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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins

“The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . The Girl on the Train is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership too. . . . The Girl on the Train is full of...

Narrator: India Fisher
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 masterpiece...

Narrator: Jeremy Irons
Published: 10/04/2005
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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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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: Rachel Bavidge
Published: 05/02/2017
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The Stars Are Fire

The Stars Are Fire

by Anita Shreve

“Long before Liane Moriarty was spinning her “Big Little Lies,” Shreve was spicing up domestic doings in beachfront settings with terrible husbands and third-act twists. She still is, as effectively as ever, this time with a narrativ...

Narrator: Suzanne Elise Free...
Published: 04/18/2017
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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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Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo

by George Saunders

  XXI.   Mouth at the worm’s ear, Father said: We have loved each other well, dear Willie, but now, for reasons we cannot understand, that bond has been broken. But our bond can never be broken. As long as I live, you will always be w...

Narrator: Various Narrators
Published: 02/14/2017
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The Underground Railroad Oprahs Book Club

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's...

by Colson Whitehead

THE first time Caesar approached Cora about running north, she said no. This was her grandmother talking. Cora’s grandmother had never seen the ocean before that bright afternoon in the port of Ouidah and the water dazzled after her time in the...

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Published: 08/02/2016
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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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The North Water

The North Water

by Ian McGuire

"The North Water...is a great white shark of a book — swift, terrifying, relentless and unstoppable." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “Riveting and darkly brilliant….T...

Narrator: John Keating
Published: 05/17/2016
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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

by Anne Tyler

ANNE TYLER was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. This is her twentieth novel; her eleventh, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of A...

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

The Buried Giant

by Kazuo Ishiguro

KAZUO ISHIGURO was born in Nagasaki, Japan, in 1954 and moved to Britain at the age of 5. He is the author of 6 novels: A Pale View of Hills (1982, Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize), An Artist of the Floating World (1986, Whitbread Book of the Year Awar...

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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Here I Am

Here I Am

by Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new audiobook from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, “Abraham!†before ordering him to sacrifice his son...

Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Published: 09/06/2016
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Before the Fall

Before the Fall

by Noah Hawley

WINNER OF THE 2017 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the Emmy, PEN, Peabody, Critics' Choice, and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of the TV show Fargo comes the thriller of the year.On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten...

Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Published: 05/31/2016
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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 Beach House

The Beach House

by Jane Green

The bike crunches along the gravel path, weaving around the potholes that could present danger to someone who didn't know the road like the back of their hand.The woman on the bike raises her head and looks at the ski, sniffs, smiles to herself. ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 06/17/2008
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Everybodys Fool

Everybody's Fool

by Richard Russo

RICHARD RUSSO is the author of seven previous novels; two collections of stories; and Elsewhere, a memoir. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls, which like Nobody’s Fool was adapted to film, in a multiple-award-winning HB...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 05/03/2016
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Eligible

Eligible

by Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of My Dreams, American Wife, and Sisterland, which have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her nonfiction has been published widely, including in The New York Times, The ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 04/19/2016
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Millers Valley

Miller's Valley

by Anna Quindlen

A novel about family and the secrets that we keep—a young woman learning to love and leave home and realizing that, maybe, she never quite left. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Still Life with Bread Crumbs and Rise and Shine.Thi...

Narrator: Brittany Pressley
Published: 04/05/2016
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My Name Is Lucy Barton

My Name Is Lucy Barton

by Elizabeth Strout

“There is not a scintilla of sentimentality in this exquisite novel. Instead, in its careful words and vibrating silences, My Name Is Lucy Barton offers us a rare wealth of emotion, from darkest suffering to—‘I was so happy. Oh, I wa...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 01/05/2016
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The Revenant

The Revenant

by Michael Punke

AN UNFORGETTABLE NOVEL OF REVENGE, SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE, STARRING LEONARDO DICAPRIO The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Trapping beaver, they contend daily with the threat of ...

Narrator: Holter Graham
Published: 01/06/2015
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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His ...

by Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto in 1949 and now lives near Tokyo. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages, and the most recent of his many international honors is the Jerusalem Prize, whose previous recipients include J. M. Coetz...

Narrator: Bruce Locke
Published: 08/12/2014
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Adultery

Adultery

by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is the author of many international best sellers, including The Alchemist, The Pilgrimage, Eleven Minutes, Aleph, and Manuscript Found in Accra. Translated into 74 languages, his books have sold more than 140 mill...

Narrator: Susan Denaker
Published: 08/19/2014
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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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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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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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Avenue of Mysteries

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

John Irving returns to the themes that established him as one of our most admired and beloved authors in this absorbing novel of fate and memory.As we grow older—most of all, in what we remember and what we dream—we live in the past. Somet...

Narrator: Armando Duran
Published: 11/03/2015
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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: Julia Whelan
Published: 09/15/2015
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City on Fire

City on Fire

by Garth Risk Hallberg

GARTH RISK HALLBERG lives in New York with his wife and children. This is his first novel.From the Hardcover edition.

Narrator: Bronson Pinchot, V...
Published: 10/13/2015
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Purity

Purity

by Jonathan Franzen

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom. Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt, that she's squatting with anarchists in Oak...

Narrator: Jenna Lamia
Published: 09/01/2015
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Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun

by Paula McLain

Before Kenya was Kenya, when it was millions of years old and yet still somehow new, the name belonged only to our most magnificent mountain. You could see it from our farm in Njoro, in the British East African Protectorate—hard edged at the far...

Narrator: Katharine McEwan
Published: 07/28/2015
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Radiant Angel

Radiant Angel

by Nelson DeMille

"A soft breeze fluttered the white, blue, and red Russian flag in front of the U.N. mission. I remember when the Soviet hammer and sickle flew there. I kind of miss the Cold War. But I think it's back."RADIANT ANGELAfter a showdown with the notorious ...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 05/26/2015
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God Help the Child

God Help the Child

by Toni Morrison

Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. At the center: a young woman w...

Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 04/21/2015
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A God in Ruins

A God in Ruins

by Kate Atkinson

One of the Best Books of 2015--TIME, NPR, Washington Post, The Seattle Times, Kirkus, Bookpage, Hudson Booksellers, AARPThe stunning companion to Kate Atkinson's #1 bestseller Life After Life, "one of the best novels I've read this century" (Gillian F...

Narrator: Alex Jennings
Published: 05/05/2015
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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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Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon

by Toni Morrison

“A rich, full novel. . . . It lifts us up [and] impresses itself upon us like a love affair.” —The New York Times Book Review“Exuberant. . . . An artistic vision that encompasses both a private and national heritage.” ...

Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 05/26/2009
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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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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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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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Shes Come Undone

She's Come Undone

by Wally Lamb

In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wound...

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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In One Person

In One Person

by John Irving

His most political novel since The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving’s In One Person is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of the solitariness of a bisexual man who is dedicated to making himself “wor...

Narrator: John Benjamin Hick...
Published: 05/08/2012
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Did You Ever Have A Family

Did You Ever Have A Family

by Bill Clegg

The stunning debut novel from bestselling author Bill Clegg is a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy.On the eve of her daughter’s wedding, June ...

Narrator: Bill Clegg
Published: 09/01/2015
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The Magicians

The Magicians

by Lev Grossman

The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on Syfy The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea. . . . Hogwarts was never like this. -Geo...

Magicians Trilogy
Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 08/11/2009
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And the Mountains Echoed

And the Mountains Echoed

by Khaled Hosseini

An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of ...

Narrator: Shohreh Aghdashloo...
Published: 05/21/2013
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Absaloms Daughters

Absaloms Daughters

by Suzanne Feldman

Two half sisters, one black and one white, embark on a risky road trip through the Jim Crow South of the 1950s in this spellbinding story of identity and race. Self-educated and brown skinned, Cassie works full time in her grandmothers laundry in rur...

Narrator: Lisa Rene Pitts
Published: 07/05/2016
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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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The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees

by Sue Monk Kidd

The queen, for her part, is the unifying force of the community; if she is removed from the hive, the workers very quickly sense her absence. After a few hours, or even less, they show unmistakable signs of queenlessness --Man and Insects Chapter O...

Narrator: Jenna Lamia
Published: 01/28/2003
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Sophies World

Sophie's World

by Jostein Gaarder

One day fourteen-year-old Sophie Amundsen comes home from school to find in her mailbox two notes, with one question on each: Who are you? and Where does the world come from? From that strange-but irresistible-beginning, Sophie becomes obsessed with t...

Narrator: Simon Vance
Published: 03/20/2007
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