Audio in Advance

Audio in Advance offers previews of selected audiobooks two months ahead of publication, along with recommended picks and occasional interviews with notable authors and narrators. Subscribe to the monthly newsletter, or contact LJ’s Media Editor, Stephanie Klose, via email or on Twitter @sklose.

Enlightening, Exciting, Educating | Audio in Advance April 2017 | Nonfiction

Fascism

True stories of music, espionage, politics new mothers, movies, and baseball.

Love, Loss, and Saving Yourself | Audio In Advance April 2017 | Young Adult

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Loyalties tested, new worlds explored.

Pandas, Spies, and Planes| Audio in Advance April 2017 | Middle Grade

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Some stories must be heard to be loved. A roundup of middle grade titles coming to audio in April.

From Sardinia to Israel to Nepal to…Atlantic City | Audio in Advance April 2017 | FICTION

Anything is Possible

Strong sounds of fiction for springtime listening, including a few tense thrillers, family dramas, and romance.

Stories, a Princess, and a Lighting Fixture | Audio in Advance April 2017 | Early Grades

Paddington

Disney movie tie-in titles and a classic family of bears always entertain.

Hilary Mantel, Alexander McCall Smith, Ron Currie | Fiction Finds

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An eerie and adult take on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved Little Mermaid tale, a modern marriage tested by freedom, and Nazi war widows when the war is over.

Alexander Graham Bell, the “Jon Stewart of the Arabic World,” The Mystery of Genes | Lives and Science

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Upcoming nonfiction to look forward to from math geniuses, advice columnist, and historians.

The One and Only Dorothy, Coding Girls, a Beauty & a Beast | Fiction & Nonfiction for Young Adults

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For young adults in fiction, get set for time travel and the consequences of deadly text. In nonfiction, meet girls who code, and get simple lessons for growing up.

Jake Fakes It; Grandpa Flies Again; The Metropolitans Take Charge | Middle Grade Fiction

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Listen in on fun and flying middle grade fiction.

Bat, a Boy; Ree, a Girl; and The Tooth Fairy | Early Grade Titles

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From a bat boy to the tooth fairy and missing best friends, early grade fiction sounds fine.