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LJ Audio & Video | Review Alert, April 15, 2018

Narrator Mia Barron’s performance is understated yet elegant in this detailed, exciting thriller; fans of Carmen Maria Machado, Jenny Zhang, and Tessa Hadley will find considerable resonance here; a truly thought-provoking documentary—uplifting & brutally honest; sure to have divisive reactions but nevertheless is a relevant addition to LGBTQ studies; Spirits of Rebellion shines a light on a lesser-known element of film history

Best Media 2017: Audiobooks

The best audiobooks of 2017 include short story collections, debut novels, memoirs, true crime, astrophysics, and poetry.

Audio in Stereo | Audio Spotlight

Audiobook listeners and podcast fans team up to drive the renaissance in spoken-word programming

Editors’ Fall Picks 2017

Forty-one timely titles for autumn and beyond

OverDrive’s Libby App to Include Remote Library Card Signup

OverDrive will soon launch a feature for its new Libby ebook and audiobook app that will enable new patrons to sign up for a library card using their smartphone or tablet, confirming residency requirements without requiring a visit to a library branch.

All Ears: Top Audiobook Titles for Summer and Fall | Audio Spotlight

This summer and fall will see a plethora of extraordinary titles on audio, with something for every listener, from podcast enthusiasts to historical fiction fans to theater devotees.

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Vanessa Irvin Preaches the Art of Storytelling to Future Librarians

“We are all walking stories, so it’s vital that as librarians, we learn the art of listening to story…” says Irvin, an assistant professor in the library and information science program at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. “[We need to be] willing to share our own stories so that we best relate to patrons, communities, and stakeholders.”

Narrative Arc | Audio Spotlight

Creating an audiobook is an art form that requires more collaboration and work than many people realize, and the professionals who produce audiobooks often hope you won’t notice their best work. Listening to an audiobook is a small-scale, intimate experience. But putting it all together, from text to publication, involves a lot of personnel, many […]

2016 Audie Award Finalists for Audiobook of the Year and Excellence Awards

Announcing the 2016 Audie Award finalists for Audiobook of the Year and Excellence in Design, Marketing, and Production.

A Life Under Fire | Collection Development: Military Memoirs

Authors ranging from veterans of famous conflicts past to modern combatants, reminiscences of battlefield experiences express boredom and loneliness, brutality and compassion, violence and love. These 31 titles will enhance any collection.