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  • May McGoldrick

    'Narrator Saskia Maarleveld keeps listeners absorbed in this romance story...Listeners will want to meet all the Penningtons after hearing Maarleveld's interpretation.' — AudioFile Magazine It Happened in the Highlands is the next audiobook in the new historical Highland series, The Penningtons, from USA Today bestseller May McGoldrick... Lady Josephine Pennington was jilted by her fiancé once rumors spread about her questionable origins. Her adoptive parents have always provided her with the love and protection she’s needed to feel secure, and over the last sixteen years she’s molded herself to meet the expectations of others. When she receives a package containing sketches...read more

  • Katie Bayerl

    I’ll Give You the Sun meets True Detective in this brilliant YA debut about saints, sisters, and learning to let go. Tess da Costa is a saint—a hand-to-god, miracle-producing saint. At least that’s what the people in her hometown of New Avon, Massachusetts, seem to believe. And when Tess suddenly and tragically passes away, her small city begins feverishly petitioning the Pope to make Tess’s sainthood official. Tess’s mother is ecstatic over the fervor, while her sister Callie, the one who knew Tess best, is disgusted—overcome with the feeling that her sister is being stolen from her all over again.   The fervor for Tess’s sainthood only...read more

  • Meg Cabot

    Experience Star Wars: A New Hope from a whole new point of view.   On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the literary history of Star Wars:   • Gary Whitta bridges the gap...read more

  • Megan Hart

    'Narrator Saskia Maarleveld brings to life a futuristic romance that doesn't have to leave the solar system to embrace its sci-fi roots...she flawlessly navigates between action-packed scenes and those of quiet intimacy.' — AudioFile Magazine From New York Times bestselling author Megan Hart comes a delicious new audiobook series. Dangerous Promise will leave listeners gasping for more... A female bodyguard with enhanced abilities. A billionaire playboy committed to destroying people like her. A romance they didn’t expect… Nina Bronson used to be all human -- until the experimental surgeries and internal technology that saved her life and enhanced her as a soldier also forced...read more

  • Mira Grant

    Soon to be seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, welcome to the casino city of Canto Bight. A place where exotic aliens, captivating creatures, and other would-be high rollers are willing to risk everything to make their fortunes. Set across one fateful evening, these four original novellas explore the deception and danger of the lavish casino city. • An honest salesman meets a career criminal as a dream vacation turns into the worst nightmare imaginable, in a story by Saladin Ahmed. • Dreams and schemes collide when a deal over a priceless bottle of wine becomes a struggle for survival, as told by Mira Grant. • Old habits die hard when a servant is...read more

  • Christopher J. Yates

    'Four distinct voices tell the story of a disturbing incident and its far-reaching aftermath...It's a labyrinth of shifting perspectives, but the narrators keep this grim story focused and mesmerizing.' — AudioFile Magazine The highly anticipated new audiobook from the author whose debut was called “The smart summer thriller you’ve been waiting for...The novel you should be reading tonight” (NPR’s All Things Considered) and was named a Book of the Year by NPR and an Entertainment Weekly Must-List Pick Christopher J. Yates’s cult hit Black Chalk introduced that rare writerly talent: a literary author who could create a plot with the intricacy of a brilliant mental puzzle,...read more

  • Susan Dennard

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Windwitch, a prequel novella set in the Witchlands setting up the forthcoming hotly anticipated Bloodwitch. Set a year before Truthwitch, Sightwitch follows Ryber Fortiza, the last Sightwitch Sister as she treks deep underground to rescue her missing best friend. While there, she encounters a young Nubrevnan named Kullen Ikray, who has no memory of who he is or how he wound up inside the mountain. As the two journey every deeper in search of answers, and as they brave one close call after another, a tentative friendship forms between them--one that might one day grow into something more.      Sightwitch is told through...read more

  • Megan Hart

    '[Narrator Saskia Maarleveld's] dulcet tones and ability to distinguish each character reflect the heat or pace of a conflict that quickly escalates. With effective pauses that build tension, she eases the listener into a cliff-hanger that will resolve in the final book in the series.' - AudioFile Magazine Dive into the second audiobook in the fantastic Protector series from New York Times bestselling author Megan Hart! Wicked Attraction is a steamy audiobook that listeners will devour. A female bodyguard with enhanced abilities. A billionaire playboy committed to destroying people like her. A romance they didn’t expect… Ewan Donahue has made a lot of mistakes, but making Nina...read more

  • Deborah Harkness

    A fully illustrated guide to Deborah Harkness's #1 New York Times bestselling All Souls trilogy--'an irresistible . . . wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy' (People) A Discovery of Witches introduced Diana Bishop, Oxford scholar and reluctant witch, and vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont. Shadow of Night and The Book of Life carried Deborah Harkness's series to its spellbinding conclusion. In The World of All Souls, Harkness shares the rich sources of inspiration behind her bewitching novels. She draws together synopses, character bios, maps, recipes, and even the science behind creatures, magic, and alchemy--all with her signature historian's touch. Bursting with fascinating...read more

  • Tom Angleberger

    When Chewbacca the Wookiee finds out that a job he thought was just ferrying tooka cats is actually much more, he's excited to have something to do! But when he, a young bounty hunter/librarian, and a droll cargo droid--who, unbeknownst to the others is rebel spy droid K-2SO--land in the middle of a blue forest that emits a fear-causing mist, Chewie realizes the job may be too dangerous for his liking. He and his companions will have to fight off snarlers, sniffers, and their own fears as they try to recover a sacred book--and rescue Han Solo in the process! Perfect for reading before or after seeing Solo: A Star Wars Story in theaters! Read by Sean Kenin, with Marc Thompson, January...read more

  • Dacre Stoker

    The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the author of the classic novel, Dracul is a supernatural thriller that reveals not only Dracula's true origins but Bram Stoker's--and the tale of the enigmatic woman who connects them. It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of his life. Desperate to record what he has witnessed, Bram scribbles down the events that led him here ... A sickly child, Bram spent his early days bedridden in his parents' Dublin home, tended to by his...read more

  • Yara Zgheib

    '[Narrator Saskia Maarleveld's] tour de force reading perfectly encapsulates Anna's anxieties, shame, and overwhelming guilt at failing to achieve perfection' - Booklist, starred review **A People Pick for Best New Books** Yara Zgheib's poetic and poignant debut novel is a haunting portrait of a young woman's struggle with anorexia on an intimate journey to reclaim her life. The chocolate went first, then the cheese, the fries, the ice cream. The bread was more difficult, but if she could just lose a little more weight, perhaps she would make the soloists' list. Perhaps if she were lighter, danced better, tried harder, she would be good enough. Perhaps if she just ran for one...read more

  • Hank Phillippi Ryan

    'Saskia Maarleveld's well-paced narration keeps listeners on the edge of their seats throughout the story's many twists and turns, psychological manipulation, and misdirection.' — AudioFile Magazine Trust Me is the chilling standalone audiobook of psychological suspense and manipulation that award-winning author and renowned investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan was born to write. An accused killer insists she's innocent of a heinous murder. A grieving journalist surfaces from the wreckage of her shattered life. Their unlikely alliance leads to a dangerous cat and mouse game that will leave you breathless. Who can you trust when you can't trust yourself? This...read more

  • Dacre Stoker

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker, read by Allan Corduner, Pete Bradbury, Raphael Corkhill, Saskia Maarleveld, Alana Kerr Collins and Vikas Adam. 'Listening to Dracul is like being immersed in a classic vampire film . . . a terrifying listen that gave me hours of fun.' R. L. Stine, author of Goosebumps Dracul reveals not only the true origins of Dracula himself, but also of his creator, Bram Stoker . . . and of the elusive, enigmatic woman who connects them. It is 1868, and a 22-year-old Bram Stoker has locked himself inside an abbey's tower to face off against a vile and ungodly beast. He is armed with mirrors and crucifixes and...read more

  • May Mcgoldrick

    '[Narrator Saskia Maarleveld] captures each character's personality, helping listeners feel as if they're witnessing the story. A lovely listen for those who enjoy historical romance. ' — AudioFile Magazine Scottish pride, persuasion, and passion—this is Highland romance at its breathtaking best. From USA Today bestselling author May McGoldrick comes Highland Crown, the first book in the Royal Highlander series. Inverness, 1820 Perched on the North Sea, this port town—by turns legendary and mythological—is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash in a mortal struggle for survival and dominance. Among the fray is a lovely young widow who possesses rare...read more

  • Lara Prescott

    A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--inspired by the true story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago. At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dare publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. Glamorous and sophisticated Sally Forrester is a seasoned...read more

  • Sheila Weller

    'Narrator Saskia Maarleveld's enthusiasm makes Weller's exhaustive research as engaging as fiction.' — AudioFile Magazine A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid—and brilliant—Carrie Fisher In her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller—with heart and a profound feeling for the times—gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brilliant, and iconoclastic women of our time: the actress, writer, daughter, and mother Carrie Fisher. Weller traces Fisher’s life from her Hollywood royalty roots to her untimely and shattering death after Christmas...read more

  • Cavan Scott

    Delve into the history of the sinister Count Dooku in this audio original set in a galaxy far, far away….   Darth Tyranus. Count of Serenno. Leader of the Separatists. A red saber, unsheathed in the dark. But who was he, before he became the right hand of the Sith? As Dooku courts a new apprentice, the hidden truth of the Sith Lord’s past begins to come to light.   Dooku’s life began as one of privilege—born within the stony walls of his family’s estate, orbited by the Funeral Moon where the bones of his ancestors lie interred. But soon his Jedi abilities are recognized and he is taken from his home to be trained in the ways of the Force by...read more

  • Allison Saft

    'Narrator Saskia Maarleveld displays impressive vocal versatility in this gentle fantasy...Maarleveld captures each character and immerses listeners in the gothic setting of the sinister manor. Her intensifying pace and warm tone perfectly express the slow-burn romance that blooms between Wren and Hal as they work together to save their kingdoms.' -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner He saw the darkness in her magic. She saw the magic in his darkness. Wren Southerland’s reckless use of magic has cost her everything: she's been dismissed from the Queen’s Guard and separated from her best friend—the girl she loves. So when a letter arrives from a reclusive lord, asking...read more

  • Brian Hall

    'A novel wise in the complexities of adolescence and the human heart.' --The Washington Post Longing to escape the rundown commune outside of Ithaca, New York where she lives with her organic-farmer mother, assorted half-siblings, and a cow named Marilyn, the precociously well-read Saskia White, twelve, imagines herself as the noble contemporary of Odysseus, Marco Polo, and Horatio Hornblower. But Saskia's elaborate fantasies are soon upstaged by her real-life, long-lost father, who leads Saskia and her best friend Jane on a camping trip that turns into an epic adventure of love, sex, and lies. Saskia is as unforgettable as her own heroes, a young girl whose story resonates with a...read more