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Between Sisters, Kristin Hannah

Between Sisters

by Kristin Hannah

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Meghann Dontess is a woman haunted by heartbreak. Twenty-seven years ago she was forced t...

Unabridged: 11 hr 38 min
Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 05/16/2017
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Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

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Celebrating its 75th anniversary, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men remains one of A...

Unabridged: 3 hr 11 min
Penguin Audio Classics
Narrator: Gary Sinise
Published: 04/13/2011
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Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon

by Toni Morrison

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Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop...

Abridged: 2 hr 57 min
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 05/26/2009
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The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

by F Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's portrait of the Jazz Age in all its decadence and...

Unabridged: 9 hr 11 min
Narrator: Tim Robbins
Published: 12/14/2004
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The Testament of Mary, Colm Toibin

The Testament of Mary

by Colm Toibin

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Meryl Streep’s performance of Colm Tóibín's acclaimed portrait of Mary is...

Unabridged: 3 hr 7 min
Narrator: Meryl Streep
Published: 09/10/2013
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All The Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy

All The Pretty Horses

by Cormac McCarthy

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All the Pretty Horses - the first volume of the Borders Trilogy - tells of young John Gra...

Unabridged: 10 hr
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 11/02/2004
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A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

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"Bah Humbug!" That's how Ebeneezer Scrooge feels about Christmas--until the Gho...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Jim Dale
Published: 10/01/2003
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The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

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The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of...

Abridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 04/25/2000
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The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver

The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver

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Barbara Kingsolver's 1988 debut novel is a classic workof American fiction. Now a standa...

Unabridged: 9 hr 20 min
Narrator: C. J. Critt
Published: 05/19/2009
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The Deal of a Lifetime, Fredrik Backman

The Deal of a Lifetime

by Fredrik Backman

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown delivers an ins...

Unabridged: 48 min
Narrator: Santino Fontana
Published: 10/31/2017
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Jazz, Toni Morrison

Jazz

by Toni Morrison

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In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe ...

Abridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Toni Morrison
Published: 03/10/2015
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The Pearl, John Steinbeck

The Pearl

by John Steinbeck

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“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.”   Like his father ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 35 min
Penguin Audio Classics
Narrator: Hector Elizondo
Published: 06/15/2011
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The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury

by William Faulkner

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The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most m...

Unabridged: 8 hr 54 min
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 07/12/2005
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Fox 8 A Story, George Saunders

Fox 8

by George Saunders

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic sho...

Unabridged: 37 min
Narrator: George Saunders
Published: 04/09/2013
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Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx

Brokeback Mountain

by Annie Proulx

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WINNER OF THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL GOLDEN LION AWARD Annie Proulx has written some of...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Campbell Scott
Published: 12/02/2005
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Mother Tongue, Demetria Martinez

Mother Tongue

by Demetria Martinez

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In 1988, poet, journalist and activist Demetria Martinez was indicted on charges of consp...

Unabridged: 3 hr 42 min
Narrator: Alyssa Bresnahan
Published: 04/08/2016
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And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer, Fredrik Backman

And Every Morning the Way Home Ge...

by Fredrik Backman

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The New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tel...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
Narrator: David Morse
Published: 11/01/2016
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The Violent Bear It Away, Flannery O'Connor

The Violent Bear It Away

by Flannery O'Connor

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First published in 1955, The Violent Bear It Away is now a landmark in American literatur...

Unabridged: 6 hr 15 min
Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 08/26/2010
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denis...

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn’s startling book led, almost 30 years later, to Glasnost,...

Unabridged: 4 hr 29 min
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 03/01/2013
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The Gilly Salt Sisters, Tiffany Baker

The Gilly Salt Sisters

by Tiffany Baker

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The author of the New York Times bestselling The Little Giant of Aberdeen County returns...

Unabridged: 14 hr 12 min
Narrator: Angela Brazil
Published: 03/14/2012
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The Story of My Teeth, Valeria Luiselli

The Story of My Teeth

by Valeria Luiselli

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The story of Highway Snchezbon vivant, world traveler, auctioneerand his teeth is like Jo...

Unabridged: 4 hr 7 min
Narrator: Armando Durn; Thom...
Published: 09/15/2015
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This Bright River, Patrick Somerville

This Bright River

by Patrick Somerville

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From a writer and producer of HBO's acclaimed apocalyptic drama series The Leftovers, co...

Unabridged: 14 hr 30 min
Narrator: Scott Holst
Published: 06/26/2012
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Trout Fishing in America, Richard  Brautigan

Trout Fishing in America

by Richard Brautigan

Rent: $8.46

In its first time in audio and with an introduction written and read by poet Billy Collin...

Unabridged: 3 hr 29 min
Narrator: Chris Andrew Ciull...
Published: 08/23/2016
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Small Things Like These, Claire Keegan

Small Things Like These

by Claire Keegan

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The landmark new novel from award-winning author Claire Keegan It is 1985 in a small Iri...

Unabridged: 1 hr 57 min
Narrator: Aidan Kelly
Published: 12/14/2021
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Tricky Business, Dave Barry

Tricky Business

by Dave Barry

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The Extravaganza of the Seas is a five-thousand-ton cash cow, a top-heavy tub whose sole ...

Unabridged: 8 hr 11 min
Narrator: Dick Hill
Published: 05/16/2017
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Indignation, Philip Roth

Indignation

by Philip Roth

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In 1951, the second year of the Korean War, a studious, law-abiding, and intense youngste...

Unabridged: 4 hr 15 min
Narrator: Ray Chase
Published: 03/01/2016
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We the Animals, Justin Torres

We the Animals

by Justin Torres

Rent: $7.56

An exquisite, blistering debut novel Three brothers tear their way through childhoodsmas...

Unabridged: 3 hr 5 min
Narrator: Frankie J. Alvarez...
Published: 09/01/2011
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The Red Pony, John Steinbeck

The Red Pony

by John Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck's masterpiece celebrates the spirit and courage of adolescence. Steinbeck ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 55 min
Penguin Audio Classics
Narrator: Frank Muller
Published: 06/15/2011
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So Far Away, Meg Mitchell Moore

So Far Away

by Meg Mitchell Moore

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Thirteen-year-old Natalie Gallagher is trying to escape: from her parents' ugly divorce,...

Unabridged: 11 hr 2 min
Narrator: Emma Galvin
Published: 05/29/2012
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The Reader, Bernhard Schlink

The Reader

by Bernhard Schlink

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Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesme...

Unabridged: 4 hr 16 min
Narrator: Carol Janeway
Published: 11/11/2008
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Einsteins Dreams, Alan Lightman

Einsteins Dreams

by Alan Lightman

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A modern classic, Einsteins Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Ei...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 05/19/2015
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Big Sur, Jack Kerouac

Big Sur

by Jack Kerouac

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Coming down from his carefree youth and unwanted fame, Jack Kerouac undertakes a mature c...

Unabridged: 5 hr 44 min
Narrator: Grover Gardner
Published: 01/01/2007
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The Plague of Doves, Louise Erdrich

The Plague of Doves

by Louise Erdrich

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Louise Erdrich's mesmerizing new novel, her first in almost three years, centers on a co...

Unabridged: 5 hr 26 min
Narrator: Kathleen McInerney...
Published: 05/06/2008
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Ron Hansen

The Assassination of Jesse James ...

by Ron Hansen

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Jesse James was a fabled outlaw, a charismatic, spiritual, larger-than-life bad man whos...

Abridged: 6 hr 13 min
Narrator: Sam Freed
Published: 08/28/2007
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Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits, Laila Lalami

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits...

by Laila Lalami

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Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits evokes the grit and enduring grace that is modern Moroc...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Narrator: Fajer Al-Kaisi
Published: 05/19/2020
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The Stranger, Albert Camus

The Stranger

by Albert Camus

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With millions of copies sold The Stranger is one of the most widely read novels in the wo...

Unabridged: 4 hr 13 min
Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Published: 05/19/2005
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Pigs in Heaven, Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs in Heaven

by Barbara Kingsolver

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When six-year-old Turtle Greer witnesses a freak accident at the Hoover Dam, her insiste...

Abridged: 2 hr 50 min
Narrator: Barbara Kingsolver...
Published: 11/08/2005
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The Wedding, Dorothy West

The Wedding

by Dorothy West

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From Dorothy West, the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance, The Wedding is an...

Abridged: 3 hr 13 min
Narrator: Regina Taylor
Published: 06/01/1998
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A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

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A Tale of Two Cities is a historical novel by Charles Dickens, set in ...

Unabridged: 15 hr 40 min
Narrator: Keith Higinbotham
Published: 05/16/2019
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Run, Ann Patchett

Run

by Ann Patchett

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Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, posses...

Unabridged: 9 hr 19 min
Narrator: Peter Francis Jame...
Published: 09/25/2007
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Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Child of God

by Cormac McCarthy

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In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused...

Unabridged: 3 hr 41 min
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Published: 12/07/2012
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Compared to What, Sabin Prentis

Compared to What

by Sabin Prentis

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Ever been lied on?Principal Elaine Robeson has.Now she is afraid those distortions of her...

Unabridged: 5 hr 15 min
Love & Family #2
Narrator: Ife Thomas
Published: 05/01/2019
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Gonzo Girl, Cheryl Della Pietra

Gonzo Girl

by Cheryl Della Pietra

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Inspired by the author’s experiences working with Hunter S. Thompson, an exhilarati...

Unabridged: 7 hr 10 min
Narrator: Karen Peakes
Published: 07/28/2015
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The Widow of the South, Robert Hicks

The Widow of the South

by Robert Hicks

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This debut novel is based on the true story of Carrie McGavock. During the Civil War's B...

Abridged: 5 hr 50 min
Narrator: Becky Ann Baker
Published: 08/30/2005
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Fly Me, Daniel Riley

Fly Me

by Daniel Riley

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A nation on the verge of a new era-and a girl caught between her past and the ever-expan...

Unabridged: 11 hr 45 min
Narrator: Vanessa DeSilvio
Published: 06/06/2017
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Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin

Tales of the City

by Armistead Maupin

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A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickThe first novel in the beloved Tales of the City s...

Abridged: 18 hr 16 min
Narrator: Armistead Maupin
Published: 08/08/2006
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Talk Before Sleep, Elizabeth Berg

Talk Before Sleep

by Elizabeth Berg

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“Unforgettable . . . Truth rings forth clearly from every page. . . . One minute yo...

Unabridged: 6 hr 22 min
Narrator: Elizabeth Berg
Published: 11/05/2013
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I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down Collected Stories, William Gay

I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go...

by William Gay

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Author William Gay is the winner of the 1999 William Peden Award and the 1999 James A. Mi...

Unabridged: 10 hr 3 min
Narrator: Various
Published: 10/15/2010
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If Cats Disappeared from the World, Genki Kawamura

If Cats Disappeared from the Worl...

by Genki Kawamura

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The international phenomenon that has sold over a million copies in Japan, If Cats Disapp...

Unabridged: 4 hr 49 min
Narrator: Eric Selland
Published: 03/12/2019
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The Midwife, Katja Kettu

The Midwife

by Katja Kettu

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Orphaned into an unforgiving foster home and raised as an outsider, Weird-Eye shoulders h...

Unabridged: 10 hr 7 min
Narrator: David Hackston
Published: 10/11/2016