LibraryReads Make Great Listens
Awards & Recognition, Collection Development Listen to the May 2022 LibraryReads on Audio!

May’s LibraryReads on audio feature two delightfully gothic horror novels, a literary murder-mystery, a time-travel romance, and FOUR Hall of Fame favorites—titles that are sure to drive your TBR pile! See the full list of May 2022 LibraryReads picks here. Look out for clips on the list below to hear why LibraryReads Make Great Listens!

The Hacienda
Author: Isabel Cañas
Read By: Victoria Villarreal and Lee Osorio
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Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, a sinister haunting, and the woman pulled into their clutches…
The Murder of Mr. Wickham
Author: Claudia Gray
Read by: Billie Fulford-Brown
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A summer house party turns into a thrilling whodunit when Jane Austen’s Mr. Wickham—one of literature’s most notorious villains—meets a sudden and suspicious end in this brilliantly imagined mystery featuring Austen’s leading literary characters.
This Time Tomorrow
Author: Emma Straub
Read by: Marin Ireland
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With her celebrated humor, insight, and heart, beloved New York Times bestseller Emma Straub offers her own twist on traditional time travel tropes, and a different kind of love story.
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Author: Kiersten White
Read by: Emma Galvin
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A high-stakes hide-and-seek competition turns deadly in this dark supernatural thriller from New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White.

HALL OF FAME

Adult Assembly Required
Author: Abbi Waxman
Read by: Emily Rankin
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A young woman arrives in Los Angeles determined to start over and discovers she doesn’t need to leave everything behind after all, from Abbi Waxman, USA Today bestselling author of The Bookish Life of Nina Hill.

Audiobook Assembly: Emily Rankin is back! She received praise for narrating The Bookish Life of Nina Hill: “There’s a sweet storytelling air to Emily Rankin’s portrayal of Nina. . .”—AudioFile

HALL OF FAME

Book Lovers
Author: Emily Henry
Read by: Julia Whelan
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An insightful, delightful new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation.

Audiobook Lovers Rejoice! BOOK LOVERS reunites Emily Henry and award-winning narrator Julia Whelan (GONE GIRL, EDUCATED), who also narrated BEACH READ and PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION.

HALL OF FAME

The Lioness
A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant.

HALL OF FAME

The Wedding Dress Sewing Circle
Author: Jennifer Ryan
Read by: Sophie Robert
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Three plucky women lift the spirits of home-front brides in wartime Britain, where clothes rationing leaves little opportunity for pomp or celebration—even at weddings—in this heartwarming novel based on true events, from the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir.
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