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Celebrate Earth Day with these eco-friendly listens!

Welcome back from the weekend, and happy Earth Day! Before you run outside to enjoy the sunshine, and celebrate environmental protection, here are a few audiobooks that will get you thinking about the beauty (and occasional terror) of nature. You can listen on a walk in the woods, a roll in the grass, or however [...]


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The Flame in the Mist by Kit Grindstaff, read by Rosalyn Landor

Set in an imagined past, this dark fantasy-adventure is for fans of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass. Features Jemma, a fiery-headed heroine held captive in Agromond Castle, yet destined to save mist-shrouded Anglavia.
Fiery-headed Jemma Agromond is not who she thinks she is, and when the secrets and lies behind her life at mist-shrouded Agromond [...]


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Irish Audios for St. Patrick’s Day!

How are you celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? We’ll be listening to some audiobooks from Irish authors… leprechauns welcome!


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Trivia: When Audiobooks Meet the Oscars!

With the 85th Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some audiobooks and their Oscar counterparts… How do they stack up? Read on for some little-known trivia about Oscars and audiobooks!


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CHECK IT OUT! WE’VE WON THINGS!

Today is a big day for us at Random House Audio and Listening Library. Tons of awards and honors were given out for audiobooks at the Youth Media Awards, and we wanted to share the good news with all of our listeners!


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12 Days of Listening, Day Seven: Best Historical Non-Fiction on Audio

While grandparents may reminisce about the “good ’ol days,” the past wasn’t always so rosy…


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Seraphina, written by Rachel Hartman, narrated by Mandy Williams and Justine Eyre

Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty’s anniversary draws near, however, tensions are high.
Seraphina Dombegh has reason [...]


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Jennifer Bradbury’s WRAPPED

Loved her descriptions of the mummy-unwrapping parties…spooky but true! –Katie Fleming, publicity


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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

I haven’t picked up this book in years, but I’m still affected by Morrison’s incredible story. Listening to it is a completely new experience; Pecola is just as devastating and her jealousy, just as relatable, especially now, when the differences between those who struggle, and those who have it all, is the widest it’s ever [...]


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NIGHTSHADE by Andrea Cremer -Teaser Trailer


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