Picks of the Week-July 25

We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to listen to all of the new audiobooks releasing this month!

We understand that at times it could be a challenge narrowing down your next listen, so we had our acquirers narrow down a few of their top picks for you. Roadtrips, poolside, or beachside? We’ve got you covered!

That Time in Paris

Logan Ryles presents Book 1 in the Wolfgang Pierce series.

Note: For fans of the Jack Ryan series and Gray Man series, Wolfgang Pierce is a multi-city espionage series that will keep you on your toes. All 6 books will be releasing from Tantor in 2022, so get ready to binge! – Jenn Eschrich

Written by: Logan Ryles

Read by: Kyle Tait

Publishing Date: July 19, 2022

Can’t Go Home

Melinda Di Lorenzo presents Book 1 in the Trinity Calhoun Mystery series. Contains mature themes.

Written by: Melinda Di Lorenzo

Read by: Nikki Zakocs

Publishing Date: 7/19/22          

Note: The first book in a new mystery series by Melinda Di Lorenzo and you do not want to miss this one! Trinity rushes back to her hometown when she finds out there was disappearance that is awfully similar to one from 20 years ago. Will Trinity be able to keep a clear head and figure it out or will she let her judgment get in the way? –Jordan Spellman

American Urbanist: How William H. Whyte’s Unconventional Wisdom Reshaped Public Life

This biography offers a rare glimpse into the mind of William H. Whyte, an iconoclast whose healthy skepticism of the status quo can help guide our efforts to create the kinds of places we want to live in today.

Note: Touted by The New York Times as “A marvelous new biography” American Urbanist tells the story of the work and genius of William Whyte, the urbanist and author who was an early leader in the environmental conservation and urban preservation movements. Author Richard Rein offers the listener a comprehensive biography that fully explains the influence Whyte’s ideas and writing had on American’s everyday life. From his advocacy against groupthink in corporate America to his push to preserve farmland to his ideas about public spaces in urban centers Whyte managed to shape the discourse of today’s economy, contemporary city management, and occupational innovation and creativity. This audiobook is a must-have for those seeking insight into urban planning, social issues, and the actual working order of the modern world. – Nick Pouliot

Publishing Date: 07/19/2022

Written by: Richard K. Rein

Read by: Tom Lemmon

As You Look

Verónica Gutiérrez presents Book 1 in the Yolanda Ávila Mystery series.

Note: Book One in a new series from Verónica Gutiérrez that’s full of suspense, mystery, and twists that will keep you guessing! -Kristen Hummel

Publishing Date: 7/26/2022

Written by: Verónica Gutiérrez

Read by: Kyla García

The Mind of a Bee

Exploring an insect whose sensory experiences rival those of humans, The Mind of a Bee reveals the singular abilities of some of the world’s most incredible creatures.

Note:  A groundbreaking look into the intelligence of bees, leading biologist and bee expert Lars Chittka takes listeners on a journey into the world of bees, showing beyond any reasonable doubt that bees have awareness, memories, basic emotions, intelligence, and personalities.  This book is a game-changer on how one perceives the actual intelligence of one of the most important insects in the animal world.- Scott Smith

Publishing Date: 7/26/2022

Written by:  Lars Chittka

Read by: Michael Butler Murray

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