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Do you love reading fictional books about other books? Characters who can enter classics, or a world in the same as your favorite detective? I do, and here are some of my favorites.

The Midnight Library

A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel)

By: Matt Haig
Narrated by: Carey Mulligan
Length: 8 hours 50 minutes

The #1 New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon

Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | Independent (London) Ten Best Books of the Year

"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post

The dazzling reader-favorite about the choices that go into a life well...
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Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

A Novel

By: Robin Sloan
Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
Length: 7 hours 41 minutes

A gleeful and exhilarating tale of global conspiracy, complex code-breaking, high-tech data visualization, young love, rollicking adventure, and the secret to eternal life—mostly set in a hole-in-the-wall San Francisco bookstore

The Great Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his life as a San Francisco Web-design drone—and serendipity, sheer... Read more

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The Eyre Affair

A Thursday Next Novel

A Thursday Next Novel: Book #1

By: Jasper Fforde
Narrated by: Susan Duerden
Length: 12 hours 13 minutes

The first in a series of outlandishly clever adventures featuring the resourceful, fearless literary detective Thursday Next—a New York Times bestseller!In Jasper Fforde's Great Britain, circa 1985, time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously. England is a... Read more

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Lost in a Good Book

A Thursday Next Novel

A Thursday Next Novel: Book #2

By: Jasper Fforde
Narrated by: Emily Gray
Length: 12 hours 58 minutes

The second installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England—from the author of The Constant Rabbit

The inventive, exuberant, and totally original literary fun that began with The Eyre Affair continues with New York... Read more

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The Well of Lost Plots

A Thursday Next Novel: Book #3

By: Jasper Fforde
Narrated by: Emily Gray
Length: 13 hours 2 minutes

asper Fforde has done it again in this genre-bending blend of crime fiction, fantasy, and top-drawer literary entertainment. After two rollicking New York Times bestselling adventures through Western literature, resourceful literary detective Thursday Next definitely needs some downtime. And what better place for a respite than in the hidden... Read more

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Something Rotten

Thursday Next: Book #4

By: Jasper Fforde
Narrated by: Emily Gray
Length: 12 hours 47 minutes

Jasper Fforde's time-traveling, book-jumping detective Thursday Next is a hit with fans and critics. Each book in this humorous and intelligent series has hit nationwide best-seller lists. Here, Thursday must save the world from Yorrick Kaine and the evil Goliath Corporation while trying to recover her lost husband from the timestream and raise... Read more

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The Dictionary of Lost Words

A Novel

By: Pip Williams
Narrated by: Pippa Bennett-Warner
Length: 11 hours 11 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “Delightful . . . [a] captivating and slyly subversive fictional paean to the real women whose work on the Oxford English Dictionary went largely unheralded.”—The New York Times Book Review

“A marvelous fiction about the power of language to elevate or repress.”—Geraldine Brooks, New York...
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The Book Thief

By: Markus Zusak
Narrated by: Allan Corduner
Length: 13 hours 55 minutes

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.
 
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.
 
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.

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The Reading List

A Novel

By: Sara Nisha Adams
Narrated by: Tara Divina, Sagar Arya & Paul Panting
Length: 12 hours 47 minutes

“A beautifully written novel about people connected by a local library and an amazing reading list. As the characters’ lives are revealed through interweaving storylines, readers will root for them, cry for them, and celebrate their victories. Read more

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