Collection Development, New Releases Audiobooks put you in the room where it happened. The Nerdy Book Club names top books for Hamilton fans.

Attention all “Hamilnerds” who have listened to the Hamilton soundtrack on repeat hundreds of times: Listening Library has TWO NEW Hamilton-related listens to add to the mix. These fall ’16 drop-ins allow famous historical figures to tell their stories, bringing this fascinating period in American history to life—a perfect choice for classrooms! Read more

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Featured, New Releases Wish you could press pause on summer? Tackle summer TBR lists with audiobooks!

It’s that time of year when all of us tend to say, “Where has the summer gone? How is it flying by so quickly?!” And if you’re a librarian or book-lover, a common complaint is: “But I still have so many summer reads on my list!” Remind patrons that audiobooks can help. Read more

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New Releases With 20 narrators and a special sound bed, the ILLUMINAE audiobook is out-of-this-world

Update May 2016: ILLUMINAE is the 2016 Audie Award winner for Multi-Voiced Performance! If you’ve seen a copy of ILLUMINAE, filled with scratched out emails and interview transcripts, you probably thought how are they going to bring this story to audiobook? Only the team at Listening Library could create a production this extraordinary. It’s Battlestar Galatica meets 10 Things I Hate About You and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever heard before. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured-LL School Library Journal’s Top Audiobook Picks of 2015

School Library Journal unveiled their Top 10 Audiobook Picks of 2015 on Twitter this week. Media editor Stephanie Klose explained that “for an audiobook to make the #SLJBest2015 list, the work’s plot, characterization, prose craft, narration, and production all had to be ace.” They also aim to include titles for kids of all ages, as well as a wide range of voices and experiences. Listening Library is thrilled to have two groundbreaking titles for teens on School Library Journal’s list Read more

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