Emily Rankin
Q&A with Emily Rankin, Narrator of The Most Fun We Ever Had

Author Claire Lombardo’s new novel, The Most Fun We Ever Had, has been named one of the most anticipated books of the summer by People, O Magazine, LitHub, and more—and with Emily Rankin narrating the audiobook, listeners can count on a heaping helping of additional awesome. Read more

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Jon Meacham, Matthew Stanley, and Steve Sheinken
S4 E38: Jon Meacham, Matthew Stanley, and Steve Sheinkin

In this episode meet Jon Meacham, co-author of Songs of America; Matthew Stanley, author of Einstein’s War; and Steve Sheinkin, author of Amelia Earhart and the Flying Chariot. History is the driving force behind each of these authors’ audiobooks. These authors use storytelling as a way to engage and connect listeners to the past, to topics ranging from American music to Amelia Earhart to World War I. Even non-history buffs will fall in love with history after listening to each author talk about his audiobook. Then find out which author would cast Helen Mirren as his audiobook narrator.

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Elaine Welteroth, Amber Scorah, and Tiffany Jenkins
S4 E37: Elaine Welteroth, Amber Scorah, and Tiffany Jenkins

In this episode meet Elaine Welteroth, author of More Than Enough; Amber Scorah, author of Leaving the Witness; and Tiffany Jenkins, author of High Achiever. These women share their personal journeys—complete with mistakes and hardships—in such an intimate and vulnerable way that listeners will be inspired to examine their own lives and spark conversations with those around them. Plus find out which author describes the recording process as being “a little bit like therapy.”

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June 2019 Current Events
8 Audiobooks for Your Current Events Fix

Getting soundbites from daily news, sometimes, isn’t enough. Go beyond the headlines and dig into one particular topic—from racism in America to freedom of speech on the internet—by plugging into one of these audiobooks. Read more

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S4 E36: Ocean Vuong, Jamil Zaki, Winona Guo & Priya Vulchi

In this episode meet Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous; Jamil Zaki, author of The War for Kindness; and Winona Guo & Priya Vulchi, authors of Tell Me Who You Are. By sharing their stories, these authors are breaking down barriers from language to race in order to help people find commonalities and connection. Discover which author would have a famed Dead Poets Society actor narrate their audiobook.

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Alexandra Villasante author of The Grief Keeper
Author Alexandra Villasante on Finding Her Perfect Narrator

By Alexandra Villasante, author of The Grief Keeper

There’s an inherent magic contained in audiobooks that triggers my earliest memories of being read to by my mamá. Whether it was Caperucita Roja or Mouse Tales, the memory of spoken words blooming into action, like a comfortable dream or beloved movie, is something I’ve always cherished—even after learning how to read for myself. Read more

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