Tag: Audiobooks

2020 Audie Award Winners

2020 Audie Award Winners

Last night, the Audio Publishers Association held the twenty-fifth annual Audie Awards ceremony, which “recognizes outstanding achievement from authors, narrators, publishers, and producers across a wide array of genres and categories,” at Guastavino’s in New York City. Twenty-four winners were announced, all of which you can find below. Congratulations to all! Audiobook of the Year […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters
By February 24, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters

There were So Dang Many books discussed in this episode with librarian extraordinaire Robin Bradford, Booklist Audio Editor Heather Booth, and Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman. There’s no time for a proper introduction! Only books! Here’s what we talked about: The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang A Bollywood […]

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14 Wry Audiobooks to Pair with That Dry January Mocktail
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14 Wry Audiobooks to Pair with That Dry January Mocktail

Partaking in #DryJanuary? We’ve selected some of our favorite audios that tend toward the dry. Just like those mocktails once the alcohol is stripped away, these audiobooks are full of character and intriguing flavors—and they pack a delightfully biting punch. Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just about Everything, by Randi Hutter […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #5: Cookbooks and the Apocalypse

Shelf Care, Episode #5: Cookbooks and the Apocalypse

The season of feasts (be they turkey- or Snickers bar-themed) is upon us—and in this fifth episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, host Susan Maguire most fittingly serves up a smorgasbord of content. Starring Chicago Public Library branch manager Sarah Tansley, Booklist audio editor Heather Booth, and Booklist‘s new editor and publisher, George Kendall, […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #4: Body Horror, Bruce Springsteen, and Vampire Feelings

Shelf Care, Episode #4: Body Horror, Bruce Springsteen, and Vampire Feelings

Bid farewell to the familiar planes of reality and enter the eerily entertaining realm of the fourth episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast. Here, Susan Maguire, senior editor, collection management and library outreach, speaks with “the library world’s horror maven,” Becky Spratford; Booklist audio editor Heather Booth; and Booklist senior editor Maggie Reagan. For […]

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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
By December 13, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

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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