Doing housework, walking to work, driving to the Cities and so many other activities can be improved with an audiobook. A list of new audiobooks at Great River Regional Library is kept on the New, Best & Fun page (tabbed from the catalog) with something for every kind of reader.
Mary Alice Monroe has published "The Summer Wind," the second in her Lowcountry Summer trilogy following "The Summer Girls." Reviewers in abundance have praised Monroe's ability to evoke the emotions of a family of southern women as they ride out both their emotional storms and the tempest outside. In Cara Black's "Murder In Pigalle," private eye Aimee Leduc mingles with the Parisian crowds during the 1998 World Cup, as she searches for a dangerous criminal. The Library Journal review says "The treasured Aimee Leduc series keeps to the high standard of the series while nicely deepening Aimee as a character...." If you'd rather laugh out loud than sit on the edge of your seat, try "Laughter Therapy: Funny for a living" from NPR and narrator Ophira Eisenberg. It includes profiles and interviews from comedy innovators and pioneers Margaret Cho, Bill Cosby, Groucho Marx, Sarah Silverman and many others. Take a look at the Audiobooks list to find the audiobook that suits your tastes.
To simplify catalog searches for audiobooks, add "spoken word" to a general keyword search term. For example, mystery, spoken word. Check it out!