By: George Saunders
Narrated by: George Saunders
Length: 37 minutes
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed by our quest to tame the natural world.
Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8... Read more »
By: Cornelia Funke
Narrated by: Elliot Hill
Length: 9 hours 59 minutes
Jacob Reckless returns once again to the Mirrorworld--filled with profound characters, extraordinary creatures, and epic life-or-death treasure hunts that could only come from the mind of the master storyteller of our generation, Cornelia Funke.
Jacob Reckless has only a few months left to live. He's tried everything to shake the Fairy curse... Read more »
By: Carlene Bauer
Narrated by: Angela Brazil & Stephen R. Thorne
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes
Bernard Elliot, a poet, and Frances Reardon, a fiction writer, meet at a writers' colony during the summer of 1957 and begin a friendship and correspondence. Bernard, well-born and Harvard-educated, is gregarious, reckless, and passionate; Frances, the precocious daughter of a middle-class Irish family, is circumspect, wry, and more than a... Read more »Learn more
By: Jami Attenberg
Narrated by: Molly Ringwald
Length: 6 hours 56 minutes
For more than thirty years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason, it seems: Edie's enormous girth. She's obsessed with food--thinking about it, eating it--and if she doesn't stop, she won't have much longer to live.
When Richard abandons... Read more »
By: Kelly Barnhill
Narrated by: Simon Vance
Length: 7 hours 19 minutes
Newbery Medal winner Kelly Barnhill spins a wondrously different kind of fairy-tale: In most fairy tales, princesses are beautiful, dragons are terrifying, and stories are harmless. But this isn't most fairy tales...
Princess Violet is plain, reckless, and quite possibly too clever for her own good. Particularly when it comes to telling... Read more »
By: Meg Howrey
Narrated by: Justine Eyre
Length: 11 hours 41 minutes
I threw my neck out in the middle of Swan Lake tonight.
So begins the tale of Kate Crane, a soloist in a celebrated New York City ballet company. Kate is struggling to keep her place in a very demanding world, a world she can’t help satirizing even as she balances injury and self-doubt to maintain her place within it. At every turn she is haunted...Read more » Learn more
By: Jaci Burton
Narrated by: Lucy Malone
Length: 8 hours 21 minutes
The last thing Jenna Riley needs is more sports in her life. While her brothers are off being athletic superstars, she's stuck running the family's sports bar, whether she likes it or not. Then, in walks pro hockey stud Tyler Anderson. As much as Jenna would like to go to the boards with him, she's vowed to never fall for a jock—even one as hot... Read more »Learn more
By: Michael J. Sullivan
Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
Length: 22 hours 38 minutes
Acclaimed author Michael J. Sullivan created instant best-sellers with his spellbinding Riyria Revelations series. This first volume introduces Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater, two enterprising thieves who end up running for their lives when they're framed for the death of the king. Trapped in a conspiracy bigger than they can imagine,... Read more »Learn more
By: Rosalind Wiseman
Narrated by: Lee Adams
Length: 11 hours 48 minutes
“My daughter used to be so wonderful. Now I can barely stand her and she won’t tell me anything. How can I find out what’s going on?”
“There’s a clique in my daughter’s grade that’s making her life miserable. She doesn’t want to go to school anymore. Her own supposed friends are turning on her, and she’s too afraid to do anything. What can I... Read more »
By: Maggie Stiefvater
Narrated by: Steve West & Fiona Hardingham
Length: 12 hours 6 minutes
With her trademark lyricism, Maggie Stiefvater turns to a new world, where a pair are swept up in a daring, dangerous race across a cliff—with more than just their lives at stake should they lose. Read more »Learn more
By: Donna Leon
Narrated by: David Colacci
Length: 8 hours 7 minutes
Dona Leon has amassed devoted fans around the world for her atmospheric and intelligent Commissario Brunetti series. A Sea of Troubles offers a rare glimpse into the scrupulous Commissario's personal life. When Brunetti investigates the murder of two local fishermen on the island of Pellestrina, the small community closes ranks, forcing him to... Read more »Learn more
By: Dana Spiotta
Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
Length: 7 hours 3 minutes
Stone Arabia is about family, obsession,memory, and the urge to create—in isolation, at the margins of ourwinner-take-all culture.
In thesibling relationship, “there are no first impressions, no seductions, nogetting to know each other,” says Denise Kranis. For her and her brother Nik,now in their forties, no relationship is more significant....Read more » Learn more
By: Tayari Jones
Narrated by: Rosalyn Coleman-Williams & Heather Alicia Simms
Length: 10 hours 22 minutes
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle.
Set in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon’s two families—the public one and the secret...Read more » Learn more
By: Jo Nesbo
Narrated by: Robin Sachs
Length: 15 hours 37 minutes
Internationally acclaimed crime writer Jo Nesbø’s antihero police investigator, Harry Hole, is back: in a bone-chilling thriller that will take Hole to the brink of insanity.
Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen. A boy named Jonas wakes in the night to find his mother gone. Out his window, in the cold moonlight, he sees the... Read more »
By: Kyung-Sook Shin
Narrated by: Various
Length: 7 hours 56 minutes
A million-plus-copy best seller in Korea—a magnificent English-language debut poised to become an international sensation—this is the stunning, deeply moving story of a family’s search for their mother, who goes missing one afternoon amid the crowds of the Seoul Station subway.
Told through the piercing voices and urgent perspectives of a... Read more »
By: Christina Haag
Narrated by: Christina Haag
Length: 9 hours 36 minutes
When Christina Haag was growing up on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was just one of the boys in her circle of prep school friends, a skinny kid who lived with his mother and sister on Fifth Avenue and who happened to have a Secret Service detail following him at a discreet distance at all times. A decade later, after...Read more » Learn more
By: Cornelia Funke
Narrated by: Elliot Hill
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes
Beyond the mirror, the darkest fairy tales come alive. . . .
For years, Jacob Reckless has enjoyed the Mirrorworld’s secrets and treasures.
His younger brother has followed him.
Now dark magic will turn the boy to beast, break the heart of the girl he loves, and destroy everything Jacob holds most dear. . . .
Unless he can find a way to... Read more »
By: Daniel Keyes
Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
Length: 8 hours 59 minutes
Charlie Gordon knows that he isn't very bright. At 32, he mops floors in a bakery and earns just enough to get by. Three evenings a week, he studies at a center for retarded adults. But all of this is about to change for Charlie. As part of a daring experiment, doctors are going to perform surgery on Charlie's brain. They hope the operation and... Read more »Learn more
By: Margo Lanagan
Narrated by: Anne Flosnik & Michael Page
Length: 14 hours 11 minutes
Liga lives modestly in her own personal heaven, given to her by natural magic in exchange for her earthly life. Her two daughters, gentle Branza and curious Urdda, grow up in this soft world, protected from the violence, predation, and village prejudice that once harmed their mother. But the real world cannot be denied forever—magicked men and... Read more »Learn more
By: Alastair Reynolds
Narrated by: John Lee
Length: 22 hours 12 minutes
Nine hundred thousand years ago, something annihilated the Amarantin civilization just as it was on the verge of discovering space flight. Now one scientist, Dan Sylveste, will stop at nothing to solve the Amarantin riddle before ancient history repeats itself. With no other resources at his disposal, Sylveste forges a dangerous alliance with... Read more »Learn more
By: Greg Bear
Narrated by: George Guidall
Length: 10 hours 54 minutes
Vergil's innovative experiment restructuring the cells of a common virus becomes a nightmare when, in order to save his research, Vergil injects the entire culture into his bloodstream. Read more »Learn 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: Robert Silverberg
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
Length: 19 hours 31 minutes
The search for his lost past leads to a battle for his future.
The planet Majipoor is shared by humans and several alien races, including four-armed Skandars, three-eyed Liiman, and the native, shape-shifting Metamorphs. All are watched over by the King of Dreams, the labyrinth-dwelling Pontifex, and the Lady of the Isle of Sleep, while the...Read more » Learn more
By: Sloane Crosley
Narrated by: Sloane Crosley
Length: 6 hours 7 minutes
Wry, hilarious, and profoundly genuine, this debut collection of literary essays is a celebration of fallibility and haplessness in all their glory. From despoiling an exhibit at the Natural History Museum to provoking the ire of her first boss to siccing the cops on her mysterious neighbor, Crosley can do no right despite the best of... Read more »Learn more