Richard Russo, Rufi Thorpe, & Jo Baker | May 2016 Audio in Advance | Fiction

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Fiction audiobooks releasing in May 2016

Rick Riordan, Lauren Myracle, & the Brothers Grimm | May 2016 Audio in Advance | Middle Grade

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Middle grade audiobooks releasing in May 2016

Eddie Huang, Lindy West, & Russell Banks | May 2016 Audio in Advance | Nonfiction

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Nonfiction audiobooks coming in May 2016

Fast Five with Johnny Heller

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What’s your favorite type of character/accent to narrate? I enjoy the Chicago accent, British accents and I much prefer noir characters. What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? A TV voice-over spot for Beggin’ Strips where my dog character says, “CHEWY!” Do you have any superstitions?  Never walk under a ladder holding a black cat named […]

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

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Five fiction picks for May

All Ears: Audiobook Favorites | The Reader’s Shelf, March 15, 2016

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More readers are finding audiobooks to be the perfect companion for a workout, commute, or simply the subject of focused attention. These six audiobooks represent some of the favorites of librarians across the country.

Audiobooks from Caletti, Grisham, and Newcomer Tarkington | Xpress Reviews

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An empowering story of feminine friendship and what one does when finding oneself at a midlife crisis; a highly recommended Grisham title for libraries where the author circulates well; an engrossing debut novel populated by intriguing, complicated people

The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma | LJ Audiobook Review

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Obioma, Chigozie. The Fishermen. 9 CDs. 10 hrs. Hachette Audio. 2015. ISBN 9781478985310. $25.98. digital download. F “My brothers and I became fishermen in January of 1996 after our father moved out of Akure, a town in the west of Nigeria, where we had lived together all our lives,” explains nine-year-old Benjamin. With Father’s strict daily […]

LJ Media Reviews: March 1, 2016

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Ellis’s darkly funny American Housewife, Klaussmann’s Villa America will resonate with historical fiction fans; Obioma’s quietly unfolding Fishermen; Flamenco, a visual and aural feast for your feet

LJ Media Reviews: February 15, 2016

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Beaulieu’s Twelve Kings in Sharakhai is a great epic fantasy; catch the Oscar buzz: four Best Doc nominees, plus Downton 6