Fiction by Cunningham, Dahl, & Price, Goodall on the Environment, & More | Audiobook Reviews

The Snow Queen

Cunningham’s novel is enriched by the audio performance, a gripping debut reveals the secrets of a private community, Goodall covers the use and abuse of plants, a new series opener leaves the listener desperate for the next installment

Audiobooks from Dietz, Howey, Mallery, & Smith | Xpress Reviews

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Postapocalyptic fiction from Dietz and Howey, a can’t-miss romance from Mallery, romance and steampunk in Schwarz’s debut, and emotionally wrenching historical fiction from Smith

Damien Lewis on The Dog Who Could Fly | Tantorious

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Tantorious is a monthly podcast series featuring interviews with well-known authors, hosted by Allan Hoving and presented by Tantor Audio. Damien Lewis is a reporter from war, disaster, and conflict zones for BBC, CNN, and many other news organizations. He is the author of more than twenty bestselling books, and coauthor of two acclaimed memoirs about […]

Q&A: Robyn Carr

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Robyn Carr talks about her latest work, Four Friends, with Rachael Herron, who also writes a small-town romance series (“Cypress Hollow”) and mainstream fiction (Pack Up the Moon)

Fiction by Adichie, Carr & Nonfiction About Big Pharma & World War I | Audiobook Reviews

Americanah

Partly an immigrant experience narrative, partly pointed social commentary, and partly a love story; readers will be invested in the fates of Carr’s protagonists; essential stories for military buffs and everyone; the business behind modern medicine

Summer Shorts audio collection

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Audiobook narrators group Spoken Freely is raising money for ProLiteracy by releasing one exclusive work per day for June Is Audiobook Month.

Audiobooks from Chamberlain, Doig, Faye, & Hart, plus a New MASH | Xpress Reviews

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A story from Chamberlain to shelve with The Help, a new Morrie Morgan title from Doig, historical settings from Faye, mystery and Chinese anthropology from Hart, relive a favorite TV show with Hooker’s MASH

Audio Everywhere

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While other areas of the publishing industry are shrinking, audiobooks are its fastest growing segment, enjoying $1.2 billion in annual sales, according to figures reported by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) in 2012. By comparison, annual audiobook sales in the late 1990s were just $480 million. It’s a niche that’s rapidly going mass-market.

Q&A: Susanna Kaysen

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Kaysen talks to LJ about her new novel, Cambridge, set in 1950s Massachusetts

Janell Burley Hofmann on iRules | Tantorious

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Tantorious is a monthly podcast series featuring interviews with well-known authors, hosted by Allan Hoving and presented by Tantor Audio. Janell Burley Hofmann is a parent coach and mother of five who writes about parenting and technology for the Huffington Post and has a weekly spot on NPR’s American Public Media Marketplace as a tech etiquette […]

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