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Author: Elizabeth Strout | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: April 25, 2017
An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss in this new work of fiction by #1 bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.

Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others.
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Author: Mary Torjussen | Narrator: Emily Pennant-Rea
Release Date: April 18, 2017
A jaw-dropping novel of psychological suspense that asks, If the love of your life disappeared without a trace, how far would you go to find out why.  
 
Hannah Monroe's boyfriend, Matt, is gone. His belongings have disappeared from their house.
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Author: David Grann | Narrator: Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee and Danny Campbell
Release Date: April 18, 2017
From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history
       
In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma.
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Author: Anita Shreve | Narrator: Suzanne Elise Freeman
Release Date: April 18, 2017
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Weight of Water and The Pilot's Wife (an Oprah's Book Club selection). an exquisitely suspenseful new novel about an extraordinary young woman tested by a catastrophic event and its devastating aftermath--based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history

In October 1947, after a summer long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast from Bar Harbor to Kittery and are soon racing out of control from town to village.
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Author: Elizabeth Kostova | Narrator: George Guidall, Fred Berman, Barbara Caruso and Barrie Kreinik
Release Date: April 11, 2017
From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes a mesmerizing novel that spans the past and the present—and unearths the troubled history of a gorgeous but haunted country.

A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother.
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Author: Omar El Akkad | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: April 04, 2017
An audacious and powerful debut novel. a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself.
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Author: Sylvain Neuvel | Narrator: Various
Release Date: April 04, 2017
In the gripping sequel to Sleeping Giants, which was hailed by Pierce Brown as “a luminous conspiracy yarn . . . reminiscent of The Martian and World War Z,” Sylvain Neuvel’s innovative series about human-alien contact takes another giant step forward.
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Author: Hannah Tinti
Release Date: March 28, 2017
A coming-of-age novel and a literary thrill ride about the price we pay to protect the people we love most.

“A father-daughter road trip you won’t soon forget.”—Richard Russo


Samuel Hawley isn’t like the other fathers in Olympus, Massachusetts.
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Author: Debbie Macomber | Narrator: Khristine Hvam
Release Date: March 21, 2017
#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber has written an emotionally stirring novel that shows how sometimes a choice can seem wrong even though it’s absolutely right.

If not for her loving but controlling parents, Beth Prudhomme might never have taken charge of her life and moved from her native Chicago to Portland, Oregon, where she’s reconnected with her spirited Aunt Sunshine and found a job as a high school music teacher.
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Author: Meg Howrey | Narrator: Mozhan Marno
Release Date: March 14, 2017
A brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them—and their families—changed forever.
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Author: Brad Parks | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: March 07, 2017
“Terrific book. Truly terrific. Tension throughout and tears at the end. What could be better than that.”—Sue Grafton
 
“Outstanding—starts with a bang and gets tenser and tenser. Say Nothing shows Parks is a quality writer at the top of his form.
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Author: Michael Finkel | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: March 07, 2017
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.
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