by Julie Berry
I first discovered just how much audiobooks are greater than the sum of their parts when my own books found their way to audio. Read more
In this episode of This Is the Author, meet Helen Oyeyemi, author of Gingerbread; Halle Butler, author of The New Me; and Chris Bohjalian, author of Wingspan. Itâ€™s a rare treat when fiction authors step behind the mic to read their written words aloudâ€”and, luckily, each of these authors had a blast! Plus, discover which famous (classic) author has the best gingerbread recipe.
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In 1950, the literary community came together for the first-ever National Book Awards. Created to â€ścelebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America,â€ť the National Book Award is one of the most prestigious honors a writer can receive. Read more
â€śLiteracy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all.â€ťÂ Â â€’UNESCO Director-General
International Literacy Day was founded in 1966 to promote the idea that literacy can empower communities and individuals. Celebrate the power of words and books by picking up one of these meaningful reads.
As we go into fall and winter, youâ€™ll be staying indoors more often than not. Now is the perfect time to start a new series to keep you going through these cooler months. Whether you enjoy cozy small-town stories or nail-biting mysteries, thereâ€™s a series waiting for you. Read more
Heart-pounding mysteries and thrillers arenâ€™t all about detectives and serial killers: Parents and children are at the heart of the suspense in these five audiobooks. How strong is the familial bond? How far would you go for the ones you love? Read more