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Audio Bestsellers: Week of 10.22.12

Adam Boretz -- October 25th, 2012

He’s back!

After a brief absence from PW’s Audio Bestseller List, Bill O’Reilly returns to the #1 spot with the audio edition of his new book, Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot from Macmillan Audio.

In the #2 spot is J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy (read by Tom Hollander) from Hachette Audio, which also grabs the #3 and #4 spots with James Patterson and Marshall Karp’s NYPD Red  (read by Edoardo Ballerini and Jay Snyder) and Joel Osteen’s I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life.

And rounding out the Top 5 is Lee Child’s The Affair (read by Dick Hill) from Random House Audio.

For the complete Audio Bestseller List from PW, CLICK HERE.


Audio Bestsellers: Week of 10.01.12

Adam Boretz -- October 1st, 2012

After dropping to #2 last week, Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer’s No Easy Day (narrated by Holter Graham for Penguin Audio) reclaims the #1 spot this week on PW’s Audio Bestseller List.

In the #2 position is Lee Child’s A Wanted Man, (narrated by Dick Hill for Random House Audio).

The three titles rounding out our Top Five are all new to our list — and all from Penguin Audiobooks.

At #3 is Stuart Woods’s Severe Clear (narrated by Tony Roberts); at #4 is the abridged version of Ken Follett’s Winter of the World (narrated by John Lee); and at #5 is the unabridged version of Follett’s Winter of the World.

For the complete Audio Bestseller List from PW, CLICK HERE.


Audio Bestsellers: Week of 09.24.12

Adam Boretz -- September 25th, 2012

This week on Publishers Weekly’s Audio Bestseller list, Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher thriller, A Wanted Man, (narrated by Dick Hill for Random House Audio) claims the #1 spot.

Dropping a spot to #2 is No Easy Day by Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer (narrated by Holter Graham) from Penguin Audio, while Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry’s The Tombs (narrated by Scott Brick) drops to #3.

Holding steady in the #4 spot is The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom (narrated by Dan Stevens for Hyperion.)

And rounding out our Top 5 is James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge’s Zoo (narrated by Jay Snyder) from Hachette Audio.

AND: It should be noted that for the first time in almost two years, Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Lincoln  has dropped out of our Top 10.

For the complete Audio Bestseller List, CLICK HERE.


Starred Review Roundup: August 2012

Adam Boretz -- September 10th, 2012

It’s time once again for our Monthly Starred Review Roundup — a new feature we’ve been doing here at Listen Up to highlight those audiobooks that recently received Starred Reviews from PW.

For the month of August, we present you with the following:


Thomas McNamee, read by Dick Hill. Tantor Media, unabridged, 11 CDs, 13 hrs., $39.99 ISBN 978-1-4526-0812-9
Adam Carolla with Mike Lynch, read by Adam Carolla. Random House Audio, abridged, seven CDs, 8 hrs., $35 ISBN 978-0-307-93977-7
Joan Rivers, read by the author. Penguin Audio, unabridged, four CDs, 5 hrs., $29.95 ISBN 978-1-61176-065-1

YA Fiction

Gary Paulsen, read by Nick Podehl. Brilliance Audio, unabridged, two CDs, 1.5 hrs., $14.99 ISBN 978-1-4558-0823-6


Anne Holt, read by Kate Reading. Blackstone Audio, unabridged, nine CDs, 11.5 hrs., $32.95 ISBN 978-1-4551-6030-3
William Shakespeare, read by Alan Cumming. Simon & Schuster Audio, unabridged, 2 CDs, 2 hrs., $14.99 ISBN 978-1-4423-5593-4
Gail Tsukiyama, read by Simon Vance. MacMillan Audio, unabridged, six CDs, 7 hrs., $29.99 ISBN 978-1-4272-2249-7