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
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
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
October’s picks for LibraryReads include a relatable, fun listen about dealing with family during the holidays (with a twist!) and Mr. Tom Hanks himself narrating his debut collection of short stories. As the weather begins to grow cooler, remind your patrons to reach for an excellent pair of headphones, along with their jackets, because these LibraryReads will warm their hearts.
September’s incredible LibraryReads selections include a #1 pick from Celeste Ng, a diverse YA listen by bestselling author Kristin Cashore, and more! Hear clips and find out why these picks make great listens. Read more