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Our Recommendations for First-Time Listeners

To celebrate listening to audiobooks (and that June Is Audiobook Month), we’re giving away a tote bag full of classic productions and new favorites! From children’s titles to adult titles and fiction to nonfiction, it is the ultimate audiobook tote. To enter to win it, click here. For official rules, click here.


The benefits of listening to audiobooks are clear: audiobooks are the ultimate tool for multitaskers, as well as a great way to relax. Read more

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Family Listens As You Drive
American Library Association Award Winners 2018
American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Award Winners on Audio

Hand-selected by committees of dedicated librarians and educators, these American Library Association (ALA) award winners represent some of the best children’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

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Staff Picks
What We’re Listening To – September’s Picks

I may not be starting a new school year like many people around me, but I still feel the drive each fall to learn something new and tackle more serious subject matter after having such a light and breezy summer. Read more

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Free Audiobook – Lyra’s Oxford: His Dark Materials

Are you excited to return to the world of His Dark Materials? We sure are. With The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman set to release on October 19 (and Michael Sheen announced as its narrator!), we thought now would be a great time to reconnect with one of our favorite characters, Lyra Belacqua.

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Michael Sheen narrates Philip Pullman’s THE BOOK OF DUST: LA BELLE SAUVAGE audiobook

Exciting casting news! Award-winning actor Michael Sheen (Passengers, Frost/Nixon, The Twilight Saga) narrates the audiobook of Philip Pullman’s THE BOOK OF DUST VOLUME ONE: LA BELLE SAUVAGE! Listen to a clip and watch him read an excerpt in the studio. Read more

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