Stiefvater, De La Cruz, & Gutman | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Middle Grade

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Amateau, Gigi. Dante of the Maury River. Brilliance Audio. ISBN 9781501215971. Read by JD Jackson. Gr 3-7—When Dante’s Inferno is born early, there are great expectations for him since he’s the grandson of the greatest racehorse in modern times. He fails to live up to his bloodline, however, and ends up at a thoroughbred rescue facility […]

And the Grammy goes to…

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Two audiobooks received 2015 Grammy awards at the February 8 ceremony.

Vincent on Woolf, McCall Smith Revisits Austen, & a New Toni Morrison | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Fiction

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Ahlborn, Ania. Within These Walls. Tantor Audio. ISBN 9781476783741. Read by R.C. Bray. With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed-up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback. So when he’s promised exclusive access to notorious cult leader and death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb, the opportunity is too good […]

Historical fiction from Berg, Ferrante, Freeman, Nesbø, & Smiley | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Stephanie’s Picks

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Berg, Elizabeth. The Dream Lover. Brilliance Audio. ISBN 9781593557775. Read by Emily Sutton-Smith. Berg (Tapestry of Fortunes) reimagines the scandalous life of French novelist George Sand, her famous lovers, bestselling novels, and life in Paris during the 1830s and 40s. After leaving her estranged husband, Sand moved to Paris where she wrote, wore men’s clothing, smoked cigars, and […]

2015 Audie Award Nominees

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The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced finalists for its 2015 Audie Awards® competition, honoring spoken word entertainment. Winners will be announced at the Audies Gala on May 28, 2015, at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York.

EllRay Jakes, Clementine, & My Weird School | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Early Elementary

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Gutman, Dan. Mrs. Yonkers Is Bonkers! (My Weird School, Bk. 18). Recorded Bks. ISBN 9781490629513. Read by Jared Goldsmith. Gr 1-5—In the latest “My Weird School” installment, Mrs. Yonkers, the computer teacher, is the nerdiest teacher in the history of the world. She can type with her feet! She even puts a webcam on a turtle! What’s […]

Nonfiction: Greene Explores Russian Society; Family Fiction from Letts, Seton | Audiobook Reviews, February 15, 2015

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Greene presents a series of interviews with a cross section of Russian people outside the governing elite; all ­libraries will want Letts’s tightly constructed, bitingly funny dark comedy; Seton’s saga is historical fiction with a literary bent.

Comedian Gaffigan on Food, Homer’s Poems, Millet’s Real-Life Mermaids | Audiobook Reviews, February 1, 2015

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Gaffigan’s narration is perfectly timed and brings his book to life; Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, read by Dan Stevens, are among the best audiobooks of the year; Cassandra Campbell’s deft voicing elevates from good to sublime.

Audiobooks by Cussler, Hamilton, Higgins, McCullough, Matthiessen, & Stone | Xpress Reviews

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Another highly recommended Cussler, more Merry Gentry from Hamilton, an intriguing Irish setting from Higgins, politics Down Under from McCullough, a Holocaust medication from Matthiessen, a father’s quest for justice from Stone

Audiobooks from Ebrahim, Huneven, Koontz, Lang, O’Neal, & Raybourn | Xpress Reviews

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An emotional memoir, the compelling nature of obsessive love, a disconcerting mood and spooky atmosphere from Koontz, a family seeking connection, a sweet story without much substance, a romantic thriller set between the wars

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