Coming Of Age

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Labor Day

Labor Day

by Joyce Maynard

“Joyce Maynard is in top-notch form with Labor Day. Simply a novel you cannot miss.”—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Keeping Faith“Maynard has creat...

Narrator: Wilson Bethel
Published: 07/28/2009
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The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones

by Alice Sebold

Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. THE LOVELY BONES is such a book -- a #1 bestseller celebrated at once for its artistry, for its luminous clarity of emotion,...

Narrator: Alice Sebold
Published: 08/01/2007
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One Tiny Lie

One Tiny Lie

by K.A. Tucker

Livie is the stable one of the two Cleary sisters, handling her parents' tragic death and Kacey's self-destructive phase with strength and maturity. But underneath that exterior is a little girl hanging onto the last words her father ever spoke t...

Narrator: Elizabeth Louise
Published: 06/11/2013
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Ten Tiny Breaths

Ten Tiny Breaths

by K.A. Tucker

K.A. Tucker writes captivating stories with an edge. She is the bestselling author of the Ten Tiny Breaths and Burying Water series and the novels He Will Be My Ruin, Until It Fades, and Keep Her Safe. She currently resides in a quaint town outside To...

Ten Tiny Breaths #1
Narrator: Elizabeth Louise
Published: 05/14/2013
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The Girls

The Girls

by Emma Cline

THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Ent...

Narrator: Cady McClain
Published: 06/14/2016
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog i...

by Mark Haddon

Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color y...

Narrator: Jeff Woodman
Published: 06/27/2003
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

by Neil Gaiman

Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. He is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock. He hasn't thought of Lettie in de...

Narrator: Neil Gaiman
Published: 06/18/2013
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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros

In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel...

Narrator: Sandra Cisneros
Published: 08/30/2005
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Four Seconds to Lose

Four Seconds to Lose

by K.A. Tucker

Owning a strip club isn’t the real-life fantasy most guys expect it to be. With long hours, a staff with enough issues to keep a psych ward in business, and the police checking up on him regularly, twenty-nine year old Cain is starting to second...

Narrator: Elizabeth Louise
Published: 11/05/2013
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Christmas with Tucker

Christmas with Tucker

by Greg Kincaid

In this heartwarming novel, Greg Kincaid, the bestselling author of A Dog Named Christmas, revisits the early life of one of that books protagonists and brings us a holiday tale of redemption, hope, and forgiveness. Its 1962, and as Christmas approac...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 11/02/2010
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Own the Wind

Own the Wind

by Kristen Ashley

Meet the intense and sexy bad boy bikers of the Chaos Motorcycle Club in Tabby and Shy's story from Kristen Ashley's New York Times bestselling series. Too hot to handle . . . Tabitha Allen grew up in the thick of Chaos-the Chaos Motorcycle Club, tha...

Chaos
Narrator: Angela Starling
Published: 06/25/2013
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The Hearts Invisible Furies

The Heart's Invisible Furies

by John Boyne

Named Book of the MonthClub's Book of the Year, 2017Selected one of New York Times Readers’ Favorite Books of 2017From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, a sweeping, heartfelt saga about the course o...

Narrator: Stephen Hogan
Published: 08/22/2017
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In the Unlikely Event

In the Unlikely Event

by Judy Blume

In her highly anticipated new novel, Judy Blume, the New York Times # 1 best-selling author of Summer Sisters and of young adult classics such as Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, creates a richly textured and m...

Narrator: Kathleen McInerney...
Published: 06/02/2015
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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

by Hank Green

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green--cocreator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow--spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she...

Narrator: Kristen Sieh
Published: 09/25/2018
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The Map of Salt and Stars

The Map of Salt and Stars

by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhad...

This rich, moving, and lyrical debut novel is to Syria what The Kite Runner was to Afghanistan; the story of two girls living eight hundred years apart—a modern-day Syrian refugee seeking safety and a medieval adventurer apprenticed to a legenda...

Narrator: Lara Sawalha
Published: 05/01/2018
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Durable Goods

Durable Goods

by Elizabeth Berg

“Radiant...startling and delicate.” —The Boston GlobeOn the hot Texas army base she calls home, Katie spends the lazy days of her summer waiting: waiting to grow up; waiting for Dickie Mack to fall in love with her; waiting for her b...

Narrator: Natalie Ross
Published: 01/07/2014
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Five Ways to Fall

Five Ways to Fall

by K.A. Tucker

Sometimes you can’t change—and sometimes you just don’t want to. Discover Ben’s side of the story in this fourth novel by the beloved, top-selling indie author praised for her “likeable characters, steamy liaisons, and su...

Narrator: Elizabeth Louise
Published: 06/24/2014
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The Leavers

The Leavers

by Lisa Ko

An emotionally harrowing debut novel that explores assimilation and loss, immigration and homeland, independence and connection.

Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller
Published: 05/02/2017
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The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

by Carson Mc Cullers

Carson McCullers was all of twenty-three when she published her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. She became an overnight literary sensation, and soon such authors as Tennessee Williams were calling her "the greatest prose writer that the So...

Narrator: Cherry Jones
Published: 07/06/2004
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Wishin and Hopin

Wishin' and Hopin'

by Wally Lamb

Wally Lamb, the beloved #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed, I Know This Much Is True, and She’s Come Undone, delivers a holiday treat with Wishin’ and Hopin’—an unforgettable novella that capture...

Narrator: Wally Lamb
Published: 11/10/2009
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The Uncertain Season

The Uncertain Season

by Ann Howard Creel

The Hurricane of 1900 devastated Galveston Island, but a storm of betrayal is still brewing.Nineteen-year-old Grace’s golden age is just beginning. She and her mother live a privileged life. Beautiful and talented, Grace is looking forward to a ...

Narrator: Brittany Pressley
Published: 08/22/2017
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The Incendiaries

The Incendiaries

by R. O. Kwon

Now a National Bestseller"Religion, politics, and love collide in this slim but powerful novel reminiscent of Donna Tartt's The Secret History, with menace and mystery lurking in every corner." --People Magazine"The most buzzed-about debut of the summ...

Narrator: Keong Sim
Published: 07/31/2018
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Cats Eye

Cat's Eye

by Margaret Atwood

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's TaleFrom the Booker Prize-winning author of The Blind Assassin comes a breathtaking novel about a woman grappling with the tangled knot of her life. Disturbing, hilarious, ...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 07/19/2011
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About Grace

About Grace

by Anthony Doerr

The first novel by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling debuts of recent times.David Winkler begins life in Anchorage, Alaska, a qu...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 07/07/2015
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The Center of Everything

The Center of Everything

by Laura Moriarty

A remarkable debut that has been called a hybrid of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and Myla Goldberg’s Bee Season, The Center of Everything is the fictional story of 10-year-old math prodigy Evelyn Bucknow. Living in Kansas with her si...

Narrator: Julie Dretzin
Published: 07/25/2003
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Wish Me Home

Wish Me Home

by Kay Bratt

In her first work of contemporary women’s fiction, bestselling author Kay Bratt draws on her own life experiences to create a raw, yet inescapably warm, novel about friendship and a wary heart’s unexpected capacity to love.A hungry, stray ...

Narrator: Kate Rudd
Published: 03/21/2017
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by Stephen Chbosky

Listen to the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Also a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wal...

Narrator: Noah Galvin
Published: 09/19/2017
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Edge of Dark Water

Edge of Dark Water

by Joe R. Lansdale

Mark Twain meets classic Stephen King--a bold new direction for widely acclaimed Edgar Award winner Joe R. Lansdale.May Lynn was once a pretty girl who dreamed of becoming a Hollywood star. Now she's dead, her body dredged up from the Sabine River.Su...

Narrator: Angele Masters
Published: 03/27/2012
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Bittersweet

Bittersweet

by Miranda Beverly-Whittem...

Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong.On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagmar is surprised to befriend her ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 05/13/2014
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About a Boy

About a Boy

by Nick Hornby

Now a major motion picture from Universal Pictures.Will Freeman may have discovered the key to dating success: If the simple fact that they were single mothers meant that gorgeous women—women who would not ordinarily look twice at Will—mig...

Narrator: David Case
Published: 10/28/2014
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The Story Sisters

The Story Sisters

by Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times Bestselling Author of The Third AngelAlice Hoffman’s previous novel, The Third Angel, was hailed as "an unforgettable portrait of the depth of true love" (USA Today), "stunning" (Jodi Picoult), and &qu...

Narrator: Nancy Travis
Published: 06/02/2009
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The Flight of Gemma Hardy

The Flight of Gemma Hardy

by Margot Livesey

Fate has not been kind to Gemma Hardy. Orphaned by the age of ten, neglected by a bitter and cruel aunt, sent to a boarding school where she was both servant and student, young Gemma seemed destined for a life of hardship and loneliness. Yet her brigh...

Narrator: Davina Porter
Published: 02/01/2012
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Left Drowning

Left Drowning

by Jessica Park

What does it take to rise from life’s depths, swim against the current, and breathe?Weighted down by the loss of her parents, Blythe McGuire struggles to keep her head above water as she trudges through her last year at Matthews College. Then a ...

Narrator: Arielle DeLisle
Published: 11/01/2013
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Out of Line

Out of Line

by Jen McLaughlin

***THIS IS A NEW ADULT BOOK AND IS INTENDED FOR READERS WHO ARE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OLD. ADULT CONTENT/LANGUAGE/SITUATIONS ARE INSIDE.*** *New York Times and USA Today Bestseller*Desperate to break free... I've spent my entire life under my father'...

Out of Line #1
Narrator: Aletha George
Published: 04/30/2014
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The Buried Book

The Buried Book

by D. M. Pulley

When Althea Leary abandons her nine-year-old son, Jasper, he’s left on his uncle’s farm with nothing but a change of clothes and a Bible.It’s 1952, and Jasper isn’t allowed to ask questions or make a fuss. He’s lucky to e...

Narrator: Luke Daniels
Published: 08/23/2016
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The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hel...

by Robert Dugoni

Wall Street Journal and New York Times bestselling author Robert Dugoni’s coming-of-age story is, according to Booklist, “a novel that, if it doesn’t cross entirely over into John Irving territory, certainly nestles in close to the b...

Narrator: Robert Dugoni
Published: 04/24/2018
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Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.” --San Francisco Chronicle“Simultaneously propulsive and poetic, reminiscent...

Narrator: Marisol Ramirez
Published: 07/31/2018
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Whiskey When Were Dry

Whiskey When We're Dry

by John Larison

"A thunderclap of originality, here is a fresh voice and fresh take on one of the oldest stories we tell about ourselves as Americans and Westerners. It's riveting in all the right ways -- a damn good read that stayed with me long after closing the co...

Narrator: Sophie Amoss
Published: 08/21/2018
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Long Division

Long Division

by Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating, and wise.

Narrator: Sean Crisden
Published: 12/23/2013
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The Highest Tide

The Highest Tide

by Jim Lynch

A spellbinding first novel about a young boy's fascination with the wonders of the seashore during a summer that will change his life.One moonlit night, thirteen-year-old Miles O'Malley slips out of his house, packs up his kayak and goes exploring on ...

Narrator: Fisher Stevens
Published: 09/08/2005
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Upstate

Upstate

by Kalisha Buckhanon

UPSTATE is an absolutely stunning, powerful coming of age novel filled with tragedy, struggle, love and triumpha€”a modern The Color PurpleSet in New York in the 80s and 90s, UPSTATE tells the story of two young lovers, Antonio and Natasha,...

Narrator: Chadwick Boseman
Published: 01/01/2005
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A Different Blue

A Different Blue

by Amy Harmon

New York Times bestselling author Amy Harmon presents a tale of hope and the power of unconditional love. Blue Echohawk doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know her real name or when she was born. Abandoned at two and raised by a drifter, she didn...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 03/18/2014
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Him

Him

by Carey Heywood

In this engrossing romance from Carey Heywood, sparks fly when Sarah reunites with Will, the man she has been unable to forget. Contains mature themes.

Him #1
Narrator: Lucy Rivers
Published: 02/20/2014
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Rush Oh

Rush Oh!

by Shirley Barrett

An impassioned, charming, and hilarious debut novel about a young woman's coming-of-age, during one of the harshest whaling seasons in the history of New South Wales. 1908: It's the year that proves to be life-changing for our teenage narrator, Mary...

Narrator: Merridy Eastman
Published: 03/22/2016
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Turtle Boy

Turtle Boy

by Kealan Patrick Burke

School is out and summer has begun. For eleven year old Timmy Quinn and his best friend Pete Marshall, the dreary town of Delaware Ohio becomes a place of magic, hidden treasure and discovery. But on the day they encounter a strange young boy sitting ...

Narrator: Patrick Lawlor
Published: 02/05/2013
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Her

Her

by Carey Heywood

Book 2 in the Him series. Listeners find out Will's side of the story in this sequel to the New York Times bestseller Him. Contains mature themes. You know her side of the story, now learn his. "It was useless. I felt branded beneath my skin ...

Him #2
Narrator: Christian Fox
Published: 02/27/2014
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Out of Time

Out of Time

by Jen McLaughlin

From Jen McLaughlin comes the second exciting installment of the Out of Line series. Carrie and Finn are finally together, but his military commitments threaten to tear them apart. Contains mature themes.

Out of Line #2
Narrator: Aletha George
Published: 05/06/2014
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Messed Up

Messed Up

by Rene Schweitzer

Antonio loses his job through no fault of his own. What’s worse: after a brutal confrontation with his boss, he even risks going to prison. Disillusioned, aimless, and full of hate, Anto wanders the streets of the German metropolis he calls home...

Narrator: Mikael Naramore
Published: 10/07/2014
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Dollbaby

Dollbaby

by Laura Lane McNeal

A big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets When Ibby Bell’s father dies unexpectedly in the summer of 1964, her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her ecce...

Narrator: January LaVoy
Published: 07/03/2014
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Making Faces

Making Faces

by Amy Harmon

New York Times bestselling author Amy Harmon presents her latest novel, the tale of one girl's love for a broken boy. Ambrose Young was beautiful. He was tall and muscular, with hair that touched his shoulders and eyes that burned right through you...

Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 03/19/2014
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