By: Jesse Ball
Narrated by: Emma Galvin
Length: 5 hours 31 minutes
A teenage girl. A shattering loss. An obsession with a secret arson club. This is the story of a girl who has nothing and will burn anything.
Lucia’s father is dead, her mother is in a mental hospital, and she’s living in a garage-turned-bedroom with her aunt. And now she’s been kicked out of school—again. Making her way through the world with... Read more »
By: Bob Proehl
Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
Length: 12 hours 47 minutes
“A Kavalier & Clay for the Comic-Con Age, this is a bighearted, inventive, exuberant debut.” —Eleanor Henderson, author of Ten Thousand Saints
"Proehl creates worlds within worlds within worlds, all of them full of surprise and wonder."
—Charles Yu, author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
Valerie Torrey took her son, Alex,... Read more »
By: Beatriz Williams
Narrated by: Mia Barron, Barbara Goodson & Adrienne Rusk
Length: 12 hours 51 minutes
The bestselling author of A Hundred Summers brings the Roaring Twenties brilliantly to life in this enchanting and compulsively readable tale of intrigue, romance, and scandal in New York Society, brimming with lush atmosphere, striking characters, and irresistible charm.
As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent...Read more » Learn more
By: Anne Tyler
Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
Length: 5 hours 56 minutes
Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies.
Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny? Plus, she’s always in trouble at work... Read more »
By: Paul Tremblay
Narrated by: Erin Bennett
Length: 12 hours 44 minutes
A family is shaken to its core after the mysterious disappearance of a teenage boy in this eerie tale, a blend of literary fiction, psychological suspense, and supernatural horror from the author of A Head Full of Ghosts.
“A Head Full of Ghosts scared the living hell out of me, and I’m pretty hard to scare,” raved Stephen King about Paul...Read more » Learn more
By: Midge Raymond
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 8 hours 55 minutes
This unforgettable debut, set against the dramatic Antarctic landscape, is “refreshingly different, vivid and immediate. Midge Raymond has an extraordinary gift for description that puts the reader bang in the middle of its dangerous and endangered world” (M.L. Stedman, New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans).
It is only... Read more »
By: Michael Harvey
Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
Length: 8 hours 27 minutes
An extraordinary thriller—gripping, haunting, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders.
“You came back here to bury your past. . . . Thing is, you gotta kill it first.”
Kevin Pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of...Read more » Learn more
By: Karin Tanabe
Narrated by: Janina Edwards
Length: 11 hours 51 minutes
Passing meets The House of Mirth in this “utterly captivating” (Kathleen Grissom, New York Times bestselling author of The Kitchen House) historical novel based on the true story of Anita Hemmings, the first black student to attend Vassar, who successfully passed as white—until she let herself grow too attached to the wrong person.
Since... Read more »
By: Ray Bradbury
Narrated by: Paul Hecht
Length: 4 hours 46 minutes
A journalist bearing terrible news leaps from a still-moving train into a small town of wonderful, impossible secrets . . .
The doomed crew of a starship follows their blind, mad captain on a quest into deepest space to joust with destiny, eternity, and God Himself . . .
Now and Forever is a bold new work from an incomparable artist whose...Read more » Learn more
By: Nina LaCour & David Levithan
Narrated by: Emma Galvin & Matthew Brown
Length: 6 hours 36 minutes
A special edition of the critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ romance, now with bonus material from bestselling authors Nina LaCour and David Levithan.
You Know Me Well is a deeply honest story about navigating the joys and heartaches of first love, one truth at a time.
Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet...
By: Dan Vyleta
Narrated by: Allan Corduner
Length: 18 hours 33 minutes
Readers of the Harry Potter series and Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell are sure to be mesmerized by Dan Vyleta’s thrilling blend of historical fiction and fantasy, as three young friends scratch the surface of the grown-up world to discover startling wonders—and dangerous secrets.
“Dan Vyleta writes with intricacy and imagination and... Read more »
By: Anton DiSclafani
Narrated by: Dorothy Dillingham Blue
Length: 10 hours 9 minutes
"A vintage version of 'Gossip Girl' meets bigger hair." —The Skimm
"DiSclafani’s story sparkles like the jumbo diamonds her characters wear to one-up each other. Historical fiction lovers will linger over every lush detail." —People
From the bestselling author of The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls comes a story of lifelong female friendship –... Read more »
By: Mary Kay Andrews
Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
Length: 15 hours 26 minutes
Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Others come only for the weekends-and the mix between the regulars and “the weekenders” can sometimes make the sparks fly. Riley Griggs has a season of good times with friends and family ahead of her on Belle Isle when things take an unexpected turn. While...Read more » Learn more
By: Nathaniel Philbrick
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 13 hours 17 minutes
A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the George Washington Prize
A surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, from the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye.
"May be one of the greatest... Read more »
By: Louise Erdrich
Narrated by: Louise Erdrich
Length: 14 hours 37 minutes
In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient...Read more » Learn more
By: Adam Haslett
Narrated by: Ellen Archer
Length: 10 hours 52 minutes
From a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, a ferociously intimate story of a family facing the ultimate question: how far will we go to save the people we love the most?
When Margaret's fiancée, John, is hospitalized for depression in 1960s London, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans despite what she now knows of his... Read more »
By: C. E. Morgan
Narrated by: George Newbern
Length: 23 hours 1 minutes
Hellsmouth, an indomitable thoroughbred with the blood of Triple Crown winners in her veins, runs for the glory of the Forge family, one of Kentucky’s oldest and most powerful dynasties. Henry Forge has partnered with his daughter, Henrietta, in an endeavor of raw obsession: to breed the next superhorse, the next Secretariat. But when Allmon...Read more » Learn more
By: Jennifer Haigh
Narrated by: Michael Rahhal & Allyson Ryan
Length: 14 hours 45 minutes
Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Haigh returns to the Pennsylvania town at the center of her iconic novel Baker Towers in this ambitious, achingly human story of modern America and the conflicting forces at its heart—a bold, moving drama of hope and desperation, greed and power, big business and small-town families.
Forty...Read more » Learn more
By: Lisa Owens
Narrated by: Tuppence Middleton
Length: 6 hours 21 minutes
In the tradition of Jennifer Close’s Girls in White Dresses comes a “a pin-sharp, utterly addictive debut” (Vogue U.K.) told in vignettes that speak to a new generation not trying to have it all but hoping to make sense of it all.
“Everyone’s been talking about this book. . . . Charming and funny, this read is simply delightful.”—Bustle
“A... Read more »
By: Steve Cavanagh
Narrated by: Adam Sims
Length: 10 hours 42 minutes
"If you're a fan of John Grisham, Scott Turow, and Brad Meltzer, then you will be a fan of Steve Cavanagh's The Defense." —Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Radiant Angel
Eddie Flynn used to be a con artist. Then he became a lawyer. Turns out the two aren't that different.
In The Defense, former con artist turned lawyer Eddie...Read more » Learn more
By: Roshani Chokshi
Narrated by: Priya Ayyar
Length: 9 hours 22 minutes
A lush and vivid story steeped in Indian folklore and mythology, Roshani Chokshi's The Star-touched Queen is a novel that no listener will soon forget. An instant New York Times bestseller!
Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you're only seventeen?
Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises...Read more » Learn more
By: Simon Van Booy
Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
Length: 6 hours 57 minutes
When devastating news shatters the life of six-year-old Harvey, she finds herself in the care of a veteran social worker, Wanda, and alone in the world save for one relative she has never met—a disabled felon, haunted by a violent past he can't escape.
Moving between past and present, Father’s Day weaves together the story of Harvey’s childhood...Read more » Learn more
By: L.S. Hilton
Narrated by: Emilia Fox
Length: 10 hours 20 minutes
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND THE PERFECT READ FOR FANS OF KILLING EVE
THE BEST OF SKIMM READS 2016
“One of this year’s most talked about novels.” —The Washington Post
“A twenty-first-century femme fatale as lethal as Tom Ripley and as seductive as Bacall.” —Vogue
A put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house, Judith Rashleigh... Read more »
By: Lisa Scottoline
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 12 hours 41 minutes
“Spellbinding. Another tour de force from Scottoline. It drew me in, in a single breath.” –Mary Kubica, bestselling author of The Good Girl
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Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a...