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“Roddy Doyle is best known for writing engaging dialogue that permeates the pages of his perfect Irish novels. Smile, his latest novel, is no exception. Except with this work, the playful Irish banter not only serves to transport you to the Irish pubs where recently divorced Victor Forde finds himself confronting his adolescence and current sense of belonging, it also leads you to question everything you just read once you turn the last page.”Casey Protti, Bookshop Santa Cruz
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: Michael Farris Smith
Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
Length: 7 hours 48 minutes
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Indie Next Pick
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
One of Southern Living's Best Southern Books of 2017
In the vein of Daniel Woodrell's Winter's Bone and the works of Ron Rash, a novel set in a tough-and-tumble Mississippi town where drugs, whiskey, guns, and the desire for revenge violently intersect.
For eleven... Read More »
By: Elizabeth Brooks
Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
Length: 8 hours 16 minutes
For fans of Eowyn Ivey, Rose Tremaine, and Kate Atkinson, The Orphan of Salt Winds is a bewitching debut about the secrets that haunt us.
England, 1939. Ten-year-old Virginia Wrathmell arrives at Salt Winds, a secluded house on the edge of a marsh, to meet her adoptive parents―practical, dependable Clem and glamorous, mercurial Lorna. The marsh,... Read More »
By: Jennifer Robson
Narrated by: Marisa Calin
Length: 11 hours 37 minutes
From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century—Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown—and the fascinating women who made it.
“Millions will welcome this joyous event as a flash of color on the long road we have to travel.”
—Sir... Read More »
By: Tom Barbash
Narrated by: Jim Meskimen
Length: 8 hours 38 minutes
An evocative and wildly absorbing novel about the Winters, a family living in New York City’s famed Dakota apartment building in the year leading up to John Lennon’s assassination.
It’s the fall of 1979 in New York City when twenty-three-year-old Anton Winter, back from the Peace Corps and on the mend from a nasty bout of malaria, returns to his... Read More »
By: Sarah Selecky
Narrated by: Lisa Flanagan
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes
A nuanced satire-both hilarious and disconcerting-that probes the blurred lines between empowerment, spirituality, and consumerism in our online lives
Lilian Quick is forty, single, and childless, working as a pet-portrait artist. She paints the colored light only she can see, but animal aura portraits are a niche market at best. She's working... Read More »
By: Ariel Burger
Narrated by: Jason Culp
Length: 8 hours 1 minute
In the vein of Tuesdays with Morrie, a devoted protege and friend of one of the world's great thinkers takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, showing Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel not only as an extraordinary human being, but as a master teacher.
The world remembers Elie Wiesel-Nobel laureate, activist,... Read More »
By: Wesley Yang
Narrated by: David Shih
Length: 6 hours 35 minutes
One of the most acclaimed essayists of his generation, Wesley Yang writes about race and sex without the jargon, formulas, and polite lies that bore us all. His powerful debut, The Souls of Yellow Folk, does more than collect a decade's worth of cult-reputation essays—it corrals new American herds of pickup artists, school shooters, mandarin... Read More »
By: Sharon Bolton
Narrated by: Nathalie Buscombe
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes
Sharon Bolton returns with her creepiest standalone yet, following a young cop trying to trace the disappearances of a small town's teenagers.
Florence Lovelady's career was made when she convicted coffin-maker Larry Grassbrook of a series of child murders 30 years ago in a small village in Lancashire. Like something out of a nightmare, the... Read More »
By: Will Bardenwerper
Narrated by: Danny Campbell
Length: 7 hours 28 minutes
A book that, in the haunting tradition of In Cold Blood and The Executioner’s Song, lifts away the top layer of evil and finds complexity beneath, this is the bizarre tale of twelve young American soldiers who are deployed to Iraq in the summer of 2006. Rather than fight the enemy in combat, the men are unexpectedly assigned to guard the... Read More »
By: Carlo Rovelli
Narrated by: Benedict Cumberbatch
Length: 4 hours 19 minutes
One of TIME’s Ten Best Nonfiction Books of 2018
"Meet the new Stephen Hawking . . . The Order of Time is a dazzling book." --The Sunday Times
From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time that makes an excellent holiday gift.
Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it... Read More »
By: Aimee Molloy
Narrated by: Cristin Milioti
Length: 9 hours 25 minutes
A night out — a few hours of fun. What could possibly go wrong?
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Some people are so good at making perfect look easy.
They call themselves the May Mothers—a collection of new moms who gave birth in the same month. Twice a week, with strollers in tow, they get together in Prospect Park, seeking refuge from the... Read More »
By: Alice Feeney
Narrated by: Stephanie Racine
Length: 9 hours 26 minutes
"With tension comparable to 'Gone Girl' and 'The Girl on the Train,' plus the imaginative Now-Then-Before construction, Feeney unfolds just enough in each chapter to keep you page-turning for more, and her character development is excellent." — NJ.Com
From renowned journalist Alice Feeney comes a riveting new audiobook, Sometimes I Lie.
My name... Read More »
By: Louise Erdrich
Narrated by: Louise Erdrich
Length: 10 hours 43 minutes
Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event.
The world as we know it is ending. Evolution has reversed itself,... Read More »
By: Zadie Smith
Narrated by: Pippa Bennett-Warner
Length: 13 hours 45 minutes
A New York Times bestseller * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction * Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize
An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.
Two brown girls dream of being dancers—but only one, Tracey, has... Read More »
By: Robin Sloan
Narrated by: Therese Plummer
Length: 6 hours 47 minutes
"Robin Sloan's second novel is an entertaining concoction of probiotic and high-tech ingredients...This is a funny, effervescent book told in the first person and given full range by Therese Plummer, whose youthful voice captures the matter-of-fact nature of Lois's unjaded, scientific temperament and the dizzying ups and downs of her spirits." —... Read More »
By: James A. McLaughlin
Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
Length: 9 hours 48 minutes
“Bearskin is visceral, raw, and compelling—filled with sights, smells, and sounds truly observed. It’s a powerful debut and an absolute showcase of exceptional prose. There are very few first novels when I feel compelled to circle brilliant passages, but James McLaughlin’s writing had me doing just that.” —C.J. Box, #1 NYT bestselling author... Read More »
By: Alice McDermott
Narrated by: Euan Morton
Length: 8 hours 7 minutes
"[Euan Morton's] steady, gentle delivery allows McDermott's elegant prose to shine. It's a quiet story about love and sacrifice that manages to be extremely moving without becoming sentimental or maudlin. Morton's performance similarly brims with emotion but never overflows." — AudioFile magazine
A magnificent new audiobook from one of America’s... Read More »
By: Elan Mastai
Narrated by: Elan Mastai
Length: 10 hours 1 minute
One of Wall Street Journal’s Best of 2017
“Entertainingly mixes thrills and humor.”—Entertainment Weekly
“[An] amazing debut novel. . . . Dazzling and complex. . . . Fearlessly funny storytelling.”—The Washington Post
“Instantly engaging. . . . A timeless, if mind-bending, story about the journeys we take, populated by friends, family, lovers,... Read More »
By: Brit Bennett
Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
Length: 9 hours 54 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review
"Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss." –People, Pick of the Week
"Fantastic… a book that feels alive on the page." –The Washington Post
A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about... Read More »
By: Sarah Winman
Narrated by: Sarah Winman
Length: 4 hours 33 minutes
"My favorite book of the year was Tin Man. Sparsely written and achingly beautiful... and was the most powerful take on love, loss and vulnerability I've read in years." --A Cup of Jo
From internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman comes an unforgettable and heartbreaking novel celebrating love in all its forms, and the little moments that... Read More »
By: Alice Hoffman
Narrated by: Marin Ireland
Length: 10 hours 58 minutes
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic.
Find your magic.
For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.
Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to... Read More »
By: Morgan Jerkins
Narrated by: Morgan Jerkins
Length: 7 hours 5 minutes
From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins’ highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black woman today—perfect for fans of Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist,... Read More »
By: Ann Patchett
Narrated by: Hope Davis
Length: 10 hours 33 minutes
The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.
One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed... Read More »