Aaron Blank with Odyssey Honor
Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL, Video 2020 Odyssey Awards Speech: Aaron Blank, audiobook producer of SONG FOR A WHALE

By Aaron Blank, producer of 2020 Odyssey Honor SONG FOR A WHALE. Watch this year’s Virtual Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube page now! It premiered June 28th at 4:30 pm ET!

Books that I have a connection to and resonate with me are the most meaningful to produce. SONG FOR A WHALE is just that sort of book. Read more

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Nick Martorelli Odyssey Honor
Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL, Video 2020 Odyssey Awards Speech: Nick Martorelli, audiobook producer of WE’RE NOT FROM HERE

By Nick Martorelli, producer of 2020 Odyssey Honor WE’RE NOT FROM HERE. Watch this year’s Virtual Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube page now! It premiered June 28th at 4:30 pm ET!

I am a huge fan of science fiction, of stories that transport us to new worlds and far-flung futures, yet always understand that – wrapped in starships and laser guns – those novels are addressing the concerns of the here and now. Read more

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2020 Odyssey Honors
Awards & Recognition, Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Titles, Featured-LL Congratulations to our 2020 Odyssey Honorees Song for a Whale and We’re Not From Here

*UPDATE* Watch the 2020 Odyssey Award Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube Page on June 28th, 2020 at 4:30 pm ET!

The American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2020 Odyssey Award and Honors, including Odyssey Honors for Song for a Whale and We’re Not From Here! Read more

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Featured, Featured-LL, Promotions & Events Event Rewind: Highlights from ALA Annual 2018 in New Orleans!

by Alexis Patterson,
Manager of Strategic Events & Special Projects

We are back from the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference! It was a warm and wonderful four days filled with a lot of great moments and we were thrilled to connect with librarians and audiobook lovers. But if you were unable join us—or even if you were there and want to reminisce about all of the bookish fun you had, here are a few of our favorite moments from the show: Read more

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ALA Annual 2018 logo
Featured, Featured-LL, Promotions & Events, Promotions & Events Audiobooks, Giveaways, and Events You Can’t Miss @ ALA in New Orleans

June is Audiobook Month and ALA Annual! We’re heading down to the Big Easy to celebrate the many ways that audiobooks make it so EASY to combine our love of reading with our favorite summer activities. Stop by BOT in the Penguin Random House booth #2041 to pick up the perfect swag for audiobook lovers Read more

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