Category Archives: New Releases

New Nonfiction Listens for November

Read by: Chris Abernathy

“A spell-binding scientific detective story.” —Andrea Mitchell

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Walter Pincus exposes the darkest secret in American nuclear history—sixty-seven nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands that decimated a people and their land.

Read by: Cassandra Campbell

An expert analysis of Abraham Lincoln’s three most powerful speeches reveals his rhetorical genius and his thoughts on our national character.

Read by: George Newbern

“Even readers who have never visited the Crescent City will be moved by this incisive account.” —Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Laying bare the relationship between structural inequality and physical infrastructure—a relationship that has shaped all American cities—Katrina offers a chilling glimpse of the future disasters we are already creating.

Read by: Tom Perkins

David McKean’s Watching Darkness Fall will recount the rise of the Third Reich in Germany and the road to war from the perspective of four American diplomats in Europe who witnessed it firsthand: Joseph Kennedy, William Dodd, Breckinridge Long, and William Bullitt.

Read by: Ron Butler

“Thank you Duane for keeping Prince and all of our hard work and legacies alive.” —Bobby Z, drummer for The Revolution

From Prince’s superstardom to studio seclusion, this second book in the award-winning Prince Studio Sessions series spotlights how Prince, the biggest rock star on the planet at the time, risked everything to create some of the most introspective music of his four-decade career.

Read by: Jim Seybert

“[Making Your Own Luck] is a great read, which I highly recommend.” —Jim Delany, former commissioner of the Big Ten Conference

In Making Your Own Luck, former Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass recounts how even a self-described “knucklehead” learned to be prepared to recognize and seize opportunities and thus make his own luck through life.

Read by: Gareth Richards

“This is investigative journalism as good as it gets.” —Roy MacGregor, OC, author of Canadians: Portrait of a Country and Its People

In the 1840s, the Donnelly family immigrates from Ireland to the British province of Canada. Almost immediately problems develop as the patriarch of the family is sent to the Kingston Penitentiary for manslaughter, leaving his wife to raise their eight children on her own.

Read by: Simon Vance

The Story of the Country House is a witty, well-researched and absorbing retelling of the story of the British country house.” —Julian Fellowes

The fascinating story of the evolution of the country house in Britain, from its Roman precursors to the present.

New Fiction Listens for October

Read by: Sara Powell

A Reese’s Book Club Pick

Girl, Woman, Other meets An American Marriage in this gripping story of a mixed-race woman who goes in search of the African father she never knew.

Read by: Nicole Poole

USA Today bestselling author

Hope is a young woman on the brink of a successful career as a jeweler. The last thing she needs right now is trouble, but trouble finds her when she’s caught trespassing on private property.

Read by: Gemma Dawson

New York Times bestselling author

Three years ago, Rosalind Courtenay stumbled from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, where she has been trapped ever since, leaving her husband and infant son behind. Now she’s found her way back.

Read by: Luke Daniels

Internationally bestselling series

Maybe Maulkin has taken a month off to hang out with his new elven girlfriend and learn how to swing his giant sword around, but hasn’t he earned a holiday?

Read by: Malcolm Hillgartner

Author of the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series

James Dashner leads us on a dark journey of generational horror as we visit The House of Tongues.

Read by: P.J. Ochlan

Internationally bestselling author

It’s one stranded ex-lawman against a world full of homicidal psychopaths. Psychopaths who might, or might not, be human.

Read by: Justine Eyre

New York Times bestselling series

Nalini Singh returns to the world of the Guild Hunters for the most highly anticipated novel of the beloved series—a love story so epic it’s been half a millennia in the making.

Read by: Gildart Jackson

Charlie Hills, former desk sergeant at Kings Lake Central, is in trouble. He hasn’t told Smith, his old friend and sparring partner, but someone has, and now the two former policemen are about to embark on a difficult and potentially dangerous search for the truth. For one of them, it could be life-changing.

New Nonfiction Listens for October

Read by: Elizabeth Wiley

“Beatrice and Uranio are true leaders and pioneers in the field of Enneagram studies.” –Russ Hudson, author of The Enneagram: Nine Gateways to Presence

A fresh approach to the Enneagram that encourages listeners to embark on their own hero’s journey for transformation.

Read by: Shaun Grindell

“When it comes to understanding the hidden workings of Serengeti, Anthony Sinclair is a scientist like no other.” –Sean B. Carroll, author of The Serengeti Rules

A Place Like No Other is Anthony Sinclair’s firsthand account of how he and other scientists discovered the biological principles that regulate life in Serengeti and how they rule all of the natural world.

Read by: The Author

“Debra Newell’s journey, her tale of survival, and her openness in sharing her story, is awe inspiring.” –Eric Bana

Now that articles, podcasts, newsmagazines, and miniseries have had their sensationalistic say, Debra Newell, the one woman who truly knows what it was like to survive “Dirty John” Meehan shares the full story—the reality—with the world for the first time.

Read by: Matthew Josdal

“Meticulously researched and endlessly fascinating.” –James Mirtle, editor-in-chief, The Athletic Canada

Join a ragtag group of misfits from Dawson City as they scrap to become the 1905 Stanley Cup champions and cement hockey as Canada’s national pastime.

Read by: Jim Seybert

“An indispensable guide to understanding the importance of place in one’s well-being and determining the right place at a given time in life’s journey.” –Chip Conley, author of Wisdom at Work

Wondering where to live in your later years? This strategic and thoughtful guide is aimed at anyone looking to determine the best place to call home during the second half of life.

Read by: Roger Wayne

It is a crime even the FBI must have considered fantastic and absurd.

The true story of the kidnapping of the heir to one of the wealthiest families in America.

Read by: Jonathan Yen

The Shattering is panoramic, astute, and compellingly readable.” -Nicholas Lemann, author of Transaction Man

Covering the late 1950s through the early 1970s, The Shattering focuses on the period’s fierce conflicts over race, sex, and war.

Read by: Dan Calley

Punk protagonist, legendary drinker, Irish musical icon. The complete and extraordinary journey of the Pogues’s notorious frontman from outcast to national treasure has never been told—until now.