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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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The Proof is in the Audio: How Proof Listeners Make Sure the Audiobook Matches the Print

Have you ever wondered who's responsible for making sure an audiobook matches the print? It's proof listeners! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-04-01 10:37:00 UTC ]
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6 Audiobooks for Your LGBTQ+ Book Club

These audiobooks for your LGBTQ+ book club are tested and recommended by one member of a queer South Carolina book club. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-23 11:30:00 UTC ]
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ACE makes £152,000 grant for library e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) is awarding £152,000 to help public libraries buy e-books and digital audio products after demand soared during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:35:36 UTC ]
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Audio Book Recommendation: Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Nikki Giovanni’s slightly raspy, slightly sibilant voice draws listeners into Make Me Rain,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-27 11:56:49 UTC ]
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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
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As Covid-19 Cases Surge, PRH Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries, Schools

Penguin Random House executives this week confirmed that the publisher is extending its "temporary" digital license terms for e-books and digital audio in libraries and schools through March 31, 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The National Book Award 5 Under 35 Honorees on Audio

Listen to the audiobooks by this year's National Book Award 5 Under 35 honorees, all of which are women of color! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-03 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Nielsen Book Releases Australian Audiobook Consumer Research

What's reported to be the first study of audiobook consumer behavior in Australia points to a new, young audience for the format. The post Nielsen Book Releases Australian Audiobook Consumer Research appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-08 19:52:16 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

Terms of sale first enacted in March to help librarians during the Covid-19 crisis will now run through the end of the year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Do You Translate a Comic Book Into Audio? Ask Neil Gaiman

In a new audio production, James McAvoy, Michael Sheen and a full cast give voice to “The Sandman.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-15 15:00:03 UTC ]
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PRH Audio to release audiobook anthology for mindful living in lockdown

Penguin Random House Audio is bringing together wellbeing experts, including fitness author Chloe Madeley and performance coach Sara Milne Rowe, in a new audio anthology, The Here and Now. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 10:56:54 UTC ]
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E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 02:30:27 UTC ]
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ACE gives libraries £151k for e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £151,000 investment into library services to buy e-books and digital audio products. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 23:20:53 UTC ]
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Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

There is already a decent amount of free books for kids available online, and now there has been a recent expansion of available resources. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-01 10:38:43 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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6 Audiobook Narrators I Need to Record More Books ASAP

Here are six narrators, who, as of this writing, have each recorded less than five audiobooks. This reader can't wait to listen to them again. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-17 11:32:05 UTC ]
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Settlement agreed upon in audio book captions lawsuit

Book publishers and the leading audio book producer-distributor have agreed to a settlement in their copyright lawsuit Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-01-14 18:03:19 UTC ]
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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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