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"This is the season when people of all faiths and cultures are pushing back against the planetary darkness. We string bulbs, ignite bonfires, and light candles. And we sing."
— Anita Diamant
Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah. which gives me the excuse to feature two holiday audiobooks!
This week's NEW 
HOLIDAY RELEASes
Narrated by Alex Knox
 
 
This week's NEW RELEASeS
Duet narration by Gary Furlong & Angelina Rocca
 
Narrated by Tor Thom & Whitton Frank
 
This week's sales
 
 
This week's interview:
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SFN: How did you learn to narrate audiobooks?
JAF: I’ve been a SAG actor for years, so acting isn’t anything new, really. But each “type” of acting (screen, stage, audiobook, etc.) has its own nuances and particulars, and for learning those I used a combination of audiobook-specific coaching and listening to a TON of good audiobooks.
SFN: What do you love to do on your days off?
JAF: I’m currently working on developing a course for authors who would like to learn how to narrate their own books, and I’m really enjoying working on that.
SFN: Audiobook listeners love bloopers! Do you have a favorite blooper you’ve saved or an author pickup you’ve gotten during the recording process that has stuck with you?
JAF: Once an engineer from Brilliance studios put together a 10-ish minute file of my bloopers from the book Crime and Punishment. It was mostly a pretty epic stream of expletives.
SFN: How long are your recording days? How do you keep yourself present/fresh/awake...?
JAF: Since I share an audio booth with my talented and beautiful wife, Kelsey Navarro Foster, my recording days are only from 8am to 12pm, so “staying fresh” isn’t much of a problem :-)
SFN: Where and when would you go if you could spend either a week in the past or a week in the future?
JAF: Honestly, my answer to this is lame: my life with Kelsey and our children is pretty much perfect, and there’s no other time than now, with them, I’d rather be.
SFN: AWWW! Anything else you'd like to share? The stranger or sillier the better!!
JAF: If it’s “Strange” you want, I can share that I’ve recently been tapped to join the “Marvel Audio Universe” yet again as everyone’s favorite “Strange” Doctor 😏
SFN: What's the oddest thing in your booth?
“This”
Check out James' performance in last week's featured hockey romance, Scoring Big!
 
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