Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko; narrated by Joniece Abbott-PrattWhat it's about: Tarisai was raised by The Lady with a specific destiny: to become one of the 11 elite councilors to the Crown Prince of Aritsar, gain the Prince's trust, and assassinate him.
Narration: In an AudioFile Earphones Award-winning performance, Joniece Abbott-Pratt imbues this worldbuilding Afrofantasy with distinct characterizations and pulse-pounding political intrigue.
The Hollow Ones by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan; narrated by Brittany PressleyWhat it's about: When her partner inexplicably attacks a child during a raid, FBI agent Odessa Hardwicke shoots him dead and watches in horror as a spectral entity leaves his corpse. Enlisting the help of occult detective John Blackwood, Odessa hopes to track down the centuries-old menace responsible for her partner's demise.
Narration: Brittany Pressley navigates this intricately plotted occult thriller's multiple timelines with a variety of character accents and tones.
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson; narrated by Robin MilesWhat it is: a timely and thought-provoking exploration of the "shape-shifting, unspoken, race-based" caste system that has shaped four centuries of American history.
Narration: Robin Miles' AudioFile Earphones Award-winning recording is suffused with a calm, well-paced performance that encourages listener empathy and reflection.
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