Thanksgiving
Listening to Audiobooks: A Thanksgiving Activity

Thanksgiving means marathon days of cooking and preparation and time spent with family and friends. Whether you’re planning a family dinner or a friendsgiving, you have hours of busy work ahead of you. And once the big meal is ready and eaten, there’s that delightful post-meal daze, where everyone rests together around the house. All of these moments are perfect ones in which listening to an audiobook can be a group activity. Read more

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Jake Burt
Author Jake Burt was terrified about who would read his audiobook. “And then I heard Tara Sands.”

Pssst…greetings, listeners! We just can’t keep author Jake Burt’s hilarious essay recounting his audiobook experience all to ourselves. His debut middle-grade listen, GREETINGS FROM WITNESS PROTECTION! (on sale now), about a family on the run (plus, one streetwise girl pretending to be a family member—to throw the bad guys off, of course. But don’t tell anyone!) is brought to life on audio by four terrific narrators. But what is it really like to be an author about to meet the voices of your fictional creations for the first time? Terrifying, apparently. Read more

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