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THE ART OF SHOWING UP

THE ART OF SHOWING UP How to Be There for Yourself and Your People

by Rachel Wilkerson Miller | Read by Robin Eller

Blackstone Audio
Personal Growth

Robin Eller's earnest performance works well with this extensive lesson on how to put 100% of yourself into living your life. The can-do energy in her voice keeps the audiobook moving, even when the quantity and variety of advice threaten to overwhelm. Eller's optimism and clear interpretations make the message sound immediate and useful: Learn to be more engaged and receptive... Read More

FIVE DAYS

FIVE DAYS The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

by Wes Moore, Erica Green | Read by Wes Moore

Random House Audio
Contemporary Culture

In this audiobook, Baltimore native Wes Moore provides a moving and nuanced account of the 2015 Baltimore uprising in the five days after Freddie Gray was killed by police. Moore's voice spills over with emotions that range from rage to hopeful determination. He delves into the intersecting stories of several Baltimoreans involved in the uprising, including a Black police... Read More

MEXICAN GOTHIC

MEXICAN GOTHIC

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia | Read by Frankie Corzo

Random House Audio
Horror

Frankie Corzo's velvety voice puts listeners under her spell as she narrates this horror audiobook. Noemí Taboada is a clever 22-year-old anthropology student buzzing between parties in 1950s Mexico City. She is quite put out when her father sends her to the countryside to check on her recently married cousin, Catalina, whose in-laws built their fortune with an ill-fated mine.... Read More

A MORE PERFECT REUNION

A MORE PERFECT REUNION Race, Integration, and the Future of America

by Calvin Baker | Read by Landon Woodson

Hachette Audio
Contemporary Culture

Landon Woodson's quiet confidence is a great vehicle for expressing the perspective that permeates this important audiobook about racism. The young actor connects in a balanced way with the author's mission to call out the realities of slavery and the rationales, denials, and hypocracy associated with its continuing effects on African-Americans. Woodson's matter-of-fact tone... Read More

MUZZLED

MUZZLED Andy Carpenter Series, Book 21

Earphones Award Winner

by David Rosenfelt | Read by Grover Gardner

Macmillan Audio
Mystery & Suspense

Narrator Grover Gardner returns to breathe life into listeners' favorite dog-loving lawyer as Andy Carpenter defends a man declared dead in a boat explosion. Gardner makes listeners root for Andy as he becomes embroiled in the case when the supposedly dead man retrieves his beloved companion from Andy's dog-rescue charity. After the police charge the man with murdering his... Read More

THE ORDER

THE ORDER

Earphones Award Winner

by Daniel Silva | Read by George Guidall

Harper Audio
Mystery & Suspense

Narrator George Guidall brings back the key characters in Silva's Gabriel Allon series. Through a mystery reminiscent of THE DA VINCI CODE, listeners are taken into the world of Catholicism and its historic relation to Jews. Through tone and accent, Guidall differentiates the many characters--some regulars, some new, some good, some quite devious--all of whom move the story... Read More

THE SANDMAN

THE SANDMAN

Earphones Award Winner

by Neil Gaiman, Dirk Maggs [Adapt.] | Read by Riz Ahmed, Kat Dennings, Taron Egerton, Neil Gaiman, James McAvoy, Samantha Morton, Bebe Neuwirth, Andy Serkis, Michael Sheen, and a Full Cast

Audible, Inc.
Fantasy

James McAvoy leads an all-star cast in narrating this magnificent audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's iconic graphic novel series, The Sandman. McAvoy, who portrays Morpheus, the King of Dreams, leans hard on his polished English accent, the embodiment of the Brits' determination to keep calm and carry on--no matter what. As listeners are swept up in a saga in which cats talk and... Read More

SEX AND VANITY

SEX AND VANITY

by Kevin Kwan | Read by Lydia Look

Random House Audio
Fiction

Narrator Lydia Look enchants in this contemporary adaptation of A ROOM WITH A VIEW. When Lucie meets George at a fabulously extravagant wedding on Capri, sparks fly, despite her better judgment. Years later, Lucie must decide between her head and her heart when George re-enters her life. As with CRAZY RICH ASIANS, this audiobook's entertainment is in its over-the-top characters... Read More

UTOPIA AVENUE

UTOPIA AVENUE

by David Mitchell | Read by Ralph Lister

Random House Audio
Fiction

Narrator Ralph Lister exuberantly conveys the psychedelic music scene of 1967-68. Mitchell's novel features a British band called Utopia Avenue as growing success takes its members from modest venues to arenas. Listeners will breathlessly accompany the awestruck group as they stay at the fabled Chelsea Hotel in New York City and meet big stars, including Janis Joplin and Jerry... Read More

THE VOTING BOOTH

THE VOTING BOOTH

by Brandy Colbert | Read by Robin Eller, Cary Hite

Dreamscape
Young Adult

The events of this audiobook unfold over the course of a single election day as two Black teens vote for the first time. Robin Eller voices Marva, who is first in line at her polling place. She meets Duke, voiced by Cary Hite, when the poll workers can't find Duke's name on the registration list. Making sure his vote gets counted leads them on a long and winding journey during... Read More

WHEN THE WORLD FEELS LIKE A SCARY PLACE

WHEN THE WORLD FEELS LIKE A SCARY PLACE Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids

by Abigail Gewirtz | Read by Robin Miles

Workman Audio
Personal Growth

Robin Miles's performance channels the type of wise and nurturing voice you'd expect to hear from a child psychologist who aims to help kids deal with today's tumultuous world. With phrasing clarity that is at once relaxed and focused, she sounds like a teacher or care provider parents want to learn from. And the author doesn't disappoint with her accessible lesson on how... Read More

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