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The Stone Home

A Novel

By: Crystal Hana Kim
Narrated by: Jennifer Sun Bell, Sue Jean Kim, Intae Kim & Greta Jung
Length: 10 hours 7 minutes

“It is a privilege to read Crystal Hana Kim’s fiction, which both edifies and enlightens.” —Min Jin LeeA hauntingly poetic family drama and coming-of-age story that reveals a dark corner of South Korean history through the eyes of a small community living in a reformatory center—a stunning work of great emotional power from the critically... Read more

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Just for the Summer

By: Abby Jimenez
Narrated by: Christine Lakin, Zachary Webber & Abby Jimenez
Length: 11 hours 42 minutes

“Justin and Emma share the same curse: everyone they date goes on to meet and marry their soulmate. They decide to date just for the summer to break the curse. Abby Jimenez writes characters working through their traumas with humor and joy. Read more

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The Cemetery of Untold Stories

By: Julia Alvarez
Narrated by: Alma Cuervo
Length: 8 hours 56 minutes

“I loved the cemetery setting filled with the characters whose unfinished stories were literally buried because the writer didn’t want to lose her mind, with so many voices and tales rambling around in her head. She thought they would lie to rest and leave her be, but instead they burst to life, their stories pouring out to anyone who would... Read more

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A Great Country

A Novel

By: Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Narrated by: Vikas Adam
Length: 8 hours 8 minutes

Named an ELLE BEST BOOK OF 2024Named a BEST or MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF THE YEAR by Readers’ Digest, Elle Magazine, CondeNast Traveler, Publishers’ Weekly, Indigo, ZibbyMag, Goodreads, BookBub & more “A deeply moving, layered portrait of the hopes, dreams and fears a family carries as ‘other’ in the face of the modern American Dream."" --... Read more

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Magnolia Wu Unfolds It All

By: Chanel Miller
Narrated by: Chanel Miller
Length: 2 hours 34 minutes

New York Times bestselling author and artist Chanel Miller tells a fun, funny, and poignant story of friendship and community starring Magnolia Wu, a ten-year-old sock detective bent on returning all the lonely only socks left behind in her parents' NYC laundromat.

Down at the bottom of the tall buildings of New York City, Magnolia Wu sits inside... Read more

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Safiyyah's War

By: Hiba Noor Khan
Narrated by: Shala Nyx
Length: 8 hours 15 minutes

Inspired by the true story of how the Grand Mosque of Paris saved the lives of hundreds of Jews during World War II, Hiba Noor Khan weaves a breathtaking tale of suspense, compassion, and courage, starring an extraordinary young heroine readers will never forget. Safiyyah loathes the brutal Nazi occupation of Paris, even though her Muslim... Read more

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The Black Girl Survives in This One

Horror Stories

By: Desiree S. Evans & Saraciea J. Fennell
Narrated by: Shayna Small & Tananarive Due
Length: 10 hours 43 minutes

This program includes a foreword by author, educator, and Jordan Peele collaborator, Tananarive Due.

A YA anthology of horror stories centering Black girls who battle monsters, both human and supernatural, and who survive to the end

Be warned, dear reader: The Black girls survive in this one.

Celebrating a new generation of bestselling and... Read more

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Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root: Book #1

By: LaDarrion Williams
Length: TBA

A teenager on the run from his past finds the family he never knew existed and the community he never knew he needed at an HBCU for the young, Black, and magical. Enroll in this fresh fantasy debut unlike anything you've seen before.

Ten years ago, Malik's life changed forever the night his mother mysteriously vanished and he discovered he had... Read more

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What's Eating Jackie Oh?

By: Patricia Park
Narrated by: Ami Park
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes

A Korean American teen tries to balance her dream to become a chef with the cultural expectations of her family when she enters the competitive world of a TV cooking show. A hilarious and heartfelt YA novel from the award-winning author of Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim and Re Jane.

"Park’s novel delivers authentic... Read more

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Organ Meats

A Novel

By: K-Ming Chang
Narrated by: Jen Zhao & Annie Q
Length: 8 hours 11 minutes

“In the phenomenal Organ Meats, two friends are bound by a red string, dog bloodlines, and the violence that is being a girl” (Ms. magazine)—from the National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree and author of Gods of Want.

Organ Meats possesses something of the febrile intensity of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, their laser focus on female...
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Pomegranate

A Novel

By: Helen Elaine Lee
Narrated by: Machelle Williams & Janina Edwards
Length: 12 hours 40 minutes

Pomegranate is a bejeweled novel full of hidden gems. Follow Ranita who once had a promising future until bad choices sent her off the rails and into prison. You will be captivated watching Ranita claw her way back to a productive life that includes her children while reconciling her checkered past. Full disclosure, I read AND listened to this... Read more

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Family Meal

A Novel

By: Bryan Washington
Narrated by: André Santana, Bryan Washington & Jake Choi
Length: 8 hours 27 minutes

“A stunning look at what it really means to be family.” —Michael Schaub, NPR

From the bestselling, award-winning author of Memorial and Lot, an irresistible, intimate novel about two young men, once best friends, whose lives collide again after a loss.


Cam is living in Los Angeles and falling apart after the love of his life has died. Kai's ghost... Read more

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I Will Greet the Sun Again

A Novel

By: Khashayar J. Khabushani
Narrated by: Sean Rohani
Length: 5 hours 21 minutes

“[A] masterful debut . . . a novel of survival and longing and love, and in many ways a modern portrait of an artist as a young man . . . a book written for us, we Iranian Americans whom you don’t often hear about.”Porochista Khakpour, The Washington Post (Best Books of the Year)

“A triumph . . . a book of astonishing accomplishment and... Read more

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Natural Beauty

A Novel

By: Ling Ling Huang
Narrated by: Carolyn Kang
Length: 7 hours 45 minutes

“How far is too far when it comes to self-care? Natural Beauty is uncomfortable, cringe worthy, and grotesque. Huang's writing feels like a dark, mysterious symphony that leads you to places where you weren't ready to go. When you pick this up, drop any other plans you won't want to put this down. Read more

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Bellies

A Novel

By: Nicola Dinan
Narrated by: Nathaniel Curtis & Octavia Nyombi
Length: 12 hours 7 minutes

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR FROM BOOKRIOT AND BOOKPAGE

I wore a dress on the night I first met Ming.

It begins as your typical boy meets boy. While out with friends at their local university drag night, Tom buys Ming a drink. Confident and witty, a magnetic young playwright, Ming is the perfect antidote to Tom’s awkward energy, and their connection is... Read more

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Only This Beautiful Moment

By: Abdi Nazemian
Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Fajer Al-Kaisi & Iman Nazemzadeh
Length: 11 hours 30 minutes

Stonewall Book Award Winner * A Best Book of the Year from the Guardian, ALA Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and BookPage From the award–winning author of Like a Love Story comes a sweeping story of three generations of boys in the same Iranian family. Perfect for fans of Last Night at the Telegraph Club and Darius the Great Is Not Okay2019. Moud is... Read more

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Pritty

By: Keith F. Miller, Jr.
Narrated by: Landon Woodson & Eric B. Anthony
Length: 11 hours 4 minutes

“This book feels like the best kind of hug, one that gives you both strength and comfort. Its protagonists are Black boys living in Savannah, Georgia, taking care of each other as they take on high school, GEDs, living through and after trauma, first love, racist systems, skate competitions, entrepreneurship, friendship and more. The boys are... Read more

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That Self-Same Metal

The Forge & Fracture Saga, Book 1

The Forge & Fracture Saga

By: Brittany N. Williams
Narrated by: Patricia Allison
Length: 10 hours 31 minutes

A stunning YA fantasy debut, perfect for fans of Holly Black and Justina Ireland, about a Black girl (and sword expert) fighting a Fae uprising in Shakespearean London.
Sixteen-year-old Joan Sands is a gifted craftswoman who creates and upkeeps the stage blades for William Shakespeare’s acting company, The King’s Men. Joan’s skill with her blades... Read more

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Ellie Engle Saves Herself

By: Leah Johnson
Narrated by: Rocky Anicette
Length: 6 hours 16 minutes

From award-winning YA author Leah Johnson comes her middle grade debut: a laugh-until-you-cry, cry-until-you-laugh story about friendship, change, and the power we have to love ourselves. Ellie Engle doesn't stand out. Not at home, where she's alone with her pet fish since her dad moved away and her mom has to work around the clock . Not at the... Read more

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The Archive Undying

The Downworld Sequence: Book #1

By: Emma Mieko Candon
Narrated by: Yung-I Chang
Length: 16 hours 28 minutes

War machines and AI gods run amok in The Archive Undying, national bestseller Emma Mieko Candon's bold entry into the world of mecha fiction.

WHEN AN AI DIES, ITS CITY DIES WITH IT
WHEN A CITY FALLS, IT LEAVES A CORPSE BEHIND
WHEN THAT CORPSE RUNS OFF, ONLY DEVOTION CAN BRING IT BACK

When the robotic god of Khuon Mo went mad, it destroyed... Read more

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