Audiobooks to Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month! We are thrilled to highlight and celebrate some of our AAPI authors and voice actors. Dive into these audiobooks and hit play any time of year!

The Covenant of Water Oprah Book Club The Covenant of Water

Written and performed by Abraham Verghese

Oprah’s Book Club Pick

From the New York Times bestselling author of Cutting for Stone comes a stunning and magisterial epic of love, faith, and medicine, set in Kerala, South India, and following three generations of a family seeking the answers to a strange secret

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It’s Not Summer Without You 

Written by Jenny Han

Performed by Lola Tung and Gavin Casalegno (stars of Prime Video’s ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’)

Belly finds out what comes after falling in love in this follow-up to The Summer I Turned Pretty. Based on Jenny Han’s novels, Prime Video’s original series returns for season 2 on July 14.

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The Second You're Single

The Second You’re Single

Written by Cara Tanamachi

Performed by Cindy Kay and Michael Braun

Cheerfully irreverent, bitingly funny, and filled with romantic charm, Cara Tanamachi’s The Second You’re Single is all about navigating the most romantic month of the year, and how love always seems to arrive when you least expect it.

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The Immortal King Rao The Immortal King Rao

Written by Vauhini Vara

Performed by Soneela Nankani

2023 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Fiction

In an Indian village in the 1950s, a precocious child is born into a family of Dalit coconut farmers. King Rao will grow up to be the most accomplished tech CEO in the world and, eventually, the leader of a global, corporate-led government.

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Rogue Heart

Written by Axie Oh

Performed by Jaine Ye

NEO BEIJING, 2201. Two years after the Battle of Neo Seoul, eighteen-year-old telepath Ama works by day in a cafe and moonlights as a lounge singer in a smoky bar at night. She’s anonymous, she’s safe from the seemingly never-ending war, and that’s how she’d like to stay. But then PHNX, a resistance group specializing in espionage and covert missions, approaches her with an offer to expose a government experiment exactly like the one she fled. Soon, Ama is traveling with PHNX on a series of dangerous assignments, using her telepathic powers to aid the rebellion against the authoritarian Alliance.

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Say It Out LoudSay It Out Loud

Written and performed by Vasavi Kumar

Audiobook Coming June 2023!

When wellness star Vasavi Kumar suggests “saying it out loud,” she means it literally. Years of journaling in an attempt to learn about herself and meet her goals hadn’t worked, so she decided to talk to herself instead, out loud and with the compassion of a best friend. She used this technique as she journeyed through the challenges of being the daughter of Indian immigrants, a bipolar diagnosis, substance abuse, and recovery.

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The Mistress of Bhatia House

The Mistress of Bhatia House (Perveen Mistry Mysteries, Book 4)

Written by Sujata Massey

Performed by Sneha Mathan

Audiobook Coming July 2023!

Bombay’s only female solicitor, Perveen Mistry, grapples with class divisions, sexism, and complex family dynamics as she seeks justice for a mistreated young woman in this thrilling fourth installment in Sujata Massey’s award-winning series.




EvergreenEvergreen (Japantown Mysteries, Book 2)

Written by Naomi Hirahara

Performed by Allison Hiroto

Audiobook Coming August 2023!

A Japanese American nurse’s aide navigates the dangers of post-WWII and post-Manzanar life as she attempts to find justice for a broken family in this follow-up to the Mary Higgins Clark Award–winning Clark and Division.