Entries Tagged as 'audiobook'

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-April 2018-The Perfume Burned His Eyes

April 2nd, 2018 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Read by Michael Imperioli Matthew is a sixteen-year-old boy living in Jackson Heights, Queens, in 1976. In the span of a few short months, he loses his two most important male role models: his father and grandfather. Read the full description “Imperioli’s lived-in details about the city help make the world feel realistic…[The novel] is […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway—November 2017—Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance

November 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

  Read by Peter Berkrot, Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell, and Piper Goodeve Orphaned, raised by wolves, and the proud owner of a horned pig named Merlin, Weylyn Grey knew he wasn’t like other people. But when he single-handedly stopped that tornado on a stormy Christmas day in Oklahoma, he realized just how different he actually was. […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – October 2017 — Her Body and Other Parties

October 4th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Shortlisted for the National Book Award Fiction Earthy and otherworldly, antic and sexy, queer and caustic, comic and deadly serious, Her Body and Other Parties swings from horrific violence to the most exquisite sentiment. In their explosive originality, these stories enlarge the possibilities of contemporary fiction. Read the full description. “Those of us who knew […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – August 2017 — The Lauras

August 1st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

From the exceptionally gifted, Baileys Prize–nominated author Sara Taylor comes a dazzling new novel about youth, identity, and family secrets. Read the full description. “Elegiac and beautifully observed. . . . It is such acute observations of her imaginary world that saw Taylor’s debut novel, The Shore, long listed for the Bailey’s prize, and it […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – June 2017 — Stephen Florida

June 5th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

“I’m pinned to the mat by this one.” —The Quivering Pen Foxcatcher meets The Art of Fielding, Stephen Florida follows a college wrestler in his senior season, when every practice, every match, is a step closer to greatness and a step further from sanity. Read the full description. “Finely rendered, dark, and funny . . […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – March 2017 — The Whole Art of Detection

March 7th, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Lyndsay Faye’s best Sherlock Holmes tales, including two new works, are brought together in The Whole Art of Detection, a stunning collection that spans Holmes’s career, from self-taught young upstart to publicly lauded detective, both before and after his faked death over a Swiss waterfall in 1894. Read the full description. “There are mysteries here and […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – February 2017 — Be My Wolff

February 1st, 2017 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

“Erudite, sexy, richly textured, and packed with delights. Like Salinger’s Glass family or Wes Anderson’s Tenenbaums, the Wolff siblings seem to crash in on the terrestrial world from some more eccentric orbit.” —Garth Risk Hallberg, author of City on Fire Filled with art and science, fairy tales and folk songs, tsars and foundlings, Be My […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – January 2017 — Jonathan Swift

January 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Featured Audio Giveaways

“Stubbs’s in-depth analysis of the vast cultural impact of Swift’s many works is impressive, as are his portraits of Swift’s literary acquaintances. . . . This astute portrait of a complicated man who wanted to defend his homeland . . . is truly masterful. A rich and sweeping story superbly told.” —Kirkus Starred Review _________________________________________________________ […]

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