HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 25 – Audiobooks

Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Audiobooks.

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Our guest this episode is Marie Manthe, Shelving Assistant and Audiobook listener.

Books, Authors and Narrators mentioned

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  • Davina Porter, narrator
  • Cynthia Riggs
  • M. C. Beaton
  • Anathem by Neal Stephenson
  • The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
  • Frank Muller, narrator
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • Beach Music by Pay Conroy
  • Karen Savage, narrator
  • Anna Fields, narrator
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Allen Corduna, narrator
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Sissy Spacek, narrator
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • various full-cast BBC recordings
  • old radio shows
  • Airborne by Kenneth Oppel
  • Golden Compass (series) by Philip Pullman
  • Louis L’Amour
  • Ross Macdonald
  • The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
  • Wickett’s Remedy by Myla Goldberg
  • A Passage to India by EM Forster

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Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about Audiobooks. Have you listened to any of these? What can you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group at our Audiobook discussion.

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Community Novel Project leader, HUSH podcaster, and frequent library customer. She reads a new book every few days, but recently enjoyed Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley.