If you enjoyed A Man Called Ove, then you’ll love The Story of Arthur Truluv.
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“A tender story of loss, renewal and trust between 3 unlikely people who create an untraditional family. A nice break from the harsh realities of today.”Seth, The Elliott Bay Book Company
By: Elliot Ackerman
Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
Length: 3 hours 26 minutes
From the National Book Award finalist, a breathtakingly spare and shattering new novel that traces the intersection of three star-crossed lives.
Eden Malcom lies in a bed, unable to move or to speak, imprisoned in his own mind. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his hospital room. He has never even met their young daughter. And he will... Read More »
By: Nick Pyenson
Narrated by: Nick Pyenson
Length: 7 hours 26 minutes
“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
Called “the best of science writing” (Edward O. Wilson) and named a best book by Popular Science, a dive into the secret lives of whales, from their four-legged past to their perilous present.
Whales are... Read More »
By: Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh
Narrated by: Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh
Length: 5 hours 12 minutes
For the first time an award-winning Harvard professor shares his wildly popular course on classical Chinese philosophy, showing you how these ancient ideas can guide you on the path to a good life today.
The lessons taught by ancient Chinese philosophers surprisingly still apply, and they challenge our fundamental assumptions about how to lead a... Read More »
By: Jim Fergus & Erik Steele
Narrated by: Laura Hicks
Length: 14 hours 54 minutes
One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the US government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial Brides for Indians program, launched by the administration of Ulysses S. Grant, is intended to help... Read More »
By: Leigh Bardugo
Narrated by: Mozhan Marno
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The award-winning DC Icons story of the world's greatest super hero: WONDER WOMAN by the # 1 New York Times bestselling author LEIGH BARDUGO.
"You’ll enjoy this book whether you’re a fan of Wonder Woman comics, the Wonder Woman movie, Leigh Bardugo, or just YA lit in general." —Hypable
She will become one of... Read More »
By: Dan Vyleta
Narrated by: Allan Corduner
Length: 18 hours 33 minutes
Readers of the Harry Potter series and Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell are sure to be mesmerized by Dan Vyleta’s thrilling blend of historical fiction and fantasy, as three young friends scratch the surface of the grown-up world to discover startling wonders—and dangerous secrets.
“Dan Vyleta writes with intricacy and imagination and... Read More »
By: Zinzi Clemmons
Narrated by: Nicole Lewis
Length: 3 hours 46 minutes
A National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree
NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize Finalist
Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist
California Book Award First Fiction Finalist
Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Debut Novel Nominee
Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction & the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
Named a Best Book... Read More »
By: Dava Sobel
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 12 hours 42 minutes
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017
Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Economist, Smithsonian, Nature, and NPR's Science Friday
Nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson... Read More »
By: E. Lockhart
Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
Length: 6 hours 42 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! LENA DUNHAM AND JENNI KONNER OF GIRLS TO PRODUCE MOVIE!
From the author of We Were Liars, which John Green called "utterly unforgettable," comes a unique novel that showcases E. Lockhart’s unmatched ability to play with style and deliver a perfectly plotted, well-written novel with a surprise twist.
Be among the... Read More »
By: A. J. Jacobs
Narrated by: A. J. Jacobs
Length: 8 hours 3 minutes
New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family—where it begins and how far it goes—and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the “Family of Humankind.”
A.J. Jacobs has received some strange emails over the years,... Read More »
By: Jennifer Ryan
Narrated by: Various
Length: 11 hours 33 minutes
"Just because the men have gone to war, why do we have to close the choir? And precisely when we need it most!"
As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir... Read More »
By: Tahereh Mafi
Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
Length: 7 hours 5 minutes
Embark on a wondrous journey through the land of Whichwood in this stunning companion to Tahereh Mafi’s acclaimed bestseller Furthermore.
A Kirkus Best Book of the Year!
★ "Deliciously descriptive prose. . . . Darkly fascinating." −Kirkus
★ "Unforgettable heroine." −Booklist
★ "Mafi's language choices create visually arresting moments." –Shelf... Read More »
By: Gin Phillips
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 8 hours 3 minutes
One of the New York Times Book Review's Best Crime Novels of 2017
“Warning: you'll finish this in one sitting.” —TheSkimm
“Expertly made thriller . . . clever and irresistible.” —The New York Times
An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she’ll go to protect him.
The zoo is nearly... Read More »
By: Michael Chabon
Narrated by: Michael Chabon
Length: 2 hours 16 minutes
“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays—heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise—on the meaning of fatherhood.
For the September 2016 issue of GQ, Michael Chabon wrote a piece about accompanying his son Abraham Chabon, then thirteen, to Paris Men’s Fashion Week. Possessed with a... Read More »
By: Liz Nugent
Narrated by: Caoilfhionn Dunne, David McFetridge & Lesley McGuire
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
From the international bestselling author of Unraveling Oliver comes a “dark, captivating psychological thriller” (People) lauded by A.J. Finn—#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window—as “extraordinary…crackles and snaps like a bonfire on a winter’s night.”
My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp... 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: Alyson Hagy
Narrated by: Shannon McManus
Length: 5 hours 33 minutes
A haunting, evocative tale about the power of storytelling
A brutal civil war has ravaged the country, and contagious fevers have decimated the population. Abandoned farmhouses litter the isolated mountain valleys and shady hollows. The economy has been reduced to barter and trade.
In this craggy, unwelcoming world, the central character of Scribe... Read More »
By: Kate Summerscale
Narrated by: Simon Vance
Length: 9 hours 40 minutes
In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. The crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the career of perhaps the greatest detective in the land. At the time, the detective was a relatively new invention;... Read More »
By: M. J. Rose
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 10 hours 25 minutes
“A lush, romantic historical mystery...a heroine to root for.” —Kristin Hannah, New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale
“Fascinating…an enchanting glimpse of Jazz Age New York.” —Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train and A Piece of the World
The New York Times bestselling author of The Library... Read More »
By: Warren Ellis
Narrated by: John Hodgman
Length: 3 hours 24 minutes
A smart, tight, provocative techno-thriller audiobook straight out of the very near future--by an iconic visionary writer
Some people call it "abyss gaze." Gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you.
There are two types of people who think professionally about the future: Foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about... Read More »
By: Marissa Meyer
Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
Length: 14 hours 30 minutes
Rebecca Soler, narrator of Marissa Meyer's The Lunar Chronicles, returns to narrate this program.
“Narrator Rebecca Soler delivers a take-no-prisoners performance for the third title in The Lunar Chronicles. Her instinctive delivery of Meyer's humor makes the story an addictive listen. Series fans and new listeners will be equally entranced.”... Read More »
By: Iain Reid
Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
Length: 5 hours 22 minutes
In this deeply scary and intensely unnerving debut novel, Jake and a woman known only as “The Girlfriend” are on a drive to visit his parents at their secluded farm. But when Jake leaves “The Girlfriend” stranded at an abandoned high school, what follows is a twisted unraveling of the darkest unease, an exploration into psychological frailty,... Read More »
By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Narrated by: January LaVoy
Length: 1 hour 1 minute
New York Times Best Seller
A Skimm Reads Pick
An NPR Best Book of 2017
From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend.
A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise... Read More »
By: Abbi Waxman
Narrated by: Emily Rankin
Length: 9 hours 50 minutes
As seen in Elle.com, The Washington Post, Woman’s World, Flavorwire, HelloGiggles, Bustle, Brit & Co, and more!
“A quirky, funny, and deeply thoughtful book…We’re already dying to know if there will be a sequel.”—HelloGiggles
“Filled with characters you’ll love and wish you lived next door to in real life.”—Bustle
“So witty, amusing, and... Read More »