Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL 2019 Mock Newbery Picks: Hear why these audios are not to be missed

As awards excitement builds for 2019, these titles are topping many ‘best of’ lists and have proven to be library favorites. Hear why the audiobook edition of each of these terrific middle grade reads makes for a very special listening experience. And be sure to add audio to your library’s Mock Newbery displays! Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listen to clips from School Library Journal’s Best Audio Picks 2018

School Library Journal‘s editors have selected their top audiobooks for the year because they “tell fascinating stories that are enhanced by exceptional narration.” Congratulations to our two phenomenal Listening Library titles that made the list and hear why they should be in your audio collection for kids and teens: Read more

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Becoming Michelle Obama
Awards & Recognition, Featured, Featured Titles Rave audiobook reviews for Michelle Obama’s BECOMING

Listen to the first audiobook clip from the former First Lady and hear why BECOMING, written and read by Michelle Obama, is a must for your audiobook collection. BECOMING is also Oprah’s newest book club selection! As Michelle Obama shared to a room of thousands of librarians at the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, “We all belong and I think my book is just the ordinariness of a very extraordinary story… Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured, Featured Titles Recommend LibraryReads Favorites of Favorites 2018 on Audio

The librarians have spoken! And, as you know, we’re always listening…Help alleviate high holds for this fabulous list of LibraryReads Favorites of Favorites 2018 and be sure to add the audio editions to your displays. We share some listening love for your favorite reads of the year below, including your #1 pick. Read more

Featured-LL, Interview LISTEN UP: a special podcast episode with 3 beloved YA and children’s authors

Did you know that Penguin Random House Audio has a podcast called This is the Author? We love to chat with authors about what it’s like to record their own audiobooks. Were there any surprises? How would they describe the experience? And if they didn’t record it themselves, who would their dream narrator(s) be? Read more

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