A gripping novella from the New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Girls and The Good Daughter! After two women who look similar to Julia Carroll vanish without a trace, she becomes obsessed with uncovering the truth about their disappearances — while her own life hangs in the balance…
Warning: This inspirational, Earphones Award–winning audiobook may make you throw out half of your closet in exuberance! The New York Times bestseller on letting go of clutter and inviting in joy comes to narrative life with “delightful character voices” interlaced with “self-effacing humor and a nonjudgmental outlook” (AudioFile).
When a collection of 17th-century Jewish documents is discovered, historian Helen and graduate student Aaron race to identify the scribe, uncovering a rich history of decisions and sacrifices. An award-winning bestseller from an author “astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion” (Toni Morrison).
We hope you’re as intrigued by this wild title as the Chirp team is! When a construction team reveals three skeletons underground, Deputy Sheriff John Lee Quarrels is determined to find the culprit — but this crime is decades old, and the killer might not even be alive…
Don’t pass up this unforgettable classic that’s just been turned into a Netflix original miniseries! With their home threatened, five rabbits embark on a dangerous journey to the promised land in an epic struggle against the odds for survival. Narrated with an amazing range of character voices by Peter Capaldi, best known as the twelfth Doctor in Doctor Who!
Fred was utterly boring as a mortal, so why would his newfound existence as a vampire be any different? Too bad the strange creatures around him seem determined to turn Fred’s humdrum world into a paranormal adventure… With over 2,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads, this zany story will have you laughing out loud!
A spellbinding listen from a USA Today bestselling author: In a sleepy Maine town, sisters Morgan and Fiona Blackmoore enjoy a quiet life in their seaside manor — until Morgan becomes the prime suspect in a scandalizing murder! With the help of a handsome police officer and a charming feline, can these siblings find the real culprit behind this heinous crime?
In this “remarkable” true story (NPR), Susannah unravels the puzzling illness that plunged her into a month of madness — and put her in the hospital with no memory of how she got there. A New York Times bestseller that’s now a major motion picture.
Alex Verus is perfectly content running his hidden-in-plain-sight magical shop in London — but when his power of foresight is requested to help decipher an ancient, mystical relic, Alex is suddenly dragged into a dangerous game between mages… Recommended by Jim Butcher (he said “Harry Dresden would like Alex Verus tremendously”), this clever fantasy will have you seeing magic in every corner!
Agatha and James have a knack for sleuthing together — until he throws a wrench into their partnership by leaving her at the altar. But when they witness a murder in Cyprus, can they come back together to solve the case? “An absolute gem” (Publishers Weekly).
An audiobook with a lovely performance by an Irish narrator! Hanna needs to make a change to her life, and inheriting a cottage in the Irish countryside seems like the perfect ticket. But when the local library threatens to close, Hanna will do whatever it takes to unite this small town. “A charming and heartwarming story” (Jenny Colgan, bestselling author of The Bookshop on the Corner).
A thrilling audiobook filled with “nail-biting suspense” (Booklist) from the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone: When Adrian Wolfe’s wife steps into the path of a bus, is it an accident — or suicide? As Adrian digs through the memories of their seemingly blissful marriage, disturbing truths begin to emerge…
Traveling to Havana after her grandmother Elisa’s passing, Cuban American Marisol unravels the secrets of Elisa’s passionate romance during the country’s tumultuous revolution — and finds her own unexpected journey. One of Reese Witherspoon’s book club picks, the dual audiobook narrators complement this “enticing and wonderful read for lovers of historical fiction and soul-searching journeys” (Library Journal starred review).
Don’t you hate it when your dream job turns out to be an elaborate ruse to kill you? Professor Gideon Oliver leaps at the chance to teach across Europe — until he realizes the last two people who held his position met inexplicable ends… Can he figure out the rules of this dangerous game before it’s too late? From an Edgar Award–winning author!
The authors of the New York Times bestseller Freakonomics are back, and challenging us to think more creatively than ever. From innovative problem-solving to retraining your memory, this fun and clever audiobook will leave you with a new perspective. Malcolm Gladwell calls it “utterly captivating… A lot of fun!”
A marvelously clever tale from a New York Times bestselling author: Join sleuthing spinster Amelia Peabody on a rollicking Egyptian adventure as she sets out to solve a mystery involving a suspicious mummy… “The indomitable Amelia Peabody carries the listener along as easily as she carries her umbrella” (AudioFile).
Imaginative and naive Catherine Morland finds herself absolutely enamored with the charming Henry Tilney. But someone is trying to sabotage their budding relationship, and things are more complicated than they seem… Published after Austen’s death, this satirical classic detailing the adventures of a Gothic novel–obsessed girl is marvelously performed by an Audie Award–winning narrator!
A “thrilling tale” with “first-class” narration (AudioFile): Lured with the promise of a priceless collection of manuscripts, rare book authenticator Carys follows secret clues in a monk’s ancient journal to discover King Arthur’s hidden tomb. You’ll want to “settle back and savor this one” (New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry).
Revel in classic British humor in this listen from the author who brought us Jeeves and Wooster! The Honorable Galahad Threepwood is writing a tell-all memoir — that society surely doesn’t want out. And on top of a scheme to steal the manuscript, there’s some trouble with a kidnapped pig too… A hilarious and “irresistible” audiobook (AudioFile).
Narrated by John Wells
Categories: Editor's Pick, Classics, General Fiction
Freedman Persimmon “Persy” Wilson stands convicted of a crime he didn’t commit. While awaiting the punishment, he writes his life story of love and loss, leaving his own truth behind. “A magnificent, immersive, breathtaking work of historical fiction” (Jennifer Chiaverini) with an audiobook narrator whose “resonant voice enriches this graceful yet heartbreaking story” (AudioFile).
Successful author Andrew tests the boundaries of his brilliance — as his secret inner darkness emerges in a string of violent novels penned under a pseudonym. This audiobook from a National Book Award–winning author is going to be “irresistible to any mystery bibliophile” (AudioFile).
The New Yorker calls this classic mystery “an entertainment of almost Byzantine complexity in which practically nothing is as the facts would seem. Highly satisfactory.” Private investigator Lew Archer reluctantly takes on a case to locate a missing newlywed, Dolly. But as he delves into the investigation, following Dolly shockingly leads him to one murder, and then another… and then another. What is she hiding?
All seems peaceful and perfect in the town of Evening Lake — until a house explodes into flames, sending waves throughout the community. And when a woman is discovered inside having died from a knife wound, secrets rise to the surface as a killer’s on the loose… From a New York Times bestselling author!
In this remarkable audio thriller, veteran Mercy Carr and her canine partner, Elvis, stumble upon an abandoned baby… next to a grave filled with nothing but bones. “A compelling mix of hard edges and easy charm — I loved this book” (Lee Child).
Park ranger Anna brings her teenage goddaughter Elizabeth along while on assignment off the coast of Maine. But they soon realize they’re far from alone on tiny Boar Island… The eight-time Audie Award winner and Golden Voice narrator delivers “her usual riveting performance” in this “first-rate” listen (AudioFile).
Banner isn’t thrilled to sell her family’s antebellum mansion, but when Southern gentleman Rory is able to see the plantation’s ghosts, it could be fate and an old family legend bringing them together… “You always know you’re in for an outstanding read when you pick up a Kay Hooper novel” (RT Book Reviews).
Overcome the obstacles holding you back, surrender completely, and find freedom in God. Through an insightful study of passages from the book of Isaiah, this liberating listen — with over 7,300 five-star ratings on Goodreads — walks you through how to truly deepen your faith.
Bookish Loveday Cardew greatly prefers novels to people, and the bookstore where she works is the perfect hiding place — but when three unexpected deliveries appear, her mysterious past is at risk of being exposed. Will she be able to overcome her own secrets? “Quirky, clever, and unputdownable” (Katie Fforde).
From a New York Times bestselling author, this listen “expertly ratchets up the suspense” (Publishers Weekly). As deputy chief Lucas Davenport races to rescue Andi Manette and her daughters from a violent kidnapper, Andi searches for an escape from this nightmare. But time isn’t on either of their sides…
Fans of Dexter or the books of Patricia Cornwell will enjoy this New York Times bestseller that’s brimming with fascinating forensic detail: A routine DNA case goes awfully awry when Dr. Bill Brockton discovers the corpse in question has been defiled by those dealing in black market body parts… “Compellingly plotted… A very good mystery” (Booklist).
You won’t be able to hit pause on this “action-packed, relentlessly paced thriller” (Publishers Weekly) from a #1 New York Times bestselling author. Mac, an Army vet turned boat captain, is reeled into a high-stakes mission to retrieve a fortune hidden in Cuba.
A New York Times bestseller hailed as “a testament to the human spirit and to love rising from the ashes of war” (Jodi Picoult). In the Judean desert 2,000 years ago, as a small band of Jewish people withstand the Roman empire, the lives of four spellbinding women intersect in profound ways. The late Nobel laureate Toni Morrison called this book “beautiful, harrowing… A major contribution to twenty-first century literature.”
You won’t be able to stop listening to this captivating Hugo Award winner from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mistborn series! Condemned to death, magical forger Shai has the chance to save herself — if she can create a new soul for the emperor…
Narrated by Angela Lin
Categories: Editor's Pick, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Lend an ear with fellow shipmates as Marlow recounts the story of his journey up the British Congo — and the brilliant but villainous ivory trader Kurtz who exploited the native population. Named by Modern Library as one of the best novels in English of the 20th century, this controversial classic explores power, colonization, and corruption.
Sherlock Holmes is out of retirement! And he’s bringing along his young protégé Mary Russell as they don disguises and follow the trail of a killer… “Clever complications and atmospheric details abound” (Booklist) in this suspenseful read from a New York Times bestselling author!
These aren’t your friendly E.T. aliens… When the Martians land in Victorian England in desperate search of resources, the battle for Earth — and the future of humanity — begins. One of the most influential science fiction classics comes to breathtaking life in this audiobook read by an Audie Award–winning narrator!
We hope your ears are ready for this scintillating ménage romance from a USA Today bestselling author! Philadelphia schoolteacher Kady is shocked to discover she’s the heir to a fortune and a cattle ranch in Montana. But this small town is full of surprises — least among them the two gorgeous cowboys determined to claim Kady for themselves…
Read by a fantastic narrator who “evokes characters and milieu. Great fun” (AudioFile): Life is quiet for retiree Carole at her seaside hamlet — until she finds a dead body on the beach. But when it mysteriously disappears and the police provide no help, she and her neighbor Jude take it upon themselves to play detective…
Ahoy mateys, watch out for Long John Silver! This classic listen carries you on a high-seas adventure along with innkeeper’s son Jim Hawkins as he follows a treasure map and comes face to face with sinister buccaneers in a search for buried gold.
This richly imagined Earphones Award winner is sure to please the ears with its “faultlessly fine” delivery (AudioFile). Destined to one day become the great Merlin, bastard son Myrdden embarks on a journey of discovery which leads him to Uther Pendragon — and his intertwined fate with the once and future king…
In one instant, Abby’s life is turned upside down when her young, soon-to-be stepdaughter suddenly vanishes during their trip to the beach. As days turn to weeks, she desperately searches for the truth of what happened that foggy morning in this entrancing, “beautifully paced” story (Publishers Weekly) read by an Earphones Award–winning narrator!
Enter the Golden Age of piracy in this enthralling account that regales us with the history of pirates who ravaged the 17th-century seas — from Blackbeard to Captain Kidd and more. “A fascinating adventure story filled with rogues, rascals, and ruthless renegades… This is stirring history that reads like a novel” (Stephen Puleo, author of Dark Tide).
After her aunt dies in a plane crash, Bailey reluctantly returns to her Alaska hometown — where she learns the wreck was no accident. Will rescue diver Cole, the man whose heart she broke years ago, help her uncover the truth? This Christian listen delivers “romantic suspense that will keep you up at night!” (Dee Henderson).
When a wealthy family calls in pet psychic Pru Marlowe to retrain their parrot, there’s only one issue — the bird seems to be repeating a murder scene over and over again. But is Pru onto a real case, or just a wild goose chase? New York Times bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan calls this charming whodunit “clever, original, and completely captivating!”
Cash Godfrey is fresh out of the police academy, and charming Leo Day is the only one who’s willing to team up with the intimidating alpha male. When Cash saves Leo’s life in a deadly raid, they start to see each other as more than partners… Feel the love with this scorching gay romance that has over 1,500 five-star ratings on Goodreads!
From the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones & The Six, this listen delivers a “gut-wrenching yet upbeat story about love and life” (Booklist). Years after her husband Jesse goes missing, Emma finds happiness again with Sam. But when Jesse turns up alive, she wonders what true love really means.
Romance fans won’t want to miss this classic love story from a #1 New York Times bestselling author: Fierce Daniel is used to the world falling at his feet. But when he rescues spirited Zilah, he quickly realizes he’ll do anything to keep this woman safe in his arms… Read by a narrator whose “soft, sensual voice wraps itself around every word” (AudioFile).
The one and only Ursula K. Le Guin says, “I have never read anything like Jagannath… These are wonderful stories.” This strange and captivating collection of fantastical tales is “a great listen for those who like their short stories both unusual and told in a dreamlike style” (AudioFile).
From a #1 New York Times bestselling author! Genna’s new neighbor J.J. — the infuriatingly attractive football star — needs her help to revamp his image. But falling in love was never part of the game plan… With a narrator whose “reading keenly captures the playfulness of Hoag’s snappy narrative and flirty dialogue” (Booklist).
This poignant book — written by that guy from The Sopranos and Goodfellas — is hailed by Library Journal as “a spot-on coming-of-age novel… A winner.” After losing his father, Matthew is swept into a new, posh Manhattan lifestyle with his mother. As he searches for his footing, Matthew meets famous neighbor Lou Reed — and their friendship will alter his life forever.
There’s something odd about Matt’s childhood photos — the captured moments are unfamiliar to him and his sister, Imogen, is nowhere to be found. But the key to the mystery of his past lies in the ancient Summer House of their childhood… RT Book Reviews calls this author’s work “tender and moving… memorable and emotional.”
Delivered by an Earphones Award–winning narrator, this heartbreaking but vital audiobook tells the story of Eva Schloss, who would have been the stepsister of Anne Frank had Anne survived the Holocaust. Sent to Auschwitz at the age of 15, Schloss later recounted her survival in this book that will haunt and move listeners long after the final words.
The weather outside may be hot, but this fast-paced adventure is sure to have you shivering with chills! On an archaeological dig in the Arctic tundra, Jen makes a shocking discovery — and accidentally unleashes a nightmarish threat…
An international bestseller made all the better by a clever, fantastic narrator! After escaping precarious circumstances in South Africa, Nombeko finds herself in Sweden with the world’s fate in her hands as she attempts to thwart a kidnapping plot against the king. “A funny and completely implausible farce” that’s so good you’ll “chuckle all the way through it” (Kirkus Reviews starred review).
As her once-vivacious mother is diagnosed with dementia, Maureen struggles to come to terms with their new normal. With all the emotion of Lisa Genova’s Still Alice, this audiobook delivers “a profound analysis of complicated family dynamics… Gripping” (Kirkus Reviews).
You know and love The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer — now join Mark Twain on another type of adventure in this classic listen (Twain’s bestselling book during his lifetime!) where he chronicles his humorous, awe-filled journey through Europe and the Holy Land.
Did Lara Jessup kill her older husband — or cover up his suicide? There’s mountains of evidence against her, but lawyer Barbara Holloway isn’t one to back down from a difficult case… If you love courtroom dramas, you’ll devour this “satisfying” listen (Publishers Weekly).
Sent away to the countryside as a boy, Damon Blackbourne returns years later to his family’s estate to claim the Malford dukedom. Now he must oversee his sisters’ introduction to London’s high society — but he never expected to find himself smitten with debutante Grace Mattersley…
From a New York Times bestselling author: In the 1960s, a serial killer ravaged New York City. Decades later, this seemingly solved case is blown wide open as Amelia’s search for her biological parents leads her into a chilling darkness… Edgar Award–winning author Lou Berney calls this pulse-pounding thriller “riveting” and “an absolute page-turner.”
Meryl has her hands full planning a triple wedding for her three daughters — and that’s before her own problems and a media circus are thrown into the mix… Keep your fingers crossed for a happily ever after in this “riotously fun” listen (New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand).
Immerse yourself in ancient times to learn about the life and legacy of Alexander the Great, one of history’s most tenacious leaders, in this “top-quality” listen that makes for “a pleasure of audio history” (AudioFile).
Life is a journey, and any journey needs a proper packing list. This book will show you how to uncover your purpose, organize your life, and reclaim happiness! According to New York Times bestselling author Daniel H. Pink, this guide is filled with “knowledge, insight, and inspiration.”
Over the centuries, the US presidents have forged ahead in trying times and altered the course of history. This abridged audiobook takes a closer look at those brave, flawed, and complex figures — and the influence they had. Written and narrated by “the nation’s leading Presidential historian” (Newsweek)!
A “masterful thriller considered Manchette’s finest” (Publishers Weekly): Martin Terrier is a hired gun who wants out — but the more he tries to leave his monstrous organization, the tighter the noose around his neck becomes. A classic, taut tale of noir that will have you checking your locks… twice.
Single mom Jo is no stranger to painful relationships, but there’s something about her connection with Everett that feels different. He makes it his mission to win her heart and show her real love — if only their exes wouldn’t get in the way… This stunning romance has over 1,100 five-star ratings on Goodreads!
A sensible marriage of convenience turns into a lasting romance in this Audie Award finalist! Trading Texas for Colorado, mail-order bride Marty weds businessman Jake — and the two find themselves putting their faith in God when it comes to their deepening relationship…
Fans of Water for Elephants will find this historical listen right up their alley! To save their family from poverty, the four Turner sisters join a company of performers and struggle to find themselves as their act’s popularity rises. “Filled with energetic prose and colorful characters — you won’t soon forget the Turner girls!” (Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train).
A #1 New York Times bestselling author offers fast-paced suspense with a side of tantalizing romance! When hardened pilot Rye Mallett is tasked with delivering a strange package, he expects a smooth job — until secrets, sabotage, and a crash landing derail his mission. And then the alluring Dr. Brynn O’Neal comes to his aid…
New York City, 1907: Amateur sleuth Lady Philomena Dunbridge must solve the murder of her friend’s husband. Accompanied by her loyal butler and maid, she’ll enter high society to uncover the hidden truth… “Told with wit and humor” (New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen), this entertaining mystery is perfect for those who miss Downton Abbey.
With this listen, you can enjoy ten classic folktales from the beloved Thousand and One Nights collection, including entertaining favorites such as the imaginative stories of Aladdin, Sinbad, and Ali Baba.
You’ll be transported to the heart of Venice in this spellbinding historical novel, which follows a 16th-century gondola maker who, after an unexpected tragedy, begins to question the path his life has taken. Praised by Frances Mayes, bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, as “an especially compelling story.”
The perfect listen for literary history buffs: Throughout time, books have opened our minds, propelled political change, and instigated pivotal social movements. In this abridged audio edition, a beloved British broadcaster offers 12 of those most important volumes, from the Magna Carta to Shakespeare’s First Folio.
A gripping mystery from a New York Times bestselling author who the Chicago Tribune calls “a no-nonsense, slam-bang storyteller”: In the 1940s, a star actress is murdered and ex-cop Rick Barron becomes caught in a web of intrigue…
The former NYC police commissioner, who held office during 9/11, whisks us into a fast-paced thriller, where a murder leads to a tangled terrorist plot. According to Sylvester Stallone, “No one is better in taking us into the real-world threats of international terrorism than Bernie Kerik, a man who has lived it.”
Listen to the stirring classic that launched the modern environmental movement 50 years ago (and it’s just as relevant today as ever). Based on years of research, this eye-opening analysis explores how the widespread use of dangerous chemicals has devastated both humans and our planet.
“Instantly absorbing” (NPR): On a bustling enchanted island, jade is the lifeblood — and for some, the key to an ancient magic. But what lengths will two warring families go to preserve their power? “The listener will be blown away” (AudioFile) by this 2019 Audie Award finalist and World Fantasy Award winner!
Sharon makes an alarming discovery while searching for a neighbor’s missing daughter: The woman’s last known residence hides a secret gallery of serial killers. “Exemplary” narration (AudioFile) draws listeners along Sharon’s hunt for a murderer in this chilling audiobook from a New York Times bestselling author.
On a top secret military base, Dak Prentiss spends her days guarding Moss, an alien that crash-landed on Earth more than a decade ago. But everything changes when Matt Salem joins her team — and proposes a daring heist… An audio play read by a full cast, this “attention-grabbing” sci-fi adventure delivers a “listening feast” (AudioFile).
When 16-year-old Macie and her mother arrive on the outskirts of Witchtown, they intend only to plunder the secluded community — but as they begin to uncover the secrets of this magical haven, Macie will soon become entangled in a web of intrigue and romance… This “appealing” supernatural tale is “sure to please older Harry Potter fans” (School Library Journal).
From a #1 New York Times bestselling author: Interior designer Pamela is over dating — all she wants is to be treated like a goddess (is that too much to ask?). But when her plea is heard by a Greek god, who better to answer this mortal’s wish than handsome Apollo? A fun and steamy romance!
High society is about to get steamy… When orphan Anna Snow receives a massive, unexpected inheritance, she’s tossed into the bewildering world of ladies and petticoats. Luckily, the charming Duke of Netherby is willing to lend a hand! An “irresistible confection composed of exquisitely nuanced characters” (Booklist starred review).
A dreadful queen, a magic-infused realm on the brink of war with the undead, the trappings of fate, and one underdog hero called upon to achieve greatness… For “readers who enjoy a good, epic-sized fantasy story (readers of, say, George R. R. Martin), this is a must-read” (Booklist).
Did you know that the late singer-songwriter behind iconic ballads like Suzanne and Hallelujah was also a prolific author? In a Montreal apartment, a man mourns the deaths of his wife and his lover in a “gorgeously written” experimental novel (The New York Times) that’s “both mystical and profane, poetic and obscene” (Kirkus Reviews).
We’ve got an offer you can’t refuse… from the New York Times bestselling author who wrote the classic The Godfather! Domenico, a mafia empire don, plans to move his heirs into legitimate business — but it’s all threatened when their secrets from the past come to the surface.
How can holiness be achieved in daily existence? In this insightful narration based on the teachings of the Bible, Christians are offered a clear and meaningful path to pursue His grace in every aspect of life. Bestselling author Max Lucado praises, “The writings of Jerry Bridges are a gift to the church.”
Delve into the “whimsical, bittersweet” story (Kirkus Reviews starred review) of the tight-knit Simone family as parents Claudio and Mathilde raise three very different daughters and cope with tragedy. Expertly narrated, this Earphones Award winner is “both tender and dark, bighearted and heartbreaking… A book you won’t forget” (Megan Abbott).
In the woods of the New York colony, while the French and Indian Wars rage, a hunter called Deerslayer finds his place among the age-old ways of the wilderness. This audio performance of an American classic is “entertaining” and “valuable in providing a glimpse of a long-vanished world” (AudioFile).
In this gripping true story, CNN investigative journalists Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken uncover the secrets behind a multimillion dollar scam targeting America’s elderly — and the woman responsible. “An entertaining exposé of an epic episode from the chronicles of consumer fraud” (Publishers Weekly).
A “riveting tale of romantic suspense” (Library Journal) written by a prolific, bestselling author! When Rachel meets bad boy Johnny again after 10 years apart, she’s not prepared to see he’s grown into a man who sparks her passion — and she certainly doesn’t expect the scandal and danger that ensnares them…
A #1 New York Times bestseller and Earphones Award winner with “spellbinding” narration (AudioFile): Simon Snow is the Chosen One, only he shouldn’t be — his life is a mess, and there’s a monster wearing his face running around the Watford School of Magicks. “Trust me, you have never, ever seen a wizard school like this” (Lev Grossman).
Stress is a natural part of life — but when anxiety becomes overwhelming, how can we achieve peace? Based on biblical insights, this reassuring Wall Street Journal bestseller offers thought-provoking questions, prayer suggestions, and more to help us thrive worry-free.
Amid the desperation of the Great Depression, nurse Becky Myers is often the only source of light for the expectant mothers of West Virginia. But everything changes when tragedy strikes close to home… Library Journal recommends this heartwarming read for those who love “a story with plenty of emotion, spunk, and community spirit.”
Profiling 20 daring, iconic women — from Amelia Earhart to Shonda Rhimes — and their wonderfully imperfect lives, this “inspiring” listen (Kirkus Reviews) celebrates spirited ladies who broke rules, refused to sit still and be quiet, and forged their own paths against the odds.
A charming and life-affirming story set in 1880s Iowa: When orphaned Em arrives in need of help, Sheriff Caleb assumes that searching for her long-lost sister will be just like any other job. But he didn’t anticipate the effect that the lonesome, beautiful woman would have on his heart…
Stressed-out single mom Skye purchases a rundown hotel in the Berkshire Highlands — and quickly realizes she may be in over her head. But when Adam and his dog, Chance, check in to the historic lodge, can these two find healing and hope in each other? “Animal lovers will find much to enjoy in this sweet story” (Booklist).
Get ready to sink your teeth into this breathtaking New York Times bestseller: Immortal Santo Notte has walked alone for nearly 3,000 years — until he stumbles upon Petronella Stone, and is sure the beautiful professor is his life mate. But Pet has her own secrets, and they threaten to disrupt their undeniable passion…
A Newbery Honor–winning book and New York Times bestseller performed by a full cast! When young Miri learns that the prince will select a bride in just a year’s time, she’s forced to attend a rigid academy — where she’ll come into her own and save her village from disaster. “Wonderful… An intricate, multilayered story” (School Library Journal).
A 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist that’s “richly drawn and something like Huckleberry Finn written by Cormac McCarthy” (The Times): Destitute in California, a young immigrant travels across the country in pursuit of his brother — and his journey will change his life forever. Bestselling author Lauren Groff calls it “assured, moving, and masterful.”
At the bidding of King Louis XIV, Marie-Josèphe joins her brother to study a rare sea monster that could hold the key to immortality. But as she learns more about the misunderstood creature and its enchanting singing, she becomes determined to save it… A “luminous, radiant novel” (Ursula K. Le Guin) that won the Nebula Award — beating out A Game of Thrones that year!
A stirring novel from a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author: In the midst of the Great Depression, two vastly different couples meet — and their resulting bond will change their lives forever. “A believable human drama the dimensions of which reach out beyond the story’s end and resonate in the reader’s heart” (Publishers Weekly).
“Terrific” (Lee Child): Gary’s world comes crashing down when his wife is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor — until a stranger offers him the $200,000 he needs for her treatment. The only catch? He’ll have to kill someone first… “Fans of Harlan Coben or Mary Kubica will want to add this promising author to their lineup of favorites” (Library Journal).
Friedrich Nietzsche famously proclaimed that God is dead. Though the heavily mustachioed philosopher himself is now long gone, his eye-opening ideas live on in this illuminating audiobook that examines morality and truth.
“Mamma mia, here I go again…” When her grandmother passes away, Laurel decides to take a risk and follow her dreams. She ships off to Greece for the perfect summer (having the time of her life!), but will she be able to find happiness? A fabulous summer listen.
Throughout history, Mary Magdalene has been met with both reverence and scorn. This thought-provoking listen by a respected biblical scholar aims to set the record straight by shining light on her influential role in Jesus’s life and the formation of Christianity.
Royal family devotees, this one’s for you: An acclaimed journalist takes listeners behind the gilded gates of Kensington Palace and offers “a sympathetic glimpse of the personality and personal demons of the vulnerable man behind the handsome smile and royal title” (Publishers Weekly).
This must-listen brings Charles Dickens’s most well-loved (and self-proclaimed best) work to life! Emmy Award–winning British comedian Eddie Izzard narrates this dazzling classic, revitalizing its eclectic characters anew. Follow young orphan Pip on his journey to become a proper gentleman in this coming-of-age tale.
While working as a governess in Thornfield Hall, Jane Eyre becomes close with brooding master Mr. Rochester. But their love will be tested by the dark secret lurks in the mysterious mansion… Publishers Weekly proclaims you’re “in for a treat” as this narrator’s “soft voice, flawless rhythms, and cultured British accent are exactly what’s needed to guide listeners through this heroine’s wild history of tribulations and jubilations.”
Sharply intelligent and packed with clever humor, this New York Times bestseller is narrated by the author himself. Comedian Baratunde Thurston discusses what it means — both culturally and personally — to be black. “A hilarious look at the complexities of contemporary racial politics and personal identity” (Booklist).
With an incredible military career spanning over three decades and numerous major historical events, Hal Moore, the real-life US Army lieutenant general who was portrayed in the movie We Were Soldiers, has honed a set of principles to live by. Hear his invaluable, practical lessons on leadership in this listen!
During one summer in Sicily, Marlena discovered a grand villa in the mountains presided over by commanding 70-year-old Tosca. She shares Tosca’s “extraordinary tale” of life and love (Booklist) — complete with a real-life prince! — in this true story that reads like suspenseful fiction. A New York Times bestseller that’s read by the author.
It’s time to stop making the same silly mistakes over and over again and get smart with your money. Chock full of sound, practical advice, this conversational audiobook “shows how to shape our behavior to invest, save, and spend to foster greater happiness” (Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project).
This “delicious” biography (Booklist) serves up heartwarming memories of a culinary icon whose name is synonymous with French cuisine — from her beloved television programs to her legendary collaborations with other famed chefs. “In-depth and intimate,” with “peppy narration and flawless French pronunciations” (AudioFile) written and narrated by Child’s own grandnephew.
Does living in a society that’s moving away from traditional Christianity make you feel unstable and uncertain? This encouraging listen explores how to put your trust and confidence in God in order to ground yourself in faith.
Written by an internationally bestselling author who “tells a tale of very real adventure, the stuff of true epic fantasy” (R.A. Salvatore). Tasked with saving his realm from unrest, young Thuro seeks help from legendary warrior Culain. But recovering the great Sword of Power and opposing the traitors who seek to destroy their world will not be easy…
While the first half of our lives tend to be dominated by striving towards and achieving our goals, the second half often falls towards uncertainty. This spiritual audiobook from a New York Times bestselling author offers a new way of approaching growing older — and discusses how to face challenges with joy.
How will science and technology impact our future world? Addressing big-picture questions and detailing crucial discoveries, an award-winning scientist paints a vivid picture of what’s in store for us. With a narrator whose “crisp, erudite performance… guides listeners though the plethora of ideas with ease and clarity” (AudioFile), this collection of essays is sure to satiate the curious.
A seemingly typical English village is home to a peculiar folktale — the land belongs to a leafy mythical figure who will emerge after a long slumber. And when a new family joins the community, their mischievous son Lanny might be the one to awaken the magic. This Earphones Award winner is “a special kind of genius… So strange and so compulsive” (Mark Haddon, New York Times bestselling author).
Writer Samuel Taylor Coleridge proclaimed that this comedic classic has one of the “most perfect plots ever planned.” Abandoned as an infant and raised by a wealthy squire, young Tom is infatuated with his neighbor Sophia — and when the two escape to London together, they’ll find passion, danger, and plenty of rollicking adventure. After its publication in 1749, critics blamed this raucous book for causing earthquakes in London!
An “inspirational tale” (Booklist) that won a Christy Award! On the run, Olivia overhears a secret at Lord Bradley’s grand estate. He makes her serve in his manor to guarantee she’ll keep quiet, marking the start of their romance — and a new beginning…
In this influential story — written in 1859 and considered one of the first ever mystery novels! — the sight of a strange woman in white draws Walter and Marian into a puzzling story of murder and madness. Read by a “talented cast of actors,” this audiobook “not only draws the listener into the thrilling mystery, but also offers a lot of fun along the way” (AudioFile).
Former golden boy and legendary prankster Jack Burdette fled his tiny Colorado hometown after committing a shocking crime. Eight years later, he’s finally returned — but his greatest offense is still yet to come… This “remarkably relatable” read (AudioFile) comes from a New York Times bestselling author who “speaks with the authenticity of… Hemingway and Faulkner” (The Denver Post).
This “bold and memorable” novel (Chicago Tribune) offers a dazzling reimagining of an 18th-century story hailed as a masterpiece of Chinese literature. In Beijing, orphaned Daiyu is drawn into a world of wealth and intrigue when she joins her cousins at the opulent Jia family mansion. The narrator “provides a silky musicality to the lyrical narrative” in this compelling listen (AudioFile).
Truth, goodness, and beauty can found throughout writer C. S. Lewis’s works. Get inside the mind of this influential Christian thinker and explore his philosophical and theological views on these themes in this collection of thought-provoking essays.
How can Christians share the Gospel in today’s divided, jaded world? Listen up and learn how to inspire and provide grace to a society full of cynics in this book written by a USA Today bestselling author.
A suspenseful romance from a New York Times bestselling author! When two college girls go missing, FBI agent Deacon Novak’s investigation leads him to beautiful psychologist Faith Corcoran — a woman with her own secrets. And as the two work together, their bond grows ever stronger…
Have you ever wondered what happened after the Martian invasion in H. G. Wells’s seminal classic The War of the Worlds? Fourteen years later, Earth is once again safe from the alien menace — but a far more devastating attack is just beyond the horizon… “A highly enjoyable work” (The Washington Post).
Fleeing from allegations of witchcraft and murder, Will Rees, his pregnant wife, and their six children make their way to the remote Shaker community in Maine. But strange deaths seem to herald their arrival — and they might have wandered into even more danger…
From a New York Times bestselling author praised by USA Today as “a superstar of romantic suspense”: On a mission to rescue kidnapped children, former special ops agent Ian and attorney Phoebe face off against danger and deception — and fight their growing attraction…
This Earphones Award winner is ”an honest and rewarding” true story (Kirkus Reviews) read by a narrator hailed as “truly perfect” (AudioFile). After his wife, Giulia, suddenly had a psychotic break, Mark navigated the depths of her mental illness and subsequent breakdowns — and shares their journey of recovery and unconditional love.
After losing her fiancé in a devastating accident, Lacy tries her best to move on in her small Alaska town. Rugged state trooper Kurtis and his four-year-old daughter help mend her heart — but can their new life together last when Lacy’s past comes back to haunt her? A riveting work of Christian suspense.
Felicia Day shares her story, her wit, and her musings in this laugh-out-loud audiobook narrated by the actress and entertainment mogul herself! Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians, calls this “smart, brave, emotionally raw, and hysterically funny,” and George R. R. Martin (who needs no introduction) says, “Felicia is a lot of fun, and so is her book.”
Two weeks before the devastation of September 11, 2001, young refugee Alepho fled war-torn Sudan to arrive in the US. Matched with suburban mother Judy through a mentoring program, the pair overcame prejudices to form a lifelong bond. This “eye-opening and richly layered account” (Booklist) is “compelling… An essential dialogue” (Kirkus Reviews).
As a parent, it’s easy to feel as though you’re constantly under a microscope. Let this smart, straightforward listen assuage your fears as a leading expert offers actionable strategies for raising a levelheaded child in our ever-changing world.
Sink your teeth into the official novelization of last summer’s blockbuster installment of The Predator! When a deadly extraterrestrial species returns to Earth stronger than ever before, it’s up to a science teacher and a motley crew of soldiers to save humanity from extinction.
A “charmingly scandalous Gilded Age romance”(Kirkus Reviews starred review): While working together to build a hotel, Eva, an English aristocrat, and Phillip, an American businessman, end up building something else: a passionate connection… “No one brings this glamorous era to life like Joanna Shupe! The chemistry nearly singes the pages” (RT Book Reviews).
From the author of the classic Watership Down: After witnessing an enormous bear’s miraculous escape from a fire, Kelderek becomes convinced the animal is a reincarnated god. His newfound devotion will forever change the fate of his world in this thrilling fantasy packed with “lyric narration and heroic action” (Kirkus Reviews).
President Richard Nixon and his secretary of state, Henry Kissinger, went head-to-head as powerful leaders in foreign policy — and competitive rivals. This abridged listen that’s “read with precision” (Publishers Weekly) offers a study of their complex relationship and influence.
Explore some of the world’s oldest fables! Speaking through the animals and plants of Aesop’s stories, a delightful narrator recites age-old tales in this audiobook, providing valuable morals and lessons about what it means to be human.
Don’t miss this “heartwarming” book (Kirkus Reviews) written by an Emmy Award–winning Food Network star. After a friend’s untimely death, newly divorced Grace rediscovers her love of cooking — and attempts to reconcile with her estranged mother. Narrated by an Earphones Award–winning author!
This 1651 masterwork, written against the backdrop of the English Civil War, is considered among the foundational texts of modern political philosophy. Discover Thomas Hobbes’s groundbreaking theory of the social contract — and how it can help societies achieve peace and prosperity — in this fascinating audio edition.
Join Don Juan, the charming libertine, on his adventures of seduction, love, and drama across the world in this epic poem — considered Lord Byron’s masterpiece — that’s full of humor and sharp satire. Read by an acclaimed Earphones Award–winning narrator!
In this gunslinging audiobook, history is rewritten as if the Confederacy won the American Civil War. As iconic figures from the past face off in this captivating alternate universe, the future of North America hangs in the balance! “Accomplished… Highly recommended” (Library Journal).
An Earphones Award winner narrated by an AudioFile Golden Voice honoree: When Uncle Ned floats away wearing a pair of helium pants, budding young scientist Ada and her best friends, Rosie and Iggy, race to bring him back down to earth! “Compelling… Packs plenty of information into a high-flying adventure” (School Library Journal).
When Juno’s life shatters, she flees to a beautiful villa in Spain to start anew. Pep, a local winemaker’s son, begins to mend her healing heart — but Juno won’t be able to hide from her past forever… Spice up your summer with this “captivating, sun-soaked read” (Daily Express) from a Sunday Times bestselling author!
Calling all history buffs! At the height of World War II, Operation Market-Garden took place — one of the most critical, yet least understood battles — as the Allies attempted to cross the Rhine. Utilizing personal interviews, an acclaimed historian sheds light on the American perspective of this decisive and ferocious campaign. “A riveting and deeply moving story of uncommon courage” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author).
Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR and O, The Oprah Magazine! “Four narrators breathe life into Lisa Halliday’s thought-provoking and elegant novel” in this “appealing listen” (AudioFile) made up of stories that explore imbalances of power, fate, and freedom.
What are animals really thinking? This informational audiobook for young listeners (around ages 10 and up) investigates how the minds of animals work, exploring everything from their tool usage to their unique methods of communication. “Eye-opening… Will enlighten students to both the richness of the animal kingdom and the nature of intelligence itself” (Booklist).
A romantic at heart, Margaretha is conflicted when Colin, a handsome stranger, asks her to spy on her betrothed, Lord Claybrook. But she goes from starry-eyed to boldly determined when she realizes she must protect her family and castle from Claybrook’s sinister plans. An enchanting Christian tale from a #1 New York Times bestselling author!
Take control of your money and imagine your life at its best! Follow one woman’s story of financial struggle — and how she and her family prevailed with the help of faith in God. This “thought-provoking and inspiring” book is “filled with brutal honesty and a much needed perspective” (New York Times bestselling author Ruth Soukup).
From the Booker Prize–winning author of The White Tiger: This New York Times Notable Book chronicles the opposing paths of two young brothers climbing the ranks of India’s cutthroat cricket world — and the father who will stop at nothing to see his sons escape the slums of Mumbai. The San Francisco Chronicle calls this “a nearly flawless novel.”
When intern Gillian almost injures star football player Lucas, she promises to make sure he’s in good shape. As the coach’s daughter, their relationship is off-limits — but maybe some rules are meant to be broken… A steamy romance from a New York Times bestselling author!
During our busy day-to-day lives, are we taking enough time to build a soulful relationship with God? A popular pastor explores the importance of cultivating a fulfilling life through faith — and shares his own triumphs and mistakes — in this inspirational listen.
What’s not to love about a deliciously sexy, brooding Highlander? Banished after having a child out of wedlock, Lady Gillian Dearly is desperate for freedom — and when Colin MacGregor appears within the castle walls, she hopes he can provide her a way out. But despite their undeniable attraction, Colin is on his own mission… From a New York Times bestselling author!
Journalist Kitty Logan’s life is falling to shambles. When she finds a unexplained list of 100 names written by her dying mentor, Constance, she seizes upon the mystery. As she investigates each person, her life will be forever changed… Adriana Trigiani, New York Times bestselling author of The Shoemaker’s Wife, calls this heartrending story “so original and inventive.”
An inspiring true story of strength, faith, and unrelenting hope: While combating ALS, father and football coach Jeremy Williams turned the shock of a terminal diagnosis into the courage needed to bring his family — and his team — together.
“A fun, flirty, sweet story” (New York Times bestselling author Carly Phillips): Megan ran off after a one-night stand with Alex at a wedding, but she hasn’t forgotten him. When she comes back into town after two years, will Alex be able to convince her that he’s worth a second chance?
“One of the leading minds of branding” (NPR) explores the complexities of human decision-making, making the claim that our choices aren’t logical, but based in desire. Behavioral science, personal anecdotes, and expert insight collide in this audiobook to reveal how humanity can solve its problems — if only we let ourselves indulge in the irrational sometimes.
Sal, a common thief, gets the opportunity to join the Queen’s court and jumps at the chance to enter high society and take revenge on the nobles. But an unexpected trial awaits Sal… “An intriguing world and a fantastically compelling main character” (New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White).
Loyalties are tested in this coming-of-age Newbery Honor Book and middle grade classic! During the Revolutionary War, Tim finds his family torn apart as his father supports the British and his brother Sam joins the American rebellion.
Join fiery Axie Muldoon, the daughter of impoverished Irish immigrants, as she rises from the streets of 1860s New York to become a renowned midwife — and makes plenty of powerful enemies determined to see her ruined. Heralded as “exquisitely written and richly detailed” by Christina Baker Kline, the New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train.
A hilarious and surprisingly poignant satire that delivers “humorous entertainment with a faith-based message” (Publishers Weekly): Real estate agent Ryan Fisher is looking for his niche, and then it hits him — he can pose as a devout Christian to corner the evangelical market. And he soon finds himself pulled deeper and deeper into his false identity!
Eric Motley shares his journey from growing up in his small Alabama community, Madison Park, to becoming special assistant to the president, telling stories of faith, history, and the American dream along the way. “A wry, nostalgic memoir of the aspirational African American community where he grew up, recalling its quirky neighbors and feisty pride amid the tensions of racially charged Alabama” (O, The Oprah Magazine).
Is Earth’s sixth major extinction event currently unfolding around us? In this Pulitzer Prize–winning work of nonfiction, a “masterful, thought-provoking” author (The Boston Globe) argues that life as we know it is about to change forever — and explains exactly how we got here. “Accessible, witty, scientifically accurate, and impossible to put down” (Publishers Weekly starred review).
When their spring break trip turned into a nightmare, Lee sacrificed herself to save Clare. But years after the incident, they both grapple with the decisions made on that terrible night. This stirring “tale of friendship, mothers and daughters, and the devastation secrets bring” is “a book club–ready page-turner, as readers will have plenty to discuss” (Library Journal).
Rev up for the “high-octane chemistry” (New York Times bestselling author Gina L. Maxwell) in this romantic listen! Bartender Lara gets playboy mechanic Johnny going — but she’s turned him down time and again. That is, until he comes to her rescue and she finally decides to give him a shot…
An empowering teen romance as sweet as ice cream on the beach: The Meade Creamery has been a beloved summer staple for decades, and it’s finally 17-year-old Amelia’s turn to run it! But when tragedy strikes, Amelia must turn to an unlikely source for help — and maybe find love along the way… “Summer reading at its finest” (Booklist).
In the year 2035, 16-year-old tech whiz Dahlia joins forces with a group of teens determined to take down the dangerous organization inching toward global domination. The late, beloved New York Times bestselling author (did you know he won the first ever Printz Award?) offers a “stunning” story that’s “at once historical and futuristic, thoughtful and thought-provoking” (National Book Award–winning author Jacqueline Woodson).
Strap in for an intergalactic adventure piloted by a #1 New York Times bestselling author: Notorious criminal Kees vaan Loo-Macklin relinquishes his power in the underworld, claiming to want to defend the cities of an alien planet. But with a war brewing, is he truly working toward peace — or playing his own game?
What happens when you put together a New York Times bestselling author, a Grammy Award–winning musician, the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and a narrative about US-Mexico relations? You get a history of the relationship between the two countries in this “timely” star-studded listen that “demonstrates the power of music to tear down walls between cultures” (AudioFile).
Ever wonder what your dog is thinking about? A psychology professor may just have the answers in this #1 New York Times bestseller, which offers insight into how our canine pals perceive the world. Read by an Earphones Award–winning narrator, this delightful listen “will cause one’s dog-loving heart to flutter with astonishment and gratitude” (The New York Times Book Review).
If you love Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, hear from the real-life woman who inspired the character Alex Vause. She shares her side of the story about her criminal past, incarceration, relationship with Piper, and more in this reflective listen that Publishers Weekly calls “powerful” and “surprising.”
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Memory Keeper’s Daughter comes a “memorable” and “powerful” novel (Booklist). Returning home after years abroad, Lucy remains haunted by her father’s untimely death. Could a long-hidden collection of mysterious objects reveal the truth about her family’s troubled past?
From the acclaimed author of The Big Short and Moneyball, this thought-provoking New York Times bestseller examines the international effects of the 2008 financial crisis. With an Audie Award–winning narrator who “uses a friendly, folksy delivery to examine the fascinating, frightening, and mind-boggling ways that the cultures of Iceland, Greece, Ireland, Germany, and, yes, California handled the pursuit of wealth.” (AudioFile).
Paul and Alice are absolutely dreading their half-sister’s posh wedding in London. But as her big day approaches, this family will find that they’re more similar than they thought. “Listeners will be moved by insults dripping with sarcasm and voices thick with pain” (AudioFile) in this story that Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians calls “shamelessly funny.”
This massive New York Times bestseller is hailed by David Baldacci as “simply one of the best suspense novels I’ve read in a long time.” Retired intelligence operative Pilgrim faces the biggest case of his career as he races to solve a gruesome murder with a shocking connection to a national security threat…
“Simply a novel you cannot miss” (Jodi Picoult) from a New York Times bestselling author: Over Labor Day weekend, young Henry and his brokenhearted, divorced mother, Adele, are forever changed when they take in a mysterious stranger in need of help.
A New York Times bestseller! As the villagers of Bliss prepare to migrate to a neighboring island where they’ll wait out the darkness that will last 14 years, a boy suddenly goes missing. Twins Marin and Kana are determined to find their friend — but nightfall conceals creatures beyond their wildest imaginings…
“Masterfully written” (Julie Murphy, bestselling author of Dumplin’): Emma is accustomed to living in the shadow of her older sister, Henri. But when the siblings are washed ashore on a remote island — along with a mysterious boy — after a sailing excursion ends in disaster, will they manage to survive? Publishers Weekly heralds this twisty tale as “top-notch… Readers will be riveted.”
Thanks to recent scientific advances, most people know exactly when they’ll die — and Denton’s deathdate is slated for the day of his senior prom. Can he navigate a series of increasingly bizarre events while coming to terms with the end of his life? Narrated by the author himself, whose “dynamic, offbeat charm stands out” in this darkly funny listen (AudioFile).
Less really is more! Learn how stuff can clutter the path of our spiritual journey — and how minimalism leaves more space for a fulfilling life. This USA Today bestseller delivers “a performance and message that will prompt people to take some steps” (AudioFile).
From a New York Times bestselling author! Navy SEAL vet Brant Scott has faced off against the deadliest criminals in the world, but the only person to ever bring him to his knees is hell-on-wheels Darcy MacKenzie, his best friend’s little sister. And when they’re assigned to the same mission, their combustive relationship might jeopardize everything…