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Please enjoy some downloadble titles hand selected by the staff at the Newport Beach Public Library. We will be updating this list from time to time to feature a wide variety of titles. 

Fun and Distracting Fiction
One Less Problem Without You by Beth Harbison - eAudiobook
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes - eBook eAudiobook
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan - eBook eAudiobook
The hypnotist's love story by Laine Moriarty - eBook
Ghosted by Rosie Walsh - eBook
When Life Gives You Lululemons by Lauren Weisberger - eBook eAudiobook

Historical Fiction
Stay with Me by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ - eBook
Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell - eBook eAudiobook
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan - eBook
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan - eBook eAudiobook
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah - eBook eAudiobook
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain - eBook eAudiobook
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate -eBook eAudiobook

Mystery
Deal Breaker (first in the Myron Bolitar Series) by Harlan Coben - eBook
Good Girls Lie by J.T. Ellison - eBook
In the Woods (first in the Dublin Murder Squad) by Tana French - eBook
Dry by Jane Harper - eBook eAudiobook
Still Life (first in the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Series) by Louise Penny - eBook
Naked in Death (first in the In Death Series) by J. D. Robb - eBook
The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup - eBook
Maisie Dobbs (first in the Maisie Dobbs Series) by Jacqueline Winspear - eBook eAudiobook

Science Fiction and Fantasy
Red Rising by Pierce Brown - eBook eAudiobook
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline - eBook eAudiobook
The Fifth Season (first in the Broken Earth Series) by N. K. Jemisin - eBook eAudiobook
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin - eBook eAudiobook

Biography and Memoir
My Cross to Bear by Gregg Allman - eBook
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain - eBook
Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello - eBook
Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala - eBook
Beastie Boys Book
by Michael Diamond - eBook
Fortunate Son by John Fogerty - eBook

Nonfiction
[food, agriculture] Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver - eBook
[food ethics, nutrition] The Omnivore's Dilema by Michael Pollan - eBook
[health, memoir] The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness by Sarah Ramey - eBook
[music] Musicophilia by Oliver Sacks - eAudiobook
[music, punk, Southern California] Under the Big Black Sun by John Doe - eBook
[psychology] Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb - eBook
[self help] I've Been Thinking… by Maria Shriver - eBook
[sports, running, exercise] Born to Run by Christopher McDougall - eBook eAudiobook
[true crime, history] The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson - eBook eAudiobook
[true crime, memoir] I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara - eBook eAudiobook

For recommendations specific to your particular tastes, feel free to contact us directly.