Twins in Fiction: Twice the Reading Fun

Twins have a special bond, so it’s no wonder that they make wonderful characters to explore in fiction. From heartwarming books for young readers to twisty adult mysteries, here are five great listens featuring twins.

Hey Harry, Hey Matilda

Hey Harry, Hey Matilda is the story—told entirely in hilarious emails—of fraternal twins Harry and Matilda Goodman as they fumble their way to adulthood, telling lies and keeping secrets, and finally confronting their complicated twinship.
Listen to an excerpt HEY HARRY HEY MATILDA


In this compulsively readable debut, set between London and Sicily over one blood-drenched week in the dead of summer, an identical twin reveals the crazy lies and twists she’ll go through to not only steal her sister’s perfect life, but to keep living it.
Listen to an excerpt MAD

The Third Twin
Author: Ken Follett
Read By: January LaVoy

The study of twins and the genetics of aggression totally consumes research scientist Jeannie Ferrami. She has developed a sophisticated software program to identify identical twins reared apart. But Jeannie’s breakthrough project is threatened by the sudden appearance of an impossibility—identical twins born weeks apart to different mothers at separate locations. After several strange and violent attacks by mysterious look-alikes, Jeannie must find out who it is who will stop at nothing to discredit her work.
Listen to an excerpt THE THIRD TWIN