Narrator Feature: Xe Sands

Thursday, August 5, 2021

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When you listen to as many audiobooks as I do, you get familiar with some of the voices.  Some audiobook performers are incredibly prolific, and you might even recognize some of them from film or television work, too!  My favorite narrators, though, are the performers whose voices and mannerisms seem perfectly suited to the works that they read.  One such narrator is Xe Sands.


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The Problem with Exclusives

Thursday, April 8th, 2021


Caitlin knows a thing or two about audiobooks.  She's our designated audiobook selector for Brilliant Books Monthly's audio edition, and listens to two or three books a week just for fun.  But as much as she loves audiobooks, there are a few things about them really make her mad.  The biggest one is Audible Exclusives.


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Excellent in Audio

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Lots of books are good no matter how you experience them—audio, print, and even digital versions might be equally appealing in those cases.  But sometimes one medium just shines above the rest.  That's the case for these audiobooks, where the performances and engineering add a little something extra we think you might miss if you read them only in print!

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Audio Recommendations from Caitlin

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Stuck in quarantine or isolation?  Audiobooks are your best friend, especially downloadable digital audio.  You've got thousands of books at your fingertips without leaving the house!  As the book selector for Brilliant Books Monthly audio, I get through a lot of these myself, so for anyone looking for a book to start with, I put together a few recommendations you might enjoy.

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