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Wisp of a Thing: A Novel of the Tufa, Book 2
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
Audie Award Winner, Fantasy, 2014 Alex Bledsoe's The Hum and the Shiver was named one of the best fiction books of 2011 by Kirkus Reviews. Now Bledsoe returns to the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains to spin an equally enchanting tale of music and magic older than the hills. Touched by a very public tragedy, musician Rob Quillen comes to Cloud County, Tennessee, in search of a song that might ease his aching heart. All he knows of the mysterious and reclusive Tufa is what he


The Blood of Flowers: A Novel
By Brand: Hachette Audio
SKU: #VI-1594839123
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
At the age of fourteen, a young woman in 17th-century Persia believes she will be married within the year. But when her beloved father dies, collapsing in the field where he works with the other men from their village, there is no hope for a dowry. Alone and penniless, she and her grieving mother are forced to sell the brilliant turquoise rug the young woman has woven,meant, of course, for her married life, to pay for their journey to Isfahan. There they will work as servants for her uncle


Daggerspell: The Deverry Series, Book 1
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Even as a young girl, Jill was a favorite of the magical, mysterious Wildfolk, who appeared to her from their invisible realm. Little did she know her extraordinary friends represented but a glimpse of a forgotten past and a fateful future. Four hundred years - and many lifetimes ago - one selfish young lord caused the death of two innocent lovers. Then and there he vowed never to rest until he'd righted that wrong - and laid the foundation for the lives of Jill and all those whom she would


The Aeneid
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
The Aeneid is one of the greatest works in all of world literature. It is filled with mythology, history, and archaeology; it is infused with patriotism, religious feeling, and pathos; it is rich in adventure and romance. As the story begins, a storm shipwrecks Aeneas and his Trojan followers near Carthage in North Africa. There, Aeneas falls in love with Dido, queen of Carthage. But the gods order him to leave for Italy. In despair, Dido commits suicide. Upon finally reaching Italy, Aeneas


Darksiders: The Abomination Vault
By Random House Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Ride with the Horsemen of the Apocalypse as they seek to unearth a plot that could plunge all of Creation into chaos! Ages before the events of Darksiders and Darksiders II, two of the feared Horsemen - Death and War - are tasked with stopping a group of renegades from locating the Abomination Vault: a hoard containing weapons of ultimate power and malice, capable of bringing an end to the uneasy truce between Heaven and Hell...but only by unleashing total destruction. Created in close


The Faerie Guardian: Creepy Hollow Series, Book 1
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Protecting humans from dangerous magical creatures is all in a day's work for a faerie training to be a guardian. Seventeen-year-old Violet Fairdale knows this better than anyone - she's about to become the best guardian the Guild has seen in years. That is until a cute human boy who can somehow see through her faerie glamour follows her into the fae realm. Now she's broken Guild Law, a crime that could lead to her expulsion. The last thing Vi wants to do is spend any more time with the boy


Spinning Silver
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
A fresh and imaginative retelling of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale from the best-selling author of Uprooted, called ''a very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic'' by The New York Times Book Review. Miryem is the daughter and granddaughter of moneylenders, but her father is not a very good one. Free to lend and reluctant to collect, he has left his family on the edge of poverty - until Miryem intercedes. Hardening her heart, she sets out to retrieve what is owed and soon gains a


Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Such were the professor's words—rather let me say such the words of the fate—enounced to destroy me. As he went on I felt as if my soul were grappling with a palpable enemy; one by one the various keys were touched which formed the mechanism of my being; chord after chord was sounded, and soon my mind was filled with one thought, one conception, one purpose. So much has been done, exclaimed the soul of Frankenstein—more, far more, will I achieve; treading in the steps already marked, I


The Metamorphoses
By Audio Connoisseur
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
An undeniable masterpiece of Western Civilization, The Metamorphoses is a continuous narrative that covers all the Olympian legends, seamlessly moving from one story to another in a splendid panorama of savage beauty, charm, and wit. It marked the first attempt to link all of the Homeric and pre-Homeric myths into a single work and to carry the entire chronology into the Roman pantheon. All of the gods and heroes familiar to us are represented. Such familiar legends as Hercules, Perseus and


The Mermaid
By Penguin Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
From the author of Lost Boy comes a beautiful historical fairy tale about a mermaid who leaves the sea, only to become the star attraction of history's greatest showman.  Once there was a mermaid called Amelia who could never be content in the sea, a mermaid who longed to know all the world and all its wonders, and so she came to live on land.   Once there was a man called P. T. Barnum, a man who longed to make his fortune by selling the wondrous and miraculous, and there is nothing more


Myths to Live By: The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell
By Brilliance Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Discover Myth ''There's no one quite like Joseph Campbell. He knows the vast sweep of man's panoramic past as few men have ever known it.'' (The Village Voice) Joseph Campbell famously compared mythology to a kangaroo pouch for the human mind and spirit: ''a womb with a view.'' In Myths to Live By, he examines all of the ways in which myth supports and guides us, giving our lives meaning. Love and war, science and religion, East and West, inner space and outer space - Campbell shows how the


Mythology and the Individual: Joseph Campbell Audio Collection
By Highbridge Audio
SKU: #HH-092-10-2233512
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
Presents key lectures on myth, symbolism, and spiritual awakening..


Rose Madder
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
The number-one national best seller about a woman who escapes an abusive marriage is ''one of Stephen King's most engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled by an air of danger immediate and overwhelming'' (Publishers Weekly). Rosie Daniels leaves her husband, Norman, after 14 years in an abusive marriage. She is determined to lose herself in a place where he won't find her. She'll worry about all the rest later. Alone in a strange city, she begins to


Metamorphica
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
A brilliant and daring novel that reimagines Ovid's Metamorphoses In the tradition of his best-selling debut novel The Lost Books of the Odyssey, Zachary Mason's Metamorphica transforms Ovid's epic poem of endless transformation. It reimagines the stories of Narcissus, Pygmalion and Galatea, Midas, and Atalanta and strings them together like the stars in constellations - even Ovid becomes a story. It's as though the ancient mythologies had been rewritten by Borges or Calvino. Metamorphica is an


The Four Horsemen: Legacy: Four Horsemen Series, Book 1
By Tantor Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Verity Jameson's day switches from mundane to disastrous when she runs down a stranger with her car. Fortunately for Vee, she can't kill Death. Death, who just happens to be one of the Four Horsemen, and he's looking for her.  The Four Horsemen spend life preventing the end of the world, not bringing on an apocalypse. As gatekeepers of the portals that exist between the human world and other realms, the team fight to keep the portals closed and the supernatural forces under control. Without


The Snow Child
By Hachette Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart - he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone - but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a


The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Terry Pratchett joins up with a leading folklorist to reveal the legends, myths and customs of Discworld, together with helpful hints from Planet Earth. Most of us grew up having always known when to touch wood or cross our fingers, and what happens when a princess kisses a frog or a boy pulls a sword from a stone, yet sadly some of these things are beginning to be forgotten. Legends, myths, and fairy tales: Our world is made up of the stories we told ourselves about where we came from and how


The Emissary
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Yoko Tawada's new novel is a breathtakingly light-hearted meditation on mortality and fully displays what Rivka Galchen has called her ''brilliant, shimmering, magnificent strangeness'' Japan, after suffering from a massive irreparable disaster, cuts itself off from the world. Children are so weak they can barely stand or walk: the only people with any get-go are the elderly. Mumei lives with his grandfather Yoshiro, who worries about him constantly. They carry on a day-to-day routine in what


Fates: I Bring the Fire, Book 4
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
The Leader Who Rules Chaos Rules the Realms.... Two years ago Loki, god of mischief and chaos, destroyed a large chunk of Chicago's financial district and then vanished into thin air. He still has not been found. Odin, ruler of the Nine Realms, is desperate. To find Loki, he sends his son, Thor, on a dangerous quest to consult the all-seeing Norns. But Thor needs humanity's help.... Loki's former lover, veterinarian Amy Lewis, is carrying all of Loki's memories - but missing some of her own.


Dragon Haven: Rain Wilds Chronicles, Volume 2
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
The dragon keepers and the fledgling dragons are forging a passage up the treacherous Rain Wild River. They are in search of the mythical Elderling city of Kelsingra and are accompanied by the liveship Tarman, its captain, Leftrin, and a group of hunters who must search the forests for game with which to keep the dragons fed. With them are Alise, who has escaped her cold marriage to the cruel libertine Hest Finbok in order to continue her study of dragons, and Hest's amanuensis, Bingtown



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