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We've got an incredible line-up of Spring 2023 titles from small presses!

Wild and Precious

A Celebration of Mary Oliver

By: Mary Oliver
Narrated by: Sophia Bush
Length: 4 hours 11 minutes

A celebration of the beloved, award-winning poet Mary Oliver, narrated by actress and activist Sophia Bush featuring selections from the late poet’s work, in her own voice, plus a tapestry of complementary voices reflecting on Oliver’s legacy. Wild and Precious: A Celebration of Mary Oliver is a first of its kind audio commemoration of one of... Read more

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The Islands

Stories

By: Dionne Irving
Narrated by: Chanté McCormick
Length: 6 hours 13 minutes

The Islands follows the lives of Jamaican women—immigrants or the descendants of immigrants—who have relocated all over the world to escape the ghosts of colonialism on what they call the Island. Set in the United States, Jamaica, and Europe, these international stories examine the lives of an uncertain and unsettled cast of characters. In one... Read more

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The Applicant

By: Nazli Koca
Narrated by: Günes Sensoy
Length: 5 hours 43 minutes

It’s 2017 and Leyla, a Turkish twentysomething living in Berlin, is scrubbing toilets at an Alice in Wonderland–themed hostel after failing her thesis, losing her student visa, and suing her German university in a Kafkaesque attempt to reverse her fate.
Increasingly distant from what used to be at arm’s reach—writerly ambitions, tight-knit... Read more

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Scorched Grace

A Sister Holiday Mystery

By: Margot Douaihy
Narrated by: Mara Wilson
Length: 9 hours 54 minutes

“After 33 years of bookselling, I can say I have not read a novel as original and shocking as Scorched Grace. She’s a (punk) nun like none other (bad pun, but true) resolved to solve a murder to protect her new community and her own choices. Read more

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Who Gets Believed

When the Truth Isn't Enough

By: Dina Nayeri
Narrated by: Ayesha Antoine
Length: 10 hours 51 minutes

Why are honest asylum seekers dismissed as liars? Former refugee and award-winning author Dina Nayeri begins with this question, turning to shocking and illuminating case studies in this book, which grows into a reckoning with our culture’s views on believability. From persuading a doctor that she’d prefer a C-section to learning to “bullshit... Read more

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Women Are The Fiercest Creatures

A Novel

By: Andrea Dunlop
Narrated by: Frankie Corzo
Length: 8 hours 35 minutes

In this wildly addictive novel, three overlooked women take on the charming, manipulative tech CEO who wrote them out of his startup’s history.
Anna Sarnoff is still reeling from her quickie divorce from tech wunderkind Jake Sarnoff. Forced out of the company that she helped Jake build, Anna is trying to pick up the pieces of her life, navigating... Read more

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GO AS A RIVER

A Novel

By: Shelley Read
Narrated by: Cynthia Farrell
Length: 9 hours 58 minutes

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERSet amid Colorado’s wild beauty, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story of a resilient young woman whose life is changed forever by one chance encounter. A tragic and uplifting novel of love and loss, family and survival—and hope—for readers of Great Circle, The Four Winds, and Where the Crawdads Sing.
Seventeen-year-old... Read more

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The Hole We're In

By: Gabrielle Zevin
Narrated by: Mara Wilson
Length: 9 hours 2 minutes

With The Hole We're In—a bold, timeless, yet all too timely novel about a troubled American family navigating an even more troubled America—award-winning author and screenwriter, Gabrielle Zevin, delivers a work that places her in the ranks of our shrewdest social observers and top literary talents.

Meet the Pomeroys: a church-going family... Read more

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Last Seen in Lapaz

Emma Djan Investigation: Book #3

By: Kwei Quartey
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 12 hours 31 minutes

When a whirlwind romance leads to a brutal murder and the disappearance of a young Nigerian woman, PI Emma Djan resorts to dangerous undercover work to track her down in Accra.
Just as things at work are slowing down for PI Emma Djan, an old friend of her boss’s asks for help locating his missing daughter. According to her father, Ngozi had a... Read more

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When Trying to Return Home

Stories

By: Jennifer Maritza McCauley
Narrated by: Psalm Morant & Andréa Agosto
Length: 5 hours 52 minutes

Profoundly moving and powerful, the stories in this collection dig deeply into the question of belonging. A young woman is torn between overwhelming love for her mother and the need to break free from her damaging influence during a desperate and disastrous attempt to rescue her brother from foster care. A man, his wife, and his mistress each... Read more

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Composition

Button Poetry

By: Junious "Jay" Ward
Narrated by: Junious "Jay" Ward
Length: 1 hour 47 minutes

In his debut full length collection, Junious ‘Jay’ Ward dives deep into the formation of self. Composition interrogates the historical perceptions of Blackness and biracial identity as documented through a Southern Lens. Utilizing a variety of poetic forms, Ward showcases to his readers an innovative approach as he unflinchingly explores the way... Read more

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Higher Animals

Vaccines, Synthetic Biology, and the Future of Life

By: Michael Specter
Narrated by: Michael Specter
Length: 4 hours 10 minutes

In Higher Animals, New Yorker science writer Michael Specter explores how MRNA vaccines have transformed the scientific landscape and helped spark a biotechnology revolution. Biology is information, and increasingly, that means digital information. We need to think of biology the way we think about computer code, only instead of bits and bytes,... Read more

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My What If Year

A Memoir

By: Alisha Fernandez Miranda
Narrated by: Alisha Fernandez Miranda
Length: 7 hours 22 minutes

People Magazine “Best New Book”“Hailed as the next Eat, Pray, Love” —CNN International
An exuberant, hilarious memoir about a woman who pauses her successful career for a year and explores the “What If” jobs of her dreams.
On the cusp of turning forty, Alisha Fernandez Miranda has climbed to the peak of personal and professional success, but at... Read more

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The Human Origins of Beatrice Porter and Other Essential Ghosts

By: Soraya Palmer
Narrated by: Jaimi Gray
Length: 9 hours 11 minutes

Sisters Zora and Sasha Porter are drifting apart. Bearing witness to their father’s violence and their mother’s worsening illness, an unsettled Zora escapes into her journal, dreaming of being a writer, while Sasha discovers sex and chest binding, spending more time with her new girlfriend than at home. But the sisters, like their parents, must... Read more

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The Dig

A Novel

By: Anne Burt
Narrated by: Siiri Scott
Length: 8 hours 54 minutes

“With a descriptive literary style, Burt keeps you engrossed as this family drama unfolds, based on their immigration history, adolescent awakenings, and social structures that bind them. This would be a great book club pick! Read more

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An American Beauty

By: Shana Abe
Narrated by: Gail Shalan
Length: 11 hours 34 minutes

The New York Times bestselling author of The Second Mrs. Astor returns with a spellbinding new book perfect for fans of HBO's The Gilded Age and readers of Marie Benedict, Karen Harper, and Fiona Davis. This sweeping novel of historical fiction is inspired by the true rags-to-riches story of Arabella Huntington—a woman whose great beauty was... Read more

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We Don't Swim Here

By: Vincent Tirado
Narrated by: iiKane null
Length: 8 hours 34 minutes

She is the reason no one goes in the water. And she will make them pay. A chilling new novel for fans of Tiffany D. Jackson, Lamar Giles, and Ryan Douglass.

Bronwyn is only supposed to be in rural Hillwoods for a year. Her grandmother is in hospice, and her father needs to get her affairs in order. And they're all meant to make some final... Read more

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