Mystery Monday: The Wreckage

Today’s selection from Michael Robotham will give your Monday a thrill.

Sean Barrett knows the territory of THE WRECKAGE after several Robotham thrillers featuring Joseph O’Loughlin and here, ex-detective Vincent Ruiz. Barrett brings a rich, value-adding performance to  Robotham’s complex new tale.

117157.jpgTHE WRECKAGE
by Michael Robotham, read by Sean Barrett
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner

Barrett handles a UN Assembly of accents with effortless polish, and his pacing as the two plots race side by side is irresistible. Listen to a sound clip and read our review HERE.

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Self Sunday: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Why is this audiobook creating conversation around the world?

Do the things around you bring you joy? Find the secret, and the method behind making it so—listen to  THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP. Narrator Emily Woo Zeller goes Behind the Mic with AudioFile to share one of the unexpected pleasures of having narrated Marie Kondo’s audiobook.

“A wonderful book that affected me personally—I still fold my clothes differently.”—Emily Woo Zeller

99453.jpgTHE LIFE CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP
by Marie Kondo, read by Emily Woo Zeller
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner

Narrator Emily Woo Zeller captures the voice of author Marie Kondo so perfectly that it’s as if the Japanese de-cluttering guru is speaking in person. Discussing the Japanese art of organizing is a fascinating listen and fun to talk about with friends. Listen to a sound clip and read our full review HERE.

Vinegar Girl: A Modern-Day Kate

Anne Tyler takes on THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.

Narrator Kirsten Potter speaks to us from her backstage dressing room as AudioFile goes behind the mic to hear more about her audiobook performance of Anne Tyler’s  VINEGAR GIRL.

“There’s Russian scientists and acerbic modern women . . . it’s remarkably universal in how quirky they are.”

114854.jpgVINEGAR GIRL
by Anne Tyler, read by Kirsten Potter
Listen to a sound clip and read our full review

From BREATHING LESSONS (1988) to A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD (2015) readers—and listeners—of Anne Tyler’s novels always follow her work closely. Her retelling of Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW will keep fans listening. Kirsten Potter brings alive this thoroughly contemporary sharp-tongued Kate.

A2597.jpgFor more about Kirsten and the audiobooks she’s narrated, click HERE.

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