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Publishers See More Good Times Ahead for Audiobooks

The audiobooks story of the year in 2016 was—again—the continued strong sales growth of the digital audio market, and many audio publishers expect to see more gains in 2017. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 audiobooks from around the world

We travel the globe this month with tales from Canada, New York City, Somalia, and the old West. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Audiobooks of 2016

In 2016, our team of audiobook reviewers listened to more than 250 titles. Here are our favorites. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime dominates Audible's 2016 audiobook charts

Crime and thrillers were Audible's most popular audiobooks in the UK in 2016, Amazon has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turning Up the Volume on Audiobooks in Canada

A BookNet Canada study reveals growing sales and library circulation of audiobooks, but consumers are having some problems finding the audiobooks they want. The post Turning Up the Volume on Audiobooks in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks in Production, December 2016

Bruce Springsteen narrates his memoir, Arianna Huffington records a parody book for adults, Cheech Marin hits the booth for his memoir, among other audiobook developments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Golden Headsets: Audiobooks’ Growth Is Music to Publishers’ Ears

Previewing the audiobook track at the FutureBook conference, we look at sales statistics and predictions from Michele Cobb at the Audio Publishers Association. The post Golden Headsets: Audiobooks’ Growth Is Music to Publishers’ Ears appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 audiobooks for fall

A Shakespeare retelling, a dramatic nonfiction story from Mali, and two celebrity chef memoirs are among the season's new audiobook releases. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market

Russia's Eksmo-owned LitRes announces its goal to boost its current 7,000 audiobooks on offer to 50,000 of them—in five years. The post LitRes Chief Has Goal of Dominating Russian Audiobook Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks: from the margins to the mainstream

Previously pigeonholed as the preserve of children and those with visual impairments, audiobooks’ popularity has surged since being freed from the time constraints of physical audio formats. Strathmore Publishing founder Nicholas Jones reflects on the changes to the market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks Update: September 2016

Megyn Kelly prepares to record the audiobook edition of 'Settle for More,' a 'Twin Peaks' revival at Macmillan, and more in this month's audiobook news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eMusic Launches Audiobook Subscription Service

TriPlay CEO Tamir Koch hopes eStories will attact audiobook consumers through low prices and more device choices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eMusic Relaunches Audiobook Service as eStories

The digital music subscription service that launched in the late '90s is rebranding and relaunching its audiobook program under the new name eStories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Look at Audiobooks in Production: July 2016

Paul Giamatti narrates Stephen King, 'Inside Amy Schumer' writer Jessi Klein records the audio edition of her new memoir, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobooks in Production: June 2016

The final installment in the How to Train Your Dragons series and the latest from Delia Ephron are among the projects getting an audio adaptation currently. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Bet on Hot Audiobook Market

The thriving digital audiobook market is adding to small and medium-sized publishers' bottom lines. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Move to Cash In On Digital Audiobook Boom

With sales of digital audiobooks soaring, publishers are racing to produce more titles and find innovative new marketing methods. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audiobook sales soar 20% in US

Audiobook sales rose 20% in the US last year, according to the Audio Publishers Association. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Can Libro.fm Turn Digital Audiobooks into a Revenue Stream for Indies?

The Seattle start-up, which just launched its platform, wants to be the go-to digital audiobook site for indies. Even with the support of the Big Five, it's still not clear how much of a difference it will make for its 85 partner bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookBeat sounds out UK audiobook market

Swedish audiobook business BookBeat, part of Bonnier Books, could launch in the UK ahead of Storytel, Sweden's largest audiobook business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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