Image of Yours, For Probably Always cover and author Janet Somerville
Q&A with Janet Somerville, author of Yours, For Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn’s Letters of Love and War

When watching Ken Burns’ new PBS series Hemingway, you may well find yourself riveted not solely by the antics of “Papa Hemingway,” but also by another luminary (who happened to be his third wife): the fearless, whip-smart war correspondent Martha Gellhorn. READ MORE

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Defying Gravity: Author Phil Stamper on His Debut Audiobook

Debut author Phil Stamper’s The Gravity of Us has been dubbed “a sweet fish-out-of-water tale that also shrewdly explores the intersection between social class and modern media culture…”(Kirkus), among many other fabulous things. We caught up with Phil to chat about the experience of hearing his characters brought to life by audiobook narrators, and of course, what he can’t stop listening to. READ MORE

Tags: , , ,
Narrator Kinsale Hueston Q&A
Q & A with Kinsale Hueston, narrator of RACE TO THE SUN from Rick Riordan Presents!

We are thrilled to welcome the talented Kinsale Hueston to the blog! Kinsale narrates the latest exciting entry in Rick Riordan Presents’ collection of culturally diverse adventure stories. Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse is a thrilling tale about a Navajo girl who discovers she’s a monsterslayer. In a starred review, Kirkus raved “Roanhorse shows that Native stories are active and alive. Native readers will see themselves as necessary heroes while readers of all walks will want to be their accomplices.” READ MORE

Tags: , , , ,
Q&A With Neil Hellegers, Narrator of Nightmareland

Neil Hellegers is no novice to the world of the “strange and unusual”, and he continues his tradition of narrating terrifically freaky audiobooks with Nightmareland: Travels at the Borders of Sleep, Dreams, and Wakefulness. We caught up with Neil to chat everything from sleep paralysis to his favorite forbidden narrator treat (hint: it’s a nougat-y candy that rhymes with “stickers”). READ MORE

Tags: , , ,
Q&A with Brittany Pressley, Narrator of American Royals and Well Met

Brittany Pressley is on a roll: on September 3rd alone three audiobooks that she narrated for Penguin Random House published, and it doesn’t seem like she has any plans to slow down. We caught up with the Earphones Award–winning narrator to learn more about some of her recent projects, and what keeps her motivated when the going–and the subject matter–gets tough. READ MORE

Tags: , , , , ,
Author Sarah Jio
Q&A with Sarah Jio, author of All the Flowers in Paris

All the Flowers in Paris blooms beautifully to life on audio thanks to the storytelling skill of bestselling author Sarah Jio, and four phenomenal narrators. We are thrilled to welcome Jio to the blog to hear more about her latest listen, why she loves her full cast recording, and what sounds of summer and childhood books make her feel the most nostalgic. READ MORE

Tags: ,
January LaVoy
Q&A with January LaVoy, narrator of Gods of the Upper Air by Charles King

It’s back-to-school time and there’s a noticeable shift in the air. Whether or not you’re hitting the books in the traditional studious sense, we’ve got the perfect non-fiction treat for your playlist brought to you by a narrator who can do everything from Star Wars, to truly divine supernatural YA, to suspense and everything in between. Considering January LaVoy narrates approximately fifty books a year, you can be sure that when she raves about a read that is “incredibly informative, but also inspiring,” we want to hear more. READ MORE

Tags: , ,