Hot Summer Fiction by Women | Audio in Advance July 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

New releases from Megan Abbott, Linda Castillo, Jennifer Close, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and Denise Mina

Murder and Mayhem in Fiction and Fact | Audio in Advance June 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

Crime fiction and nonfiction audiobooks releasing in June 2016.

Robin Wasserman, Noah Hawley, & Emma Straub | May 2016 Audio in Advance | Stephanie’s Picks

Five fiction picks for May

Notable True Crime and Crime Fiction | Audio in Advance April 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

True crime and crime fiction audiobooks releasing in April 2016

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

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 […]

Alexander Chee, Joshilyn Jackson, & Debuts To Watch | Audio in Advance February 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

Barton, Fiona. The Widow. Books on Tape. ISBN 9780147525192. Read by Hannah Curtis, Nicholas Guy Smith, Jayne Entwistle, Steve West, & Mandy Williams. There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living […]

Historical Fiction of Note | Audio in Advance January 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks

Benjamin, Melanie. The Swans of Fifth Avenue. Books on Tape. ISBN 9781101922774. Read by Paul Boehmer & Cassandra Campbell. Of all the glamorous stars of 1950’s New York high society, none blazes brighter than Babe Paley. By all appearances, Babe has it all: money, beauty, glamour, jewels, influential friends, a prestigious husband, and gorgeous homes. […]

Mary Gaitskill, ReShonda Tate Billingsley, & Chris Ewan | Audio in Advance December 2015 | Stephanie’s Picks

Berlin, Lucia. A Manual for Cleaning Women. Blackstone. ISBN 9781504676519. Reader TBA. This volume compiles the best work of short-story writer Berlin, who crafts miracles from the everyday, uncovering moments of grace in the laundromats and halfway houses of the American Southwest, in the homes of the Bay Area upper class, among switchboard operators and struggling […]

Stories and Essays from Stephen King, Michael Cunningham, & Roger Angell | Audio in Advance November 2015 | Stephanie’s Picks

Angell, Roger. This Old Man: All in Pieces. Books on Tape. ISBN 9780399565366. Reader TBA. The only writer elected to membership in both the Baseball Hall of Fame and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Angell won the 2015 American Society of Magazine Editors’ Best Essay award for “This Old Man,” which forms a […]

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

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 […]