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TOMI ADEYEMI Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2 Children of Blood and Bone won the 2018 Audie Award for Audiobook of the Year. Now the long-awaited sequel finally arrives, with narrator Bahni Turpin once again at the helm. Read by Bahni Turpin Macmillan Audio Unabridged Young Adult Trade Ed.: CD ISBN 9781250309914 $39.99 (also DD) Release date: December 3 JEFF VANDERMEER Dead Astronauts VanderMeer is known for his weird and literary approach to sci-fi. The Company, now defunct, once experimented with enhanced creatures; now many lives, includ- ing those of three astronauts, are at stake. Read by Emily Woo Zeller Blackstone Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD $17.47 Release date: December 3 ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH The Peppermint Tea Chronicles A new installment in the 44 Scotland Street series might be just the thing to curl up with on a chilly winter day. Read by Robert Ian Mackenzie Recorded Books Unabridged Library Ed.: CD ISBN 9781980031567 $92.75 (also MP3, DD) Release date: December 3 BERNARDINE EVARISTO Girl, Woman, Other Evaristo's novel shares the 2019 Booker Prize with Margaret Atwood's The Testaments. Read by Anna-Maria Nabirye Blackstone Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD $24.47 Release date: December 3 ALYSSA COLE The A.I. Who Loved Me Trinity discovers that her handsome new neighbor is an A.I. who wants to learn to be human. This new romance from Alyssa Cole gets the star treatment with a cast of narrators. Read by Regina Hall, Mindy Kaling, Feodor Chin, Thérèse Plummer, Dina Pearlman, Neil Hellegers, Adenrele Ojo, Kyla Garcia Audible, Inc. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD $29.95 Release date: December 3 CARMEN MARIA MACHADO In the Dream House An inventive memoir that examines a troubled relationship and domestic abuse from many angles. Read by Carmen Maria Machado HighBridge Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: CD ISBN 9781684572786 $34.99 (also DD) Release date: December 19 KILEY REID Such a Fun Age This highly anticipated debut novel takes on the issues of privilege and race that arise between a white mother and her black babysitter. Read by Nicole Lewis Penguin Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD ISBN 9780593107065 $22.50 Books on Tape Library Ed.: DD ISBN 9780593107072 $95.00 Release date: December 31 ANN NAPOLITANO Dear Edward A 12-year-old boy is the only survivor in a plane crash—and then the rest of his life begins. Read by Cassandra Campbell Random House Audio Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD ISBN 9780593150979 $20.00 Books on Tape Library Ed.: DD ISBN 9780593150986 $76.00 Release date: January 7 ADA CALHOUN Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis Calhoun's new audiobook might just be the smart, sympathetic friend middle-aged women need in their lives. Reader TBA Audible, Inc. Unabridged Trade Ed.: DD $29.95 Release date: January 7 NIC STONE Clean Getaway In this first middle-grade novel from Stone, 11-year-old Scoob takes a road trip through the past and present of the American South with his grandmother. Read by Dion Graham Listening Library Unabridged Ages 8+ Trade Ed.: CD ISBN 9780593155387 $30.00 (also DD) Library Ed.: DD ISBN 9780593155400 $38.00 Release date: January 7 Editors' Picks New Releases Online! Hundreds of upcoming titles at 8 n AudioFile/

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