Stephanie Klose

About Stephanie Klose

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

Diana Nyad, Notorious RBG, & Luc Sante’s Paris | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Nonfiction

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Barrymore, Drew. Wildflower. Books on Tape. ISBN 9780147520715. Read by the author. Barrymore’s memoir, the first book she’s written about her life since the age of 14, includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and how laundry may have saved her life), getting stuck in a gas station overhang on a cross-country road trip, […]

Rainbow Rowell, Colum McCann, & Ann Leckie | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Fiction

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Ballantyne, Lisa. Everything She Forgot. HarperAudio. ISBN 9781504645263. Read by Fiona Hardingham. Driving home, Margaret Holloway is rear-ended and trapped in the wreckage of her car. Just as she begins to panic, a stranger pulls her free and disappears. Though she escapes with minor injuries, Margaret feels that something’s wrong. Flashbacks to the crash are […]

Garth Nix, Emma Donoghue, & Walter Dean Myers | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Young Adult

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Crewe, Megan. A Sky Unbroken. (Earth & Sky Trilogy, Bk. 3). Brilliance. ISBN 9781511305938. Read by Whitney Dykhouse & Kyle McCarley. Gr 7 Up–Betrayed by those she trusted most, Skylar finds herself herded, along with a small group of earthlings, into a living museum—a human zoo—on a space station, subject to her captors’ every whim. Any […]

Samurai Dreams, Unexceptional Children, & the Story of the Book | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Middle Grade

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Agard, John. Book: My Autobiography. Brilliance. ISBN 9781511323581. Read by Dion Graham. Gr 5-8–This quirky, kid-friendly looks at the book from clay tablets to e-readers. Books are one of humankind’s greatest forms of expression, and now Book tells listeners the inside story. An eccentric character with strong opinions and poetic turns of phrase, Book tells […]

Black History, Contemplating Infinity, and Eloise’s First Audiobook | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Early Elementary

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Beck. W.H. Malcolm Under the Stars. (Malcolm at Midnight, Bk. 2). Recorded Books. ISBN 9781490666815. Read by Charlotte Parry. Gr 2-5–Now that Snip the cat is gone (but hardly forgotten), the classroom animals of the Midnight Academy are ready for things to get back to normal at the McKenna School. After all, protecting nutters (students) and […]

Day of Dialog Authors | Audio in Advance October 2015 | Stephanie’s Picks

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Brooks, Geraldine. The Secret Chord. Books on Tape. ISBN 9781101925232. Read by Paul Boehmer. Brooks’s (People of the Book) story of King David traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage. Readers see David through […]

This Month in Audio News

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Harlequin Audiobooks Available to Libraries Harlequin audiobooks are now available for libraries for the first time through Harlequin Audio, a new imprint operating in conjunction with HarperAudio. The first titles, including Carla Neggers’s The Harbor and Shona Patel’s Flame Tree Road, were released on June 30, and the company plans to release a total of […]

Harlequin Audiobooks Available to Libraries

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Harlequin audiobooks are now available for libraries for the first time through Harlequin Audio, a new imprint operating in conjunction with HarperAudio. The first titles, including Carla Neggers’s The Harbor and Shona Patel’s Flame Tree Road, were released on June 30, and the company plans to release a total of 200 in its first year. […]

APA reports continued strong audio sales

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The APA shares results from their annual sales survey

Elizabeth Gilbert, Mary Karr, & Chrissie Hynde | Audio in Advance September 2015 | Nonfiction

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Armstrong, Karen. St. Paul: The Apostle We Love To Hate. Brilliance. ISBN 9781501247804. Reader TBA. St. Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring 14 of the 27 books in the New Testament. But as Armstrong (Fields of Blood) demonstrates, he also exerted a more significant influence on the spread of Christianity throughout the […]