The 2023 Audie Award Finalists

Monday, February 27, 2022.

Grid of audiobook coversFounded in 1995, the Audie Awards represent the premier awards program in the United States, recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment.  Finalists are selected in 24 different categories ranging from children's titles to memoir, including categories for best male and female audio performer.

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It's Audiobook Month!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

Cassette tapeIn honor of Audiobook Month, we're taking a moment to celebrate one of the fastest growing ways to enjoy a book. Thanks to the rise of digital audio, it no longer takes a stack of cassettes or a sleeve of CDs to listen to even the longest of books.  And with so many talented narrators lending their voices to books both new and old, audiobooks are more diverse and accessible than ever!

Looking for a great new read to enjoy in audio?  Today Caitlin, our audiobook selector for Brilliant Books Monthly, is sharing some of her favorite audiobooks!

Caitlin's Top Audiobooks

Brilliant Books Bestsellers: Audio Edition

Wednesday, May 11, 2022.

woman with headphones

There are so many reasons to love audiobooks!  For instance...

- You can get so much done while you listen!  Commutes, chores, you name it.
- A great narrator can bring a wonderful book to a whole new level.
- And with Libro, you can support Brilliant Books with every audio purchase!

See what our customers have been listening to (and loving!) with the Brilliant Books Bestsellers: Audio Edition.

Audio Bestsellers

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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