Exploring Relationships with These Smart Novels

One of the most explored themes in literature is relationships and how they shift, change, and evolve. Whether it’s marriage, friendship, or family, the connections explored in each of these fiction audiobooks will grab you and have you looking at the relationships in your life.

Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club)

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream. This is an unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy.
Listen to an excerpt BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

Modern Lovers
Author: Emma Straub
Read By: Jen Tullock

A satisfying book about neighbors and nosiness, ambition and pleasure, the excitement of youth, the shock of middle age, and the fact that our passions—be they food, or friendship, or music—never go away. They just evolve and grow along with us.
Listen to an excerpt MODERN LOVERS

Siracusa

An electrifying novel about marriage and deceit that follows two couples on vacation in Siracusa, a town on the coast of Sicily, where the secrets they have hidden from one another are exposed and relationships unravel. 
Listen to an excerpt SIRACUSA

All We Shall Know
Author: Donal Ryan
Read By: Sonya Macari

Tracing the nine months of Melody Shee’s pregnancy, this story unfolds with emotional immediacy in her fierce, funny, unforgettable voice, as she contends with her choices, past and present.
Listen to an excerpt ALL WE SHALL KNOW

Bright, Precious Days

Corrine and Russell Calloway still feel like they’re living the dream: book parties and art openings one night and high-society events the next, a TriBeCa loft and summers in the Hamptons, twin children, jobs they love. However, their lifestyle will have to change as they face financial challenges and as past relationships come back to haunt them.
Listen to an excerpt BRIGHT, PRECIOUS DAYS