Adult Audiobooks for Young Adults

School is back in session and you’re looking for a book not on your assigned reading list, the library has you covered with a selection of adult audiobooks for young adults! Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson A story that depicts August and her three friends as the come of age in Brooklyn in the 1960s […]


Bible Story Retellings on Audiobook

Familiar Bible stories explore themes and characters through talented narrators in audiobooks and digital downloads available at the library from Overdrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg is a new rendition of the Christmas story in which a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who are planning to be married, only […]


Unplugging in a Device-Free Zone

Unplug? Go without cell phone/computer/internet/movies/television/music/games? Why would I want to do that? It’s not like it’s addictive or harmful for me. Or is it? The ongoing unplugged movement, which celebrates face-to-face human interaction and communing with the physical world, or meatspace, as opposed to cyberspace or a virtual environment, suggests it is healthy to get […]


8+ Unread (Must Read!) Classics

This blog is a librarian confessional; a shameful list of as-yet-undiscovered worlds. Perusing my Goodreads To-Read bookshelf, I see 50+ unread  books, consisting of both fiction and nonfiction. I have narrowed this imposing list down to 8-ish for this post based on the following criteria: the book must be more than ten years old, considered a […]


7 Humorous Fiction on Audio Book

Get ready for your next road trip with a humorous audio book! The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion – The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they’re about to face a new challenge because–surprise–Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming […]


Mindfulness  has published an article about 2016 trends based on download data from their site (they sell photos), and one of those trends is Mindfulness. What is that? According to Psychology Today, “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, […]


6 Book Discussion Titles on Audio Book

Six titles popular with book discussion groups that are available in audio book. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff. Read by Will Damron and Julia Whelan. Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. Go […]


7 Comedians Who Read Their Audio Books

The best part about comedians reading their audio books, it is like hanging out with a friend who makes you laugh without any pressure to reciprocate! Plus, they ad-lib and invite their funny friends to read parts of the book. David Spade is Almost Interesting by David Spade A biting personal memoir by the actor, […]