LJ Media Reviews: December 2016

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Alice Hoffman is Faithful to a girl devastated by the harm she caused her dearest friend; a Palestinian man renews his love of music by becoming The Idol

Lisa Gardner, Kimberla Lawson Roby, & Chris Bohjalian | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Fiction

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Fiction audiobooks publishing in January 2017.

The Extraordinary Life of Coretta Scott King | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Nonfiction

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Nonfiction audiobooks publishing in January 2017.

Exciting Debuts | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Young Adult

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Young adult audiobooks publishing in January 2017

A Short Story Collection from We Need Diverse Books | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Middle Grade

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Middle grade audiobooks publishing in January 2017.

Fast Five with Tavia Gilbert

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What’s your favorite type of character to narrate? I adore voicing big, quirky, over-the-top characters. Writers who give me a vocal playground are my favorites! What was your favorite non-audiobook gig? One of my favorite-ever non-audiobook gigs was years ago—a professional musical theater production that was part of a summer arts festival in a charming […]

Young John Lewis | Audio in Advance January 2017 | Early Elementary

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Early elementary audiobooks publishing in January 2017

LJ Media Reviews: November 15, 2016

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Nuanced, multilayered, relevant fiction from Aboulela; an absolute must-listen Wonder; blues enthusiasts will take Pride and Joy in this look at the music industry; stop worrying, and learn to enjoy Dr. Strangelove

Kennedy Chronicles | Audio Reviews, November 1, 2016

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Compelling, convincing, and current, Kennedy has Framed a great listen for fans of true crime aficionados and conspiracy theorists; Tye delivers an insightful look into the ways Bobby Kennedy became involved in the civil rights movement

Listen & Yearn | Audio Spotlight

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Audiobooks continue their meteoric rise. The Audio Publishers Association’s (APA) annual survey reports that audiobook sales in 2015 totaled more than $1.77 billion, an increase of more than 20 percent over 2014. It was the second consecutive year that audiobook sales have expanded by 20 percent, growth the APA chalks up to increasing awareness of […]