Narrated by Sophie Amoss / 8 hours 35 minutes
The Craft for the #MeToo era, this debut unfolds a riveting psychological drama shot through with sharp humor and dark magic for readers of Ninth House and The Power.
When Lee, a first year at Smith, is raped under eerie circumstances during orientation week by an Amherst frat boy, she's quickly disillusioned by her lack of recourse. As her... Read more »
The Zealot and the Emancipator
John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom
By H. W. Brands
Narrated by Robert Fass / 16 hours 39 minutes
Master storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.
John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious man who heard the God of the Old Testament speaking to him, telling him... Read more »
The Hidden Habits of Genius
Beyond Talent, IQ, and Grit—Unlocking the Secrets of Greatness
By Craig Wright
Narrated by Fred Sanders / 10 hours 6 minutes
“An unusually engaging book on the forces that fuel originality across fields.” --Adam Grant
Looking at the 14 key traits of genius, from curiosity to creative maladjustment to obsession, Professor Craig Wright, creator of Yale University's popular “Genius Course,” explores what we can learn from brilliant minds that have changed the... Read more »
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Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss
By Hope Edelman
Narrated by Xe Sands / 9 hours 47 minutes
A validating new approach to the long-term grieving process that explains why we feel “stuck,” why that’s normal, and how shifting our perception of grief can help us grow—from the New York Times bestselling author of Motherless Daughters
“This is perhaps one of the most important books about grief ever written. It finally dispels the myth that... Read more »
Murder on Cold Street
The Lady Sherlock Series: Book #5
Narrated by Kate Reading / 13 hours 15 minutes
Charlotte Holmes, Lady Sherlock, investigates a puzzling new murder case that implicates Scotland Yard inspector Robert Treadles in the USA Today bestselling series set in Victorian England.
Inspector Treadles, Charlotte Holmes’s friend and collaborator, has been found locked in a room with two dead men, both of whom worked with his wife at... Read more »
Return of the Thief
Queen’s Thief: Book #6
Narrated by Steve West / 11 hours 22 minutes
The thrilling, twenty-years-in-the-making conclusion to the New York Times–bestselling Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner.
The epic novels set in the world of the Queen’s Thief can be read in any order.
This beloved and award-winning series began with the acclaimed novel The Thief. It and four more stand-alone volumes bring to life a... Read more »
Losing the Long Game
The False Promise of Regime Change in the Middle East
Narrated by Mark Deakins / 9 hours 44 minutes
The definitive account of how regime change in the Middle East has proven so tempting to American policymakers for decades—despite never achieving the far-reaching aims of its proponents—and how it’s finally time to forge a new path forward.
Since the end of World War II, the United States has set out to oust governments in the Middle East on an... Read more »
By Nic Stone
Narrated by Dion Graham & Nic Stone / 4 hours 45 minutes
The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.
In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller, Nic Stone delivers an unflinching look into the... Read more »
Narrated by Adam Verner / 10 hours 26 minutes
This program includes a bonus conversation with the author.
Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the latest novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction
Marilynne Robinson’s mythical world of Gilead, Iowa—the setting of her novels Gilead,... Read more »
By K-Ming Chang
Narrated by Catherine Ho, Nancy Wu & Ren Hanami / 8 hours 59 minutes
Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family’s queer desires, violent impulses, and buried secrets.
LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE • “Epic and intimate at once, Bestiary brings myth to visceral life. K-Ming Chang's talent... Read more »
A Deadly Education
The Scholomance: Book #1
By Naomi Novik
Narrated by Anisha Dadia / 10 hours 58 minutes
“A Deadly Education takes a fresh stab at the magical boarding school setting in this inventive and compelling new novel from Naomi Novik. Galadriel Higgins is a student at Scholomance, a dangerous institution full of things that don’t just go bump in the night, they tend to maim and murder the students. In such a perilous place, it’s important to have friends. Unfortunately, Galadriel is a sarcastic misanthrope with a potent affinity toward mass destruction and death, but she might have to start relying on her non-magical charms to get out of this school alive. With a wink to all your favorite series, A Deadly Education is guaranteed to enthrall!”Heather Herbaugh, Mitzi's Books
By Marie Lu
Narrated by Natalie Naudus / 11 hours 58 minutes
This program includes a bonus conversation between the author and narrator.
A broken world.
An overwhelming evil.
A team of warriors ready to strike back.
#1 New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu is back with an adrenaline-laced novel about the lengths one warrior will go to fight for freedom and those she loves.
Talin is a Striker, a member of... Read more »
Narrated by Lili Reinhart / 58 minutes
This program is read by the author
The debut collection of poetry from Lili Reinhart, the actress and outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and body positivity.
I seem to be your new favorite novel.
One that keeps you up at night,
turning my pages.
Fingers lingering on me so you don’t lose your place.
Swimming Lessons explores the euphoric... Read more »
By Jessica Jung
Narrated by Joy Osmanski / 9 hours 48 minutes
An instant New York Times bestseller!
Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl by way of Jenny Han in this knock-out debut about a Korean American teen who is thrust into the competitive, technicolor world of K-pop, from Jessica Jung, K-pop legend and former lead singer of one of the most influential K-pop girl groups of all time, Girls’... Read more »
The Midnight Library
By Matt Haig
Narrated by Carey Mulligan / 8 hours 50 minutes
An instant New York Times bestseller
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick!
"Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices . . . Would you have done anything different, if... Read more »
Narrated by Misty Copeland / 6 minutes
In her debut book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.
Lyrical and... Read more »
Just Like You
By Nick Hornby
Narrated by Ben Bailey Smith & Hattie Ladbury / 8 hours 5 minutes
“[A] charming, funny, touching, and relevant comedy.” —The Boston Globe
“A provocative yet sweet romantic comedy.” —People, Best of Fall 2020
This warm, wise, highly entertaining twenty-first century love story is about what happens when the person who makes you happiest is someone you never expected
Lucy used to handle her adult romantic life... Read more »
The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America
Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts / 9 hours 29 minutes
The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the "black travel guide to America." At that time, it was very dangerous and difficult for African-Americans to travel because black travelers couldn't eat, sleep, or... Read more »
The Talented Miss Farwell
Narrated by Allyson Ryan / 9 hours 55 minutes
“The small town of Pierson, Illinois, is so fortunate to have the bright, hard-working Becky Farwell as town treasurer. She really understands finances and how to get the most out of the town’s limited resources. But despite her best efforts, there is never enough to repair the roads, maintain the river walk, or fund the schools. In another world, people wonder what the story is behind the glamorous, high-flying art collector Reba Farwell, who has no visible means of support. Does it matter, as long she has an unfailingly discerning eye and gives great parties? Watch and wonder as the talented Miss Farwell keeps all the plates spinning in this totally absorbing study of obsession and deception.”Ellen Sandmeyer, Sandmeyer's Bookstore
A Little Bit of Karma
Narrated by Janina Edwards / 6 hours 33 minutes
Nationally bestselling and award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley returns with an evocative and steamy romance about the secrets and lies that exist within a seemingly perfect marriage.
Meet Shannon and Jay Lovejoy—the rich and successful power couple who, to the fans of their call-in radio show, seem like they’ve got it all. But after... Read more »