By: Wendy Walker
Narrated by: Dylan Baker
Length: 11 hours 29 minutes
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
"An assured, powerful novel that blends suspense and rich family drama...it is, in a word, unforgettable." --William Landay, author of DEFENDING JACOB
Wendy Walker's All Is Not Forgotten begins in the small, affluent town of Fairview, Connecticut, where everything seems picture perfect.
Until one night when... Read More »
By: Alex George
Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
Length: 8 hours 51 minutes
From the author of the “lyrical and compelling” (USA Today) novel A Good American comes a powerful story of two friends and the unintended consequences of friendship, loss, and hope.
For Robert Carter, life in his coastal Maine hometown is comfortably predictable. But in 1976, on his first day of eighth grade, he meets Nathan Tilly, who... Read More »
By: C. J. Tudor
Narrated by: Andrew Scott & Euan Morton
Length: 9 hours 49 minutes
“I haven’t had a sleepless night due to a book for a long time. The Chalk Man changed that.”
—Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow
“An assured debut that alternates between 1986 and 2016 with unpredictable twists. The Chalk Man fits well with other stories about troubled childhoods such as Stephen King’s novella ‘Stand by... Read More »
By: Karen Cleveland
Narrated by: Mia Barron
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 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 four beautiful children. Until the... 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: Michael Andreasen
Narrated by: Various
Length: 6 hours 54 minutes
An astonishing fiction debut from a UC Irvine MFA graduate and recent contributor to The New Yorker.
Bewitching and playful, with its feet only slightly tethered to the world we know, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover explores hope, love, and loss across a series of surreal landscapes and wild metamorphoses. Just because Jenny was born without a head... Read More »
By: Orhan Pamuk
Narrated by: John Lee & Katharine McEwan
Length: 7 hours 21 minutes
From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them.
On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat, excavating without... Read More »
By: Tyrell Johnson
Narrated by: Jayme Mattler
Length: 8 hours 53 minutes
A captivating tale of humanity pushed beyond its breaking point, of family and bonds of love forged when everything is lost, and of a heroic young woman who crosses a frozen landscape to find her destiny, this debut novel is in a post-apocalyptic tradition that spans The Hunger Games and Station Eleven but blazes its own distinctive path.
Forget... Read More »
By: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Narrated by: Amy Krouse Rosenthal & John Green
Length: 2 hours 53 minutes
The bestselling author of Encyclopedia an Ordinary Life returns with a literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human.
Ten years after her beloved, groundbreaking Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, #1 New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal delivers a book full of her distinct blend of nonlinear... 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: Doug Bock Clark
Narrated by: Jay Snyder
Length: 11 hours 23 minutes
In this "immersive, densely reported, and altogether remarkable first book [with] the texture and color of a first-rate novel" (New York Times), journalist Doug Bock Clark tells the epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers and the threats posed to a tribe on the brink.
"An amazing account . . . Spectacular and deeply empathetic."... Read More »
By: Jen Beagin
Narrated by: Jayme Mattler
Length: 8 hours 15 minutes
From the Whiting Award-winning author of Pretend I’m Dead and one of the most exhilarating new voices in fiction, a new hilarious, edgy, and brilliant one-of-a-kind novel about a cleaning lady named Mona and her struggles to move forward in life.
Mona is twenty-six and cleans houses for a living in Taos, New Mexico. She moved there mostly because... Read More »
By: Jacqueline Woodson
Narrated by: N'Jameh Camara, Various, Jacqueline Woodson & Toshi Widoff-Woodson
Length: 3 hours 49 minutes
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.
It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with... Read More »
By: Jon McGregor
Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham, Justine Eyre, Sarah Nichols, Tim Gerard Reynolds, Ralph Lister & Simon Vance
Length: 3 hours 17 minutes
Returning us to the extraordinary territory of Jon McGregor's Man Booker Prize long-listed novel Reservoir 13, The Reservoir Tapes take us deep into the heart of an English village that is trying to come to terms with what has happened on its watch.
A teenage girl has gone missing. The whole community has been called upon to join the search. And... Read More »
By: Thrity Umrigar
Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes
Bhima, the unforgettable main character of Thrity Umrigar’s beloved national bestseller The Space Between Us, returns in this triumphant sequel—a poignant and compelling novel in which the former servant struggles against the circumstances of class and misfortune to forge a new path for herself and her granddaughter in modern India.
"It isn’t the... 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: Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer
Narrated by: Wil Wheaton & Neil Gaiman
Length: 5 hours 5 minutes
This new edition features Neil Gaiman reading his own introduction!
In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow’s Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This... Read More »
By: Neil deGrasse Tyson & Avis Lang
Narrated by: Courtney B. Vance
Length: 18 hours 37 minutes
An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.
In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and... Read More »
By: Kathleen Rooney
Narrated by: Xe Sands
Length: 8 hours 50 minutes
"Between author Rooney's story and narrator Xe Sands's craftsmanship, this Walk will sweep listeners off their feet...Through Sands we feel the force of Lillian's personality — with all its drive, wit, and grace — as well as the counterforces that want to constrain it." — AudioFile Magazine
Fall 2016 Library Journal Editors' Pick
“In my reckless... Read More »
By: Jhumpa Lahiri & Ann Goldstein
Narrated by: Jhumpa Lahiri
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes
From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut—an “honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred)
In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story—of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession:... Read More »
By: Hiro Arikawa & Philip Gabriel
Narrated by: George Blagden
Length: 5 hours 59 minutes
On New York Post's Required Reading List
A book that “speak[s] volumes about our need for connection—human, feline or otherwise” (The San Francisco Chronicle), The Travelling Cat Chronicles is a life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice that shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy.
We take journeys to explore exotic... Read More »
By: Sarah McCoy
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 9 hours 14 minutes
A bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne: A marvelously entertaining and moving historical novel, set in rural Prince Edward Island in the nineteenth century, that imagines the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert, and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak—and unimaginable... Read More »
By: Terry Pratchett
Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
Length: 11 hours 36 minutes
War has come to Discworld…again.
And, to no one's great surprise, the conflict centers around the small, insufferably arrogant, strictly fundamentalist duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its ability to beat up on its neighbors. This time, however, it's Borogravia that's getting its long-overdue comeuppance, which has left 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 »