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What We’re Listening To – 2017 Picks

The year is coming to an end, and we’re reflecting on all the wonderful, unique, and engaging audiobooks that we’ve listened to in the past twelve months. Here staff members share their favorite listens of 2017. Read more

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What We’re Listening To – October Picks

October is one of my favorite months of the year. The air starts to cool and the leaves begin to change. Everything is lovely and cozy, with Halloween capping off the month with some mischief and fun. It’s the perfect time to find a favorite pair of tall boots, plug in earphones, and enjoy the crisp fall weather with amazing listens. Here are a few recommendations:

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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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Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Edan Lepucki Returns with Woman No. 17

When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbert’s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powell’s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.

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What We’re Listening To – April’s Picks

If the old adage “April showers bring May flowers” is true, then I anticipate spending more time indoors than out this month. To keep me company (and from going stir crazy), I’ll listen to a bunch of different programs, music, and books. Here’s a peek: Read more

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What We’re Listening To – March’s Picks

Two months into the new year, and I’m happy to report that I am succeeding at one of my resolutions: to listen to a variety of podcasts more frequently. (As someone who works in audiobooks, I recognize the irony of having to resolve to do that.) Here are my picks if you’re in the market for a new podcast. Read more

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What We’re Listening To – February’s Picks

 

I am packing as many great listens as I can into the shortest month of the year! Here is what I am listening to at home, at work, and when I am on the move.

 
Meaning of MichelleDuring her eight years in the White House, Michelle Obama has been an advocate for health, children, military families, women, and Americans in general. With grace, class, and style, she has touched the lives of countless people as First Lady and created an incredibly high standard for the role. Read more

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