By: Akwaeke Emezi
Narrated by: Akwaeke Emezi
Length: 6 hours 42 minutes
An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born "with one foot on the other side." Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way of... Read More »
By: Amy Bloom
Length: 6 hours 40 minutes
“Amy Bloom brings an untold slice of history so dazzlingly and devastatingly to life, it took my breath away.”—Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife
“A novel of the secret, scandalous love of Eleanor Roosevelt and her longtime friend and companion Lorena Hickok, who relates the tale in her own, quite wonderful voice.”—Joyce Carol Oates
Lorena... Read More »
By: Francisco Cantú
Narrated by: Francisco Cantú
Length: 6 hours 29 minutes
"A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book is an invaluable corrective."
For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood. His... Read More »
By: Kristin Hannah
Narrated by: Julia Whelan
Length: 15 hours 1 minute
The newest audiobook sensation from Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of The Nightingale.
This program is read by acclaimed narrator Julia Whelan, whose enchanting voice brought Gone Girl and Fates and Furies to life. Kristin Hannah reads the acknowledgements.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the... Read More »
By: Matt Haig
Narrated by: Mark Meadows
Length: 10 hours
“The first rule is that you don’t fall in love,’ he said… ‘There are other rules too, but that is the main one. No falling in love. No staying in love. No daydreaming of love. If you stick to this you will just about be okay.'"
“A quirky romcom dusted with philosophical observations….A delightfully witty…poignant novel.” —The Washington... Read More »
By: Tayari Jones
Narrated by: Sean Crisden & Eisa Davis
Length: 8 hours 59 minutes
Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve... Read More »
By: Maggie O'Farrell
Narrated by: Daisy Donovan
Length: 5 hours 54 minutes
"I Am I Am I Am is a gripping and glorious investigation of death that leaves the reader feeling breathless, grateful, and fully alive. Maggie O’Farrell is a miracle in every sense. I will never forget this book."
An extraordinary memoir—told entirely in near-death experiences—from one of Britain's best-selling novelists, for fans of... Read More »
By: Paul Howarth
Narrated by: David Linski
Length: 11 hours 29 minutes
Two brothers are exposed to the brutal realities of life and the seductive cruelty of power in this riveting debut novel—a story of savagery and race, injustice and honor, set in the untamed frontier of 1880s Australia—reminiscent of Philipp Meyer’s The Son and the novels of Cormac McCarthy.
An epic tale of revenge and survival, Only Killers and... Read More »
By: Terese Marie Mailhot, Sherman Alexie & Joan Naviyuk Kane
Narrated by: Rainy Fields
Length: 3 hours 45 minutes
Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in the Pacific Northwest. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder and bipolar II disorder; Terese Marie Mailhot is given a... Read More »
By: Jane Harper
Narrated by: Stephen Shanahan
Length: 8 hours 56 minutes
"Narrator Stephen Shanahan...makes it sizzle to the very end. Both story and narrator are not to be missed." — AudioFile Magazine
From Jane Harper, New York Times bestselling author of The Dry, comes a riveting new audiobook featuring Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk.
Five women go on a hike. Only four return. Force of Nature begs the question:... Read More »
By: Sigrid Nunez
Length: 5 hours 59 minutes
"Charming...resonant." —The New York Times
"A penetrating, moving meditation on loss, comfort, memory...Nunez has a wry, withering wit." —NPR
"[A] sneaky gut punch of a novel...a consummate example of the human-animal tale." —Harper's Magazine
A moving story of love, friendship, grief, healing, and the magical bond between a woman and her dog.
When... Read More »
By: Lisa Halliday
Length: 8 hours 2 minutes
A singularly inventive and unforgettable debut novel about love, luck, and the inextricability of life and art, from 2017 Whiting Award winner Lisa Halliday.
Told in three distinct and uniquely compelling sections, Asymmetry explores the imbalances that spark and sustain many of our most dramatic human relations: inequities in age, power, talent,... Read More »
By: Lanny J. Davis
Length: 6 hours 13 minutes
A longtime Washington insider argues that there was one determining factor that threw the election to Donald Trump: FBI Director James Comey’s October 28th letter to Congress, sent during the crucial eleven days before election day on November 8, 2016.
During the week of October 24, 2016, Hillary Clinton was decisively ahead of Donald Trump in... Read More »
By: Zadie Smith
Length: 13 hours 52 minutes
From Zadie Smith, one of the most beloved authors of her generation, a new collection of essays
Since she burst spectacularly into view with her debut novel almost two decades ago, Zadie Smith has established herself not just as one of the world's preeminent fiction writers, but also a brilliant and singular essayist. She contributes regularly to... Read More »
By: Jojo Moyes
Length: 13 hours 18 minutes
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Jojo Moyes, a new book featuring her iconic heroine of Me Before You and After You, Louisa Clark
Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She steps... Read More »
By: J. D. Robb
Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
Length: 13 hours 25 minutes
Lieutenant Eve Dallas returns in the new novel by the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense, and takes on a case of death imitating art…
It was a stab in the dark.
On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan’s neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds... Read More »
By: Ronen Bergman
Length: 25 hours 57 minutes
The first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF’s targeted killing programs, from the man hailed by David Remnick as “arguably [Israel’s] best investigative reporter”
The Talmud says: “If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first.” This instinct to take every measure, even the most aggressive, to defend the Jewish... Read More »
By: Rose McGowan
Narrated by: Rose McGowan
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes
"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowan
A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto – A voice for generations
Rose McGowan was born in one cult and came of age in another, more visible cult:... Read More »
By: Dave Eggers
Length: 8 hours 17 minutes
From the bestselling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.
Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco, one of seven siblings brought up by Yemeni immigrants in... Read More »
By: Alan Bradley
Length: 9 hours 47 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The world’s greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth” (The Seattle Times), Flavia de Luce, returns in a twisty new mystery novel from award-winning author Alan Bradley.
In the wake of an unthinkable family tragedy, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is struggling to fill her empty days. For a needed escape,... Read More »
By: J. Randy Taraborrelli
Length: 20 hours 14 minutes
"Taraborrelli's gossipy narrative revels in luxurious decor, stunning outfits, and soap-operatic fights in this entertaining saga." — Publishers Weekly
A dazzling audiobook biography of three of the most glamorous women of the 20th Century: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, her mother Janet Lee Auchincloss, and her sister, Princess Lee... Read More »
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... 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: Tom Malmquist & Henning Koch
Narrated by: Simon Vance
Length: 7 hours 44 minutes
When Tom's heavily pregnant girlfriend Karin is rushed to the hospital, doctors are able to save the baby. But they are helpless to save Karin from what turns out to be acute leukemia. And in a cruel, fleeting moment Tom gains a daughter but loses his soulmate. In Every Moment We Are Alive is the story of the year that changes everything, as Tom... Read More »