Stephanie Klose

About Stephanie Klose

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

Q&A: Kim Werker, Author of Make It Mighty Ugly

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Kim Werker talks to LJ about her goals for the Mighty Ugly project

Q&A: Cherie Priest

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Cherie Priest’s “Clockwork Century” series is a classic of the steampunk genre. The first title in that series, Boneshaker, is available in a new, dramatized edition from Graphic Audio.

2014 Audie Award winners

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The Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2014 Audie Awards at its 19th Annual Audies Gala on May 29th at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City.   The 2014 Audie winners by category: AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR Still Foolin’ ‘Em By Billy Crystal Read by Billy Cystal Macmillan […]

Summer Shorts audio collection

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Audiobook narrators group Spoken Freely is raising money for ProLiteracy by releasing one exclusive work per day for June Is Audiobook Month.

Q&A: Susanna Kaysen

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Kaysen talks to LJ about her new novel, Cambridge, set in 1950s Massachusetts

NoveList Adds Audiobook Recommendations

Readers’ advisory resource NoveList will now offer audiobook recommendations through NoveList Plus. The new audiobook features include lists of recommended titles and listen-alike recommendations. Users can browse or search for audiobook information and will have search options by length of audio, format, and audio characteristics. Listeners will also be able to access audio samples and read reviews from trusted professional review sources.

Gabriel García Márquez and Magical Realism | Pop Culture Advisory

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Novels, films, and television shows that demonstrate magical realism

Q&A: Alice Hoffman

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Alice Hoffman talks to LJ about her new historical novel set in 1911 New York City; from the April 1 issue.

Stepping into the Stream: Bringing Netflix-style Video to Libraries

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Streaming video is well established in the consumer market (YouTube has been around since 2005 and Netflix since 2007) but is still gaining momentum in the library market. It’s not yet a huge category—LJ’s Materials Survey included downloadable/streaming movies as a category for the first time in 2013, finding that the responding libraries spent 0.6 percent of their materials budget on downloadable movies, which represented 0.9 percent of their total circulation—but it’s certainly on the rise.

Deborah Layton & Kathe Mazur | Behind the Mic

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Author Deborah Layton and narrator Kathe Mazur discuss the new audiobook version of Seductive Poison.

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