Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney
Pure Escapes: Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney

By Lisa Baney

As the contract audio production editor for the This Is the Author podcast, it’s pretty clear to me that I have the best day gig in the world.

This is because I love audiobooks. I love audiobooks like they’re a dog. I love them like they’re Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk. READ MORE

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Liza Wiemer and Rachel Kamin_In Conversation
Family Bonding with Audiobooks: An Author and Librarian in Conversation

When the full cast audiobook edition of Liza Wiemer’s YA novel The Assignment was released, educators reached out to ask about using it in their classrooms. This led her to notice a wider trend: not only was she hearing about teachers incorporating audiobooks into lessons, but also parents who were listening to audiobooks along with their children. READ MORE

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What We’re Listening To: Leah’s February Picks

By Leah Schiano, Assistant Manager, Marketing, Pre-School and Young Readers & Penguin Random House Ambassador

I’ve only recently gotten into audiobooks over the last two years. I was always the listen-to-music-while-reading type of commuter, but I found the convenience of listening to an audiobook—without the inconvenience of lugging a large book around—a gamechanger. READ MORE

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An Audio Editor’s Picks: Home-From-School Listens for Middle Grade & YA Listeners

by Emily Parliman, Editor

Whether your teen is attending classes online or taking a break from classes altogether, it’s smart to enrich any downtime with supplementary content. We’ve assembled a list of audiobook recommendations to help bridge the weeks between classes. On our list you’ll find engaging nonfiction that has tie-ins to common school syllabi, can’t-go-wrong classics, frequently “required reading,” and fast-paced historical fiction. READ MORE

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An Audio Editor’s Picks: Home-From-School Listens for Elementary Kids

by Emily Parliman, Editor

Whether your child is attending classes online or taking a break from classes altogether, it’s smart to enrich any downtime with supplementary content. We’ve assembled a list of audiobook recommendations to help bridge the weeks between classes. On our list you’ll find engaging nonfiction that has tie-ins to common school syllabi, can’t-go-wrong classics, frequently “required reading,” and fast-paced historical fiction. READ MORE

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