Charlotte Today: Best in Audiobooks

Library Branch Channel Leader and Interim Director of Libraries, Dana Eure, on WCNC's Charlotte Today this June discussing audiobooks.

Library Branch Channel Leader and Interim Director of Libraries, Dana Eure, made a guest appearance on WCNC's Charlotte Today on Thursday, June 13, 2019 and shared six of the best titles in audiobooks.

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Children of Blood and Bone

by Tomi Adeyemi, narrated by Bahni Turpin (Winner of Audiobook of the Year and finalist in the Young Adult category)

Seventeen-year-old Zélie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.

In Pieces

written and narrated by Sally Field (Finalist in the Autobiography/Memoir and Narration by the Author or Authors category)

The Academy Award-winning actress shares insights into her difficult childhood, the artistic pursuits that helped her find her voice and the powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and mother.


by Andy Weir, narrated by Rosario Dawson (Finalist in the Science Fiction category)

Augmenting her limited income by smuggling contraband to survive on the Moon's wealthy city of Artemis, Jazz agrees to commit what seems to be a perfect, lucrative crime, only to find herself embroiled in a conspiracy for control of the city.

The Mystery of Three Quarters

by Sophie Hannah, narrated by Julian Rhind-Tutt (Finalist in the Mystery category)

Accused by strangers of trying to set them up for murder, Hercule Poirot teams up with Scotland Yard policeman Edward Catchpool to investigate the drowning death of an elderly man

Hello Stranger

by Lisa Kleypas, narrated by Mary Jane Wells (Finalist in the Romance category)

Dr. Garrett Gibson, England's only female physician, and Ethan Ransom, a former Scotland Yard detective with mysterious loyalties, share a one-night stand before becoming embroiled in a dangerous mission that is complicated by their growing feelings for one another.

Louisiana’s Way Home

by Katie DiCamillo, narrated by Cassandra Morris (Finalist in the Middle Grade category)

Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night and tells her they need to leave home immediately, and this time Granny intends for them never to return.