Love them or hate them, audiobooks are an important piece of library collections. As libraries around the country continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, it will be interesting to hear conversations about budgets and how much will be allocated to physical materials vs. digital access such as Overdrive/Libby and CloudLibrary.
We can talk about that, but can we also talk about some great - or not so great - audiobooks?
The quality of the narration and certain features such as the length of chapters can make a big difference when it comes to ease and user enjoyment. Ever listened to an audiobook that sounds like it was narrated by a robot? Unfortunately, we have. On the other hand, poetry and verse novels read by the author can be incredible. We chose some we think you may like. Let us know your favorites, ones to avoid, or what you're reading for your bingo challenge.