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Free Audiobook Excerpts, Samplers, and Exclusive Author Events

Dive into bestselling audiobook excerpts, samplers, and a collection of exclusive author events, recorded live at independent bookstores.

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Force of Nature (29-Minute Excerpt)

By Jane Harper
Narrated by: TBD
Length: 29 minutes

Listen to this excerpt and get the full-length audiobook of Force of Nature February 6, 2018

The gripping new novel from the author of the Sunday Times top ten bestseller, Waterstones Thriller of the Month, Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month, and Simon Mayo Radio 2 Book Club Choice, The Dry. FIVE WENT OUT. FOUR CAME BACK...Is Alice here?... Read more »

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John Medina (Brain Rules for Aging Well) at Third Place Books

By John Medina
Narrated by: John Medina
Length: 36 minutes

Third Place Books hosted Dr. John Medina, author of the New York Times Bestseller Brain Rules, for a sold out event at the Seward Park store for his new book, Brain Rules for Aging Well. Read more »

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It Calls You Back (Excerpt)

By Luis Rodriguez
Narrated by: Jacob Vargas
Length: 29 minutes

Listen to a free excerpt and get the full-length audiobook of It Calls You Back.

Growing up on the streets of East L.A., Luis Rodriguez narrowly escaped a serious jail term and then struggled to overcome his powerful addiction to heroin and alcohol. Eventually, Rodriguez embarked on a career as a successful journalist and a highly regarded... Read more »

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Magic and Loss (42-Minute Excerpt)

By Virginia Heffernan
Narrated by: Candace Thaxton
Length: 42 minutes

Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the “best living writers of English prose”) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet. Read more »

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The Listening Life (26-Minute Excerpt)

Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction

By Adam McHugh
Narrated by: Xe Sands
Length: 26 minutes

Listen to this 26-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction.

How would our lives change if we approached every experience with the intention of listening first? In this noisy, distracting world, it is difficult to truly hear. People talk past each other,... Read more »

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Read Up Greenville 2017

By Multiple Authors
Narrated by: Multiple Narrators
Length: 1 hours 19 minutes

A selection of audiobooks from authors appearing at Read Up Greenville 2017:

Solo By Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess

From award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, who knows the life... Read more »

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I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses (22-minute excerpt)

By Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella
Narrated by: Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella
Length: 22 minutes

Listen to this 22-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses.

In I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses, the bestselling mother/daughter pair is back with another hilarious and heartfelt collection of essays about the possibilities and pitfalls of everyday life.

The New York Times... Read more »

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The Feral Detective (26-minute excerpt)

By Jonathan Lethem
Narrated by: Zosia Mamet
Length: 26 minutes

Listen to this 26-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of The Feral Detective.

Jonathan Lethem’s first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn

“One of America’s greatest storytellers.” —Washington Post

Phoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She’s looking for her... Read more »

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