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Collection Development Fall road trips are coming! 9 September audiobooks to order today

Typically we never want summer to end…BUT this year, September can’t come soon enough. Don’t miss out on 9 must-hear audiobooks arriving in this year’s 9th month!

1. THE Sequel of the Season
The Testaments
On sale September 10, 2019
CLIP COMING SOON
In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. Named to the Booker Prize Longlist!
When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her—freedom, prison or death. With THE TESTAMENTS, the wait is over.
2. First Novel from Coates
The Water Dancer (Oprah's Book Club)
Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Read by: Joe Morton
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 24, 2019
In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, brings home the most intimate evil of enslavement: the cleaving and separation of families. Read by Emmy-Award Winner, Joe Morton.

“Beautifully written, this is a deeply and soulfully imagined look at slavery and human aspirations.”—Booklist, starred review

3. Perk Up Those (Mouse) Ears
The Ride of a Lifetime
Author: Robert Iger
Read By: Jim Frangione and Robert Iger
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 24, 2019
A grand vision defined: The CEO of Disney, one of Time’s most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life. The business listen of the year!
4. Woodson Behind the Mic
Red at the Bone
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Read By: Jacqueline Woodson and Various
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 17, 2019
An extraordinary new audiobook about the influence of history on a contemporary family, from the New York Times-bestselling and National Book Award-winning author Brown Girl Dreaming.

“Woodson’s ear for music—whether Walt Whitman’s or A Tribe Called Quest’s—is exhilarating, as is her eye for detail.”—Kirkus, starred review

5. A Reimagined Literary Adventure
Quichotte
Author: Salman Rushdie
Read by: Vikas Adam
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 3, 2019
A dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age—an epic tour de force that is as much an homage to an immortal work of literature as it is to the quest for love and family, by Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie. Named to the Booker Prize Longlist!

“Humane and humorous. Rushdie is in top form, serving up a fine piece of literary satire.”—Kirkus, starred review

6. HOW TO Make Your Commute Better
How To
Author: Randall Munroe
Read by: Wil Wheaton
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 3, 2019
The world’s most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer.

“An enjoyable treat”—Kirkus

7. Listen While You Craft
A Single Thread
Author: Tracy Chevalier
Read by: Fenella Woolgar
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 17, 2019
An immersive, moving story of a woman coming into her own at the dawn of the Second World War, from internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier.

“A compelling portrait of women not lost but thriving against the odds.”—Kirkus

8. Blockbuster Series Return
Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill
Author: Reed Farrel Coleman
Read by: James Naughton
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 10, 2019
The opioid epidemic has reached Paradise, and Police Chief Jesse Stone must rush to stop the devastation in the latest thriller in Robert B. Parker’s New York Times-bestselling series.

Series Praise:
“[Naughton’s] vocal characterization of Stone is excellent…Naughton maintains the leisurely persona of Stone yet instills tension and drive into the story.”—AudioFile Earphones Award

9. Another Blockbuster Series Return
The Titanic Secret
Author: Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul
Read by: Scott Brick
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
On sale September 10, 2019
When Isaac Bell attempts to decipher the forbidding deaths of nine men, he encounters a secret so powerful it could dictate the fate of the world in this riveting thriller by the #1 New York Times-bestselling author.

Series Praise:
“Scott Brick’s narration is masterly and adds to the entertainment value.”—Library Journal

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