Listen and Lounge
Summertime brings poolside listens, long leisurely strolls, and great audiobooks to keep you company. Listen to these excerpts of summer’s most anticipated audiobooks!
Bring Me Back by B. A. Paris, read by Kevin Hely and Cathleen McCarron
Finn and Layla are on vacation when Finn stops at a gas station to use the restroom. When he comes back Layla is gone. Ten years later Finn is engaged to Layla’s sister, Ellen. Errie signs of Layla keep popping up. Has Layla been hiding in plain sight all this time?
So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know by Retta, read by the author
Laugh out loud while Retta narrates the story of her rise from roaches to riches. Her performance is so animated and personal that it feels like you’re best friends catching up.
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage, read by Gabra Zackman
Sweetness can be deceptive… Hanna absolutely adores her dad but we can’t say the same thing for her mother Suzette. She’ll do anything to get rid of Suzette and to keep her away from her beloved father, permanently.
Before and Again by Barbara Delinsky, read by Mary Stuart Masterson
Before and Again is a story of the relationships we find ourselves in—mothers and daughters, spouses and siblings, true companions and fair-weather friends—and what kind of sacrifices we are or aren’t willing to make to sustain them through good times and bad.
How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson, read by Poppy Miller
Kate Reddy is turning 50 and is trying to juggle her teenage children, mother and in-laws, husband facing a mid-life crisis, and jumping back into the workforce? I mean… how hard can it be?