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Best Sci-Fi Fantasy and Horror Audiobooks of 2020

Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Audiobooks of 2020

Best Sci-Fi Fantasy and Horror Audiobooks of 2020

Hello, December, and the start of my favorite season. No, I’m not talking about the winter holidays; instead, I’m excited to see everyone’s best-of-the-year reading lists, especially their best in audiobooks.

The lists point me to the top picks in audiobooks for my personal listening, give me ideas for listening with my family at home, and help me find the perfect audiobook for gift-giving. This year’s holidays may look and feel different, but audiobooks are a solid constant in my life and I bet in your life too.

Today I get the great pleasure of introducing you to AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror for 2020. The five audiobooks that made our list feature not only excellent storytelling but all outstanding performances by the narrator or full cast. Read more…

Best Fiction Audiobooks of 2020

Best Fiction Audiobooks of 2020

Best Fiction Audiobooks of 2020

It’s been a banner year for fiction, which means that AudioFile’s list of the best fiction audiobooks of 2020 is a stellar one. What a treat awaits you in these novels that consider many of today’s most important issues in ways that inform, entertain, comfort, and soothe. Read more…

Best Mystery and Suspense Audiobooks

Best Mystery & Suspense Audiobooks of 2020

Best Mystery and Suspense Audiobooks

With everything unfolding in 2020, it’s a relief to see that creative brilliance still shines through and we can celebrate the results. Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Best Audiobooks in the Mystery & Suspense category. The six winners include additions to series as well as standalones. They allow us to travel safely from Los Angeles to Washington, Europe, and beyond. They cover several subgenres, from spy novel to legal thriller to a closed-room mystery inspired by Agatha Christie. What they have in common are engaging stories read by exceptional narrators. Read more…

Alma Cuervo on Afterlife

Narrator Alma Cuervo on Afterlife

Narrator Alma Cuervo’s warm, even-keeled performance guides listeners through the interwoven themes of love, loss, and compassion in this beautifully wrought novel by poet and author Julia Alvarez. In this video, Alma shares her thoughts on narrating AFTERLIFE and why it’s a relevant listen for these times.

“It’s a book that will put you in a good place to deal with all that’s going on in the world today.”—Narrator Alma Cuervo

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7 New Holiday Romance Audiobooks

7 New Holiday Romance Audiobooks

7 New Holiday Romance Audiobooks

Many holiday traditions are requiring alteration this year, but not our annual holiday romance picks! Earlier than ever, better than ever, here are seven holiday romance audiobooks to fill your heart and your ears with some much-needed joy. Read more…