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You Should Have Known

You Should Have Known

by Jean Hanff Korelitz

Grace Reinhart Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself, devoted to her husband, a pediatric oncologist at a major cancer hospital, their young son, Henry, and the patients she sees in her therapy practice. Grace is also the author of...

Narrator: Christina Delaine
Published: 03/18/2014
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A Winter Dream

A Winter Dream

by Richard Paul Evans

From wonderful storyteller and author of the bestselling phenomenon The Christmas Box, a new holiday novel based on the story of Joseph and the coat of many colors.Joe is forced out of the family business by his jealous siblings. Moving on to another ...

Narrator: Fred Berman
Published: 10/30/2012
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Two by Two

Two by Two

by Nicholas Sparks

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks and most of all, its rewards.At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daug...

Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Published: 10/04/2016
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Truly Madly Guilty

Truly Madly Guilty

by Liane Moriarty

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Here’s the best news you’ve heard all year: Not a single page disappoints....The only difficulty withTruly Madly Guilty? Putting it down." —Miami ...

Narrator: Caroline Lee
Published: 07/26/2016
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Winter Garden

Winter Garden

by Kristin Hannah

Meredith and Nina Whitson are as different as sisters can be. One stayed at home to raise her children and manage the family business; the other followed a dream and traveled the world to become a famous photojournalist. But when their beloved father ...

Narrator: Susan Ericksen
Published: 02/02/2010
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The Nest

The Nest

by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney...

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands ou...

Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 03/22/2016
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Commonwealth

Commonwealth

by Ann Patchett

The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.One Sunday afternoon in Southern Cali...

Narrator: Hope Davis
Published: 09/13/2016
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Night Road

Night Road

by Kristin Hannah

For a mother, life comes down to a series of choices. To hold on…to let go…to forget…to forgive.… Which road will you take?For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows—h...

Narrator: Kathleen McInerney...
Published: 03/22/2011
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Anything Is Possible

Anything Is Possible

by Elizabeth Strout

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss in this new work of fiction by #1 bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.One of Entertainment Weekly’s 10 Best B...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 04/25/2017
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All of Us and Everything

All of Us and Everything

by Bridget Asher

For fans of Eleanor Browns The Weird Sisters and Liane Moriartys The Husbands Secret comes a smart, wry, and poignant novel about reconciliation between fathers and daughters, between spouses; the deep ties between sisters; and the kind of forgiveness...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 11/24/2015
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A Christmas Home

A Christmas Home

by Greg Kincaid

The touching sequel to the beloved novelA Dog Named ChristmasOn Sunday, November 29, 2009, more than 12.5 million families fell in love with the television adaptation of the novelA Dog Named Christmas. Within forty-eight hours after the Hallmark Hall ...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 10/30/2012
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The Unseen World

The Unseen World

by Liz Moore

A heartbreaking and moving story about a daughters quest to discover the truth about her fathers hidden past Ada Sibelius is raised by David, a single father and head of a computer science lab in Boston. Homeschooled, she accompanies her loving fathe...

Narrator: Lisa Flanagan
Published: 07/26/2016
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Whered You Go Bernadette

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

by Maria Semple

*Soon to be a major motion picture starring Cate Blanchett*A whip-smart, hysterical dramedy about a family in crisis after the disappearance of its brilliant, misanthropic matriarch. Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a ...

Narrator: Kathleen Wilhoite
Published: 08/14/2012
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Come Rain or Come Shine

Come Rain or Come Shine

by Jan Karon

#1 New York Time bestselling author Jan Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for. It’s a June day in the mountains, with more than a few creatures great and small, and you’re invited—because you’...

A Mitford Novel #13
Narrator: John McDonough
Published: 09/22/2015
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Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good...

by Jan Karon

A publishing event: #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jan Karon returns—and invites her millions of fans to join her again in Mitford. After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with...

A Mitford Novel #10
Narrator: John McDonough
Published: 09/02/2014
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True Colors

True Colors

by Kristin Hannah

The Grey sisters had only each other when their mother died years ago. Their father provided for them physically on Water's Edge, the ranch that had been in their family for three generations, each of them however, longed for their father's love.Winon...

Narrator: Sandra Burr
Published: 02/03/2009
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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto

The Magic Strings of Frankie Pres...

by Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom creates his most unforgettable fictional character—Frankie Presto, the greatest guitarist to ever walk the earth—in this magical novel about the bands we join in life and the power of talent to change our lives.An epic story...

Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Published: 11/10/2015
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To Be Where You Are

To Be Where You Are

by Jan Karon

#1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon returns with the fourteenth novel in the beloved Mitford series, featuring three generations of Kavanaghs.  After twelve years of wrestling with the conflicts of retirement, Father Tim Kavanagh reali...

A Mitford Novel #14
Narrator: John McDonough
Published: 09/19/2017
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Everything We Left Behind

Everything We Left Behind

by Kerry Lonsdale

An Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestseller.From the bestselling author of Everything We Keep comes the highly anticipated sequel. Told from one man’s two perspectives, Everything We Left Behind effortlessly blends suspense, mystery, and...

Narrator: Timothy Andres Pab...
Published: 07/04/2017
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The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

by Nadia Hashimi

Afghan American Nadia Hashimis literary debut is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control ones own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lisa See. I...

Narrator: Gin Hammond
Published: 05/06/2014
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Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night

by Kent Haruf

A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future. In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all o...

Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 05/26/2015
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A Dogs Journey

A Dog's Journey

by W. Bruce Cameron

Direct sequel to the New York Times and USA Today bestselling A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce CameronBuddy is a good dog. After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives, Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it. Yet as he watches c...

Narrator: George K. Wilson
Published: 05/08/2012
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I Know This Much Is True

I Know This Much Is True

by Wally Lamb

Oprah's latest book club selection!New York Times Best SellerAt 40, Dominick Birdsey's entire life has been compromised and constricted by anger and fear: by the schizophrenic twin brother he both deeply loves and resents, and by the past they shared ...

Narrator: Ken Howard
Published: 02/10/2004
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Falling

Falling

by Jane Green

The New York Times bestselling author of The Beach House, Jemima J, and Summer Secrets presents a novel about the pleasure and meaning of finding a home—and family—where you least expect them...   When Emma Montague left the strict co...

Narrator: Jane Green
Published: 07/19/2016
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The Rosie Effect

The Rosie Effect

by Graeme Simsion

The highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Rosie Project, starring the same extraordinary couple now living in New York and unexpectedly expecting their first child. Get ready to fall in love all over again.Don Tillman a...

Narrator: Dan O'Grady
Published: 12/30/2014
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Seeds of Yesterday

Seeds of Yesterday

by V.C. Andrews

The final, haunting novel, in the extraordinary story that has enthralled millions! The horror began with Flowers in the Attic, the terrifying tale of four innocent children locked away from the world by a cruel mother. The shocking fury continued w...

Narrator: Joy Osmanski
Published: 09/30/2014
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The Singles Game

The Singles Game

by Lauren Weisberger

The new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and Revenge Wears Prada—a dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court.Charlotte R...

Narrator: Heather Lind
Published: 07/12/2016
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This Is How It Always Is

This Is How It Always Is

by Laurie Frankel

*Named one of the top 10 books of 2017 by People Magazine*“It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.†—Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little LiesThis is how a fam...

Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Published: 01/24/2017
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The Truth We Bury

The Truth We Bury

by Barbara Taylor Sissel

In this intense, multilayered domestic drama, two families become entangled in a web of lies, secrets, and betrayal that results in an act of violence so shocking their love may not survive.On the outside, Lily Isley’s life seems perfect: a weal...

Narrator: Donna Postel
Published: 07/25/2017
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Bertie Plays the Blues

Bertie Plays the Blues

by Alexander McCall Smith

Domestic bliss seems in short supply at 44 Scotland Street. Over at the Pollocks, dad, Stuart, is harbouring a secret about a secret society and Bertie is feeling kind of blue. Having had enough of his neurotic hot-housing mother, he puts himself up f...

44 Scotland Street #7
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 11/07/2013
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The Butterflys Daughter

The Butterfly's Daughter

by Mary Alice Monroe

The legend of las mariposas—the beautiful monarch butterflies that every year fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico—is Luz Avila’s birthright. She learned of their ways and their m...

Narrator: Mary Alice Monroe
Published: 05/03/2011
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Something Like Family

Something Like Family

by Heather Burch

Abandoned by his mother when he was young, twenty-two-year-old Rave Wayne knows all about loss. That doesn’t mean he’s used to it. After he’s dumped by the girlfriend he assumed he’d spend his life with, Rave is longing more th...

Narrator: Scott Merriman
Published: 09/12/2017
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Before the Storm

Before the Storm

by Diane Chamberlain

Laurel Lockwood lost her son once through neglect. She's spent the rest of her life determined to make up for her mistakes, and she has succeeded in becoming a committed, protective parent—maybe even overprotective. Still, she loosens her grip j...

Narrator: Abby Craden
Published: 10/06/2014
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Secrets She Left Behind

Secrets She Left Behind

by Diane Chamberlain

The sudden disappearance of Sara Weston is a mystery to her seventeen-year-old son, Keith. A survivor of an arson fire, Keith is still healing, and in Sara's absence, he must face a challenging situation alone: the release of his half-sister, Maggie, ...

Narrator: Abby Craden
Published: 10/27/2014
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Minding Frankie

Minding Frankie

by Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy is back with a tale of joy, heartbreak and hope, about a motherless girl collectively raised by a close-knit Dublin community.When Noel learns that his terminally ill former flame is pregnant with his child, he agrees to take guardianship...

Narrator: Sile Bermingham
Published: 03/01/2011
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The Sleepwalkers Guide to Dancing

The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancin...

by Mira Jacob

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE,KIRKUS REVIEWS, BUSTLE, AND EMILY GOULD, THE MILLIONSFor fans of J. Courtney Sullivan, Meg Wolitzer, Mona Simpson, and Jhumpa Lahiri comes a winning, irreverent debut novel about a family wre...

Narrator: Mira Jacob
Published: 07/01/2014
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Mink River

Mink River

by Brian Doyle

Like Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood and Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, Brian Doyle's stunning fiction debut brings a town to life through the jumbled lives and braided stories of its people.

Narrator: David Drummond
Published: 09/16/2014
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Life or Death

Life or Death

by Michael Robotham

Why would a man serving a long prison sentence escape the day before he's due to be released?Audie Palmer has spent ten years in a Texas prison after pleading guilty to a robbery in which four people died and seven million dollars went missing. During...

Narrator: John Chancer
Published: 03/10/2015
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Will You Ever Change

Will You Ever Change?

by Aurelie Valognes

Charming, quirky, and funny, this oh-so-relatable novel from the bestselling author of Out of Sorts shines a light on the always-complicated je ne sais quoi of every family’s relationship.As Martine and Jacques Le Guennec prepare for their annua...

Narrator: Wendeline A. Harde...
Published: 06/13/2017
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His Kidnappers Shoes

His Kidnapper's Shoes

by Maggie James

Daniel is my son. He has always been mine. And he always will be.On some level deep inside, Laura Bateman knows something is wrong. That her relationship with her son is not what it should be. That it is based on lies.But bad things have happened to L...

Narrator: Nico Evers-Swindel...
Published: 08/15/2017
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Seven Days of Us

Seven Days of Us

by Francesca Hornak

A family can’t escape their secrets when they’re forced to spend a week in quarantine in this “sharply funny” (People) novel—an Indie Next and #1 Library Reads Pick!   “Witty and deeply heartfelt.”—...

Narrator: Jilly Bond
Published: 10/17/2017
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Ill Be Your Blue Sky

I'll Be Your Blue Sky

by Marisa de los Santos

The New York Times bestselling author revisits the characters from her beloved novels Love Walked In and Belong to Me in this captivating, beautifully written drama involving family, friendship, secrets, sacrifice, courage, and true love for fans of J...

Narrator: Erin Bennett
Published: 03/06/2018
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Beachcombers

Beachcombers

by Nancy Thayer

Beautifully written, powerfully felt, full of both abundant joy and heart-wrenching sorrow, Beachcombers is an extraordinary novel that centers on the bittersweet reunion of three captivating, very different sisters on Nantucket over one gorgeous, exh...

Narrator: Karen White
Published: 06/29/2010
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If There Be Thorns

If There Be Thorns

by V.C. Andrews

Chris and Cathy made such a loving home for fourteen-year-old Jory -- so handsome, so gentle. And for Bart,who had such a dazzling imagination for a nine year old. Then the lights came on in the house next door. Soon the Old Lady in Black was there, ...

Narrator: Corey Brill
Published: 08/26/2014
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Songs of the Humpback Whale

Songs of the Humpback Whale

by Jodi Picoult

The powerful debut novel from New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult, Songs of the Humpback Whale is a moving story of love and family told through the eyes of five people: Jane Jones, her daughter Rebecca, and three very different men in the...

Narrator: Jim Colby
Published: 04/29/2009
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OneinaMillion Boy The

One-in-a-Million Boy, The

by Monica Wood

For years, guitarist Quinn Porter has been on the road, chasing gig after gig, largely absent to his twice-ex-wife Belle and their odd, Guinness records

Narrator: Chris Ciulla
Published: 04/12/2016
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One Good Dog

One Good Dog

by Susan Wilson

"One Good Dog is a wonderful novel: a moving, tender, and brilliantly crafted story about two fighters—one a man, one a dog— hoping to leave the fight behind, who ultimately find their salvation in each other. Susan Wilson's clear and unfl...

Narrator: Fred Berman
Published: 03/02/2010
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The Secret Between Us

The Secret Between Us

by Barbara Delinsky

Nothing will break this mother-daughter bond. Not even the truth.Deborah Monroe and her daughter, Grace, are driving home from a party when their car hits a man running in the dark. Grace was at the wheel, but Deborah sends her home before the police ...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 01/22/2008
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A Week in Winter

A Week in Winter

by Maeve Binchy

Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful pl...

Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Published: 02/12/2013
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Ask Him Why

Ask Him Why

by Catherine Ryan Hyde

From the bestselling author of Pay It Forward comes the stunning and emotional story of a young soldier’s unthinkable act…and the bonds of a sister and brother’s love.Ruth and her little brother, Aubrey, are just teenagers when their...

Narrator: Amy McFadden
Published: 12/08/2015
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