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09 September 2017

Sound Clip Saturday: New Releases

New exciting audiobooks from different areas of interests that will cure your post-summertime blues. Can’t get enough of the US Open? Listen to Maria Sharapova’s Unstoppable. Feeling overwhelmed with the world and want to unwind? Hear Manoush Zomorodi’s Bored and Brilliant. Whether you’re looking for a whimsical fantasy like Robin Sloan’s Sourdough or thrilling suspense like Ali Land’s Good Me Bad Me, Macmillan Audio has you covered!

Unstoppable by Maria Sharapova, Read by the Author

An emotional Sharapova after her win at the US Open. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Sharapova’s return to tennis at the US Open proved an emotional win over Simona Halep. Hear her passion for the game as she narrates her debut, Unstoppable.

Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi, Read by the Author

Manoush Zomorodi, host of the famous podcast Note to Self, brings her lovable on-air personality to the narration of Bored and Brilliant. Smart, witty, and highly informative, Bored and Brilliant causes listeners to reflect on the role of boredom in their lives and provides compelling research to show how boredom is a great tool for creativity.

Sourdough by Robin Sloan, Read by Therese Plummer

Sourdough will delight listeners with the story of Lois Clary, a woman who receives a sourdough starter from the owners of a hole-in-the-wall she frequently visits. Narrator Therese Plummer does a perfect job of capturing both the male and female characters, and the audiobook includes exclusive bonus material on the correspondence between Lois and Slurry.

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land, Read by Imogen Church

Milly turns in her serial killer mother and becomes part of an affluent foster family. As her mother’s trial looms around the corner, she begins to question the role of nature vs. nurture, wondering if she is doomed to eventually turn out like her mother. Imogen Church’s chilling voice highlights the tension and internal struggle that plagues Milly.

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