A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker
Narrated by Steven Crossley / 10 hours 3 minutes
In this imaginative novel rooted in the rich soil of early-nineteenth-century German Romanticism, beloved New York Times bestselling author Gregory Maguire twins an origin legend of the famous Nutcracker with the life of Drosselmeier, the toymaker who carves him.
Gregory Maguire’s novels have been called "bewitching," "remarkable,"... Read More »
In the Midst of Winter
Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris, Jasmine Cephas Jones & Alma Cuervo / 9 hours 47 minutes
New York Times and worldwide bestselling “dazzling storyteller” (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present-day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and Brazil.
In the Midst of Winter begins with a... Read More »
Narrated by Karissa Vacker / 8 hours 52 minutes
Can you ever outrun your past?
From actress, producer, and writer Krysten Ritter, a gripping, tightly wound suspense novel about a woman forced to confront her past in the wake of small-town corruption
It has been ten years since Abby Williams left home and scrubbed away all visible evidence of her small-town roots. Now working as an... Read More »
By Tom Hanks
Narrated by Tom Hanks / 10 hours 1 minute
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.
A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another and... Read More »
The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone
By Juli Berwald
Narrated by Juli Berwald / 10 hours 16 minutes
“Part travelogue, part memoir, part deep-dive (literally) into the world of jellyfish... Spineless can serve as inspiration for any of us to reclaim a creative space in the midst of family life.” —NPR
A former ocean scientist goes in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea’s imperiled... Read More »
Montaigne in Barn Boots
An Amateur Ambles through Philosophy
Narrated by Michael Perry / 5 hours 12 minutes
The beloved memoirist and bestselling author of Population: 485 reflects on the lessons he's learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne"The journey began on a gurney," writes Michael Perry, describing the debilitating kidney stone that led him to discover the essays of Michel de Montaigne. Reading the... Read More »
We're Going to Need More Wine
Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True
Narrated by Gabrielle Union / 7 hours 48 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Root
Chosen by Emma Straub as a Best New Celebrity Memoir
“A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced.” — Lena Dunham, Lenny Letter
In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind... Read More »
By Roddy Doyle
Narrated by Roddy Doyle / 5 hours 2 minutes
From the author of the Booker Prize winning Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, a bold, haunting novel about the uncertainty of memory and how we contend with the past.
"It's his bravest novel yet; it's also, by far, his best." -- npr.org
“The closest thing he’s written to a psychological thriller."– The New York Times Book Review
Just moved into a new... Read More »
The Last Ballad
By Wiley Cash
Narrated by Karen White & Elizabeth Wiley / 14 hours 6 minutes
The New York Times bestselling author of the celebrated A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy returns with this eagerly awaited new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. The chronicle of an ordinary woman’s struggle for dignity and her rights in a textile mill, The Last... Read More »
Narrated by Norbert Leo Butz, Heather Lind & Vincent Piazza / 15 hours 16 minutes
* New York Times Bestseller
* A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Book of the Year
* A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 2017
* A Time magazine and USA Today Top 10 Novel of 2017
* Winner of the Booklist Top of the List for Fiction
* Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction
* Finalist for the... Read More »
The Rules of Magic
Narrated by Marin Ireland / 10 hours 58 minutes
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic.
Find your magic.
For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.
Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to... Read More »
The Twelve-Mile Straight
Narrated by Allyson Johnson / 17 hours 4 minutes
From New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Henderson, an audacious American epic set in rural Georgia during the years of the Depression and Prohibition.
Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: in a house full of secrets, two babies--one light-skinned, the other dark--are born to Elma Jesup, a white sharecropper’s daughter. Accused of her rape, field... Read More »
The Vengeance of Mothers
The Journals of Margaret Kelly & Molly McGill: A Novel
By Jim Fergus
Narrated by Erik Steele & Laura Hicks /
"Laura Hicks renders this imaginative work splendidly. She is vivacious and expressive as May Dodd...Her vocal characterizations, especially of the various immigrant women Dodd encounters, are lively. A work this unusual needs a performance that is versatile and out of the ordinary, both of which have been achieved." -- AudioFile on One Thousand... Read More »
Little House, Revisited
By Sarah Miller
Narrated by Elizabeth Marvel / 13 hours 35 minutes
In this novel authorized by the Little House estate, Sarah Miller vividly recreates the beauty, hardship, and joys of the frontier in a dazzling work of historical fiction, a captivating story that illuminates one courageous, resilient, and loving pioneer woman as never before—Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved Little House... Read More »
Narrated by Gabra Zackman / 8 hours 12 minutes
"A brilliant novel. I am full of admiration." —Philip Roth
"One of America’s most important novelists" (New York Times), the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The History of Love, conjures an achingly beautiful and breathtakingly original novel about personal transformation that interweaves the stories of two disparate... Read More »
The Ninth Hour
Narrated by Euan Morton / 8 hours 7 minutes
"[Euan Morton's] steady, gentle delivery allows McDermott's elegant prose to shine. It's a quiet story about love and sacrifice that manages to be extremely moving without becoming sentimental or maudlin. Morton's performance similarly brims with emotion but never overflows." — AudioFile magazine
A magnificent new audiobook from one of America’s... Read More »
The Last Castle
The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation’s Largest Home
Narrated by Denise Kiernan / 10 hours 18 minutes
From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore—the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.
Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage from one of New York’s best known families. She grew up in... Read More »
Narrated by Arthur Morey, Nile Bullock, Prentice Onayemi & Dominic Hoffman / 8 hours 33 minutes
One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017
“A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review
Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award–winning novel The Good Lord Bird.
The stories in... Read More »
Narrated by Armistead Maupin / 8 hours 26 minutes
"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers, and the story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as any of the tales he has made up for us."—Neil Gaiman
"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his... Read More »
The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs
By Janet Peery
Narrated by Juliana Francis Kelly / 10 hours 7 minutes
Janet Peery’s first novel, The River Beyond the World, was a National Book Award finalist in 1996. Acclaimed for her gorgeous writing and piercing gaze into the hearts of people, Peery now returns with a new, unflinching audiobook, The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs.
On a summer evening in the blue-collar town of Amicus, Kansas, the Campbell family... Read More »