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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 17, 2020

A memorable debut novel on race, privilege, and money. AudioFile’s Michele Cobb tells host Jo Reed why she loved listening to this gripping audiobook. Nicole Lewis’s lively pacing and vivid characterizations enliven the story. Emira is an African American babysitter who is briefly and falsely accused of kidnapping...


Jan 15, 2020

A stirring audiobook, this novel about the aftermath of a fictional school shooting is told from multiple points of view. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb talk about how the second person narration of this shooting at a southern college provides the distance required to listen. Both the dialogue and...


Jan 10, 2020

AudioFile’s Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed discuss Susan Bennett’s narration of this multilayered novel on audio. In 1940, a young artist faces hostility from the people of Edenton, North Carolina, when she is hired to paint a mural in the post office. In 2018, a woman just out of prison uncovers disturbing details...


Dec 30, 2019

A collection of short stories performed by narrators as diverse and vivid as the stories themselves. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discuss the magic of short stories. Every year the Best American Short Stories make for a vibrant collection, and hearing these stories on audio with perfectly paired...


Nov 15, 2019

Memorable and thoroughly entertaining listening. AudioFile Publisher Michele Cobb and host Jo Reed talk about this wacky audiobook narrated by the talented Marin Ireland. Lillian and Madison were best friends at an elite boarding school together and maintain their relationship as pen pals. Madison’s doing well;...