Awards & Recognition, Collection Development Do you offer these audios? LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites 2014

The LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites votes are in! These audios are among the top ten titles from the first year of this exciting librarian program. Click here for a full list of BOT’s LibraryReads since the program began back in September 2013. And click here to visit the official LibraryReads Favorites of Favorites page. Scroll down to listen to clips from these four not-to-be-missed titles.

FANGIRL
By Rainbow Rowell
Read by Rebecca Lowman & Maxwell Caulfield

LISTEN TO A CLIP:
“The audiobook benefits from having two narrators…A must buy for audio collections.”—School Library Journal, starred review

LibraryReads Review: “As sharp and emotionally resonant as Rowell’s previous novel, Eleanor & Park.”—Stephanie Chase, Hillsboro Public Library, OR

Additional Accolade: YALSA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults

WE WERE LIARS
By E. Lockhart
Read by Ariadne Meyers

LISTEN TO A CLIP:
“Narrator Meyers does a perfect job with this suspenseful story.”—Booklist

LibraryReads Review: “Though this book is written for teens, it shouldn’t be overlooked by anyone looking for a fantastic read.”—Susan Balla, Fairfield Public Library, CT

Additional Accolade: Goodreads Choice Award Winner: Young Adult Fiction

STATION ELEVEN
By Emily St. John Mandel
Read by Kirsten Potter

LISTEN TO A CLIP:
“Kristen Potter demonstrates her talent in voicing the wide range of characters, ages, and accents.” —Library Journal, starred review

LibraryReads Review: “[A] beautifully written dystopian novel.”—Janet Lockhart, Wake County Public Libraries, NC

Additional Accolade: National Book Award Finalist

LONGBOURN
By Jo Baker
Read by Emma Fielding

LISTEN TO A CLIP:
“Fielding narrates Baker’s extraordinary revisionist take on Pride and Prejudice with a quiet, shimmering assurance…Her elegant delivery and mastery of pitch, rhythm, and emphasis turn each sentence into a seduction.”—RUSA Listen List Committee

LibraryReads Review: “Highly recommended for Austen fans and historical fiction readers.”—Jenifer May, Secaucus Public Library, NJ

Additional Accolade: RUSA’s 2014 Listen List

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