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Pick’s of the Week-April 13

 

April is the perfect time to pick up a new audiobook featuring our talented authors and narrators. We understand that at times it could be a challenge narrowing down your next listen, but don’t worry. Our acquirers have selected some of their top picks for you.

I Lost My Girlish Laughter

A lost literary gem of Hollywood in the 1930s, I Lost My Girlish Laughter is a thinly veiled send-up of the actors, producers, writers, and directors of the Golden Age of the studio system.

Note: Tinseltown gossip, glamour, and scandal come to life in this recently unearthed comedic satire of Hollywood in the 1930s, deliciously written by the woman who witnessed it all. -Sonia Brand-Fisher

Publishing date: 4/28/2020

Written by Jane Allen

Narrated by Amy Rubinate

 

The Eighth Wonder of the World

With exhaustive research, exclusive interviews with family and friends, and an exploration of André’s amazing in-ring career and the indelible mark he left on pop culture, Laprade and Hébert have crafted the most complete portrait of a modern-day mythical being.

Note: Step into the ring with this biography of the legendary wrestler and actor. A great companion to the 2018 HBO documentary that Laprade also contributed to. From his life and family in France, to his worldwide travels as a top wrestling draw, and his acting career which included a beloved role in The Princess Diaries, this biography will keep you entertained. You won’t believe some of the stories of Andre’s life. – Dan Totten

Publishing date: 4/28/2020

Written by Bertrand Hebert and Pat Laprade

Narrated by Graham Rowat

 

A Life Without Water

Carol Denman divorced her husband over twenty years ago and has never looked back. But on the day before their daughter’s thirtieth birthday, John barges back into Carol’s life with a request that threatens the fragile stability she has built.

Note: A heartfelt story about family, love, and loss. Fans of Catherine Ryan Hyde will love this book. -Maddie Collins

Publishing date: 4/28/2020

Written by Marci Bolden

Narrated by Tanya Eby

 

The Immortal Conquistador

From Carrie Vaughn, author of the beloved Kitty Norville werewolf talk-show host series, comes the vampire origin story of Kitty’s famed ally, Rick—and his sudden turn to darkness in the seventeenth century.

Note: For fans of the Kitty Norville series comes the origin story of the character Rick and his journey into darkness. -Kristen Hummel

Publishing date: 4/28/2020

Written by Carrie Vaughn

Narrated by Neil Hellegers

Picks of the Week-March 30

April is the perfect time to pick up a new audiobook featuring our talented authors and narrators. We understand that at times it could be a challenge narrowing down your next listen, but don’t worry. Our acquirers have selected some of their top picks for you.

Crave

Tracy Wolff presents Book 1 in the Crave aseries.

Note: Vampire’s are back, and better than ever! Fans of Twilight will love Crave. When Grace’s parents die unexpectedly in a car crash, she is sent to her Uncle’s boarding school in the depths of Alaska where she meets Jaxon Vega and the world as she knows it is turned upside down. -Kelly Srubas

Publishing date: 4/7/2020

Written by Tracy Wolff

Narrated by Heather Costa & Tim Paige

 

Just Add Magic

Take three friends. Add an old cookbook. Combine with cute boys and a pinch of magic . . . and see what kind of chaos ensues!

Note: What kind of trouble can three girls stir up when they find a magic cookbook? Can the recipes in it solve all their problems? Find out in this fun middle-grade book with a dash of magic! -Jannah McCowan

Publishing date: 4/7/2020

Written by Cindy Callaghan

Narrated by Jesse Vilinsky

 

My Daddy is a Hero: How Chris Watts Went from Family Man to Family Killer

In this, the first and only psychological exploration of the Watts family murders, psychotherapist Lena Derhally has pieced together the crime, the events leading to it, and most of all, her beliefs about the “why.”

Note: Psychotherapist Lena Derhally investigates the 2018 Watts family murders with a delicate thoroughness that exposes the violence hidden within a seemingly perfect marriage. Both harrowing and informative, My Daddy is a Hero serves to be an insightful look into the unimaginable. -Desiree Lynch

Publishing date: 4/14/2020

Written by Lena Derhally

Narrated by Tanya Eby

 

Kaiju: Battlefield Surgeon

Fantasy meets horror in this gore-soaked, standalone LitRPG adventure!

Note: For fans of Gamelit, here’s something a bit different: giant monster action with a horror twist” -Greg Souza

Publishing date: 4/21/2020

Written by Matt Dinniman

Narrated by Joe Hempel