Entries from March 31st, 2014

Featured Audio Giveaway – April 2014 – Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry Gabrielle ZevinRead by Scott Brick A #1 IndieNext Pick! Hear what all the buzz is about—and why narrator Scott Brick counts it among his top favorite books he has narrated. With his wife gone, a rare book stolen, and both his bookstore and love of life in serious […]

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Living and Loving by the Book: Zevin’s THE STORIED LIFE OF A. J. FIKRY

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

He looks across the spines, which are, for the most part, black and red with all capitalized fonts in silvers and whites. An occasional burst of fluorescence breaks up the monotony. A. J. thinks how similar everything [looks]. Why is any one book different from any other book? They are different, A. J. decides, because they […]

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Sandrine’s Case: The Mystery of Self

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In Thomas H. Cook’s most recent novel, Sandrine’s Case (a Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio, read by Brian Holsopple), the first-person narrator, English literature Professor Samuel Madison, is on trial for his life for the premeditated murder of his wife Sandrine, also a professor at tiny Coburn College. Madison contends Sandrine’s death was suicide; the prosecution is certain […]

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Ray Chase Returns for The Empire of Night

March 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is pleased to announce that Ray Chase will be reprising his role as narrator for Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler’s latest entry in his thrilling Christopher Marlowe Cobb series, The Empire of Night. The historical spy thriller series stars Christopher Marlowe “Kit” Cobb, a World War I–era American journalist turned Allied Spy. Ray […]

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In Memoriam: Comedian, Author David Brenner

March 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

David Brenner helped generations of Americans laugh. In some ways a precursor to Jon Stewart and today’s political satirists, current events fueled Brenner’s humor. His first career as an award-winning documentary writer and producer in retrospect appears the perfect developmental ground for his later work as an observational comedic artist. Brenner died Saturday after a […]

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Seeing Red: Star Wars: Crimson Empire Audio Drama

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Narrators selected for upcoming MP-HA classics

March 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

HighBridge is pleased to announce narrators for the forthcoming Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio Digital Classics: R. C. Bray will be reading The Mordida Man by Ross Thomas, and Donna Postel will be reading 77th Street Requiem by Wendy Hornsby, both available in June. In addition, Derek Perkins will be reading Dark Nantucket Moon by Jane Langton, available […]

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The Colorful World of London’s East End in the 1950s: Call the Midwife

March 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Incredibly moving, compassionate, shocking, funny, disturbing, and evocative of a time and place forever changed by the upheaval of post-World War II: Call the Midwife is Jennifer Worth’s memoir of her experiences as a midwife-in-training with an Anglican order of nuns in London’s Dockland slums in post-war 1950s. These dedicated nuns had worked amongst the poor […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – March 2014 – Call the Midwife: The Shadows of the Workhouse

March 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse (Volume 2 in the Trilogy) Jennifer Worth; read by Nicola Barber   A perfect choice for Women’s History Month! The sequel to Jennifer Worth’s New York Times bestselling memoir is a rich portrait of a bygone era of comradeship and midwifery populated by unforgettable characters. When twenty-two-year-old Jennifer […]

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Kit Cobb Is Back–and HighBridge Has Got Him

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Acquisition News

Book three of the exciting Christopher Marlowe Cobb series of historical spy thrillers will be coming your way on audio this October. If you haven’t already discovered these terrific books by Robert Olen Butler, go grab a copy of The Hot Country, the first in the series, and give it a listen. It’s brilliantly narrated […]

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