Memorial Day is upon us! Put historical fiction in your passenger’s seat, pack a rom-com for your beach day, or simply save a seat for a memoir on the couch. No matter where you’re posting up for the long weekend, make can’t-miss audiobooks your companion.
From the brilliant mind of David Yoon comes Version Zero, a lightning-fast and scorchingly observant thriller about how we can save ourselves from the very real perils of a virtual world.
â€śFree ensures that listeners feel the intensity through his tone and pitch. Near the end, his almost breathless delivery makes it impossible to stop listening.â€ť–AudioFile
Yearbook is a collection of hilarious personal essays from superstar comedian Seth Rogan, who gathers together a group of 80 incredible narrators to help share his stories. See the full cast rundown here.
“Yearbook earns its superlativesâ€¦ [A] candid collection of sidesplitting essaysâ€¦ this book thrives at both explaining and encapsulating a generational comedic voice.”–The Washington Post
After being rescued from a sinking ocean liner in 1914, Marian and Jamie Graves are raised by their dissolute uncle. A century later, Hadley Baxter is cast to play Marian in a film that centers on Marian’s plane disappearance in Antarctica. Her immersion into the character of Marian unfolds, thrillingly, alongside Marian’s own story, as the two women’s fates collide.
“A breathtaking epic . . . This is a stunning feat.”â€”Publishers Weekly, starred review
Three revolutionary women fight for freedom in The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba, the captivating new audiobook inspired by real-life events and the true story of Evangelina Cisneros, who changed the course of history.
â€śWith a splash of romance and a healthy helping of history, this novel will be a hit for all collections.â€ťâ€”Booklist
Poppy and Alex have nothing in common, but every summer they take one glorious week of vacation together. Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. When someone asks Poppy when she was last happy, she knows it was on that final trip with Alex. And so, she decides to ask him to take one more vacation together. Miraculously, he agrees.
â€śThe end result is a story that pays homage to classic romantic comedies while having a point of view all its ownâ€ť–Kirkus Reviews
In its heyday, The Golden Hotel was the crown jewel of the hotter-than-hot Catskills vacation scene. But the Catskills are not what they used to be â€“ and neither is the relationship between the Goldmans and the Weingolds. Itâ€™s a family reunion for the ages when the two clans convene for the summer in Last Summer at the Golden Hotel.
â€śBreezy and charming, this is great fun.”–Publishers Weekly
Piper Parrish’s life on Frick Island is nearly perfect. Well, aside from one pesky detail: her husband, Tom, is dead. Only…Piper carries on like heâ€™s still alive. And what were the townspeople to do but go along with their beloved widowed? In The Invisible Husband of Frick Island, Colleen Oakley delivers a love story about an eccentric community.
The discovery of a girl abandoned by the side of the road threatens to unearth the long-buried secrets of a Texas townâ€™s legendary cold case in We Are All the Same in the Dark: a superb, atmospheric audiobook.
â€śHeaberlin sensitively addresses issues of survival and vulnerability in this heart-wrenching gothic tale.â€ťâ€”Publishers Weekly, starred review
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