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Enjoy this InAudio unabridged presentation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a fresh new audiobook of the charming and amusing tale of a wedding gone awry. This dreamy comedy is entrancing and full of humor and wit, and is sure to keep listeners entertained as they follow the plights of the cast of characters. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of William Shakespeare’s most well-known comedies, and is arguably one of his most beloved plays. The play tells the tale of the misadventures of the people gathering to participate in their marriage of the Duke of Athens and Hippolyta, former queen of the Amazons. The story is told between four interconnecting plot-lines and with a plethora of zany characters, including an earnest theater troupe, a fairy king, a mischievous spirit, and many others. Follow the story as the characters experience humorous confusion, magical love potions, and unexpected transformations.Show more
When Lia returns home to St. Clair to regroup after a failed stint in Hollywood, she just wants to avoid seeing anyone from her past. But when her ex-boyfriend’s mother, Paulette McKenzie, is blackmailed days after Lia’s arrival, Lia finds herself the immediate suspect. *** After leaving St. Clair to pursue her dreams in Hollywood, 29-year-old Lia Logan returns home with nothing but dozens of failed auditions under her belt. She’s determined to lay low: a brief house-sitting gig over the holiday break will give her enough money to move east and find a new job (and a new life). But to Lia’s horror, the owners of the house, the Eastwicks, have not canceled their annual holiday party—meaning Lia must now see everyone from her high school friends to the ex-boyfriend she dumped right before she left. The night turns into a disaster: Lia’s ex-boyfriend’s mother, Paulette McKenzie, is blackmailed at the party, and she immediately points the finger at Lia. The problem is, Lia does know a secret about Paulette. And there’s no convincing the woman—or any of the other partygoers—that she had nothing to do with it. A SCANDAL AT EASTWICK is the second novel in the mystery trilogy “The Eastwick Mansion Mysteries.” Each novel in the trilogy is a complete standalone, featuring a different story taking place in the Eastwick mansion in St. Clair. The complete trilogy includes: - A DEATH AT EASTWICK (Book 1) - A SCANDAL AT EASTWICK (Book 2) - A BETRAYAL AT EASTWICK (Book 3)Show more
Aesop’s Fables are timeless and entertaining stories and anecdotes meant to impart wisdom and guidance to readers of all ages. Written by Aesop in ancient Greece, these fables began as stories told from person to person, generation to generation. Hundreds of fables have been attributed to Aesop, and his stories are still told to impart wisdom today. Among the well-known fables included in this collection are “The Hare and the Tortoise,” “The Ants and the Grasshopper,” and “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” presented among hundreds of other fables. Told simply and quickly, each fable is a bite-sized lesson perfectly suited for children and adults alike.Show more
"If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?" When Alice's boring school lessons are interrupted by a white rabbit with a pocket watch, she embarks on an exciting adventure that takes her to the magical world of Wonderland. In Wonderland, everything is nonsensical and fantastic. People can grow and shrink from magical potions and cookies, animals and plants can talk, and mad queens cause chaos in the midst of wild croquet games. Everything makes little sense, but that nonsense is what makes Wonderland feel more exciting than the reality Alice left. Alice's journey through Wonderland is full of vibrant characters who speak in riddles and rhymes, including favorites like the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the Queen and King of Hearts, and many more. As Alice ventures through this world on her way home, she discovers her own capacity for nonsense, but also finds that she eventually misses the real world. She must journey deep into the whimsical world to find her way back to the "boring" one. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has been used as inspiration for film, television, music and theater for generations, and inspires readers of all ages to tap into their own imaginations and live in the world of nonsense and make-believe, if only for a few hours.Show more
Journey to the imaginative world of Wonderland in this bundle of Alice in Wonderland books. Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass have inspired countless films, plays, and songs in over 150 years of their publication, and these stories continue to capture the imaginations of all generations. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – When Alice’s boring school lessons are interrupted by a white rabbit with a pocketwatch, she starts on an exciting adventure that takes her to the nonsensical and fascinating world of Wonderland. Join Alice as she meets beloved characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter as she tries to find her way home from Wonderland. Through the Looking Glass – The story continues with Alice stepping through a mirror into a world that is a reverse of her own, a world that contains all of the nonsensical things that don’t belong in reality. She once again meets even more fascinating and whimsical characters (such as the famous Tweedledee and Tweedledum), and finds herself in puzzling situations as she puzzles her way out of this world of opposites. This audiobook contains two of Carroll’s most famous poems: “Jabberwocky” and “The Walrus and the Carpenter.'Show more
'I'd like to add some beauty to life,'' said Anne dreamily. ''I don't exactly want to make people KNOW more... though I know that IS the noblest ambition... but I'd love to make them have a pleasanter time because of me... to have some little joy or happy thought that would never have existed if I hadn't been born.” Re-enter the idyllic life of Anne Shirly in Anne’s House of Dreams, the fifth book in L.M. Montgomery’s beloved Anne of Green Gables series. Anne’s House of Dreams begins after the events of Anne of Windy Poplars, and gives readers a look at the early days of Anne’s married life with her childhood love Gilbert Blythe. After buying “The House of Dreams together on the seashore of Four Winds Point, they become friends with their new neighbors, each of whom have their own interesting quirks. They befriend a kind lighthouse keeper, a beautiful woman in a sad marriage, and a writer on the search for inspiration for the next great Canadian novel. These relationships build and inspire growth for Anne, as she transitions from a young woman to a wife and mother, while still keeping an eye for the extraordinary pieces of the ordinary world around her. This book follows Anne and Gilbert as they experience the highs and lows of early marriage, through both painful losses and indescribable joys as they begin to build their family. In their quiet life, they find deep meaning through their connections with the people and world around them. This, as well as the rest of the Anne of Green Gables series, is a timeless classic that readers of all ages will enjoy.Show more
Experience a world with no freedoms and no individualism in this unabridged InAudio presentation of Anthemby Ayn Rand.In Ayn Rand’s Anthem, humankind has entered a dark age at some point in the unspecified future. Individuality is no longer permitted, and people are assigned roles to fulfill in their lives. The book’s protagonist, Equality 7-2521, is given an undesirable job as a punishment for thinking for himself and desiring to become a scientist instead. The novella outlines his journey as he starts to commit more “crimes” against society, such as desiring a companion of his own choosing, discovering electricity, and ultimately fleeing from his leaders. The story tells how he eventually discovers the concept of individuality and sets about beginning a new society of freedom and the ability to think for one’s self. A fascinating work of dystopian literature, Ayn Rand’s Anthem shows readers the importance of individuality to the advancement of society.Show more
Bambi is the beloved story of a young deer’s childhood and coming of age in a forest with many dangers. Because deer are prey for humans, Bambi is taught from a young age about the dangers he will face and warned to always be cautious. He, and all of the other creatures in the forest, fear humans. The novel skips through bits of Bambi’s life to show him growing up, falling in love, experiencing loss and heartbreak, and learning more about humans each time he encounters them. Each encounter frightens him and solidifies his fear of the power of humans, until he makes a discovery about the harm that humans inflict on one another. As he grows up, Bambi discovers the true nature of power and compassion, and will come to understand his place in the balance of living creatures. The story is a challenging exploration of the impact of humans on the natural world and creatures, but has all of the charm of a coming of age novel. Bambi’s themes remain relevant and meaningful to readers nearly a century after its original publication.Show more
When Jodi returned to Burlington after a nasty divorce, she never expected to bump into her old friend Paxton or find him married to a great guy. Could the space to sculpt Paxton and Nicholas offered in their too-big, too-expensive vintage Victorian home really be the perfect solution for everyone? Nicholas always knew his husband Paxton was bisexual, but finding his ancient stash of cheerleader DVDs makes him wonder if Paxton's been feeling nostalgic. Their love is stronger than ever but there are things he just can't give Paxton...or can he? How about a very special birthday present—one nearly nameless night with a woman to grant him the fantasies Nicholas isn't equipped to fulfill. But when he meets Paxton's best friend Jodi, Nicholas finds himself facing new feelings of his own. If only he could stop imagining Jodi's body wedged between Paxton and him and figure out what to do.Show more
Girl meets boy = classic love story. Girl meets bear... Wait, what? Kacie has always known there was something odd about the small town of Beauty, but she doesn't expect that oddity to almost claim her life or land her in the arms of her long-term crush; hot veteran Dean. Okay, he's nuts but she can't argue with that, not with a body like his or when he's whispering things like 'fated' and 'destiny'. Even if he does claim to be a werebear... She's his mate, but she's human. He's so screwed... Leader of the Beauty bear clan, Dean is between a rock and a hard place. His fated mate is human but he daren't claim her. The elitist asshats in the clan would have kittens. But when an attack brings her over into the bear world, he's out of time and out of options. Even worse, the town has an rogue bear problem and internal clan politics that put Kacie in the crossfire. Forced to fight battles on all fronts, Dean must bear up or risk losing her forever... PLEASE NOTE: This title was previously released as 'BEAR UP' in the More than Mated Kindleworld.Show more
When dark magic descends, and super technology fails, power rises from the heart. Lyla has it all: beauty, intelligence, and the protection of a legion of soldiers. That is, if she stays in her universe.When a two-minute job turns into an impossible mission, the princess from the most powerful universe is stranded on Earth with a lone guard.Michael only takes Lyla to Earth because it is supposed to be a small mission. Now, not only the job goes pear-shape, technology fails them. Disconnected from their people, having no support on Earth, every choice they make could be their last. No war is without casualties. No victory is without sacrifices. Do they have what it takes to win the battle?Bones and Ashes is a romantic and contemporary fantasy set in South East Asia. If you love intriguing mysteries, explosive action, and quirky magic, you'll love this series. Grab the complete series and enjoy the journey to the wonderment.Show more
I daresay you have often thought what you would do if you had three wishes given you…and felt certain that if you had the chance you could think of three really useful wishes without a moment's hesitation. These children had often talked this matter over, but, now the chance had suddenly come to them, they could not make up their minds. When 5 children discover the Psammead—a malevolent sand-fairy—who says he can grant wishes, the children cannot believe their luck! All their wildest secret dreams will come true: beauty beyond compare, riches greater than kings, the ability to fly. But wishes are not always what they seem, and every wish the fairy grants goes wrong for the children. With each wish, the children attract more danger and consequence. They eventually must learn that their struggles cannot be wished away, and that every wish they are granted spreads ripples of misfortune for themselves and those around them. But the power to have one's heart's desires fulfilled is incredible valuable, and the temptation to continue wishing may be too much for the children to resist, even once they know those wishes will come at a price. From Edith Nesbit, one of the earliest authors of children’s literature, comes Five Children and It, a fantastical and timeless tale of the risks and consequences of careless wishes.Show more
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