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Below you’ll find audiobook recommendations from the Plano Public Library. This is just a sample of the audiobooks in our collection, and you can visit a library location for assistance in finding personalized recommendations.
Flux by Jinwoo Chong, narrated by David Lee Huynh. A young man’s reality unravels when he suspects his mysterious new employers have inadvertently discovered time travel–and are using it to cover up a string of violent crimes. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
The Celebrants written and narrated by Steven Rowley. A decades-old pact offers a group of college friends the chance to throw each other “living funerals,” in the next poignant and humorous novel by the bestselling author of The Guncle. eAudiobook / eBook.
The Verifiers by Jane Pek, narrated by Eunice Wong. Claudia Lin is used to keeping secrets from her family, including that she’d just been stealth recruited by a referrals-only online-dating detective agency. A lifelong mystery reader who wrote her senior thesis on Jane Austen, Claudia believes she’s landed her ideal job. But when a client goes missing, Claudia breaks protocol to investigate—and uncovers a maelstrom of personal and corporate deceit. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
Las Biuty Queens by Ivan Monalisa Ojeda, translated by Hannah Kauders and read by Luis Chavez. Drawing from his/her own experience as a trans performer, sex worker, and undocumented immigrant, Iván Monalisa Ojeda chronicles the lives of Latinx queer and trans immigrants in New York City. eAudiobook.
The House of Beaufort by Nathen Amin, read by Graham Mack. The Beauforts fell with the House of Lancaster during the 1460s and 1470s, and their hopes and fortunes came to rest upon the shoulders of a teenage widow named Margaret and her young son, Henry. From her would rise the House of Tudor, the most famous of all England’s royal houses and a dynasty who owed their crown to their forebears, the House of Beaufort. From bastards to princes, the Beauforts are medieval England’s most intriguing family. Print / eAudiobook.
Once upon a Tome written and read by Oliver Darkshire. By turns unhinged and earnest, Once Upon a Tome is the colorful story of life in one of the world’s oldest bookshops and a love letter to the benign, unruly world of antiquarian bookselling, where to be uncommon or strange is the best possible compliment. Print / eAudiobook.
All the Beauty in the World written and read by Patrick Bringley. A fascinating, revelatory portrait of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and its treasures by a former New Yorker staffer who spent a decade as a museum guard. Print / eAudiobook.
Yellowface by R.F. Kuang, narrated by Helen Laser. What’s the harm in a pseudonym? New York Times bestselling sensation Juniper Song is not who she says she is, she didn’t write the book she claims she wrote, and she is most certainly not Asian American–in this chilling and hilariously cutting novel about diversity, racism and cultural appropriation in the publishing industry. eAudiobook / eBook.
Chain-Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, narrated by Shayna Small, Aaron Goodson, Michael Crouch and Lee Osorio. Two top women gladiators fight for their freedom within a depraved private prison system not so far-removed from America’s own. eAudiobook / eBook.
The Sun and the Star by Rick Riordan and Mark Oshiro, narrated by A.J. Beckles. Nico, the son of Hades, and his boyfriend Will, the son of Apollo, travel to Tartarus, the deepest, darkest part of the Underworld, as they attempt to rescue an old friend. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
Your Plantation Prom is Not Okay by Kelly McWilliams, narrated by Henriette Zoutomou. This sharp-witted, timely novel explores cancel culture, anger, and grief, and challenges the romanticization of America’s racist past with humor and heart. eAudiobook.
Warrior Girl Unearthed by Angeline Boulley, narrated by Isabella Star LaBlanc. With the rising number of missing Indigenous women, her family’s involvement in a murder investigation, and grave robbers profiting off her Anishinaabe tribe, Perry takes matters into her own hands to solve the mystery and reclaim her people’s inheritance. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertalli, narrated by Caitlin Kinnunen. Imogen Scott may be hopelessly heterosexual, but she’s got the World’s Greatest Ally title locked down. Then her friend Lili drops a tiny queer bombshell: she’s told all her college friends that Imogen and Lili used to date. Of course, the more time Imogen spends with Lili’s chaotic, freckle-faced best friend Tessa, the more she starts to wonder if her truth was ever all that straight to begin with. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
The Second Death of Edie and Violet Bond by Amanda Glaze, narrated by Sophie Amoss. Seventeen-year-old twins–and powerful mediums–Edie and Violet Bond are part of a Spiritualist show, a tight-knit group of young women who express unladylike talents and opinions under the guise of communing with spirits, but when the dark spirit responsible for their mother’s death crosses into the land of the living, the twins race against time to uncover a killer who will stop at nothing to cheat death. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
Dear Medusa written and narrated by Olivia A. Cole. In this novel in verse, sixteen-year-old Alicia copes with sexual abuse as she grapples with how to reclaim her story, her anger, and her body in a world that seems determined to punish her for the sin of surviving. eAudiobook / eBook.
The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson, narrated by Candace Thaxton. Elena, the first scientifically confirmed virgin birth, acquires the ability to heal by touch at age sixteen, the same year that people start disappearing in beams of light, causing her to wonder if she is bringing about the Apocalypse. Print / eAudiobook.
My name is Jason. Mine Too by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin, read by the authors. One a poet. One an artist. One Black. One white. Two voices. One journey. To move to New York, and make it in New York. Best friends willing to have a hard life if it meant a happy life. All they needed was a chance. A reissue of a memoir of a moment in time within a lifetime of friendship. Print / eAudiobook.
Abuela, Don’t Forget Me by Rex Ogle, read by Ramon De Ocampo. Rex Ogle’s companion to Free Lunch and Punching Bag weaves humor, heartbreak, and hope into life-affirming poems that honor his grandmother’s legacy. Print / eAudiobook / eBook.
Nic Blake and the Remarkables by Angie Thomas, narrated by Joniece Abbott-Pratt. It’s not easy being a Remarkable in the Unremarkable world. All Nic Blake wants is to be a powerful Manifestor like her dad. But before she has a chance to convince him to teach her the gift, a series of shocking revelations and terrifying events launch Nic and two friends on a hunt to save her father from imprisonment for a crime she refuses to believe he committed. eAudiobook / eBook.
The White Rabbit from the Moon by Jian Li, read by Joy Yao. In this beautifully illustrated fable, the White Rabbit must save the city from the pandemic that is raging among its residents. Vox book.
La Supercapa de Abuela by Ana Siqueira, read by Andres Hernandez. Saturdays are superhero days. Equipped with their milkshakes and capas, Luis and his abuela can turn anything into an adventure. But when Abuela gets sick, Luis has to learn a new way to be a hero. Vox book.
Sadiq and the Desert Star by Siman Nuurali, narrated by Haruun Muse. Sadiq’s father is going on a business trip, but before he goes he tells Sadiq a story of the Desert Star, which fits in perfectly with Sadiq’s third grade class field trip to the planetarium, and inspires Sadiq to build a simple telescope to study the stars when his father returns. Print / Vox book.
Unlawful Orders by Barbara Binns, read by Preston Butler III. The Tuskegee Airmen heroically fought for the right to be officers of the US military so that they might participate in World War II by flying overseas to help defeat fascism. However, after winning that battle, they faced their next great challenge at Freeman Field, Iowa, where racist white officers barred them from entering the prestigious Officers’ Club that their rank promised them. The Freeman Field Mutiny, as it became known, would eventually lead to the desegregation of the US armed forces, forever changing the course of American history and race relations. Print / eAudiobook.
Sisters of the Lost Marsh written and narrated by Lucy Strange. Life is hard for Willa, Grace, Freya, and their three younger sisters. Six motherless girls working a farm, living in fear of their cruel father and the superstition that obsesses him – the Curse of Six Daughters. When Grace vanishes, Willa goes after her, following a trail that leads into the dangerous Lost Marsh, where it is said a will-o’-the-wisp lures lost souls into the dark waters of the mire. If Willa is to survive and reunite her family, she will need to unravel the secrets her father has kept hidden, and face her own deepest fears. Print / eAudiobook.
Nikhil out Loud written and narrated by Maulik Pancholy. Thirteen-year-old Nikhil Shah is the beloved voice actor for Raj Reddy on the hit animated series Raj Reddy in Outer Space. But being a star on TV doesn’t mean you have everything figured out behind the scenes. Some mysteries—like new friendships or a sick grandparent or finding the courage to speak out about what’s right—don’t wrap up neatly between commercial breaks. Print / eAudiobook.
Mihi Ever After by Tae Keller, narrated by Triya Leong. When she and her new friends discover a portal to a fairy tale realm, Mihi Whan Park finally gets her shot at being a princess, but she must decide where her loyalties lie when her friends want to go home. Print / eAudiobook.