Stephanie Klose

About Stephanie Klose

Stephanie Klose (sklose@mediasourceinc.com, @sklose on Twitter) is Media Editor, Library Journal.

Helen Oyeyemi, Tracy Chevalier, & Edna O’Brien | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Fiction

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Archer, Gretchen. Double Mint. (Davis Way Crime Caper, Bk. 4). Tantor. ISBN 9781515902089. Read by Amber Benson. It’s convention season at the Bellissimo Resort and Casino, and Davis Way Cole barely notices. It’s hard to pay attention when you live in a junkyard. But when special events coordinator Holder Darby walks off the job just […]

Cyberwar, Chicken Farms, & the Social History of LSD | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Nonfiction

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Amundsen, Lucie B. Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Changing Egg Farm—From Scratch. Blackstone. ISBN 9781504685825. Reader TBA. When the Amundsens decided to start a commercial-scale pasture-raised egg farm, their entire agricultural experience consisted of raising five backyard hens, none of whom had yet laid a single egg. But with a heavy dose of humor, they learned to […]

New Tim Federle, Three from Madeleine L’Engle, & a Hot Pterodactyl Boyfriend | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Young Adult

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Cavallaro, Brittany. A Study in Charlotte. Blackstone. ISBN 9781504696081. Read by Graham Halstead. Gr 7 Up–Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte Holmes; after all, their great-great-great-grandfathers are one of the most infamous pairs in history. But the Holmes family has always been odd, and Charlotte is no exception. She’s inherited Sherlock’s volatility and […]

Fast Five with Robin Miles

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What’s your favorite type of character or accent to narrate? Women warriors and spiritual characters. What was the first audiobook you narrated? This Just In  by Yolanda Joe. About how many audiobooks have you narrated? 350-plus. What is your favorite book/TV show/movie? My favorite book is Personal Recollections of St. Joan by Mark Twain. TV show: Dr. Who (the […]

Charlie Jane Anders, Barbara Pym, & an Estonian Best Seller | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

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Anders, Charlie Jane. All the Birds in the Sky. Recorded Bks. ISBN 9781501902444. Reader TBA. Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead parted ways under mysterious circumstances during high school and didn’t expect to see each other again. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly […]

Young Truman Capote and Harper Lee Play Detective | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Middle Grade

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Arroyo, Raymond. Will Wilder: The Relic of Perilous Falls. Listening Library. ISBN 9780147521521. Read by the author. Gr 5-8–Will Wilder is a mischievous, headstrong 12-year-old boy with an otherworldly gift—he alone can see the nefarious creatures encroaching on Perilous Falls. For nearly a century, a sacred relic has protected his hometown from the raging waters […]

Closet Monsters, Nursery Rhymes, & an Ice-Skating Pig | Audio in Advance March 2016 | Early Elementary

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Blyton, Enid. Enid Blyton’s Holiday Stories. Brilliance. ISBN 9781489025418. Read by Jilly Bond. PreS-Gr 1–From sandcastles at the beach to enchanted ice creams, step into the summer with Blyton’s delightful characters. These stories, which first appeared in Blyton’s “Sunny Stories” newsletters, include a little doll who can talk; Fred, who makes a mess of a wish; and […]

Joy Williams, Deanna Raybourn, & Yasmine Galenorn | Audio in Advance February 2016 | Fiction

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Adelman, Michelle. Piece of Mind. HighBridge. ISBN 9781681680026. Read by Tavia Gilbert. At 27, Lucy knows everything about coffee, comic books, and Gus (the polar bear at the Central Park Zoo), and she possesses a rare gift for drawing. But since she suffered a traumatic brain injury at the age of three, she has had […]

Martin Luther, the Silk Roads, & the Inner Lives of Teenage Girls | Audio in Advance February 2016 | Nonfiction

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Booker, Cory. United. Books on Tape. ISBN 9781101926666. Reader TBA. United States Senator Booker sounds a stirring call to reorient our civic discourse around the principles of empathy and solidarity. Telling candid, inspiring stories from his life and career, and imparting lessons learned from people who motivated him to serve, he speaks of rising above […]

Being Gender Fluid, Time Travel, & Loving the Boy Next Door | Audio in Advance February 2016 | Young Adult

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Bao, Karen. Dove Exiled. Listening Library. ISBN 9780147525857. Read by Kim Mai Guest. Gr 9 Up–Hiding in plain sight with her friend Wes’s family on the drowned planet Earth, Phaet discovers the rugged beauty of the world her ancestors once called home. All her life, she’s been taught to fear the “Earthbound,” and their generosity […]