May 2019 LibraryReads
Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured 3 Diverse and Discussion-Worthy Listens Make the May LibraryReads List

Two dynamic debuts, plus the return of a popular fantasy series, will be topping May’s holds. Be sure to offer these LibraryReads picks in all formats. And what better way to get a sneak peek at these upcoming titles, than by listening to clips from the audiobooks? Click here to view the full list of May 2019 LibraryReads selections! Read more

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Jill Santopolo More Than Words
Featured, Guest Post Author Jill Santopolo on Why Narrating an Audiobook is “More Than Words”

Bestselling author Jill Santopolo returned to the recording studio for the second time and tells us all about the experience! Keep reading to hear how this author tackled accents and proper pronunciations—and be sure to check out an audio clip and her This is the Author podcast interview below! 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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Awards & Recognition Sarah Jessica Parker selects EXIT WEST as Book Club Central pick! Step into the studio with author and narrator Mohsin Hamid

Sarah Jessica Parker’s newest Book Club Central pick is the extraordinary EXIT WEST by Mohsin Hamid, which is also shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize and is a Kirkus Prize finalist. The talented New York Times bestselling author also narrated his own audiobook and gave us insight into that unique experience in a great episode of Penguin Random House Audio’s This is the Author podcast. Read more

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