Collection Development Now Available: BOT Spring ’17 Catalog

Spring forward into a list bursting with fresh audio picks, including over 70 new listens on CD and 130+ audio downloads. Our Spring ’17 catalog offers an inside scoop on each new CD, plus even more special content like staff picks and behind-the-mic stories. Request your free print catalog or download a copy now and be the first to hear about new listens from Jonathan Kellerman, Debbie Macomber, George Saunders, Sophie Kinsella, and more!

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Don't miss these Spring '17 catalog highlights:
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Spring ’17 Editors’ Staff Picks
We asked our editors which audiobooks spring to their minds when they think about this season’s must-listens. Hear which titles they can’t stop talking about in this curated list of staff picks.


Lights, Camera, LISTEN!
Audiobooks are the ticket to bringing big screen entertainment to patrons in a new way. Listen to these blockbuster bestsellers before you see them for a front row seat to sensational, cinematic storytelling.

Do you offer these hot fall movie listens at your library?
We can smell the popcorn already!

Sumalee Montano

The healing power of audiobooks: a narrator’s story

Narrator Sumalee Montano shares her moving experience behind-the-mic and how audiobooks SPARK JOY in her life. Read her guest blog post here.


New Oprah’s Book Club Pick:

Oprah Winfrey says, “This is one of the most grim, gripping, powerful novels about slavery I have ever experienced.” Hear the first line that grabbed Oprah’s attention and wouldn’t let go in an audio excerpt, read by Odyssey Award-winning narrator Bahni Turpin.


Fall ’16 CD Drop-Ins
Feast your ears on these new listens from bestselling authors Paulo Coelho, Helen Fielding, Robert Harris,
and Anne Rice!


This is the Author Podcast
Go behind-the-scenes in the recording studio to hear what it’s like for an author to record their own audiobook.

Featuring new interviews with big name authors:

  • TV and comedy legend Carol Burnett
  • World-renowned recording artist Phil Collins
  • Iconic music and DJ MobyLISTEN NOW
  • New York Times bestselling author Terry McMillanLISTEN NOW
  • Celebrity chef and Fresh Off The Boat author Eddie HuangLISTEN NOW
  • The Moth GrandSLAM winner and New York memoirist Tara Clancy
  • and more!
  • Plus, check your catalog for even more audio news and special content:

    Stand-Out Spring ’17 Audios include:





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