and his mother has been left behind
The Last Castle: The Epic Story of
Love, Loss, and American Royalty in
the Nation’s Largest Home by Denise
Kiernan (Sept., unabridged CD, $29.99,
ISBN 978-1-5012-3824-6) reveals the
true story behind the Gilded Age North
Carolina estate of George Vanderbilt,
Biltmore, one of the largest and grandest
residences built in the U.S.
Retrograde by Peter Cawdron (Sept.,
unabridged CD, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-
5436-0267-8). The international team
that established the Mars Endeavour
colony has planned for just about everything—except for the disaster that strikes
Truth Doesn’t Have a Side: My
Alarming Discovery About the
Danger of Contact Sports by Bennet
Amalu, read by Ron Butler (Aug.,
unabridged CD, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-
5226-5547-3). The pathologist who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) shares his findings about the
brain disease’s links to concussion and his
passion for trying to prevent it.
Year One by Nora Roberts (Dec.,
unabridged CD, $44.99, ISBN 978-1-
5318-3444-9) kicks off the Chronicles of
the One dystopian series featuring a
group of survivors who move out of a
wrecked New York City to a new frontier
in the west.
A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave, read
by Paul Ansdell (Aug., unabridged CD,
$59.99, ISBN 978-1-5200-7126-8). A
blind teenager receives a corneal transplant and begins to see and feel the memories of the donor—his father, a homicide
detective killed while working a case.
Never Coming Back by Alison
McGhee (Oct., unabridged CD, $59.99,
ISBN 978-1-5200-8155-7). Ten years
after leaving home for college, Clara
returns to care for her mother, who has
early-onset Alzheimer’s, and to learn
about her family before it’s too late.
The Secret, Book and Scone Society
by Ellery Adams (Oct., unabridged CD,
$59.99, ISBN 978-1-5200-7965-3).
When one of her customers is found
dead, bookseller Nora forms a secret
society at her bookstore to help solve the
The Patriot: The Shocking and
Surprising True Story of Aaron
Hernandez—A Charmed Superstar,
His Deadly Crimes, and His Explosive
Trials by James Patterson (Jan.,
unabridged CD, $35, ISBN 978-1-4789-
9904-1) offers new first-person accounts
and untold stories about the troubled late
NFL star who was convicted of murder
and committed suicide in prison.
The Revolution of Marina M. by
Janet Fitch (Nov., unabridged CD, $40,
ISBN 978-1-4789-2336-7) tells the story
of the Russian Revolution from the vantage point of one heroic woman whose
privileged life is abruptly turned upside
Righteous by Joe Ide, read by Sullivan
Jones (Oct., unabridged download,
$25.98, ISBN 978-1-4789-3505-6). IQ,
the PI with a knack for solving neighbors’ problems in his east L.A. neighborhood, uncovers a secret about the death of
his brother Marcus.
Sisters First by Jenna Bush Hager and
Barbara Pierce Bush, read by the authors
(Oct., unabridged CD, $35, ISBN 978-1-
4789-8990-5). The former first daughters share funny and poignant personal
The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin, read
by Robin Miles (Aug., unabridged download, $24.98, ISBN 978-1-4789-1629-
1), concludes the postapocalyptic trilogy
that began with The Fifth Season.
Yesterday by Felicia Yap (Aug.,
unabridged download, $25.98, ISBN
978-1-4789-6911-2). This sci-fi murder
mystery told from four different perspec-
tives takes place in a world in which
classes are divided by how much each
group can remember.
Future Home of the Living God by
Louise Erdrich (Nov., unabridged download, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-06-274238-4)
presents a portrait of a young, pregnant
Native American woman who is compelled to fight increasing repression and
growing panic in a dystopian world to
find her own birth mother.
Growing up Fisher by Joely Fisher
(Nov., unabridged download, $24.99,
ISBN 978-0-06-274288-9). In this
memoir, the actress reveals candid stories
about her life, her famous parents, and
how the loss of her sister Carrie Fisher
spurred her to write.
Hunting El Chapo by Cole Merrell,
read by Robert Fass (Oct., unabridged
download, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-06-
269440-9), relates the story of the
American federal lawman who captured
the world’s most wanted drug-lord, El
Chapo, after a dangerous eight-year hunt.
The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor
Henderson, read by Allyson Johnson
(Sept., unabridged download, $34.99,
ISBN 978-0-06-269487-4). This saga set
in 1930 rural Georgia addresses racially
motivated violence, social inequity, and
the ties that bind.
Unbelievable by Katy Tur (Sept.,
unabridged download, $24.99, ISBN
978-0-06-269485-0). The NBC journalist who covered Donald Trump on the
presidential campaign trail offers an
inside look at one of the most surprising
elections in U.S. history.
Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan
(Oct., unabridged download, $24.99,
ISBN 978-0-06-269475-1). Tan recalls
her traumatic childhood, reflects on her
life as a writer, shares shocking truths she
unearthed via family memorabilia, and
explains how her fiction and emotional