Octavia Butler Adaptation News

An opera written by acclaimed musician Toshi Reagon and composer Bernice Johnson Reagon—and based on Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents—has a big production at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in DC, one of the best known mid-sized theatres in the country and “the hottest theater company in town” (Washington Post). The…

Top Audiobooks for Women’s History Month

Celebrate Women’s History Month with some of our favorite titles written by women, narrated by women, about fierce women. 💎     Moxie Written by Jennifer Mathieu Narrated by Suzy Jackson Now a Netflix Original Film directed by Amy Poehler! “Moxie is sweet, funny, and fierce. Read this and then join the fight.”―Amy Poehler An…

RB Audie Award Finalists

Exciting news! Five RBmedia audiobook titles were named 2021 Audie Award finalists in four categories.   NON-FICTION Fire in Paradise Written by Alastair Gee, Dani Anguiano Narrated by T. Ryder Smith The harrowing story of the most destructive American wildfire in a century. There is no precedent in postwar American history for the destruction of…

Q&A: Shelly Tygielski on Self-Care and Mindful Resilience for First-Responders

Created for healthcare workers, paramedics, police, and firefighters, “Self-Care and Mindful Resilience for First Responders” consists of eight distinct modules that introduce and teach mindfulness, insight, compassion, guided imagery, and breath work. The goal of compassion-based training is to ensure that first responders limit their exposure to trauma, fatigue, and burnout. This course provides them with tools to combat these potential outcomes of prolonged work in their environment, and it can help them recenter and balance if they are in the midst of experiencing these reactions.

Author Q&A: Chad Corrie

The Wizard King Trilogy | Book One, After nearly eight centuries, the last wizard king seeks a return to Tralodren. But doing so requires the manipulation of a band of mercenaries oblivious to his goals.

The gladiator sold his soul for revenge. The knight’s a bigot. The dwarf only cares about regaining his honor. Even the wizardess seems too bookish for anyone’s good. But they’ve all been hired by a blind seer and his assistant to retrieve some forgotten knowledge long hidden away in a jungle-strangled ruin.