Sarah Zimmerman, By: Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Oree Shoth, a blind artist, takes in a strange homeless man on an impulse. Steven Strait, By: Tue Jul 7, 2020 11:30am. The narrator Landon Woodson was perfect for the character and plot! But so do those left behind - hopeless and unbeautiful wastes of humanity who should have died out ages ago. This story perfectly captures how I feel. As she fights for her life, she draws ever closer to the secrets of her mother's death and her family's bloody history.Â, An alien invasion comes to one man’s doorstep in the form of a story-creature, followed by death and rebirth in a transformed Earth, in this Tor.com Original science fiction tale from Jeff VanderMeer, the New York Times best-selling author of the Southern Reach trilogy.Â, By: Most of the time I had no idea what was going on. What will become of our self-destructed planet? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. The season of endings grows darker, as civilization fades into the long cold night. In the Bronx, a Lenape gallery director discovers strange graffiti scattered throughout the city, so beautiful and powerful it's as if the paint is literally calling to her. N. K. Jemisin, Narrated by: What starts off as an odd suicide case for Special Investigator Fatma el-Sha’arawi leads her through the city’s underbelly as she encounters rampaging ghouls, saucy assassins, clockwork angels, and plot that could unravel time itself, in P. Djèlí Clark's Tor.Com Original, A Dead Djinn in Cairo. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. She has seen the evil of the world and accepted what her mother will not admit: that sometimes what is corrupt cannot be cleansed, only destroyed. Jason Isaacs, Narrated by: For 2,000 years, the Arameri family has ruled the world by enslaving the very gods that created mortalkind. Choose from bestsellers and new releases. “Landon Woodson's captivating singing opens this stand-alone short story...Woodson's agile and engaging narration makes listeners wary of the ominous threats and feel all the anticipation for the battle to come." However, great (AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner). Once free, he must retrieve the three “tools” that will restore his power and help him to rebuild his dominion, which has deteriorated in his absence. Kai Ashante Wilson, Narrated by: A great book that I highly recommend.” Interviews: NovelKnight, Unbound Worlds, Jean BookNerd, MyLifeMyBooksMyEscape, Jera’s Jamboree, more to come. Someone must show them the way. Riz Ahmed, The City Born Great is a Tor.com Original. But if Essun does what he asks, it would seal the fate of the Stillness forever. Jeff VanderMeer, Narrated by: Cancel anytime. Amie Kaufman, It's a beautiful idea, particularly if you live in a city you love, as I do. Cancel anytime. In the city of Shadow, beneath the World Tree, alleyways shimmer with magic and godlings live hidden among mortalkind. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. $14.95/month after 30 days. The City Born Great N.K. I've walked alone in my City, and realized that my City is my friend. India Dupré, and others. A season of endings has begun. Kai Ashante Wilson. The voice actor did a phenomenal job sucking you into the stores at the very beginning. By: By: Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:00am 27 comments 104 Favorites [+] Thus New York will live or die by the efforts of a reluctant midwife...and how well he can learn to sing the city's mighty song. It was a fun and charming listen while I'm waiting for the next book in the trilogy. 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