Back in May, I posted about NoveLists’s brand new Audiobook resources. In that post, I talked about a few other resources I use to help audiobook patrons, but I completely forgot one of my favorite audiobook discovery tools, Audiobook-Heaven.
Not only does Audiobook-Heaven have useful reviews, with a clear searching interface, and a wide variety of genres to choose from, but the story behind the site is almost as interesting as the reviews themselves. And the focus of these reviews is on how the books work in audio form. It is the best site out there with reviews by someone who is a fan of the format.
Click here for details and to start using it yourself.
I think if you combine Audiobook-Heaven, NoveList, Audiofile, and Audible you can really train yourself to help audiobook patrons. For further reading, I also highly suggest Joyce Sarick’s Read On... Audiobooks.
After I felt compelled to write this post, I got to thinking about why I have been so infatuated with posting about audiobooks recently, and then I realized, I have had an amazing streak of good audiobooks going for a while now. Currently I am listening to Cuckoo’s Calling and LOVING IT and I am super stoked to get the new Deborah Harkness on audio really soon. [I listened to the first 2 in the trilogy already; reviews here and here]
If you know of another audiobook resource that I am not considering or you want more advice on RA for listeners, leave a comment.
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