Hand-selected by committees of dedicated librarians and educators, these American Library Association (ALA) award winners represent some of the best childrenâ€™s and young adult books of the last year, and make for terrific family listening picks. We are excited to share our winners and honorees with you! Learn about them all below. Read more
Each of these five audiobooks explores important topics like race, belonging, and truth in a way that is both beautiful and honest. Read more
Susan Dennard, author of The Witchland series, chatted with narrator Bahni Turpin about what it’s like to narrate an audiobook.Â Don’t miss their fun back and forth to learn more about the audiobook process, and then check out SightwitchÂ by Susan Dennard, now available.
Are you as excited as we are about the Every Day movie? Read more
Traci Chee is a self-described â€śword geekâ€ť who, according to her author bio â€śloves book arts and art books.â€ť So it should be no surprise to anyone that she had plenty to say about the art of audiobooks; her second book is called The Speaker, after all! Keep reading to hear what it was like for Chee to experience her own bestselling series in the audio format, how listening alters the way her words affect her, and why she thinks the audio editions shine a light on the heart of her series in a particularly poignant way. Read more
How well do you know the people you love? When youâ€™re forced to go through a loved oneâ€™s belongings after theyâ€™ve passed away, what will you discover? There will be items you recognize, some you have fond memories of, but what about those you donâ€™t recognize? When you peel back the layers of a life, will you like what you see?
“Iâ€™m really not sure what I would have done without great audiobooks,” says Scott Reintgen. Learn why listening to audiobooks is his go-to classroom strategy. Plus, the audiobook producer and narrator share behind-the-scenes details from the recording of this action-packed Hear Diversity pick. Read more