Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

On September 13th celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors. Learn more about Roald Dahl’s life, go behind-the-scenes in the audiobook studio in an exclusive video, listen to clips from these gloriumptious stories, and more. Read more

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With 20 narrators and a special sound bed, the ILLUMINAE audiobook is out-of-this-world

Update May 2016: ILLUMINAE is the 2016 Audie Award winner for Multi-Voiced Performance! If you’ve seen a copy of ILLUMINAE, filled with scratched out emails and interview transcripts, you probably thought how are they going to bring this story to audiobook? Only the team at Listening Library could create a production this extraordinary. It’s Battlestar Galatica meets 10 Things I Hate About You and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever heard before. Read more

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Author Guest Post: Ashley Hope PĂ©rez on her Printz Honor winner OUT OF DARKNESS audiobook

Ashley Hope PĂ©rez sets her riveting story of love and tragedy in an East Texas oil town against the backdrop of the 1937 New London school explosion, one of the worst school disasters in American history. In this historical context, she explores racism and segregation, posing thought-provoking questions about these divisive forces. A must-listen Hear Diversity pick, OUT OF DARKNESS is a beautifully rendered, multi-layered story that demonstrates the power of bringing diverse voices alive on audiobook. Read more

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“It was an unbelievable collaboration from the word go.”
—Author Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock on THE SMELL OF OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES audiobook

Being a teenager in Alaska isn’t like growing up anywhere else. Transport listeners to America’s Last Frontier in this unique and spellbinding YA debut, perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell, Louise Erdrich, and Sherman Alexie. Read by Alaskan Native Erin Tripp and a full cast, the audio delivers an authentic representation of a young Inupiaq girl’s life—a perfect addition to your audio diversity shelf. Find out how this special production was cast and hear a clip from an audiobook that the author called “a first of its kind collaboration.” Read more

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Author David Potter on his time-travel adventure series, The Left Behinds

David Potter is no audio newbie. But when it came to listening to his The Left Behinds series on audio—he was nervous. He shares his reaction to hearing two-time Odyssey Award winner Kirby Heyborne’s narration for the first time: Read more

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