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Too Small Tola

By Atinuke
Length: TBA

In a trio of droll stories, award-winning author and storyteller Atinuke debuts an endearing and enduring character with plenty to prove. Tola lives in an apartment in the busy city of Lagos, Nigeria, with her sister, Moji, who is very clever; her brother, Dapo, who is very fast; and Grandmommy, who is very bossy. Tola may be small, but she’s... Read more »

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Effortless

Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most

By Greg McKeown
Narrated by: Greg McKeown
Length: 6 hours 2 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of the million-copy bestseller Essentialism comes an empowering guide to achieving your goals. It all starts with a simple principle: Not everything has to be so hard.

“In a world beset by burnout, Greg McKeown’s work is essential.”—Daniel H. Pink, author of When, Drive, and To Sell Is... Read more »

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Slingshot

A Novel

By Mercedes Helnwein
Narrated by: Jesse Vilinsky
Length: 11 hours 39 minutes

"Helnwein debuts in striking fashion... The writing, especially the dialogue, is magnetic, honest, and brimming with caustic wit... [an] enrapturing take on the intense highs and lows of teenage love." Booklist (Starred Review)

"Wildly real and bursting with all the romance and pain of coming into oneself."
Kirkus (Starred Review)

Mercedes...
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The Road to Rose Bend

Rose Bend

By Naima Simone
Narrated by: Mari
Length: 11 hours 45 minutes

If it was only about her, she might never have come back to Rose Bend.

But it’s not only about her anymore.

Sydney Collins left the small Berkshires town of Rose Bend eight years ago, grieving her sister’s death—and heartbroken over her parents’ rejection. But now the rebel is back—newly divorced and pregnant—ready to face her fears and make a... Read more »

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Between Perfect and Real

By Ray Stoeve
Narrated by: MW Cartozian Wilson
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes

A moving YA debut about a trans boy finding his voice—and himself. Dean Foster knows he’s a trans guy. He’s watched enough YouTube videos and done enough questioning to be sure. But everyone at his high school thinks he’s a lesbian—including his girlfriend Zoe, and his theater director, who just cast him as a “nontraditional” Romeo. He wonders... Read more »

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The End of Men

By Christina Sweeney-Baird
Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron, Aysha Kala, Denica Fairman, Penelope Rawlins, Debra Michaels, Julia Locascio, Sasha Alexis, Robert Bradley, Sara Lynam, Rebecca Perfect & William Hope
Length: 12 hours

"The End of Men is a fiercely intelligent page-turner, an eerily prescient novel, at once thoughtful and highly emotive." --Paula Hawkins, #1 internationally bestselling author of The Girl on the Train

Set in a world where a virus stalks our male population, The End of Men is an electrifying and unforgettable debut from a remarkable new talent...
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Antitrust

Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age

By Amy Klobuchar
Narrated by: Nan McNamara & Amy Klobuchar
Length: 14 hours 24 minutes

NY TIMES NATIONAL BEST SELLER

Antitrust enforcement is one of the most pressing issues facing America today—and Amy Klobuchar, the widely respected senior senator from Minnesota, is leading the charge. This fascinating history of the antitrust movement shows us what led to the present moment and offers achievable solutions to prevent monopolies,...
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How To Write a Mystery

A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America

By Mystery Writers of America, Lee Child & Laurie R. King
Narrated by: Cary Hite, Caroline McLaughlin, Nigel Patterson, Fred Sanders, Jackie Sanders & Machelle Williams
Length: 9 hours 51 minutes

From the most successful mystery writers in the business, an invaluable guide to crafting mysteries—from character development and plot to procedurals and thrillers—a must-have for every aspiring mystery writer.

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is known for providing unparalleled resources on the craft, art, and business of storytelling, helping... Read more »

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An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler

Rogues and Remarkable Women: Book #2

By Vanessa Riley
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Length: 12 hours 34 minutes

Masterminded by the ton's most clever countess, the secret society The Widow's Grace helps ill-treated widows regain their reputations, their families, and even find true love again—or perhaps for the very first time . . . Surviving a shipwreck en route to London from Jamaica was just the start of Jemina St. Maur's nightmare. Suffering from... Read more »

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A Distant Shore

A Novel

By Karen Kingsbury
Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne & January LaVoy
Length: 9 hours 28 minutes

Inspirational fiction superstar” (Publishers Weekly) and #1 New York Times bestselling author of life-changing fiction returns with this high-stakes love story of danger, passion, and faith.

She was a child caught in a riptide in the Caribbean Sea. He was a teenager from the East Coast on vacation with his family. He dove in to save her, and... Read more »

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Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses

By Kristen O'Neal
Narrated by: Soneela Nankani
Length: 12 hours 30 minutes

Teen Wolf meets Emergency Contact in this sharply observed, hilarious, and heartwarming debut young adult novel about friendship and the hairy side of chronic illness. Priya worked hard to pursue her premed dreams at Stanford, but a diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease during her sophomore year sends her back to her loving but overbearing family... Read more »

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The Unspoken Rules

Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right

By Gorick Ng
Narrated by: Kyle Tait
Length: 7 hours 2 minutes

What will separate you from the rest early in your career? The ability to take ownership, manage expectations, navigate people dynamics, and communicate professionally—skills that school doesn't teach. Most career guides assume that you already know how the working world works. But if you're starting your very first job or taking a job in a new... Read more »

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Meet Me in Another Life

A Novel

By Catriona Silvey
Narrated by: Kristin Atherton
Length: 11 hours 6 minutes

Meet Me in Another Life

“An absolutely incredible concept brought to life by a stunning new voice in literature. We get to know the two protagonists so completely as they live their lives. This novel has time travel, mystery, self-exploration, and at its heart true love. Just the best kind of storytelling.”

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Of Woman Born

Motherhood as Experience and Institution

By Adrienne Rich, Eula Biss & Dani McClain
Narrated by: Gabra Zackman & Nicole Lewis
Length: 12 hours 59 minutes

Adrienne Rich's influential and landmark investigation concerns both the experience and the institution of motherhood.

The experience is her own—as a woman, a poet, a feminist, and a mother—but it is an experience determined by the institution, imposed on all women everywhere. She draws on personal materials, history, research, and literature... Read more »

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All the Things I Meant to Tell You

By Tiffany L. Warren
Narrated by: Patricia R. Floyd
Length: 11 hours 45 minutes

Kimberly. Hahna. Twila. Three successful forty-somethings who broke all their dating rules. They found more straight-up satisfaction—and commitment—than they ever believed possible. But with their bold choices have come unexpected challenges … At last, shy Kimberly has the love she’s longed for—complete with a lavish destination wedding. But... Read more »

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A Brief History of Earth

Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters

By Andrew H. Knoll
Narrated by: Tom Parks
Length: 4 hours 57 minutes

How well do you know the ground beneath your feet? A primer for every Earth resident, by Harvard’s acclaimed geologist.

“A sublime chronicle of our planet." –Booklist, STARRED review

Odds are, where you’re standing was once cooking under a roiling sea of lava, crushed by a towering sheet of ice, rocked by a nearby meteor strike, or perhaps choked... Read more »

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Revelations

By Mary Sharratt
Narrated by: Polly Lee
Length: 12 hours 32 minutes

A fifteenth-century Eat, Pray, Love, Revelations illuminates the intersecting lives of two female mystics who changed history—Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich. Bishop’s Lynn, England, 1413. At the age of forty, Margery Kempe has nearly died giving birth to her fourteenth child. Fearing that another pregnancy might kill her, she makes a vow of... Read more »

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Follow Your Heart

Catalina Cove: Book #4

By Brenda Jackson
Narrated by: Ron Butler
Length: 8 hours 2 minutes

"Brenda Jackson writes romance that sizzles and characters you fall in love with."—Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author

Some things shouldn’t be left to chance…

Victoria Madaris is next on her great-grandmother’s matchmaking list—which suits her just fine. She’s laser-focused on her career and doesn’t have time to concentrate on her love... Read more »

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The Haunting of Alma Fielding

A True Ghost Story

By Kate Summerscale
Narrated by: David Morrissey
Length: 8 hours 19 minutes

Shortlisted for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize 

“Prepare not to see much broad daylight, literal or metaphorical, for days if you read this.... The atmosphere evoked is something I will never forget.”—The Times (London)

London, 1938. In the suburbs of the city, a young housewife has become the eye in a storm of chaos. In Alma Fielding’s modest... Read more »

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Fitness for Every Body

Strong, Confident, and Empowered at Any Size

By Meg Boggs
Narrated by: AJ Ferraro
Length: 3 hours 29 minutes

From body-positive Instagram influencer and content-creator Meg Boggs, an inclusive and empowering fitness and lifestyle guide to inspire readers of every shape and size.

For years, Meg Boggs believed the narrative told to her by society: she thought that as a plus-sized woman, she could never be fit; she could never be strong; she could never... Read more »

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