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The House of the Scorpion
By Nancy Farmer
Narrated by Raul Esparza / 10 hours 43 minutes
This modern classic takes on an iron-fisted drug lord, clones bred for their organs, and what it means to be human. Winner of the National Book Award as well as Newbery and Printz Honors.
Matteo Alacrán was not born; he was harvested. His DNA came from El Patrón, lord of a country called Opium—a strip of poppy fields lying between the United... Read More »
Narrated by Alan Cumming / 8 hours 16 minutes
It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet.
Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker,... Read More »
Lord of the Flies
Narrated by William Golding / 6 hours 34 minutes
William Golding's classic novel of primitive savagery and survival is one of the most vividly realized and riveting works in modern fiction. The tale begins after a plane wreck deposits a group of English school boys, aged six to twelve on an isolated tropical island. Their struggle to survive and impose order quickly evolves from a battle... Read More »
The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)
The Book of Dust: Book #1
Narrated by Michael Sheen / 13 hours 7 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
2018 Odyssey Honor
2018 ALSC Notable Children’s Recording
The Washington Post Best Audiobook of 2017
Slate Best Audiobook of 2017
Booklist Editor’s Choice Audio for Youth
AudioFile Best YA Audiobooks of 2017
"Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen year wait: The Book of Dust is one of them." —The... Read More »
A Great and Terrible Beauty
By Libba Bray
Narrated by Josephine Bailey / 11 hours 18 minutes
The first book in the critically acclaimed New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Gemma Doyle trilogy, the exhilarating and haunting saga from the author of The Diviners series and Going Bovine.
It’s 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence,... Read More »
By Nicola Yoon
Narrated by Bahni Turpin & Robbie Daymond / 6 hours 43 minutes
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller--now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg as Maddy and Nick Robinson as Olly.
Risk everything . . . for love.
What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face . . . or kiss the boy next door? In Everything, Everything, Maddy... Read More »
Narrated by Dan Bittner, Fred Berman, Gabra Zackman & Rebecca Soler / 7 hours 57 minutes
“This book made me cry. I felt so deeply for Sadie as she goes in search of the man who hurt her sister. Sadie goes on a journey from place to place, fighting against her severe stutter along the way, all to find one man. I think the framing of this story was PERFECT. The author splits the narrative between a radio presenter, West McCray, as he investigates Sadie’s disappearance, and the first person perspective of Sadie herself, as she hunts down her sister’s killer. If you like gripping, emotional reads, don't miss this one.”Heather, The Owl Books & Brew
Narrated by Jesse Vilinsky / 9 hours 28 minutes
New York Times bestseller Jennifer A. Nielsen tells the extraordinary story of a Jewish girl's courageous efforts to resist the Nazis.
Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, her younger brother disappears, and... Read More »
By S. E. Hinton
Narrated by Jim Fyfe / 5 hours 8 minutes
50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging.
No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his... Read More »
Narrated by Rebecca Soler / 14 hours 30 minutes
“Heartless is a fantastical, fairy tale retelling of Alice in Wonderland, featuring Cath, the future Queen of Hearts. In Marissa Meyer’s kingdom, she creates a chilling cast of nursery rhyme characters, destined for doom, mirrored in magic and madness. Follow Cath as she stumbles towards her dream of baking delicious delights only to realize that fate has a cruel hand to play. Will she lose her heart to Jest, the court joker or to the King and the Queen-ly crown?”Kristin, McLean & Eakin Booksellers
The Hazel Wood
The Hazel Wood: Book #1
Narrated by Rebecca Soler / 10 hours 30 minutes
“This book is perfect for those who love dark fairytales. Alice has always lived her life on the road with her mother, Ella. They move every couple of months due to this run of bad luck that follows them wherever they go. She has an estranged grandmother with a small cult-following from writing a mysterious book of fairytales whom her mother refuses to talk about. However, when Ella goes missing in New York City, Alice must unravel the secrets of her grandmother's past to get the answers regarding her mother's disappearance. Such a creepy and captivating story!”Colleen, An Unlikely Story
Children of Blood and Bone
Legacy of Orisha: Book #1
By Tomi Adeyemi
Narrated by Bahni Turpin / 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 find a way to bring back magic, Zélie, along with her brother Tzain, and Orïsha’s only princess, Amari (gone rogue), set out on a quest against all odds. Told from Zélie, Amari and Amari’s brother and crown prince, Inan’s viewpoints, Tomi Adeyemi weaves together a tale so beautifully and tragically relevant, it will leave you craving for answers and more.”Jen, Vroman's Bookstore
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Chaos Walking: Book #1
By Patrick Ness
Narrated by Nick Podehl / 12 hours 42 minutes
Now a major motion picture, the first novel in the riveting Chaos Walking trilogy by two-time Carnegie Medalist Patrick Ness.
“Narrated with crack dramatic and comic timing. . . . The cliffhanger ending is as effective as a shot to the gut.” — Booklist (starred review)
Todd Hewitt is the only boy in a town of men. Ever since the settlers were... Read More »
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Narrated by Lin-Manuel Miranda / 7 hours 29 minutes
This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.... Read More »
City of Bones
The Mortal Instruments: Book #1
Narrated by Mae Whitman / 13 hours 44 minutes
Discover the world of the Shadowhunters in the first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly). City of Bones is a Shadowhunters novel.
When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder—much less a murder... Read More »
Uglies: Book #1
Narrated by Emily Tremaine / 10 hours 12 minutes
The first installment of Scott Westerfeld’s New York Times bestselling and award-winning Uglies series—a global phenomenon that started the dystopian trend.
Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. In just a few weeks she’ll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a stunningly attractive pretty. And as a... Read More »
A Monster Calls
Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan Dowd
By Patrick Ness
Narrated by Jason Isaacs / 3 hours 59 minutes
NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! An unflinching, darkly funny, and deeply moving story of a boy, his seriously ill mother, and an unexpected monstrous visitor.
At seven minutes past midnight, thirteen-year-old Conor wakes to find a monster outside his bedroom window. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting-- he’s been expecting the one... Read More »
The Fault in Our Stars
By John Green
Narrated by Kate Rudd / 7 hours 14 minutes
Winner of the 2013 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s... Read More »
Strange the Dreamer
Strange the Dreamer: Book #1
By Laini Taylor
Narrated by Steve West / 18 hours 19 minutes
“Get ready to be swept up in this hauntingly beautiful story of an orphan boy who dreams of places no on remembers and a powerful girl fighting to do what is right. Laini Taylor creates a fantasy world that is sure to stay in your dreams. Great for readers who enjoyed Six of Crows, An Ember in the Ashes, or Taylor's other books.”Jessica, Once Upon A Time
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Court of Thorns and Roses: Book #1
Narrated by Jennifer Ikeda / 16 hours 7 minutes
A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES is a completely original retelling of Beauty and the Beast by New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas with, of course, a strong female lead, faeries, and an amazingly inventive world. Read More »
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