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Dec 13, 2018

2018 AudioFile Best Audiobooks

Our last Best of 2018 list features favorites in Science Fiction & Fantasy. Listen as Michele and Robin discuss these winners, with bonus sound samples of WHO IS THE BLACK PANTHER?, performed by a full cast, and THE POPPY WAR, narrated by Emily Woo Zeller. And don’t miss tomorrow’s interview with Heath Miller about...


Dec 12, 2018

2018 Best Memoir Audiobooks

Today we’re sharing AudioFile Magazine’s list of the 2018 Best Memoir Audiobooks. Listen as we discuss all the winners, including sound clips from THE COST OF LIVING by Deborah Levy and MAKE TROUBLE by Cecile Richards.

AudioFile Magazine’s Best Memoir Audiobooks of 2018

BECOMING by Michelle Obama, read...


Dec 11, 2018

Our guest on today’s special narrator episode is Brittany Pressley, the talented narrator behind one of AudioFile’s 2018 Best Audiobooks, THE SOMETIMES SISTERS by Carolyn Brown, published by Brilliance Audio. Brittany has narrated several of Brown’s titles, and the author and narrator team have an obvious talent...


Dec 10, 2018

AudioFile Best Audiobooks 2018

Today we’re sharing the Best Romance Audiobooks of 2018. Listen to clips from BESOTTED WITH THE VISCOUNT and AS YOU WISH, two of our five picks. And be sure to come back tomorrow to hear our interview with narrator Brittany Pressley about Carolyn Brown’s THE SOMETIMES SISTERS.

AudioFile Magazine’s Best...


Dec 7, 2018

AudioFile 2018 Best Audiobooks

Fiona Hardingham voices the final audiobook in Maryrose Wood’s The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series with exuberance, charm, and impeccable timing. As our guest on today’s podcast, she discusses the special preparation she put into this audiobook, which features an array of accents and voices. And for...