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Happy October! As a fall chill fills the air and patrons prep for holiday travel, remind your community that audiobooks are a sweet treat the entire family can enjoy together! Point your patrons toward your audiobook collection to find some of the most popular, in-demand titles on your holds list that can be enjoyed on the go. Read more

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Jake Burt guest post
Featured-LL, Guest Post Author Jake Burt was terrified about who would read his audiobook. “And then I heard Tara Sands.”

Pssst…greetings, librarians and listeners! We just can’t keep author Jake Burt’s hilarious essay recounting his audiobook experience all to ourselves. His debut middle-grade listen, GREETINGS FROM WITNESS PROTECTION! (on sale now), about a family on the run (plus, one streetwise girl pretending to be a family member—to throw the bad guys off, of course. But don’t tell anyone!) is brought to life on audio by four terrific narrators. But what is it really like to be an author about to meet the voices of your fictional creations for the first time? Terrifying, apparently. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured Sarah Jessica Parker selects EXIT WEST as Book Club Central pick! Step into the studio with author and narrator Mohsin Hamid

Sarah Jessica Parker’s newest Book Club Central pick is the extraordinary EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid, which is also shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize and is a Kirkus Prize finalist. The talented New York Times bestselling author also narrated his own audiobook and gave us insight into that unique experience in a great episode of Penguin Random House Audio’s This is the Author podcast. Read more

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Karissa Vacker reads Bonfire by Krysten Ritter
Featured, Guest Post, New Releases This girl is on fire! Karissa Vacker on narrating the “triumphant fiction debut” by actress Krysten Ritter

Check out this guest post from audiobook narrator and multi-Earphones Award winner Karissa Vacker. She reads the psychological suspense thriller BONFIRE (on sale Nov. 7th) by Jessica Jones actress-turned-fiction-writer, Krysten Ritter. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly praises this “triumphant fiction debut” as a “pulse-pounding thriller.” Hear what it’s like to bring fall’s hottest book to life on audio… Read more

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