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ALAN CUMMING

ALAN CUMMING Legal Immigrant

by Alan Cumming | Read by Alan Cumming

Audible, Inc.
Biography & Memoir

Take a front-row seat at the Minetta Lane Theatre in New York City for this live performance by the incomparable showman Alan Cumming. In his latest cabaret show, Cumming alternates between heartfelt monologues in his delightful Scottish brogue and Broadway-style singing accompanied by a superb quartet. Always entertaining, he offers perceptive insights on what it means to him... Read More

THE BOOK OF LOST SAINTS

THE BOOK OF LOST SAINTS

Earphones Award Winner

by Daniel José Older | Read by Sofia Quintero

Recorded Books
Fiction

Sofia Quintero's performance of this audiobook is compelling. Listeners are drawn into her first-person portrayal of Marisol, who encourages her nephew, Ramón, to solve a mystery with a twist: Marisol died during the Cuban Revolution, and Ramón is living in present-day New Jersey. Listeners come to know Marisol's ghost, particularly her empathetic voice, which Quintero... Read More

CALL DOWN THE HAWK

CALL DOWN THE HAWK The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1

Earphones Award Winner

by Maggie Stiefvater | Read by Will Patton

Scholastic Audiobooks
Young Adult

The much anticipated spin-off series from The Raven Cycle creator does not disappoint. Beloved narrator Will Patton returns with his creepy, suspenseful, almost mournful tone to takes listeners on a wild ride of art forgers, dreamers, and dream hunters. This is the world of the Lynch brothers. Ronan is finding his way in the dream world, trying to master his dreams without... Read More

THE CONFESSION CLUB

THE CONFESSION CLUB Mason, Book 3

by Elizabeth Berg | Read by Elizabeth Berg

Recorded Books
Fiction

Author and narrator Elizabeth Berg effortlessly captures the tone and pacing of her Midwestern characters as they face life stages and contemporary social conflict. What started as a dining club evolves into a support group whose only requirement is that the participants be honest in their confessions. Most poignant are the characters' long-term regrets and abuses, which have... Read More

DEAD ASTRONAUTS

DEAD ASTRONAUTS Borne, Book 3

by Jeff VanderMeer | Read by Emily Woo Zeller

Blackstone Audio
Science Fiction

Narrator Emily Woo Zeller reprises her role as the listener's guide through the beguiling postapocalyptic "Borne" world. While part of a series, the story is accessible as a stand-alone with its own protagonists. Chen, Grayson, and Morse, three inextricably linked figures, traverse genetically and ethically muddled timescapes in search of resolution and redemption. Zeller's low... Read More

GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER

GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER

Earphones Award Winner

by Bernardine Evaristo | Read by Anna-Maria Nabirye

Blackstone Audio
Fiction

Narrator Anna-Maria Nabirye's warm, rhythmic voice embraces listeners from the first rush of words in this Booker Award-winning kaleidoscope of a novel about a group of interconnected black women in England from the 1980s to today. A playwright for whom being black and lesbian is important; her straight daughter, who doesn't see what the fuss is; a friend who's jaded after... Read More

MARLEY

MARLEY

Earphones Award Winner

by Jon Clinch | Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies

Simon & Schuster Audio
Fiction

Yes, this Marley is THAT Marley. Dickens's perennial staple, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, gets a fascinating prequel with this audiobook, performed with a perfect blend of authenticity and over-the-top caricature by Matthew Lloyd Davies. While this portrait is rendered in darker tones, and Clinch's considerable authorial skill is uniquely his own, the Dickensian touches of quirky names,... Read More

A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT

A MINUTE TO MIDNIGHT Atlee Pine, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by David Baldacci | Read by Brittany Pressley, Kyf Brewer

Hachette Audio
Mystery & Suspense

From the beginning, narrators Brittany Pressley and Kyf Brewer are in full control of this audiobook with their talent and skill. Pressley portrays Atlee Pine, a troubled FBI agent whose idyllic childhood was interrupted by the kidnapping of her twin sister, Mercy. At the same time, a serial killer is on the loose with a bizarre modus operandi. Pressley and Kyf Brewer expertly... Read More

MOBITUARIES

MOBITUARIES Great Lives Worth Reliving

Earphones Award Winner

by Mo Rocca | Read by Mo Rocca

Simon & Schuster Audio
Biography & Memoir

Author Mo Rocca's engaging narration makes it obvious that he is delightfully obsessed with underappreciated dead people--celebrities, politicians, and others whose lives he describes with a seemingly endless supply of interesting facts and observations. With a flinty-clear voice and colorful phrasing that is in a league with the best, his naturally enthusiastic performance... Read More

NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

by Greta Thunberg | Read by Greta Thunberg, Saskia Maarleveld

Penguin Audio
Contemporary Culture

With a measured pace and devastating directness, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg delivers a selection of her speeches, including her excoriating 2019 address to the United Nations. Thunberg's message is clear and pithy, and her Swedish-accented narration is passionate as she urges listeners to recognize climate change as an urgent global crisis. Even the... Read More

WHERE THE WORLD ENDS

WHERE THE WORLD ENDS

by Geraldine McCaughrean | Read by Angus King

Macmillan Audio
Young Adult

With his Scottish accent, narrator Angus King adds atmosphere to this beautifully written historical novel. In the early 1700s, a group of boys and three adult chaperones are dropped off on Warrior Stac, a remote sea rock, for a few weeks of fowling--hunting puffins, storm petrels, and gannets. When the boat doesn't return to pick them up, the group must survive the... Read More

WOULD LIKE TO MEET

WOULD LIKE TO MEET

by Rachel Winters | Read by Laura Hobson

Random House Audio
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Laura Hobson's British accent and lively narration are perfectly suited to the high-spirited protagonist of this diverting story. Evie Summers, a career-driven talent agency assistant, is struggling to persuade Ezra Chester, an egotistical screenwriter, that romantic meet-ups really do happen. If she succeeds, he will complete his manuscript and save her job. Hobson's... Read More

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