Reviewers of the Year 2013

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Congratulations to LJ reviewers of video, audiobooks, fiction, and nonfiction

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, February 7, 2014

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Coming-of-age memoir, a raunchy laugh from Delaney, a must for football fans, early Franzen, the face of grief, Kent’s fans will love this Western, historical fiction, more from J.R. Ward

David Haskell on The Forest Unseen | 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. David George Haskell is a professor of biology at the University of the South, in Sewanee, Tennessee. His book, THE FOREST UNSEEN: A Year’s Watch in Nature, reveals the secret world hidden in a single square […]

Q&A: Making Richard Pryor

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Brothers David and Joe Henry and actor Dion Graham talk to LJ‘s Stephanie Klose about what made Richard Pryor

Audio Book Reviews | January 2014

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Reviews of Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam, Michael Gruber’s The Return, Sujata Massey’s The Sleeping Dictionary, and a list of titles from the January issue.

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, January 31, 2014

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Weiner fans will enjoy Center’s latest, Kaufman & Mack present a new take on Freud, Johns Hopkins offers a caregiver’s guide to dealing with Alzheimer’s, Ridgway’s The River of No Return “begs for a sequel”

OverDrive announces move to all MP3 audiobooks

OverDrive, one of the major vendors of audiobooks to libraries, has announced that it will be moving away from the WMA format and making audiobooks for the library market available solely as MP3s. Reasons for the shift include the facts that MP3s are widely compatible across various listening devices and that the vast majority of […]

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, January 24, 2014

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Paranormal fiction at its best, fast-paced action fro Brown, a historical trilogy opener from Collins, Fairstein introduces a crime thriller featuring Central Park, storytelling from McCall Smith

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, January 17, 2014

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Complicated fiction from Barlow, more of Father Anselm, crossing the nation with Caputo, a horrific animal-related crime in Maine, Osteen on eliminating barriers, two earnest physicians fighting for health care

Kiese Laymon on Long Division | 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. Kiese Laymon has written for numerous publications and is an associate professor of English and Africana studies at Vassar College. His debut novel, LONG DIVISION, is a Mark Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and […]

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