Category Archives: audiobooks

Book Reviews: Scary Stories for Kids

It’s no secret: Kids love scary stories. With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year for a good fright! Recently, I listened to some spooky audiobooks to get ready for the season; Doll Bones by Holly … Continue reading

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Diverse Books for Kids – Books with Transgender Leads

I am a huge proponent for books with diverse characters. I believe kids should have the opportunity to read about other kids that look, sound, and feel like they do. Recently, I listened to George by Alex Gino and read Gracefully … Continue reading

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I’m going on a road trip with two teenagers and I need some family-friendly audiobooks. Are all of your audiobooks on the first floor?

That’s a really good question. The Downtown Branch audiobook collection grew recently when all the audiobooks at the Central Library were relocated to the first floor, making it easier to browse our extensive collection. As for your road adventure, how … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Grimm Tales for Young and Old by: Philip Pullman; read by: Samuel West

Like most of my generation, my idea of fairy tales comes directly from the imagination of Walt Disney.  Beautiful princesses must overcome the obstacles brought upon them by wicked villains.  In the end, they are rescued by a handsome prince … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Audiobooks to Enjoy in the Back to School Back Seat

For a lot of families, back to school time also comes with back to after-school activities.  Soccer practice, dance rehearsal, youth group—it all means a lot more time in the car.  What better way to entertain the whole family than … Continue reading

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