LibraryReads Make Great Listens
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February’s LibraryReads on audio feature an exciting thriller set in the world of classical music, a clever queer romantic comedy, a moving debut about a family’s hidden past, an amateur sleuth for the ages, and a Hall of Fame favorite—titles that are sure to drive your TBR pile! See the full list of February 2022 LibraryReads picks here. And look out for clips on the list below to hear why LibraryReads Make Great Listens!

Black Cake
Author: Charmaine Wilkerson
Read By: Lynnette R. Freeman and Simone Mcintyre
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In this moving debut novel, two estranged siblings must set aside their differences to deal with their mother’s death and her hidden past—a journey of discovery that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake.
Delilah Green Doesn't Care
Author: Ashley Herring Blake
Read by: Kristen DiMercurio
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A clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love—with all its complications—by debut author Ashley Herring Blake.
The Verifiers
Author: Jane Pek
Read by: Eunice Wong
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Introducing Claudia Lin: a sharp-witted amateur sleuth for the 21st century. This debut novel follows Claudia as she verifies people’s online lives, and lies, for a dating detective agency in New York City.
The Violin Conspiracy
Author: Brendan Slocumb
Read By: JD Jackson and Brendan Slocumb
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A riveting page-turner about a Black classical musician’s desperate quest to recover his lost violin on the eve of the most prestigious musical competition in the world.

HALL OF FAME

An Impossible Impostor
Author: Deanna Raybourn
Read by: Angèle Masters
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While investigating a man claiming to be the long-lost heir to a noble family, Veronica Speedwell gets the surprise of her life in this new adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–nominated author Deanna Raybourn.
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