Karissa Vacker
Karissa Vacker

Karissa Vacker received her BFA in theater from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, before performing lead roles in regional theaters across the country, including the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre Center (NY), and PCPA Theatrefest (CA). Karissa resides in Los Angeles and is working in film and television, with appearances on How I Met Your Mother, Castle, Chuck, 90210, Days of Our Lives, and the film Someone Marry Barry.

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Author: Anne Lamott | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: January 22, 2019
With generosity, humor, and pathos, Anne Lamott takes on the barrage of dislocating changes that shook the Sixties. Leading us through the wake of these changes is Nanny Goodman, a girl living in Marin County, California. A half-adult child among often childish adults, Nanny grows up with two spectacularly odd parents.
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Author: Anne Lamott | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Writer (and sometime housecleaner) Jennifer is twenty-three when her beloved father, Wallace, is diagnosed with a brain tumor. This catastrophic discovery sets off Anne Lamott's unexpectedly sweet and funny first novel, which is made dramatic not so much by Wallace's illness as by the emotional wake it sweeps under Jen and her brothers, self-contained Ben and feckless, lovable Randy.
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Author: Arwen Elys Dayton | Narrator: Full Cast, Michael Crouch, Karissa Vacker and Brittany Pressley
Release Date: December 04, 2018
"An alternately charming and horrifying exploration of what it means to be human and how far we'll go in pursuit of personal and societal 'perfection.' I devoured this book." --Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of And I Darken

For fans of television shows Black Mirror and Westworld, this compelling, mind-bending novel is a twisted look into the future, exploring the lengths we'll go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimen and what it means to be human at all.
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Author: Mary E. Pearson | Narrator: Ann Marie Lee, Karissa Vacker and James Patrick Cronin
Release Date: August 07, 2018
A stunning new adventure set in the kingdoms of the Remnant.

A formidable outlaw family that claims to be the first among nations.

A son destined to lead, thrust suddenly into power.

Three fierce young women of the Rahtan, the queen's premier guard.
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Author: Debbie Macomber | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: July 17, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A seaside town helps one young woman reclaim the light after darkness in a brand-new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.

“Romantic, warm, and a breeze to read—one of Macomber’s best.
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Author: Cristina Alger | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A USA Today Bestseller

"Immersive, satisfying, tense--and timely. This is probably happening for real right now."--Lee Child

"First-rate...Slick, heart-hammering entertainment."--The New York Times Book Review


On an early morning in November, a couple boards a private plane bound for Geneva, flying into a storm.
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Author: Owen Laukkanen | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: May 08, 2018
For all lovers of maritime adventure comes an electrifying thriller of treachery and peril on the high seas featuring a dynamic new heroine, from multi-award-nominated suspense star Owen Laukkanen.

In the high-stakes world of deep-sea salvage, an ocean disaster can mean a huge payoff--if you can survive the chase.
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Author: Leah Stewart | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: March 27, 2018
One of Entertainment Weekly's "5 Books to Read if You Loved A Star is Born"

"More than a glitzy Hollywood tale... It's a surprisingly insightful, even poignant mediation on stardom."--Entertainment Weekly ("Must List")

The celebrated author of The Myth of You and Me explores an untraditional love story through the lens of a character actor who must finally become the hero of her own story.
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Author: Pamela Colloff | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "The Witness" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

For more than a decade, it was Michelle Lyons's job to observe the final moments of death row inmates--but watching 278 executions did not come without a cost.
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Author: Pamela Colloff | Narrator: Staci Snell and Karissa Vacker
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "A Kiss Before Dying" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

Few stories feel as classic as a well-told ghost story, the kind that makes your hair stand on end or sends chills down your spine even years after its alleged happening.
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Author: Krysten Ritter | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: November 07, 2017
“A phenomenal, haunting debut.” 
—GILLIAN FLYNN, bestselling author of Gone Girl

"I burned through Krysten Ritter's hugely accomplished debut. Bonfire is dark, disturbing, and compulsively readable.
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Author: Sarah Dessen | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: June 06, 2017

From Sarah Dessen, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of SAINT ANYTHING and JUST LISTEN, comes a new novel set in the world of wedding planning.

Is it really better to have loved and lost.

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