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Brilliant Books' 2018 Spring Staff Favorites

Each of these titles is personally recommended by one of our Brilliant Booksellers. The list features both newly published and older books and draws from a wide array of writers, styles, and genres; for favorites only available in print, check out our website!

The Invention of Ana

A Novel
By Mikkel Rosengaard
Narrated by Will Damron /  9 hours 27 minutes

Combining the infectious narration of Nick Hornby’s Funny Girl, the philosophical lyricism of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives, and the mesmerizing power of Anna North’s The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, a breathtaking debut, brimming with youthful brio and irresistible humor, that chronicles a young man’s friendship with a most peculiar... Read More »

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Codex

By Lev Grossman
Narrated by Jeff Harding /  11 hours 8 minutes

About to depart on his first vacation in years, Edward Wozny, a hotshot young investment banker, is sent to help one of his firm's most important and mysterious clients. His task is to search their library stacks for a precious medieval codex, a treasure kept sealed away for many years and for many reasons. Enlisting the help of passionate... Read More »

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From a Certain Point of View (Star Wars)

Star Wars
By Renée Ahdieh, Meg Cabot, John Jackson Miller, Nnedi Okorafor & Sabaa Tahir

Experience Star Wars: A New Hope from a whole new point of view.

On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of... Read More »

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$30.00

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The Music Shop

A Novel
By Rachel Joyce
Narrated by Steven Hartley /  8 hours 28 minutes

“An unforgettable story of music, loss and hope. Fans of High Fidelity, meet your next quirky love story.”—People

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE TIMES (UK)

It is 1988. On a dead-end street in a run-down suburb there is a music shop that stands small and brightly lit, jam-packed with records of every kind. Like a beacon, the shop... Read More »

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The House of Broken Angels

By Luis Alberto Urrea
Narrated by Luis Alberto Urrea /  9 hours 46 minutes

The quintessential story of what it means to be the first generation to live two lives across one border, The House of Broken Angels is Pulitzer Prize finalist Luis Alberto Urrea's unforgettable portrait of the De La Cruz family as they celebrate the lives of two of their most beloved members over the course of one raucous and bittersweet... Read More »

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The Balcony

By Jane Delury
Narrated by Saskia Maarleveld /  6 hours 15 minutes

A "breathtaking" (Jennifer Egan) century-spanning portrait of the inhabitants of a French village, revealing the deception, despair, love, and longing beneath the calm surface of ordinary lives.
What if our homes could tell the stories of others who lived there before us? Set in a small village near Paris, The Balcony follows the inhabitants of... Read More »

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The Overstory

By Richard Powers
Narrated by Suzanne Toren /  22 hours 58 minutes

A monumental novel about reimagining our place in the living world, by one of our most "prodigiously talented" novelists (New York Times Book Review). The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fable that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. An air force... Read More »

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Himself

A Novel
By Jess Kidd
Narrated by Aiden Kelly /  9 hours 47 minutes

“A highly unusual tale set in a highly unusual Irish village full of dark secrets…Lushly imagined, delightfully original, and very, very funny, it hurtles along from the very first page” (M.L. Stedman, author of The Light Between Oceans).

Having been abandoned on the steps of an orphanage as an infant, lovable car thief and Dublin charmer Mahony... Read More »

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Asymmetry

A Novel
By Lisa Halliday
Narrated by Candace Thaxton, Arthur Morey, Fiona Hardingham & Aden Hakimi /  8 hours 2 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

“Asymmetry is extraordinary...Halliday has written, somehow all at once, a transgressive roman a clef, a novel of ideas and a politically engaged work of metafiction.” —Alice Gregory, The New York Times Book Review

“A brilliant and complex examination of power dynamics... Read More »

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The Optimistic Decade

By Heather Abel
Narrated by Tanya Eby /  11 hours 34 minutes

Framed by the oil shale bust and the real estate boom, by protests against Reagan and against the Gulf War, The Optimistic Decade takes us into the lives of five unforgettable characters, and is a sweeping novel about idealism, love, class, and a piece of land that changes everyone who lives on it. There is Caleb Silver, the beloved founder of... Read More »

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The Unconsoled

By Kazuo Ishiguro
Narrated by Simon Vance /  19 hours 29 minutes

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day, here is a novel that is at once a gripping psychological mystery, a wicked satire of the cult of art, and a poignant character study of a man whose public life has accelerated beyond his control. The setting is a nameless Central... Read More »

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