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10 February Audiobook Picks from AudioFile’s Editors

Feb 7, 2022 | Audiobook Industry News

February’s biggest news might be the next fantasy audiobook from Marlon James and read by Golden Voice Bahni Turpin—who also narrates two more titles featured in this month’s selections. We also look forward to new fiction, several titles for middle-grade and teen listeners, and Brené Brown’s latest, just in time for Valentine’s Day.


Recitatif Toni Morrison
The Family Chao Lan Samantha Chang

by Toni Morrison, read by Bahni Turpin, Zadie Smith [Intro.]
Random House Audio
Release date: February 1

This 1983 short story by Morrison gets a new stand-alone audio performance, with a new introduction by Zadie Smith.

by Lan Samantha Chang, read by Brian Nishii
Recorded Books
Release date: February 1 

When the owner of a popular Chinese restaurant in small-town Wisconsin is found dead, his three sons find themselves at the center of the investigation, and the town’s interest. 

In the Serpent's Wake Rachel Hartman
The Family Chao Lan Samantha Chang