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Content Summer Reading List 2024

Choose from our favorite summer reads for 2024. Listen to Content's & Kids'Content's top summer reads for Fiction, Nonfiction, Young Adult, and Middle Grade titles!

Tress of the Emerald Sea

A Cosmere Novel

Secret Projects: Book #1

By: Brandon Sanderson
Narrated by: Michael Kramer
Length: 12 hours 26 minutes

“This cozy, quirky, clever fantasy lives up to its inspiration - what if in The Princess Bride, Buttercup was the one who went after Westley? In the course of attempting to save her noble true love from the evil Sorceress, a window washer runs away from home, dares life and death at sea, joins a dangerous crew, and unlearns a whole lot about... Read more

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Silver Nitrate

By: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Narrated by: Gisela Chípe
Length: 13 hours 3 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the author of The Daughter of Doctor Moreau and Mexican Gothic comes a fabulous meld of Mexican horror movies and Nazi occultism: a dark thriller about the curse that haunts a legendary lost film—and awakens one woman’s hidden powers.

“No one punctures the skin of reality to reveal the lurking, sinister magic beneath...
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Pineapple Street

A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel)

By: Jenny Jackson
Narrated by: Marin Ireland
Length: 8 hours 32 minutes

Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson is a sometimes hilarious look at the class structure of New York’s old money. Told through the eyes of three characters, we discover what it’s like to be raised in privilege and what it’s like to marry into it. If you like Curtis Sittenfeld or J. Courtney Sullivan, this is the book for you! Read more

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One of Us Knows

A Thriller

By: Alyssa Cole
Narrated by: Susan Dalian
Length: 10 hours 13 minutes

From the critically acclaimed and New York Times bestselling author of When No One Is Watching comes a riveting thriller about the new caretaker of a historic estate who finds herself trapped on an island with a murderer—and the ghosts of her past. Years after a breakdown and a diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder derailed her historical... 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

“It's the one where they rush to judgment and incarcerate a black man on flimsy evidence. It's the one where people knew more than they said. It's the one where a woman is at the mercy of a man. This is a compelling book; a dark window into our culture where assumptions, or proclamations of innocence or guilt, often get in the way of the... Read more

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Chain Gang All Stars

National Book Award Finalist

By: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Narrated by: Shayna Small, Aaron Goodson, Michael Crouch & Lee Osorio
Length: 13 hours 38 minutes

“Wow! This emotionally gripping novel about an imagined entertainment system built on a terrible for-profit incarceration system, is an amazing book. Both scathing and tender, serious and satirical, dark and hopeful, it’s a love-story between two convicted women as well as an indictment of our prison system. Intense. A must-listen. Read more

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The Celebrants

A Read with Jenna Pick (A Novel)

By: Steven Rowley
Narrated by: Steven Rowley
Length: 9 hours 43 minutes

New York Times Bestseller
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick

A Big Chill for our times, celebrating decades-long friendships and promises—especially to ourselves—by the bestselling and beloved author of The Guncle.


It’s been a minute—or five years—since Jordan Vargas last saw his college friends, and twenty-eight years since their... Read more

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In Memoriam

A novel

By: Alice Winn
Narrated by: Christian Coulson
Length: 12 hours 37 minutes

GMA BUZZ PICK • INTERNATIONAL BEST SELLER AND AWARD WINNER • A haunting, virtuosic debut novel about two young men who fall in love during World War I • “Will live in your mind long after you’ve closed the final pages.” —Maggie O’Farrell, best-selling author of Hamnet and The Marriage Portrait

A Best Book of the Year: The New Yorker, The...
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Brotherless Night

A Novel

By: V. V. Ganeshananthan
Narrated by: Nirmala Rajasingam
Length: 13 hours 28 minutes

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • A courageous young Sri Lankan woman tries to protect her dream of becoming a doctor in this “heartbreaking exploration of a family fractured by civil war” (Brit Bennett, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Half).

“This book, a careful, vivid exploration of what’s lost within a... Read more

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Better Living Through Birding

Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World

By: Christian Cooper
Narrated by: Christian Cooper
Length: 10 hours 25 minutes

Central Park birder Christian Cooper takes us beyond the viral video that shocked a nation and into a world of avian adventures, global excursions, and the unexpected lessons you can learn from a life spent looking up.

"Wondrous . . . captivating.”—Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of An Immense World


Christian Cooper is a self-described... Read more

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An Immense World

How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

By: Ed Yong
Narrated by: Ed Yong
Length: 14 hours 17 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “thrilling” (The New York Times), “dazzling” (The Wall Street Journal) tour of the radically different ways that animals perceive the world that will fill you with wonder and forever alter your perspective, by Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong
 
“One of this year’s finest works of narrative... Read more

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Moby Dyke

An Obsessive Quest To Track Down The Last Remaining Lesbian Bars In America

By: Krista Burton
Narrated by: Sarah Beth Pfeifer
Length: 12 hours 13 minutes

“Follow author Krista Burton as she embarks on a pilgrimage to the last remaining lesbian bars in the country. Part memoir, part travel essays, part social history of why lesbian bars are important, this book is both enlightening and delightful (and will make you want to sing Goodbye Earl at your next queer karaoke night). Read more

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The Earth Transformed

An Untold History

By: Peter Frankopan
Narrated by: Peter Frankopan
Length: 29 hours 10 minutes

A revolutionary new history that reveals how climate change has dramatically shaped the development—and demise—of civilizations across time

Global warming is one of the greatest dangers mankind faces today. Even as temperatures increase, sea levels rise, and natural disasters escalate, our current environmental crisis feels difficult to predict... Read more

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Saving Time

Discovering a Life Beyond the Clock

By: Jenny Odell
Narrated by: Kristen Sieh
Length: 11 hours 27 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The visionary author of How to Do Nothing returns to challenge the notion that ‘time is money.’ . . . Expect to feel changed by this radical way of seeing.”—Esquire

“One of the most important books I’ve read in my life.”—Ed Yong, author of An Immense World

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Chicago...
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Poverty, by America

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

“Yeah, yeah we all know how income inequality has skyrocketed in recent decades, but do you want to get fired up about it? Matthew Desmond targets the usual suspects in this damning manifesto, but he also asks complicated, nuanced questions about how all of us are complicit in the status quo. An important read for everyone interested in creating... Read more

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Pathogenesis

A History of the World in Eight Plagues

By: Jonathan Kennedy
Narrated by: Jonathan Kennedy
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “gripping” (The Washington Post) account of how the major transformations in history—from the rise of Homo sapiens to the birth of capitalism—have been shaped not by humans but by germs

“Superbly written . . . Kennedy seamlessly weaves together scientific and historical research, and his confident authorial voice is sure... Read more

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Monsters

A Fan's Dilemma

By: Claire Dederer
Narrated by: Claire Dederer
Length: 8 hours 14 minutes

“In this personal critique of creative genius Dederer examines the phenomena of cancel culture. Exploring relationships between artist and audience/fan and whether it's possible to have the proverbial "cake and eat it" too. Lots of food for thought. Read more

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Children of Blood and Bone

Legacy of Orisha: Book #1

By: Tomi Adeyemi
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Length: 17 hours 44 minutes

“Children of Blood & Bone, is a story told in a world where magic no longer exists. Years ago, this was not the case. Once, magic and the Gods were celebrated. Now, Diviners (those with Maji blood, but no magic) are treated poorly, and all the Maji have been killed. One of those including our main protagonist, Zélie’s, mother. Determined to... Read more

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You Could Make This Place Beautiful

A Memoir

By: Maggie Smith
Narrated by: Maggie Smith
Length: 7 hours 46 minutes

“A memoir about the dissolution of marriage is not something I would normally gravitate towards, but I'm so glad I decided to give it a shot. You Could Make This Place Beautiful is about so much more than that - uneven division of household labor, the dismissal of creative careers, the intuitiveness of children, and how to rebuild a life after... Read more

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The Feeling of Falling in Love

By: Mason Deaver
Narrated by: Zach Barack
Length: 8 hours 40 minutes

From the bestselling author of I Wish You All the Best, comes a new kind of love story, about the bad decisions we sometimes make... and the people who help get us back on the right path.Perfect for fans of Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston and What If It's Us by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli.Just days before spring break, Neil... Read more

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