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“You think you’re having a bad day? Ashley is alone, lost in the wilderness, without supplies or even shoes, and the infection taking hold of her badly crushed foot will likely kill her before she dies of starvation and/or exposure. This is a thrilling tale of courage and stamina that will remind readers to sign up and pay attention when that next survival training class at summer camp is offered.”Becky, Rediscovered Books
By: Rosalind Wiseman
Narrated by: Lee Adams
Length: 11 hours 47 minutes
“My daughter used to be so wonderful. Now I can barely stand her and she won’t tell me anything. How can I find out what’s going on?”
“There’s a clique in my daughter’s grade that’s making her life miserable. She doesn’t want to go to school anymore. Her own supposed friends are turning on her, and she’s too afraid to do anything. What can I... Read more »
By: Dana Spiotta
Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
Length: 7 hours 3 minutes
Stone Arabia is about family, obsession,memory, and the urge to create—in isolation, at the margins of ourwinner-take-all culture.
In thesibling relationship, “there are no first impressions, no seductions, nogetting to know each other,” says Denise Kranis. For her and her brother Nik,now in their forties, no relationship is more significant.... Read more »Learn more
By: Christina Haag
Narrated by: Christina Haag
Length: 9 hours 36 minutes
When Christina Haag was growing up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was just one of the boys in her circle of prep school friends, a skinny kid who lived with his mother and sister on Fifth Avenue and who happened to have a Secret Service detail following him at a discreet distance at all times. A decade later, after... Read more »Learn more
By: Cornelia Funke
Narrated by: Elliot Hill
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes
Beyond the mirror, the darkest fairy tales come alive. . . .
For years, Jacob Reckless has enjoyed the Mirrorworld’s secrets and treasures.
His younger brother has followed him.
Now dark magic will turn the boy to beast, break the heart of the girl he loves, and destroy everything Jacob holds most dear. . . .
Unless he can find a way to... Read more »
By: Daniel Keyes
Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
Length: 8 hours 59 minutes
Charlie Gordon knows that he isn't very bright. At 32, he mops floors in a bakery and earns just enough to get by. Three evenings a week, he studies at a center for retarded adults. But all of this is about to change for Charlie. As part of a daring experiment, doctors are going to perform surgery on Charlie's brain. They hope the operation and... Read more »Learn more
By: Margo Lanagan
Narrated by: Anne Flosnik & Michael Page
Length: 14 hours 11 minutes
Liga lives modestly in her own personal heaven, given to her by natural magic in exchange for her earthly life. Her two daughters, gentle Branza and curious Urdda, grow up in this soft world, protected from the violence, predation, and village prejudice that once harmed their mother. But the real world cannot be denied forever—magicked men and... Read more »Learn more
By: Alastair Reynolds
Narrated by: John Lee
Length: 22 hours 12 minutes
Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with... Read more »Learn more
By: Greg Bear
Narrated by: George Guidall
Length: 10 hours 54 minutes
Vergil's innovative experiment restructuring the cells of a common virus becomes a nightmare when, in order to save his research, Vergil injects the entire culture into his bloodstream. Read more »Learn more
By: Robert Silverberg
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
Length: 19 hours 31 minutes
The search for his lost past leads to a battle for his future.
The planet Majipoor is shared by humans and several alien races, including four-armed Skandars, three-eyed Liiman, and the native, shape-shifting Metamorphs. All are watched over by the King of Dreams, the labyrinth-dwelling Pontifex, and the Lady of the Isle of Sleep, while the... Read more »Learn more
By: Robert Charles Wilson
Narrated by: Scott Brick
One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and watched the stars go out. They all flared into brilliance at once, then disappeared, replaced by a flat, empty black barrier. He and his best friends, Jason and Diane Lawton, had seen what became known as the Big Blackout. It would shape their lives.
The... Read more »Learn more
By: H.G. Wells
Narrated by: Victoria Morgan
Length: 4 hours 48 minutes
" I had not expected the suffering. A night of racking anguish, sickness and fainting. I became insensible and woke languid in the darkness. I shall never forget that dawn, and the strange horror of seeing that my hands had become as clouded glass, and watching them grow clearer and thinner as the day went by. My limbs became glassy, the bones... Read more »Learn more
By: Michael Cunningham
Narrated by: Michael Cunningham
Length: 6 hours 15 minutes
Winner of the Pulitzer prize, the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, and nominated for 9 Academy Awards, The Hours is now available on Unabridged CD.
Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, The Hours tells the story of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, who one New York morning goes about planning a party in honor of a beloved friend; Laura Brown, who... Read more »Learn more
By: Sophie Kinsella
Narrated by: Emily Gray
Length: 11 hours 42 minutes
Sophie Kinsella's debut is a rollicking romp through the perils of shopping and spending, spending, spending! Becky can't resist a sale, and she's only a little overdrawn on her VISA. Besides, that new scarf is just too cute to pass up. Readers will laugh aloud at Becky's retail adventures as she finds new and creative ways to relieve her... Read more »Learn more
By: David Rakoff
Narrated by: David Rakoff
Length: 4 hours 12 minutes
You've heard him on This American Life! Now read his book!
Wherever he is, David Rakoff is a fish out of water. Whether impersonating Sigmund Freud in a department store window during the holidays, climbing an icy mountain in cheap loafers, playing an evil modeling agent on a daytime soap opera, or learning primitive survival skills in the wilds... Read more »