Audiobooks for the Last Mile

We’ve all been there: struggling to run up the very last hill, pushing through just one more sit up, or trying with all your might to hold tree pose for 10 more seconds. Audiobooks, whether they’re thrilling or meditative, get you out of your head so you can power through your workout.

Is it possible to venture beyond daily living and experience heightened states of awareness? In his latest audiobook, author and narrator Deepak Chopra says that higher consciousness is available here and now. Humans do this naturally—to a point. For centuries the great artists, scientists, writers, and many ordinary people have gone beyond the everyday physical world. But if all of us could channel these often bewildering experiences, what would happen? Chopra argues we would wake up to experiences that would expand our senses, our minds, and our souls.

With intricately plotted machinations, secrets and surveillance, corrupt politicos and puppet masters in the Politburo, and one devastating weapon, Owen Matthews has crafted a timely, terrific, and fast-paced thriller set at the height—and in the heart—of Soviet power.

In this thrilling conclusion to the Millennium Series, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist will come to each other’s aid, moving in tandem toward the truths they each seek. In the end, it will be Blomkvist–in a moment of unimaginable self-sacrifice–who will make it possible for Lisbeth to face the most important battle of her life, and, finally, to put her past to rest.

Author: R. H. Herron
Read By: Xe Sands

Laurie Ahmadi has worked as a 911 police dispatcher in her quiet Northern California town for almost two decades, but nothing in her nearly twenty years of experience could prepare her for the worst call of her career—her teenage daughter, Jojo, is on the other end of the line.

“Herron, a former emergency dispatcher, offers a twisty revenge tale buoyed by successful red herrings, relatable characters, and headline-grabbing themes.”—Booklist

Author: Haylen Beck
Read By: Abby Craden

For the first time in years, things are looking up for Libby. To celebrate, she and her toddler son Ethan are going on a much-needed vacation. In a moment of inattention, Ethan wanders into a hotel elevator before Libby can reach him. When the elevator stops and the doors open, Ethan is gone. Hours later, a child is seen with a woman stepping through an emergency exit. Libby and the police track the woman down and corner her, but she refuses to release Ethan. Asked who she is, the woman replies: “I’m his mother.”

Author: James Clear
Read By: James Clear

If you’re having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn’t you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Author and narrator James Clear is here to make sure you’ll get a proven system that can take you to new heights.

Author: John Carreyrou
Read By: Will Damron

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout who promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. There was just one problem: The technology didn’t work. Bad Blood is a riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.

“Will Damron is the perfect choice as narrator. His precisely articulated style makes the entire effort sound as if it is a cloak-and-dagger spy novel.”—AudioFile

Author: Stuart Woods
Read By: Tony Roberts

Stone Barrington is getting some much-needed rest and relaxation in the Florida sun when trouble falls from the sky–literally. From the laid-back Key West shores to the bustling Manhattan streets, Stone sets out to connect the dots between the crimes that seem to follow him wherever he travels. His investigations only lead to more questions, and shocking connections between old and new acquaintances. But as Stone must quickly learn, answers–and enemies–are often hiding in plain sight…