BLOOD ROSE REBELLION and 5 More Audiobooks Featuring Awesome Female Protagonists

Are your teen patrons looking to listen to as many fierce female characters as possible? Perfect for inspiring us when we’re down, or giving us a kick to push us forward, Blood Rose Rebellion and these five other titles are just the listens you need to recommend this summer.

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Katie Kipe
BOT Sales Rep Katie hand-picks history & historical fiction for adults & kids

We’re thrilled to welcome Maryland-based BOT Penguin Random House Library Sales Representative Katie Kipe to the blog to tell us which on-sale audios feed her history obsession. Over 600 titles are 75% off now through May 31st in our Diamond Discount Sale including these fascinating, informative, and celebrated selections below. See the full list of titles and find details here.
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Liz Camfiord Diamond Sale
BOT Rep Liz’s 6 on-sale favorites include history, Hollywood icons, and “human gods”

We’re thrilled to welcome California-based BOT Penguin Random House Library Sales Representative Liz Camfiord to the blog to tell us why these listens featuring some Hollywood legends and literary superstars are her on sale favorites from our Diamond Discount CD Sale. Over 600 titles are 75% off now through May 31st including these timeless selections below. See the full list of titles and find details here.
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TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM Q&A with narrator Damaras Obi and director Ally Sheedy

by Emily Parliman, Editor at Listening Library

TURNING 15 ON THE ROAD TO FREEDOM is an award-winning memoir by Lynda Blackmon Lowery who, at age 15, was the youngest person to walk all the way from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, as part of the 1965 Selma Rights Voting March. The book was adapted for stage by director Ally Sheedy (The Breakfast Club, St. Elmo’s Fire) and actress Damaras Obi. Lynda told WMAC Northeast Public Radio: “The first time I saw [Damaras] I was in awe. This girl is awesome.” We were lucky enough to have Damaras narrate the audiobook, with Ally directing. Here they discuss what it was like to adapt the memoir into a play, and then collaborate on the audiobook: Read more

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“It’s all about the narrators!” BOT Penguin Random House Library Sales Rep Robert Shares His Sale Favorites

We’re thrilled to welcome Texas-based BOT Penguin Random House Library Sales Representative Robert Haddock to the blog to tell us why these are his on sale favorites from our Diamond Discount CD Sale. Over 600 titles are 75% off now through May 31st including these great selections below. See the full list of titles and find details here.
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