Audible Picks December 14, 2022
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Suburbia Made Me Do It
Details: Narrator Andrea Emmes takes listeners on a wild ride of grief and misfortune, narrated with twisted humor... Emmes expertly delivers a melancholy tragedy of a scorned woman who is desperately trying to find a brighter side to it all. Listeners will hang on, as Roxy does, hoping for a happy ending. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.
The Sea of Lost Girls
Details: Tess has worked hard to keep her past buried, where it belongs. Now she’s the wife to a respected professor at an elite boarding school, where she also teaches. Her 17-year-old son, Rudy, whose dark moods and complicated behavior she’s long worried about, seems to be thriving: He has a lead role in the school play and a smart and ambiti...
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
The Lucky One
Details: As a child, Alice was stolen from her backyard in a tiny Indiana community, but against the odds, her policeman father tracked her down within 24 hours and rescued her from harm. In the aftermath of the crime, her family decided to move to Chicago and close the door on that horrible day.
Genre: True Crime
There Are No Dead Here
Details: Colombia's drug-fueled cycle of terror, corruption, and tragedy did not end with Pablo Escobar's death in 1993. Just when Colombians were ready to move past the murderous legacy of the country's cartels, a new, bloody chapter unfolded.
Genre: Steamy Romance
Fighting Her Touch (Healing Hearts Book 2)
Details: Liz and Marisa have something special, but it’ll require honesty to acknowledge their connection, and courage to follow their hearts. Two women, one love. Sometimes, the "wrong" person is the right one for you! Lose yourself in doubt and desire with Liz and Marisa. What do you do if Ms. Wrong is just what the doctor ordered?
Genre: Steamy Romance
Details: Coming out is easier when you've got someone by your side. At least that's how the hyper-private Quinn Kincaid sees it. When her publicist suggests a good old-fashioned sham of a Hollywood relationship, Quinn reluctantly agrees. And that's how the star of Jordan's Appeal, TV's highest rated legal drama, ends up with a fake girlfriend . ...
Genre: Clean Romance
No Ex Before Marriage
Details: While her friends join the 'Wife Club' one by one, Poppy feels like that part of her life is done and dusted. Already married and divorced she's not desperate to go through all that again. But what if her divorce never actually went through?
Genre: Literature and Fiction
Details: When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, Jackie, and 10-year-old son, Charlie, are devastated. Charlie idolized his dad, and now the outgoing, curious boy has become quiet and reserved. Trusting in the healing power of family, Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivan's Isla...
Shadow on the Stars
Details: The telepath Camarch is despised by humanity. Pursued by the authorities for a crime he didn’t commit and haunted by a paralyzing alien force, he is kidnapped from the present to play a role far in the future. Amid the mind-bending ruins of C’hah Lai, he discovers that juggling the future has devastating ramifications for the past.
Details: All of my dreams were dashed when the world was promised hope but instead became a place of danger, death...and monsters. Living in a rural part of Canada, I thought life with my adoring husband was finally moving in the right direction. We had an idyllic home, friends, and plans for a future together.
Genre: Science Fiction
Tear Down the Throne
Details: Crown princess. Clever spy. Powerful mind magier. Gemma Ripley of Andvari is all those things—and determined to stop an enemy from using magical tearstone weapons to conquer her kingdom. Gemma’s quest for answers leads her to a trade Summit between the various kingdoms.
Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning
Details: Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He has been held at gunpoint and threatened with execution. He’s jumped out of a building rigged to explode, helped amputate a teammate’s leg, and made countless split-second life-and-death decisions.
The Simple Path to Wealth: Your Road Map to Financial Independence and a Rich, Free Life
Details: This book grew out of a series of letters to my daughter concerning various things - mostly about money and investing - she was not yet quite ready to hear. Since money is the single most powerful tool we have for navigating this complex world we've created, understanding it is critical.
Genre: Biography and Memoir
Miss Chloe: A Memoir of a Literary Friendship with Toni Morrison
Details: Toni, born Chloe A Wofford, was a towering figure in the world of literature when she entered A.J. Verdelle’s life. Their friendship was a young writer’s dream—simultaneously exhilarating, intimidating, fulfilling, and challenging. The relationship crossed generations, spanned several cycles in life, exhibited high and low notes, reache...