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AudioFile Presents: Own Voices

AudioFile Presents: Own Voices

Created in collaboration with AudioFile Magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, this collection contains audiobooks for adults identified as #ownvoices, a movement started in the children's book world to identify books written by and about marginalized people. For reviews of these audiobooks and more about AudioFile, please see www.audiofilemagazine.com.

Highlighted titles:

  • World and Town by Gish Jen
  • The Tragedy of Brady Sims by Ernest J. Gaines
  • The Mothers by Brit Bennett

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Audiofile Presents: Own Voices


AudioFile Presents: LGBTQ+ Collection

AudioFile Presents: LGBTQ+ Collection

Created in collaboration with AudioFile magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, this collection contains LGBTQ+ titles for adults and teens. Each title relates in some way to the LGBTQ+ experience, ranging from classics to the latest bestsellers. For reviews of these titles and more about AudioFile, please see https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler
  • Logical Family by Armistead Maupin
  • Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta

Title List(s):
AudioFile Presents LGBTQ+ Collection


AudioFile Presents: Current Events Collection

AudioFile Presents: Current Events Collection

Created in collaboration with AudioFile magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, this collection contains well-reviewed nonfiction audiobooks on current newsworthy topics such as politics, climate change, immigration, Black Lives Matter, and social issues. For reviews of these titles and more about AudioFile, please see https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/.

Highlighted titles:

  • Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff
  • Reskilling America: Learning to Labor in the 21st Century by Katherine S. Newman
  • What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Title List(s):
AudioFile Presents Current Events Collection


AudioFile Presents: Family Listening

AudioFile Presents: Family Listening

Created in collaboration with AudioFile Magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, this collection contains audiobooks to get the whole family listening together. These audiobooks engage adults and children of different ages so add them to your family car trip or vacation. For reviews of these audiobooks and more about AudioFile, please see www.audiofilemagazine.com.

Highlighted titles:

  • The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett
  • Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
  • The Misfits by James Howe

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AudioFile Presents: Family Listening


AudioFile Presents: Diverse Books Collection

AudioFile Presents: Diverse Books Collection

Created in collaboration with AudioFile magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, this collection contains the latest and greatest in diverse audiobooks for youth. The titles cover many topics, feature diverse and multicultural characters, and many are #ownvoices titles. For reviews of these titles and more about AudioFile, please see https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/.

Highlighted titles:

  • Hello Ocean/Hola Mar by Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Here in Harlem by Walter Dean Myers
  • Thunder Boy, Jr. by Sherman Alexie

Title List(s):
AudioFile Presents Diverse Books Collection


AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Knowledge Discovery

AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Knowledge Discovery

Created in collaboration with AudioFile Magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, the InfoListening series contains popular nonfiction audiobooks on a rotating variety of topics. The Knowledge Discovery collections contains audiobooks for booklovers and the library-curious. For reviews of these audiobooks and more about AudioFile, please see www.audiofilemagazine.com.

Highlighted titles:

  • The Untold Story of the Talking Book by Matthew Rubery
  • Bibliotech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google by John Palfrey
  • Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living With Books by Michael Dirda

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AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Knowledge Discovery


AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Philosophy & Religion

AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Philosophy & Religion  

Created in collaboration with AudioFile Magazine and EBSCO Audiobooks, the InfoListening series contains popular nonfiction audiobooks on a rotating variety of topics. The Philosophy & Religion collection contains audiobooks for those curious about the mind and spirit. For reviews of these audiobooks and more about AudioFile, please see http://www.audiofilemagazine.com.

Highlighted titles:

  • Meditation Is Not What You Think by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Letters to a Young Muslim by Omar Saif Ghobash
  • The Lost Book of Moses by Chanan Tigay

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AudioFile Presents: InfoListening – Philosophy & Religion


Audiobook Popular Fiction Collection

Audiobook Popular Fiction Collection

The Audiobook Popular Fiction Collection offers bestselling, high-demand popular fiction titles for readers of all ages, covering a broad range of subjects to suit a variety of reader interests. Included are titles from top authors such as Stephen King, Nicholas Sparks, and Stuart Woods, as well as New York Times Bestsellers and the latest blockbusters.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story by Mur Lafferty
  • The Witch Elm by Tana French
  • The Outsider by Stephen King

Title List(s):
Audiobook Popular Fiction Collection


Audiobook Popular Nonfiction Collection

Audiobook Popular Nonfiction Collection

This collection offers popular, bestselling nonfiction titles from top trade publishers for readers of all ages, covering subjects such as business, current events, cooking, health and fitness, history, medicine, political science, sports and recreation, science, travel, and more. Created in collaboration with NoveList.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Fear by Bob Woodward
  • The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally
  • How to Invent Everything by Ryan North

Title List(s):
Audiobook Popular Nonfiction Collection


Audiobook Popular Narrators Collection

Audiobook Popular Narrators Collection

Enjoy listening to audiobooks read by popular narrators including award-winning narrators, famous actors, and EBSCO librarian favorites, such as Stephen Fry, Judi Dench, and Kate Mulgrew. These titles are perfect audiobooks to provide new audiobook listeners with an excellent first-time experience.

Highlighted titles include:

  • How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, narrated by David Tennant
  • The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz, narrated by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Karen Olivo
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton

Title List(s):
Audiobook Popular Narrators Collection


Audiobook Essentials Collections

Audiobook Essentials Collections

The Audiobook Essentials Collections offer the best audiobook titles from a range of leading publishers. Collections include both fiction and nonfiction titles, and genres range from fiction and literature, mystery and suspense, and biography to business, self-help and more. Three collection levels are available to meet the needs of any library size. Please note that the collections are cumulative—the larger sets include all titles from the smaller sets.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain 
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 
  • American War by Omar El Akkad 

Title List(s):
Audiobook Essentials Large Collection

Audiobook Essentials Medium Collection

Audiobook Essentials Small Collection


Audiobook Youth Essentials Collection

Audiobook Youth Essentials Collection

The Audiobook Youth Essentials Collection offers fiction and nonfiction audiobook titles for children and young adults, covering a wide range of topics from sports to animals, mystery to fantasy, and history to ghost stories.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert, Narrated by Alisha Wainwright
  • Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds, Narrated by Jason Reynolds
  • Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly, Narrated by Ramon de Ocampo and Amielynn Abellera

Title List(s):
Audiobook Youth Essentials Collection


Audiobook Popular Juvenile Fiction & Nonfiction

Audiobook Popular Juvenile Fiction & Nonfiction  

This collection offers bestselling, high-demand popular fiction and nonfiction audiobooks for juvenile readers, covering a broad range of subjects to suit a variety of reader interests. Included are audiobooks from high quality publishers such as Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Scholastic, and Macmillan Audio, as well as New York Times Bestsellers and award-winners.

Highlighted titles:

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Hocus Pocus and the All-New Sequel
  • The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

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Audiobook Popular Juvenile Fiction & Nonfiction


Audiobook Award Winners Collection

Audiobook Award Winners Collection

The Audiobook Award Winners Collection offers titles which have received audio specific awards such as Audie awards, Earphones awards, BBC radio awards, Washington Post Best Audiobook awards, Audible reviewer choice awards and numerous other audio specific awards.

Highlighted titles include:

  • The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  • The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • The Odyssey: The Fitzgerald Translation by Homer

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Audiobook Classics Collection

Audiobook Classics Collection

The Audiobook Classics Collection contains over 190 beloved classics and includes the works of authors such as Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, George Elliot, Mark Twain, and many more.

Highlighted titles:

  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Emma by Jane Austen

Title List(s):
Audiobook Classics


Audiobook Business Collection

Audiobook Business Collection  

This collection contains audiobooks for working professionals aiming to develop their careers. These audiobooks are authored by famous business minds such as Dale Carnegie and Clayton M. Christensen, and include recently published audiobooks as well as perennial favorites.

Highlighted titles:

  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown
  • Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts by Annie Duke
  • The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle

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Audiobook Young Adult Fiction Collection

Audiobook Young Adult Fiction Collection

This collection offers bestselling, high-demand popular fiction titles for young adult readers, covering a broad range of subjects to suit a variety of reader interests. Included are titles from top authors such as Veronica Roth, Rainbow Rowell, and Walter Dean Myers, as well as New York Times Bestsellers and the latest blockbusters.

Top titles include:

  • Furyborn by Claire Legrand
  • Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
  • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Title List(s):
Audiobook Young Adult Fiction Collection


Audiobook Read-Along Collection

Audiobook Read-Along Collection

This collection offers bestselling, high-demand popular fiction and nonfiction titles in both eBook and Audiobook formats for juvenile and young adult readers, covering a broad range of subjects to suit a variety of interests. Included are titles from high quality publishers such as Penguin Random House, Hachette, Lerner, Blackstone, Tantor and Dreamscape as well as Bestselling and award-winning titles.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Ozma of Oz by Frank L. Baum
  • What Is the Constitution? by Patricia Brennan Demuth
  • WIldcard by Marie Lu

Highlighted publishers include Penguin Random House, Hachette,  Lerner, Blackstone, Tantor, Dreamscape.

Title List(s):
Audiobook Read-Along Collection


Audiobook Drive-Time Collection

Audiobook Drive-Time Collection

Whether you walk, drive, or take public transportation, audiobooks can help make your daily commute enjoyable, productive, or enriching.  This audiobook collection contains fiction and nonfiction titles.  Genres range from popular fiction and biography, to business and self-help.  These titles help make the most of your commute.

Top Titles include:

  • What Unites Us by Dan Rather
  • Dear Evan Hansen by Steven Levenson
  • The Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown

Title List(s):
Audiobooks – Drive-Time


Audiobook Biography & Memoir Collection

Audiobook Biography & Memoir Collection

Find inspiration and see the world through someone else’s eyes with this collection of bestselling and in-demand Audiobook biography and memoir titles from top publishers including Blackstone Audio, HarperCollins, Macmillan Audio, Simon & Schuster and more.

Highlighted Titles:

  • My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King
  • What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies by Michael Ausiello

Title List(s):
Audiobook Biography & Memoir Collection


Audiobook Humor/Comedy Collection

Audiobook Humor/Comedy Collection

Laugh out loud with the best humor and comedy audiobooks from EBSCO. This collection contains books by comedians, satirical novels, humorous essays, and hilarious memoirs from the likes of Nick Offerman, Chelsea Handler, and David Sedaris.

Highlighted titles include:

  • Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
  • The Misfortune of Marion Palm by Emily Culliton
  • Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Title List(s):
Audiobook Humor/Comedy Collection


Audiobook Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Collection

Audiobook Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Collection

Stories of conspiracy, espionage, murder, and betrayal.  This audiobook collection includes fiction titles to satisfy your craving for noir, mystery, thriller, and suspense literature, from top publishers including HarperCollins, Macmillan Audio, Random House, Simon & Schuster and more.

Highlighted titles include:

  • The Chemist by Stephanie Meyer
  • Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell
  • This Was a Man: The Final Volume of The Clifton Chronicles by Jeffrey Archer
  • The Queen's Accomplice: A Maggie Hope Mystery by Susan Elia MacNeal
  • A Banquet of Consequences: A Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George

Title List(s):
Audiobook Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Collection


Audiobook Historical Fiction Collection

Audiobook Historical Fiction Collection

Travel back in time and explore historic events big and small with fictional characters and figures. This collection includes popular audiobook historical fiction titles from leading publishers such as Blackstone Audio, Dreamscape Media, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and more. 

Top Titles include:

  • The Queen’s Prophet by Dawn Patitucci
  • I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway
  • The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo

Title List(s):
Audiobook Historical Fiction Collection


Audiobook Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection

Audiobook Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection

Exploring imaginative, futuristic and supernatural settings, this collection includes audiobook titles on time travel, alternative history, magic and sorcery, and mythological beings from top fiction publishers including Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, Blackstone, HarperCollins and more.

Top titles include:

  • Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
  • The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland
  • The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Title List(s):
Audiobook Science Fiction & Fantasy Collection


Audiobook Romance Collection

Audiobook Romance Collection

Feed your inner love bug with this Audiobook collection of popular romance titles. Find stories of love and relationships with Emily Griffin, Nicholas Sparks, Debbie Macomber, and other renowned romance authors.

Highlighted titles:

  • Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber
  • Dangerous Minds by Janet Evanovich
  • Devil’s Cut by J.R. Ward

Title List(s):
Audiobook Romance Collection