Audiobooks with a Strong Female Lead

Audiobooks with a Strong Female Lead

During the month of March, we recognize and give tribute to the numerous ways women have enriched our lives and the world we live in, both historically and presently.

To commemorate this, we are celebrating in the most appropriate way we know: by reading works written by and centering around female authors!

Genre: Mystery

Barbed Wire Heart

By Denise Mina, Narrated by Cathleen McCarron
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioMysteryNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Harley McKenna is the only child of North County's biggest criminal. Duke McKenna's run more guns, cooked more meth, and killed more men than anyone around. Harley's been working for him since she was 16 - collecting debts, sweet-talking her way out of trouble, and dreading the day he'd deem her ready to rule the rural drug empire he's ...
$25.95 $29.65
Genre: Mystery

The Widows of Malabar Hill

By Sujata Massey, Narrated by Soneela Nankani
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioMysteryNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Bombay, 1921: Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that makes her especially devoted to championing and protecting women's legal rights.
$26.99 $31.49
Genre: Thriller and Suspense


By Tess Sharpe, Narrated by Tess Sharpe
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookThriller and SuspenseWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: The day Anna McDonald's quiet, respectable life explodes starts off like all the days before: Packing up the kids for school, making breakfast, listening to yet another true crime podcast. Then her husband comes downstairs with an announcement, and Anna is suddenly, shockingly alone.
$24.94 $28.50
Genre: True Crime

Buried Memories: The Bloody Crimes and Execution of the Texas Black Widow

By Irene Pence, Narrated by George Newbern
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookTrue CrimeWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: 1985, Gun Barrel City, Texas: Police searching for missing Fire Department captain Jimmy Don dug inside a wishing well in the neatly tended garden of Beets's wife, 48-year-old Betty Lou Beets. Not only did they find his body, but they also found the body of Betty Lou's fourth husband, Doyle Wayne Barker. It wasn't long before investigat...
$24.49 $27.99
Genre: Clean Romance

The Boyfriend Project

By Farrah Rochon, Narrated by Je Nie Fleming
Tags: AppleAudibleClean RomanceGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Samiah never thought she would be "that" girl. But a live tweet of a horrific date just revealed the painful truth: She's been catfished by a 3-timing jerk of a boyfriend. Suddenly, Samiah - along with his two other "girlfriends", London and Taylor - have gone viral online. Now, the three new besties are making a pact to spend the next ...
$17.49 $28.50
Genre: Steamy Romance

Yes & I Love You

By Roni Loren, Narrated by Desiree Ketchum
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookSteamy RomanceWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Everyone knows Miz Poppy, the vibrant reviewer whose commentary brightens the New Orleans nightlife. But no one knows Hollyn, the real face behind the media star...or the fear that keeps her isolated. When her boss tells her she needs to add video to her blog or she’ll lose her job, she's forced to rely on an unexpected source to help h...
$26.64 $34.99
Genre: Literature and Fiction

My Sister, the Serial Killer

By Oyinkan Braithwaite, Narrated by Adepero Oduye
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioLiterature and FictionNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead. mKorede’s practicality is the sisters’ saving grace. 
$18.38 $21.00
Genre: Literature and Fiction

Such a Fun Age

By Kiley Reid, Narrated by Nicole Lewis
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioLiterature and FictionNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira Tucker, is confronted while watching the Chamberlains' toddler one night, walking the aisles of their local high-end supermarket. 
$13.08 $28.00
Genre: Fantasy

The Bear and the Nightingale: A Novel

By Katherine Arden, Narrated by Kathleen Gati
Tags: AppleAudibleFantasyGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Winter lasts most of the year at the edge of the Russian wilderness, and in the long nights, Vasilisa and her siblings love to gather by the fire to listen to their nurse’s fairy tales. Above all, Vasya loves the story of Frost, the blue-eyed winter demon. Wise Russians fear him, for he claims unwary souls, and they honor the spirits th...
$23.95 $28.00
Genre: Science Fiction

Remote Control

By Nnedi Okorafor, Narrated by Adjoa Andoh
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookScience FictionWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: The day Fatima forgot her name, Death paid a visit. From hereon in she would be known as Sankofa ­­- a name that meant nothing to anyone but her, the only tie to her family and her past. Her touch is death, and with a glance a town can fall.
$7.43 $10.39
Genre: Biography and Memoir

The Genius of Women: From Overlooked to Changing the World

By Janice Kaplan, Narrated by Janice Kaplan
Tags: AppleAudibleBiography and MemoirGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: Even in this time of rethinking women’s roles, we define genius almost exclusively through male achievement. When asked to name a genius, people mention Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, and Steve Jobs. As for great women? In one survey, the only female genius anyone listed was Marie Curie.
$16.18 $28.00
Genre: Biography and Memoir

Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine

By Olivia Campbell, Narrated by Jean Ann Douglass
Tags: AppleAudibleBiography and MemoirGoogle PlayKobo AudioNookWeekly Deal March 7 2023
Details: In the early 1900s, women were dying in large numbers from treatable diseases because they avoided receiving medical care. Examinations performed by male doctors were often demeaning and even painful. In addition, women faced stigma from illness—a diagnosis could greatly limit their ability to find husbands, jobs or be received in polit...
$27.94 $31.93