Traci Chee on why her Sea of Ink and Gold series is a “love letter to books” that’s perfect for audio

Traci Chee is a self-described “word geek” who, according to her author bio “loves book arts and art books.” So it should be no surprise to anyone that she had plenty to say about the art of audiobooks; her second book is called The Speaker, after all! Keep reading to hear what it was like for Chee to experience her own bestselling series in the audio format, how listening alters the way her words affect her, and why she thinks the audio editions shine a light on the heart of her series in a particularly poignant way. READ MORE

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NYXIA author Scott Reintgen shares why audiobooks are a teacher’s best friend

“I’m really not sure what I would have done without great audiobooks,” says Scott Reintgen. Learn why listening to audiobooks is his go-to classroom strategy. Plus, the audiobook producer and narrator share behind-the-scenes details from the recording of this action-packed Hear Diversity pick. READ MORE

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How his job as a classroom teacher helped THE PERFECT SCORE author Rob Buyea discover the power of audiobooks.

From the beloved author of Because of Mr. Terupt and its sequels comes THE PERFECT SCORE, a new middle-grade school story with a very special cast of unforgettable characters who discover that getting the perfect score—both on the test and in life—is perhaps not so perfect after all. We’re thrilled to welcome author Rob Buyea to the Listening Library blog to share his own personal experience with audiobooks and why they are perfect for teachers and students. READ MORE

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4 Young Adult Fantasy Audiobooks

If you’re looking for your next young adult fantasy audiobook, have we got a list for you! From a retelling of the origin story of the Evil Queen from Snow White, to the third entry in The Diviners series, there’s a wide range of fantastical listens that have come out recently. So whether you’re an old hat within the genre or just diving in, we’re sure one of these listens will fit your earbuds.

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Magnus Chase Returns in The Ship of the Dead

Magnus Chase is back for his biggest adventure yet in the third installment of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard. Loki has returned and is planning to set sail on Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, to bring a horde of zombies and giants to Asgard and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It’s up to Magnus and his friends to stop Loki, but to do that, they’ll have to race across the ocean to reach Naglfar before it can set sail.

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Thrilling, Chilling Young Adult Audiobooks

As Halloween approaches, there’s nothing quite as fun as listening to a spooky audiobook. Brace yourself with an intense thriller or play the part of the detective with a captivating whodunit mystery. And if you get scared easily, maybe listen with the lights on—you never know what’s around the corner!
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