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This month’s LibraryReads on audio will enable you to become an expert armchair traveler, a bibliophile, and escape into mythology.These titles are sure to drive your TBR pile! See the full list of February 2021 LibraryReads picks here.

The Kitchen Front
Author: Jennifer Ryan
Read by: Jasmine Blackborow
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From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir comes an unforgettable novel of a BBC-sponsored wartime cooking competition and the four women who enter for a chance to better their lives.


Why try the audio?
Fans loved The Chillbury Ladies’ Choir, where “occasional choruses of an actual women’s choir s[ang] the pieces that are mentioned in the book”—Booklist

Much Ado About You
Author: Samantha Young
Read by: Imani Jade Powers
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The cozy comforts of an English village bookstore open up a world of new possibilities for Evie Starling in this charming new romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young.

Why try the audio? Imani Jade Powers is no stranger to narrating romance novels. AudioFile highlighted her “light, lively voice” in her narration of THE SECRET FRENCH RECIPES OF SOPHIE VALROUX and she is sure to deliver on this charming new romantic comedy.

The Witch's Heart
Author: Genevieve Gornichec
Read by: Jayne Entwistle
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When a banished witch falls in love with the legendary trickster Loki, she risks the wrath of the gods in this moving, subversive debut novel that reimagines Norse mythology.

Why try the audio?  “Jayne Entwistle’s flawless narration brings to life a small English village, the city of London, and the many memorable characters in this novel.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner for The Spies of Shilling Lane

HALL OF FAME:

The Nature of Fragile Things
Author: Susan Meissner
Read By: Alana Kerr Collins and Jason Culp
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April 18, 1906: A massive earthquake rocks San Francisco just before daybreak, igniting a devouring inferno. Lives are lost, lives are shattered, but some rise from the ashes forever changed.

Why try the audio? Both Collins and Culp are seasoned narrators who will bring this gripping novel to life through the themes of friendship, love, and female solidarity.

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