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The Orphans Tale

The Orphan's Tale

by Pam Jenoff

A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after beco...

Narrator: Jennifer Wydra
Published: 02/21/2017
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Orphan 8

Orphan #8

by Kim van Alkemade

A stunning debut novel in the vein of Sarah Waters’ historical fiction and inspired by true events, it tells the fascinating story of a woman who must choose between revenge and mercy when she encounters the doctor who subjected her to dangerous...

Narrator: Ginny Auer
Published: 08/04/2015
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Orphan X

Orphan X

by Gregg Hurwitz

"Orphan X is the most gripping, high-octane thriller I've read in a long, long time. Hang onto your seat because Gregg Hurwitz will take you on a dizzying ride you'll not soon forget!" —Tess GerritsenThe Nowhere Man is a legendary figure spoken ...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 01/19/2016
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Orphans

Orphans

by Lyle Kessler

In a rundown house in Philadelphia live two orphan brothers: the reclusive, frightened Philip and the violent pickpocket thief, Treat. Into this savage and ferociously funny world enters Harold, a shadowy underworld figure of power and influence who i...

Narrator: Kevin Anderson
Published: 10/25/2009
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The Orphan Army

The Orphan Army

by Jonathan Maberry

Milo’s Louisiana bayou is overrun with alien bug invaders and magical creatures in this start to a breathtaking series from bestselling author Jonathan Maberry.In a world filled with Bugs—monsters that ceaselessly ravage the Earth—Mi...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Published: 05/19/2015
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The Orphan Masters Son

The Orphan Master's Son

by Adam Johnson

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, New York Times betselling novel of North Korea: an epic journey into the heart of the world’s most mysterious dictatorship. “Imagine Charles Dickens paying a visit to Pyongyang, and you see the canvas on w...

Narrator: Tim Kang
Published: 01/10/2012
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Orphan of Destiny

Orphan of Destiny

by Michael P. Spradlin

After barely escaping Sir Hugh’s clutches once again, Tristan and his companions have finally reached the shores of England with the Holy Grail. But even as their quest nears its completion, treachery and destruction have beaten them home. Trist...

Narrator: Paul Boehmer
Published: 11/02/2010
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Orphans of the Sky

Orphans of the Sky

by Robert A. Heinlein

Lost in Space Hugh had been taught that, according to the ancient sacred writings, the Ship was on a voyage to faraway Centaurus. But he also understood this was just allegory for a voyage to spiritual perfection. Indeed, how could the Ship move, sin...

The Future History Series #1963
Narrator: Graham Halstead
Published: 09/19/2017
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Orphan Train Rider

Orphan Train Rider

by Andrea Warren

Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on orphan trains to find new homes. Some were adopted by loving families; others were not as fortunate. In recent years, some of the riders have begun to share thei...

Narrator: Laura Hicks
Published: 04/01/2013
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The Orphanmaster

The Orphanmaster

by Jean Zimmerman

From a debut novelist, a gripping historical thriller and rousing love story set in seventeenth-century ManhattanIt’s 1663 in the tiny, hardscrabble Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, now present-day southern Manhattan. Orphan children are going mis...

Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 06/19/2012
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The Astor Orphan

The Astor Orphan

by Alexandra Aldrich

Alexandra Aldrich, a direct descendant of the famous Astor dynasty, grew up in the servants' quarters of Rokeby, the forty-three-room Hudson Valley mansion built by her ancestors. Her childhood was one of bohemian neglect and real privation. But i...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 05/14/2013
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The Orphans Promise

The Orphans' Promise

by Pierre Grimbert

“In a fantasy world containing magicans, gods, and mortals, telepathic communication with animals doesn’t seem too far-fetched. In this new spin on epic fantasy, Pierre Grimbert tackles a world beset with shadowy thieves and mystical empir...

The Secret of Ji #2
Narrator: Matt Ross
Published: 12/17/2013
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Widows  Orphans

Widows & Orphans

by Susan Meissner

When attorney Rachael Flynn learns her bighearted younger brother has been arrested, she at first takes it in stride; Joshua has been in trouble before when his zeal for helping the downtrodden and disadvantaged pitted him against the law. But this ti...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 07/15/2016
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The Orphan Daughter

The Orphan Daughter

by Cari Noga

At forty-five, Jane McArdle has experienced her share of life’s twists and turns. Yet she’s shaken by the sudden death of her estranged half sister and the news that she’s now the guardian of her orphaned niece, Lucy.Still nurturing ...

Narrator: Tanya Eby
Published: 05/08/2018
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Pastel Orphans

Pastel Orphans

by Gemma Liviero

In 1930s Berlin, young Henrik, the son of a Jewish father and Aryan mother, watches the world around him crumbling: people are rioting in the streets, a strange yellow star begins appearing in shop windows, and friends are forced to move—or they...

Narrator: Whitney Dykhouse
Published: 06/02/2015
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City of Orphans

City of Orphans

by Avi

Newbery Medal-winning author Avi has penned over 50 novels for children and young adults. His historical fiction, in particular, is often singled out for glowing praise thanks to his engaging characters and carefully researched period details. In City...

Narrator: Chris Sorensen
Published: 10/17/2011
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The Orphan Choir

The Orphan Choir

by Sophie Hannah

Louise has no reason left to stay in the city. She can't see her son, Joseph, who is away at boarding school, where he performs in a prestigious boys' choir. Her troublesome neighbor has begun blasting choral music at all hours of the night - and to m...

Narrator: Rebecca Shelbourn-...
Published: 01/28/2014
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The Orphan Mother

The Orphan Mother

by Robert Hicks

An epic account of one remarkable woman's quest for justice from the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow of the South and A Separate Country.In the years following the Civil War, Mariah Reddick, former slave to Carrie McGavock--the "Wido...

Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Published: 09/13/2016
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Orphan Island

Orphan Island

by Laurel Snyder

A National Book Award Longlist title! "A wondrous book, wise and wild and deeply true." —Kelly Barnhill, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon"This is one of those books that haunts you long after you read it. Thought-...

Narrator: Kim Mai Guest
Published: 05/30/2017
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The Song of the Orphans

The Song of the Orphans

by Daniel Price

The second book in the genre-bending Silvers series-an io9 "can't miss" science fiction pick-about six extraordinary people whose fates become intertwined on an earth far different from our own. After their world collapsed in a sheet of white light, e...

Silvers
Narrator: Rich Orlow
Published: 07/04/2017
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Orphan Monster Spy

Orphan Monster Spy

by Matt Killeen

Her name is Sarah. She's blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish in 1939 Germany. And her act of resistance is about to change the world.After her mother is shot at a checkpoint, fifteen-year-old Sarah meets a mysterious man with an ambiguous accent, a suspicio...

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 03/20/2018
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The Orphans Wish

The Orphan's Wish

by Melanie Dickerson

From New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson comes an inspired retelling of the beloved folk tale Aladdin.Orphaned and alone, Aladdin travels from the streets of his Arab homeland to a strange, faraway place. Growing up in an orphanage, he...

Narrator: Unknown
Published: 06/26/2018
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When We Were Orphans

When We Were Orphans

by Kazuo Ishiguro

A masterful novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to ...

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 06/21/2005
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The Orphaned Swimming Pool

The Orphaned Swimming Pool

by John Updike

The extraordinarily evocative stories depict the generation born in a small-town America during the Depression and growing up in a world where the old sexual morality was turned around and material comforts were easily had. Yet, as these stories refle...

Narrator: John Updike
Published: 08/11/2009
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The Orphan of Ellis Island

The Orphan of Ellis Island

by Elvira Woodruff

Dominic Cantori is ashamed that he is an orphan, afraid to expose his terrible secret. But one day, accidentally locked in a deserted museum on Ellis Island, the voice of an old Italian immigrant speaks to him from a display, transporting him to Italy...

Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 01/01/2006
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The Mystery of the Orphan Train

The Mystery of the Orphan Train

by Gertrude Chandler Warne...

The Aldens visit an old Kansas inn that’s full of secrets! Nobody knows why a famous photographer visited the inn just to take a single picture. And what about the other legendary guest — a heroic young stranger who’d com...

Narrator: Aimee Lilly
Published: 11/26/2013
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The Orphans of Race Point

The Orphans of Race Point

by Patry Francis

A passionate and page-turning saga with an unsolved murder that consumes three lives over several decades in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Told through these three voices THE ORPHANS OF RACE POINT is a novel of suspense, betrayal, and the different way...

Narrator: Amanda Cobb
Published: 05/22/2014
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Orphans at the Carnival

Orphans at the Carnival

by Carol Birch

From the Booker short-listed author of Jamrach's Menagerie comes the extraordinary, moving, and unsettling tale of a woman, branded a freak from birth, who becomes an international sensation but longs for genuine human connection.

Narrator: Heather Wilds
Published: 11/08/2016
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The Orphan Band of Springdale

The Orphan Band of Springdale

by Anne Nesbet

With the United States on the verge of World War II, eleven-year-old Gusta is sent from New York City to Maine, where she discovers small-town prejudices — and a huge family secret.It's 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the S...

Narrator: Kate Rudd
Published: 04/10/2018
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Seven Wonders Journals The Select and The Orphan

Seven Wonders Journals: The Selec...

by Peter Lerangis

The adventure continues in these two original novellas—The Select and The Orphan—based on the epic series Seven Wonders.The Select tells the story of thirteen-year-old Burt Wenders, the first documented carrier of the G7W gene, and his fat...

Narrator: Ariana Delawari
Published: 04/22/2014
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Hellbent

Hellbent

by Gregg Hurwitz

Evan Smoak—government assassin gone rogue—returns in Hellbent, an engrossing, unputdownable thriller from Gregg Hurwitz, the latest in his #1 international bestselling Orphan X series.Taken from a group home at age twelve, Evan Smoak was r...

Evan Smoak #3
Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 01/30/2018
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Alone

Alone

by Tere Duperrault Fassben...

Coauthored by a renowned psychologist and survival expert, this book delves into the details of how a little girl survived the at-sea murder of her family, the pod of whales who guarded her, and the recapturing of life in the aftermath.

Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 06/30/2010
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George Muller

George Muller

by Janet Benge

With scarcely enough food or money for his own family, George Müller (1805-1898) opened his heart and home. Sustained by God's provision, the Müller house "Breakfast Club" of thirty orphans grew to five large houses that ultimately over ten thousa...

Christian Heroes: Then & Now
Narrator: Tim Gregory
Published: 04/01/2012
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Taking Flight

Taking Flight

by Elaine DePrince

In this engaging, moving, and unforgettable memoir, Michaela DePrince shares her dramatic journey from an orphan in West Africa to becoming one of ballet's most exciting rising stars.

Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Published: 10/13/2015
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Bachelor Girl

Bachelor Girl

by Kim Van Alkemade

NOW AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “Bachelor Girl plunges the reader deep into life during the Jazz Age…and the revealing of other secrets and confessions will keep readers up all night looking for answers.” —Booklist, starred re...

Narrator: Corey Brill
Published: 03/06/2018
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Silent Tears

Silent Tears

by Kay Bratt

When her family relocated to rural China in 2003, Kay Bratt was thrust into a new world, one where boys were considered more valuable than girls and poverty and the one-child policy had created an epidemic of abandoned infants. As a volunteer at a loc...

Narrator: Shannon McManus
Published: 10/09/2012
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Sons and Daughters

Sons and Daughters

by Brady Boyd

Using practical, firsthand stories that offer helpful, portable takeaways, Pastor Boyd looks at the interweaving of his journey from spiritual orphan to treasured son, offering candid stories and freeing insights for every Christian still longing to c...

Narrator: Adam Verner
Published: 10/09/2012
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A Chance in the World

A Chance in the World

by Steve Pemberton

"Home is the place where our life stories begin. It is where we are understood, embraced, and accepted. It is a sanctuary of safety and security, a place to which we can always return. Down in the dank basement, amid my moldy, hoarded food and wo...

Narrator: Steve Pemberton
Published: 01/10/2012
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Empty Hands A Memoir

Empty Hands, A Memoir

by Sister Abegail Ntleko

Empty Hands is the inspiring memoir of Zulu nurse and healthcare activist Sister Abegail Ntleko. Growing up poor in a rural village with a father who didn't believe in educating girls, against seemingly insurmountable odds Sister Abegail earned her nu...

Narrator: Julisa Rowe
Published: 09/19/2017
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Hollywood Said No

Hollywood Said No!

by David Cross

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, creators of HBO's classic sketch comedy show Mr. Show, present to you this collection of never-before-seen scripts and ideas that Hollywood couldn't find the gumption to green-light. Simply put...HOLLYWOOD SAID NO!Since M...

Narrator: Authors
Published: 09/10/2013
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Amazing Stories of the Space Age

Amazing Stories of the Space Age

by Rod Pyle

Award-winning science writer and documentarian Rod Pyle presents an insider's perspective on the most unusual and bizarre space missions ever devised inside and outside of NASA. The incredible projects described here were not merely flights of fancy d...

Narrator: John Pruden
Published: 01/30/2018
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