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The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl With All the Gifts

by M. R. Carey

The USA Today bestsellerMelanie is a very special girl. Dr Caldwell calls her "our little genius." Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his p...

Narrator: Finty Williams
Published: 06/10/2014
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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

by G. Michael Hopf

Surviving the attack proved to be more than they could have imagined… Months after a super-EMP attack devastated the United States, the country is now unrecognizable. Major cities are run by gangs, survivors are dying of starvation and the ...

The New World Series
Narrator: Keith Szarabjka
Published: 05/27/2014
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The Line of Departure

The Line of Departure

by G. Michael Hopf

A gripping new novel from one of the best-known names in survivalist fiction.Former Marine-turned-author, G. Michael Hopf grabs readers from page one with his breathtaking blend of action, adventure, and political intrigue. The End—the first boo...

The New World Series
Narrator: Keith Szarabajka
Published: 05/26/2015
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Fuse

Fuse

by Julianna Baggott

Book 2 of the Pure TrilogyWe want our son returned. This girl is proof that we can save you all. If you ignore our plea, we will kill our hostages one at a time.To be a Pure is to be perfect, untouched by Detonations that scarred the earth, and shelte...

The Pure Trilogy
Narrator: Khristine Hvam
Published: 02/19/2013
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California

California

by Edan Lepucki

"Stunning and brilliant....A wholly original take on the post-apocalypse genre." ---Dan Chaon, author Await Your ReplyThe world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they've left the crumbling city of Los Angeles far behind them. They now live ...

Narrator: Emma Galvin
Published: 07/08/2014
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The Book of Joan

The Book of Joan

by Lidia Yuknavitch

The bestselling author of The Small Backs of Children offer a vision of our near-extinction and a heroine—a reimagined Joan of Arc—poised to save a world ravaged by war, violence, and greed, and forever change history, in this provocative ...

Narrator: Xe Sands
Published: 04/18/2017
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The Registry

The Registry

by Shannon Stoker

Welcome to a safe and secure new world, where beauty is bought and sold, and freedom is the ultimate crimeThe Registry saved the country from collapse, but stability has come at a price. In this patriotic new America, girls are raised to be brides, so...

Narrator: Kate Reinders
Published: 07/16/2013
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Lighthouse Island

Lighthouse Island

by Paulette Jiles

Paulette Jiles's novels have been called "beautiful," "unforgettable," "impeccable," "pitch perfect," "life-affirming," "deeply relevant," "Homeresque," "remarkably engaging," "gl...

Narrator: Kevin T. Collins
Published: 10/08/2013
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The Sound of His Horn

The Sound of His Horn

by Sarban

A horrifying masterpiece of science fiction The Sound of His Horn is a classic novel of the uncanny. Alan Querdilion becomes a prisoner of war during World War II and then awakes, only to find himself in an alternative future in which the Nazis have ...

Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Published: 06/03/2014
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The Messiah of Morris Avenue

The Messiah of Morris Avenue

by Tony Hendra

Tony Hendra's Father Joe became a new classic of faith and spirituality- even for those not usually so inclined. Now he's back with a novel set in a very reverent future where Church and State always walk hand-in-hand. Fade in as Johnny Greco- a falle...

Narrator: John Bedford Lloyd...
Published: 04/04/2006
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Z 2136

Z 2136

by David Wright

Several months after Jonah’s death, Adam Lovecraft is once again following in his father’s footsteps, this time as a contestant in the infamous Darwin Games. In The State’s latest iteration of The Games, the odds of survival are slim...

Z 2134 #3
Narrator: Dan John Miller
Published: 09/02/2014
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The Queue

The Queue

by Basma Abdel Aziz

"The Queue ... has drawn comparisons to Western classics like George Orwell’s 1984 and The Trial by Franz Kafka. It represents a new wave of dystopian and surrealist fiction from Middle Eastern writers who are grappling ...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 07/12/2016
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Life

Life

by Rebecca Belliston

Her home. Her parents. Her freedom. Gone. His dreams. His sister. Himself. Lost. Two people. One future. The economy crashed, the country is floundering, and Carrie Ashworth struggles to keep her siblings alive. She has two jobs in her newly-formed, ...

The Citizens of Logan Pond Series #1
Narrator: Rebecca Roberts
Published: 08/16/2016
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After James

After James

by Michael Helm

For fans of Joshua Cohen and Ben Lerner, After James captures the dystopian strangeness of our current world. A neuroscientist walks out of her life and isolates herself in the woods, intending to blow the whistle on a pharmaceutical company and its ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 09/13/2016
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The Chimes

The Chimes

by Anna Smaill

After the end of a brutal civil war, London is divided, with slums standing next to a walled city of elites. Monk-like masters are selected for special schooling and shut away for decades, learning to write beautiful compositions for the chimes, playe...

Narrator: Luke Kempner
Published: 07/05/2016
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Travelers Rest

Travelers Rest

by Keith Lee Morris

A chilling fable about a family marooned in a snowbound town whose grievous history intrudes on the dreamlike present.The Addisons-Julia and Tonio, ten-year-old Dewey, and derelict Uncle Robbie-are driving home, cross-country, after collecting Robbie ...

Narrator: Peter Berkrot
Published: 01/05/2016
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Weight of the Heart

Weight of the Heart

by Rosa Montero

Part human and part robot, private investigator Bruna Husky has been hired to locate a stolen diamond. But as Bruna’s leads start to drop dead, her case becomes about much more than a stolen gem—and much more dangerous. Traversing the gala...

Bruna Husky #2
Narrator: Mary Robinette Kow...
Published: 06/07/2016
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Marrow Island

Marrow Island

by Alexis M. Smith

What would you give to save the thing you love the most?It has been twenty years since Lucie Bowen left the islands. Twenty years ago, the May Day Quake set loose catastrophic waves along the west coast, from Alaska to California, shattering thousands...

Narrator: Emily Rankin
Published: 06/07/2016
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The Weaver

The Weaver

by Emmi Itäranta

The author of the critically acclaimed Memory of Water returns with this literary ecological tale in the vein of Ursula K. Le Guin and Sheri S. Tepper, in which an innocent young woman becomes entangled in a web of ancient secrets and deadly lies that...

Narrator: Aysha Kala
Published: 11/01/2016
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Liberty

Liberty

by Rebecca Belliston

Chicago is burning. A rebellion rises, but thats the least of Carries concerns. Patrolman Simmons is assigned new partners who threaten the security and secrecy of Carries clan. Tensions are high, lines are drawn, and Carrie feels a wedge growing betw...

The Citizens of Logan Pond Series #2
Narrator: Rebecca Roberts
Published: 10/25/2016
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The Pursuit

The Pursuit

by Rebecca Belliston

Let the chase begin Six years ago, with the financial collapse of her country and the death of her parents, Carrie Ashworth swore to protect her siblings. She has fought to build a life for them in her illegal clan. Now home and recovering from a go...

The Citizens of Logan Pond Series #3
Narrator: Rebecca Roberts
Published: 01/17/2017
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War of Rain

War of Rain

by H. W. Vivian

Fifteen year-old Miri lives in a desert village called Boreala, which competes with the city of Stratos for Rain – the equivalent of Holy Water. During a confrontation while gathering Rain, Miri accidentally kills a citizen of Stratos, and unint...

Narrator: Natalie Van Sistin...
Published: 05/03/2017
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Out in the Open

Out in the Open

by Jesús Carrasco

"A harrowing, humane, and very beautiful book.” —Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You A searing dystopian vision of a young boy's flight through an unnamed, savaged country, searching for sanctuary and redemption—...

Narrator: W. Morgan Sheppard...
Published: 07/04/2017
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The Dying Game

The Dying Game

by Asa Avdic

A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state—for fans of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Dave Eggers’ The Circle, and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games  Do you live to play? Or play to l...

Narrator: Steve West
Published: 08/01/2017
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The Tale of Nottingswood

The Tale of Nottingswood

by J.R. Young

Somewhere between the twisted worlds of Tim Burton and the bouncing meters of Dr. Seuss, you'll find the upside-down town of Nottingswood. Having cast out the majestic Guardian who was once their protector, Nottingswood built the Great Wall to block...

Narrator: J.R. Young
Published: 05/12/2017
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Lord of the World

Lord of the World

by Robert Hugh Benson

Secular humanism has triumphed. Everything the late Victorians and Edwardians believed would bring human happiness has been achieved: technology has made it so no one needs to work for a living, the social sciences ensure a smooth-running social order...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 09/05/2017
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The End We Start From

The End We Start From

by Megan Hunter

As London is submerged below flood waters, a woman gives birth to her first child, Z. Days later, she and her baby are forced to leave their home in search of safety. They head north through a newly dangerous country seeking refuge from place to place...

Narrator: Louise Brealey
Published: 11/07/2017
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All the Pretty Little Horses

All the Pretty Little Horses

by Mira Grant

A Newsflesh novella from the New York Times bestselling author that brought you Feed, Mira Grant.Stacy and Michael Mason are among the most famous heroes of the zombie apocalypse. Stacy, however, has fallen into a deep depression after having to shoot...

Narrator: John Glouchevitch
Published: 10/03/2017
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Why You Were Taken

Why You Were Taken

by JT Lawrence

In tomorrow’s world prowls a creative and ruthlessly efficient assassin who won’t stop until Kirsten is killed. A troubled woman approaches Kirsten with a warning and a key and is later found dead. Was the woman just another victim of the...

Narrator: Roshina Ratnam
Published: 05/01/2017
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