Blood's A Rover
Underworld USA Trilogy
By James Ellroy
Narrated by Craig Wasson / 26 hours 14 minutes
Summer, 1968. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy are dead. The assassination conspiracies have begun to unravel. A dirty-tricks squad is getting ready to deploy at the Democratic Convention in Chicago. Black militants are warring in southside L.A. The Feds are concocting draconian countermeasures. And fate has placed three men at the vortex... Read More »
The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---and How It Will Change Our Lives
Narrated by Patrick Egan / 14 hours 39 minutes
A pioneering neuroscientist shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become a paradigm-shifting reality.
Imagine living in a world where people use their computers, drive their cars, and communicate with one another simply by thinking. In this stunning and inspiring work, Duke University neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis... Read More »
War of the Worldviews
Science Vs. Spirituality
Narrated by Deepak Chopra, M.D. & Leonard Mlodinow / 9 hours 41 minutes
Two bestselling authors first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent physicist. This remarkable book is the product of that serendipitous encounter and the contentious—but respectful—clash of worldviews that grew along with their friendship.
In War of the... Read More »
What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
Narrated by Various / 7 hours
These eight new stories from the celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander display a gifted young author grappling with the great questions of modern life, with a command of language and the imagination that place Englander at the very forefront of contemporary American fiction.
The title story, inspired by Raymond Carver’s... Read More »
The Incident on the Bridge
By Laura McNeal
Narrated by Lincoln Hoppe / 9 hours 24 minutes
From National Book Award nominee Laura McNeal comes a gripping, tautly-told novel that is at once hopeful and harrowing. Perfect for fans of We Were Liars and Bone Gap.
When Thisbe Locke is last seen standing on the edge of the Coronado Bridge, it looks like there is only one thing to call it. But her sister Ted is not convinced. Despite the... Read More »
This is Your Brain on Sports
The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon
Narrated by Keith Szarabajka & Sam Sommers / 8 hours 48 minutes
This is Your Brain on Sports is the book for sports fans searching for a deeper understanding of the games they watch and the people who play them. Sports Illustrated executive editor and bestselling author L. Jon Wertheim teams up with Tufts psychologist Sam Sommers to take readers on a wild ride into the inner world of sports. Through the... Read More »
Places No One Knows
Narrated by Karissa Vacker & Jesse Bernstein / 10 hours 9 minutes
Fans of Lady Bird will love this novel about a good girl who dreams herself into a bad boy's room in this lyrically romantic novel that Maggie Stiefvater, author of The Raven King, says she read and "woke up satisfied."
Waverly Camdenmar spends her nights running until she can’t even think. Then the sun comes up, life goes on, and Waverly... Read More »
Narrated by MacLeod Andrews / 9 hours 14 minutes
An extraordinary debut novel—dark, fast-paced, thrilling—set in contemporary and nineteenth-century Europe, the United States, and Scotland, involving the true inventor of moving pictures; his lost film made in Edinburgh in 1888; and a shocking series of crimes terrorizing the city in present time.
The time: 2002. The city: Los Angeles.
Alex... Read More »
United States of Jihad
Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists
By Peter Bergen
Narrated by Nicholas Guy Smith / 12 hours 16 minutes
A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present
Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges. Some have taken the fight abroad: an American was among those who planned the attacks in... Read More »
Yours for Eternity
A Love Story on Death Row
By Damien Echols & Lorri Davis
Narrated by Damien Echols & Lorri Davis / 8 hours 45 minutes
New York Times bestselling author Damien Echols and his wife Lorri Davis reveal their intimate and affecting letters, written while Echols was wrongfully imprisoned on death row.
An explosive bestseller, Life After Death turned a national spotlight on Damien Echols, who was just eighteen when he was wrongly condemned to death. But one of the... Read More »
Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill
Narrated by John Lee / 11 hours 58 minutes
A thrilling Cold War narrative of superpower showdowns, media suppression, and two escape tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall.
In the summer of 1962, the year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture, and even death to liberate friends, lovers, and strangers in East Berlin by digging tunnels... Read More »
And Other Dispatches from Fifty Years of Reporting on Race in America
Narrated by Robert Fass & Calvin Trillin / 8 hours 24 minutes
From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present
In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement in the South. Over the next five decades of reporting, he often... Read More »
All You Never Wanted
Narrated by Annalie Gernert & Erin Mallon / 6 hours 40 minutes
With my eyes closed and Alex's core friends all around me, it was like I'd become my big sister, or something just as good. And so who cared if they were calling it Alex's party? One thing I knew: it would be remembered as mine.
Alex has it all—brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot boyfriend. Her little sister Thea wants it all, and... Read More »
A Most Wanted Novel
Most Wanted: Book #2
By J. Kenner
Narrated by Heather Smith / 11 hours 31 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For fans of Release Me comes a series of three enigmatic and powerful men, and the striking women who can bring them to their knees.
I knew better than to risk my heart. But fierce passion comes at a high price.
I grew up believing in right and wrong, good and evil, black and white. I knew better than to trust.... Read More »
Narrated by Samantha Mathis / 6 hours
Meet Kate Malone-straight A science and math geek, minister's daughter, ace long-distance runner, girlfriend, unwilling family caretaker, emotional avoidance champion. Kate manages her life by organizing it, as logically as the periodic table. She can handle it all-or so she thinks. Then, like a string of chemical reactions, everything happens:... Read More »
Narrated by Susan Denaker / 21 hours 14 minutes
A thrilling epic about an ancient clash reignited in our time- between a hidden society and heaven's darkest creatures
There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bore children to them.
Sister Evangeline was just a girl when her father... Read More »
Secret Service Dogs
The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States
Narrated by Nicole Vilencia / 9 hours 44 minutes
In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever look at a very special breed of heroes.
Wherever the... Read More »
Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Narrated by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & John Green / 2 hours 53 minutes
“This is the most fun and unique book I have held in my hands in a long time. It is a 'non-linear memoir' consisting of a quiz, random thoughts, poetry, essays, text message communications, family photos, and the captured moments of any given day. This textbook is an education in seeing the world through Rosenthal's magical viewpoint -- necessary for all who want to appreciate life's little gifts.”Kimberly Daniels, The Country Bookshop
Narrated by Karla Souza / 5 hours 34 minutes
Fans of Jane the Virgin will find much to love about The Go-Between, a coming-of-age novel from bestselling author Veronica Chambers, who with humor and humanity explores issues of identity and belonging in a world that is ever-changing.
She is the envy of every teenage girl in Mexico City. Her mother is a glamorous telenovela actress. Her... Read More »
By Swan Huntley
Narrated by Hillary Huber / 12 hours 52 minutes
"A haunting story of betrayal and forgiveness" (Kirkus) about a woman who moves her family to Hawaii, only to find herself wrapped up in a dangerous friendship, from the celebrated author of We Could Be Beautiful.
When Nancy and her family arrive in Kona, Hawaii, they are desperate for a fresh start. Nancy's husband has cheated on her; they... Read More »