About Books to Life

Created in 2014 by a core of absolute literature nuts, Books to Life is a start-to-finish audio-book production studio in quiet Englewood, Colorado, minutes from downtown Denver. With our staff of 23, we provide a depth of experience in the research, recording, narration, post-production, and digital distribution of over a thousand audiobooks. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are eager to help shepherd your production from manuscript to digital download and every step in between. Whether you're an author venturing into a new medium, or an experienced publisher looking for a new flavor to your work, our unique perspective, deep history, and experience are a perfect match for your project.

Meet Our Narrators

Gabriella Cavallero

Gabriella Cavallero

Gabriella Cavallero has narrated over 800 audio books for the Library of Congress’ National Library Service. She has voiced countless commercials and two Emmy-Nominated PBS documentaries. Her voice work reflects her long experience as an actor at the Denver Center Theatre Company, where she has played a wide range of roles for twenty-six seasons. A native Spanish speaker, Gabriella is a sought-after Dialect, Language and Voice Coach for Denver's biggest theater companies and was awarded a 2014 AudioFile Earphones Award.

Jake Williams

Jake Williams

Jake Williams has been recording books professionally since the 1970s. His output for the National Library Service includes over a thousand titles. His specialties include fact and fiction works, particularly involving foreign words and locales.

Jill Ferris

Jill Ferris

Jill Ferris has been recording audio books for the last four decades. The 1992 winner of the National Alexander Scourby Award given in New York to the outstanding reader of fiction, Jill continues to speak to non-profits on the opportunities provided to all United States citizens who are visually challenged.

Jon Pinnow

Jon Pinnow

Jon has been working in audiobook and radio production, on both sides of the microphone, since 1989. Audiobook work includes narration for both commercial publishers and the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. At Colorado Public Radio, he's been a classical music DJ, a producer of many other projects and podcasts, and the voice for countless spots and announcements.

Joseph Morton

Joseph Morton

Joseph Morton has a ton of experience. He has performed narrations on thousands of audio book (fiction/non-fiction), museum exhibit, television/film documentary, travel, educational, corporate, government (domestic/foreign), radio/tv/internet commercials, video game and children’s projects. Competent characterizations and dialects, too!

Kristin Allison

Kristin Allison

The 2012 recipient of the Digital Platinum Award from the Braille Institute in Los Angeles, Kristin Allison has recorded over 1500 titles for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in a wide-range of genres.

Mare Trevathan

Mare Trevathan

Mare Trevathan has recorded over 500 audio books for Audible and for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. She has a facility with a wide range of characters and a following in the "gamer fiction" genre. User ratings for all of her Audible titles rank at 4+ stars.

Stephen Van Doren

Stephen Van Doren

In addition to narrating over 100 books for the National Library Service (fiction and nonfiction), Stephen has experience on all sides of audiobook production, as well as many years in software development, allowing nuanced and intelligible narration from highly technical jargon to deeply moving character novels.