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In each 4-minute episode, AudioFile editors help you find your next great audiobook. Discover more about audiobooks with reviews and recommendations at AudioFile's Website or Sign up for our free audiobook newsletter.

Jan 20, 2020

Scoob has just jumped aboard his G’ma’s Winnebago for a road trip like no other — at least, that’s what Scoob thinks. AudioFile’s Emily Connelly tells host Jo Reed all about Nic Stone’s latest audiobook, narrated by Dion Graham. It has the perfect mix of humor and emotions, powerful writing, and complex...


Dec 26, 2019

Celebrate the new year and freedom with a new children’s audiobook on tradition, family, and remembrance. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss the Haitian Kompa music, the subtle sound effects, and Bahni Turpin’s skilled narration that mix together so well. Every year, Ti Gran makes FREEDOM SOUP...


Nov 25, 2019

Enchanting family listening. Join AudioFile editor Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed as they discuss MADAME BADOBEDAH, which should definitely be in the queue for your next family road trip. Young Mabel lives in the Mermaid Hotel and is decidedly suspicious of their latest lodger, whom she dubs Madame Badobedah. Author...


Nov 6, 2019

A thrilling mythological word comes to life with Amir Abdullah’s rich baritone and Kwame Mbalia’s fast-paced adventure tale. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly talk about the vibrant African-American and West African gods listeners meet as Tristan Strong finds himself plunged into another realm....


Nov 5, 2019

Listening to this National Book Award finalist is a delight. Ten African-American narrators read 10 interconnected stories with uniformly excellent performances. AudioFile’s Emily Connelly tells host Jo Reed what she loved about this middle-grade audiobook written by Jason Reynolds. In tales set after school gets...