Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Top 10 Tuesday: 12 New Audiobooks

Here, in no particular order, are ten (and a bonus two) new audiobooks recently acquired by the Dick Smith Library.  Many of these won either a Newbery Medal or an Audie Award.  You can find them on the lower level in the Audiovisual Collection.

 1. Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt, call number AV-Audio PZ7 .H9156 UP 2011 - a timeless story that won the 1967 Newbery Medal.

 2. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain, call number AV-Audio PS3563 .C383495 P37 2011 - a popular choice with book clubs, this is a biographical novel about Ernest Hemingway's first wife, Hadley Richardson.

 3. Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski, call number AV-Audio PZ7 .L54 ST 2011 - historical fiction about life in central Florida in the early 1900s, it won the 1946 Newbery Medal.

 4. The King's Speech by Mark Logue, call number AV-Audio DA585 .L57 L64 2011 - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Solo Narration/Male, based on the Academy Award-winning film.

  5. The Watch that Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf, call number AV-Audio PZ7.5 .W64 WAT 2011 - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Distinguished Achievement in Production.

6. New York to Dallas : an In Death novel by J. D. Robb, call number AV-Audio PS3568 .O243 N48 2011 - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Romance.

 7.  Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos, call number AV-Audio PZ7 .G15334 DD 2011B - the 2012 Newbery Medalist.

 8.  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett, call number AV-Audio PS3566 .A7756 S76 2011 - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Literary Fiction.

 9. Bossypants by Tina Fey, call number AV-Audio PN2287 .F4255 A3 2011 - double 2012 Audie Award Winner, for Audiobook of the Year and for Biography/Memoir.

10. The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, call number AV-Audio PS3604 .I2255 L36 2011B.  this realistic fiction title is another popular choice with book clubs.

11. Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke, call number AV-Audio  PS3552 .U723 F43 2011 - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Mystery; set in southwest Texas.

12. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor, call number AV-Audio PZ7 .T214826 DAU 2011B - 2012 Audie Award Winner, Fantasy.

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