Tina Fey’s Bossypants is awarded Audiobook of the Year 2012, by the Audio Publishers Association. For all of the 2012 winners and finalists listed in various categories, pleas visit the Audies Competition; the titles are grouped in more than two dozen categories including works of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s. Provided with the list are book reviews to read, as well as segments of the audios to listen.
Allan Wolf’s The Watch that Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic won the award for Distinguished Achievement in Production. “This production tells the story of the passengers on the TITANIC through interlinked poems from multiple perspectives. Five narrators help listeners keep the large cast straight as they create appropriate and distinct voices for each character.” You may listen to an excerpt of this audiobook at the Audies Competition site. Currently in our neighborhood, there is a copy only at Santa Clara County Library though.
For downloadable audiobooks at SJPL, visit Overdrive; and use library card and PIN to download. Below are a couple high-interest titles:
Bossypants (Book CD)
Happy reading and listening!
Access eAudioBooks now through OneClickdigital from Recorded Books. All the titles will play on an iPod. Mobile apps for the iPhone and Android will be coming later this year. The titles are not yet in the catalog, but will be soon. You will need to set up a new user account to use the service. Enjoy!
Have you ever downloaded eAudiobooks from Ingram's MyiLibrary? This eAudiobook platform has been discontinued and the content will move over to the OneClickdigital platform from Recorded Books.
We apologize for the inconvenience. The new platform is much simpler to use, and you'll get access to more titles - especially those from Recorded Books. Look for more information soon!