Audiobooks by Women Authors
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Gideon the Ninth
By: Tamsyn Muir
Narrated by: Moira Quirk
Length: 16 hours 49 minutes
The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense. Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants.... Read more »View audiobook
By: Madeline Miller
Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
Length: 12 hours 8 minutes
"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born.... Read more »
The Guest List
By: Lucy Foley
Narrated by: Jot Davies, Chloe Massey, Olivia Dowd, Aoife Mc...
Length: 10 hours 22 minutes
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK“I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness I get from curling up with a classic Christie...The alternating points of view keep you guessing, and guessing wrong.” — Alex Michaelides, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient"Evok[es] the great Agatha Christie classics…Pay close attention to... Read more »View audiobook
By: Michelle Obama
Narrated by: Michelle Obama
Length: 19 hours 1 minute
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WATCH THE EMMY-NOMINATED NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment,... Read more »
The City We Became
By: N. K. Jemisin
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 16 hours 12 minutes
Three-time Hugo Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author N.K. Jemisin crafts her most incredible novel yet, a "glorious" story of culture, identity, magic, and myths in contemporary New York City.
In Manhattan, a young grad student gets off the train and realizes he doesn't remember who he is, where he's from, or even his own name. But... Read more »
By: Glennon Doyle
Narrated by: Glennon Doyle
Length: 8 hours 21 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OVER TWO MILLION COPIES SOLD! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club Pick)
In her most revealing and powerful memoir yet, the activist, speaker, bestselling author, and “patron saint of female empowerment” (People) explores the joy and peace we... Read more »
By: Sally Hepworth
Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik & Jessica Douglas-Henry
Length: 7 hours 43 minutes
"Listeners will be captivated as the narrators create tension and drop hints about the real problem in this “ideal” family." —Booklist on The Younger Wife
Get ready for a thrilling, addictive novel about marriage, betrayal, and the secrets that push us to the edge in Sally Hepworth's The Soulmate.
There’s a cottage on a cliff. Gabe and Pippa’s... Read more »
A Thousand Ships
By: Natalie Haynes
Narrated by: Natalie Haynes
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLERAn NPR Best Book of the Year“Gorgeous.... With her trademark passion, wit, and fierce feminism, Natalie Haynes gives much-needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War.”—Madeline Miller, author of CirceShortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, a gorgeous retelling of the Trojan War from the perspectives of the many... Read more »View audiobook
Parable of the Sower
By: Octavia E. Butler
Narrated by: Lynne Thigpen
Length: 12 hours 2 minutes
Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author Octavia E. Butler paints a stunning portrait of an all-too-believable near future. As with Kindred and her other critically-acclaimed novels, Parable of the Sower skillfully combines startling visionary and socially realistic concepts. God is change. That is the central truth of the Earthseed movement, whose... Read more »View audiobook
All Systems Red
By: Martha Wells
Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
Length: 3 hours 17 minutes
All Systems Red is the first tense science fiction adventure novella in Martha Wells' series The Murderbot Diaries. For fans of Westworld and Ex Machina. All Systems Red by Martha Wells begins The Murderbot Diaries, a new science fiction action and adventure series that tackles questions of the ethics of sentient robotics. It appeals to fans of... Read more »View audiobook
What Happened to You?
By: Oprah Winfrey & Bruce D. Perry
Narrated by: Bruce D. Perry & Oprah Winfrey
Length: 8 hours 27 minutes
"[Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry] are both capable, likable narrators who are sincerely engaged with their subject matter...The performances of these two humanitarians make this a must-hear for anyone recovering from their traumatic past." -- AudioFile Magazine
This program is read by the authors.
Our earliest experiences shape our lives far... Read more »
By: Rebecca Roanhorse
Narrated by: Cara Gee, Nicole Lewis, Kaipo Schwab & Shaun Ta...
Length: 12 hours 46 minutes
From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the “engrossing and vibrant” (Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby) first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.
A... Read more »
By: Virginia Sole-Smith
Narrated by: Virginia Sole-Smith
Length: 11 hours 17 minutes
This program is read by the author.
In this illuminating narrative on the daily onslaught of body shame that kids face from peers, school, diet culture, and parents themselves, journalist Virginia Sole-Smith offers a compelling, reported look at how families can change the conversation around weight, health, and self-worth.
By the time they reach... Read more »
By: Jessica George
Narrated by: Heather Agyepong
Length: 10 hours 10 minutes
A Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick
"The patchwork elements cooperate with one another both on the page and in the audiobook, thanks to Heather Agyepong’s elegant narration." —New York Times
"Maame is a deeply funny yet emotional novel that comes alive with narration. A great pick for the twenty-something trying to make their way in the... Read more »
By: Leigh Bardugo
Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang & Michael David Axtell
Length: 16 hours 15 minutes
"The magic and violence of 'Hell Bent' comes to life in audiobook form." - USA Today
"This fervently delivered audiobook engrosses the listener through every twist and turn, making this sequel nearly impossible to pause."- AudioFile Magazine (Earphones Award)
Wealth. Power. Murder. Magic. The Ivy League is going straight to hell in the sequel to... Read more »
By: Leigh Bardugo
Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang & Michael David Axtell
Length: 16 hours 21 minutes
A LOCUS AWARD FINLIST!
"Bardugo’s latest is a must-listen, introducing a haunting, Yale-based occult world populated with gloriously complicated characters... A win-win-win, honestly." -- Paste, best audiobooks of 2019
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo comes a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic set among the... Read more »
By: Rachel Hawkins
Narrated by: Julia Whelan, Kimberly M. Wetherell & Shiromi A...
Length: 7 hours 57 minutes
"Shiromi Arserio, Julia Whelan, and Kimberly Wetherell are the perfect trio to narrate this thriller about an Italian villa with a haunted past."- AudioFile
From New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins comes a deliciously wicked gothic suspense, set at an Italian villa with a dark history, for fans of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware.
As kids,... Read more »
The Alice Network
By: Kate Quinn
Narrated by: Saskia Maarleveld
Length: 15 hours 6 minutes
In an enthralling new historical novel from national bestselling author Kate Quinn, two women—a female spy recruited to the real-life Alice Network in France during World War I and an unconventional American socialite searching for her cousin in 1947—are brought together in a mesmerizing story of courage and redemption. 1947. In the chaotic... Read more »View audiobook
The Lost Apothecary
By: Sarah Penner
Narrated by: Lorna Bennett, Lauren Anthony & Lauren Irwin
Length: 10 hours 17 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Hello! magazine, Oprah.com, Bustle, Popsugar, Betches, Sweet July, and GoodReads!
March 2021 Indie Next Pick and #1 LibraryReads Pick
“A bold, edgy, accomplished debut!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network
A forgotten... Read more »
By: Emilia Hart
Narrated by: Aysha Kala, Helen Keeley & Nell Barlow
Length: 10 hours 51 minutes
This is a multicast program.
"A spellbinding story about what may transpire when the natural world collides with a legacy of witchcraft."
—Sarah Penner, New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Apothecary
I am a Weyward, and wild inside.
2019: Under cover of darkness, Kate flees London for ramshackle Weyward Cottage, inherited from a great... Read more »
The Atlas Six
By: Olivie Blake
Narrated by: Andy Ingalls, Caitlin Kelly, Damian Lynch, Davi...
Length: 15 hours 59 minutes
The much-acclaimed BookTok sensation from Olivie Blake, The Atlas Six is now newly revised, edited with additional content, and available on audio for the first time.
• The tag #theatlassix already has millions of views on TikTok
• A dark academic debut fantasy with an established cult following that reads like The Secret History meets The... Read more »
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy
By: Becky Chambers
Narrated by: Em Grosland
Length: 3 hours 53 minutes
“Tender and healing... I’m prescribing a preorder to anyone who has ever felt lost. Stunning, kind, necessary.” —Sarah Gailey on book 1: A Psalm for the Wild-Built
"This hopeful listen, full of humor, illuminates a world listeners will yearn to return to." -AudioFile on A Prayer for the Crown-Shy
A Prayer for the Crown-Shy is a story of kindness... Read more »
Plain Bad Heroines
By: Emily M. Danforth
Narrated by: Xe Sands
Length: 19 hours 27 minutes
“Full of Victorian sapphic romance, metafictional horror, biting misandrist humor, Hollywood intrigue, and multiple timeliness—all replete with evocative illustrations that are icing on a deviously delicious cake.” –O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE“Brimming from start to finish with sly humor and gothic mischief. Brilliant.” — SARAH WATERS
Named a Most... Read more »
Their Eyes Were Watching God
By: Zora Neale Hurston
Narrated by: Ruby Dee
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes
“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love... Read more »View audiobook
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