Audiobooks

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Zadie Smith & Nassim Nicholas Taleb | February Nonfiction on Audio

A new essay collection from Zadie Smith, Patti Smith on why she writes, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb on accepting risks in everyday life.

New series from Rachel Hartman & Tamora Pierce | YA

Rachel Hartman launches a new series set in Goredd and Tamora Pierce tells the story of how Numair Salmalín came to Tortall.

Missing Persons | Stephanie’s Picks

February mysteries and thrillers featuring someone (or someones) going missing

Megan Frazer Blakemore, Vashti Harrison, & Margaret Peterson Haddix | Middle Grade

An illustrated group biography of exceptional black women, series installments from Blakemore and Haddix, and a biography of Madeleine L’Engle written by her granddaughters.

Audiobook Memoirs Publishing in February

Personal stories of near-death experiences, survivalist upbringings, and a quest for a mother’s history

LJ Media | Review Alert, December 2017

Libraries owe patrons ready access to this sort of meaningful, transformative fare; public libraries as well as those at military installations and those with criminal psychology and criminal justice programs should purchase Ranger Games; impeccably restored and remastered, Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon is simply breathtaking; Tickling Giants is as urgent and timely as it is highly recommended

Audio in Stereo | Audio Spotlight

Audiobook listeners and podcast fans team up to drive the renaissance in spoken-word programming

Memoirs of Family, Harassment, & Black Lives Matter | January Nonfiction on Audio

Highly anticipated memoirs include those from Rose McGowan, Anne Fadiman, and Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Ralph Ellison, Lauren Willig, & an Icelandic Bestseller | January Fiction on Audio

Audiobooks publishing in January include a posthumous story collection from Denis Johnson and new work from Lauren Willig

Meet the LJ Reviewer | David L. Faucheux

Reviewer David Faucheux talks about self-publishing, the challenges of reviewing for Library Journal and his life in Louisiana.