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Our Top 50 Audio Books

Enjoy the most popular selection of audio books from Stories Bookshop.

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By Neil Gaiman
Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
Length: 3 hours 36 minutes

In Coraline's family's new flat there's a locked door. On the other side is a brick wall—until Coraline unlocks the door . . . and finds a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

Only different.

The food is better there. Books have pictures that writhe and crawl and shimmer. And there's another mother and father there who want... Read more »

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Little House in the Big Woods

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
Narrated by: Cherry Jones
Length: 3 hours 41 minutes

The book that started it all! Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series, which is based on her life growing up as an American pioneer.

Told from four-year-old Laura's point-of-view, this story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Laura lives... Read more »

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children: Book #1

By Ransom Riggs
Narrated by: Jesse Bernstein
Length: 9 hours 41 minutes

A mysterious island.

An abandoned orphanage.

A strange collection of very curious photographs.

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that makes for a thrilling listening experience. As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island... Read more »

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

The Fates of Human Societies

By Jared Diamond
Narrated by: Doug Ordunio
Length: 16 hours 19 minutes

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs and Steel examines the rise of civilization and the issues its development has raised throughout history.
Having done field work in New Guinea for more than 30 years, Jared Diamond presents the geographical and ecological factors that have shaped the modern world. From the viewpoint of an evolutionary... Read more »

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The Princess Diarist

By Carrie Fisher
Narrated by: Carrie Fisher & Billie Lourd
Length: 5 hours 10 minutes

2018 GRAMMY® Winner for Best Spoken Word Album

The Princess Diarist
is Carrie Fisher’s intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie.   *PEOPLE Magazine Best Book of Fall 2016  *New York Times Bestseller *

When Carrie Fisher recently... Read more »

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How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci - Abridged

Seven Steps to Genius Every Day

By Michael J. Gelb
Narrated by: Michael J. Gelb
Length: 2 hours 26 minutes

This inspiring and inventive guide teaches readers how to develop their full potential by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci.

Acclaimed author Michael J. Gelb, who has helped thousands of people expand their minds to accomplish more than they ever thought possible, shows you how. Drawing on Da Vinci's... Read more »

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The Kite Runner - Abridged

By Khaled Hosseini
Narrated by: Khaled Hosseini
Length: 6 hours 18 minutes

A Stunning Novel of Hope and Redemption

Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable and beautifully told story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul. Raised in the same household and sharing the same wet nurse, Amir and Hassan grow up in different worlds: Amir... Read more »

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Stargirl Movie Tie-In Edition

Stargirl Series

By Jerry Spinelli
Narrated by: John H. Ritter
Length: 4 hours 24 minutes

This beloved celebration of individuality is now an original movie on Disney+!

A modern-day classic and New York Times bestseller from Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli.

Stargirl. From the day she arrives at quiet Mica High in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of “Stargirl, Stargirl.” She captures Leo Borlock’ s heart... Read more »

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Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

By John Medina
Narrated by: John Medina
Length: 9 hours 26 minutes

What's the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child's brain? What's the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know.

In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain... Read more »

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Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)

12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

By John Medina
Narrated by: John Medina
Length: 8 hours

Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know—like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best.

How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so... Read more »

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Uglies: Book #1

By Scott Westerfeld
Narrated by: Emily Tremaine
Length: 10 hours 12 minutes

The first installment of Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series—a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.

Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty. And as a... Read more »

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Murder in the Marais

Aimee Leduc: Book #1

By Cara Black
Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand
Length: 12 hours 19 minutes

In Cara Black's "accomplished, absorbing debut" (Kirkus Reviews), PI AimEe Leduc must decrypt a digitized photo from the 1940s. But when AimEe visits the historic Jewish quarter of Paris to deliver the picture, she finds its intended recipient murdered-and with a swastika carved in her aged forehead. "Literate prose, intricate plotting, and... Read more »

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All Quiet on the Western Front

A Novel

By Erich Maria Remarque
Narrated by: Frank Muller
Length: 6 hours 57 minutes

Paul Baumer is just 19 years old when he and his classmates enlist. They are Germany's Iron Youth who enter the war with high ideals and leave it disillusioned or dead. As Paul struggles with the realities of the man he has become, and the inscrutable world to which he must return, he is led like a ghost of his former self into the war's final... Read more »

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The Book Whisperer

Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

By Donalyn Miller
Narrated by: Hillary Huber & Sean Runnette
Length: 5 hours 35 minutes

Donalyn Miller is a dedicated teacher who says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. In The Book Whisperer, Miller takes us inside her sixth grade classroom to reveal the secrets of her powerful but unusual instructional approach. Rejecting book reports, comprehension worksheets, and other aspects of conventional... Read more »

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The Alchemist


By Adam Sexton
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Length: 1 hours 26 minutes

The CliffsNotes study guide on Coehlo's The Alchemist supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better... Read more »

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The Kite Runner


By Richard Wasowski, M.A.
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Length: 2 hours 45 minutes

The CliffsNotes study guide on Hosseini's The Kite Runner supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to... Read more »

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Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens

The Secrets about Money - That You Don't Learn in School

By Robert T. Kiyosaki
Narrated by: Tim Wheeler
Length: 2 hours 31 minutes

You’re never too young to learn the language of money… and the lessons that rich dad taught Robert. Like it or not, money is a part of our everyday lives and the more we understand it, the better the chance that we can learn to have our money work hard for us—instead of working hard for money all our lives. That starts with learning the language... Read more »

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Red Rising

Red Rising: Book #1

By Pierce Brown
Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
Length: 16 hours 11 minutes

Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow."-- Scott Sigler Pierce Brown' s relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Ender' s Game by Orson Scott Card. " I live for the dream that my children will be born free," she says. " That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father... Read more »

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The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

By Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, Spencer Stone & Jeffrey E Stern
Narrated by: Peter Ganim
Length: 8 hours 49 minutes

An ISIS terrorist planned to kill more than 500 people. He would have succeeded except for three American friends who refused to give in to fear.

On August 21, 2015, Ayoub El-Khazzani boarded train #9364 in Brussels, bound for Paris. There could be no doubt about his mission: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to... Read more »

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Trump's War

His Battle for America

By Michael Savage
Narrated by: Holden Still
Length: 6 hours 48 minutes


The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion - what will the new president do?

The "Godfather of Trumpmania," Michael Savage, examines the initial appointments, speeches, tweets and history of Donald Trump and offers his insights and analysis. The man many... Read more »

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