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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.

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...


Oct 29, 2019

How does the dazzling new full-cast recording of White’s classic compare to the original recording by the author? In this episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile editor Robin Whitten talk about performances beloved by generations of listeners. Published by Listening Library.

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Sep 10, 2019

Gaiman’s fantastic worlds are an absolute delight on audio, and listeners are especially lucky to get to experience this Newbery Award-winning middle grade fantasy in Gaiman’s own voice. Host Jo Reed and Editor Robin Whitten chat about why THE GRAVEYARD BOOK is an AudioFile Favorite. Fans of AMERICAN GODS or GOOD...