Lily and the Octopus: A Man and His Dog

An audiobook best appreciated by knowing very little about the plot before starting.

AudioFile goes behind the mic with Michael Urie as he tells us more about LILY AND THE OCTOPUS. We love Michael’s clear connection to this audiobook. Listeners need know only that Steven Rowley’s debut is a beautiful love story.

“Steven Rowley has created something so true, so real.”—Michael Urie

by Steven Rowley, read by Michael Urie
Simon & Schuster Audio
Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award

We loved the title (and jacket art) even before we heard Michael Urie’s performance. Now that we have, we want to share–Michael’s heartfelt comments and his brilliant connection to the performance. You can also listen to a sound clip and read our full review HERE.

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Tuesday Tease: September Hot Picks

You’ll fall for these romance audiobooks

Cozy up with this month’s hot picks! 

115654.jpgThe Bourbon Thief 
Tiffany Reisz, read by Kim Staunton
Cooper and Paris fight over million-dollar bourbon in Louisville, Kentucky.
AudioFile Review

110821_720.jpgFire Bound: Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart, Book 5
Christine Feehan, read by Carol Monda
Lissa Piner joins her supernatural powers with Casmir Prakenskii’s to fight a European crime ring.
AudioFile Review

ONLY BELOVEDOnly Beloved: Survivors Club, Book 7
Mary Balogh, read by Rosalyn Landor
This series finale title pairs the Duke of Stanbrook with music instructor Dora Debbins in a second-chance-at-love story.
AudioFile Review

117742.jpgSweet Tomorrows: A Rose Harbor novel
Debbie Macomber, read by Lorelei King
This series-ending story brings tough choices for Jo Marie Rose and her Inn guest, Emily Gaffney.
AudioFile Review

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Til next Tuesday’s Tease!
-Caitlin Augusta

Mystery Monday: Lady Cop Makes Trouble

Not exactly a cozy, but a historical mystery worth your listening time.

Set in pre-WWI New Jersey and New York, Constance Kopp’s appointment as a deputy sheriff is challenged, and the spirited Kopp sisters are again making their own way as crime fighters.

Amy Stewart, read by Christina Moore
Recorded Books
Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award

Christina Moore’s narration continues to shine in this sequel to GIRL WAITS WITH GUN. Moore captures Constance’s personality perfectly, at times vulnerable, but more often a strong and determined turn of the century woman who feels she has finally found her calling. Listen to a sound clip and read our full review HERE.

Browse our newest mystery reviews to find your next great listen.—AudioFile Editors