Audiobooks Transcend Format—and Help Me Transcend My Habits

How one listener's experience with a graphic novel on audio changed her perspective on audiobooks -- and her own reading life. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-23 10:40:52 UTC ]
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Shifting Audiobook Habits for Mindfulness

A reader comes to terms with the role audiobooks play in her ability to be more mindful for the sake of her mental health, and considers reading life solutions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-01 10:41:46 UTC ]
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Chirp Audiobooks Review: Does Chirp Change the Audiobook Game?

What is Chirp? How does it differ from other services like Audible? And, is it worth getting? Learn more in our Chirp audiobooks review! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-13 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Star names feature on multi-format storytelling platform Alexander

A multi-format storytelling platform, featuring the work of authors including Colum McCann and Chigozie Obioma, and audio performers including Helena Bonham-Carter and David Tennant, has launched this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 20:07:03 UTC ]
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Corduner to narrate audiobook of human rights lawyer's Parting Words

Sphere has announced that actor Allan Corduner will narrate the audiobook of Parting Words by 100-year-old human rights lawyer Benjamin Ferencz.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 03:14:54 UTC ]
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Just-right stories: The four best audiobooks of November 2020

In the mood for bite-sized entertainment? Essays about nature and outstanding short stories make for deep but quick listening this month. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-11-24 20:14:50 UTC ]
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Just-right stories: The four best audiobooks of November 2020

In the mood for bite-sized entertainment? Essays about nature and outstanding short stories make for deep but quick listening this month. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-11-24 20:14:50 UTC ]
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Danger and Depth in Literary Thrillers: This Month’s Audiobook Recommendations

“A spoonful of honey makes the medicine go down,” says S. A. Cosby on the appeal of thrillers. The medicine he’s referring to is themes like racism, poverty, and income inequality woven throughout his debut novel, Blacktop Wasteland. “It’s easier to talk about those things,” Cosby says, “if... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 09:48:50 UTC ]
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Best audiobooks of 2020

“Memorial Drive,” by Natasha Trethewey, and “Shuggie Bain,” by Douglas Stuart are among our top picks. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-19 13:30:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown drives 'explosive' online sales across formats, says BookStat's Abbassi

The past six months have seen “explosive” online sales with print books up by 45%, e-books by 30% and audio increasing 28%, according to figures from Bookstat c.e.o. Paul Abbassi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:00:03 UTC ]
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Ken Follett’s latest epic is among the best audiobooks this month

Set aside 24 hours to listen to Follett’s prequel. Other great new audiobooks: “Shuggie Bain” and “His Only Wife.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-17 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Booming audiobook market can accommodate new entrants, Bar-Kar tells FutureBook

The audiobook sector's boom means it will be able to accommodate Spotify's move into the market but publishers are still only just realising the sector's potential, Bookwire's Videl Bar-Kar has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 19:16:13 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter adds to her resumé with 'Hair Love' audiobook narration

Blue Ivy Carter, the 8-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z, narrates the audiobook adaptation of Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-winning "Hair Love." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-09 19:42:28 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter is narrating the audiobook adaptation of the short film Hair Love.

Do you feel old yet? If the answer is yes, then join the club! Today, director and author Matthew A. Cherry announced via Twitter that Blue Ivy Carter (that’s right: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s eight-year-old daughter) is the narrator of the audiobook adaptation of his 2019 animated short film Hair... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-09 18:06:17 UTC ]
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Miriam Margoyles to voice Bruton's latest audiobook

Miriam Margoyles is to narrate the audiobook of Catherine Bruton's latest middle-grade novel, Another Twist in the Tale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 15:31:19 UTC ]
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Rachel Cusk’s Outline trilogy is getting the perfect audiobook narrator.

Yes, it’s Kristin Scott Thomas, our most recent Mrs. Danvers and our forever Fiona. Can’t you just imagine her as the narrator of Cusk’s cool-toned autofictions? The best part is, she got the gig because she’s a fan. “Faber heard that I was a Rachel Cusk fan so I was thrilled when they asked me... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 15:18:37 UTC ]
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Samantha Bond to play the Queen in Windsor Knot audiobook

Samantha Bond will narrate the audiobook of S J Bennett’s novel, The Windsor Knot.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-21 13:14:02 UTC ]
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In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’

A new look at German consumers' responses to a survey was reported during a week in which Frankfurter Buchmesse 'lived' on screens. The post In Germany: Audiobooks, Ebooks, and the ‘Battle for Attention’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-20 16:21:29 UTC ]
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In Conversation with Actress and Audiobook Narrator Yetide Badaki

Nigerian-American writer, producer, and actress Yetide Badaki, well known for acting in the TV series This Is Us and American Gods, comes from a family of storytellers. She recalls sitting by the fire as a youth and listening to her elders. “Storytelling is such a part of just being,” she says.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-20 08:48:10 UTC ]
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