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Best Media 2014: Best Video Games


The best video games of 2014, chosen by LJ’s gaming columnist, M. Brandon Robbins

Best Media 2014: Best Music


The 2014 mainstream and under-the-radar music chosen by Steve Kemple and Matthew Moyer

Best Media 2014: Best Audio


This year’s best fiction and nonfiction audiobooks, chosen by LJ’s reviewers, demonstrate the format’s remarkable range.

Best Media 2014: Best Video


Digitally restored classic films—domestic and foreign—and television miniseries, especially crime dramas, reign amid fewer but notable documentaries in LJ video reviewer/Fast Scans columnist Jeff T. Dick’s annual best-of list.

Fiction from Abercrombie and Hodgson; Nonfiction from Hofmann | Audiobook Reviews


Abercrombie entertains and surprises with plot twists right up to the final pages, Lee does an excellent job telling Hodgson’s story and bringing its many characters to life, a familial “contract” that covers behavior on tech devices and online.

Best Media 2013: Best Audio


LJ’s best audiobooks of 2013, fiction and nonfiction

Best Media 2013: Best Video


The top 20 DVDs of 2013, chosen by Library Journal’s top video columnist, Jeff T. Dick

Best Media 2012: Best Audiobooks–Reviewers’ Picks


As the fading embers of 2012 went cold, book lovers digested LJ’s many best-of lists. While print is the main course, there are scrumptious multimedia goodies to feast on as well—and dessert is the best part of the meal! LJ again polled its audiobook reviewers for the best fiction and nonfiction listens. Fiction Barry, Dave […]

Best Media 2012: Best Audiobooks–Editor’s Picks


In addition to assigning and editing the audiobook reviews, Media Editor Michael Rogers is himself a prolific audiobook reviewer with eclectic tastes. Along with the reviewer picks above, he offers his personal favorites from the year that was. Fiction Hubbard, L. Ron. Hell’s Legionnaire. Galaxy Audio. ISBN 9781592122622. $9.95. F Galaxy released a handful of […]

Best Media 2012: Best Video Games


It was a relatively quiet year for video games, but there were some real gems. These five games suggested by gaming columnist M. Brandon Robbins will make fine additions to your shelf or public access computers, as they offer superior game play that challenges gamers’ strategic and creative-thinking skills and are shining examples of exemplary […]