October 2021-Nonfiction-New Releases

October 20th, 2021 · No Comments · New Releases

Forever and Five Days: The Chilling True Story of Love, Betrayal, and Serial Murder in Grand Rapids, Michigan       Written by Lowell Cauffiel  Read by Chris Abernathy Bestselling author Lowell Cauffiel’s “auspicious debut in the true-crime genre . . . [a] sensitive and searching story of the murders of at least six nursing home patients” (Publishers […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—June 2019—More News Tomorrow: A Novel

June 4th, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Emily Sutton-Smith A thrilling and richly drawn family drama about a daughter’s quest to understand her mother’s mysterious death. “Shreve creates a spooky atmosphere with stormy weather, eerie parallels between past and present, and at least one threateningly crazy woman. Even spookier is the backdrop of 20th-century racism, anti-Semitism, and anti-immigration feeling that […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—May 2019—Rabbits For Food

May 2nd, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Hillary Huber From master of razor-edged literary humor Binnie Kirshenbaum, a devastating, laugh-out-loud funny story of a writer’s slide into depression and institutionalization. “A remarkable achievement that expertly blends pathos and humor . . . comparisons to One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest are obvious and warranted, but Kirshenbaum’s dazzling novel stands on […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—April 2019—Bivouac

April 1st, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Beresford Bennett The award-winning author of City of Bones presents his latest work. “With…dreamlike sequences, this is best suited for readers who enjoy character studies as well as lovers of Jamaican fiction.” —Booklist How to Win This Audio CD Send an email to newsletter@highbridgeaudio.com Put the words “literary” in the subject line. Entries must be received […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—March 2019—The Perilous Adventures of the Cowboy King

March 4th, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Danny Campbell Raising the literary bar to a new level, Jerome Charyn re-creates the voice of Theodore Roosevelt, the New York City police commissioner, Rough Rider, and soon-to-be twenty-sixth president through his derring-do adventures, effortlessly combining superhero dialogue with haunting pathos. “A rendering of Teddy Roosevelt’s early life that spotlights formative moments in […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—February 2019—Sounds Like Titanic

February 7th, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Elizabeth Wiley A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician—or so she thinks. “It’s difficult to write a funny, angry book. It’s even harder to write a merciless, empathetic book. But here comes Jessica Hindman, doing the impossible with a funny, angry, merciless, empathetic book that’s not only a hugely […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—January 2019—The Current

January 2nd, 2019 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Sarah Mollo-Christensen Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called “astonishing,” “engulfing,” and “outstanding” by national media, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent people. “[An] outstanding thriller . . . Johnston imbues each character with believable motives. The nuanced plot delves deep […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—December 2018—Help!

December 3rd, 2018 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Thomas Brothers The fascinating story of how creative cooperation inspired two of the world’s most celebrated musical acts. “A sweeping history of 20th-century popular music….A fresh blend of scholarly musical analysis and provocative ideas about creativity and how composers create great art.” —Kirkus Reviews How to Win This Audio CD Send an email […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—November 2018—The Kinship of Secrets

November 1st, 2018 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Janet Song From the author of The Calligrapher’s Daughter comes the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the United States, the other in South Korea, and the family that bound them together even as the Korean War kept them apart. “Heartfelt…will greatly appeal to readers who enjoy the multicultural novels of Lisa See […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—October 2018—The Wish Child

October 1st, 2018 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Simon Vance This internationally bestselling historical novel follows two children and a mysterious narrator as they navigate the falsehoods and wreckage of World War II Germany. “Chidgey’s understated and poetic revelations of the banalities of day-to-day life under siege, as the German war effort fails, communicate the corrosive horrors of war . . […]

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