Audio Books

The Library Supply Company lists and supplies a broad range of adult and children’s audio books on CD, MP3 and Playaway formats from international partners. We also offer downloadable audio books through the OneClick digital platform. Angus Meek is responsible for audio format sourcing angus@librarysupply.co.nz. You can browse a selection of our latest releases in a variety of audio formats or our entire catalogue here.

The Author Talks - A new series of content

We invite you to our exclusive The Author Talks interviews brought to you by W.F. Howes. Each month, exciting new interviews will be featured with debut and established authors, on video or recorded in the studio where the audiobook was produced.

In a brand new interview Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah talks about her novel The Book of Memory. Interviewed by actress and narrator of the audiobook Chipo Chung, Petina discusses the inspiration behind her novel, and her transition from a writer of short stories to a writer of novels, as well as her favourite writers who have influenced her work.

The Book of Memory by Petina Gappah and narrated by Chipo Chung

Memory is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, after being sentenced for murder. As part of her appeal, her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it. As her story unfolds, Memory reveals that she has been tried and convicted for the murder of Lloyd Hendricks, her adopted father. But who was Lloyd Hendricks? Why does Memory feel no remorse for his death? And did everything happen exactly as she remembers?

Origin by Dan Brown

Origin by Dan Brown

Whoever You Are. Whatever You Believe. Everything Is About To Change. "Origin thrusts Harvard "symbologist" Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind’s two most enduring questions, and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them,” said his publishers in a note about the novel’s plot that is as cryptic as some of the mysteries Langdon has solved in the past.

The Book Of Dust by Philip Pullman

The Book Of Dust by Philip Pullman

The much-anticipated new work from the author of The Golden Compass is here at last! Renowned storyteller Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials for a thrilling and epic adventure in which daemons, alethiometers, and the Magisterium all play a part.The Book of Dust will be a work in three parts, like His Dark Materials. The first book is set ten years before The Golden Compass and centers on the much-loved character Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon.

In The Field by Jesse Loncraine

In The Field by Jesse Loncraine

Journalist Orin Perth disappears somewhere in East Africa after delivering a powerful article on Christine Lokeka, whose son Paul has been snatched by the militia that raided her village. Orin's mother, a retired reporter, is determined to find her son. Heedless of her battle with cancer, she heads into the field. As Liz and Christine deal with their sons' disappearances in their own very different ways, Orin and Paul struggle to stay alive without losing their humanity in the process. This thrilling debut novel grapples with the ethical dilemmas of conflict reporting.

Paddington At Work And Other Stories by Michael Bond

Paddington At Work And Other Stories by Michael Bond

On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age – playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun! But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they’re very surprised. Molly isn’t their dog – they thought she belonged to Anya! With her holiday drawing to a close, can Anya find Molly’s real owners?

A Home For Molly by Holly Webb

A Home For Molly by Holly Webb

On holiday at the seaside, Anya is excited when she meets a friendly family with children her own age – playing with them and their gorgeous puppy, Molly, is so much fun! But when she returns to the beach the next day, she discovers the pup all on its own. Anya sets out to look for her owners, but when she eventually tracks down the family, they’re very surprised. Molly isn’t their dog – they thought she belonged to Anya! With her holiday drawing to a close, can Anya find Molly’s real owners?

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

If magic has a beginning, can it also have an end? When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask - Father Christmas. But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Father Christmas has more than impossible wishes to worry about. Upset elves, reindeer dropping out of the sky, angry trolls and the chance that Christmas might be cancelled.

How To Fool Your Parents by Pete Johnson

How To Fool Your Parents by Pete Johnson

Louis the Laugh returns for more outrageous adventures, so get ready to laugh out loud! Find out why Louis goes to school in his pyjamas and discover the practically foolproof way to get your parents to do anything...

Mr Bliss by J.R.R. Tolkien

Mr Bliss by J.R.R. Tolkien

The tale of Mr Bliss, a man notable for his immensely tall hats and for the girabbit in his garden, whose whimsical decision to buy a motor car quickly becomes a catalogue of disasters. Professor J.R.R. Tolkien invented and illustrated the book of Mr Bliss's adventures for his own children when they were very young. The book was handwritten with lots of detailed and uproarious colour pictures.

The Break by Marian Keyes

The Break by Marian Keyes

Amy's husband Hugh says he isn't leaving her. He still loves her, he's just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. Six months to lose himself in south-east Asia. And there is nothing Amy can say or do about it.dioYes, it's a mid-life crisis, but let's be clear: a break isn't a break up - yet . . .

The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz

The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye by David Lagercrantz

From the author of the #1 international best seller The Girl in the Spider's Web: the new book in the Millennium series, which began with Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Lisbeth Salander, the brilliant hacker, the obstinate outsider, the volatile seeker of justice for herself and others—even she has never been able to uncover the most telling facts of her traumatic childhood, the secrets that might finally, fully explain her to herself.

Queens Of The Conquest by Alison Weir

Queens Of The Conquest by Alison Weir

The lives of England’s medieval queens were packed with incident—love, intrigue, betrayal, adultery, and warfare—but their stories have been largely obscured by centuries of myth and omission. Esteemed biographer Alison Weir provides a fresh perspective and restores these women to their rightful place in history.

The Late Show by Michael Connelly

The Late Show by Michael Connelly

The Late Show is Connelly’s first novel to feature Ballard, who is banished to the Hollywood night shift after her sexual harassment complaint against a male supervisor goes nowhere. In The New York Times, reviewer Janet Maslin called Ballard a “terrific female character... Smart and fierce, she never stops working, to the point of making Bosch look like a slouch.”

An Eagle In The Snow by Michael Morpurgo

An Eagle In The Snow by Michael Morpurgo

England, 1940. Barney and his mother are traveling to the countryside when German planes attack. Their train is forced to take shelter in a tunnel and there, in the darkness, a fellow passenger tells them a story about two young soldiers who came face to face in the previous war. One British, one German. The British soldier was haunted by the encounter once he realized the German was a young Adolf Hitler.

The Secret Kitten by Holly Webb

The Secret Kitten by Holly Webb

Alicia falls in love with a stray kitten whom she names Catkin. She even makes Catkin a home in the greenhouse in their yard. But how long can she keep the kitten a secret?

The Light-keeper's Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol

The Light-keeper's Daughters by Jean E. Pendziwol

Though her mind is still sharp, Elizabeth's eyes have failed. No longer able to linger over her beloved books or gaze at the paintings that move her spirit, she fills the void with music and memories of her family—a past that suddenly becomes all too present when her late father's journals are found amid the ruins of an old shipwreck.

The Dangers Of Family Secrets by Debby Holt

The Dangers Of Family Secrets by Debby Holt

"I look back at our married life and I wonder if there was anything real about it at all..." Genealogist Freya Cameron has the perfect life. A devoted husband of nearly thirty years and career driven, successful twin daughters. But what if it's all a lie? The Dangers of Family Secrets is a gripping story about trust, love and the destructive effects secrets have on a family.

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

Golden Hill by Francis Spufford

The spectacular first novel from acclaimed nonfiction author Francis Spufford follows the adventures of a mysterious young man in mid-eighteenth century Manhattan, thirty years before the American Revolution.“Nothing short of a masterpiece.” —The Guardian.

The President's Gardens by Mushin Al-Ramli

The President's Gardens by Mushin Al-Ramli

Set during the last fifty years of Iraqi history, this novel tells the story of three friends, exploring how ordinary people have been affected by historic events such as wars, the blockade of Iraq and the invasion of Kuwait. It examines the gap between the lifestyle of those in power and ordinary citizens.

Dirty Bertie: Smash! and Fame! by David Roberts and Alan MacDonald

Dirty Bertie: Smash! and Fame! by David Roberts and Alan MacDonald

Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie – the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits – is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways.

Paddington On Top And Other Stories by Micheal Bond

Paddington On Top And Other Stories by Micheal Bond

In this revised edition of Paddington on Top, our favorite bear finds himself caught up in seven fresh and lively adventures, taking him from school to water skis and beyond. Paddington’s trademark innocence and determination are sure to delight readers of all ages.

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins

“Hawkins is at the forefront of a group of female authors – think Gillian Flynn and Megan Abbott – who have reinvigorated the literary suspense novel by tapping a rich vein of psychological menace and social unease… there’s a certain solace to a dark escape, in the promise of submerged truths coming to light.” –Vogue

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.

Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin

Rather Be The Devil by Ian Rankin

Rebus investigates a cold case that just turned red hot. As he settles into an uneasy retirement, Rebus has given up his favorite vices. There's just one habit he can't shake: he can't let go of an unsolved case. It's the only pastime he has left and up until now, it's the only one that wasn't threatening to kill him.

The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

The Deepest Grave by Harry Bingham

A crime from the past. A murder from the future. DS Fiona Griffiths is bored. It's been months since she had a good corpse. Then she gets news; not just of a murder, but of a decapitation, and one committed with an antique sword no less. All that, and, a murder scene laid out like a gruesome crossword clue.