September LibraryReads on Audio

From cozy mysteries to scholarly nonfiction, you’ll find great listens for every type of audiobook fan in the September LibraryReads list! Each month, librarians across the country choose the most buzz-worthy upcoming titles to be featured in the LibraryReads top 10. 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 search for print titles on Booklist Online (you may need to subscribe or take a free trial to read full text of reviews). If you’d like more information on LibraryReads, along with great FREE promo materials to download, click here.


Leave MeFAVORITE: Leave Me: A Novel. By Gayle Forman. Read by Eva Kaminsky. Sept 6, 2016. 8.5hr. Recorded Books, CD. Price n/a (9781501905087).



Bookshop on the CornerThe Bookshop on the Corner: A Novel. By Jenny Colgan. Read by Lucy Price-Lewis. Sept. 20, 2016. 12hr. HarperAudio, DD. Price n/a (9780062643216).



CommonwealthCommonwealth. By Ann Patchett. Read by Hope Davis. Sept. 13, 2016. 11hr. HarperAudio, CD. $39.99 (9780062561725)




The Tea Planter’s Wife: A Novel. By Dinah Jefferies Read by TBA. Sept. 13, 2016. 15hr. Books on Tape, DD. $95. (9780735285392).


Daisy in Chains: A Novel. By Sharon Bolton. Read by Antonia Beamish. Sept. 20, 2016. 12.5hr. Macmillan Audio, CD. $50.99 (9781427285164).


DarktownDarktown: A Novel. By Thomas Mullen. Read by Andre Holland. Sept. 13, 2016. 13hr. Simon & Schuster Audio, CD. $39.99 (9781442399488)


The Masked City: The Invisible Library, Book 2. By Genevieve Cogman. Read by Susan Duerden. Sept. 2, 2016. 10.5hr. Brilliance Audio, MP3-CD. $9.99 (9781531842116).


Brinded CatThrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d: A Flavia de Luce Novel. By Alan Bradley. Read by Jayne Entwistle. Sept. 20, 2016. 9hr. Books on Tape, CD. $35 (9780449807675).



Blood at the RootBlood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America. By Patrick Phillips. Read by Patrick Phillips. Sept. 20, 2016. 7hr. Books on Tape, CD. $35 (9781524722517).


The Secrets of Wishtide: A Novel. By Kate Saunders. No audiobook format available at this time.



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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