Staff Picks
What We’re Listening To: July 2020 Picks

Lately, I’ve been listening—not just hearing, but actively listening. I’ve stepped away from the comfort of conformity, and leaned into diverse stories and perspectives that challenge me and inform me about lived experiences different from my own. I’m a firm believer in the power of self-education. Publishing workers are privileged to have access to so many spectacular books that have the power to educate us and take us on literary journeys through the lens of someone vastly different than ourselves. My current listening library reflects my dedication to self-education as well as practicing wellness in a pandemic era. Read more

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Your Audiobook Horoscopes for the Summer Solstice

Swimming. Sunscreen. Staycations.

While this Summer may not be the one you envisioned, there’s still a need for reprieve so you don’t entirely burn out (or burn up. I’m serious about that SPF 50!).

The Summer solstice is the longest day of the year: spend it with an audiobook, and let narrators whisk you to where the stars say you should be, even if just for a while. Read more

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Audiobook Picks for Father’s Day

Whether you are a dad, you know a dad, or you just have an arsenal full of dad jokes, we’ve selected top audiobooks to celebrate Father’s Day with. With gathering made difficult this year, reconnect by sharing stories: daring adventures, masterful biographies, and inspiring coming-of-age stories are all just a play button away. Read more

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The Launch of Literary Summer

Memorial Day marks the beginning of Summer, but today marks the official start of literary Summer, as decreed by your PRH Audio blog team.

This season, we’re taking the time to kick back in the sun and listen to the titles we’ve been waiting for all year (…and some we missed the first time around). Joining in is easy: grab a lounge chair, some sunscreen, and your earbuds, and get ready for that Summer feeling. Read more

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Anne Tyler
Celebrating the Work of Anne Tyler on Audio

Anne Tyler is the author of more than twenty novels. Her twentieth novel, A Spool of Blue Thread, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2015. Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. Her novel Clock Dance was our recent #VolumesBookClub pick. And now, we’re celebrating her lifetime of fantastic work through the unique experience audiobooks provide. Read more

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