Category: Award Winning

The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash

AudioFile Earphones Award Winner. Available now from Harper Audio.  From the Publisher: “The New York Times bestselling author of the celebrated A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy returns with this eagerly awaited new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. The chronicle of an ordinary woman’s struggle for . . .

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I won!

Woke up this morning waaay earlier than usual to fly home from a family wedding – which, by the way, was much more affirming than the one that my main character attends in this book – to learn that I was the winner of the Put Your Heart in a Book Contest in the Contemporary . . .

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Wish me luck?

I’ve been dropping hints about my new writing path, which has slowly but surely been gaining momentum. Right now I’m nervously awaiting the results of the New Jersey Romance Writers’ Put Your Heart in a Book Contest, where my first (not yet published) romance is a Finalist in the Contemporary Series category. Since we’ll be . . .

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EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE by Flannery O'Connor

Narrated by Bronson Pinchot, Mark Bramhall, Lorna Raver and Karen White AUDIOFILE EARPHONES WINNER AVAILABLE NOW at Blackstone Audio From the Publisher: Flannery O’Connor was working on Everything That Rises Must Converge at the time of her death. This collection is an exquisite legacy from a genius of the American short story, in which she scrutinizes territory . . .

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AUDIOFILE'S BEST OF 2011 LISTS

I am so honored to be included on Audiofile’s Best Voices 2011 Non Fiction & Culture for YOU HAD ME AT WOOF by Julie Klam, Tantor Media and Best Audiobooks 2011, Fiction & Classics for EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE by Flannery O’Connor narrated by Bronson Pinchot, Karen White, Mark Bramhall, Lorna Raver (Blackstone Audiobooks)

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NO PASSENGERS BEYOND THIS POINT by Gennifer Choldenko

Available now from Listening Library! AUDIOFILE EARPHONES WINNER I was honored to direct this multi voiced audiobook, and to make a cameo appearance for the last chapter: “Narration by three narrators makes sense for a story with a quickly shifting reality. Jessie Bernstein portrays 12-year-old Finn, who’s tense with worry about the foreclosure of his . . .

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YOU HAD ME AT WOOF by Julie Klam

AUDIOFILE EARPHONES WINNER #21 IN EMUSIC BEST AUDIOBOOKS OF 2010 Now available at Tantor Media “One needn’t be a dog lover to be moved by this charming book. Klam teaches humans how to love and make compromises when necessary through the process of coping with our pets’ needs, quirks, and demands. Klam’s self-deprecating personality is . . .

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NOTHING TO ENVY: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick

“Karen White delivers a stunning reading; her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience. Powerful without becoming overwrought, White handles the harrowing material with sensitivity and intelligence. An unforgettable listening experience that will resonate long after the final sentence.”

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