By: Emma Flint
Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
Length: 10 hours 10 minutes
A WASHINGTON POST BEST THRILLER/MYSTERY OF 2017
A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2017
It's 1965 in a tight-knit working-class neighborhood in Queens, New York, and Ruth Malone--a single mother who works long hours as a cocktail waitress--wakes to discover her two small children, Frankie Jr. and Cindy,... Read More »
By: Sunil Yapa
Narrated by: Aaron Landon
Length: 8 hours 40 minutes
A Finalist for the PEN/ Faulkner Award
n Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
One of Bustle's "Most Important Books of 2016"
Named Most Anticipated Book of the Year in Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, TIME, Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, BuzzFeed, Houston Chronicle, San... Read More »
By: Luca D'Andrea
Narrated by: Charles Constant
Length: 13 hours 21 minutes
In Luca D’Andrea’s atmospheric and brilliant thriller, set in a small mountain community in the majestic Italian Dolomites, an outsider must uncover the truth about a triple murder that has gone unsolved for thirty years.
New York City native Jeremiah Salinger is one half of a hot-shot documentary-making team. He and his partner, Mike, made a... Read More »
By: Katherine Heiny
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 10 hours 15 minutes
TheSkimm’s Best of Skimm Reads
NPR’s Guide to Great Reads
The Washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of Fiction of the Year
Minnesota Public Radio’s The Best Books to Give and Get: Fiction Picks of the Year
An uproarious novel ("Both heart-piercing and, crucially, very funny." —Louise Erdrich, The New York Times) from the celebrated author of Single,... Read More »
By: Cara Brookins
Narrated by: Cara Brookins
Length: 9 hours 54 minutes
"Brookins deftly narrates the extreme learning curve the family experienced during the construction process, while putting a family back together again." - Publishers Weekly
If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you’ll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the... Read More »
By: Lindsey Lee Johnson
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 10 hours 55 minutes
An unforgettable cast of characters is unleashed into a realm known for its cruelty—the American high school—in this captivating debut novel.
The wealthy enclaves north of San Francisco are not the paradise they appear to be, and nobody knows this better than the students of a local high school. Despite being raised with all the opportunities... Read More »
By: Alexander Weinstein
Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
Length: 5 hours 59 minutes
AN EXTRAORDINARILY RESONANT AND PROPHETIC COLLECTION OF SPECULATIVE SHORT FICTION FOR OUR TECH-SAVVY ERA BY DEBUT AUTHOR ALEXANDER WEINSTEIN
Children of the New World introduces readers to a near-future world of social media implants, memory manufacturers, dangerously immersive virtual reality games, and alarmingly intuitive robots. Many of these... Read More »
By: Jonathan Lethem
Narrated by: Mark Deakins
Length: 10 hours 32 minutes
The author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude returns with a devilishly entertaining novel about an international backgammon hustler who thinks he's psychic. Too bad about the tumor in his face.
Handsome, impeccably tuxedoed Bruno Alexander travels the world winning large sums of money from amateur "whales" who think they can... Read More »
By: Lisa Lutz
Narrated by: Madeleine Maby
Length: 8 hours 55 minutes
“A dead-serious thriller (with a funny bone)” (The New York Times Book Review), from the author of the New York Times bestselling Spellman Files series, comes the story of a woman who creates and sheds new identities as she crisscrosses the country to escape her past.
Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband’s body at the base of the stairs,... Read More »
By: Joshilyn Jackson
Narrated by: Joshilyn Jackson
Length: 11 hours 34 minutes
A fiercely independent divorce lawyer learns the power of family and connection when she receives a cryptic message from her estranged mother in this bittersweet, witty novel from the nationally bestselling author of Someone Else’s Love Story and gods in Alabama—an emotionally resonant tale about the endurance of love and the power of stories to... Read More »
By: Matthew Horace & Ron Harris
Narrated by: Matthew Horace
Length: 9 hours 29 minutes
Longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction
Career police officer turned CNN contributor offers a "hard-hitting, convincing indictment of the biases in today's law enforcement." --Booklist (starred review)
"The hidden dysfunctions in American policing are laid bare in this searching exposé.... Horace and coauthor... Read More »
By: Nigel Travis
Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes
The executive chairman and former CEO of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins reflects on the unique, results-oriented discipline he's developed over decades of leadership, which provides a blueprint for any organization to achieve prosperity.
We live in an era in which successful organizations can fail in a flash. But they can cope with change and... Read More »
By: Lila Bowen
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 10 hours 47 minutes
"Wake of Vultures will kick your a** up one page and down the other." -- io9
Nettie Lonesome dreams of a greater life than toiling as a slave in the sandy desert. But when a stranger attacks her, Nettie wins more than the fight.
Now she's got friends, a good horse, and a better gun. But if she can't kill the thing haunting her nightmares and... Read More »
By: Michel Bussi
Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
Length: 12 hours 14 minutes
"Wonderfully ingenious and altogether satisfying."---Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review
Just after midnight on December 23, 1980, a night flight bound for Paris plummets toward the Swiss Alps, crashing into a snowy mountainside. Within seconds flames engulf the plane, which is filled with holiday travelers. Of the 169 passengers, all but... Read More »
By: M. R. Carey
Narrated by: Finty Williams
Length: 15 hours 30 minutes
A haunting and heartbreaking thriller from the author of the USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts.
Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors. It's not the kind of place you'd want to end up. But it's where Jess Moulson could be spending the rest of her life.
It's a place where even the walls whisper.
And... Read More »
By: Ann Beattie
Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
Length: 9 hours 4 minutes
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2019 by Vulture, The Millions, The Observer, and O, The Oprah Magazine
A razor-sharp, deeply felt new novel--the twenty-first book by Ann Beattie--about the complicated relationship between a charismatic teacher and his students, and the secrets we keep from those we love
At a boarding school in New Hampshire, Ben... Read More »
By: Ward & Annie Ward
Narrated by: Xe Sands, Vivienne Leheny & Paul Fox
Length: 10 hours 58 minutes
A devoted wife, a loving husband and a chilling murder that no one saw coming.
Things that make me scared: When Charlie cries. Hospitals and lakes. When Ian drinks vodka in the basement. ISIS. When Ian gets angry… That something is really, really wrong with me.
Maddie and Ian’s love story began with a chance encounter at a party overseas; he was... Read More »
By: Cara Hunter
Narrated by: Lee Ingleby & Emma Cunniffe
Length: 11 hours 22 minutes
A page-turning suspense novel about the shocking secrets revealed when a woman is discovered held captive behind a basement wall--and it turns out no one is who they appear to be
Do you know what they're hiding in the house next door?
A woman is found locked in a basement, barely alive, unidentifiable: the woman can't speak, there are no missing... Read More »
By: Adriana Trigiani
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
Length: 12 hours 38 minutes
Set in the lush Big Band era of the 1940s and World War II, this spellbinding saga from beloved New York Times bestselling author Adriana Trigiani tells the story of two talented working class kids who marry and become a successful singing act, until time, temptation, and the responsibilities of home and family derail their dreams
Shortly before... Read More »
By: Yukiko Motoya & Asa Yoneda
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus, Brian Nishii, Erin Bennett, Paul Michael Garcia, Tanya Eby, Kate Mulligan & various narrators
Length: 5 hours 9 minutes
A housewife takes up bodybuilding and sees radical changes to her physique-which her workaholic husband fails to notice. A boy waits at a bus stop, mocking businessmen struggling to keep their umbrellas open in a typhoon-until an old man shows him that they hold the secret to flying. A woman working in a clothing boutique waits endlessly on a... Read More »
By: Louisa Hall
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, David Colacci, Saskia Maarleveld, John Lee, Brittany Pressley, Yetta Gottesman, Charlie Thurston & Amy Landon
Length: 9 hours 9 minutes
From the acclaimed author of Speak comes a kaleidoscopic novel about Robert Oppenheimer—father of the atomic bomb—as told by seven fictional characters.
J. Robert Oppenheimer was a brilliant scientist, a champion of liberal causes, and a complex and often contradictory character. He loyally protected his Communist friends, only to later betray... Read More »
By: Henry Porter
Narrated by: Matt Addis
Length: 12 hours 42 minutes
From the refugee camps of Greece to the mountains of Macedonia, a thirteen-year-old boy is making his way to Germany and to safety. Codenamed "Firefly," he holds vital intelligence: unparalleled insight into a vicious ISIS terror cell, and details of their plans. But the terrorists are hot on his trail, determined he won't live to pass on the... Read More »
By: Fox & Hester Fox
Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
Length: 12 hours 58 minutes
Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn’t even know it.
Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control yourself, it will not only be you who suffers the consequences, but those around you, as well.
New Oldbury, 1821
In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and... Read More »
By: Sofka Zinovieff
Narrated by: Michelle Ford
Length: 11 hours 49 minutes
In the spirit of Zoë Heller’s Notes on a Scandal and Tom Perrotta’s Mrs. Fletcher, an explosive and thought-provoking novel about the far-reaching repercussions of an illicit relationship between a young girl and a man twenty years her senior.
A rising star in the London arts scene of the early 1970s, gifted composer Ralph Boyd is approached by... Read More »