Fighting Words and The Way Back
Collection Development, Featured-LL Odyssey Award-Winning Authors Return with Powerful New Audiobooks

Two recent Odyssey Award-winning authors are back on Listening Library’s list this fall with already-acclaimed new audiobooks. One reunites the previous winning duo of author & narrator; the other newly pairs the author with a beloved two-time Odyssey Award-winning narrator. Don’t miss adding these powerful productions to your collections! Listen to clips and check out the rave reviews below. Read more

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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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