LibraryReads July 2019
Awards & Recognition, Collection Development Make it an (Audio)Bookish July with LibraryReads

Expect an uptick in audio check-outs as the temperature rises and patrons head out on summer road trips, or desire hot new hands-free reading picks for a run or relaxation. Thanks to the great taste of librarians across the country, the monthly list of LibraryReads are always in high-demand. Don’t forget to offer the audio editions and promote your digital collections to patrons who are eagerly awaiting the discovery of a new favorite book. Read more

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Alexandra Villasante author of The Grief Keeper
Featured Titles THE GRIEF KEEPER Author Alexandra Villasante on Finding Her Perfect Narrator

By Alexandra Villasante, author of The Grief Keeper

There’s an inherent magic contained in audiobooks that triggers my earliest memories of being read to by my mamá. Whether it was Caperucita Roja or Mouse Tales, the memory of spoken words blooming into action, like a comfortable dream or beloved movie, is something I’ve always cherished—even after learning how to read for myself. Read more

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Dorothy Dunnett Lymond Chronicles
Featured Titles Dorothy Dunnett’s Legendary THE LYMOND CHRONICLES on Audio

Scottish author Dorothy Dunnett’s The Lymond Chronicles is a classic series within historical fiction. The first book, The Game of Kings, was first published in 1961 and has continuously found fans every year since. Read more

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