Susan G. Baird

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The Last Grudge

A gripping mystery, allowing listeners to glimpse the ruthlessness of those in power, along with appealing looks at Finnish life and clever comments on American culture and policing techniques.

Fragile Cargo: The World War II Race To Save the Treasures of China’s Forbidden City

Listeners will be on the edge of their seats as they learn about the heroic efforts of Chinese scholars and curators throughout this 16-year mission.

Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew

Although Twitty’s latest is rather uneven, it is enhanced by his engaging narration. Share with listeners looking for an original analysis of food and cultural history.

Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions: A Novel in Interlocking Stories

Superb narration enhances Ogunyemi’s extraordinary writing, with atmospheric Nigeria and its language making this audio a must-listen.

She and Her Cat: Stories

Each story in this charming collection flows naturally, conveying how owners and their pets understand and nurture each other. The outstanding audio production brings listeners the same audience intimacy as a well-performed play.

Banyan Moon

Readers who savor many unexpected twists and a surprising conclusion will be rewarded.

Last Summer on State Street

Audio enriches this soon-to-be-classic story of racism, violence, family, and community. Recommended for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Brit Bennett.

The True Crime File: Serial Killers, Famous Kidnappings, Great Cons, Survivors & Their Stories, Forensics, Oddities & Absurdities, Quotes & Quizzes

With its coverage of more than 200 crimes, this book could have been lurid, but is instead presented with care and respect. An excellent addition to any true crime collection.


This fast-moving but somewhat disjointed story is enhanced in audio with engaging performances by Morison and Keeble. Recommend to fans of Will Ferguson’s The Finder or Todd Robert Petersen’s Picnic in the Ruins.

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