Listen at Home Free Downloads
Listen at Home: Free Audiobook Downloads

From March 20 to April 30, Penguin Random House Audio is delighted to offer free audiobook downloads of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, read by Brooke Shields and Paul Rudd, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, read by a full cast (including the legendary Jim Dale), and Great Expectations, read by John Lee. Read more

Tagged: , , , , , , ,
Your Audiobook Horoscopes for the Spring Equinox

Happy new year, stardust! We’re three months into 2020 and things are stranger than ever, but the Spring Equinox (March 19, 2020) marks the beginning of a brand new astrological year. That means another go at the whole “fresh start” thing. And doesn’t that just sprout your daffodils? Lean on audiobooks to get you through this transition–they’ll help breathe fresh life into your (real and metaphorical) spring cleaning, and make even old stories seem new. Read more

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
teens sitting on the ground reading books
Audio Picks for Any YA Book Clubber

With spectacular high fantasy titles, true-to-life contemporary fiction, and every genre in between, it’s good to be a young adult book lover these days. Our latest book club picks are perfect for any group, whether you’re teens or merely young at heart. Read more

Vintage photograph sitting inside a book with notes in the margins
Staff Round-Up: Celebrating Underrated Women of Literature

It’s Women’s History Month, and your friendly neighborhood blog team wanted to know which literature ladies our staff considers completely underrated. Who is well overdue for some props? Which unsung hero should indeed be sung about?! Join us in a round of appreciative applause for these fictional women. Read more

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , ,