Telling the Truth About Content

July 2014

Audiobooks and Multitasking

July 29, 2014Marika Gofman 0

For those of us who like to think we are avid readers, yet barely find enough time in each day to eat, sleep, and work, the thought of reading for pleasure is hardly achievable. The perfect solution for checking books off your “To-Be-Read” list is listening to audiobooks. Audiobooks are the perfect addition for the super busy person who lives and breathes by multi-tasking.

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Narrator Interview: Karen White

July 22, 2014Erin Cosyn 0

One of the best things about the audiobook industry is the narrators and I don’t just mean for the obvious reasons. When I was at Book Expo America in May, I was privileged to spend some time in the community of audiobook narrators, and I do mean community. This is a group of people who support each other, and build each other up, and offer advice, and everyone I met was so committed and passionate about what they do. Karen White was no exception.

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Author and Narrator Dual Interview: Rainbow Rowell & Rebecca Lowman

July 14, 2014Erin Cosyn 0

After hearing Rainbow Rowell’s hilarious speech at the APA librarians’ dinner at PLA in March and listening to Rebecca Lowman’s spot-on performance of Landline, I knew I had to talk to both of them together. They were kind enough to oblige me and the conversation was fun, flowing, and funny, and it was a pleasure to hear the clear mutual respect and admiration between Rowell and Lowman for each other’s craft. Read on for gruff Midwestern men, Rowell’s thoughts on marriage as codependence, and Lowman’s thoughts on Rowell’s writing style.

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The July To-Read Pile

July 8, 2014Erin Cosyn 0

Due to technical difficulties (namely, I can’t read a calendar), the August To-Read pile was posted last month instead of July’s. The good news is, the titles on this list are out now (or will be in another week or two), which means less waiting for you! See, I’m always looking out for my fellow impatient peeps. We’ll be back to our regular schedule next month, with September picks.

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