Featured, Featured-LL, Promotions & Events, Promotions & Events Celebrate the freedom to listen on Banned Books Week 2018

Sound off on censorship! Join the national literary community from September 23 through September 29, 2018 to celebrate your right to hear powerful stories. The 2018 theme is “Banning Books Silences Stories. Speak Out!” As the ALA reminds us, censorship succeeds when no one talks about it. Encourage readers to raise their megaphones and speak out for banned books. And of course, audiobooks are the perfect way to truly give these banned books a voice. Read more

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Scott Brick
Featured, In The Studio LISTEN IN: New Jack Reacher narrator Scott Brick discusses taking on Lee Child’s bestselling series

There’s a new Reacher in town. But fear not, longtime Lee Child audio fans: while the great Dick Hill may have retired, there’s a new pro behind the mic to take on the Jack Reacher series when it returns on November 5th with PAST TENSE. Scott Brick is no stranger to thriller and suspense, including bestselling series from Clive Cussler, Janet Evanovich, and Tom Clancy. But listen as Brick shares why this new role just might be his favorite challenge of all. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Listen to the List: Do you offer these August New York Times audio bestsellers?

Summer always seems shorter than we’d like—but with no shortage of standout new releases, we bet your patrons’ to-be-read lists (and your own!) are longer than ever. Help your busy book-lovers fit in more reading time with these bestselling audiobooks. Read more

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Collection Development, Collection Development, Featured, Featured-LL Reclaiming My Adult Reading Life Post-Baby with Audiobooks

Assoc. Marketing Director Jen (pictured with her little hungry caterpillar) shares what she’s been listening to this summer. Share your own favorite summer audiobooks with us @BOTLibrary.

Let’s just say it had been awhile.

Corduroy? Check! The Very Hungry Caterpillar? Check! Goodnight Moon? Nightly. But taking the time as a newish mom to read a book just for my bookish self? Well…Goodnight goodreads goal has been more like it. Read more

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Debbie Macomber
Collection Development, Featured Why Debbie Macomber’s Bestsellers are Essential to Your Audio Collections

We are thrilled to celebrate bestselling author Debbie Macomber on her 35th publishing anniversary! As a huge fan of audiobooks herself, Debbie Macomber knows what makes for a great listen. Her sweet stories are a true delight on audio, providing the perfect gentle listens for patrons in need of a peaceful escape, an uplifting love story, or a heartwarming holiday tale. Read more

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