Here’s the latest news from audiobook provider Libro.fm:
N.K. Jemisin: July Libro.fm Bookstore Champion
We’re excited to announce N.K. Jemisin as our July Bookstore Champion! As the 2019 Indies First spokesperson, she is an outspoken supporter of independent bookstores.
Audiobook Club Pick for July: The Groom Will Keep His Name by Matt Ortile
The Groom Will Keep His Name explores the various tales Ortile spun about what it means to be a Vassar Girl, an American Boy, and a Filipino immigrant in New York looking to build a home. This month Hunter, the creator behind @shelfbyshelf, will lead the discussion for The Groom Will Keep His Name. Get the details and schedule here.
Audiobooks for Organizations
Given all that is taking place in our communities, there’s been a huge increase in audiobook listening. In particular, we’ve seen an increase in bulk purchases of antiracist audiobooks for organizations as the digital format provide an easy solution for quickly distributing antiracist reads. And with Libro.fm, your bulk audiobook purchase supports the independent bookstore of your choice.
We created a collection of audiobooks by authors who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, so you can explore new reads published in 2020, as well as upcoming releases.
Summer Listening: Audiobook Bingo
Now that you have your required reading for the summer, it’s time to start listening! Adults and kids alike can play Libro.fm Audiobook Bingo for their chance at the grand prize: a year’s supply of audiobooks. Assets to promote the game are on the Bookseller Hub.