By: Jessica Shattuck
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 12 hours 38 minutes
Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold
Set at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined—an affecting, shocking, and ultimately redemptive novel from the author of the New... Read More »
By: George Saunders
Narrated by: Various, George Saunders, Nick Offerman & David Sedaris
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes
***WINNER OF THE 2018 AUDIE AWARD FOR AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR***
The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented
February 1862. The Civil War is less... Read More »
By: Amor Towles
Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
Length: 17 hours 51 minutes
A perfect holiday gift.
“The book is like a salve. I think the world feels disordered right now. The count’s refinement and genteel nature are exactly what we’re longing for.” —Ann Patchett
“How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance.” —The Washington Post
He can’t leave his... Read More »
By: Min Jin Lee
Narrated by: Allison Hiroto
Length: 18 hours 15 minutes
A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017 * A USA TODAY TOP TEN OF 2017 * JULY PICK FOR THE PBS... Read More »
By: Samantha Silva
Narrated by: Euan Morton
Length: 8 hours 8 minutes
"[Narrator Euan Morton's] British-accented narration is pure delight...This imaginative story is so charming that listeners will be convinced it is fact, not fiction. A heartwarming addition to the holiday audiobook collection." — Booklist
Laced with humor, rich historical detail from Charles Dickens’ life, and clever winks to his work, Samantha... Read More »
By: Kate Quinn
Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
Length: 15 hours 6 minutes
In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption.
1947. In the chaotic... Read More »
By: Paulette Jiles
Narrated by: Grover Gardner
Length: 5 hours 58 minutes
National Book Award Finalist—Fiction
It is 1870 and Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence.
In Wichita Falls, he is offered a... Read More »
By: Marlon James
Narrated by: Ryan Anderson, Dwight Bacquie, Cherise Boothe, Robertson Dean, Johnathan McClain & Robert Younis
Length: 25 hours 59 minutes
On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December 5,... Read More »
By: Emma Donoghue
Narrated by: Kate Lock
Length: 12 hours 24 minutes
A 2016 Shirley Jackson Awards Finalist
*The latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room*
In the latest masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months-soon finds herself... Read More »
By: Anthony Doerr
Narrated by: Zach Appelman
Length: 16 hours 2 minutes
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris... Read More »
By: Lisa Wingate
Narrated by: Emily Rankin & Catherine Taber
Length: 14 hours 27 minutes
THE BLOCKBUSTER HIT—A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly Bestseller
For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.”*
Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger... Read More »
By: Eowyn Ivey
Narrated by: John Glouchevitch
Length: 13 hours 26 minutes
An atmospheric, transporting tale of adventure, love, and survival from the bestselling author of The Snow Child, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
One of the Best Books of 2016--Amazon
A Washington Post Notable Book of 2016
A Goodreads Choice Award Nominee
A Library Journal Top 10 Book of 2016
A BookPage Best Book of 2016
In the winter of 1885,... Read More »
By: Kristin Hannah
Narrated by: Polly Stone
Length: 17 hours 19 minutes
In love we find out who we want to be.
In war we find out who we are.
In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes... Read More »
By: Mark Sullivan
Narrated by: Will Damron
Length: 17 hours 43 minutes
Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland.
Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the USA Today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.
Pino Lella wants nothing to do... Read More »
By: Ken Follett
Narrated by: John Lee
Length: 40 hours 55 minutes
If you liked the Century Trilogy, you’ll love the “extraordinary . . . monumental masterpiece.”—Booklist, that changed the course of Ken Follett’s already phenomenal career.
“Follett risks all and comes out a clear winner,” extolled Publishers Weekly on the release of The Pillars of the Earth. A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, the... Read More »
By: Melanie Benjamin
Narrated by: Paul Boehmer & Cassandra Campbell
Length: 12 hours 45 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Aviator’s Wife returns with a triumphant new novel about New York’s “Swans” of the 1950s—and the scandalous, headline-making, and enthralling friendship between literary legend Truman Capote and peerless socialite Babe Paley.
People’s Book of the Week • USA Today’s #1 “New and Noteworthy” Book •... Read More »
By: Sue Monk Kidd
Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Adepero Oduye & Sue Monk Kidd
Length: 13 hours 42 minutes
From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women
Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world—and it is now the newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0... Read More »
By: Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 23 hours 28 minutes
In a compelling, richly researched novel that draws from thousands of letters and original sources, bestselling authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie tell the fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph—a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an... Read More »
By: Aimie K. Runyan
Narrated by: Kathleen Gati
Length: 10 hours 15 minutes
A novel—inspired by the most celebrated regiment in the Red Army—about a woman’s sacrifice, courage, and love in a time of war.
Russia, 1941. Katya Ivanova is a young pilot in a far-flung military academy in the Ural Mountains. From childhood, she’s dreamed of taking to the skies to escape her bleak mountain life. With the Nazis on the march... Read More »
By: Madeline Miller
Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
Length: 12 hours 8 minutes
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller "manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a... Read More »
By: Paula McLain
Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 11 hours 20 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of The Paris Wife brings to life the story of Martha Gellhorn—a fiercely independent, ambitious woman ahead of her time, who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • New York Public Library •... Read More »
By: Kate Atkinson
Narrated by: Fenella Woolgar
Length: 11 hours 9 minutes
A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life
In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to... Read More »
By: Madeline Miller
Narrated by: Frazer Douglas
Length: 11 hours 14 minutes
The legend begins...
Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best of all the Greeks”—strong, beautiful, and the child of a goddess—Achilles is everything the shamed Patroclus is not. Yet despite their... Read More »
By: Pat Barker
Narrated by: Kristin Atherton & Michael Fox
Length: 10 hours 44 minutes
One of The Washington Post's 50 Most Notable Books of 2018
One of NPR's Best Books of 2018
One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018
"An important, powerful, memorable book that invites us to look differently not only at The Iliad but at our own ways of telling stories about the past and the present."
--Emily Wilson, translator of The Odyssey... Read More »