Just Who is Malcolm Gladwell? As the host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the number-one New York Times best seller Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell has now reinvented the audiobook in his immersive production of Talking to Strangers, a powerful examination of our interactions with people we don’t know. He has written five New York Times …Read More »
From Books to Hollywood
The best books always become movies. As readers, we love it! Sometimes. You know, just when they get all of the plot right. Regardless, we always end up sitting in front of the screen seeing our favorite books come to life on the screen. 2020 has been no exception for …Read More »
The Book You Need to Read: Where the Crawdads Sing
Released in August of 2018 Where the Crawdads Sing took off in popularity in 2020. It has topped The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2019 & 2020 for 32 weeks. Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club Hello Sunshine picked it as it’s September read in 2018 and Barnes & Noble …Read More »
Your Guide to Spooky: Why We Love Stephen King
To say people love Stephen King is a true understatement. Let’s look at the numbers. He has published 61 novels. He has written approximately 200 short stories. His books have sold over 350 MILLION copies. Not to mention numerous literary awards and highly successful movies based on his books. With this …Read More »
Find Captivating Story Telling in Coming of Age Books
Some of the best-selling books right now fall into the category of ‘Coming of Age’. But what exactly does that term mean? And who reads these books? The term coming of age generally describes the transition between childhood and adulthood. Virtually all cultures and societies have a specific idea of what that means, …Read More »
Twilight Fans.. Meet Midnight Sun.
If you have devoured every word of Twilight, the immensely popular vampire series by Stephenie Meyer, then get ready to dive back into the love story of Bella and Edward… but this time, you’ll be hearing from the vampire’s point of view. In this long anticipated follow up, Midnight Sun is told …Read More »
The Real Cost of Audiobooks
Are Audiobooks Expensive? That’s not an easy question to answer, since it’s so subjective. Many book lovers find the audio version is more convenient, accessible, and engaging. You can listen in the car, at the gym, while you cook dinner, or while you take a walk. Others prefer the printed …Read More »
When the Classroom is at Home, Educational Audiobooks to the Rescue!
Audio is an absolutely great resource when kids are learning at home. It helps children build their vocabulary, enhances listening skills, engage in more complex sentence structure, and introduces them to new subject-matter and ideas they might not otherwise attempt. Right now, a variety of educational audiobooks for kids have …Read More »
Join the Club.. A Book Club!
You love books! And so do lots of other people. So why not get together? Book clubs have never been as popular as they are right now… and here are just a few reasons why. Get Social with Like-minded People Sharing your thoughts on a book you are reading can …Read More »
Should You Read a Book Series? YES… Dive in!
We like to think that reading a book series is sort of like taking a long vacation. Every book is a great place to visit, and with the next book, you’ll land in a wonderful new destination. You can choose the nature of a series, too, from mystery to science …Read More »