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Interview with LIGHTLARK author Alex Aster

#BookTok phenomenon and award-winning author, Alex Aster welcomes fans to Lightlark, an island that appears every 100 years to host the Centennial, a deadly game that only the rulers of six realms are invited to play. The Centennial offers the six rulers one final chance to break the curses that have plagued their realms for…

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Prepare for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

You sit down, ready to watch The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, and realize you should have prepped. Where do you start?  The new Amazon series brings the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. Taking place 2,000 years before “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings,” there’s…

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Summer Road Trip Audiobooks

The summer is all about open skies and open roads. The only thing missing? A good playlist! Why not fill it with stories that will stick with you even after the summer season?   Whether it’s a solo drive, you’ve got your friends piled in, or the whole family is strapped in for a long drive,…

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The Summer I Turned Pretty Listen-A-Likes

You marathoned The Summer I Turned Pretty in one night and read all the Summer series by Jenny Han. Now what?  Amazon’s The Summer I Turned Pretty has quickly topped the watch list charts, becoming number one in the US. Watchers and readers alike are feeling the pull of a summer love triangle.   Here are…

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Pride Month Listens

Celebrate Pride month with these 2022 LGBTQIA+ titles. From Young Adult romcoms to fantasy to middle grade and adult fiction, these new stories explore the lives of individuals across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. Take a listen to these titles and more, not just during June, but all year round!     Ophelia After All Written by: Racquel…

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Darcie Little Badger Wins Nebula Award

Darcie Little Badger has won a Nebula Award for her Newbery Honor book, A Snake Falls to Earth!  The Andre Norton Nebula Award honors the best middle grade or young adult science fiction or fantasy novel published in the United States in the preceding year. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced…

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Bridgerton Listen-a-Likes

You binged season 2 of Bridgerton in one sitting and read all of Julia Quinn’s novels. Now what? It is tough to understate how extraordinary the “Bridgerton Effect” has been for the novels of Julia Quinn. Suffice to say, the #1 streaming series of all time on Netflix is seeing similar success in audio. Where…

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One For All

Lillie Lainoff’s debut novel One for All is a gender-bent retelling of The Three Musketeers, in which a girl with a chronic illness trains as a Musketeer and uncovers secrets, sisterhood, and self-love. Tania de Batz is most herself with a sword in her hand. Everyone thinks her near-constant dizziness makes her weak, nothing but…

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Football GOATs: Hear Their Story

The New England Patriots may not be playing in the Super Bowl game this Sunday, but we can’t deny some self-evident facts: Tom Brady is one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time; Bill Belichick is one of the greatest coaches of all time; and the Patriots Dynasty is unlike anything we have ever witnessed…