WILL WILDER Author Raymond Arroyo On His Love of Spoken Stories

Many Chapters…Many Voices

By Raymond Arroyo

Many chapters of the Will Wilder series were birthed in the corner of a coffee shop. The corner is the best place to work, since it can get loud at times. Once I travel to Perilous Falls, pounding away at the keyboard, I often hear the character’s voices in my imagination. Having been trained as an actor, I find myself involuntarily mouthing dialogue in the voice of the characters as I write. I literally play all the parts by the time I get to editing — doing my full “multiple personality” routine at the end of the day.

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Author Adam Gidwitz on narrating THE INQUISITOR’S TALE and how his “crazy idea” led to a very special musical guest on the audiobook

By Adam Gidwitz

Last summer, as I was coming into the homestretch of composing my new novel, The Inquisitor’s Tale, my wife took me to a concert. She and I have slightly different taste in concerts. I like concerts where I can sing at the top of my lungs and dance around like an idiot. This was not that kind of concert.

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In the Shadow of Liberty
Hear History IN THE SHADOW OF LIBERTY by Kenneth C. Davis, read by a Full Cast (Audiobook Trailer)

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners?

Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this audiobook helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. Read more

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Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

On September 13, celebrate the birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors. Go inside the audiobook studio in an exclusive video about the making-of these gloriumptious audiobooks and request a FREE CD sampler! Read more

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JB Adkins on narrating Wendelin Van Draanen’s THE SECRET LIFE OF LINCOLN JONES: “It’s been difficult for me to shake the character…”

Listening Library is thrilled to welcome narrator JB Adkins to the blog as he shares why he loved diving into THE SECRET LIFE OF LINCOLN JONES by Wendelin Van Draanen. In this fresh and funny story about a boy learning to become the brave hero of his own life, we meet Lincoln Jones who is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Read more

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