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Bonnier Books UK Joins Spotify’s Audiobooks Offer

Spotify's Duncan Bruce says that 14 of the Top 50 'Audiobooks in Premium' titles were released before 2020, as Bonnier Books UK signs up. The post Bonnier Books UK Joins Spotify’s Audiobooks Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-21 14:50:14 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show 2024: Spotify Is Ready to Shake Up the Audio Market

The world’s most popular streaming service has expanded into audiobooks, with a suite of services to offer publishers, authors, and agents and with a listening base hungry for audiobook content. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization

The key to audiobooks' future in Latin America, some say, is 'localized' dialects — and more enthusiasm from publishers. The post As Bogotá’s Book Fair Closes: Audiobooks and Localization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-02 23:49:50 UTC ]
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Audible to turn all seven of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books into full-cast audiobooks

The books will be released sequentially, starting with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, with a full cast of yet-to-be-named actors and a ‘groundbreaking new soundscape’New audiobooks of all seven titles in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series will be released exclusively on Audible in late... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-25 16:37:29 UTC ]
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At London Book Fair: Mapping 192 Audio Sales Channels

Subscription leads business models—some of them 'hybrid subscription— in sales channels that Dosdoce will report on at London Book Fair. The post At London Book Fair: Mapping 192 Audio Sales Channels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-03-11 09:01:22 UTC ]
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Bologna Book Plus Releases New Audio Forum Program

The Bologna Book Plus, a generalist-publishing program, offers its first 'Audio Forum' on April 10 during Bologna Children's Book Fair. The post Bologna Book Plus Releases New Audio Forum Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-02-13 15:48:09 UTC ]
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UK-US: Open Road’s Bloodhound Books in Audiobook Deal With Dreamscape

A UK-US deal, the Open Road-owned Bloodhound in the UK is to see Dreamscape produce at five audiobooks from its list monthly. The post UK-US: Open Road’s Bloodhound Books in Audiobook Deal With Dreamscape appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-19 20:47:58 UTC ]
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New Report Puts Online Sales of Books, Audio at $12.13 Billion in 2022

According to Bookstat, a service that collects online sales data in real time from Amazon, Apple, and Barnes & Noble across the e-book, digital audiobook, and print book formats, total online sales of those formats rose 5.6% in 2022, to $12.13 billion. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookwire Expands Its Text-to-Speech Audiobook Offer with Google Play Books

The Frankfurt-based Bookwire has entered a partnership with Google Play Books for broader automated production of audiobooks. The post Bookwire Expands Its Text-to-Speech Audiobook Offer with Google Play Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-17 14:43:24 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World 2023: The Future of AI Writing and Audio

According to multiple presenters at the Digital Book World conference, ChatGPT has potential to remake the way people write and streamline production and editing, while AI voice replication promises affordable audiobook adaptations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Audio Releases Audiobook Version of Three Key Supreme Court Abortion Rulings

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s June 24 ruling on abortion, Macmillan Audio is publishing an audiobook edition of three key cases. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021

Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association. The post Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-07 15:41:05 UTC ]
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Google Play Books Expands AI Audiobook Narration

Google Play Books has announced that publishers in six countries can now create, edit, publish, and sell auto-narrated audiobooks on its platform. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Duvall Hecht, who popularized audiobooks as founder of Books on Tape, dies at 91

An enterprising entrepreneur, he spun the tedium of his daily commute into a cottage industry that gave bibliophiles a novel way of experiencing literature. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-02 04:08:56 UTC ]
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PRH Continues Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The programs first went into effect in March of 2020 in response to the Covid-19 crisis, and will have been in force for over two years by the time they expire if they are not extended further. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Auto-narration 'can help close gap' between e-books and audiobooks

Auto-narrated audiobooks will not replace human narration but will help "elevate" text-heavy books and help eliminate the gap between e-books and accompanying audiobooks, says Ani Attamian, head of publishing partnerships for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Google. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 01:45:35 UTC ]
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PRH Once Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The publisher's pro-rated terms and its temporary story time permissions will now run through March, 31, 2022, as the pandemic continues to impact schools and libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth

In 2020, the Audio Publishers Association sales report finds more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the US, up 39 percent over 2019. The post Audio Publishers Association Cites 12-Percent 2020 US Audiobook Revenue Growth appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-01 13:14:36 UTC ]
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PRH Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Under the terms of its program, which PRH began more than a year ago, libraries have the option to license e-books and digital audio for one-year terms at a 50% prorated price as an alternative to the existing two-year term (for e-books) or perpetual access (for digital audio). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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