Marissa Meyer’s Renegades series comes to a dramatic end in SUPERNOVA. Narrators Rebecca Soler and Dan Bittner have co-narrated all three audiobooks in the trilogy, starting with RENEGADES and ARCHENEMIES and concluding with SUPERNOVA. Teens Adrian and Nova are on opposite sides of a long-running feud between the Renegades and the Anarchists, two very different groups of superheroes. Dan and Rebecca share why this is a series you’ll want to jump in on, and how they came to be such a dynamic narrator duo.
“We met on the first book, so we’ve gotten to know each other a lot better, and we’ve gotten to know all these characters a lot better.”—Narrator Dan Bittner
The best titles to suck you into romance listening
Oh, dear. You know how you have an idea, and you think it’s a good idea, and then after a while, you realize you didn’t know what you were getting into? This is that time.
It was supposed to be simple (sigh). Introduce audiobook listeners to the romance genre with a few touchstone titles. These are audiobooks that epitomize the best of the genre and would appeal to a wide range of listeners. I thought I would organize it by category — for example, if you’re a mystery reader, you can jump into a romantic suspense listen and barely notice the landing. I had a few titles and narrators in my head. I started to organize them on paper to make categories. I jotted titles on the first paper. Quick and easy, right? Not so. I ran out of paper, had to start a second sheet. I thought of more suggestions. Then, I had to turn both of the sheets sideways in order to scribble more titles. Then, I was squeezing them in between the lines on both notes. Did I mention I don’t have good handwriting to begin with?
Long story short, there are MANY gateways to romance audio, and they are all worth entering. Here are a FEW to get you started. (Yes, this is a much shortened list from the original notes.)
Caitlin is a librarian from Connecticut who enjoys great narrators and happy endings. She has been reviewing audiobooks for Audiofile Magazine since 2006, and she has had the privilege of judging numerous Audie Award categories since 2009. Her favorite authors are Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, and whatever she's listening to right now!
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