‘Tis the season for celebrating another great year of audiobook listening!
AudioFile has released their list of the best of the best, and a number of Books on Tape titles made the cut. Are any of these audiobooks flying off your shelves already? Make sure you have them all in your collection!
“Whelan conducts a master class in the fear, dread, and self-doubt wrought by domestic violence as Westover recounts her older brother’s terrorizing all while spewing religious righteousness.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“[Narrator Arthur Morey] expresses the author’s outrage over issues such as the Vietnam War and chemical and biological weapons. Yet he also is effective during more personal passages.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“Lisa Flanagan’s steady narration, especially her accents and inflections, elevate the story wonderfully. Every character benefits from a distinct and engaging voice, particularly the raspy growl of the fire demon.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“The lively, engaging performances from narrators Mozhan Marnò, Ashley Judd, Esperanza Spalding, and others propel you to listen to the next profile and then the next. Girls can become whatever they want, and here are 200 true-life stories to prove it.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“In this unique audio, six narrators represent characters in shared dialogues. N’Jameh Camara narrates the emotive narrative of biracial Haley, who describes increasingly honest conversations among six classmates along with her own undisclosed truths.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“In this collection of honest essays, listeners find that the people penning the words are just as vulnerable as everyone else but are willing to share their experiences with those who are ready to listen. The narrators bring their all to the mix, giving life to the authors’ compelling anecdotes.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
“The narrators give individual strength to three characters who are all lost on their life paths. The narrators’ intense deliveries project the characters’ shared sense of isolation and the bonding that occurs after a freak accident.”—AudioFile Earphones Award Winner