By: Kate Christensen
Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
Length: 10 hours 2 minutes
The 1950s ocean liner Queen Isabella is making her final voyage—a retro cruise from Long Beach to Hawaii and back—before heading to the scrapyard. For the guests on board, it’s a chance to experience a bygone era of decadent luxury, complete with fine dining, classic highballs, string quartets, and sophisticated jazz. Smoking is allowed but not... Read More »
By: Thea Lim
Narrated by: Lisa Rost-Welling
Length: 7 hours 59 minutes
A shortlisted finalist for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the ALA 2019 Reading List for Science Fiction
“Thea Lim’s An Ocean of Minutes is that rare thing—a speculative novel that is as heartfelt as it is philosophical. In lucid prose, Lim lays bare the complexities of migration and displacement, while offering a clear-eyed meditation on... Read More »
By: Neel Patel
Narrated by: Neel Patel
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes
"If You See Me, Don't Say Hi bristles with unexpected meetings and reunions, recognitions and failed recognitions, passions and estrangements of all kinds. These stories have a sharp eye for the complexities of modern life, but Neel Patel writes with the wisdom and compassion of an old soul." — Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of... Read More »
By: Libby Page
Narrated by: Clare Corbett
Length: 9 hours 18 minutes
“In many ways, this meditation on community and swimming follows in the footsteps of the enormously popular A Man Called Ove… Both are charming and heartwarming.”—Kirkus Reviews
WE'RE NEVER TOO OLD TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS—OR TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Rosemary Peterson has lived in Brixton, London, all her life but everything... Read More »
By: Susan Wiggs
Narrated by: Tanya Eby & Adam Verner
Length: 10 hours 55 minutes
Deep within the peaceful heart of Amish country, a life-or-death emergency shatters a quiet world to its core. Number-one New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs delivers a riveting story that challenges our deepest-held beliefs.
Caught between two worlds, Caleb Stoltz is bound by a deathbed promise to raise his orphaned niece and nephew in... Read More »
By: Ashley Poston
Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
Length: 12 hours 24 minutes
*A 2019 Rainbow Book List Selection*
An action-packed tale full of romance, royalty, and adventure, inspired by the story of Anastasia. Perfect for fans of Six of Crows, Cinder, and the cult classic television show Firefly.
Seventeen-year-old Ana is a scoundrel by nurture and an outlaw by nature. Found as a child drifting through space with a... Read More »
By: Jonathan French
Narrated by: Will Damron
Length: 17 hours 47 minutes
“[A] fantasy masterwork . . . a dirty, blood-soaked gem of a novel [that reads] like Mad Max set in Tolkien’s Middle-earth.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Jackal and his fellow half-orcs patrol the barren wastes of the Lot Lands, spilling their own damned blood to keep civilized folk safe. A rabble of hard-talking, hog-riding, whore-mongering... Read More »
By: B. A. Paris
Narrated by: Cathleen McCarron & Kevin Hely
Length: 7 hours 37 minutes
THE NEW TWISTY, GRIPPING AUDIOBOOK FROM B. A. PARIS, THE AUTHOR OF THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING TITLES BEHIND CLOSED DOORS AND THE BREAKDOWN
“We’re in a new Golden Age of suspense writing now, because of amazing books like Bring Me Back, and I for one am loving it.” —Lee Child
She went missing. He moved on. A whole world of... Read More »
By: Caroline Kepnes
Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews, Emily Rankin & Paul Michael
Length: 12 hours 42 minutes
“A dark beauty of a book, Providence kept me up at night with characters that made my heart a little bigger.”—Jessica Knoll, New York Times bestselling author of Luckiest Girl Alive
A propulsive novel that’s part love story, part detective story, and part supernatural thriller—from the acclaimed author of You, whose work Stephen King describes... Read More »
By: Hannah Pittard
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 9 hours 16 minutes
From a writer who "deserves the attention of anyone in search of today's best fiction"* comes an epic novel-based on true events-of wealth, race, grief, and love, charting one sweltering summer in Atlanta that left no one unchanged (*Washington Post) It's a humid summer day when the phones begin to ring: disaster has struck. Air France Flight... Read More »
By: Judy Blundell
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 10 hours 42 minutes
“A mesmerizing, head-spinning—and sometimes madcap-hilarious—take of have and have-nots.”—People (Book of the Week)
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS • “In the smart, breezy, sweet spot between Meg Wolitzer and Elin Hilderbrand.”—Entertainment Weekly
No matter what the world throws her way, at least... Read More »
By: Charlie LeDuff
Narrated by: Charlie LeDuff
Length: 7 hours 21 minutes
A daring, firsthand, and utterly-unscripted account of crisis in America, from Ferguson to Flint to Cliven Bundy's ranch to Donald Trump's unstoppable campaign for President--at every turn, Pulitzer-prize winner and bestselling author of Detroit: An American Autopsy, Charlie LeDuff was there
In the Fall of 2013, long before any sane person had... Read More »
By: Sheila Heti
Narrated by: Sheila Heti
Length: 5 hours 16 minutes
From the author of How Should a Person Be? (“one of the most talked-about books of the year”—Time Magazine) and the New York Times Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring audiobook about whether to have children.
In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential... Read More »
By: Brendan Kiely
Narrated by: Alex McKenna & Robbie Daymond
Length: 9 hours 52 minutes
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Brendan Kiely, a stunning new novel that explores the insidious nature of tradition at a prestigious boarding school.
Prestigious. Powerful. Privileged. This is Fullbrook Academy, an elite prep school where history looms in the leafy branches over its brick walkways. But some traditions... Read More »
By: Jana Casale
Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
Length: 12 hours 15 minutes
Kirkus Reviews, "11 Debuts You Need to Pay Attention To"
HelloGiggles, "Books you don't want to miss"
Bustle, "Books you need to know"
An ambitious debut, at once timely and timeless, that captures the complexity and joys of modern womanhood. This novel is gem like—in its precision, its many facets, and its containing multitudes. Following in the... Read More »
By: Meaghan O'Connell
Narrated by: Meaghan O'Connell
Length: 5 hours 8 minutes
A raw, funny, and fiercely honest account of becoming a mother before feeling like a grown up.
When Meaghan O'Connell got accidentally pregnant in her twenties and decided to keep the baby, she realized that the book she needed -- a brutally honest, agenda-free reckoning with the emotional and existential impact of motherhood -- didn't exist.... Read More »
By: Brantley Hargrove
Narrated by: Jacques Roy
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes
The saga of the greatest tornado chaser who ever lived: a tale of obsession and daring and an extraordinary account of humanity’s high-stakes race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon from Brantley Hargrove, “one of today’s great science writers” (The Washington Post).
At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last... Read More »
By: Tom Rachman
Narrated by: Sam Alexander
Length: 9 hours 37 minutes
“An exotic touch of intrigue arises in THE ITALIAN TEACHER . . . deliciously ironic and deeply affectionate.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post
A masterful novel about the son of a great painter striving to create his own legacy, by the bestselling author of The Imperfectionists.
Conceived while his father, Bear, cavorted around Rome in the... Read More »
By: Jonathan Miles
Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
Length: 13 hours 55 minutes
“Funny, bighearted...Miles specializes in giving fully rounded humanity to characters who might elsewhere be treated as stock figures...pitch-perfect.”
— New York Times Book Review
"Miles is a writer so virtuosic that readers will feel themselves becoming better, more observant people from reading him."
— Los Angeles Review of Books
A profound new... Read More »
By: Minrose Gwin
Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
Length: 12 hours 23 minutes
In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart—one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager—fight for their families’ survival in this lyrical and powerful novel.
“Gwin’s gift shines in the complexity of her... Read More »
By: Susan Meissner
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert, Jorjeana Marie, Cassandra Morris & Abigail Revasch
Length: 13 hours 27 minutes
From the acclaimed author of A Bridge Across the Ocean and The Last Year of the War comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918, which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love.
In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there... Read More »
By: T. Christian Miller & Ken Armstrong
Narrated by: Hillary Huber, T. Christian Miller & Ken Armstrong
Length: 10 hours 5 minutes
Now the Netflix Limited Series Unbelievable, starring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever • Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true crime story of a teenager charged with lying about having been raped—and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth.
“Gripping . . . [with a] John... Read More »
By: Dawn Davies
Narrated by: Dawn Davies
Length: 7 hours 4 minutes
This program is read by the author
If you’re looking for a parenting audiobook, this is not it. This is not a treatise on how to be a mother.
This is an audiobook about a young girl who moves to a new town every couple of years; a misfit teenager who finds solace in a local music scene; an adrift twenty-something who drops out of college to pursue... Read More »
By: Karen Cleveland
Narrated by: Mia Barron
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • FINALIST FOR THE ITW THRILLER AWARD • Perfect husband. Perfect father. Perfect liar?
“Breathtaking, heart-pounding.”—Louise Penny
“A fast-paced, relentlessly gripping read.”—Chris Pavone
Vivian Miller. High-powered CIA analyst, happily married to a man she adores, mother of... Read More »