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By: Kate Greene
Narrated by: Kate Greene
Length: 6 hours 7 minutes
This program is read by the author
When it comes to Mars, the focus is often on how to get there: the rockets, the engines, the fuel. But upon arrival, what will it actually be like?
In 2013, Kate Greene moved to Mars. That is, along with five fellow crew members, she embarked on NASA’s first HI-SEAS mission, a simulated Martian environment... Read more »
By: Carrie Firestone
Narrated by: Krystel Roche, Cassandra Morris, Taylor Meskimen, Kim Mai Guest, Tara Sands, Sharinna Allan, Sophie Amoss, Andrea Emmes, Asia Mattu, Courtney Lin & Caitlin Kelly
Length: 6 hours 28 minutes
In this debut middle-grade girl-power friendship story, an eighth grader starts a podcast to protest the unfair dress code enforcement at her middle school and sparks a rebellion.
Molly Frost is FED UP...
Because Olivia was yelled at for wearing a tank top.
Because Liza got dress coded and Molly didn't, even though they were wearing the exact... Read more »
By: DW Gibson
Narrated by: Ramón de Ocampo
Length: 11 hours 23 minutes
An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego—and the impact on the lives of local residents.
In August of 2019, Donald Trump finished building his border wall—at least a portion of it. In San Diego, the Army Corps of engineers completed two years of... Read more »
By: Paige McKenzie & Nancy Ohlin
Narrated by: Paige McKenzie
Length: 8 hours 53 minutes
New-girl and secret-witch Iris just wants to get through her first day of school without a panic attack. The last thing she expects is to be taken in by a coven of three witches—soft-spoken Greta, thoughtful and musical Ridley, and fiery and spirited Binx. They may be the first witches Iris has met IRL, but their coven is not alone in their... Read more »Learn more
By: Wendy Wan-Long Shang & Madelyn Rosenberg
Narrated by: Laurine Price
Length: 5 hours 14 minutes
A multicultural story full of heart and hilarity about what it means to be all-American after all.\
Lauren and her best friend, Tara, have always done absolutely everything together. So when they don't have any classes together in sixth grade, it's disastrous. The solution? Trying out for the school play. Lauren, who loves to sing, wonders if... Read more »
By: Donna Hill
Narrated by: Karen Chilton
Length: 8 hours 17 minutes
When it turns out your life is built on a lie, how do you even start to find yourself? In this stunning follow-up to A House Divided, author Donna Hill reveals one womans challenge to peel back the layers of her identityand hopefully gain more than shes lost Shes a brilliant Senate candidate, a tech moguls loving wife, and mother to two... Read more »Learn more
By: Madhur Anand
Narrated by: Ellora Patnaik, Asha Vijayasingham & Raoul Bhaneja
Length: 9 hours 56 minutes
“Wondrously and elegantly written in language that astonishes and moves the reader…This is an important book: an emotional and intellectual tour de force.” —Jane Urquhart
An experimental memoir about Partition, immigration, and generational storytelling, This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart weaves together the poetry of memory with the... Read more »
By: William Melvin Kelley
Narrated by: Jay Smooth
Length: 6 hours 4 minutes
One of the great jazz novels of any era, A Drop of Patience tells the story of a blind horn player's journey through the themes of race, blindness, and music.
At the age of five, Ludlow Washington is given up by his parents to a brutal white-run state institution for blind African American children, where everyone is taught music—the only trade... Read more »
By: William Melvin Kelley
Narrated by: Jay Smooth
Length: 5 hours 6 minutes
A searing, provocative satire by one of the most important African-American novelists of the twentieth century that lays bare the abiding racism and the legacy of slavery on the psyche of white America.
Mitchell Pierce is a well-off New York ad executive whose marriage is falling apart. He no longer feels any passion for his pregnant wife,... Read more »
By: Katherine Center
Narrated by: Thérèse Plummer
Length: 7 hours 33 minutes
“Offers credible descriptions of first-time motherhood, affecting characters and situations and low-key charm.”–Kirkus Reviews
“Stellar . . . Center paints an accurate and humorous view of motherhood.”–Booklist
Jenny Harris always expected that she’d fall in love, get married, and have a baby–in that order. Now, very pregnant and not quite... Read more »
By: Kristyn Kusek Lewis
Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
Length: 9 hours 6 minutes
From the beloved author of Half of What You Hear, a perceptive and poignant novel about a woman discovering that her expertise can only get her so far in matters of the heart.
Charlotte McGanley knows happiness. Just ask anyone who’s read Perfect Happiness, her bestselling book about how she, a busy mother and professor, used her no-nonsense... Read more »Learn more
By: Holly Miller
Narrated by: Katherine Manners & Sam Alexander
Length: 10 hours 42 minutes
The Light We Lost meets How to Walk Away in this romantic and page-turning debut that poses a heartbreaking question: Would you choose love, if you knew how it would end?
"Unique and breathtaking and painful and broken and perfect . . . just like love. I'm still crying, yet all I want to do is settle down and read it again." --Jodi Picoult
Joel... Read more »
By: Liara Tamani
Narrated by: Preston Butler III & Joniece Abbott-Pratt
Length: 7 hours 19 minutes
“Masterfully bounces and slams two hearts up and down a shrouded court of first love and revelations. A hard-to-put-down backboard-breaker.”—Rita Williams-Garcia, National Book Award Finalist and New York Times–bestselling author
From the moment Carli and Rex first locked eyes on a Texas high school basketball court, they both knew it was... Read more »Learn more
By: Adrienne Bankert
Narrated by: Adrienne Bankert & Bill Krause
Length: 5 hours 39 minutes
Harness the hidden power of kindness.
Kindness isn’t merely about getting along with people and being nice. It’s a game changer in business, the door-opener to opportunity, and the key to authenticity and confidence. It’s a superpower that can be honed through an intentional lifestyle of kindness and is especially important in these divisive... Read more »Learn more
By: Margaret Dilloway
Narrated by: Joy Osmanski
Length: 7 hours 28 minutes
From Margaret Dilloway, author of Summer of a Thousand Pies, comes a heartfelt and funny story about a shy eleven-year-old who learns to manage her anxiety through improv classes—and discovers her activist voice. Perfect for fans of Sharon Draper, Lynda Mullaly Hunt, and Holly Goldberg Sloan.
Eleven-year-old Ava Andrews has a Technicolor... Read more »Learn more
By: Gillian McAllister
Narrated by: Katharine Lee McEwan
Length: 11 hours 23 minutes
"Almost unbearably tense." --The New York Times Book Review
"A Sliding Doors thriller with a moral dilemma at its heart. Brilliant." --Claire Douglas, author of Last Seen Alive
A captivating, ingenious novel by the author of The Good Sister about a woman faced with an impossible choice after attacking an unknown assailant, urging readers to ask... Read more »
By: Martha McPhee
Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
Length: 11 hours 34 minutes
For fans of Mary Beth Keane and Jennifer Egan, this powerful, moving multigenerational saga from National Book Award finalist Martha McPhee—ten years in the making—explores one family’s story against the sweep of 20th century American history.
Drawn from the author’s own family history, An Elegant Woman is a story of discovery and reinvention,... Read more »
By: Lindsay Wong
Narrated by: Nancy Wu
Length: 11 hours 21 minutes
Crazy Rich Asians meets Love & Gelato in this hilarious, quirky novel about a Chinese-American teen who is thrust into the decadent world of Beijing high society when she is sent away to spend the summer in China.
Iris Wang is having a bit of a rough start to her summer: Her boyfriend cheated on her, she didn’t get into any colleges, and she... Read more »
By: Rebecca Kauffman
Narrated by: Susan Bennett
Length: 9 hours 10 minutes
Fripp Island, South Carolina, is the perfect destination for the wealthy Daly family: Lisa, Scott, and their two girls. For Lisas childhood friend Poppy Ford, however, the resort island is a world away from what she and her family are used to. Everyone brings secrets to the island, distorting what should be a convivial, relaxing summer on the... Read more »Learn more
By: Alice Miller
Narrated by: Polly Lee
Length: 9 hours 22 minutes
For fans of Paula McLains The Paris Wife and Amor Towless Rules of Civility, Alice Miller's sweeping debut novel charts the love story of two of literatures most fascinating characters: Georgie Hyde-Lees and her husband, W. B. Yeats. On the eve of World War I, twenty-one-year-old Georgie Hyde-Leeson her own for the first timeis introduced to... Read more »Learn more
By: Eileen Alexander
Narrated by: Stephanie Racine, Oswyn Murray & Sian Clifford
Length: 21 hours
On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five years and spans many hundreds of letters.
But as Eileen and Gershon’s relationship flourishes from friendship and admiration into passion... Read more »Learn more
By: Joni Ernst
Narrated by: Joni Ernst
Length: 7 hours 53 minutes
Combining the by-the-bootstraps work ethic of Nikki Haley’s Can’t Is Not an Option with the military pluck of MJ Heger’s Shoot Like a Girl, Joni Ernst’s candid memoir details the rise of one of the most inspiring and authentic women in the United States Senate.
The daughter of hardworking farmers in the heartland, Joni Ernst has never been... Read more »
By: Kevin van Whye
Narrated by: Vikas Adam
Length: 7 hours 54 minutes
"One of the most adorable, big-hearted, charming books in existence." --Becky Albertalli, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
What If It's Us meets To All the Boys I've Loved Before in this upbeat and heartfelt boy-meets-boy romance that feels like a modern twist on a '90s rom-com!
Everyone knows about the... Read more »
By: Jenny Tores Sanchez
Narrated by: Marisa Blake
Length: 9 hours 30 minutes
Pulga has his dreams. Chico has his grief. Pequeña has her pride. And these three teens have one another. But none of them have illusions about the town they've grown up in and the dangers that surround them. Even with the love of family, threats lurk around every corner. And when those threats become all too real, the trio knows they have no... Read more »Learn more