it themselves, the Drews put their lives in peril.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great in-car listening

    • By Northern Mummy on 25-07-15

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Thirteen Reasons Why

    • By: Jay Asher
    • Narrated by: Debra Wiseman, Joel Johnstone
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 571
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 497
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499

    Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice explains that there are 13 reasons she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Poppy on 22-01-17

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Alchemyst

    • The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1
    • By: Michael Scott
    • Narrated by: Denis O'Hare
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 153

    Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. Nearly 700 years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest alchemist of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty. The legend: Nicholas Flamel lives, but only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By susie w on 05-07-07

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Diviners

    • By: Libba Bray
    • Narrated by: January LaVoy
    • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Something dark and evil has awakened.... Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City - and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It's 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession with the occult. Evie worries her uncle will discover her darkest secret: a supernatural power that has only brought her trouble so far.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Evil rising - only psychic jazz babies can save us

    • By Beccameriel on 15-05-15

    Regular price: £31.59

    • Squirm

    • By: Carl Hiaasen
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    This summer, Billy Dickens will fly across the country, hike a mountain, float a river, dodge a grizzly bear, shoot down a spy drone, save a neighbor's cat, save an endangered panther, and then try to save his own father. Carl Hiaasen tells a wickedly funny, slightly twisted tale about families, figuring out what's really important, and knowing when (and when not) to let things go.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The master does it again!

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-10-18

    Regular price: £28.89

    • The Cheerleaders

    • By: Kara Thomas
    • Narrated by: Phoebe Strole
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    From the author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters, Kara Thomas, comes an all new edge-of-your-seat thriller. Five years ago, an eerie sequence of unrelated events left five cheerleaders dead in an upstate New York town. Monica's sister was the last to die, and now someone might be back for Monica. A rural town prepares for the anniversary of the deaths of five cheerleaders who were killed in three separate, horrific accidents, while two very different 16-year-old girls uncover long-buried truths about what really happened years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By silver on 16-08-18

    Regular price: £32.09

    • Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

    • by M. T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, Lisa Ann Sandell, Jennifer Donnelly, Linda Sue Park, Deborah Hopkinson
    • By: M.T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, and others
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds, Ann Marie Lee, full cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    If you were one of King Henry VIII's six wives, who would you be? Would you be Anne Boleyn, who literally lost her head? Would you be the subject of rumor and scandal like Catherine Howard? Or would you get away and survive like Anna of Cleves? Meet them and Henry's other queens - each bound for divorce or death - in this epic and thrilling novel that reads like fantasy but really happened.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Read

    • By J E Carrington on 05-05-18

    Regular price: £35.29

    • Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen

    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    Award-winning author Garth Nix returns to the Old Kingdom with a thrilling prequel complete with dark magic, royalty, dangerous action, a strong heroine, and flawless world-building. This epic fantasy adventure is destined to be a classic, and is perfect for fans of Game of Thrones.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ok

    • By H. Coates on 08-12-15

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales

    • By: Erik Christian Haugaard, Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: F. Murray Abraham, full cast, Michael Bacon - music
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Brought to life by Academy Award®-winning actor F. Murray Abraham and an ensemble cast of narrators, and featuring original music by Michael Bacon, this collection contains Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved fairy tales, as well as a selection of lesser-known favorites. Unlike the Brothers Grimm, who collected and retold folklore and fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen adopted the most ancient literary forms and distilled them into a genre that was uniquely his own. His fairy tales are remarkable for their sense of fantasy, power of description, and vivid imagination.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Peter Pan

    • By: J.M. Barrie
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Fly away with Peter Pan to the enchanted island of Neverland! This first chapter book adaptation of the classic novel, originally published in 1911, tells the story of the boy who never grows up. And when they join Peter on his magical island, Wendy and her brothers are in for exciting encounters with mermaids, an Indian princess, and pirates! Let the amazing adventures begin!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great listen

    • By carrie on 28-02-15

    Regular price: £18.39

    • The Time Machine

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    When a turn-of-the-century scientist travels into the distant future in his time machine, he expects to find progress and superior people. But instead he discovers a world in decay.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining with a message

    • By Lukasz Nowak on 12-04-16

    Regular price: £23.69

    • Vampire Academy

    • By: Richelle Mead
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Wolf
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school - it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic, and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, but now, they’re being dragged back to St. Vladimir’s - the very place where they’re most in danger....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love the book, narrator so-so

    • By CatrionaMayJ on 17-08-18

    Regular price: £32.09

    • Salt to the Sea

    • By: Ruta Sepetys
    • Narrated by: Jorjeana Marie, Will Damron, Cassandra Morris, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in each other tested with each step closer to safety.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • remember

    • By Anonymous User on 22-06-18

    Regular price: £30.29

    • Redwall

    • Redwall, Book 1
    • By: Brian Jacques
    • Narrated by: Brian Jacques, Full Cast
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    When Redwall was published in 1987 it catapulted author Brian Jacques to international stardom. And small wonder! This enthralling tale is jam-packed with the things we long for in a great adventure: danger, laughter, hairbreadth escapes, tragedy, mystery, a touch of wonder, a truly despicable villain, and a hero we can take to heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hooked from the start

    • By Clare on 13-01-11

    Regular price: £26.29

    • All the Bright Places

    • By: Jennifer Niven
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne, Ariadne Meyers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him. Violet Markey lives for the future, counting the days until graduation, when she can escape her Indiana town and her aching grief in the wake of her sister's recent death. When Finch and Violet meet on the ledge of the bell tower at school, it's unclear who saves whom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning performance, but....

    • By Lou on 17-01-15

    Regular price: £32.89

    • Goldenhand

    • The Old Kingdom, Book 5
    • By: Garth Nix
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214

    Lirael lost one of her hands in the binding of Orannis, but now she has a new hand, one of gilded steel and Charter Magic. On a dangerous journey, Lirael returns to her childhood home, the Clayr's Glacier, where she was once a Second Assistant Librarian. There a young woman from the distant North brings her a message from her long-dead mother, Arielle. It is a warning about the Witch with No Face. But who is the Witch, and what is she planning?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Love the Old Kingdom but can't go on

    • By Philip on 23-10-16

    Regular price: £36.19

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