July is shaping up to be an exciting month for Audible fans, especially those who enjoy a good thriller. Audible is set to release The Strange Case, a brand-new Audible Original from Derek Kolstad, the mastermind behind the John Wick series. Imagine the classic tale of Jekyll and Hyde but with a modern twist: split personas, covert organisations, and globe-trotting assassinations. This isn’t just any audiobook; it promises to be an immersive experience with state-of-the-art 3D sound design. 

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And if that isn’t enough to pique your interest, it stars an impressive cast, including Vanessa Kirby, David Oyelowo, Sofie Gråbøl, and many others, with an original score by Brittany Allen to set the perfect mood.

July also sees a diverse lineup of new releases across various genres. Fantasy, relationships, history, action, adventure, and thrillers – there’s something for everyone.

One of the standout new releases is Lost & Found, an Audible Original featuring Australian Dr. Tim Sharp. This insightful piece explores the benefits of stepping out of our comfort zones and embracing the unknown. It’s all about finding power in getting out of our heads and discovering new paths.

For the romantics, there’s The Yellow Wood, an Audible Original by Minnie Darke. This story delves into the choices we make, the opportunities we miss, and the beautiful, unexpected ways life can bring us back to where we belong. It’s a heartfelt journey about the roads we take and the ones that lead us to unexpected, wonderful destinations.

Happy listening!

Audible July 2024

2 July 

  • Lost & Found by Dr Tim Sharp – (Audible’s Editors’ Pick for July): From Australia’s Dr Happy, this is a guidebook to the power of becoming a bit more lost – to getting out of our own heads and going off the beaten track. Dr Tim Sharp has been researching, writing and speaking about happiness for decades, but in recent years, he’s realised that maybe he’s been a bit more lost than he wanted to admit.
  • The Yellow Wood by Minnie Darke: At twenty-two, free-spirited Amber Farrow has no concerns beyond finishing her final year of nursing on exchange in Australia. What she hasn’t counted upon is crossing paths with Griffin Lee. Amber and Griffin’s two hearts are clearly made for each other, but before long, Amber’s inability to be still leaves Griffin behind. 

9 July 

  • Ten Things I Wish You Knew About Your Child’s Mental Health by Dr Billy Garvey: Children of all ages are grappling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and behavioural issues, and it can take years to see an expert who can help them. Dr Billy Garvey wants to reassure parents that there is no such thing as a bad child, and that much of what he tells families in clinic is based on the same principles in this book. 

16 July 

  • Black Witness by Amy McQuire: From one of Australia’s leading Indigenous journalists comes a collection of fierce and powerful essays proving why the media need to believe Black witnesses and showcasing ways that journalism can be used to hold the powerful to account, and make the world a more equitable place. 

17 July 

  • A Thousand Miles from Care by Steve Johnson: A gripping and heartbreaking story about the 30-year quest Steve Johnson undertook to uncover the truth about his brother’s brutal murder in Manly, drawing upon the exclusive materials Steve has amassed including sealed court transcripts, police records, interviews with suspects, inquest reports, private investigations, and much else.

18 July 

  • Impact Winter: Season 3 by Travis Beacham: The groundbreaking Audible Original series continues, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Darcy, who once seemed to be our only hope for surviving the vampire apocalypse, has gone to the dark side—she’s now the reigning vampire queen. Meanwhile, her sister Hope must lead the charge to save humanity—on a path that’s taking her straight to Darcy. 
Audible July 2024

23 July 

  • The Book of Elsewhere by Keanu Reeves and China Miéville: The legendary Keanu Reeves and inimitable writer China Miéville team up on this genre-bending epic of ancient powers, modern war, and an outcast who cannot die. 

25 July 

  • The Strange Case by Derek Kolstad: From the creator of John Wick comes a thrilling modern-day reimagining of the classic story of Jekyll and Hyde from Audible Originals. Buckle up and prepare for a tale of split personas, secret organisations, and international assassinations in this action-packed drama featuring cutting-edge 3D sound design. 

30 July 

  • Between Husbands and Wives by Susannah Glenn: On a cold, dark night, two cars collide. Inside the vehicle at fault, Jennifer Ashby survives with barely a scratch. In the wreckage of the second, the occupants are not so lucky. Desperate for a change, Jennifer convinces her husband Jon to move to the beautiful but wild Daintree region, far away from family and friends. 
  • Dirrayawadha by Anita Heiss: From the bestselling author of Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray (River of Dreams) comes another groundbreaking historical novel about resistance, resilience and love during the frontier wars. With irresistible imagination and verve, as well as a deep desire for truth telling, Anita Heiss’s novels are re-peopling our past. 
  • Help Me Help my Teen by Maggie Dent: Adolescence has always been a time of huge transformation, but today’s teens deal with challenges that parents may never have imagined. Help Me Help My Teen is a reassuring, practical guide for parents to help teenagers navigate adolescence and grow into confident, capable adults. 

31 July 

  • 17 Years Later by JP Pomare: The violent slaughter of the Primrose family while they slept shocked the nation. The family’s young live-in chef, Bill Kareama, was swiftly charged with murder and brought to justice. But the brutal crime scarred the idyllic town of Cambridge forever. Seventeen years later, true-crime podcaster Sloane Abbott wants to uncover the truth. 
  • Art Hour at the Duchess Hotel by Sophie Green: With its old-world glamour, sprawling seaside grounds and air of possibility, the Duchess Hotel might just be the place to help grandmother, Joan, and soon to be octogenarian, Frances, rediscover who they are and bring some spark back to their lives, in this warm-hearted new novel about friendships, fresh starts and finding yourself. 
  • So You Want to Know What’s Good for Your Kids? by Dr Norman Swan: We all want our kids to grow into happy, healthy adults, and the first ten years count more than any other time in our lives. So, what should we be doing to give them the best chance? This is a one-stop handbook that you can trust to clear away all the unnecessary advice, allowing you to focus on what makes the difference for kids.