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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Where to Find the Best Audiobook Reviews Online

One audiobook listener scoured the internet and came up with this list of the best websites offering good audiobook reviews. Continue reading at Book Riot

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HarperCollins snaps up 'game-changing' spy series

HarperCollins has signed a two-book deal with spy fiction writer Charles Cumming.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yellow Kite picks up 'game-changing' Booze Control book

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Audiobooks, inclusivity and #MeToo ... how books changed in 2018

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OWN IT! to publish ‘game-changing’ football psychology book

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