Awards & Recognition, Featured BOT’s Best Audiobooks of 2017: Does your library offer this year’s top titles on audio?

Listen to clips from all of our 2017 all-star audios on “Best Of” lists pulled from the country’s top publications, including The New York Times, AudioFile Magazine, LibraryReads, and more. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured Sarah Jessica Parker announces new Book Club Central pick, STAY WITH ME by Ayobami Adebayo

Sarah Jessica Parker has selected Ayobami Adebayo’s “stunning debut” STAY WITH ME as the new ALA Book Club Central pick! A 2017 New York Times Notable Book and a Women’s Prize for Fiction finalist, Parker calls STAY WITH ME, “a powerfully affecting tale of love, loyalty, and betrayal—with both savagery and heart.” Hear a clip from narrator Adjoa Andoh’s “spectacular aural performance” here. Read more

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Featured-LL, Guest Post NYXIA author Scott Reintgen shares why audiobooks are a teacher’s best friend

“I’m really not sure what I would have done without great audiobooks,” says Scott Reintgen. Learn why listening to audiobooks is his go-to classroom strategy. Plus, the audiobook producer and narrator share behind-the-scenes details from the recording of this action-packed Hear Diversity pick. Read more

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Collection Development, Featured, New Releases Toni Morrison narrates two new recordings of her beloved classics

Award-winning author Toni Morrison returned to the studio to record never-before-available unabridged editions of SONG OF SOLOMON and PARADISE. Her brilliant readings add another level of musicality and magic to her already-poetic written words. AudioFile raves, “Morrison sets the gold standard for a writer narrating her own work.” Read more

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