Taking a long trip? These talented narrators make the miles speed by.
These are just some of our favorites – who do you love to listen to?
From the unflappable heroine Judy Moody in the Megan McDonald children’s series to Kathy Reich’s best selling forensic Anthropologist Tempe Brennan series (and many others) voice actor Barbara Rosenblat engages readers of all ages, winning her Audiofile’s Golden Voice award.
Also found in the library as BBC’s Inspector Lynley, Parker deftly handles the voices for the varies species in Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl series, as well as bringing the action to life in Anthony Horowitz’s Stormbreaker.
Voice actor Dufris performs a variety of audiobooks from the science fiction Imager series by L. E. Modesitt to the nonfiction title The murder of the century the Gilded Age crime that scandalized a city & sparked the tabloid wars by Paul Collins. Dufris also reads several children’s books including the High-Rise Private Eyes series by Cynthia Rylant.
Narrating and winning awards for both children and adult audiobooks, Eyre is known for handling many different accents. She portrays grief, strength, and humor in Mimi by John Newman about a girl whose mother dies. She also narrates the classic tale Helen of Troy by Margaret George.
May narrates classics, nonfiction and mystery with equal ease. Her work includes The Odyssey, the Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter, Barbara Tuchman’s European histories, and Roberta Gellis’ Magdalene la Batarde Mystery Series.
We also recommend:
- Mia Barron – narrates many novels including those by by Jodi Picoult and Elinor Lipman
- Steven Crossley – narrates In the Woods by Tana French and many other fiction and science fiction titles
- Peter Riegert – narrates The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon