Family Fare, Fiction

Looking for something to listen to on that family drive? Here’s a wide-ranging list-from classics to contemporary romances-that might work for your family. Take a listen to be sure!

This list will feature one work with others, individual books or a full series, listed below the author. All works listed will be in audio-book format, you can search for the author to find other works in print or video format.

tuesdaysTuesdays with Morrie
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Albom, Mitch
The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The Time Keeper, The First Phone Call From Heaven, & The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto
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washington-squareWashington Square
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James, Henry
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little-womenLittle Women
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Alcott, Louisa May
Best of America: Seven Classic Short Stories, & Favorite Stories of Christmas Past
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somwhere-safeSomewhere Safe with Somebody Good
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Karon, Jan
Home to Holly Springs, In the company of Others, Light From Heaven, & Shepherds Abiding
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pride-prejudicePride and Prejudice
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Austen, Jane
Emma, Northanger Abbey, & Sense and Sensibility
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life-in-comedyA Life in Comedy
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Keillor, Garrison
Horror!: A Prairie Home Companion & News From Lake Wobegon: Winter
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jlsJonathan Livingston Seagull
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Bach, Richard
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shoot-the-moonShoot the Moon
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Letts, Billie
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tara-roadTara Road
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Binchy, Maeve
Chestnut Street, Nights of Rain and Snow, & A Week in Winter
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view-from-penthouse-bThe View From Penthouse B
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Lipman, Elinor
The Ladies' Man & The Pursuit of Alice Thrift
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cat-turkeyThe Cat Who Talked Turkey
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Braun, Lilian Jackson
The Cat Who Went Bananas, The Cat Who Dropped a Bombshell, & The Cat Who Lived High
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no1-agencyThe No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
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McCall Smith, Alexander
44 Scotland Street, Blue Shoes and Happiness, comforts of a Muddy Sunday, Miracle at Speedy Motors, & others
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girl-pearl-earringGirl with a Pearl Earring
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Chevalier, Tracy
The Lady and the Unicorn, Burning Bright, & The Last Runaway
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beyond-stormBeyond the Gathering Storm
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Oke, Janette
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big-4The Big Four
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Christie, Agatha
Death on the Nile, Death Comes at the End, And Then There Were None, One Two Buckle My Shoe, & others
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river-in-skyA River in the Sky
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Peters, Elizabeth
Tomb of the Golden Bird, A Serpent on the Crown, & Guardian of the Horizon
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no-place-homeNo place Like Home
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Clark, Mary Higgins
All Dressed in White, Before I Say Goodbye, Where Are You Now?, As Time Goes By, & others
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eat-cakeEat Cake
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Ray, Jeanne
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tallgrassTallgrass
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Dallas, Sandra
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glpppsThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
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Shaffer, Mary Ann
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double-shotDouble Shot
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Davison, Diane Mott
Dark Tort, Sweet Revenge, Fatal Flaky, & The Whole Enchilada
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tree-brooklynA Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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Smith, Betty
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study-scarletA Study in Scarlet
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Doyle, Arthur Conan
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV, The Valley of Fear, Classic Tales of Horror & Suspense, & Mystery! Mystery!: Sherlock Holmes for Children
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longest-rideThe Longest Ride
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Sparks, Nicholas
See Me, Safe Haven, The Last Song, The Lucky One, & others
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house-on-strandThe House on the Strand
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Du Maurier, Daphne
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lucia-luciaLucia, Lucia
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Trigiani, Adriana
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perfect-dayA Perfect Day
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Evans, Richard Paul
The Gift, Finding Noel, The Christmas List, Walking on Water, & others
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huckfinnThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
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Twain, Mark
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg, & others
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standing-rainbowStanding in the Rainbow
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Flagg, Fannie
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion, & A Redbird Christmas
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spool-bthreadA Spool of Blue Thread
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Tyler, Anne
Beginners Lullaby & Amateur Marriage
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after-paradeAfter the Parade
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Garlock, Dorothy
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age-of-innocenceAge of Innocence
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Wharton, Edith
Ethan Frome & House of Mirth
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nightingaleThe Nightingale
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Hannah, Kristen
Fly Away, Comfort and Joy, The Things we do for Love, & Summer Island
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