November 18, 2019

Finding books and audiobooks for road trips

The holidays means time with friends and family — and traveling to see friends and family. Whether you are traveling by plane, train, or automobile, let NoveList help you find the perfect read for your trip.

July 30, 2019

Appeal terms for audiobooks

This spring, a dedicated team of audiobook-listening librarians from NoveList’s Book Discovery department eagerly began immersing themselves in all things audiobooks.  “Why?” you might ask.  Well, to expand our audiobook appeal vocabulary of course! 



 

September 12, 2018

Using podcasts for readers’ advisory

September 30th is International Podcast Day and I think most people would agree that podcasts have exploded within the last few years. No matter what you're into, there's a podcast out there that caters to your interests, whether you long to be entertained, informed, scared, or intrigued.

May 24, 2018

Audiobooks for family road trips

How does a family headed out on a summer road trip choose audiobooks that everyone in the car will enjoy as the miles roll by? We have suggestions for six middle-grade audiobooks that are full of family, friendship, and adventure, and that are sure to keep the kids AND the adults engaged. 

April 18, 2018

Listen up and get in SYNC!

Raise your hand if you’ve heard someone say that listening to an audiobook is not reading. Parents and librarians -- repeat after me: Audiobooks.Are.NOT.Cheating!

April 11, 2016

Help audiobook fans find the perfect listen

Listen up, can you hear that? It’s the sound of the exploding popularity of audiobooks. In 2015, 55 million Americans listened to an audiobook -- that’s 41% of all Americans. In 2014, over 25,000 audiobook titles were published. And those numbers keep growing. Audiobooks are on the rise, and there’s no sign of slowing down.

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