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Around the World in Books with We Are LIT

Spring forward and travel around the world in books with We Are LIT's curated audiobook list featuring 10 brilliant works of fiction centered on stories of culture, faith, family, history, love, mystery, and politics - as told from locales around the globe.

The Shape of Family

A Novel
By Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Narrated by Shiromi Arserio & Vikas Adam /  10 hours 38 minutes

"Deeply involving....Rings so true." -- Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room

From the international bestselling author of Secret Daughter and The Golden Son comes a poignant, unforgettable novel about a family's growing apart and coming back together in the wake of tragedy.

“The Shape of Family is a novel about race and culture, parents and... Read More »

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$31.04 USD

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The Night Watchman

By Louise Erdrich
Narrated by Louise Erdrich /  13 hours 32 minutes

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant... Read More »

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$34.49 USD

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Lakewood

A Novel
By Megan Giddings
Narrated by Adenrele Ojo /  8 hours 33 minutes

A startling debut about class and race, Lakewood evokes a terrifying world of medical experimentation—part The Handmaid’s Tale, part The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

One of The Millions’ Most Anticipated Reads (The Great First Half 2020 Books)

When Lena Johnson’s beloved grandmother dies, and the full extent of the family debt is revealed,... Read More »

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$27.59 USD

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American Spy

A Novel
By Lauren Wilkinson
Narrated by Bahni Turpin /  10 hours 49 minutes

American Spy updates the espionage thriller with blazing originality.”—Entertainment Weekly
“There has never been anything like it.”—Marlon James, GQ
“So much fun . . . Like the best of John le Carré, it’s extremely tough to put down.”—NPR

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The...
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A Long Petal of the Sea

A Novel
By Isabel Allende, Nick Caistor & Amanda Hopkinson
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini /  9 hours 46 minutes

A Long Petal of the Sea

“In this quietly compelling novel, Isabel Allende deftly brings us into the world of the Spanish Civil War and Chilean Revolution, elegantly weaving characters' stories together to produce a stunning tapestry of love, heartbreak, loyalty, and politics. Follow war doctor Victor and accomplished pianist Roser as they struggle down a path that is constantly blocked with great challenges. Though many despair, there is always a way through, and you may find support in places you least expect.”

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The Revisioners

A Novel
By Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Narrated by Adenrele Ojo & Myra Lucretia Taylor /  8 hours 23 minutes

Following her National Book Award–nominated debut novel, A Kind of Freedom, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton returns with this equally elegant and historically inspired story of survivors and healers, of black women and their black sons, set in the American South.

In 1925, Josephine is the proud owner of a thriving farm. As a child, she channeled... Read More »

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The Henna Artist

A Novel
By Alka Joshi
Narrated by Sneha Mathan /  10 hours 55 minutes

Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman’s struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel.

Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink... Read More »

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The Mountains Sing

By Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
Narrated by Quyen Ngo /  10 hours 44 minutes

The Mountains Sing

“Deep human bonds of family, place, and memory are written of in ways that are often heartbreaking, but show the strength and persistence of those ties. This is a book that glows with spirit and those larger life forces that include love. I look forward to the day I can put this book in readers' hands.”

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$24.99 USD

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These Ghosts are Family

A Novel
By Maisy Card
Narrated by Karl O’Brian Williams /  9 hours 55 minutes

*An Entertainment Weekly, Millions, and LitHub Most-Anticipated Book of 2020 pick*
*A Rumpus and Electric Literature Most-Anticipated Debut of 2020 pick*
*A BookRiot Best Book Club Pick of 2020*
*A Buzz Magazine Top New Book of the New Decade*
*A She Reads Most-Anticipated Historical Fiction Pick of 2020*

A transporting debut novel that reveals... Read More »

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$22.99 USD

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Queen of Bones

Havana Mysteries: Book #2
By Teresa Dovalpage
Narrated by Cynthia Farrell /  8 hours

Set between Cubas twenty years apart, Havana native Teresa Dovalpage's new mystery features an unusual detective-an ex-cop turned Santeria priest and a familiar face from her acclaimed crime fiction debut, Death Comes in through the Kitchen. Juan, a Cuban construction worker who has settled in Albuquerque, returns to Havana for the first time... Read More »

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