Ardently Admired: Jane Austen Retellings on Audio

Independent heroines, sharp social commentary, and the complicated business of love are all staples of Jane Austen novels that have proven timeless. Oh, alright, and she writes romantic leads who make downright dreamy declarations of love. Perhaps that’s why we often find ourselves with the remote in hand, queueing up one of the many brilliant Austen film adaptations (and debating our friends about which one is the best). READ MORE

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Happy Lunar New Year! Four Seas Crispy Chicken & A Family Listen

Ring in the Year of the Tiger with a delicious meal, and a great audiobook for company.

The Four Seas Crispy Chicken from Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown by Brandon Jew and Tienlon Ho requires a little bit of planning ahead (dry-brining, anyone?). Press play on Alex’s Good Fortune while you prep to learn about Lunar New Year traditions as a family! READ MORE

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Hanukkah Lights and Latke Delights

Happy Hanukkah! There are eight nights to celebrate the Festival of Lights, a time when families gather together to tell stories, hone their dreidel spins, and enjoy the gently flickering candles of the menorah. And then, there are the latkes: fried potato pancakes that are perhaps one of the most delicious homages to the miracle of oil ever to grace a plate. READ MORE

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Warm Up Your Kitchen with Sparkling Gingerbread and Cozy Kids’ Audiobooks

Here at PRH Audio we’ve got holiday baking on the brain! And so in this week’s Listen and Cook, we’re sharing this easy recipe for Sparkling Gingerbread from Yossy Arefi’s cookbook Snacking Cakes. And since cake and heartwarming stories go perfectly together, especially if you’re sharing your kitchen with little bakers, see below to get our recommendations for cozy kids’ audiobooks (that adults will also love). READ MORE

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Beers for Your Ears
Cheers to Your Ears: Match Your Fave Brew to Your Next Listen

Updated from the original June 2019 post

Friends, readers, listeners: lend me your beers. Bottled, canned, or pulled ice-cold from a tap. Craft brewed, microbrewed, macrobrewed, abbey brewed, homebrewed, brewed by elves. Lagers, Pilsners, Stouts, Wheats, IPAs. Whatever your sud, summer is the time to match it with a palate-perfect audiobook bud. READ MORE

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Love With Pride: Audiobook Rom-Coms for June and Beyond

Make your heart happy this Pride Month with funny, sweet, breezy romantic comedies (including lots of new releases for YA romance fans) featuring LGBTQIA characters as they tumble head over heels into meet-cutes, star-crossings, and maybe just maybe happily ever after. READ MORE

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Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney
Pure Escapes: Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney

By Lisa Baney

As the contract audio production editor for the This Is the Author podcast, it’s pretty clear to me that I have the best day gig in the world.

This is because I love audiobooks. I love audiobooks like they’re a dog. I love them like they’re Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk. READ MORE

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That’s the Spirit: A Pappy Van Winkle Audiobook, Delish Foodie Memoirs, and Your Next Grilled Cheese

Today at Listen and Cook headquarters it’s blue skies in every direction, but it’s always real gouda weather for grilled cheese (ba dum dum). Cheesy puns aside, there’s stiltons home chefs can learn from each of the food, bev, and community-minded audiobooks below. READ MORE

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