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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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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 masterpiec...

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 on...

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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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 fic...

Narrator: David Pittu
Published: 10/22/2013
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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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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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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American ReadHarper 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 hatredOne of the most cher...

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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Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng

A Reese Witherspoon Book Club PickThe runaway New 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 & Nob...

Narrator: Jennifer Lim
Published: 09/12/2017
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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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Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing

by Delia Owens

#1 New York Times BestsellerA Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review"Perfect for fans...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 08/14/2018
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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 (Opin...

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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Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo

by George Saunders

***WINNER OF THE 2018 AUDIE AWARD FOR AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR***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 supp...

Narrator: George Saunders
Published: 02/14/2017
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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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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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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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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 S...

Narrator: Christopher Evan W...
Published: 05/13/2008
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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 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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House Rules

House Rules

by Jodi Picoult

The astonishing novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult about a young boy with autism falsely accused of murder. When your son can’t look you in the eye...does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asp...

Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 12/05/2017
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My Name Is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy Barton

by Elizabeth Strout

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in this extraordinary novel by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys.NA...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 01/05/2016
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The Death of Mrs Westaway

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

by Ruth Ware

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated fourth novel.On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing ...

Narrator: Imogen Church
Published: 05/29/2018
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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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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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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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Lethal White

Lethal White

by Robert Galbraith

#1 New York Times BestsellerLethal White is the fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series from the international bestselling author Robert Galbraith."I seen a kid killed...He strangled it, up by the horse."When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to p...

A Cormoran Strike Novel
Narrator: Robert Glenister
Published: 09/18/2018
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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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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 frien...

Narrator: Jenna Lamia, Cassa...
Published: 02/10/2009
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Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach

by Jennifer Egan

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NEW YORK’S “ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK” PICK The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad. Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excelle...

Narrator: Norbert Leo Butz
Published: 10/03/2017
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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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An American Marriage

An American Marriage

by Tayari Jones

In An American Marriage, the author of Silver Sparrow returns with a stunning novel about race, loyalty, and love that endures.

Narrator: Sean Crisden
Published: 02/06/2018
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Handle with Care

Handle with Care

by Jodi Picoult

When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta, her parents are devastated—she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows, a lifetime of pain. In this provocative story from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, “Picoul...

Narrator: Cassandra Morris
Published: 12/13/2016
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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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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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Us Against You

Us Against You

by Fredrik Backman

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove, hailed as “a writer of astonishing depth [with] the remarkable ability to make you understand the feelings of each of a dozen different characters” (The Washin...

Narrator: Marin Ireland
Published: 06/05/2018
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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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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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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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Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders

by Geraldine Brooks

An unforgettable tale of a brave young woman during the plague in 17th century England from the author The Secret Chord and of March, winner of the Pulitzer Prize.  When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated vil...

Narrator: Geraldine Brooks
Published: 08/05/2010
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Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five

by Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes 'unstuck in time' after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. In a plot-scrambling display of virtuosity, we follow Pilgrim simul...

Narrator: Ethan Hawke
Published: 11/11/2003
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Invisible Man

Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timeRalph Elllison's Invisible Man is a monumental novel, one that can well be called an epic of modern American Negro life. It is a strange story, in which many extraordinary thin...

Narrator: Joe Morton
Published: 12/21/2010
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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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The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

An intoxicating debut novel of "one motherless daughter's discovery of...the strange and wonderful places we find love" —The Washington PostSue Monk Kidd's ravishing debut novel has stolen the hearts of reviewers and readers alike w...

Narrator: Jenna Lamia
Published: 01/28/2003
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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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The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standard in college literature classes across thenation, and a book that appears in translation across the globe, The BeanTrees is not only a literary masterpiece but a...

Narrator: C. J. Critt
Published: 05/19/2009
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BrittMarie Was Here

Britt-Marie Was Here

by Fredrik Backman

From the bestselling author of the “charming debut” (People) A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, a heartwarming and hilarious story of a reluctant outsider who transforms a tiny village and a woman w...

Narrator: Joan Walker
Published: 05/03/2016
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