Tag: Audiobooks

2019 Audie Award Finalists Announced

2019 Audie Award Finalists Announced

The Audio Publisher’s Association has announced the nominees for the 2019 Audie Awards, honoring excellence in audiobooks and spoken entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala at Guastavino’s in New York City on March 4, and hosted by Queer Eye fashion expert and upcoming author and audiobook narrator, Tan France. Congratulations to the […]

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Five More (Audiobooks) to Go: Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS, read by Daniel Weyman
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Five More (Audiobooks) to Go: Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s THE LABYRINTH OF THE SPIRITS, read by Daniel Weyman

This regular feature gives Booklist critics the opportunity to shout about a recently published book they adored. They’ll tell us why we should read it, then provide five read-alikes for the title.   The Labyrinth of the Spirits, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón and read by Daniel Weyman Casting a male narrator for a novel featuring a […]

Time Traveling Audiobooks for Youth
By August 14, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Time Traveling Audiobooks for Youth

Time travel, time paradoxes, time shells, time hollows—are they fantasy? Reality? The following titles are billed as fiction, but they’re also a look into endless possibilities. Last week, we brought you audiobooks about time travel for adults, but it’s time (sorry) younger readers got their due. Go ahead—or back.   47, by Walter Mosley, read […]

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2018 Audie Award Winners Announced!

2018 Audie Award Winners Announced!

This year’s Audie Award winners were just announced at the 2018 Audies Gala, hosted by Award-winning narrator Simon Vance, at the New York Historical Society in New York City. Lincoln in the Bardo—a production that involved a record 166 narrators—took home the award for Audiobook of the Year. You can read our interview with author George Saunders […]

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Audie Finalists for Audiobook of the Year Announced!

Audie Finalists for Audiobook of the Year Announced!

Hold the phone, audiophiles: we just received a very exciting press release! The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced Audie Award® finalists for Audiobook of the Year and for Excellence in Design, Excellence in Marketing, and Excellence in Production. The winners of the Excellence Awards will be announced at the Audio Publishers Association Conference (APAC) […]

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April LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

April LibraryReads in Print and on Audio

LibraryReads has announced its April 2018 selections! Check out the ten titles chosen by librarians below, linked to their Booklist reviews when available. For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read, we’ve hunted down the producers of the audio versions and have provided the ordering information. Please note that we have not yet had time […]

2018 Audie Award Finalists Announced
By February 6, 2018 1 Comments Read More →

2018 Audie Award Finalists Announced

The Audio Publisher’s Association has announced the nominees for the 2018 Audie Awards, honoring excellence in audiobooks and spoken entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala at the New York Historical Society on May 31. Congratulations to the distinguished nominees! Below is a complete list of finalists, linked to their Booklist reviews when […]

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Diverting and Informative Audiobook Nonfiction for Summer Listening

Diverting and Informative Audiobook Nonfiction for Summer Listening

For decades, I read almost no nonfiction. Although I was tempted occasionally, it was always a slog. Then I discovered audiobooks, and they opened up a whole new world world. Now, when I check out ALA’s Notable Books or Carnegie medalists, I’m more likely to have read the nonfiction than the fiction titles. The audiobook […]

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Road Tripping with Eclectic Audiobooks

Road Tripping with Eclectic Audiobooks

Once upon a time, I was wary of audiobooks; I didn’t think they were “real” reading. How wrong I was! Two sparked an obsession: Feed by M.T. Anderson, read by David Aaron Baker, with a full production complete with brain-fed ads and instant messages before I even knew what they were (!), and Shantaram by […]

Reviews of the Week: June is Audiobook Month Special Edition (and new books from Naomi Klein and Jeremy McCarter)

Reviews of the Week: June is Audiobook Month Special Edition (and new books from Naomi Klein and Jeremy McCarter)

Every weekday, we feature a different review on Booklist Online that highlights starred reviews, high-demand titles, and / or titles especially relevant to our current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from June 26 through 30 so that you can revisit the week’s best books. Monday, June 26  Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman, read by the author Prepare to be […]

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