Summer Listens for Teens

With the start of summer, required school reading may be done but that doesn’t mean that reading has to stop. Whether your teens like science fiction, twisty mysteries, or hilarious stories on friendship, there’s a perfect audiobook waiting for them to plug into.

After the Shot Drops

Bunny and Nasir have been best friends forever, but when Bunny accepts an athletic scholarship across town, Nasir feels betrayed. While Bunny tries to fit in with his new, privileged peers, Nasir spends more time with his cousin, Wallace, who is being evicted. When Wallace makes a bet against Bunny, Nasir is faced with an impossible, perhaps dangerous, decision.
Listen to an excerpt After the Shot Drops

 

Lies You Never Told Me

Quiet, shy Elyse can’t believe it when she’s cast as the lead in her Portland high school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. At rehearsals, Austin-native Gabe catches her eye. The two both make the mistake of falling for the wrong person, and falling hard. Told in parallel narratives, this twisty, shocking story shows how one bad choice can lead to a spiral of unforeseen consequences that not everyone will survive.
Listen to an excerpt Lies You Never Told Me

 

Neverworld Wake

Beatrice and her five best friends were the cool kids in Wincroft until the shocking death of their friend, Jim, changes that. A year after graduation, Beatrice returns to Wincroft hoping she’ll get to the bottom of her dark questions surrounding Jim’s death.
Listen to an excerpt Neverworld Wake

 

Star Wars Most Wanted

Han and Qi’ra don’t have a lot in common other than not having a lot. They each jump at a chance to prove themselves in the perilous world of Corellia’s criminal underbelly, only to discover they are on the same mission for the same unscrupulous boss. Set before the events of Solo: A Star Wars Story!
Listen to an excerpt Star Wars: Most Wanted

 

The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik

Sixteen-year-old Noah Oakman is a disillusioned swimmer, son, brother, friend, and Bowie believer. But, when he gets hypnotized, he begins to see inexplicable scars, odd behaviors, and rewritten histories in everyone around him.
Listen to an excerpt The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik

 

Tradition

Fullbrook Academy is an elite prep school where tradition holds sway. Jules Devereux just wants to keep her head down and get into the right college, so she can leave its old-boy social codes behind. Jamie Baxter feels like an imposter, but his hockey scholarship has given him a chance to escape his past. As Jules and Jamie’s lives intertwine, the pressures to play by the rules and remain silent about the school’s secrets intensify.
Listen to an excerpt Tradition

 

Undead Girl Gang

Veronica Mars meets The Craft in this story about a teen girl who investigates the suspicious deaths of three classmates, and accidentally brings them back to life to form a hilariously unlikely—and unwilling—vigilante girl gang.
Listen to an excerpt Undead Girl Gang