Flavia de Luce
Celebrate the 10th Flavia de Luce mystery with a special message from the spunky sleuth herself (as read by narrator Jayne Entwistle!)

It’s no mystery why Alan Bradley’s Flavia de Luce books and audiobooks are beloved by readers and listeners all over the world. Bradley’s irresistibly spunky young sleuth, Flavia, has been described as “part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.” (The New York Times Book Review)

With the arrival of The Golden Tresses of the Dead, the 10th book in the bestselling series, Flavia de Luce decided it’s a good time to share 10 reasons why it would be a crime to miss out on her adventures. (Special thanks to author Alan Bradley for passing Flavia’s list along to us!) Read more

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Heather running
Running Sucks. Reading Doesn’t. How audiobooks transformed a reluctant runner’s routine.

By Heather Job, publicist for Listening Library

One of my favorite jokes to make, when people tell me they’ve taken up running, is “What are you running from?” One of my other favorite jokes to make, when people tell me they’ve taken up running, is “You can’t run from death.” People don’t tend to think these jokes are very funny, but I stand by them. Read more

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Adib Khorram Darius the Great is Not Okay
DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY Author Adib Khorram on Language and Identity

Darius Kellner has never fit in. His mom is Iranian, and his dad is white. He doesn’t really speak Farsi, but his little sister, Laleh, does. He’s into Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, and tea. Not many people at his high school in Portland, Oregon, share those interests. He also has depression, which doesn’t make anything easier. Read more

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