EllRay Jakes, Princess Posey, & Humphrey Return | Audio in Advance January 2016 | Early Elementary

Aiken, Joan. A Necklace of Raindrops. Listening Library. ISBN 9781101915738. Read by Lizza Aiken. K-Gr 3–These eight imaginative stories feature a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, […]

Q&A: Amy Rubinate, Ideal Audiobooks


“The Ideal Audiobooks slogan is, ‘Stories with heart.’ We look for titles that are well written and compelling, that will entertain, delight, and enrich the lives of listeners.”

LJ Media Reviews: November 1, 2015


Audio fiction from Clegg, Grafton, Weiner; nonfiction on the Great War, epic survival, Edward I. Video stars Judgement at Nuremberg and Love Between the Covers. Trailers of Burroughs, Life, and Xenia

LJ Media Reviews: October 15, 2015


Top audio fiction from North, Vu Tran; Inskeep on Andrew Jackson; behind the scenes of The Sound of Music; a film to spark conversations: Gett; women in the military; Esquire in the 1960s; new Fast Scans

Audiobooks by Charlton, Lawson, Stewart, and Wodicka | Xpress Reviews


A historical mystery with romance, Lawson’s “furiously” poignant memoir, a nonagenarian has questions about her new neighbor, Wodicka’s latest is a sad, achingly sensitive story of two eccentric people

LJ Media Reviews: October 1, 2015


Fiction from King, Kwan, Pitre; nonfiction on human trafficking, the Vikings, treasure hunters, Marco Polo. Documentaries on LGBT people in Cameroon, Hurricane Sandy, organ donation programs, plus new Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Bu-ray

Audiobooks from Block, Graves, Grecian, Keillor, & Schultz | Xpress Reviews


Matt Scudder tries to save a gangster’s daughter, Lizzie Snow moves to Bearkill, ME, Grecian’s Scotland Yard detective meets Jack the Ripper, Keillor and company celebrate two score years on the radio, history through the Mailer & Buckley

Audiobook from Kardos | Xpress Reviews


Kardos’s latest is not quite compelling, not very suspenseful, but still enough fun, especially with Julia Whelan’s excellent narration

Audiobooks from Box, Clark, Spindler, and Trenow | Xpress Reviews


Joe Pickett is on the case in a new Box title; listeners fond of psychological thrillers will revel in Spindler’s cast of suspects, trail of clues, twists, and turns; Trenow’s historical fiction is hauntingly beautiful—a not-to-be-missed audiobook

LJ Media Reviews: September 15, 2015


Big fiction from Child, Deveraux, Lee, and L’Amour, coming-of-age Visions and Revisions. Top documentary Iris, shades of Susan Sontag, John Penton. Fast Scans of Clouds of Sils Maria, Woman in Gold, and more.