By: JM Holmes
Narrated by: Damien Christopher
Length: 6 hours 22 minutes
Four young men struggle to liberate themselves from the burden of being black and male in America in an assured debut "as up-to the-minute as a Kendrick Lamar track and as ruefully steeped in eternal truths as a Gogol tale" (Kirkus, starred review).
Bound together by shared experience but pulled apart by their changing fortunes, four young... Read more »
By: Jon McGregor
Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Justine Eyre, Sarah Nichols, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Ralph Lister & Simon Vance
Length: 3 hours 17 minutes
Returning us to the extraordinary territory of Jon McGregor's Man Booker Prize long-listed novel Reservoir 13, The Reservoir Tapes take us deep into the heart of an English village that is trying to come to terms with what has happened on its watch.
A teenage girl has gone missing. The whole community has been called upon to join the search. And...Read more » Learn more
By: Kevin Wilson
Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne & Johanna Parker
Length: 8 hours 24 minutes
In Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine, Kevin Wilson’s first story collection in nearly a decade, Wilson combines his signature quirkiness with his keen eye for emotional complexity to explore the fraught relationship between parents and children.
“Wildfire Johnny” is the story of a man who discovers a magic razor that allows him to travel back in time....Read more » Learn more
By: Neel Patel
Narrated by: Neel Patel
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes
"If You See Me, Don't Say Hi bristles with unexpected meetings and reunions, recognitions and failed recognitions, passions and estrangements of all kinds. These stories have a sharp eye for the complexities of modern life, but Neel Patel writes with the wisdom and compassion of an old soul." — Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of...Read more » Learn more
By: Michael Andreasen
Narrated by: Various
Length: 6 hours 54 minutes
An astonishing fiction debut from a UC Irvine MFA graduate and recent contributor to The New Yorker.
Bewitching and playful, with its feet only slightly tethered to the world we know, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover explores hope, love, and loss across a series of surreal landscapes and wild metamorphoses. Just because Jenny was born without a head... Read more »
By: Denis Johnson
Narrated by: Nick Offerman, Michael Shannon, Dermot Mulroney & Will Patton
Length: 5 hours 16 minutes
Twenty-five years after Jesus’ Son, a haunting new collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence, from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is the long-awaited new story collection from Denis Johnson. Written in the luminous prose that made him one of the most... Read more »
By: James McBride
Narrated by: Arthur Morey, Nile Bullock, Prentice Onayemi & Dominic Hoffman
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017
“A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King... Read more »
By: Catherynne M. Valente
Narrated by: Karis A. Campbell
Length: 4 hours 48 minutes
The lives of six female superheroes and the girlfriends of superheroes. A ferocious riff on women in superhero comics.
From the New York Times bestselling author Catherynne Valente comes a series of linked stories from the points of view of the wives and girlfriends of superheroes, female heroes, and anyone who's ever been "refrigerated": comic... Read more »
By: Jenny Zhang
Narrated by: Greta Jung, Jenny Zhang, Kim Mai Guest, Nancy Wu, Emily Woo Zeller & Samantha Quan
Length: 9 hours 59 minutes
A sly debut story collection that conjures the experience of adolescence through the eyes of Chinese American girls growing up in New York City—for readers of Zadie Smith, Helen Oyeyemi, and Junot Díaz
A fresh new voice emerges with the arrival of Sour Heart, establishing Jenny Zhang as a frank and subversive interpreter of the immigrant... Read more »
By: Curtis Dawkins
Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
Length: 4 hours 57 minutes
In this “toughly courageous, unflinching, and unapologetic” (O, The Oprah Magazine) debut collection, Curtis Dawkins, an MFA graduate and convicted murderer serving life without parole, “takes us inside the worlds of prison and prisoners with stories that dazzle with their humor and insight, even as they describe a harsh and barren existence”... Read more »Learn more
By: Alexander Weinstein
Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
Length: 5 hours 59 minutes
AN EXTRAORDINARILY RESONANT AND PROPHETIC COLLECTION OF SPECULATIVE SHORT FICTION FOR OUR TECH-SAVVY ERA BY DEBUT AUTHOR ALEXANDER WEINSTEIN
Children of the New World introduces readers to a near-future world of social media implants, memory manufacturers, dangerously immersive virtual reality games, and alarmingly intuitive robots. Many of these...
By: Helen Ellis
Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney, Lisa Cordileone, Rebecca Lowman & Dorothy Dillingham Blue
Length: 3 hours 45 minutes
A sharp, funny, delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south of the Mason Dixon line.
Meet the women of American Housewife: they wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when it's cloudy. They... Read more »
By: Richard Matheson
Narrated by: Robertson Dean & Yuri Rasovsky
Length: 10 hours 51 minutes
In Matheson’s vampire classic I Am Legend, a plague has decimated the world, and transformed the unfortunate survivors into bloodthirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, hungry for Neville’s blood. By day, he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead...Read more » Learn more
By: David Joseph
Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
Length: 5 hours 19 minutes
A collection of touching stories of extraordinary moments within the confines of ordinary lives.
In this collection on love and loss, hopes and dreams, and memory and regret, The Old Men Who Row Boats and Other Stories takes the reader on an insightful journey through Spain and Portugal. These fourteen stories convey real emotion through... Read more »
By: Bo-Young Kim
Narrated by: Greg Chun, Jackie Chung & Vico Ortiz
Length: 9 hours 59 minutes
“Her fiction is a breath-taking piece of a cinematic art itself. Reminiscent of the world we experienced in Matrix, Inception, and Dark City, still it leads us to this entirely original structure, which is a ground-breaking, mystic literary and cinematic experience. Indeed, powerful and graceful.”—Bong Joon-ho, Oscar-winning director...Read more » Learn more
By: Walter Mosley
Narrated by: Mirron Willis
Length: 10 hours 9 minutes
Bestselling author Walter Mosley has proven himself a master of narrative tension, both with his extraordinary fiction and gripping writing for television. The Awkward Black Man collects seventeen of Mosley's most accomplished short stories to showcase the full range of his remarkable talent.
Mosley presents distinct characters as they struggle... Read more »
By: Matthew Baker
Narrated by: Peter Ganim
Length: 14 hours 4 minutes
Equal parts speculative and satirical, the stories in Why Visit America form an exegesis of our current political predicament, while offering an eloquent plea for connection and hope.
The citizens of Plainfield, Texas, have had it with the broke-down United States. So they vote to secede, rename themselves America in memory of their former...
By: Scott Semegran
Narrated by: J.R. Moorland, John Stempien & Cody Roberts
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes
THE BESTSELLING, AWARD-WINNING BOOK WITH THREE CAPTIVATING STORIES
IndieReader Discovery Awards: Winner for Short Stories, 2018
These are the stories of three boys living in Texas: one growing up, one dreaming, and one fighting to stay alive in the face of destitution and adversity. There's second-grader William, a shy yet imaginative boy who...Read more » Learn more
By: B. J. Novak
Narrated by: B. J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, Lena Dunham, Jenna Fischer, Julianne Moore, Carey Mulligan, Katy Perry, Jason Schwartzman, Emma Thompson & Rainn Wilson
Length: 6 hours 47 minutes
WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCES by Lena Dunham, Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling, Julianne Moore, Carey Mulligan, Katy Perry, Jason Schwartzman, Emma Thompson, and Rainn Wilson
B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new... Read more »
Los mejores libros jamás escritos.
Aunque Voltaire empezó a escribir cuentos en su etapa de «cortesano», cuando debía amenizar, como gentilhombre de la cámara del rey, los ocios de la corte, en los cuatro títulos que componen el presente volumen -Cándido, Micromegas, Zadig y El Ingenuo- ya están presentes los propósitos de toda su escritura:...Read more » Learn more
By: Manuel Rivas
Narrated by: Daniel Rey Vega
Length: 2 hours 46 minutes
¿Puede refugiarse el alma en una barra de pan? ¿O tener la forma de una guitarra eléctrica llamada Sirena en manos de un joven pescador?
Desde la antigüedad, la búsqueda más intensa del ser humano es la del lugar donde habita el alma. He aquí una respuesta actual, sencilla, irónica y sorprendente a ese gran enigma histórico. El resultado de...Read more » Learn more
By: Mick Herron
CWA Gold and Steel Dagger-winner Mick Herron’s short fiction, collected for the first time. Mick Herron, author of the Slough House novels, is on his way to becoming one of the most critically acclaimed and culturally important crime fiction writers of the twenty-first century. He has been awarded both the Gold and Steel Daggers by the Crime... Read more »Learn more
By: Hannah Howell
Narrated by: Caroline Kinsolving
Four irresistible tales of romance and adventure in the Scottish Highlands from the New York Times bestselling author of Highland Devil.
New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell is a master of Scottish historical romance. In Highland Hero, she shares four of her finest short stories featuring heroes as wild and captivating as the... Read more »
By: Claire Foster
Narrated by: Claire Rudy Foster
Length: 6 hours 43 minutes
By turns tender and punk-tough, Shine of the Ever is a literary mixtape of queer voices out of 1990s Portland. This collection of interconnected short stories explores what binds a community of queer and trans people as they negotiate love, screwing up, and learning to forgive themselves for being young and sometimes foolish. Read more »Learn more