Staff Round-Up: Which Character is Invited to Your Summer Dinner Party?

Rolling into the season of rooftop hopping, park picnicking, and backyard barbecuing has us wondering about the big questions:

what’s the perfect amount of time to leave a burger on the grill? Which summer shandy goes best with a cheese board? And perhaps most importantly, which fictional characters should be invited to our summer dinner parties? Read more

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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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Winter Listens Cozy
Birth Flowers
Birth Flower Audiobook Recommendations

From love and hope to integrity and regret, each type of flower has a meaning. Read more

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cat pet listening
7 Audiobooks with Awesome Cat and Dog Characters

Pets play an important role in our personal lives that only sporadically appears in fiction; normally these relationships are relegated to the realm of memoir. But when novelists do give us pets, they do so with heart, ingenuity, and quirkiness, as shown by these seven audiobooks. Read more

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