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 create...

Narrator: Wilson Bethel
Published: 07/28/2009
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The Silver Star

The Silver Star

by Jeannette Walls

From one of the bestselling memoirists of all time, a stunning and heartbreaking novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world—a triumph of imagination and storytelling. It is 1970. “Bean” Holladay is t...

Narrator: Jeannette Walls
Published: 06/11/2013
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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 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 dec...

Narrator: Neil Gaiman
Published: 06/18/2013
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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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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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In the Shadow of the Banyan

In the Shadow of the Banyan

by Vaddey Ratner

Told from the tender perspective of a young girl who comes of age amid the Cambodian killing fields, this searing first novel—based on the author’s personal story—has been hailed by Little Bee author Chris Cleave as “a masterpi...

Narrator: Greta Lee
Published: 08/07/2012
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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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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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The Sea of Tranquility

The Sea of Tranquility

by Katja Millay

These suggested questions for Sea of Tranquility  are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of t...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Published: 06/04/2013
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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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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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Cats Eye

Cat's Eye

by Margaret Atwood

From the #1New York Timesbestselling author ofThe 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, and compassionate,...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 07/19/2011
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The Bet

The Bet

by Rachel Van Dyken

Includes a special sneak peek of THE WAGER by Rachel Van Dyken! The #1 New York Times bestseller... "I have a proposition for you." Kacey should have run the minute those words left Seattle millionaire Jake Titus's mouth. It's been years since ...

The Bet
Narrator: Tanya Eby
Published: 08/26/2014
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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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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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The Coincidence of Callie  Kayden

The Coincidence of Callie & Kayde...

by Jessica Sorensen

From the bestselling author of The Secret of Ella and Micha comes a mesmerizing novel of fate, friendship, and the healing power of love . . . THE COINCIDENCE OF CALLIE & KAYDENFor Kayden, suffering in silence was the only way to survive. If he was lu...

Callie & Kayden
Narrator: Leslie Bellair
Published: 08/06/2013
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The Redemption of Callie  Kayden

The Redemption of Callie & Kayden...

by Jessica Sorensen

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Coincidence of Callie & Kayden comes an emotional new story about two troubled souls sharing one all-encompassing love . . . THE REDEMPTION OF CALLIE & KAYDENThe dark secret Kayden has kept hidden for ...

Callie & Kayden
Narrator: Leslie Bellair
Published: 02/11/2014
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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 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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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.Sue...

Narrator: Angele Masters
Published: 03/27/2012
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If You Leave

If You Leave

by Courtney Cole

"In If You Leave, we continue the wild ride Courtney Cole started us on in If You Stay. This raw story of heartbreak and hope solidifies Cole's standing as a rising star in hot contemporary romance." --- New York Times Bestselling author of Down to Yo...

Beautifully Broken
Narrator: Suehyla El Attar
Published: 07/08/2014
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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 triumph—a modern The Color PurpleSet in New York in the 80s and 90s, UPSTATE tells the story of two young lovers, Antonio and Na...

Narrator: Chadwick Boseman
Published: 01/01/2005
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Whistling in the Dark

Whistling in the Dark

by Lesley Kagen

Sally OMalley made a promise to her daddy before he died. She swore shed look after her sister, Troo. Keep her safe. But like her Granny always said, actions speak louder than words. And Sally would have to agree with her. Because during the summer of...

The Whistling in the Dark Series #1
Narrator: Lesley Kagen
Published: 12/09/2011
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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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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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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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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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If You Stay

If You Stay

by Courtney Cole

For fans of Jessica Sorensen, J.A. Redmerski, and Abbi Glines...Twenty-four-year-old Pax Tate is an asshole. Seriously. He's a tattooed, rock-hard bad boy with a tough attitude to match. His mother died when Pax was seven, leaving a hole in his heart ...

Beautifully Broken
Narrator: Loretta Rawlins
Published: 04/08/2014
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Nova and Quinton No Regrets

Nova and Quinton: No Regrets

by Jessica Sorensen

From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Saving Quinton comes a story about giving in to love-body and soul . . .Today is the first day of Quinton Carter's new life. The toxic guilt of his past left him in pieces-but one girl unexpectedly put...

Narrator: Stephanie Willis
Published: 04/15/2014
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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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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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The Destiny of Violet  Luke

The Destiny of Violet & Luke

by Jessica Sorensen

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Ever After of Ella and Micha comes a story of scars, courage, and new possibilities . . . Luke Price's life has always been about order, control, and acting tough on the outside. For Luke, meaningle...

Callie & Kayden
Narrator: Douglas Berger
Published: 07/01/2014
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Before We Fall

Before We Fall

by Courtney Cole

In the bestselling tradition of J.A. Redmerski and Jessica Sorensen come the next novel in Courtney Cole's New York Times bestselling Beautifully Broken Series...Sometimes before we fall . . . we fly.One dark moment was all it took to turn twenty-four...

Beautifully Broken
Narrator: Shannon Gunn
Published: 11/04/2014
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Elite

Elite

by Rachel Van Dyken

For Tracey Rooks, life with her grandparents on a Wyoming farm has always been simple. But after her grandmother's death, Tracey is all her grandfather has. So when Eagle Elite University announces its annual scholarship lottery, Tracey jumps at the o...

Eagle Elite
Narrator: Sarah Franco
Published: 10/14/2014
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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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Sideswiped

Sideswiped

by Lia Riley

One of those books I wish I could read for the first time again . . . It's beautiful, heart-wrenching, and something that everyone needs to read for themselves." -BooksbyMigs.com on Upside Down It was only meant to last the summer . . . Talia Stolfi ...

Off the Map #2
Narrator: Brittany Uomoleale...
Published: 06/30/2015
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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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Jane Two

Jane Two

by Sean Patrick Flanery

A coming of age debut audiobook from accomplished actor, director, and writer Sean Patrick Flanery explores that powerful first taste of love that sets the bar for something that we'll chase, usually unsuccessfully, for the rest of our lives. A young...

Narrator: Author
Published: 04/05/2016
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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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Allie and Bea

Allie and Bea

by Catherine Ryan Hyde

An Amazon Charts bestseller.Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Paci...

Narrator: Lauren Ezzo
Published: 05/23/2017
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From Rockaway

From Rockaway

by Jill Eisenstadt

Timmy and Chowderhead and Peg are lifeguards. They spend summers sitting in those tall chairs, smoking dope and staring at the waves, swatting insects, tormenting seagulls. Winters they work shit jobs like unloading trucks at Mickey's Deli. At night,...

Narrator: Kasey Lee Huizinga...
Published: 04/11/2017
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The Readymade Thief

The Readymade Thief

by Augustus Rose

“The most must-read of all must-reads.” —Marie Claire“A kickass debut from start to finish.” —Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground RailroadLee Cuddy is seventeen years old and on the run. ...

Narrator: Emily Rankin
Published: 08/01/2017
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Light from a Distant Star

Light from a Distant Star

by Mary McGarry Morris

A gripping comingofage novel with a murder at its heart and a heroine as unforgettable as Harper Lees Scout Light from a Distant Star is the moving and powerful story of innocence and betrayal told in the endearingly wise voice of thirteenyearold Nel...

Narrator: Amy Rubinate
Published: 09/13/2011
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Oleander Girl

Oleander Girl

by Chitra Banerjee Divaka...

From the bestselling author of The Mistress of Spices, a sweeping, suspenseful, atmospheric coming-of-age novel about a young woman who leaves India for America on a search that will transform her life.Beloved by critics and readers, Chitra Banerjee D...

Narrator: Sneha Mathan
Published: 03/19/2013
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On Chesil Beach

On Chesil Beach

by Ian McEwan

BONUS FEATURE: Exclusive interview with the author!A novel of remarkable depth and poignancy from one of the most acclaimed writers of our time It is July 1962. Florence is a talented musician who dreams of a career on the concert stage and of the p...

Narrator: Ian McEwan
Published: 06/05/2007
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