AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

New Reviews: Young Adult

Home»Reviews»New Reviews by Category
AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS

AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS

by Bonnie Pipkin | Read by Bonnie Pipkin

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Listeners meet Genesis, who is almost 18, as she leaves the clinic where she has just had an abortion. Abandoned by her boyfriend, who was supposed to wait for her, Gen must fend for herself, as she has done since her father's death several years earlier and her mother's subsequent descent into inconsolable grief. As narrator, Bonnie Pipkin's flat affect and deliberate pacing... Read More

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Word$, Book 1

by Gregory Scott Katsoulis | Read by Frankie Corzo

Harlequin Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Speaking as an observing protagonist who has taken a vow of silence requires excellent vocal interpretation skills from an audiobook narrator. Frankie Corzo pulls that off in this dystopian novel, a provocative imagining of a corporate-owned society run amok. Silent Speth has arrived at the age at which she will be charged for each element of intellectual property she... Read More

ALL THE CROOKED SAINTS

ALL THE CROOKED SAINTS

by Maggie Stiefvater | Read by Thom Rivera

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Young Adult

Stiefvater's dreamy novel has a huge cast of characters, and narrator Thom Rivera gives each one a distinct voice. In 1962, a disc jockey fleeing fame and a teenage hitchhiker with a hole in his heart arrive in Bicho Raro, a tiny desert town where a family of Mexican-American saints offers miracles to those who need them. Rivera's female voices are not as smooth or natural as... Read More

ALL THE WIND IN THE WORLD

ALL THE WIND IN THE WORLD

by Samantha Mabry | Read by Maria Cabezas

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

Maria Cabezas's narration of Sarah Jac's life at the Real Marvelous Ranch is a stunning rendition of the story. Her soothing voice gives authenticity to the heartbreaking love story of Sarah Jac and James. They work in the maguey fields of the bone-dry Southwest, trying to earn enough money to buy a home for themselves. Slowly, over the course of the narrative, we find out... Read More

AUTOBOYOGRAPHY

by Christina Lauren | Read by Deacon Lee, Kyle Mason

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrators Deacon Lee and Kyle Mason deliver a sensitive portrayal of the star-crossed romance between Tanner, a bisexual high school senior, and Sebastian, a devout Mormon and newly minted author. The story is set in Provo, Utah, and most of Tanner's classmates, except his best friend, Autumn, belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, while he and his family,... Read More

BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT

BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT

by Tochi Onyebuchi | Read by Prentice Onayemi

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Listeners will benefit from narrator Prentice Onayemi's theater background as he sweeps them into the world of Kos, in which a sinner can pay to have a mage remove his or her sins. The sins turn into a beast that can be eaten by a paid sin-eater. The voice of the most gifted sin-eater, Taj, is the heart of the story. Onayemi gives him an African-sounding accent that is... Read More

BECAUSE YOU LOVE TO HATE ME

BECAUSE YOU LOVE TO HATE ME 13 Tales of Villainy

by | Read by

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Young Adult

An interesting concept lies behind this audiobook and production: 13 prominent BookTubers (people who blog through videos) provide villainous literary prompts for and responses to the creative short stories of 13 renowned YA authors. The BookTubers include Benjamin Alderson, Tina Burke, and Samantha Lane, and the authors include Marissa Meyer, Adam Silvera, and Nicola Yoon.... Read More

BEFORE THE DEVIL BREAKS YOU

BEFORE THE DEVIL BREAKS YOU The Diviners, Book 3

Earphones Award Winner

by Libba Bray | Read by January LaVoy

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator January LaVoy shines in the third installment of The Diviners series. In 1920s Harlem, the Diviners, a disparate group of preternaturally gifted young people, work to discover the source of their powers as a new threat to the equilibrium between good and evil emanates from a local asylum. The story is a striking blend of history, magic, horror, and romance, and LaVoy's... Read More

THE BOOK JUMPER

THE BOOK JUMPER

by Mechthild Glaser | Read by Mary Sarah

Tantor Media | Unabridged
Young Adult

With myriad British accents, narrator Mary Sarah establishes a fantastical European world in which certain families are entrusted with protecting classic literature by jumping into books. When Amy moves back to her homeland and discovers the magic of book jumping, Sarah's slow pacing adds to the mysterious nature of the story. Sarah's voice becomes more dramatic as some of the... Read More

THE BOOK OF DUST

THE BOOK OF DUST La Belle Sauvage

Earphones Award Winner

by Philip Pullman | Read by Michael Sheen

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

There's something pleasingly old-fashioned about Michael Sheen's narration, which is matched by the pleasure of returning to Pullman's world of daemons and Dust. Sheen fully inhabits the text, and he's utterly believable as 11-year-old Malcolm Polstead, who meets baby Lyra (heroine of Pullman's His Dark Materials series) and embarks on a perilous adventure to protect her from... Read More

COMING UP FOR AIR

COMING UP FOR AIR Hundred Oaks, Book 8

by Miranda Kenneally | Read by Carly Robins

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Young Adult

Fans of Miranda Kenneally's authentic writing style won't be disappointed by her new audiobook. Narrator Carly Robins gives an authentic tone to high school student Maggie King as she reevaluates her life and goals. A competitive swimmer who is working to secure an Olympic tryout, Maggie is focused, and she loves swimming. But as the end of the school year approaches, she... Read More

DEAR MARTIN

DEAR MARTIN

Earphones Award Winner

by Nic Stone | Read by Dion Graham

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Dion Graham conveys Justyce McAllister's depth of character and inner conflict. The African-American honor student's life is changed when he is the victim of racial profiling, police brutality, and wrongful arrest. Graham at first registers Justyce's confusion and shock. With equal believability, Graham depicts Justyce's anger and trauma at experiencing racism at his... Read More

DISAPPEARED

DISAPPEARED

by Francisco X. Stork | Read by Roxana Ortega, Christian Barillas

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Young Adult

Roxana Ortega and Christian Barillas dramatize the alternating voices of siblings from Juarez, Mexico. Ortega reads the part of questioning, curious Sara, a newspaper journalist. Sara writes devotedly about the plight of LAS DESAPARECIDAS, the disappeared girls, after her best friend, Linda, vanishes without a trace. Ortega makes clear Sara's commitment to her news stories,... Read More

AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS

AN ENCHANTMENT OF RAVENS

Earphones Award Winner

by Margaret Rogerson | Read by Julia Whelan

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Julia Whelan's skillful narration intensifies the drama in this stirring debut novel. Using pitch and deliberate pacing to full advantage, Whelan draws listeners into a romantic fantasy world of faeries who covet the creative abilities of humans, using enchantment as currency. Isobel, a talented portrait painter, runs afoul of Rook, the Autumn Prince, and is drawn into the... Read More

THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO

THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO

by F.C. Yee | Read by Nancy Wu

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

Once Genie Lo's only concerns were college applications--that is, until the ancient Chinese Monkey King leapt upon her Silicon Valley school desk in the form of the scandalously handsome rebel Quentin Sun. Narrator Nancy Wu uses ample snark and deadpan humor as Genie balances her quest for the Ivies with Quentin's quest to harness her newfound superpowers to defeat an army of... Read More

GIRLING UP

GIRLING UP How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular

by Mayim Bialik | Read by Mayim Bialik

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Mayim Bialik--actor, neuroscientist, and author, who is best known for her role in "The Big Bang Theory"--takes a break to present listeners with her latest title. Bialik's tone holds a sincere note as she moves from factual and scientific to honest and vulnerable in the blink of an eye as she openly addresses girls about the challenges and triumphs of becoming a woman. While... Read More

GIVEN TO THE SEA

GIVEN TO THE SEA

Earphones Award Winner

by Mindy McGinnis | Read by Monika Felice Smith, Sunil Malhotra, Robbie Daymond, Alex McKenna

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

This ensemble cast gives a superb performance presenting the characters of the kingdom of Stille in this young adult audiobook. Narrator Monika Felice Smith, as Khosa the Given, envelops herself in her role as the young woman who is doomed to be taken by the sea. Robbie Daymond infuses Vincent, the heir to the throne of Stille, with uncertainty and indecision as he searches for... Read More

HATE IS SUCH A STRONG WORD

HATE IS SUCH A STRONG WORD

by Sarah Ayoub | Read by Sarah Ayoub

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Like her main character, a Lebanese-Australian teen named Sophie, the author seems to gain confidence in her own voice as her narration moves through her debut novel. This aural development from so shy as to be nearly monotone to more emphatic and nuanced takes enough time to develop that listeners may need to be encouraged to stick with it. Initially reticent, Sophie... Read More

I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER

I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER

by Erika L. Sanchez | Read by Kyla Garcia

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Kyla Garcia's portrayal of Julia, a first-generation Mexican-American daughter of undocumented immigrants, brings the frustrated, angst-ridden teenager to life. After her sister's accidental death, Julia struggles with the expectation that she will step into her sister's role, giving up her own ambitions. Julia's depression and anxiety, as well as her grief over her... Read More

I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE

I SEE LONDON, I SEE FRANCE

by Sarah Mlynowski | Read by Saskia Maarleveld

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

This story of two childhood BFFs who reconnect after freshman year at different colleges by spending four weeks traveling in Europe is told mostly through Sydney's thoughts and feelings. Saskia Maarleveld gives voice to Syd, who is trying to balance her excitement about the trip with best friend Leela with her worry about leaving her agoraphobic mother in the care of her... Read More

JANE, UNLIMITED

JANE, UNLIMITED

by Kristin Cashore | Read by Rebecca Soler

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Rebecca Soler establishes characters and settings quickly and convincingly. She portrays heroine Jane's intelligence and sarcasm with a tinge of grief, resulting from the recent death of her beloved aunt. Cynicism surfaces in Soler's depiction of wealthy Kieran, the girl who has invited Jane to a gala at her island mansion. Later, Soler makes clear the insecurity... Read More

KILL ALL HAPPIES

KILL ALL HAPPIES

by Rachel Cohn | Read by Lauren Ezzo

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Young Adult

Lauren Ezzo narrates a campy romantic comedy about a high school student, Vic, who is planning the most epic after-graduation party the small town of Rancho Solado has ever seen. She also plans to hook up with her best friend's brother, Jake. The party is held at Happies, a longstanding restaurant in the town, before it closes for good. The party must be kept a secret from Miss... Read More

LANDSCAPE WITH INVISIBLE HAND

LANDSCAPE WITH INVISIBLE HAND

Earphones Award Winner

by M.T. Anderson | Read by M.T. Anderson

Brilliance Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

M.T. Anderson's narration shows deep knowledge of his invented world. A tone of menace characterizes hero Adam Costello when a group of aliens, called "vuvv," land on Earth. They soon monetize Earth's culture beyond anything humans have ever imagined, and Adam's family's survival is threatened. Anderson shifts to a romantic tone as Adam embarks upon a survival plan with his... Read More

THE LEAF READER

THE LEAF READER

by Emily Arsenault | Read by Lori Gardner

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Lori Gardner portrays the uncertainty of high school junior Marnie Wells, who seeks a niche among the popular teens. Gardner depicts Marnie's relief when she uses an old book of her aunt's to learn to read tea leaves for her friends. But when a boy asks about his missing girlfriend, Gardner captures Marnie's discomfort at what might be a true ability. Gardner's intense... Read More

THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZ

THE LIBRARIAN OF AUSCHWITZ

by Antonio Iturbe, Lilit Thwaites [Trans.] | Read by Marisa Calin, Dita Kraus [Prologue]

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

This powerful young adult novel introduces listeners to 14-year-old Dita Kraus, a Czechoslovakian Jew who, with her parents, was sent to Auschwitz in December 1943. Through meticulous research, including multiple correspondences with Dita, Antonio Iturbe paints an accurate picture of life in Auschwitz in all its horror. Marisa Calin's narration straightforwardly tells this... Read More

THE LIST

THE LIST

by Patricia Forde | Read by Imogen Wilde

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Imogen Wilde delivers the perfect voice for shy and insecure Letta. She's often excited, and when she is, Wilde's voice is as squeaky as a young girl's can be. Letta is a sheltered wordsmith apprentice who lives in a postapocalyptic world in which a maniacal leader is attempting to eliminate language--the source of all evil. As words are slowly proscribed, people speak... Read More

LITTLE & LION

LITTLE & LION

by Brandy Colbert | Read by Alisha Wainwright

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

When she returns from boarding school to spend the summer with her family in Los Angeles, 16-year-old Suzette is struggling with defining her sexuality, and with reconnecting with her stepbrother, Lionel, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Narrator Alisha Wainwright pours emotion into her performance. Taking her cues from the text, she sighs and laughs, her voice... Read More

LONG WAY DOWN

LONG WAY DOWN

Earphones Award Winner

by Jason Reynolds | Read by Jason Reynolds

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

This novel in verse, made to be read aloud, makes a compelling case for gun control. Its potency is increased by the narration of author Jason Reynolds, which buoys listeners through the intense linked stories. Three poems into Will Holloman's first-person narrative, one learns about his brother. Shawn is funny, tells stupid jokes, and "was shot . . . and killed." Reynolds... Read More

LOVE, ISH

LOVE, ISH

by Karen Rivers | Read by Jill Frutkin

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Jill Frutkin voices Mischa Love in this moving story about a 12-year-old who dreams of joining the Mars Now project and becoming the first girl to live on the distant planet. Most of the story is told in the first person using the present tense, with Frutkin's narrative tone and rhythm actively changing with each turn in the plot. From Mischa's brave first day at a new... Read More

MAD ABOUT THE HATTER

MAD ABOUT THE HATTER

by Dakota Chase | Read by Joel Froomkin

Dreamspinner Press LLC | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Joel Froomkin delightfully brings the Hatter, other familiar characters, and new Wonderland landscapes to life in a story that sends Alice's younger brother, Henry, now a teenager, back through the looking-glass. Froomkin's character voices are perfectly tuned, meshing easily with the countless portrayals of the same characters that audiences have enjoyed for more than... Read More

MASK OF SHADOWS

MASK OF SHADOWS

by Linsey Miller | Read by Deryn Edwards

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Young Adult

Sallot Leon, a thief, steals a poster announcing open auditions for the Left Hand--the volunteers who function as the queen's assassins. Sal goes to the auditions, hoping to be able to join the group--but not to become an assassin. Sal wants revenge. Narrator Deryn Edwards credibly depicts Sal and the characters she encounters. A gender-fluid character, Sal has has had to be... Read More

THE MONSTROUS CHILD

THE MONSTROUS CHILD

by Francesca Simon | Read by Eleanor Tomlinson

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Eleanor Tomlinson convincingly embodies teenaged Hel, the goddess of the underworld, in this contemporary update of Norse mythology. Hel is raised by her giantess mother, kidnapped by Thor, and banished to Niflheim, the realm of the dead. Tomlinson's performance brims with an adolescent's snark and angst and an immortal god's incandescent rage. Tomlinson's posh British... Read More

NO GOOD DEED

NO GOOD DEED

by Goldy Moldavsky | Read by Michael Crouch

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Michael Crouch sets exactly the right tone in this satirical take on social justice and teen angst. All Gregor Maravilla wants from Camp Save the World is to meet the legendary Robert Drill and learn how to make an impact through activism. As nonsensical challenges and dangerous competitions mount, Crouch balances the tone of the first-person narration between sardonic... Read More

NORTH OF HAPPY

NORTH OF HAPPY

by Adi Alsaid | Read by Luis Moreno

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

The authenticity of Luis Moreno's narration makes this audiobook especially good listening. After his brother, Felix, is tragically killed, Carlos Portillo is persuaded by Felix's ghost to flee Mexico for the San Juan Islands and, fueled by their shared love of food, get a job in a renowned restaurant. The chats between Carlos and Felix's ghost are hysterical as Felix... Read More

NOTEWORTHY

NOTEWORTHY

by Riley Redgate | Read by Bailey Carr

Audible, Inc. | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Bailey Carr gives Jordan Sun a fraught voice, emphasizing the angst and doubt she is feeling. The junior contralto has once again failed to land a role in the musical at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts, and she begins to question her self-worth and her choices. Then she decides to become Julian and try out for the top all-male a cappella... Read More

NYXIA

NYXIA

Earphones Award Winner

by Scott Reintgen | Read by Sullivan Jones, Dominic Hoffman

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Sullivan Jones conveys the desires, frustrations, and determination of Detroit teen Emmett Atwater as well as the tension in this fast-paced audiobook. Emmett is one of 10 poor teens, most of color, who are competing aboard a spaceship for a position with Babel, a company that mines nyxia, "the new black gold." Jones conveys Emmett's African-American background through... Read More

ONE OF US IS LYING

ONE OF US IS LYING

by Karen M. McManus | Read by Kim Mai Guest, MacLeod Andrews, Shannon McManus, Robbie Daymond

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Four actors deliver the alternating narratives of four high school students who are accused of murder. Narrator Kim Mai Guest reflects Bronwyn's wit as well as her humiliation when she's caught cheating. Robbie Daymond affects the outwardly careless attitude of Nate, a drug dealer, along with his hidden tenderness. Shannon McManus depicts timid Addy, who at first is cowed by a... Read More

SKELETON IN THE CLOSET AND OTHER SCARY STORIES

SKELETON IN THE CLOSET AND OTHER SCARY STORIES

by Russell Dorn | Read by Gene Blake

Russell Dorn | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Gene Blake deftly brings to life even the shortest story in this clever collection. Kids will recognize their everyday fears while adults will recall their own frights from long ago. The title story finds Felipe hiding his bad report card in his closet, only to have a wily-sounding skeleton teach him that there are horrors worse than bad grades. "Whispers in the Walls"... Read More

SNOW & ROSE

SNOW & ROSE

by Emily Winfield Martin | Read by Cassandra Campbell

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Cassandra Campbell delightfully performs this retelling of a famous fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. In lilting, soft tones, she conveys the sweet innocence of Snow and Rose, two girls who find themselves living alone with their sorrow-filled mother after the disappearance of their father. Campbell's modulated voice combines with the sounds of birds and weather to bring out... Read More

SOLDIER BOY

SOLDIER BOY

Earphones Award Winner

by Keely Hutton | Read by Kevin R. Free, Ricky Anywar [Afterword]

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Powerful writing based on the real life of Ricky Anywar is heightened by narrator Kevin R. Free's dramatic reading. Free's use of an African accent carries readers to the Ugandan setting and the stories of two characters--one real, one fictional. The true story of 14-year-old Ricky begins with the tenderness of his warm family. Soon, there's a horrific reversal as Free narrates... Read More

SPELLSLINGER

SPELLSLINGER Spellslinger, Book 1

by Sebastien de Castell | Read by Joe Jameson

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Joe Jameson's brassy tenor voices a sizable cast of characters in this gritty fantasy. Kellen has always felt out of place among his famous magical family and peers, working tirelessly to manifest his abilities with minimal results. But as he grows closer to his sixteenth birthday, he learns that the history of his people and their talents isn't what it seems.... Read More

THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE

THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE

by Stephanie Perkins | Read by Bahni Turpin

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Stephanie Perkins merges romance with horror, and narrator Bahni Turpin does both justice. She gives an especially convincing portrait of the complex character at the center of this story. Makani Young, a transplant from Hawaii, has come to an insular Nebraska town. Warm with close friends, she has a veiled quality that comes from a secret she's hiding and from feeling like an... Read More

THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END

THEY BOTH DIE AT THE END

by Adam Silvera | Read by Michael Crouch, Robbie Daymond, Bahni Turpin

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

In this dystopian world, Death-Cast notifies those who have only a day to live. Mateo and Rufus are two teens who get that early morning call. Michael Crouch and Robbie Daymond narrate first-person chapters that recount their feelings upon receiving the fateful news. Crouch animates Mateo, an anxious 18-year-old who regrets all the years his fears have stopped him from living.... Read More

TRUSTING YOU & OTHER LIES

TRUSTING YOU & OTHER LIES

by Nicole Williams | Read by Jorjeana Marie

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Jorjeana Marie captures the sardonic tone of Phoenix's first-person narrative. As Phoenix drives to family camp Kismet with her parents and little brother, Harry, she recounts the dishonesty of her parents and her ex-boyfriend. Marie's delivery is sharp with the many barbed edges Phoenix has developed because of hurts and fears. Once at camp, Marie voices the coldness... Read More

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN

TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN

Earphones Award Winner

by John Green | Read by Kate Rudd

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Popular author John Green's story is inspired by his own suffering with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Narrator Kate Rudd dramatizes the quick intelligence and high anxiety of high school junior Aza Holmes, who has an incapacitating fear of being infected with a deadly bacteria. Rudd offers poignant pictures of Aza's struggles through vivid portrayals of other characters. She... Read More

WARCROSS

WARCROSS

by Marie Lu | Read by Nancy Wu

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Nancy Wu's acerbic narration drops listeners into a high-tech future in which virtual reality has become ubiquitous, and Warcross is the world's most popular video game. When a skilled hacker threatens the Warcross Championships, creator Hideo Tanaka will need a bounty hunter, a hacker, and a gamer to investigate. Luckily, Emika Chen is all three. Unhurried in her narration, Wu... Read More

WHAT TO SAY NEXT

WHAT TO SAY NEXT

by Julie Buxbaum | Read by Abigail Revasch, Kirby Heyborne

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrators Abigail Revasch and Kirby Heyborne take a so-so story and turn it into an entertaining listening experience. Heyborne is especially effective as David, a brilliant high school student with no clue about relationships. Heyborne's delivery is careful, precise, and steady as David slowly navigates his first real friendship. As David becomes more comfortable with social... Read More

WILD BIRD

WILD BIRD

Earphones Award Winner

by Wendelin Van Draanen | Read by Alex McKenna

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Narrator Alex McKenna depicts the transformation of Wren Clemens, a 14-year-old teen who is sent to wilderness therapy camp. McKenna, nimbly navigating this complex protagonist, highlights Wren's faults and strengths with tones of misery, regret, resilience, and grace. Wren comes to life as McKenna vocalizes the teenage girl's search for the self she has left behind. With a... Read More

WINTERSONG

WINTERSONG

by S. Jae-Jones | Read by Eva Kaminsky

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Young Adult

This dark paranormal fantasy is brought to life through Eva Kaminsky's vehement, brassy tones. The layered story is told from the viewpoint of Liesl, a young woman who has a confusing, dangerous relationship with the Goblin King. Kaminsky fully embodies Liesl, who is filled with yearning and determination, and portrays many other human and goblin characters who run the gamut... Read More

THE YEARBOOK COMMITTEE

THE YEARBOOK COMMITTEE

by Sarah Ayoub | Read by Eloise Mignon, Tim Potter

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Young Adult

Five Australian teens in Year 12 at a private school are unwillingly thrown together and tasked with creating a yearbook. Narrators Eloise Mignon and Tim Potter successfully meet the challenge of making Charlie, Tammi, and Gillian (the girls) and Ryan and Matty (the boys) distinct as their story is told through their shifting points of view. Together, the narrators slowly... Read More

YOU BRING THE DISTANT NEAR

YOU BRING THE DISTANT NEAR

by Mitali Perkins | Read by Sneha Mathan, Shivali Bhammer, Priya Ayyar, N'Jameh Camara, Zehra Jane Naqvi

Listening Library | Unabridged
Young Adult

Five narrators represent the alternating voices of three generations of women from South Asia. A chime separates different characters, settings, situations, and time periods beginning in 1970s, when two sisters immigrate to America. Tara's softness represents her artistic soul while Sonia's tone is sharper, especially when it comes to her evolving activism. Both slip facilely... Read More

Search by Range

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×