Our BOT CD sale is back and better than ever with over 150 titles added to the already impressive list of award-winning and bestselling titles. These six stand-outs from the Best of 2013 list would be welcome additions to any audiobook shelf whether you’re looking to provide patrons with top parenting picks, moving memoirs, the best in business, revelatory writing on religion, or feel-good fiction. Take a look (and a listen, of course!)…and click here to see full details about BOT’s extended CD sale.
GOING CLEAR by Lawrence Wright
Read by Morton Sellers SALE PRICE $35 (Reduced from $50) Listen to a clip
This National Book Award Finalist is a riveting listen, perfect to recommend to any patrons intrigued by the rave reviews. They won’t be disappointed. With exceptional journalistic skills, Wright examines what fundamentally makes a religion a religion, and whether Scientology is, in fact, deserving of this constitutional protection. GOING CLEAR’s long list of accolades include:
Publishers Weekly Top 10 Best Book
Publishers Weekly Best Book (Nonfiction)
The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013
The Washington Post Top Ten Best Books (Nonfiction)
Kirkus Reviews Best Books (Nonfiction)
TIME‘s Top 10 Non-Fiction Books
New York Magazine‘s 10 Best Books of the Year
Entertainment Weekly‘s 10 Best Nonfiction Books of 2013
The Slate Book Review Top 10 of 2013
STICKS AND STONES by Emily Bazelon
Read by Rebecca Lowman SALE PRICE $25 (Reduced from $40) Listen to a clip
Chosen as an AudioFile Best of the Year Audiobook, this is an important resource for parents, teachers, and even teens themselves. Check out our exclusive interview with the incredible author as she speaks about bullying, and all she learned while researching this award-winning book. Or click here to see our behind-the-scenes video.
THE SPARK by Kristine Barnett, read by Kathe Mazur SALE PRICE $25 (Reduced from $40) Listen to a clip
Named to the The Washington Post’s Notable Non-Fiction list, their reviewer called Barnett’s work “compulsive reading.” Dramatic, inspiring, and transformative, THE SPARK is about the power of love and courage in the face of overwhelming obstacles. Let patrons hear for themselves the dazzling possibilities that can occur when we learn how to tap the true potential that lies within every child, and in all of us.
DECISIVE by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
Read by Kaleo Griffith SALE PRICE $25 (Reduced from $40) Listen to a clip
Don’t we all want to learn how to how to make better decisions? Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switchand Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives. And with their most recent book named as an Amazon Best Book of 2013 (Business & Investing), Goodreads Choice Award (History & Biography), and an Audible Best Audiobook of 2013 Finalist (Business), the easiest decision is to add DECISIVE to your shelves.
THE SUPREMES AT EARL’S ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT
By Edward Kelsey Moore
Read by Adenrele Ojo & Pamella D’Pella SALE PRICE $25 (Reduced from $40) Listen to a clip
Chosen as a Library Journal Best Book (Women’s Fiction), this New York Times bestselling novel will charm listeners with its warmhearted wit and love. Audio is the perfect way for women’s fiction fans to meet Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean…three incredible characters they won’t soon forget.
THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB by Will Schwalbe
Read by Jeff Harding SALE PRICE $25 (Reduced from $35) Listen to a clip
A love letter to both mothers and books, this Booklist Top 10 Science & Health Audiobook is a poignant and personal listen, read by a narrator who had the pleasure of knowing author Will Schwalbe’s mother, Mary Anne. The result is a profoundly moving tale of loss that is also a joyful, and often humorous, celebration of life.