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Coming Soon: The Booklist Reader
By August 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Coming Soon: The Booklist Reader

It’s going to be pretty quiet here at Likely Stories for the next couple of weeks—but that’s because big changes are in the works. After 8 long years and nearly 2,200 posts (over half of them written by yours truly), the blog is about to undergo major surgery. Actually, ALL of the Booklist blogs—Likely Stories, […]

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News you can use: Audiobook Round-up

News you can use: Audiobook Round-up

Here’s a mega-roundup of all things audiobook online and in the news – sixteen sweet links to explore! I love when a narrator is given the local rock star treatment by the local press. Check out this article highlighting the career of Karen White. Lady of 1,000 voices: Audiobook narrator brings famous authors’ works to […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book News
Voicing a Cause: Xe Sands
By August 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Voicing a Cause: Xe Sands

Looking for real-world Common Core multimedia & oral language projects? Xe Sands has created the Going Public project, a platform for crowd-sourced audiobooks, as well as an effort to raise funds for literacy. I spoke to Xe as part of an occasional focus here on Audiobooker about members of the audiobook community who are voicing […]

Posted in: Audiobooks
News You Can Use: 20 Audiobook Links
By December 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

News You Can Use: 20 Audiobook Links

Politics, music icons, audio for dogs, the year’s best titles & more. Here’s a mega round-up of all things audiobook! Audible has announced their list of the best audiobooks & narrator of the year: http://www.audible.com/int/Best_of_2012DEC/?source_code=AUDOR94NCEM112912&bp_ua=yes What are audiobook aficionados from across the pond listening to this holiday season? Read Sue Arnold’s suggestions in The Guardian […]

News You Can Use
By November 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

News You Can Use

A roundup of audiobook freebies and links for fans & librarians. The NYT has another wonderful audiobook feature in the Sunday Book Review, “Sound Check “ by John Schwartz:  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/books/review/sound-check.html?pagewanted=1&ref=books&_r=1& School Library Journal’s “Now You’re Talking! Your Collection Won’t be Complete Without These Must-Have New Audiobooks for Tweens and Teens” has top titles for fans […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book News
News You Can Use
By September 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

News You Can Use

A roundup of audiobook links of interest… Join AudioGO on September 28th for Librarian’s Day 2012! Are you close to Providence , Rhode Island? Take a road trip to AudioGo’s North Kingston studio for a tour 7 some treats. Author talks and Q&As with bestselling authors James R. Benn (Death’s Door) and Janet Taylor Lisle (The Lost Flower Children). Plus a […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book News
News You Can Use

News You Can Use

What’s happening in the audiobook world? Here’s a round-up of interesting links… I am totally inspired by the Contra Costa County (CA) Public Library’s “Snap & Go” project to bring library services to mobile phones, winner of the 2012 John Cotton Dana Public Relations Award. When I saw this promotion on the library’s website… Now on WestCAT buses: […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book News
Love audiobooks?

Love audiobooks?

Get the inside scoop from two pro narrators sharing interviews for #JIAM June is Audiobook Month. Narrator Karen White will be posting her interviews with industry insiders on her Home Cooked Books blog, beginning with this chat with Blackstone Audio’s Tanya Perez. Narrator Robert Fass will be posting a video each day on his YouTube […]

Posted in: Audiobooks
Odyssey, Notable Recordings, Amazing Audiobooks
By January 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Odyssey, Notable Recordings, Amazing Audiobooks

The year’s best listening named by the American Library Association’s youth divisions in a just-completed conference in Dallas. Yes, the total list of award-winners announced yesterday has plenty of great titles, too. But there are three committees that focus on the unique attributes of audiobook production and narration when selecting the best. ALSC, the Association for […]

Posted in: Audiobooks, Book Awards
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good blog!
By December 24, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good blog!

Simon Vance has a holiday treat for you on his blog – a Christmas reading from Dickens. Thanks, Simon! Enjoy 🙂  

Posted in: Audiobooks