Tag Archives: New Releases

New Nonfiction Listens for May

Read by Vance, Simon  

The Inner Game reveals the secrets of chess at the highest level, from dirty tricks behind the scenes to bugged conversations, stolen tapes and sexual intrigue, and opens up the strange inner world of the Chess Grandmasters, men of a narrow but all-consuming passion.

“A wonderful achievement… so tense, so gripping and so readable.” Stephen Fry

        

Read by Christine Rendel  

This Very Short Introduction describes how the key players and watershed moments in labor history shaped the state of human resource management today. Adrian Wilkinson shows how human resource management covers the relations between employees and their employers, and explores the range of HR practices, processes, and line management activities.

Read by Christopher P. Brown  

A premier historian penetrates the fog of corruption and cover-up still surrounding the murder of a Stanford University founder to establish who did it, how, and why.

“[L]ikely to be the last word on the case, including a plausible solution.…This is an instant genre classic.” ― Publishers Weekly Starred Review

Read by Xe Sands  

Amid the excitement of the early twentieth century, hundreds of young women spend their days hard at work painting watch dials with glow-in-the-dark radium paint. The painters consider themselves lucky—until they start suffering from a mysterious illness. The Radium Girls: Young Readers Edition tells the unbelievable true story of these incredible women, whose determination to fight back saved countless lives.

Read by Joe Barrett

A story ultimately without a time and ultimately without a place. This is a memoir of families across generations of peace and of war, of homes that become lost and hopes that are kept, and a belief in a future that’s better than the present.

Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies  

Ex-Commando, proud dad-of-three and bestselling author of Commando Dad: Basic Training, Neil Sinclair is back with this briefing on how to inspire and entertain your kids in the great outdoors.

Read by Michael A. Singer 

The book you need right now is finally here! From beloved spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer—author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Untethered Soul—this transformative and highly anticipated guide will be your compass on an exciting new journey toward self-realization and unconditional happiness.

Living Untethered is an invaluable guide for gaining perspective of our true nature, and helping us to show up more authentically than ever.” —Light Watkins, author of Knowing Where to Look 

Read by Adam Barr 

An overview of the state of manufacturing in America, both past and present, and how this sector and the jobs it creates in essential to the American economy.

There’s no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil. With his vast knowledge of science and energy, history and business, he brings new insights to every topic he examines.-Bill Gates

New Fiction Listens for April

Read by: Dara Rosenberg

The Fairy Godmother Agency has been operating without a need to change for centuries—until now. Why? Because Love is dying . . . Can the agency adapt to how love works in a modern world?

Read by: Neil Hellegers

New York Times bestselling author

Cormac and Amelia take a job at a quaint Victorian mountain lodge: keep an eye on the famous psychic there to judge whether the place is haunted. Simple, right? Three problems: the blizzard that snows everyone in for the weekend, the murdered body that shows up in the morning, and the fact that everyone is sure Cormac did it.

Read by: Cody Roberts

Nationally bestselling authors

A shocking wave of mass evictions triggers a national crisis, a media meltdown—and all-out war—in this explosive new thriller from the bestselling authors of Trigger Warning.

Read by: John Lee

Andrew Myers was wrongly convicted of killing his wife by slashing her throat. Finally freed, but not exonerated, he just wants a quiet life far from where the tragedy happened. He goes to work as a forester on an isolated estate in Yorkshire. But then a killer with the same trademark starts claiming new victims, and in the same area where Andrew has moved.

Read by: Caitlin Elizabeth

“Marissa Clarke is a master at mixing sexy and mystery.” ―Jennifer L. Armentrout, New York Times bestselling author

For the last five years, bookish Claire Maddox has been living for the dying. Now that her stint as caretaker is over, she’s off to see the world. She needs quick cash first, so a temp job at Anderson Auctions seems perfect, especially with the unexpected benefits, including the hottest man she’s ever laid eyes—or hands-on.

Read by: Monica King

New York Times bestselling author

Dillon Young is proud that she inherited her aunt’s ranch. The problem: someone is trying to run her off and is willing to do whatever it takes.

Read by: Lilly Drake and Curt Bonnem

USA Today bestseller

From fan-favorite Scarlett St. Clair, the bestselling author of the Hades & Persephone series comes a new fantasy filled with danger, darkness, and insatiable romance.

Read by: Zoleka Vundla

A sweeping adventure with richly evocative historical settings, The Deep Blue Between is a moving story of the bonds that can endure even the most dramatic change.

New Nonfiction Listens for April

Read by: Justin Price

Prize-winning biographer Elizabeth D. Leonard chronicles Benjamin Franklin Butler’s successful career in the law defending the rights of the Lowell Mill girls and other workers, his achievements as one of Abraham Lincoln’s premier civilian generals, and his role in developing wartime policy in support of slavery’s fugitives as the nation advanced toward emancipation.

Read by: Charles Constant

“This is the finest Roswell book ever . . . well told and utterly convincing.” ―Jerome Clark, bestselling author and editor of the International UFO Reporter

Witness to Roswell once again provides a “can’t put down” written account of what really transpired in Roswell decades ago. This anniversary edition includes a new introduction by the authors and additional material.

Read by: The author

“An excellent book demonstrating that there was far more to this exuberant and often horrifying period than is commonly realized.” ―The Times

In the latest volume of his celebrated series of Time Traveler’s Guides, Ian Mortimer turns to what is arguably the most-loved period in British history—the Regency, or Georgian England.

Read by: Julian Elfer

“Utterly brilliant.” ―The Guardian

This is a wild journey through nineteenth-century India and Afghanistan, with impeccably researched storytelling that shows us a world of espionage and dreamers, ne’er-do-wells and opportunists, extreme violence both personal and military, and boundless hope.

Read by: Rosemary Benson

“With its whimsy and discerning intellect, this radiates beauty.” ―Publishers Weekly

In Learning the Birds, we join Susan Fox Rogers as she becomes a birder and joins the community of passionate and quirky bird people.

Read by: Christopher Grove

“A truly delightful and much-needed journey into ‘myco-centrism’!” ―Giuliana Furci, founder

and CEO of the Fungi Foundation

A surprise-filled journey into science and human culture, this exciting and provocative book shows how fungi shape our planet and our lives in strange, diverse, and often unimaginable ways.

Read by: Erin deWard

“A warm, engaging, and practical guide to unwinding the binds of perfectionism.” ―Jennifer Kemp, MPsych, author of The ACT Workbook for Perfec[1]tionism

If you’re struggling with feelings of anxiety and stress, and suspect your perfectionism may be to blame, this guide will show you how to stop getting in the way of your own success, and live a life guided by your deepest values.

Read by: Leslie Howard

When the goddess culture was stolen and buried, so too were women’s rites of passage into our wild, intuitive femininity and maturity. With Maiden to Mother, Sarah Durham Wilson excavates these ancient rites, guiding us through a sacred and crucial initiation from the immature Maiden into the archetypal Mother—the powerful, safe, compassionate, full-bloom feminine life force that exists within all of us.

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.