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Here are some recent P&P hits available as audiobooks. Grab your headphones and listen to the current best.

Demon Copperhead

A Novel

By: Barbara Kingsolver
Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
Length: 21 hours 2 minutes

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONA New York Times ""Ten Best Books of the Year"" • An Oprah’s Book Club Selection • An Instant New York Times Bestseller • An Instant Wall Street Journal Bestseller • A #1 Washington Post Bestseller ""Demon is a voice for the ages—akin to Huck Finn or Holden Caulfield—only even... Read more

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The Covenant of Water

By: Abraham Verghese
Narrated by: Abraham Verghese
Length: 31 hours 16 minutes

“A sweeping, enthralling and passionate multi-generational saga that's difficult to put down (or stop listening to), this is a brilliant story of land, family and unforgettable characters in South India. Read more

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Lessons in Chemistry

A Novel

By: Bonnie Garmus
Narrated by: Miranda Raison, Bonnie Garmus & Pandora Sykes
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes

“Character-driven and quirky, this book made me angry at what Elizabeth faces, yet at the same time, the fact that she faces it with such aplomb that it also filled me with joy to witness her journey. Reading this one at the same time as When Women Were Dragons made me wonder if Elizabeth would be dragoning pretty soon ;) but this one is set in... Read more

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Small Things Like These

By: Claire Keegan
Narrated by: Aidan Kelly
Length: 1 hour 56 minutes

“A small and beautiful book of an Irish man and his discovery of a disturbing secret in the convent - highly recommended! One of my Top 3 Books of 2021! Read more

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

A novel

By: Gabrielle Zevin
Narrated by: Jennifer Kim & Julian Cihi
Length: 13 hours 51 minutes

“I was seized and thoroughly absorbed by this amazing book, beautifully narrated in audiobook form. Sam and Sadie are two brilliant video gamers and creative designers whose lives revolve around games. The book follows their friendship and professional collaboration from early teen to young adult - through love and grief and disappointment and... Read more

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The Wager

A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

By: David Grann
Narrated by: Dion Graham & David Grann
Length: 8 hours 28 minutes

“I loved this nautical true story of mutiny on the high seas. The men lived by such a strict code. What IS to be done when the captain loses the confidence and respect of some of his crew? In a culture and atmosphere where your RANK determines whether your account of events is to be read, let alone believed, it makes for a very interesting... Read more

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Tom Lake

A Novel

By: Ann Patchett
Narrated by: Meryl Streep
Length: 11 hours 22 minutes

“This story takes place in Michigan, which is always a bonus for me as a reader. The setting is during the pandemic but revolves around Lara's early life as an actress and her relationship with a man who later becomes a famous actor. Lara is retelling that experience in small doses to her three daughters. It is a story about relationships,... Read more

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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store

A Novel

By: James McBride
Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
Length: 12 hours 21 minutes

“Reminiscent of Author's like James Baldwin and John Steinbeck, The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store is a wonderful novel that focuses of racial division, poverty in America, and the importance of community. This was my first time reading McBride, but I will definitely be continuing on to his past works. If you're a character driven reader, I... Read more

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Poverty, by America

By: Matthew Desmond
Narrated by: Dion Graham
Length: 5 hours 40 minutes

“Desmond challenges readers to recognize how they benefit from poverty through low cost goods, services, and systemic structures that benefit those who already have resources (no surprise - they also have roots in racism and misogyny!). He reminds us that both the rich and poor benefit from government assistance, but only programs for the poor... Read more

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I Have Some Questions for You

A Novel

By: Rebecca Makkai
Narrated by: Julia Whelan & JD Jackson
Length: 14 hours 3 minutes

“Inviting comparison to Tana French's In the Woods, this literary mystery evokes two very different times in the history of youth as observed by someone who sees absolutely everything... except the one clue that would finally answer the haunting question of her best friend's death. Thinking through conflicts of interest and the terrible realities... Read more

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Hello Beautiful (Oprah's Book Club)

A Novel

By: Ann Napolitano
Narrated by: Maura Tierney
Length: 15 hours 6 minutes

“Napolitano did such a beautiful job with this book! Though seemingly a story about a boy and a girl, it is actually so much more than that - it's a novel about love, despair, identity, and redemption. I felt like Napolitano captured the essence of what it means to struggle with mental illness so well in her prose and how we all deserve to be... Read more

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Democracy Awakening

Notes on the State of America

By: Heather Cox Richardson
Narrated by: Heather Cox Richardson
Length: 8 hours 28 minutes

A New York Times Bestseller

A vital and urgent call to action about the precarious state of American democracy, charting its historical challenges and current threats, from one of our era’s most important and insightful historians.

“Magisterial.” –The Washington Post

“An excellent primer for anyone who needs the important facts of the last 150...
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