A ‘Contemplative Immediacy’ in House of Dreams – Review from AudioFile Magazine!

House of DreamsSo pleased to see this nice review in AudioFile Magazine for House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery. I enjoyed working on this deeply moving book more than I can express. My thanks to Candlewick on Brilliance Audio for the opportunity!

HOUSE OF DREAMS: The Life of L.M. Montgomery

by Liz Rosenberg | Read by Susan Hanfield

Children Ages 10+ • 7.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

This audiobook introduces listeners to Maud Montgomery, a much more complicated woman than the L.M. Montgomery they know as the author of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Maud was plagued all her life by depression, unsupportive relations, and legal difficulties, finding relief in education and her writing. She is one of Canada’s most successful and celebrated writers. Susan Hanfield’s narration varies from an almost musical quality to a faster, sharper reading when discussing Maud’s husband’s mental illness. For Maud’s first-person journal entries, she uses a soft, contemplative voice that brings an immediacy to the account. This is a title that fans of L.M. Montgomery will enjoy, as it will give then insight into this prolific and beloved author and her writing. E.J.F. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2018]

You can access the full review online here at AudioFile Magazine.

House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery is now available on Audible.com and at Amazon.

Rebel at Work: Rebelliously Releasing Today on Audio!

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Who wants to follow all the rules? Rebel at Work: How to Innovate and Drive Results When You Aren’t the Boss is a smart and sassy business book by Natalie Neelan, published by Tantor Audio, that I had so much fun narrating!

Neelan writes from an unconventional perspective, geared toward the employee rather than the executive. What I loved about Rebel at Work is that it’s a really fresh take that doesn’t just cover the same old ground in the same old way. Now, I’m a rebel too!

Releasing today on Audible and Amazon.com.

A New York Minute’s Glimpse into Audies 2018!

What an amazing time I had last week in New York as our audiobook community gathered for the APA Conference and celebrated the 23rd Annual Audie Awards at The New York Historical Society. It was such a special night catching up with dear friends and colleagues, and I so enjoyed the chance to make some new friends as well. I’m deeply grateful to be a part of this incredibly warm, generous, and loving community!

Congratulations to all of the 2018 Audie Award winners and nominees! What a joy it was to celebrate with you.

See you next time, New York!

 

 

 

The Covenantal Life – Now Available on Audio!

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Excited to share the audiobook release of The Covenantal Life by Sarah Ivill published by Christian Audio.  This was an incredibly fascinating book that I so enjoyed working on!

In The Covenantal Life, Sarah Ivill  encourages us to delve deeper into covenant theology so that we can begin to get a firmer understanding of scripture and thus start to think more biblically as we face the various circumstances in our lives.  By applying these principles, Ivill suggests that we will then begin to more readily experience how the beauty of theology and community can transform our lives.

Available now on Audible and at Amazon.com

 

 

 

Beside Me Always – Now Available On Audio!

I am excited to celebrate with Judy Unger the audiobook release of her poignant memoir Beside Me Always  recorded at Studio City Sound and produced by Punch Audio.  I met Judy a year prior to recording her memoir and it’s been an absolute joy getting to know her and hearing how she was able to move past the pain and tragic loss of losing her young child to a severe congenital heart defect, to eventually being able to find joy and happiness once again through her love of music.

As a narrator, this was the first time I’ve experienced recording a book with the author sitting in on the recording session and it was a deeply moving experience for myself, Judy and our incredible engineer Jeff Ryon, as we traveled through the heartfelt pages of this intimate memoir.

Judy’s hope when she began writing Beside Me Always  was that her words and music would be able to comfort and uplift others who are also journeying through grief. I have no doubt that she achieved that goal. Judy’s music can be found at her website judyungermusic.com.

You can find Beside Me Always at audible.com.

 

 

 

TOGETHER FOREVER, Orphan Train Series, Book 2 – Releasing Today on Audio!

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Happy Release Day to TOGETHER FOREVER, Orphan Train Series, Book 2 written by the incredibly talented Jody Hedlund!

I truly treasured every moment of narrating this beautiful, heartwarming story.

In Together Forever, Jody again creates a world filled with much heart, soul and a wide array of multi-faceted characters that I had the immense pleasure of bringing to life. Published by the wonderful team at Tantor Audio!

Available today on Audible and Amazon.com!

In honor of UNESCO’s World Book Day – Siddhartha: An Indian Tale APP Launches

pasted image 0In honor of UNESCO’s World Book World Day (World Book Night in the UK) I wanted to give a big shout out to Siddhartha: An Indian Tale created by Quinn Blackwell Media Ltd.  I had the pleasure of recording this book, along with Sean Allen Pratt.

This App is like no other – Siddhartha is the first title to be created on tap · books – an exciting new ebook and audiobook app platform designed to make reading books easier and more immersive.  With an ambient soundtrack by Kate Hopkins from Wounded Buffalo, whose award winning sound design can be heard on the latest BBC nature series Blue Planet and Planet Earth This interactive new version of Siddhartha is now available for download! Check it out here.

To give you a little more info about World Book Night …. read on!

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April every year. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who don’t regularly read, and are gifted through organizations including prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care homes and homeless shelters, as well as by passionate individuals who give out their own books within their communities.

World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers.