Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed; narrated by Tiya Sircar and Michael Crouch What happens: After their moms volunteer them to go door-to-door campaigning for a local Senate candidate, Jamie and Maya’s reluctant friendship turns into something deeper and a lot more complicated.
Narration: In alternating chapters, narrators Tiya Sircar and Michael Crouch convey the shifting dynamic between outgoing Maya and shy Jamie.
Love Her or Lose Her by Tessa Bailey; narrated by Charlotte NorthIntroducing: Rosie and Dominic Vega, high school sweethearts who married young -- and have since drifted apart.
Narration: Charlotte North's emotional reading raises the stakes in this 2nd Hot & Hammered romance.
Gone by Midnight by Candice Fox; narrated by Euan Morton What it's about: When a young boy goes missing without a trace while on vacation, the boy's mother specifically requests the help of private investigators ex-cop Ted Conkaffey and ex-con Amanda Pharrell (to the dismay of the local police force).
Narration: Adopting a gruff Australian accent, Amanda Pharrell series narrator Euan Morton returns for this gritty 3rd entry.
The Guilty Feminist: You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Overthrow the Patriarchy by Deborah Frances-White; narrated by Deborah Frances-White and Adjoa AndohWhat it is: a witty and thought-provoking expansion of Australian comedian Deborah Frances-White's The Guilty Feminist podcast, featuring musings on topics like Brexit, diet culture, and intersectionality.
Narration: In this AudioFile Earphones Award-winning recording, Frances-White exudes a cool authority with her stately reading; British actress Adjoa Andoh introduces each chapter with a pithy summation of its theme.
The Calling: 3 Fundamental Shifts to Stay True, Get Paid, and Do Good by Rha Goddess; narrated by Rha Goddess and Gabrielle Bernstein What it's about: how to step back from your current professional life to examine your beliefs and discover your true calling.
Narration: Author Rha Goddess offers a measured and engaging reading; fellow motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein provides an inspiring foreword.
Operation Chastise: The RAF's Most Brilliant Attack of World War II by Max Hastings; narrated by Max Hastings and Peter NobleMay 17, 1943: Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) blew up two dams in Germany's Ruhr valley, an effort that shook German confidence and killed more than 1,500 civilians, many of them forced laborers.
Narration: Author Max Hastings narrates the introduction with a clipped tone evoking the newsreels of the era, while narrator Peter Noble's well-paced, British-accented reading grounds this dramatic history.
The Hidden Girl and Other Stories by Ken Liu; narrated by Ramón de Ocampo, Cindy Kay, Michael Kramer, Nancy Wu, and Emily Woo ZellerWhat it is: a collection of 19 short stories by Ken Liu (The Paper Menagerie) in an impressive range of styles and subject matter.
Narration: A full cast of diverse, award-winning narrators gives voice to this collection of new and previously published pieces.
Deacon King Kong by James McBride; narrated by Dominic Hoffman What it's about: It's 1969, right after the Moon Landing, and Brooklyn-based Baptist deacon Cuffy Lambkin (called "Deacon King Kong" after his favorite kind of moonshine) shoots his former protégé (and current drug dealer) Deems Clemens in broad daylight.
Narration: Dominic Hoffman engrossingly portrays the large cast of quirky characters with a variety of accents and tones.
88 Names by Matt Ruff; narrated by Ewan ChungOn the internet, nobody knows you're a...dictator? At least, that's what Sherpa, Inc. founder John Chu is starting to suspect about his newest client, who's paying John a LOT of money to guide him through a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG).
Narration: Ewan Chung's assured monotone underscores the suspense lurking in this twisty cyber-thriller.
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