Audiobooks

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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. Faucheaux

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

Highly Anticipated Fiction by Women Publishing in January | Stephanie’s Picks

Bonds between sisters, a woman trying to end her eternal life, and a meet-cute that leads to love

Maureen Johnson Launches a Mystery Series | YA Audiobooks Publishing in January

Dark fairy tales, twisty mysteries, and a nonfiction account of the influenza pandemic of 1918

Black Panther, Harley Quinn, & Mel Blanc | Middle Grade Audiobooks Publishing in January

Alternate histories featuring Abraham Lincoln and Abigail Adams, plus new adventures of Black Panther and Harley Quinn

Matt de la Peña & Doreen Cronin | Early Elementary Audiobooks Publishing in January

A tiny architect, a new release from Matt de la Peña, and the continuing adventures of the Chicken Squad

LJ Media | Review Alert, November 15, 2017

Libraries with patrons especially partial to magnificent, international discoveries will want to provide Sky in multiple formats; Karen White’s clearly enunciated, steady-paced narration nicely relates densely packed information that is essential for all public libraries; the charms of The Great British Baking Show remain as delectably fresh as ever; this beautifully done film makes an excellent case for a controversial position on animal rights