Join the #SummerListeningChallenge and play Libro.fm Audiobook Bingo!Learn more
By: Ernest Cline Ernest Cline
Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
Length: 15 hours 39 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.
“Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.”—USA Today • “As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.”—Entertainment Weekly
A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready?
In the year 2045, reality is an ugly... Read More »
By: Naomi Alderman Naomi Alderman
Narrated by: Naomi Alderman
Length: 12 hours 5 minutes
In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious American politician; a tough London girl from a tricky family.
But then a vital new force takes root and flourishes, causing their lives to converge with... Read More »
By: Kira Jane Buxton Kira Jane Buxton
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Length: 10 hours 10 minutes
"The Secret Life of Pets meets The Walking Dead" in this big-hearted, boundlessly beautiful romp through the Apocalypse, where a foul-mouthed crow is humanity's only chance to survive Seattle's zombie problem (Karen Joy Fowler, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author).
S.T., a domesticated crow, is a bird of simple pleasures: hanging out with his... Read More »
"Narrator Nancy Wu delivers an outstanding performance of this cheeky satirical novel...Listeners will be entertained by the world building; cast of amusing, eccentric characters; and bizarre charm of the aloof heroine." — AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner
Maybe it’s the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial,... Read More »
By: N. K. Jemisin N. K. Jemisin
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 15 hours 27 minutes
At the end of the world, a woman must hide her secret power and find her kidnapped daughter in this "intricate and extraordinary" Hugo Award winning novel of power, oppression, and revolution. (The New York Times)
This is the way the world ends...for the last time.
It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world's sole... Read More »
By: Omar El Akkad Omar El Akkad
Narrated by: Dion Graham
Length: 12 hours 21 minutes
“Powerful . . . As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against America. . . . Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, American War, is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot... Read More »
By: Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson & Jonathan Snipes Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson & Jonathan Snipes
Narrated by: Daveed Diggs
Length: 4 hours 1 minute
ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019
The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group clipping
Yetu... Read More »
By: Mira Grant Mira Grant
Narrated by: Christine Lakin
Length: 17 hours 15 minutes
New York Times bestselling author Mira Grant, author of the renowned Newsflesh series, returns with a novel that takes us to a new world of ancient mysteries and mythological dangers come to life.
The ocean is home to many myths,
But some are deadly...
Seven years ago the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a... Read More »
By: Karen Thompson Walker Karen Thompson Walker
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 10 hours 28 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE • An ordinary town is transformed by a mysterious illness that triggers perpetual sleep in this mesmerizing novel from the bestselling author of The Age of Miracles.
“Stunning.”—Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven • “A startling, beautiful portrait of a community in peril.”—Entertainment... Read More »
By: Peng Shepherd Peng Shepherd
Narrated by: James Fouhey & Emily Woo Zeller
Length: 17 hours 6 minutes
Brad Thor's Summer 2018 Fiction Pick for THE TODAY SHOW!
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Elle • Refinery29 • PopSugar • Verge
"Eerie, dark, and compelling, [The Book of M] will not disappoint lovers of The Passage and Station Eleven." —Booklist
WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE UP TO REMEMBER?
Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the... Read More »
By: Kate Hope Day Kate Hope Day
Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
Length: 8 hours 31 minutes
“A must-read—a gorgeous literary novel that asks us to imagine all the possible versions of ourselves that might exist.”—J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of Saints for All Occasions
The residents of a sleepy mountain town are rocked by troubling visions of an alternate reality in this dazzling debut that combines the... Read More »
By: Samira Ahmed Samira Ahmed
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 11 hours 17 minutes
Rebellions are built on hope.
Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens.
With the help of newly made friends also trapped within the internment camp, her boyfriend on the outside, and an unexpected alliance, Layla begins a... Read More »
By: Tade Thompson Tade Thompson
Narrated by: Bayo Gbadamosi
Length: 13 hours 37 minutes
Tade Thompson's Rosewater is the start of an award-winning, cutting edge trilogy set in Nigeria, by one of science fiction's most engaging new voices.
*Arthur C. Clarke Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, winner *Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel, winner
Rosewater is a town on the edge. A community formed around the edges of... Read More »
By: C. Robert Cargill C. Robert Cargill
Narrated by: Eva Kaminsky
Length: 10 hours 25 minutes
A scavenger robot wanders in the wasteland created by a war that has destroyed humanity in this evocative post-apocalyptic "robot western" from the critically acclaimed author, screenwriter, and noted film critic.
It’s been thirty years since the apocalypse and fifteen years since the murder of the last human being at the hands of robots.... Read More »
By: Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer
Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
Length: 7 hours 45 minutes
A messianic blue fox who slips through warrens of time and space on a mysterious mission. A homeless woman haunted by a demon who finds the key to all things in a strange journal. A giant leviathan of a fish, centuries old, who hides a secret, remembering a past that may not be its own.
Three ragtag rebels waging an endless war for the fate of... Read More »
By: Reed King Reed King
Narrated by: Dan Bittner & Peter Ganim
Length: 15 hours 19 minutes
"An epically concocted apocalyptic vision of America in all its faded glory." — Kirkus
"...a visionary head-trip of apocalyptic political satire; a kitchen sink quest story that reads like someone's high school RPG session gone full-on Technicolor bonkers.” — NPR.org
Reed King’s amazingly audacious audiobook is something of a cross between L.... Read More »
By: Chuck Wendig Chuck Wendig
Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman & Xe Sands
Length: 32 hours 21 minutes
A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world’s last hope. From the mind of Chuck Wendig comes “a magnum opus . . . a story about survival that’s not just about you and me, but all of us, together” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).
NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD • NAMED... Read More »
By: Gish Jen Gish Jen
Narrated by: William DeMeritt
Length: 8 hours 50 minutes
"The Resisters is palpably loving, smart, funny, and desperately unsettling. The novel should be required reading for the country both as a cautionary tale and because it is a stone-cold masterpiece. This is Gish Jen's moment. She has pitched a perfect game." --Ann Patchett
The time: not so long from now. The place: AutoAmerica. The land: half... Read More »
By: Kassandra Montag Kassandra Montag
Narrated by: Hillary Huber
Length: 12 hours 59 minutes
An inventive and riveting epic saga, After the Flood signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent.
A little more than a century from now, our world has been utterly transformed. After years of slowly overtaking the continent, rising floodwaters have obliterated America’s great coastal cities and then its heartland, leaving nothing but an... Read More »
By: Rob Hart Rob Hart
Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller, Jason Culp & Karissa Vacker
Length: 13 hours 8 minutes
Cloud isn’t just a place to work. It’s a place to live. And when you’re here, you’ll never want to leave.
“A thrilling story of corporate espionage at the highest level . . . and a powerful cautionary tale about technology, runaway capitalism, and the nightmare world we are making for ourselves.”—Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author... Read More »
By: Christina Dalcher Christina Dalcher
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 9 hours 26 minutes
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER • ONE OF ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S AND SHEREADS' BOOKS TO READ AFTER THE HANDMAID'S TALE
“[An] electrifying debut.”—O, The Oprah Magazine
“The real-life parallels will make you shiver.”—Cosmopolitan
Set in a United States in which half the population has been silenced, Vox is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one... Read More »
By: Megan Giddings Megan Giddings
Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
One of The Millions’ Most Anticipated Reads (The Great First Half 2020 Books)
When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed,... Read More »
By: Tyrell Johnson Tyrell Johnson
Narrated by: Jayme Mattler
Length: 8 hours 53 minutes
A post-apocalyptic debut novel in a tradition that includes The Hunger Games and Station Eleven, this vision of a possible future shows humanity pushed beyond its breaking point, the forging of vital bonds when everything is lost, and, most centrally, a heroic young woman who crosses a frozen landscape to find her destiny.
Lynn McBride has... Read More »
By: Suzette Haden Elgin & Jeff VanderMeer Suzette Haden Elgin & Jeff VanderMeer
Narrated by: Amy Landon
Length: 13 hours 42 minutes
Originally published in 1984, this classic dystopian trilogy is a testament to the power of language and women's collective action. In 2205, the Nineteenth Amendment has long been repealed and women are only valued for their utility. The Earth's economy depends on an insular group of linguists who "breed" women to be perfect interstellar... Read More »
Join the #SummerListeningChallenge and play Libro.fm Audiobook Bingo!Learn more