Summer's Best Listening
June 14, 2023
Summer is filled with road trips, beach vacations, pool days, and lazy afternoons—making it the perfect time to dive into an audiobook. Discover the best new and upcoming releases to add to your summer listening list for entertainment all season long.
Written by Abraham Verghese
Performed by Abraham Verghese
Oprah’s Book Club Pick & Instant New York Tims Bestseller
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.
Written by Rebecca Yarros
Performed by Rebecca Soler and Teddy Hamilton
Enter the brutal and elite world of a war college for dragon riders from USA Today bestselling author Rebecca Yarros. Twenty-year-old Violet Sorrengail was supposed to enter the Scribe Quadrant, living a quiet life among books and history. Now, the commanding general―also known as her tough-as-talons mother―has ordered Violet to join the hundreds of candidates striving to become the elite of Navarre: dragon riders.
Written by Joey “Coco” Diaz
Performed by Joey “Coco” Diaz
Joey Diaz has been called every name in the book (and then some). Now, for the first time, he shares the story of his unlikely rise to fame in his own words—with no punches pulled.
Written by Sheryl Lee Ralph
Performed by Sheryl Lee Ralph
Emmy, Tony and Spirit Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph knows a thing or two about staying power in the capricious world of Hollywood. A seasoned professional who has taken the best lessons learned and used them to move her stellar career forward, she now shares them with you.
Written by Lane Moore
Performed by Lane Moore
From Lane Moore, the critically acclaimed author of How to Be Alone, comes a searingly intimate, yet wildly funny exploration of the frustrating, messy, and, at times, deeply joyful experience of learning how to make meaningful friendships as an adult.
Written by Laura Carney
Performed by Laura Carney
Killed in a car crash when Laura was twenty-five, her father seemed lost forever. My Father’s List is the story of how one woman—with the help of family, friends, and even strangers—found the courage to go after her own dreams after realizing those of a beloved yet mysterious man.
Written by Pierce Brown
Performed by Tim Gerard Reynolds
Coming July 2023!
Darrow returns as Pierce Brown’s New York Times bestselling Red Rising series continues in the thrilling sequel to Dark Age.
Written by Tracy Wolff and Nina Croft
Performed by Mia Barron, Suzy Jackson, Samara Naeymi, and Ruffin Prentiss
Coming July 2023!
Firefly meets The Breakfast Club in this snarky, new adult romance. The sun is dying…and it’s happening way too damn fast. With the clock ticking, the Nine Planets’ only hope of survival rests on a fancy space station and the alien artifact it’s carrying. Which is why it really sucks when some jackass doesn’t want the universe saved and blows that station up―while you’re still on it.
Written by Helen Macdonald and Sin Blaché
Performed by TBD
Coming August 2023!
A Most Anticipated Book of 2023 from BookPage
From the extraordinary minds of award-winning and New York Times–bestselling author of H Is for Hawk Helen Macdonald and first time author Sin Blaché, Prophet is their electric debut, a tantalizing adventure fusing noir, sci-fi and a slow burn queer romance―set in a universe just one perilous step from our own.