Coleen Marlo

Coleen Marlo is an Audie and Earphones award-winning narrator who was named the 2010 Publishers Weekly Narrator of the Year and has been awarded multiple Publishers Weekly Listen-Ups. A member of the prestigious Actors Studio and a founding member of The Deyan Institute of Voice Artistry and Technology, she taught acting for ten years at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. For more information, follow her on Facebook @ColeenMarloAudiobook, or visit

  • Fulfillment

    By Barbara Delinsky

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    A magical tale of unexpected love and perfect fulfillment from bestselling author Barbara Delinsky.

    "Narrator Coleen Marlo does a great job embodying the various characters." - Library Journal

    Released February 5, 2013
    English, Unabridged

  • Gaining Visibility

    By Pamela Hearon

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    Gaining Visibility is an exhilarating story of a woman discovering her self-worth.

    "Cross How Stella Got Her Groove Back with Under the Tuscan Sun, and you've got Gaining Visibility, a novel that is at times beautiful, at times heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting." - Wendy Webb

    Released September 27, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • When Grit Isn't Enough

    By Linda F. Nathan

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise

    Examines major myths informing American education

    Released December 15, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Black Dahlia & White Rose

    By Joyce Carol Oates

    Read by Paul Michael Garcia , Coleen Marlo and Tavia Gilbert

    A brilliant collection of short fiction from the New York Times Bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates

    "Oates's stories are not cheery, nor are they completely dark. They dwell in a twilight of unresolvable real life. The narrators convey this mood with somber readings that reflect the book's intriguing depictions of the not-so-pretty lives we lead." - AudioFile Magazine

    Released September 11, 2012
    English, Unabridged

  • Other People We Married

    By Emma Straub

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    A debut collection of quirky, thoughtful, and resonating short stories by Emma Straub.

    "Narrator Coleen Marlo delivers the collection impeccably. She sets the appropriate tone for each story and captures the essence of the diverse characters with subtle style. Along with expressing the discomfort of difficult decisions to be made, she enhances the humorous small details sprinkled throughout." - AudioFile Magazine

    Released February 21, 2012
    English, Unabridged

  • The Transgender Child

    By Stephanie A. Brill and Rachel Pepper

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    A Handbook for Families and Professionals

    This comprehensive guidebook explores the unique challenges thousands of families face every day.

    "A great, practical guide that every parent should read. Parents, teachers, grandparents, and anyone who interacts with kids on a regular basis will find The Transgender Child to be a smart, accessible roadmap for what can often be an uncharted journey. Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper help parents cut to the chase so they can do what every parent does best: love and embrace their child, no matter who they are." - Jody M. Huckaby, Executive Director of PFLAG

    Released August 30, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Groundswell

    By Katie Lee

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    Katie Lee's debut novel is an irresistible insider's glimpse into a glittering world.

    "...a well-crafted, sentimental tale..." - Publishers Weekly

    Released June 21, 2011
    English, Unabridged

  • The Best Laid Plans

    By Lynn Schnurnberger

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    The first solo novel from Lynn Schnurnberger, the bestselling author.

    "True love (or is it Tru's loves?) conquers all." - Publishers Weekly

    Released January 11, 2011
    English, Unabridged

  • The Transgender Teen

    By Stephanie A. Brill and Lisa Kenney

    Read by Coleen Marlo

    A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens

    Is it just a phase, a fad, or a real issue with your teen?

    "This book is the perfect follow up to The Transgender Child. It gently guides readers through the steep learning curve that often comes with supporting a transgender or non-binary teenager through their gender journey and helping them navigate their daily lives. Thoughtful and thorough, this book is a certainly a must read for parents and professionals." - Asaf Orr, Transgender Youth Project Staff Attorney, NCLR

    Released September 27, 2016
    English, Unabridged