Every Sky a Grave
The Ascendance Series
By Jay Posey
Narrated by Laurel Lefkow / 12 hours 37 minutes
The first novel in an exciting new series, Every Sky a Grave is a thrilling space epic following a powerful woman who can destroy planets with a single word but is suddenly faced with an adversary that threatens the entire known universe.
Far in the future, human beings have seeded themselves amongst the stars. Since decoding the language of the... Read more »
The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Narrated by January LaVoy / 12 hours 20 minutes
“This lovely, magical book is a coming-of-age story that blends the best qualities of the adventure stories of the early 20th century with some thoroughly modern sensibilities. January Scaller is an almost-orphan in the early 1900s, the unlikely ward of a rich collector of antiquities who employs her father to travel the world discovering treasures for his collections. When she discovers that she has the ability to open doors into other worlds, she finds a myriad of other civilizations, some beautiful, some terrifying, where the color of her skin and her gender don't matter the way they do in her own world. But her discovery threatens everything she believes about her life, her family and herself. The Ten Thousand Doors of January features beautiful writing and heart-stopping action. The perfect crossover novel, it will appeal equally to teens and adults alike. And January LaVoy's talented narration makes the story leap from the page. It's an immensely satisfying book!”Emily, Inklings Bookshop
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
By Ken Liu
Narrated by Corey Brill & Joy Osmanski / 15 hours 41 minutes
Featured in the Netflix series Love, Death & Robots
Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his multiple award-winning stories for a groundbreaking collection—including a brand-new piece exclusive to this volume.
With his debut novel, The Grace of Kings, taking the literary world by storm, Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in The Paper... Read more »
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Zero Sum Game
Cas Russell: Book #1
By S. L. Huang
Narrated by Lauren Fortgang / 11 hours 42 minutes
“A fun, fast-paced action thriller featuring a snarky math superhero who has some serious character flaws. Cas Russell is good at math, so good that she intuitively performs vector calculus at lightning speed, allowing her to dodge both incoming fists and bullets. She’s a mercenary “retrieval expert” with ambiguous morals, available for hire in Los Angeles, and her latest job is proving to be much more challenging and dangerous than she anticipated.”Trey, Bookshop Santa Cruz
A Hero Born
The Definitive Edition
Legends of the Condor Heroes: Book #1
By Jin Yong & Anna Holmwood
Narrated by Daniel York Loh & Carolyn Oldershaw / 13 hours 41 minutes
The epic Chinese classic and phenomenon published in the US for the first time!
Featured in iO9's 2019 Fall Preview.
A fantastical generational saga and kung fu epic, Jin Yong's A Hero Born is the classic novel of its time, stretching from the Song Empire (China 1200 AD) to the appearance of a warlord whose name will endure for eternity: Genghis... Read more »
By Ted Chiang
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, Dominic Hoffman, Amy Landon & Ted Chiang / 11 hours 21 minutes
“WOW. My first experience with Ted Chiang absolutely blew me out of the water. Each story left me with wide eyes and a racing mind, running to my husband to read a passage so we could both be knocked over with wonder. Exhalation filled me with so many questions about our collective past, present, and future, I’ll be coming back to this book again and again trying to find the answers.”Kasey Kane, Country Bookshelf
Who Fears Death
Narrated by Anne Flosnik / 15 hours 11 minutes
International award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor enters the world of magical realist literature with a powerful story of genocide in the far future and of the woman who reshapes her world.
In a post-apocalyptic Africa, the world has changed in many ways, yet in one region genocide between tribes still bloodies the land. After years of enslaving... Read more »
An Unkindness of Ghosts
Narrated by Cherise Boothe / 11 hours 53 minutes
Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If she were truly a monster, she'd be powerful enough to tear down the walls around her until nothing remains of her world.Aster lives in the lowdeck slums of the HSS Matilda, a space... Read more »
A Wizard of Earthsea
Earthsea Cycle: Book #1
Narrated by Rob Inglis / 7 hours 17 minutes
"The shapeless mass of darkness split apart. It sundered, and a pale spindle of light gleamed between his open arms. In the oval of light there moved a human shape: a tall woman . beautiful, and sorrowful, and full of fear."-from A Wizard of Earthsea A Wizard of Earthsea, first in a tetralogy that includes The Tombs of Atuan and The Farthest... Read more »
The Green Bone Saga: Book #1
By Fonda Lee
Narrated by Andrew Kishino / 19 hours 6 minutes
“A slow burn with frequent bursts of action. For fans of mafia dramas and martial arts action. The Green Bone culture & mythology are unique & captivating. This book and its characters got better and better as the story progressed. Lee writes like a watchmaker, and this book ticks away like a finely-tuned machine.”Elon, Left Bank Books
How Long 'til Black Future Month?
Narrated by Shayna Small, Gail Nelson-Holgate, Robin Eller & Ron Butler / 14 hours 10 minutes
Three-time Hugo Award winner and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption that sharply examine modern society in her first collection of short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories.
"Marvelous and wide-ranging." -- Los Angeles... Read more »
The Ballad of Black Tom
Narrated by Kevin R. Free / 3 hours 9 minutes
People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there.
Charles Thomas Tester hustles to put food on the table, keep the roof over his father's head, from Harlem to Flushing Meadows to Red Hook. He knows what magic a suit can cast, the invisibility a guitar case can provide, and the curse written on his black... Read more »