June LibraryReads on Audio!

Library Reads logoListen up—the June LibraryReads list has the soon-to-be-published top ten books that librarians across the country love. I’ve searched out the audio editions for you to add to your personal listening list or library order, with details below. We’ve not yet reviewed these audio titles, but you can click here to see the June 2016 print titles with available Booklist reviews. If you’d like more information on LibraryReads, along with great FREE promo materials to download, click here.

Vinegar Girl Audio

FAVORITE: Vinegar Girl: A Novel. By Anne Tyler. Read by Kirsten Potter. June 21, 2016. 6hr. Books on Tape, CD. $32 (9780451483966).


Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War. By Mary Roach. Read by Abby Elvidge. June 7, 2016. 9hr. Brilliance, CD, $59.97 (9781511367936).

Homegoing: A Novel. By Yaa Gyasi. Read by Dominic Hoffman. June 7, 2016. 13hr. Books on Tape, CD, $45 (9780735209824).

The Invisible Library. By Genevieve Cogman. Read by Susan Duerden. Aug 28, 2016. 11hr. Brilliance, MP3-CD (retail ed.), $9.99 (9781531811006).

Lily and the Octopus. By Steven Rowley. Read by Michael Urie. June 7, 2016. 7.5hr. Simon & Schuster Audio, CD, $29.99 (9781508217923).

Missing, Presumed. By Susie Steiner. Read by Juanita McMahon. June 28, 2016. 15hr. Books on Tape, DD, $95 (9780451483331).

Stiletto: A Novel. By Daniel O’Malley. Read by Moira Quirk. June 14, 2016. 14hr. Hachette, DD (retail ed.), $TBA (9781619694682); Blackstone Audio, CD, $118.99 (9781478933533).

Under the Harrow. By Flynn Berry. Read by Fiona Hardingham. June 14, 2016. 6hr. Blackstone Audio, CD, $55 (9781504719339).

We Could Be Beautiful. By Swan Huntley. Read by Cassandra Campbell. June 28, 2016. 10hr. Books on Tape, DD, $76 (9780735208216).

Widowmaker. By Paul Doiron. Read by Henry Leyva. June 14, 2016. 10hr. Macmillan Audio, CD, $39.99 (9781427273406).




About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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