New York Times Best Sellers

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The New York Times - Hardcover Fiction
  • The Last Mile Audiobook by David Baldacci Narrated by Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy

    The Last Mile

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By David Baldacci
    • Narrated By Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3924)
    Performance
    (3575)
    Story
    (3556)

    Following Memory Man, number-one NYT best-selling author David Baldacci returns with his next thriller featuring detective Amos Decker.

    Edward J Trainor says: "Very disappointed with the narrator Kfy"
  • The Obsession Audiobook by Nora Roberts Narrated by Shannon McManus

    The Obsession

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Nora Roberts
    • Narrated By Shannon McManus
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3703)
    Performance
    (3308)
    Story
    (3288)

    Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father's crimes and made him infamous. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, thousands of miles away from everything she's ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up - especially the determined Xander Keaton.

    Sandy says: "Could have been great. Needed a different narrator"
  • The Nest Audiobook by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney Narrated by Mia Barron

    The Nest

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
    • Narrated By Mia Barron
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1206)
    Performance
    (1045)
    Story
    (1036)

    Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the Plumb family stands out as spectacularly dysfunctional. Years of simmering tensions finally reach a breaking point on an unseasonably cold afternoon in New York City as Melody, Beatrice, and Jack Plumb gather to confront their charismatic and reckless older brother, Leo, freshly released from rehab. Months earlier, an inebriated Leo got behind the wheel of a car with a 19-year-old waitress as his passenger.

    Jean says: "Hang in There, It Grows on You"
  • The Girl on the Train: A Novel Audiobook by Paula Hawkins Narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher

    The Girl on the Train: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Paula Hawkins
    • Narrated By Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (71691)
    Performance
    (62744)
    Story
    (62717)

    Audie Award, Audiobook of the Year, 2016. Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. "Jess and Jason," she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good? Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

    BookReader says: "The Girl on The Train"
  • Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice Audiobook by Curtis Sittenfeld Narrated by Cassandra Campbell

    Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Curtis Sittenfeld
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (541)
    Performance
    (494)
    Story
    (495)

    This version of the Bennet family - and Mr. Darcy - is one that you have and haven't met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late 30s who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help - and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling, and the family is in disarray.

    C. Telfair says: "Lively and Fun"
  • Fool Me Once Audiobook by Harlan Coben Narrated by January LaVoy

    Fool Me Once

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Harlan Coben
    • Narrated By January LaVoy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3759)
    Performance
    (3366)
    Story
    (3359)

    Former special ops pilot Maya, home from the war, sees an unthinkable image captured by her nanny cam while she is at work: her two-year-old daughter playing with Maya's husband, Joe - who had been brutally murdered two weeks earlier. The provocative question at the heart of the mystery: Can you believe everything you see with your own eyes, even when you desperately want to?

    Dani says: "Very disappointed"
  • The Nightingale Audiobook by Kristin Hannah Narrated by Polly Stone

    The Nightingale

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Kristin Hannah
    • Narrated By Polly Stone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (19604)
    Performance
    (17737)
    Story
    (17710)

    Audie Award, Fiction, 2016. From the number-one New York Times bestselling author comes Kristin Hannah’s next novel. It is an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II. She is the author of twenty-one novels. Her previous novels include Home Front, Night Road, Firefly Lane, Fly Away, and Winter Garden.

    Sara says: "Heroic & Harrowing Work Of Fiction"
  • Miller's Valley: A Novel Audiobook by Anna Quindlen Narrated by Brittany Pressley

    Miller's Valley: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Anna Quindlen
    • Narrated By Brittany Pressley
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (251)
    Performance
    (228)
    Story
    (228)

    As a young girl in Miller's Valley, an ordinary farming town that may be facing its final days, Mimi is observing adults, selling corn, growing up and changing, and watching the world around her change, too. As the years go by, the unthinkable starts to seem inevitable. Anna Quindlen's novel takes us through the changing eras of Mimi and her family, as secrets are revealed, and the heartbreaks of growing up and falling in love with the wrong man are overcome.

    Elizabeth says: "Anna Does Not Disappoint"
  • All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Audiobook by Anthony Doerr Narrated by Zach Appelman

    All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Anthony Doerr
    • Narrated By Zach Appelman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (27589)
    Performance
    (24561)
    Story
    (24561)

    Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is 12, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

    Elizabeth says: "Afraid to Write a "Less-Than-Positive" Review"
  • As Time Goes By Audiobook by Mary Higgins Clark Narrated by Jan Maxwell

    As Time Goes By

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Mary Higgins Clark
    • Narrated By Jan Maxwell
    Overall
    (362)
    Performance
    (320)
    Story
    (318)

    Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom after she begins covering a sensational murder trial for the six p.m. news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. When Delaney's friends - Alvirah Meehan and her husband, Willy - offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret they do not want to reveal.

    Kristin says: "A lot of recycled plot points..."
  • Most Wanted Audiobook by Lisa Scottoline Narrated by Julia Whelan

    Most Wanted

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Lisa Scottoline
    • Narrated By Julia Whelan
    Overall
    (952)
    Performance
    (853)
    Story
    (846)

    Christine Nilsson and her husband, Marcus, are desperate for a baby. Unable to conceive, they find themselves facing a difficult choice they had never anticipated. After many appointments with specialists, endless research, and countless conversations, they make the decision to use a donor.

    Moses says: "Great start, but..."
  • The 14th Colony: A Novel Audiobook by Steve Berry Narrated by Scott Brick

    The 14th Colony: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Steve Berry
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    Overall
    (797)
    Performance
    (718)
    Story
    (712)

    What happens if both the president and vice-president-elect die before taking the oath of office? The answer is far from certain - in fact, what follows would be nothing short of total political chaos. Shot down over Siberia, ex-Justice Department agent Cotton Malone is forced into a fight for survival against Aleksandr Zorin, a man whose loyalty to the former Soviet Union has festered for decades into an intense hatred of the United States.

    Wayne says: "5 stars after I overcame my doubts!"
  • The Summer Before the War: A Novel Audiobook by Helen Simonson Narrated by Fiona Hardingham

    The Summer Before the War: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Helen Simonson
    • Narrated By Fiona Hardingham
    Overall
    (602)
    Performance
    (545)
    Story
    (540)

    East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England's brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been so beautiful. Hugh Grange, down from his medical studies, is visiting his aunt Agatha, who lives with her husband in the small, idyllic coastal town of Rye. Agatha's husband works in the Foreign Office, and she is certain he will ensure that the recent saber rattling over the Balkans won't come to anything.

    Sara says: "Not Sure About This Book"
  • Maestra Audiobook by L. S. Hilton Narrated by Emilia Fox

    Maestra

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By L. S. Hilton
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox
    Overall
    (122)
    Performance
    (112)
    Story
    (111)

    By day, Judith Rashleigh is a put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house. By night, she's a hostess at one of the capital's notorious champagne bars, although her work there pales against her activities on nights off. Desperate to make something of herself, Judith knows she has to play the game. She's transformed her accent and taught herself about wine and the correct use of a dessert fork, not to mention the art of discretion. She's learned to be a good girl.

    Adrienne says: "The self-made woman"
  • Lilac Girls: A Novel Audiobook by Martha Hall Kelly Narrated by Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathrin Kana, Martha Hall Kelly

    Lilac Girls: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Martha Hall Kelly
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathrin Kana, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (354)
    Performance
    (322)
    Story
    (318)

    New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline's world is forever changed when Hitler's army invades Poland in September 1939 - and then sets its sights on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement.

    MissSusie66 says: "Highly recommend the audio!"
  • My Struggle, Book 5 Audiobook by Karl Ove Knausgaard Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini

    My Struggle, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Karl Ove Knausgaard
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (11)

    As a 19-year-old, Karl Ove moves to Bergen and invests all of himself in his writing. But his efforts get the opposite effect - he wants it so much that he gets writer's block. At the same time, he sees his friends, one-by-one, publish their debuts. He suspects that he will never get anything published.

    Darwin8u says: "the silence of the living..."
  • War Hawk: A Tucker Wayne Novel Audiobook by James Rollins Narrated by Scott Aiello

    War Hawk: A Tucker Wayne Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By James Rollins
    • Narrated By Scott Aiello
    Overall
    (349)
    Performance
    (328)
    Story
    (326)

    Tucker Wayne's past and his present collide when a former army colleague comes to him for help. She's on the run from brutal assassins hunting her and her son. To keep them safe, Tucker must discover who killed a brilliant young idealist - a crime that leads back to the most powerful figures in the US government.

    shelley says: "My dog could take some lessons!"
  • After You: A Novel Audiobook by Jojo Moyes Narrated by Anna Acton

    After You: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Jojo Moyes
    • Narrated By Anna Acton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4322)
    Performance
    (3888)
    Story
    (3870)

    How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started.

    Jan says: "After You.. Comes a Lot of Drama"
  • Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Audiobook by Jacqueline Winspear Narrated by Orlagh Cassidy

    Journey to Munich: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Jacqueline Winspear
    • Narrated By Orlagh Cassidy
    Overall
    (596)
    Performance
    (534)
    Story
    (535)

    It's early 1938, and Maisie Dobbs is back in England. On a fine yet chilly morning, as she walks toward Fitzroy Square - a place of many memories - she is intercepted by Brian Huntley and Robert MacFarlane of the Secret Service. The German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a family member. Because the man's wife is bedridden and his daughter has been killed in an accident, the Secret Service wants Maisie - who bears a striking resemblance to the daughter - to retrieve the man from Dachau....

    Wayne says: "Very intense thriller!"
  • The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel Audiobook by Dominic Smith Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini

    The Last Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Dominic Smith
    • Narrated By Edoardo Ballerini
    Overall
    (123)
    Performance
    (116)
    Story
    (116)

    In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted as a master painter to the Guild of St. Luke's in Holland, the first woman to be so recognized. Three hundred years later, only one work attributed to de Vos is known to remain - a haunting winter scene, At the Edge of a Wood, which hangs over the bed of a wealthy descendant of the original owner. An Australian grad student, Ellie Shipley, struggling to stay afloat in New York, agrees to paint a forgery of the landscape, a decision that will haunt her.

    Mel says: "Undone by Cadmium Yellow"
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