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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…

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2022 Audie Awards Finalists

The Audio Publisher’s Association has announced the finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards, which recognize the best audiobooks released in 2021. Among this year’s finalists are four RBmedia audiobook titles!   NON-FICTION The Menopause Manifesto Written by Dr. Jen Gunter Narrated by the author Frank and funny, Dr. Jen Gunter debunks misogynistic attitudes…

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A Conversation with Beth Lapides

Go behind-the-audio in this eight-part Q&A video series with Beth Lapides, author and narrator of Recorded Books Original So You Need to Decide.   Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as the “godmother of alternative comedy,” Beth Lapides, creator of LA’s long-running UnCabaret, delivers a funny and heartfelt meditation on the power of decisions, the…

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RBmedia Produces Audiobook for 2022 Newbery Medal Winner

On Monday, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, digital media, video, and audiobooks for children and young adults. We’re proud to be the audiobook publisher for so many of the 2022 Youth Media Award winners. Celebrating its 100th year, the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: The…

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Exclusive Cover Reveal and Author Q&A: So You Need to Decide by Beth Lapides

We’re beyond thrilled to reveal the cover for Recorded Books Original So You Need to Decide–coming to audio January 18, 2022!     Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as the “godmother of alternative comedy,” Beth Lapides, creator of LA’s long-running UnCabaret, delivers a funny and heartfelt meditation on the power of decisions, the place…

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The Best Audiobooks of 2021

2021 has been a first-rate year for audiobooks, which made it even harder to choose our favorites. But here are our top 20 picks for this year’s best listening experiences, from Gabaldon and Questlove to LOTR and ACOTAR. Browse The 20 Best Audiobooks of 2021