Audible Picks November 2nd, 2022
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The Case of the Disappearing Beaune
Details: Christmas morning 1902, London, England. A bottle of fine French wine from the Côte de Beaune region of France, intended as a gift from Mr. Sherlock Holmes to his old friend Dr. Watson, is found to have been drained of its aromatic spirits during the night and filled with sand. But not just any sand… Thus begins this short sweet holiday...
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
Details: When a commercial flight violates restricted airspace to make an emergency landing at a closed airport in Iran, the passengers are just happy to be alive and ready to transfer to a functional plane. All of them except one...the American technology consultant in business class is not who he says he is.
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
I Am Not Who You Think I Am
Details: Wayland Maynard is just eight years old when he sees his father kill himself, finds a note that reads I am not who you think I am, and is left reeling with grief and shock. Who was his father if not the loving man Wayland knew? Terrified, Wayland keeps the note a secret, but his reasons for being afraid are just beginning.
Genre: True Crime
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry
Details: America in 1982. Japanese car companies are on the rise and believed to be putting American autoworkers out of their jobs. Anti-Asian-American sentiments simmer, especially in Detroit. A bar fight turns fatal, leaving Vincent Chin - a Chinese-American man - beaten to death at the hands of two white men, autoworker Ronald Ebens and his s...
Genre: Steamy Romance
Bared to You
Details: He was beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I’d never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...
Genre: Steamy Romance
The Hookup Plan
Details: Successful pediatric surgeon London Kelley just needs to find some balance and de-stress. According to her friends Samiah and Taylor, what London really needs is a casual hookup. A night of fun with no strings. But no one—least of all London—expected it to go down at her high school reunion with Drew Sullivan, millionaire, owner of deli...
Genre: Clean Romance
Details: Abigail and Amanda may have married brothers, but they have almost nothing else in common (and really, they never did get along very well). After their husbands both pass away within a year of one another, they have no reason to interact. Their connection drops to an awkward phone call on birthdays and an exchange of holiday cards.
Genre: Literature and Fiction
The Girls with No Names
Details: Growing up in New York City in the 1910s, Luella and Effie Tildon realize that even as wealthy young women, their freedoms come with limits. But when the sisters discover a shocking secret about their father, Luella, the brazen elder sister, becomes emboldened to do as she pleases. Her rebellion comes with consequences, and one morning ...
Touched by Fire (Demons of New Chicago Book 1)
Details: First in a new series: Smart-mouthed bounty hunter Piper has spent the last decade hunting supernaturals — but when a demon summoning goes awry, she discovers she’s bonded to one. And in order to survive, she might just have to make a deal with the devil himself…
Genre: Science Fiction
Details: The future is here...in an adventure of cosmic dimension. In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who - or what - is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe. In Contact, he predicts its future - and our own.
Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace
Details: Part manual, part manifesto, a humorous yet incisive guide to navigating subtle sexism at work - a Lean In for the Buzzfeed generation that provides real-life career advice and humorous reinforcement for a new generation of professional women.
Defining Wealth for Women: (n.) Peace, Purpose, and Plenty of Cash!
Details: From the outside, you have it all: the advanced degree and fulfilling career, the loving family and nice home. But inside, it’s a different story. Student loans and credit card debt still follow you around, and living paycheck to paycheck feels like you’ve missed an important memo only your financially free counterparts received.
Genre: Biography and Memoir
An Abbreviated Life: A Memoir
Details: A beautiful, startling, and candid memoir about growing up without boundaries, in which Ariel Leve recalls with candor and sensitivity the turbulent time she endured as the only child of an unstable poet for a mother and a beloved but largely absent father, and explores the consequences of a psychologically harrowing childhood as she se...