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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.

Oct 8, 2019

Fans of spy stories—as podcast host Jo Reed and editor Robin Whitten are—like nothing better than talking about the details of the classic tradecraft of spies. We can’t give the details away, but we share just enough to get you listening to the short and satisfying audiobook from British author Mick Herron and...


Oct 3, 2019

A smashing start to a new mystery series from Ann Cleeves. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly take listeners to charming North Devon, England, where DI Matthew Venn’s team has just found the body of a dead man on the beach. Ben Aldridge narrates with a cool and easy pace, mirroring Matthew’s calm demeanor...


Sep 25, 2019

Listen as Peter Berkrot captures all of ghostwriter Stewart Hoag’s wit, wisecracks, and warmth. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discuss this latest mystery from David Handler. The down-on-his-luck Hoag is penning celebrity memoirs, but he might finally have a handle on his own second novel. Literary...


Sep 13, 2019

With so many historical mysteries to choose from, why does Alan Furst’s WWII noir make the AudioFile Favorites list? Host Jo Reed and Robin Whitten talk about the appeal and compare two versions of the audiobook. In Paris in the late 1930s, journalist Carl Weisz takes over an antifascist newspaper and is swept deeper...


Sep 4, 2019

Brace yourself for a roller coaster of a story. AudioFile reviewer Jonathan Smith tells host Jo Reed why NEVER HAVE I EVER is such a captivating thriller. When a newcomer to Amy’s neighborhood starts blackmailing her, she finds herself in a battle to conceal her deepest, darkest secret. Author Joshilyn Jackson is also...