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Awards & Recognition Listen to LibraryReads for June is Audiobook Month!

You can’t go wrong recommending these LibraryReads on audio. From Hall of Fame favorites to please thriller and romance fans, to a #1 pick that reimagines the classic gothic suspense novel…not to mention a new oral history-style listen from Max Brooks, a multi-reader suspense listen from Emily Giffin, and a powerful family story from Brit Bennett—these listens will keep patrons engaged long after Audiobook Month is over. But do share how you plan to celebrate June is Audiobook Month by tweeting @PRHLibrary with #loveaudiobooks. Happy listening! To view the full list of this month’s LibraryReads picks, click here.

Hall of Fame

Home Before Dark
Author: Riley Sager
Read By: Cady McClain and Jon Lindstrom
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of . . . Huff Post’s “10 Of The Most Anticipated Book Releases Of June 2020” • Good Housekeeping’s “The 35 Best Books of 2020 to Add to Your Reading List” • Travel + Leisure’s “20 Most Anticipated Summer 2020 Books” • PopSugar’s 17 Most Anticipated Summer Thrillers • Working Mother’s “The 20 Most Anticipated Books of 2020” • Newsweek’s 20 most anticipated summer reads • Publishers Weekly's "Summer Reads 2020" • BookPage’s “2020 Most Anticipated Thrillers and Mysteries” • Today.
Party of Two
Author: Jasmine Guillory
Read by: Janina Edwards
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
A chance meeting with a handsome stranger turns into a whirlwind affair that gets everyone talking in this New York Times bestseller. Dating is the last thing on Olivia Monroe’s mind when she moves to LA to start her own law firm. But when she meets a gorgeous man at a hotel bar and they spend the entire night flirting, she discovers too late that he is none other than hotshot junior senator Max Powell.

Top Pick

Mexican Gothic
Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Read by: Frankie Corzo
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . . IN DEVELOPMENT AS A HULU ORIGINAL LIMITED SERIES PRODUCED BY KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOSFrom the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes “a terrifying twist on classic gothic horror” (Kirkus Reviews) set in glamorous 1950s Mexico.
Devolution
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z is back with “the Bigfoot thriller you didn’t know you needed in your life, and one of the greatest horror novels I’ve ever read” (Blake Crouch, author of Dark Matter and Recursion).
The Lies That Bind
Author: Emily Giffin
Read By: Brittany Pressley, Will Damron and Vikas Adam
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In the irresistible new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted and Something Borrowed, a young woman falls hard for an impossibly perfect man before he disappears without a trace. . .
The Vanishing Half
Author: Brit Bennett
Read by: Shayna Small
LISTEN TO A CLIP: audio
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! “Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, but it’s especially reminiscent of Toni Morrison’s 1970 debut novel, The Bluest Eye.
You can also find more on these picks over at the Penguin Random House Library blog.

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