Oprah's Book Club

Oprah's Book Club

Since 1996, Oprah Winfrey has drawn attention to novels and memoirs that go on to become global sensations thanks to her Book Club stamp of approval. Below, discover a selection of Oprah-approved titles.
    • A Fine Balance

    • Written by: Rohinton Mistry
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam
    • Length: 25 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Research before you buy #Audible1

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-13

    Price: CDN$ 62.60

    • Icy Sparks

    • Written by: Gwyn Hyman Rubio
    • Narrated by: Kate Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Rural Kentucky in the 1950s is not an easy place to grow up, and it's especially hard for 10-year-old Icy Sparks, an orphan suffering from undiagnosed Tourette Syndrome...

    Price: CDN$ 32.38

    • House of Sand and Fog

    • Written by: Andre Dubus III
    • Narrated by: Andre Dubus III, Fontaine Dollas Dubus
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis....

    Price: CDN$ 42.25

    • While I Was Gone

    • Written by: Sue Miller
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In the summer of 1968, Jo Becker ran out on the marriage and the life her parents wanted for her, and escaped, for one beautiful, idyllic year, into a life that was bohemian and romantic....

    Price: CDN$ 26.37

    • Gap Creek

    • Written by: Robert Morgan
    • Narrated by: Jill Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    There is a most unusual woman living in Gap Greek. Julie Harmon works hard, "hard as a man," they say, so hard that times she's not sure she can stop...

    Price: CDN$ 28.71

    • The Reader

    • Written by: Carol Janeway (translator), Bernhard Schlink
    • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
    • Length: 4 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You will find every excuse to continue listening

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-06-08

    Price: CDN$ 21.08

    • Jewel

    • Written by: Bret Lott
    • Narrated by: Celia Weston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    In the backwoods of Mississippi, a land of honeysuckle and grapevine, Jewel and her husband, Leston, are truly blessed; they have five fine children....

    Price: CDN$ 17.44

    • Midwives

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Chris Bohjalian
    • Narrated by: Kate Burton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The time is 1981, and Sibyl Danforth has been a dedicated midwife in the rural community of Reddington, Vermont, for 15 years....

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • I Know This Much Is True

    • Written by: Wally Lamb
    • Narrated by: Ken Howard
    • Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Identical twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey were born in the waning moments of 1949 and...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged version is crap

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-01-20

    Price: CDN$ 12.78

    • A Virtuous Woman

    • Written by: Kaye Gibbons
    • Narrated by: Kaye Gibbons, Terry Beaver
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was a carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny...

    Price: CDN$ 17.84

    • A Lesson Before Dying

    • Written by: Ernest J. Gaines
    • Narrated by: Lionel Mark Smith, Roger Guenveur Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Jefferson is an innocent and unwitting party to a deadly liquor store shoot-out in the 1940s. As the only...

    Price: CDN$ 22.61

    • The Heart of a Woman

    • Written by: Maya Angelou
    • Narrated by: Maya Angelou
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Heart of a Woman sings with Maya Angelou's eloquent prose and is filled with unforgettable vignettes....

    Price: CDN$ 26.37

    • The Deep End of the Ocean

    • Written by: Jacquelyn Mitchard
    • Narrated by: Dana Ivey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of the Ocean imagines every mother's worst nightmare - the disappearance of a child - as it explores a family's struggle to endure, even against extraordinary odds....

    Price: CDN$ 25.92

    • Becoming

    • Written by: Michelle Obama
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,518
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,030
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,013

    In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Okay

    • By Kendra Hastie on 2019-02-02

    Price: CDN$ 44.75

    • The Sun Does Shine

    • Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection
    • Written by: Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson - foreword
    • Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson - foreword, Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 124

    The Sun Does Shine is an arresting audiobook memoir of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading, written by a man who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Unimaginable becomes Reality

    • By dave on 2018-04-04

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Tayari Jones
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden, Eisa Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 286

    Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pulls at the heartstrings

    • By Terra White on 2018-09-08

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Imbolo Mbue
    • Narrated by: Prentice Onayemi
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself; his wife, Neni; and their six-year-old son....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator made the book come alive!!!!!

    • By Baker on 2017-11-01

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Colson Whitehead
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    From prize-winning, best-selling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom....

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • Love Warrior (Oprah's Book Club: A Memoir)

    • Written by: Glennon Doyle
    • Narrated by: Glennon Doyle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 75

    Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out—her husband revealed his infidelity and she was forced to realize that nothing was as it seemed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Amazing!

    • By Jennifer McKinnon on 2019-07-17

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Ruby

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Cynthia Bond
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her - this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction....

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Cynthia Bond
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Bond
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 2014-04-29
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

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