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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 27, 2019

A gorgeous listen about friendship, love, independence, and the power of stories. Join AudioFile editor Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed as they discuss a new historical fiction title centered around the lives of Appalachia's Packhorse Librarians. The 1930s come to life with Julia Whelan’s gifted narration as she...


Nov 22, 2019

Travel the Dakota badlands to Gladstone, Montana, in the early 1950s with George and Margaret Blackledge. AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith tells host Jo Reed what he loved about this historical fiction audiobook centered on a feud between families. Narrator Dan John Miller propels the story along expertly as a laconic...


Oct 28, 2019

Debut fiction from the author of Between the World and Me that moves into the realm of magical realism. Jo Reed and editor Robin Whitten talk about how this work fits into the canon along with the work of Colson Whitehead and Toni Morrison. Hiram Walker is a young man with remarkable gifts working on The Underground...


Sep 11, 2019

The charm of the Italian coast, movie star glamour, hope, and heartbreak are wrapped in a magical narration by Edoardo Ballerini. Editor Robin Whitten and host Jo Reed talk about why this audiobook performance makes the novel one of AudioFile’s Favorites. Listeners start with an Italian innkeeper in the 1960s and and...


Sep 3, 2019

Dive into a sprawling, incandescent historical novel. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile reviewer Jonathan Smith share an audiobook recommendation that will see you through any road trip. DEEP RIVER is an engrossing and commanding historical epic about one immigrant family’s shifting fortunes in Washington state. Bronson...