Fiction Giants Boyne and Ishiguro; High Seas History from Larson | Audiobook Reviews, May 15, 2015

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A difficult but rewarding book from Boyne; Ishiguro’s exquisite tale of barely remembered legends, past wrongs, and relentless change; Simon Brick’s wonderful narration of Larson’s unforgettable story of life and death on the high seas

Fairy Tales and Fables: Old and New | Wyatt’s World

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Publishing seems to have been enchanted with fairy tales and fables lately. Here are five examples, ranging from a newly discovered cache of traditional stories to a long-awaited novel that mines beloved tropes to a debut that creates a fable for our time.

New releases from Kazuo Ishiguro, J.A. Jance, & Elif Shafak | Mar. 2015 Audio in Advance | Fiction

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Highly anticipated fiction audiobooks coming out in March 2015

What We Loved Best in 2014 | What We’re Reading

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Some of the LJ/School Library Journal staff picked their favorite reads of 2014.

Dystopias for Grown-ups | The Reader’s Shelf, June 1, 2012

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Dystopias for Grown-ups | The Reader’s Shelf, June 1, 2012