Bestselling author Julie Berry is at it again. She’s written Lovely War, a beautiful historical fiction story; in fact,Â Kirkus Reviews gave it a starred review calling it, â€śan unforgettable romance so Olympian in scope, human at its core, and lyrical in its prose that it must be divinely inspired.â€ť Read more
Opening portals into other universes is the stuff kids dream of.Â Combine that with making new friends, dealing with school bullies, andÂ loving family relationships and you have the charming new audiobook, Sal and Gabi Break the Universe. Read more
Belonging and communication are two themes at the heart of Lynne Kelly’s newest tale, Song for a Whale, and the audiobook, read by Abigail Revasch, is a poignant listen that will tug at the heartstrings of all ages.
To delve a little deeper behind this fantastic story, we were really happy to hear from Lynne herself! Read more
In this episodeÂ of This Is the Author, meet Raymond Arroyo, author of Will Wilder #3: The Amulet of Power; Padma Venkatraman, author of The Bridge Home; and Julie Bogart, author of The Brave Learner. Drawing on inspiration from childhood memories, travel adventures, and insights in education, hear why each of these authors are excited to share their stories with listeners. Plus, discover how one author used her high school acting experience to help her narrate.
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It’s the first month of the year and time to put our authors on the hot seat and grill ’em, audiobook-style! Read more
In this special episode, meet Christopher Paolini, author of the internationally bestselling Inheritance Cycle series. He tells us about his newest audiobook, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm, which is narrated by his longtime reader, Gerard Doyle.
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Author Sarah Glenn Marsh chatted with narrator Alex McKenna aboutÂ her experience voicingÂ Reign of the Fallen (Alex McKenna also returns to narrate the forthcoming sequel, Song of the Dead). Read more
In this episode meet bestselling kids and young adult authors Markus Zusak, Matt de la PeĂ±a, and Nic Stone. Youâ€™ll hear how their own pasts each inspired them to write their latest stories, whether itâ€™s from an idea that came to one author twenty years ago, to the book one author wishes she had as a guidepost when she was in high school â€“ and of course, why itâ€™s so important for kids to be able to see and hear themselves in books. Plus, from Jim Dale to oneâ€™s own brother, hear who their dream narrators might be.
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In this episode of This is the Author meet Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, Torrey Maldonado, author of Tight, and Heather Won Tesoriero, author of The Class. Hear how these authors are redefining what it means to be a superheroâ€“ whether itâ€™s by standing up for Americaâ€™s youth in underrepresented communities, writing stories that speak to the superhero in all young people, or introducing us to a superhero science teacher and his awe-inspiring students. Plus, discover how one author would use a time machine to find one of his dream narrators.
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