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Chain Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Chain Gang All Stars
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Chain Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Chain Gang All Stars

By: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Narrated by: Shayna Small, Aaron Goodson, Michael Crouch & L...

Length: 13 hours 38 minutes

Abridged: No

A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN FICTION • A READ WITH JENNA BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Two top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own in this explosive, hotly-anticipated debut novel from the New York... Read more

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How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu
How High We Go in the Dark
Sequoia Nagamatsu
How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu

How High We Go in the Dark

By: Sequoia Nagamatsu

Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Brian Nishii, Keisuke Hoashi, Mac...

Length: 9 hours 20 minutes

Abridged: No

NATIONAL BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE ROXANE GAY'S AUDACIOUS BOOK CLUB PICK FINALIST FOR THE URSULA K. LE GUIN PRIZE""Moving and thought-provoking . . . offering psychological insights in lyrical prose while seriously exploring speculative conceits."" — New York Times Book Review""Haunting and luminous . . .... Read more

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A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Becky Chambers
A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers

A Psalm for the Wild-Built

By: Becky Chambers

Narrated by: Em Grosland

Length: 4 hours 8 minutes

Abridged: No

"Narrator Emmett Grosland conjures the essence of a troubled soul in search of peace in this gentle audio."—AudioFile Magazine

In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future.


It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their... Read more

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Mirrored Heavens by Rebecca Roanhorse
Mirrored Heavens
Rebecca Roanhorse
Mirrored Heavens by Rebecca Roanhorse

Mirrored Heavens

By: Rebecca Roanhorse

Narrated by: Christian Barillas, Darrell Dennis, Cara Gee, S...

Length: 19 hours 42 minutes

Abridged: No

The interwoven destinies of the people of Meridian will finally be determined in this stunning conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Roanhorse’s Between Earth and Sky trilogy.

Even the sea cannot stay calm before the storm. —Teek saying

Serapio, avatar of the Crow God Reborn and the newly crowned Carrion King, rules Tova. But... Read more

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The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
The Ministry for the Future
Kim Stanley Robinson
The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

The Ministry for the Future

By: Kim Stanley Robinson

Narrated by: Jennifer Fitzgerald, Fajer Al-Kaisi, Ramon de O...

Length: 20 hours 42 minutes

Abridged: No

From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades. 

The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate, postapocalyptic world, but... Read more

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Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Sea of Tranquility
Emily St. John Mandel
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Sea of Tranquility

By: Emily St. John Mandel

Narrated by: John Lee, Dylan Moore, Arthur Morey & Kirsten P...

Length: 5 hours 46 minutes

Abridged: No

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The award-winning, best-selling author of Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel returns with a novel of art, time travel, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon five hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.

One of the Best...
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Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
Good Omens
Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Good Omens

By: Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett

Narrated by: Rebecca Front, Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Ka...

Length: 12 hours 13 minutes

Abridged: No

A brand new full cast audiobook production of the classic collaboration from internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett starring Rebecca Front as the Narrator, Michael Sheen as Aziraphale, and David Tennant as Crowley!""Good Omens . . . is something like what would have happened if Thomas Pynchon, Tom Robbins and Don... Read more

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The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
The Obelisk Gate
N. K. Jemisin
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate

By: N. K. Jemisin

Narrated by: Robin Miles

Length: 13 hours 19 minutes

Abridged: No

Essun's missing daughter grows more powerful every day, and her choices may destroy the world in this "magnificent" Hugo Award winner and NYT Notable Book. (NPR)

The season of endings grows darker, as civilization fades into the long cold night.

Essun -- once Damaya, once Syenite, now avenger -- has found shelter, but not her daughter. Instead... Read more

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The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin
The Stone Sky
N. K. Jemisin
The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin

The Stone Sky

By: N. K. Jemisin

Narrated by: Robin Miles

Length: 14 hours 16 minutes

Abridged: No

Humanity will finally be saved or destroyed in the shattering conclusion to the post-apocalyptic and highly acclaimed NYT bestselling trilogy that won the Hugo Award three years in a row.

The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women.

Essun has inherited the power of... Read more

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The Ferryman by Justin Cronin
The Ferryman
Justin Cronin
The Ferryman by Justin Cronin

The Ferryman

By: Justin Cronin

Narrated by: Scott Brick & Suzanne Elise Freeman

Length: 19 hours 55 minutes

Abridged: No

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Next to impossible to put down . . . exciting, mysterious, and totally satisfying.”—STEPHEN KING
 
From the author of The Passage comes a riveting standalone novel about a group of survivors on a hidden island utopia—where the truth isn’t what it seems.

A POLYGON BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


The islands of Prospera lie in a... Read more

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

By: Suzanne Collins

Narrated by: Tatiana Maslany

Length: 10 hours 35 minutes

Abridged: No

Emmy Award-winning actress Tatiana Maslany narrates a brand-new recording of the first audiobook in the worldwide bestselling trilogy from Suzanne Collins!Narrated by: Tatiana MaslanyRun time: 10 hours, 36 minutesIn the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying... Read more

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The Deep Sky by Yume Kitasei
The Deep Sky
Yume Kitasei
The Deep Sky by Yume Kitasei

The Deep Sky

By: Yume Kitasei

Narrated by: Sarah Skaer

Length: 12 hours 15 minutes

Abridged: No

“Sarah Skaer uses her considerable vocal skill to make each crewmember instantly recognizable. Asuka is strongly characterized by her insecurity and self-doubt, though listeners will likely have more faith in her.”- Library Journal

Yume Kitasei's The Deep Sky is an enthralling sci fi thriller debut about a mission into deep space that begins with...
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The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
The Last Cuentista
Donna Barba Higuera
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera

The Last Cuentista

By: Donna Barba Higuera

Narrated by: Frankie Corzo

Length: 8 hours 33 minutes

Abridged: No

Winner of the John Newbery Medal
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award
A Junior Library Guild Selection

Había una vez …

A girl named Petra Peña, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita.

But Petra’s world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and their children—among them Petra and her... Read more

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Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White
Hell Followed with Us
Andrew Joseph White
Hell Followed with Us by Andrew Joseph White

Hell Followed with Us

By: Andrew Joseph White

Narrated by: Shaan Dasani, Graham Halstead & Avi Roque

Length: 10 hours 47 minutes

Abridged: No

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A furious, queer debut novel about embracing the monster within and unleashing its power against your oppressors.


"A long, sustained scream to the various strains of anti-transgender legislation multiplying around the world like, well, a virus." —The New York Times

Sixteen-year-old trans boy Benji is on the run... Read more

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Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton
Hollow Kingdom
Kira Jane Buxton
Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

Hollow Kingdom

By: Kira Jane Buxton

Narrated by: Robert Petkoff

Length: 10 hours 10 minutes

Abridged: No

A finalist for the 2020 Thurber Prize for American Humor!

"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,... Read more

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Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
Into the Drowning Deep
Mira Grant
Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Into the Drowning Deep

By: Mira Grant

Narrated by: Christine Lakin

Length: 17 hours 15 minutes

Abridged: No

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

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Light Bringer by Pierce Brown
Light Bringer
Pierce Brown
Light Bringer by Pierce Brown

Light Bringer

By: Pierce Brown

Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds

Length: 30 hours 8 minutes

Abridged: No

Darrow returns as Pierce Brown’s New York Times bestselling Red Rising series continues in the thrilling sequel to Dark Age.
“Brown’s plots are like a depth charge of nitromethane dropped in a bucket of gasoline. His pacing is 100% him standing over it all with a lit match and a smile, waiting for us to dare him to drop it.”—NPR, on Dark Age
“The... Read more

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven
Emily St. John Mandel
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven

By: Emily St. John Mandel

Narrated by: Kirsten Potter

Length: 10 hours 39 minutes

Abridged: No

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse—the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. Now an original series on HBO Max. Over one... Read more

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Morning Star by Pierce Brown
Morning Star
Pierce Brown
Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Morning Star

By: Pierce Brown

Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds

Length: 21 hours 50 minutes

Abridged: No

Red Rising thrilled readers and announced the presence of a talented new author. Golden Son changed the game and took the story of Darrow to the next level. Now comes the exhilarating conclusion to the Red Rising Trilogy: Morning Star. Read more

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Bookseller pick
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy
Becky Chambers
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers

A Prayer for the Crown-Shy

By: Becky Chambers

Narrated by: Em Grosland

Length: 3 hours 53 minutes

Abridged: No

“Tender and healing... I’m prescribing a preorder to anyone who has ever felt lost. Stunning, kind, necessary.” —Sarah Gailey on book 1: A Psalm for the Wild-Built

"This hopeful listen, full of humor, illuminates a world listeners will yearn to return to." -AudioFile on A Prayer for the Crown-Shy

A Prayer for the Crown-Shy is a story of kindness... Read more

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Catching Fire: Movie Tie-in Edition (Hunger Games, Book Two) by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire: Movie Tie-in Edition (Hunger Games, Book Two)
Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire: Movie Tie-in Edition (Hunger Games, Book Two) by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire: Movie Tie-in Edition (Hunger Games, Book Two)

By: Suzanne Collins

Narrated by: Tatiana Maslany

Length: 11 hours 3 minutes

Abridged: No

Catching Fire, the second book in the New York Times bestselling Hunger Games series, is now available with all-new cover art from the feature film!The second book in the international bestselling Hunger Games series is now a feature film. Here is the original novel with exciting new movie artwork on the cover. (Original cover version also... Read more

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Red Side Story by Jasper Fforde
Red Side Story
Jasper Fforde
Red Side Story by Jasper Fforde

Red Side Story

By: Jasper Fforde

Narrated by: Jasper Fforde & Chris Harper

Length: 13 hours 8 minutes

Abridged: No

Welcome to Chromatacia, where life is strictly regulated by one’s limited color perception. Civilization has been rebuilt after an unspoken “Something that Happened” five hundred years before. Society is now color vision—segregated, everything dictated by an individual’s visual ability, and governed by the shadowy National Color in far-off... Read more

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The Stand by Stephen King
The Stand
Stephen King
The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand

By: Stephen King

Narrated by: Grover Gardner

Length: 47 hours 43 minutes

Abridged: No

This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death.

And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky... Read more

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Manhunt by Gretchen Felker-Martin
Manhunt
Gretchen Felker-Martin
Manhunt by Gretchen Felker-Martin

Manhunt

By: Gretchen Felker-Martin

Narrated by: Katherine Pucciariello

Length: 10 hours 36 minutes

Abridged: No

STARRED Reviews in Library Journal and Booklist!
A Most-Anticipated Title in CrimeReads, BookRiot, Tor.com, Electric Lit, and more.
Featured in Autostraddle, Apartment Therapy, Goodreads, and more.

Gretchen Felker-Martin's Manhunt is an explosive post-apocalyptic novel that follows trans women and men on a grotesque journey of survival.

“A modern... Read more

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