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June Audiobooks Month

Jackson Pearce is 26 years old and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of SISTERS RED, AS YOU WISH, SWEETLY and PURITY, with another book coming out in the fall called FATHOMLESS. She began writing when she got angry that the school librarian couldn’t tell her of a book that contained a smart girl, horses, baby animals, and magic.
Alphie McCourt grew up in Limerick, Ireland with three brothers. His pieces have appeared in The Washington Post, The Villager (New York), The Limerick Leader and in Icons Magazine. Here, he writes about his experiences recording his first book, A LONG STONE’S THROW, as an audiobook.
Alina Simone is a singer and writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. YOU MUST GO AND WIN is her collection of essays about Russia, family and the tragic-comic struggle to make it in indie rock. Here, she discusses the process of recording her book.
Francesca Serritella has co-written two novels with her mother including MY NEST ISN’T EMPTY, IT JUST HAS MORE CLOSET SPACE and BEST FRIENDS, OCCASIONAL ENEMIES: THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE AS A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. She lives in New York with her dog. Here, she discusses the joys of recording her book BEST FRIENDS, OCCASIONAL ENEMIES.
Lisa Scottoline is the New York Times bestselling author of novels including LOOK AGAIN, LADY KILLER,THINK TWICE, SAVE ME and EVERYWHERE THAT MARY WENT. She also writes a weekly column, “Chick Wit,” with her daughter Francesca Serritella, for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Lisa lives in the Philadelphia area. Here, she talks about the process of recording BEST FRIENDS, OCCASIONAL ENEMIES.
Jane Green is a bestselling author of popular novels. She has been featured in People, Newsweek, USA Today, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Connecticut with her family. Here, she answers a series of questions about recording ANOTHER PIECE OF MY HEART.
Lesley Kagen is the New York Times bestselling author of WHISTLING IN THE DARK, GOOD GRACES, LAND OF A HUNDRED WONDERS, and TOMORROW RIVER. She lives in Milwaukee with her family. Here, she talks about the joys of recording her books.
Anthony Swofford served in a U.S. Marine Corps Surveillance and Target Acquisition/Scout-Sniper platoon during the Gulf War. After the war, he was educated at American River College; the University of California, Davis; and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has taught at the University of Iowa and Lewis and Clark College. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, Men's Journal, The Iowa Review, and other publications. A Michener-Copernicus Fellowship recipient, he lives in New York. Here, he answers questions about recording his new book, HOTELS, HOSPITALS, AND JAILS: A Memoir.
Tupelo Hassman graduated from Columbia's MFA program. Her writing has been published in Paper Street Press, The Portland Review Literary Journal, Tantalum, We Still Like, ZYZZYVA, and by and Tupelo is a contributing author to Heliography, Invisible City Audio Tours' first tour and is curating its fourth tour, The Landmark Revelation Society. Tupelo will be keeping a video journal of GIRLCHILD's book tour for the short documentary Hardbound: A Novel's Life on the Road. She is pictured here with Tantor Studios engineer James Cookson. You can also view a video of her recording part of GIRLCHILD here.
Today, we are bringing you a different type of reader experience on our Audiobooks Blog with Mary Pope Osborne! In the spirit of audiobooks, Mary has recorded her post, and you can listen to it here.