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  1. The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age Audiobook The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age
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  2. Run Away: From the international #1 bestselling author Audiobook Run Away: From the international #1 bestselling author
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  3. Girls with Sharp Sticks Audiobook Girls with Sharp Sticks
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  4. Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too Audiobook Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business and Influence-and How You Can, Too
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  5. Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God's Word Audiobook Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God's Word
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  6. The ONE Thing by Gary Keller Audiobook The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
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  7. The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did): THE #1 SUNDAY Audiobook The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did): THE #1 SUNDAY
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  8. Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals Audiobook Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals
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  9. This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor Audiobook This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
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  10. The Forgotten Guide to Happiness Audiobook The Forgotten Guide to Happiness
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In the Night Wood Audiobook

In the Night Wood

Author: Dale Bailey Narrator: John Banks Release Date: February 2019

A FOREST. A BOOK. A MISSING GIRL. BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR - TOR.COM Charles Hayden has been fascinated by a strange Victorian fairy tale, In the Night Wood, since he was a child. When his wife, Erin - a descendant of the author - inherits her ancestor's house, the couple decide to make it their home. Still mourning the recent death of their daughter, they leave America behind, seeking a new beginning in the English countryside. But Hollow House, filled with secrets and surrounded by an ancient oak forest, is a place where the past seems very much alive. Isolated among the trees, Charles and Erin begin to feel themselves haunted - by echoes of the stories in the house's library, by sightings of their daughter, and by something else, as old and dark as the forest around them. A compelling and atmospheric gothic thriller, In the Night Wood reveals the chilling power of myth and memory.

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Kellanved's Reach: Path to Ascendancy Book 3 Audiobook

Kellanved's Reach: Path to Ascendancy Book 3

Author: Ian C Esslemont Narrator: John Banks Release Date: February 2019

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Kellanved's Reach by Ian C. Esslemont, read by John Banks. The incessant war between the bickering city states of Quon Tali rages. So engrossed are the warring lords and princes in their own petty feuds that few notice that an upstart mage from Dal Hon has gained control of the southern seas. But some powers are alarmed And in the meantime, as Purge and Tali indulge in what seems like a their never-ending game of war, a mercenary caught up in the fight between the two states suddenly refuses to play along and causes all sorts of chaos. Simultaneously, a pair of escapees from Castle Gris make their way across this ravaged landscape of flame and butchery. Their intention to seek out the legendary Crimson Guard. And then there's Kellanved who could not care less about any of this petty politicking or strategy or war. Something other and altogether more mysterious has caught his attention and he - together with a reluctant and decidedly sceptical Dancer - traverse continents and journey through the Realms in pursuit . . . But this ancient mystery that has so captivated Kellanved is neither esoteric nor ephemeral. No, it is of an altogether darker and more dangerous hue. It involves the Elder races themselves, and more specifically - certainly more alarmingly - the semi-mythic, and universally dreaded, Army of Dust and Bone. Surely no one in their right mind would be so foolish as to embark on a journey from which none have returned? Well, no one except Kellanved that is . . . Returning to the turbulent early history of what would become the Malazan Empire, here is the third awesome chapter in Ian C. Esslemont's new epic fantasy sequence.

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The Gutter Prayer Audiobook

The Gutter Prayer

Author: Gareth Hanrahan Narrator: John Banks Release Date: February 2019

A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy. Enter a city of saints and thieves . . . The city of Guerdon stands eternal. A refuge from the war that rages beyond its borders. But in the ancient tunnels deep beneath its streets, a malevolent power has begun to stir. The fate of the city rests in the hands of three thieves. They alone stand against the coming darkness. As conspiracies unfold and secrets are revealed, their friendship will be tested to the limit. If they fail, all will be lost, and the streets of Guerdon will run with blood. The Gutter Prayer is an epic tale of sorcerers and thieves, treachery and revenge, from a remarkable new voice in fantasy.

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Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs): The Quest for Fame Audiobook

Henry VIII (Penguin Monarchs): The Quest for Fame

Author: John Guy Narrator: John Banks Release Date: June 2018

Henry VIII's reign transformed the physical and spiritual landscape of England. Magnificent, tyrannical, a strong ruler, a 'pillager of the commonwealth', this most notorious of kings remains a figure of extreme contradictions: a devout traditionalist who oversaw a cataclysmic rupture with the church in Rome; a talented, charismatic, imposing figure who nevertheless could not bear to meet people's eyes when he talked to them. In this revealing new account, John Guy explores how Henry himself understood the world and his place in it - from his sheltered and increasingly isolated upbringing and the blazing glory of his accession; to his desperate quest for recognition, fame and an heir, and the terrifying paranoia of his last, agonising, 54-inch-waisted years - and in doing so casts new light on his choice of wives and ministers, his impact on the European stage, and his extraordinary legacy.

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Arm of the Sphinx Audiobook

Arm of the Sphinx

Author: Josiah Bancroft Narrator: John Banks Release Date: March 2018

Senlin continues his ascent up the tower in the word-of-mouth phenomenon fantasy series about one man's dangerous journey through a labyrinthine world. "One of my favorite books of all time" - Mark Lawrence on Senlin Ascends The Tower of Babel is proving to be as difficult to reenter as it was to break out of. Forced into a life of piracy, Senlin and his eclectic crew are struggling to survive aboard their stolen airship as the hunt to rescue Senlin's lost wife continues. Hopeless and desolate, they turn to a legend of the Tower, the mysterious Sphinx. But help from the Sphinx never comes cheaply, and as Senlin knows, debts aren't always what they seem in the Tower of Babel. Time is running out, and now Senlin must choose between his friends, his freedom, and his wife. Does anyone truly escape the Tower? The Books of Babel Senlin Ascends Arm of the Sphinx

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Senlin Ascends Audiobook

Senlin Ascends

Author: Josiah Bancroft Narrator: John Banks Release Date: January 2018

The first book in the stunning and strange debut fantasy series that's receiving major praise from some of fantasy's biggest authors such as Mark Lawrence and Django Wexler. The Tower of Babel is the greatest marvel in the world. Immense as a mountain, the ancient Tower holds unnumbered ringdoms, warring and peaceful, stacked one on the other like the layers of a cake. It is a world of geniuses and tyrants, of airships and steam engines, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. Soon after arriving for his honeymoon at the Tower, the mild-mannered headmaster of a small village school, Thomas Senlin, gets separated from his wife, Marya, in the overwhelming swarm of tourists, residents, and miscreants. Senlin is determined to find Marya, but to do so he'll have to navigate madhouses, ballrooms, and burlesque theaters. He must survive betrayal, assassins, and the long guns of a flying fortress. But if he hopes to find his wife, he will have to do more than just endure. This quiet man of letters must become a man of action. The Books of Babel Senlin Ascends Arm of the Sphinx

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Deadhouse Landing Audiobook

Deadhouse Landing

Author: Ian C. Esslemont Narrator: John Banks Release Date: November 2017

Return to the turbulent history of what would become the Malazan Empire... After the disappointments in Li Heng, Dancer and Kellanved wash up on a small insignificant island named Malaz. Immediately, of course, Kellanved plans to take it over. To do so they join forces with a small band of Napans who have fled their home. However, Kellanved is soon distracted by a strange and dangerous ancient structure. Back in Li Heng, Dassem, now the proclaimed Sword of Hood, finds himself being blamed for a plague which leads him to a crisis of faith-and searching for answers. During all this, the neighboring island of Nap threatens war and allies are beginning to wonder about Kellanved's sanity. Dancer now faces a hard choice: should he give up on his partnership? Especially when his friend's obsession with shadows and ancient artifacts brings the both of them alarmingly close to death and destruction. After all, who in his right mind would actually wish to enter the Deadhouse?

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Desert Oath: The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins Audiobook

Desert Oath: The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins

Author: Oliver Bowden Narrator: John Banks Release Date: November 2017

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Desert Oath by Oliver Bowden, read by John Banks. Before Assassin's Creed Origins, there was an Oath. Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: to find and destroy the last members of an ancient order, the Medjay - to eradicate the bloodline. In peaceful Siwa, the town's protector abruptly departs, leaving his teenage son, Bayek, with questions about his own future and a sense of purpose he knows he must fulfill. Bayek sets off in search of answers, his journey taking him along the Nile and through an Egypt in turmoil, facing the dangers and the mysteries of the Medjay's path.

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Deadhouse Landing: Path to Ascendancy Book 2 Audiobook

Deadhouse Landing: Path to Ascendancy Book 2

Author: Ian C Esslemont Narrator: John Banks Release Date: November 2017

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Deadhouse Landing by Ian C. Esslemont, read by John Banks. Returning readers to the turbulent early history of what would become the Malazan Empire, the second chapter in Ian C. Esslemont's thrilling new epic fantasy sequence . . . After the disappointments of Li Heng, Dancer and Kellanved wash up on a small insignificant island named Malaz. Immediately, of course, Kellanved plans to take it over. To do so they join forces with a small band of Napans who have fled a civil war on their own home island. The plan, however, soon goes awry as Kellanved develops a strange and dangerous fascination for a mysterious ancient structure found on the island. The chaos in the region extends to the metaphysical planes also as a young priest of D'rek starts to question the rot at the heart of the worship of the god of decay. And back in Li Heng, Dassem, now the proclaimed Sword of Hood, finds himself being blamed for a plague which leads him to a crisis of faith - and searching for answers. During all this, war with the neighbouring island of Nap threatens, recruited allies wonder at Kellanved's sanity, and powerful entities take more of an interest in the little mage from Dal Hon. Dancer faces a hard choice: should he give up on his partnership? Especially when the fellow's obsession with shadows and ancient artefacts brings the both of them alarmingly close to death and destruction. After all, who in his right mind would actually wish to enter an Elder mystery known to everyone as the 'Deadhouse'?

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The Dragon Lords: False Idols Audiobook

The Dragon Lords: False Idols

Author: Jon Hollins Narrator: John Banks Release Date: August 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy meets The Hobbit in this rollicking fantasy adventure series. The Dragons who once ruled over the land are dead. The motley crew that stumbled through that revolution are rich and praised as saviors. Everyone gets to live happily ever after, right? Right? Well, it might have worked out that way if the dragons in Kondorra had been the only ones. If they hadn't been just the tip of the spear about to fall upon the whole world... The Dragon Lords The Dragon Lords: Fool's Gold The Dragon Lords: False Idols

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Assail: A Novel of the Malazan Empire Audiobook

Assail: A Novel of the Malazan Empire

Author: Ian C Esslemont Narrator: John Banks Release Date: February 2017

Tens of thousands of years of ice is melting, and the land of Assail, long a byword for menace and inaccessibility, is at last yielding its secrets. Tales of gold discovered in the region's north circulate in every waterfront dive and sailor's tavern and now adventurers and fortune-seekers have set sail in search of riches. And all they have to guide them are legends and garbled tales of the dangers that lie in wait - hostile coasts, fields of ice, impassable barriers and strange, terrifying creatures. But all accounts concur that the people of the north meet all trespassers with the sword - and should you make it, beyond are rumoured to lurk Elder monsters out of history's very beginnings. Into this turmoil ventures the mercenary company, the Crimson Guard. Not drawn by contract, but by the promise of answers: answers that Shimmer, second in command, feels should not be sought. Also heading north, as part of an uneasy alliance of Malazan fortune-hunters and Letherii soldiery, comes the bard Fisher kel Tath. With him is a Tiste Andii who was found washed ashore and cannot remember his past and yet commands far more power than he really should. It is also rumoured that a warrior, bearer of a sword that slays gods and who once fought for the Malazans, is also journeying that way. But far to the south, a woman patiently guards the shore. She awaits both allies and enemies. She is Silverfox, newly incarnate Summoner of the undying army of the T'lan Imass, and she will do anything to stop the renewal of an ages-old crusade that could lay waste to the entire continent and beyond. Casting light on mysteries spanning the Malazan empire, and offering a glimpse of the storied and epic history that shaped it, Assail brings the epic story of the Empire of Malaz to a thrilling close.

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Assail Audiobook

Assail

Author: Ian C. Esslemont Narrator: John Banks Release Date: January 2017

The ice is melting. And the northern land called Assail - for centuries a byword for inaccessibility and menace - is beginning to yield its secrets. Rumours of gold ripple through taverns and marketplaces, and all manner of adventurers have set sail in search of these riches, accompanied by tall-tales of hostile coastlines, fields of ice, impassable mountains and terrifying beings perhaps born of history's beginnings. The only certainty is that the people of the north are fighters, and meet all trespassers with the sword. Into this arena ventures the mercenary company called the Crimson Guard, drawn there not because of a contract but by the promise of answers - answers that some believe should not be sought. Also heading north is an uneasy alliance of Malazan fortune-hunters and Letherii soldiers. Among them are the bard Fisher kel Tath and a Tiste Andii who cannot remember his past yet commands far more power than he really should. It is also rumoured that a warrior who wields a sword that slays gods is journeying to this land of ice. But far to the south, a woman waits patiently. She is Silverfox, newly incarnate Summoner of the undying army of the T'lan Imass, and she will do anything to halt the renewal of an ages-old crusade that could lay waste to the entire continent . . . and beyond. Casting light on the mysteries that span the Malazan Empire, and offering glimpses into the epic history that shaped it, Assail brings this empire's epic story to a thrilling close.

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