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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture.   The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.   “Nothing is more addicting than...

Narrator: Clare Corbett
Published: 01/13/2015
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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as bo...

Narrator: Zach Appelman
Published: 05/06/2014
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The Alchemist

The Alchemist

by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired.Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece...

Narrator: Jeremy Irons
Published: 10/04/2005
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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

by Anne Tyler

Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon. . .” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of t...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 02/10/2015
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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant

by Kazuo Ishiguro

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a luminous meditation on the act of forgetting and the power of memory. In post-Arthurian Britain, the wars that once rag...

Narrator: David Horovitch
Published: 03/03/2015
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Funny Girl

Funny Girl

by Nick Hornby

A brilliant novel from the bestselling author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down.Set in 1960's London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she naviga...

Narrator: Emma Fielding
Published: 02/03/2015
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Still Alice

Still Alice

by Lisa Genova

An extraordinary debut novel about an accomplished woman who slowly loses her thoughts and memories to a harrowing disease -- only to discover that each day brings a new way of living and loving Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so har...

Narrator: Lisa Genova
Published: 01/06/2009
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The Best of Me

The Best of Me

by Nicholas Sparks

"Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once, too, back when she was eighteen."In the spring of 1984, high school students Amanda Collier and Dawson Cole fell deeply, irrevocably in love. Though they were from ...

Narrator: Sean Pratt
Published: 10/11/2011
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The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch

by Donna Tartt

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE"The Goldfinch is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fict...

Narrator: David Pittu
Published: 10/22/2013
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We Are Not Ourselves

We Are Not Ourselves

by Matthew Thomas

Destined to be a classic, this “powerfully moving” (Chad Harbach, The Art of Fielding), multigenerational debut novel of an Irish-American family is nothing short of a “masterwork.” (Joshua Ferris, Then We Came to the End).Born...

Narrator: Mare Winningham
Published: 08/19/2014
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Adultery

Adultery

by Paulo Coelho

I want to change. I need to change. I'm gradually losing touch with myself.Adultery, the provocative new novel by Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, explores the question of what it means to live life fully and happ...

Narrator: Margaret Jull Cost...
Published: 08/19/2014
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His ...

by Haruki Murakami

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited new novel—a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan—from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki ...

Narrator: Philip Gabriel
Published: 08/12/2014
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The Girls of August

The Girls of August

by Anne Rivers Siddons

Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. ...

Narrator: Kate Reading
Published: 07/08/2014
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Walking on Water

Walking on Water

by Richard Paul Evans

In the fifth book in the New York Times bestselling Walk Series, Alan Christensen finally reaches his destination.A year earlier, Seattle advertising executive Alan Christoffersen lost everything he held dear—his beloved wife was killed in a ter...

Narrator: Richard Paul Evans...
Published: 05/06/2014
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The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10

by Ruth Ware

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK, DARK WOOD Featured in TheSkimm An Entertainment Weekly “Summer Must List” Pick A New York Post “Summer Must-Read” Pick Included in Summer Book G...

Narrator: Imogen Church
Published: 07/19/2016
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Under the Wide and Starry Sky

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

by Nancy Horan

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCHFrom Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-antici...

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Published: 01/21/2014
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Safe Haven

Safe Haven

by Nicholas Sparks

When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small North Carolina town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet self-effacing, Katie seems determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of e...

Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Published: 09/14/2010
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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred, available now for the first time as a digital audiobook.One of the best-loved stories...

Narrator: Sissy Spacek
Published: 07/08/2014
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A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman

Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him 'the bitter neighbor from hell.' B...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 07/29/2014
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Into the Water

Into the Water

by Paula Hawkins

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense. A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town...

Narrator: Laura Aikman
Published: 05/02/2017
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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

The runawayNew York Times bestseller!Named a Best Book of the Year by:People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads,Book...

Narrator: Jennifer Lim
Published: 09/12/2017
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Go Set a Watchman

Go Set a Watchman

by Harper Lee

Performed by Reese Witherspoon#1 New York Times Bestseller“Go Set a Watchman is such an important book, perhaps the most important novel on race to come out of the white South in decades…   — New York Times (Opini...

Narrator: Reese Witherspoon
Published: 07/14/2015
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The Underground Railroad Oprahs Book Club

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's...

by Colson Whitehead

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora ...

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Published: 08/02/2016
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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

Celebrating its 75th anniversary, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men remains one of America's most widely read and beloved novels. Here is Steinbeck’s dramatic adaptation of his novel-as-play, which received the New York Drama Critics’...

Narrator: Gary Sinise
Published: 04/13/2011
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Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo

by George Saunders

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and inventedFeb...

Narrator: George Saunders
Published: 02/14/2017
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Lying Game

Lying Game

by Ruth Ware

From the New York Times bestselling author of the “pulse-quickening” (Good Housekeeping, UK) In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated third novel, featuring her signature “verve and en...

Narrator: Imogen Church
Published: 07/25/2017
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My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You Shes Sorry

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell Y...

by Fredrik Backman

From the author of the internationally bestselling A Man Called Ove, a charming, warmhearted novel about a young girl whose grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending her on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmoth...

Narrator: Joan Walker
Published: 06/16/2015
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A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

by Khaled Hosseini

AFTER MORE THAN TWO YEARS ON THE BESTSELLER LISTS, KHALED HOSSEINI RETURNS WITH A BEAUTIFUL, RIVETING, AND HAUNTING NOVEL OF ENORMOUS CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghani...

Narrator: Atossa Leoni
Published: 05/22/2007
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The Rules of Magic

The Rules of Magic

by Alice Hoffman

From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic.Find your magic. For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundred...

Narrator: Marin Ireland
Published: 10/10/2017
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The Art of Racing in the Rain

The Art of Racing in the Rain

by Garth Stein

Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Sw...

Narrator: Christopher Evan W...
Published: 05/13/2008
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Middlesex

Middlesex

by Jeffrey Eugenides

In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school, Grosse Pointe, MI, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry-blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them - along with Cal...

Narrator: Kristoffer Tabori
Published: 03/01/2003
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My Name Is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy Barton

by Elizabeth Strout

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in this extraordinary novel by the Pulitzer Prize–winni...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 01/05/2016
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Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants

by Sara Gruen

Beautifully written, with a luminous sense of time and place, Water for Elephants tells of love in a world in which love's a luxury few can afford.

Narrator: David Ledoux
Published: 05/22/2006
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Beartown

Beartown

by Fredrik Backman

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true.People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep i...

Narrator: Marin Ireland
Published: 04/25/2017
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My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend

by Elena Ferrante

A modern masterpiece from one of Italys most acclaimed authors, My Brilliant Friend is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila, who represent the story of a nation and the nature of friendship. The story begins i...

The Neapolitan Novels #1
Narrator: Hillary Huber
Published: 04/07/2015
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Night Prey

Night Prey

by John Sandford

John Sandford's bestselling Lucas Davenport series continues with the fast-paced, compelling thriller, Night Prey. A series of deaths leads to the possibility of a brutal serial killer of unusual skill and savagery. And if Lucas is right, the killer i...

Narrator: Richard Ferrone,Ja...
Published: 03/08/2011
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The Japanese Lover

The Japanese Lover

by Isabel Allende

From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War.In 19...

Narrator: Joanna Gleason
Published: 11/03/2015
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The Marriage of Opposites

The Marriage of Opposites

by Alice Hoffman

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Fa...

Narrator: Gloria Reuben
Published: 08/04/2015
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The Help

The Help

by Kathryn Stockett

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award–winning film. Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who's always taken orders quietly, but lately she's unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minn...

Narrator: Jenna Lamia, Cassa...
Published: 02/10/2009
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The German Girl

The German Girl

by Armando Lucas Correa

A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel, perfect for fans of The Nightingale, Schindler’s List, and All the Light We Cannot See, about twelve-year-old Hannah Rosenthal’s harrowing experience fleeing Nazi-occupied Germany with her family...

Narrator: Joy Osmanski
Published: 10/18/2016
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The Revenant

The Revenant

by Michael Punke

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA thrilling tale of betrayal and revenge set against the nineteenth-century American frontier, the astonishing story of real-life trapper and frontiersman Hugh GlassThe year is 1823, and the trappe...

Narrator: Holter Graham
Published: 01/06/2015
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Nineteen Minutes

Nineteen Minutes

by Jodi Picoult

The bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and The Tenth Circle, Jodi Picoult pens her most riveting book yet, with a startling and poignant story about the devastating aftermath of a small-town tragedy.Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire to...

Narrator: Carol Monda
Published: 03/29/2016
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Bitterroot

Bitterroot

by James Lee Burke

Set in the rugged Bitterroot valley of Montana -- home to celebrities seeking to escape the pressures of public life and xenophobes dedicated to establishing a bulkhed of patriotic paranoia -- Bitterroot features Blly Bob Holland, former Texas Ranger ...

Narrator: Tom Stechschulte,W...
Published: 07/17/2012
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The Mermaid of Brooklyn

The Mermaid of Brooklyn

by Amy Shearn

In this beautifully written novel that blends the whimsy ofThe Time Travelers Wifewith an indelible portrait of motherhood, a young woman strives to pick up the pieces after her husband mysteriously leavesand she finds strength from the unlikeliest of...

Narrator: Hillary Huber
Published: 04/02/2013
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Station Eleven

Station Eleven

by Emily St. John Mandel

2014 National Book Award FinalistA New York Times BestsellerAn audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomad...

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Published: 09/09/2014
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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

by F Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's portrait of the Jazz Age in all its decadence and excess, is, as editor Maxwell Perkins praised it in 1924, "a wonder." It remains one of the most widely read, translated, admired, imitated and studied twentieth...

Narrator: Tim Robbins
Published: 12/14/2004
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Shes Come Undone

She's Come Undone

by Wally Lamb

Reading Group Discussion Points How does Dolores' life parallel her mother's and how does she ultimately triumph and move beyond her tie to her mother's failures? Discuss the significance of water in the novel—as a symbol of both Dolores' brea...

Narrator: Linda Stephens,Kat...
Published: 03/15/2011
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Little Bee

Little Bee

by Chris Cleave

From the author of the international bestseller Incendiary comes a haunting novel about the tenuous friendship that blooms between two disparate strangers-one an illegal Nigerian refugee, the other a recent widow from suburban London.

Narrator: Anne Flosnik
Published: 04/28/2009
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Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies

by Lauren Groff

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NPR MORNING EDITION BOOK CLUB PICKNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, TIME, THE SEATTLE TIMES, MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE, SLATE, LIBRARY JOURNAL, KIRKUS, ...

Narrator: Will Damron
Published: 09/15/2015
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Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You

by Celeste Ng

A haunting debut novel about a mixed-race family living in 1970s Ohio and the tragedy that will either be their undoing or their salvation Lydia is dead. But they dont know this yet So begins the story in this exquisite debut novel about a Chinese ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 06/26/2014
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