Traci Chee
Traci Chee on why her Sea of Ink and Gold series is a “love letter to books” that’s perfect for audio

Traci Chee is a self-described “word geek” who, according to her author bio “loves book arts and art books.” So it should be no surprise to anyone that she had plenty to say about the art of audiobooks; her second book is called The Speaker, after all! Keep reading to hear what it was like for Chee to experience her own bestselling series in the audio format, how listening alters the way her words affect her, and why she thinks the audio editions shine a light on the heart of her series in a particularly poignant way. Read more

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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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Kate Rudd
In the studio with Kate Rudd as she narrates John Green’s TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN (VIDEO)

Kate Rudd, the Odyssey Award-winning narrator for John Green’s beloved bestseller The Fault in Our Stars, is back and receiving rave reviews for Green’s newest title, TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN. Remind teens and adults alike that audio is the perfect way to enter this story that The New York Times calls “astonishing.” Read more

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Rob Buyea guest post
How his job as a classroom teacher helped THE PERFECT SCORE author Rob Buyea discover the power of audiobooks.

From the beloved author of Because of Mr. Terupt and its sequels comes THE PERFECT SCORE, a new middle-grade school story with a very special cast of unforgettable characters who discover that getting the perfect score—both on the test and in life—is perhaps not so perfect after all. We’re thrilled to welcome author Rob Buyea to the BOT blog to share his own personal experience with audiobooks and why they are perfect for teachers and students. Read more

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