Summer Shorts audio collection

summer shorts

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

Susanna Kaysen

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 […]

Young Love, Groeningen’s Belgian Oscar Nominee, Action-Thriller, Family Drama | Fast Scans: Top Foreign & Indie Picks

Broken Circle Breakdown

Blue is a rite of passage worth taking, a couple copes with the death of a daughter, for fans of suspense master Hitchcock Foreign Correspondent is restored, hearty family drama that goes down pretty smoothly

Pop Music History, Contemporary Ed, Big Issues Fiction, & More | Video Reviews

20 Feet from Stardom

Talented backup singers in recent pop music history, the exciting result of the Go Public Project, Out in Public humanizes the Arab-Israeli conflict by focusing on its effects on the lives of two men and their families.

Fiction by Joyce, Kaysen, Mead’s Life in Middlemarch, Memoir by Varty | Audiobook Reviews

Perfect

Everything is Perfect until…,Kaysen mostly succeeds in conveying how it feels to be young and insecure among worldly academics, Mead illustrates the power of great literature, Varty captures the beauty of the wild

NoveList Adds Audiobook Recommendations

Readers’ advisory resource NoveList will now offer audiobook recommendations through NoveList Plus. The new audiobook features include lists of recommended titles and listen-alike recommendations. Users can browse or search for audiobook information and will have search options by length of audio, format, and audio characteristics. Listeners will also be able to access audio samples and read reviews from trusted professional review sources.

Music Libraries and Funding | Music Matters

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The performance librarian is behind-the-scenes, mounting great seasons; in a performance environment the goal is to have the correct editions for all artists and the correct number of parts for the orchestra at the right place and time…

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