47: Boston Public Library

I am joined by Melissa Andrews, the Collection Development Manager at the Boston Public Library (BPL) to discuss the wide range of audiobook services offered by the library. We also explore the behind the scenes on how libraries provide audiobooks and other digital services to their patrons including impacts from a shifting publishing landscape.

Boston Public Library Audiobook Resources:

BPL Audiobooks

Shelf Service - Request a personalized reading list

BPL Suggest a Purchase

NoveList Plus - Fiction and nonfiction recommendations for adults

BPL Stream & Download Options

Boston Public Library Social Media: Twitter // Facebook // Instagram // YouTube

Related Episodes:

21: Free Audiobooks From Your Local Library

46: Thrawn: Treason and Star Wars Myths & Fables

A review of two very different recent Stars Wars audiobooks. Thrawn: Treason, written by Timothy Zahn and narrated by Marc Thompson, is the third in the new canon series featuring the Chiss Grand Admiral. Star Wars Myths and Fables, written by George Mann and narrated by James Monroe Iglehart, is a short story collection of mostly stand alone stories that works well for younger (though not too young) listeners or as brief glimpses at the stories within the Star Wars Universe.

Thrawn: Treason

Star Wars Myths & Fables

Other Referenced Works:

Star Wars: Thrawn (Series) // [Ep 19]

A to Z Mysteries // [Ep 15]

Judy Moody // [Ep 15]

44: Star Wars Audiobooks with Nick Martorelli

Audiobook producer Nick Martorelli joins me to discuss Star Wars audiobook production including the recently released full cast Dooku: Jedi Lost, and the narrators and soundscapes that help bring the Star Wars novels to life. We also discuss upcoming Star Wars releases including Thrawn: Treason and Galaxy's Edge novels.

Nick Martorelli spent a decade as a professional actor before switching to a career in book publishing. He started in ebook production before becoming an audiobook producer with Penguin Random House, where he works on a wide variety of books, including the Star Wars programs. Originally from Philadelphia, Nick considers himself a Trekkie, a Sherlockian, and whatever fans of Superman call themselves.

Referenced Star Wars Works:

Thrawn Trilogy (Legends)

Complete Star Wars Trilogy (NPR audio drama)

Dooku: Jedi Lost

Star Wars: The Mighty Chewbacca in the Forest of Fear

Alphabet Squadron

Thrawn: Treason

Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: A Crash of Fate

Other referenced works:

Moonraker

The Shadow (1994 Movie)

The Shadow (Radio drama)

Sherlock Holmes (Radio drama)

Dick Tracy (Radio drama)

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (Radio drama)

Aurora Rising

Related Episodes:

38: Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars)

19: Star Wars: Thrawn Series

36: Narrator Anneliese Rennie

Anneliese Rennie joins me to discuss her experiences as an audiobook narrator and publisher, including how she got started and how she prepares to narrate a new audiobook.

Future's Orphans

The Widow’s Maestro

Analyze People

Indie Audiobook (ACX and Others) Narrators and Producers [Facebook Group]

Why you don't like the sound of your own voice [TED]

Audiobook Reads [Discord]

Radioactive Evolution

The Well Beloved

Anneliese Rennie:

Spectrum Audiobooks

Twitter

Facebook

Reddit AMA

Contact the Show: Twitter: _narrated // Website: Narrated

Music:

"Carpe Diem" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License, excerpts from original

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

34: The Bayern Agenda with Dan Moren

Dan Moren joins me to discuss his latest novel The Bayern Agenda, audiobooks, and to play a quick game of movie mashups. The Bayern Agenda is available in print, ebook, and audiobook formats on March 5th. Audiobook edition narrated by Victor Bevine and published by Audible Studios.

The Bayern Agenda

The Caledonian Gambit

Signing/Reading/Q&A at Porter Square Books on March 5 at 7pm

Dan Moren:

Twitter (@dmoren)

Website

The Incomperable

Clockwise (Relay FM)

The Rebound