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12 Days of Listening, Day Three: NOT for the Faint of Heart

It doesn’t have to be Halloween for you to get the heebie jeebies—these audiobooks can deliver the screams, gasps, chills, and thrills all year round.


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12 Days of Listening, Day Two: For the Animal Enthusiast

For every person who shows up for school with cat hair on their sweater; for every person who routinely smells like a wet dog; for every person who touches the glass at the zoo; for every person who can tell you the difference between a King penguin and an Emperor penguin… We have something for them


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12 Days of Listening, Day One: For the Sleuth

Do you find yourself trying to decode secret messages? Investigating mysterious footprints? Stealthily trailing a suspect? If you do these things, or wish you could, Listening Library has a wealth of titles to satisfy the budding Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes.


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Random House Audio Invites Fan Fiction Authors to Record Their Stories at Comic-Con International in San Diego

At this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, CA, Random House Audio will be recreating an audiobook studio right on the convention floor–inviting authors of fan fiction to record a sample of their work for a chance to have their story recorded and released as a digital audiobook.


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ALSC recommends their 2012 Notable Children’s Recordings

Looking for the best of the best listens for your little ones? The Association of Library Services for Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, selects a list of Notable Children’s Recordings to honor their favorite audiobooks for kids from the previous year. This year’s selections include some fantastic selections–how many have you heard?


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Win the Top 11 Audiobooks for Kids of 2011!

We’re celebrating a year of fantastic new audiobooks with our Top 11 Audiobooks for Kids of 2011! We’ll be revealing a new top title each day on Facebook and Twitter, with one lucky winner receiving a prize pack of all 11 top kids’ audios. Check back on Facebook and Twitter each day as a new top audio is posted. Complete details on how to enter are below.


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Stop by the Random House Audio Tent at the Boston Book Festival

Random House Audio will be making its first appearance at the Boston Book Festival on October 15, delighting attendees with activities, games, and giveaways!


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Test your history IQ at the Boston Book Festival (and win prizes!)

Test your knowledge of Beantown history with bestselling author and historian Kenneth C. Davis (creator of the bestselling Don’t Know Much About… series). Davis will select quiz contestants from the audience for this interactive event to vie for prizes, Jeopardy®-style!


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Behind the scenes during the INHERITANCE recording sessions

Recording began last week for Christopher Paolini’s anxiously awaited final book in the Inheritance Cycle. Narrator Gerard Doyle is back to voice the series’ beloved characters for the last time, and Christopher and his editor, Random House Children’s Books’ Michelle Frey, stopped by the studio for a visit.


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Christopher Paolini & George R.R. Martin podcast

Authors Christopher Paolini (whose fourth book in his Inheritance Cycle, INHERITANCE, will be on sale Nov 8th) and George R.R. Martin (the fifth book in his Song of Ice and Fire series, A DANCE WITH DRAGONS, is on sale now) got together at this year’s Comic Con International in San Diego to discuss topics in [...]


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