Staff Picks 2014

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The audiobooks which feature as Staff Picks in 2014 will be added here. More details of these selections may be found on the linked blog posts. For more information and a list of Staff Picks in previous years, have a look at the main Staff Picks page

If you prefer to download m4b files, all our staff picks have been converted to this format. A current list of the Staff Picks can be found on the main page of the M4B Catalog.

Suggestions for future Staff Picks on the LibriVox home page and the Internet Archive LibriVox index page are always welcome. Please post your suggestions in this thread.

LibriVox Staff Picks 2014

May 2014: Nerds and Geeks


The Secret of Lonesome Cove by Samuel Hopkins Adams, read by Roger Melin

Trilby by George Du Maurier, group recording

Card Trick by John Berryman, read by Gary Dana

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, group recording

The Brotherhood of the Seven Kings by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace, read by J. M. Smallheer


Radioactive Substances by Marie Curie, read by Availle

My Life and Work by Henry Ford, read by LivelyHive

Mozart: The Man and the Artist Revealed in His Own Words by Friedrich Kerst, group recording


An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, drama


The Recluse, by William Wordsworth, read by Andrea Fiore

April 2014: Spring


The Adventures of Johnny Chuck by Thornton Burgess, read by John Lieder

Enchanted Castle by Hartwell James, read by Kalynda

Under the Lilacs by Louisa May Alcott, group recording

The Story of a Candy Rabbit by Laura Lee Hope, read by Cori

Our Little Japanese Cousin by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade, read by Julia Niedermaier


The Flower Garden by Ida Dandrige Bennett, group recording

Nature Near Home and Other Papers by John Burroughs, read by Edith Phern

Hannibal by Jacob Abbott, group recording


The Awakening of Spring by Frank Wedekind, drama


Nocturne of Remembered Spring And Other Poems, by Conrad Aiken, read by Expatriate

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 2943 times in Ápril 2014.

March 2014: Carnival


Philo Gubb - Correspondence School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler, group recording

An Irishman's Difficulties wieth the Dutch Language by Cuey Na Gael, read by Anna Simon

The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson by Anthony Trollope, read by Arnold

The Calico Cat by Charles Miner Thompson, read by Allyson Hester

Gargantua and Pantagruel by Francois Rabelais, group recording


The College Freshman's Don't Book by George Fullerton Evans, group recording

Happy Dayz by A. A. Milne, group recording

Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. by Washington Irving, read by James K. White


Mr. Punch's Dramatic Sequels by St. John Hankin, drama


Laughable Lyrics, by Edward Lear, read by roeg11

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 3237 times in March 2014.

February 2014: Together


The Ten Foot Chain or Can Love Survive the Shackles by Various, group recording

Ulysses by James Joyce, group recording

The Dog Crusoe and His Master by R. M. Ballantyne, read by Allyson Hester

The Aliens by Murray Leinster, read by tabithat

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney, group recording


Recollections of Life in Ohio by William Cooper Howells, read by Sue Anderson

An Address to Free Colored Americans by an Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women, group recording

The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph by Henry M. Field, read by Alex C. Telander


The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, drama


Tales of a Wayside Inn, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, read by Peter Yearsley

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 2590 times in February 2014. (But archive's counter was broken for some time in February...;-))

January 2014: Role Models


The Autobiography of Methuselah by John Kendrick Bangs, read by Matthew Reece

Shakspere: Personal Recollections by John A. Joyce, group recording

The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham, read by Termin Dyan


Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey, read by R. S. Steinberg

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie, read William Tomcho

Behind the Scenes by Elizabeth Keckley, group recording

Edison: His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin, group recording

Geronimo's Story of His Life by Geronimo, read by Sue Anderson


Henry V by William Shakespeare, drama


The Ballad of the White Horse, by G.K. Chesterton, read by Joshua B. Christensen

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 8728 times in January 2014.