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Audiobooks from Barton, Bauer, Carpenter, Chiarella, Jacobson, Pope Francis, & Spinella | Xpress Reviews


Barton’s addictive, hair-raising debut; a solidly plotted first novel from Boyce; for fans of thrillers and multigenerational family fiction; Jacobson’s fresh new way to read the Bard; the Pope will be in demand; Spinella’s work has Perfect Timing

LJ Media Reviews: August 1, 2016


We Love You, Charlie Freeman has much to say about race, teenage love, and family relationships; Deathgasm and Highway to Hell: Who knew horror could be so entertaining?

Fast Five with Carol Monda

Photo credit: Raymond Hamlin

Who is your celebrity crush? Tom Waits What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? Promos and film festival tributes for Turner Classic Movies. Do you have any superstitions? The superstitions of delay—it seems best not talk about auditions until I know the outcome, and I don’t read press until a project or show is over. What are […]

Colson Whitehead, Emma Donoghue, & Diana Gabaldon | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Fiction


Fiction on audio coming out in September 2016

Carol Burnett, Tracy Kidder, & Tom Rinaldi | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Nonfiction


Nonfiction audiobooks coming out in September 2016

Melissa de la Cruz, Ransom Riggs, & Laini Taylor | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Young Adult


Young adult audiobooks coming out in September 2016

Jennifer Weiner, Jewell Parker Rhodes, & Richard Peck | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Middle Grade


Middle grade audiobooks coming out in September 2016

Helen Mirren Reads Beatrix Potter | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Early Elementary


Audiobooks for K-Gr 3, coming out in September 2016

Writers in Fact and Fiction | Audio in Advance September 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks


Literary biographies and memoirs, plus fiction featuring a novelist

LJ Media Reviews: July 1, 2016


Feel-good fiction from Backman reveals that Britt-Marie Was Here; classics from Criterion will “ride easy” and “turn your blood cold”