March’s #1 LibraryReads Pick Is An Incredibly Atmospheric Tale

There are five thought-provoking titles in multiple formats that your patrons can decide between from our list of March LibraryReads picks! The #1 LibraryReads Pick, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY, is an excellent reminder to check out our Large Print program! The other four titles, which are all available on audio, are perfect for curling up with, whether it’s snowing outside or 70 degrees! With such a large collection of recommended titles, don’t forget to remind your patrons that LibraryReads also make the perfect listens and are a great way to tackle TBR lists.

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Listen to Amy Krouse Rosenthal read her last book on audio, TEXTBOOK AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL

The world lost a bright light this week when author Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away at the age of 51. Her recent Modern Love essay in The New York Times, “You May Want to Marry My Husband,” touched readers all over the world with its poignant and heartbreaking honesty. Read more

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Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Reads a Beloved, Pulitzer Prize Winner on Audio

Hamilton fans at your library will want to get their hands—and headphones—on the hottest audio release in town! Beloved Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda comes to BOT reading one of his favorite author’s award-winning works in a never-before-available CD recording. Read more

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VIDEO: Bahni Turpin reads from THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD at the National Book Awards Finalists Reading

***THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is now a 2017 Audie Nominee for Best Audiobook of the Year***
On the evening before the National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. In 2016, audiobook narrator Bahni Turpin read an excerpt of the National Book Award Winner THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD on behalf of author Colson Whitehead. Read more

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Dion Graham
Hear from the Award-Winning Audiobook Narrator of EVICTED, Dion Graham

Dion Graham has become a familiar voice to both adults and children for his riveting reads of important and beloved books. A multiple Audie Award–winning and critically-acclaimed actor and narrator who has performed on Broadway, off Broadway, in films, and in several hit television series including HBO’s The Wire, Graham’s recent audiobook recording of Matthew Desmond’s EVICTED was named a winner to the 2017 Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Listen List for Outstanding Audiobook Narration. Read more

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