#Audiobooks

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World Book Night grows audiobook offer in 2020

World Book Night will expand its audiobook offering in 2020, after a successful pilot with John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down in 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 07:35:35 UTC ]
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MPs back PA campaign calling for end to VAT on e-books and audiobooks

Nearly 40 MPs have signed a letter calling for the Chancellor to remove VAT on e-books and audiobooks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 10:27:19 UTC ]
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Puffin books join children's audio platform Yoto

Books from Puffin authors Roald Dahl and Paul McCartney are to be made available for purchase on Yoto, an audio platform for children that plays content using smart cards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 14:08:31 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books to feature killer recordings in audiobook

Bonnier Books UK will feature recordings of convicted killers in an audiobook of true crime bestseller Talking with Serial Killers: The World’s Most Evil. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 20:04:55 UTC ]
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Baen Books, RBmedia Partner On Audiobooks

Independent science fiction and fantasy publisher Baen Books has partnered with audiobook company RBmedia for an audiobook program. Under the agreement, the two companies will publish more than 170 audiobooks over the next three years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A blind heroine rules this audio comic book written for a blind audience

Blind magician Chad Allen has entertained audiences for 20 years at Hollywood's Magic Castle. His latest trick: an audio comic book whose heroine does battle in Trump's America. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-26 14:00:59 UTC ]
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The Audio File: Five Great Audiobooks For That Summer Road Trip

Nearly 100 million Americans will be hopping in the car for a road trip this year, according to AAA, with most of us embarking in the summer. A recent survey commissioned by the Audio Publishers Association reveals that 74 percent of audiobook readers prefer to read them in cars. Given those... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-02 08:50:47 UTC ]
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S&S Changes Library E-book, Digital Audio Terms

S&S officials confirmed that as of August 1, public libraries will be able to license S&S e-books for two-year terms, on a one copy/one user model, with most “new release” e-books priced between $38.99 and $52.99. Previously, S&S e-books were sold on one-year licenses, though at a... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New chapter? UK print book sales fall while audiobooks surge 43%

Publishers hit by surprise 5.4% fall in 2018 – but warn against proclaiming terminal declineUK book sales fell for the first time in five years in 2018, despite the success of bestsellers such as Michelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming.The UK publishing industry was hit by a surprise fall of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-25 23:01:37 UTC ]
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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-10 11:56:26 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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PRH Audio and HarperCollins up for audiobook awards

Audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio UK and HarperCollins have received a string of nominations in this year’s New York Festivals Radio Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 17:25:09 UTC ]
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Book Expo Leadership Roundtable talks audio and diversity

Women dominated the opening Leadership Roundtable at Book Expo, as the panel suggested audio is no longer a competitive format and called for greater diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 21:39:50 UTC ]
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Chronicle Books Creates New Audio Unit

Chronicle Books is partnering with Hachette Audio to create audiobooks that, for the first time, will be marketed under the Chronicle Books brand. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets

The Audio Publishers Association, Bookrepublic, and Bologna Children's Book Fair have begun surveying various audiobook markets. The post Books Heard ‘Round the World: A New Survey of International Audiobook Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio books that entertain and illuminate

From Toni Morrison to Wild Bill Hickok, from animal rescuers to cultural travelers, March audio releases offer a stimulating listening experience.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Audiobooks Stay Hot

A standing room only audience suggests that interest in digital audio, like the format itself, is still surging Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Why the Double-Digit Growth in Audiobooks Is Likely to Continue

For a second year in a row, the rapid growth of digital audio will be a hot topic at the London Book Fair, and that growth shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. PW recently caught up with Amanda D’Acierno, President & Publisher, Penguin Random House Audio Group to talk about audio’s rise,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio

This year's Quantum Conference, the annual curtain-raiser to London Book Fair, picks up on the books-to-film dynamic in content development. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks, inclusivity and #MeToo ... how books changed in 2018

New agents and imprints, Northern Ireland’s first Man Booker winner … this year, the books world turned towards inclusivity and a broadening of perspectivesRead John Dugdale’s analysis of the 100 bestselling books of 2018“You brought it on yourself, longest friend. I informed you and informed... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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