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Industry News Round-Up: July

July 29, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights Check out the latest and greatest industry news – including audiobook, library, publishing, technology and digital highlights.   Audiobook News The APA has released their annual survey. All in all, continued strong growth in audio, in both units and dollars year over year. In 2014, unit sales were also up 19.5%, nearly […]

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August To-Read Pile

July 9, 2015Colleen Tsironis 0

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Planet Girl by Tommy Greenwald Here’s the fifth title in the award winning (YALSA Amazing Audiobook) Charlie Joe Jackson series.  Perfect for reluctant readers in grades 3-6, these hilarious novels are all narrated by MacLeod Andrews, whose voice reminds me of an older teen.  Charlie’s big dilemma in book five […]

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July To-Read Pile

June 10, 2015Erin Cosyn 0

Historical fiction both charming and gut-wrenching, two very ambitious novels from young writers, and the latest from Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife, combine to make July a month to look forward to.

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Industry News Round-Up: May

June 4, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights Check out the latest and greatest industry news – including audiobook, library, publishing, technology and digital highlights. Blogs The Literate Housewife Jennifer, the editor and blogger at The Literate Housewife won the APA’s Audiobook Blogger of the Year. Check out her audiobook interviews, reviews and more!   Audiobook News June is Audiobook […]

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Industry News Round-Up: April

May 8, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights Check out the latest and greatest industry news – including audiobook, library, publishing, technology and digital highlights.   Audiobook News The Publishers Association shows that sales of audiobooks have doubled in the past five years and British readers spent £10 million on audiobooks last year, a 25% rise from 2013. Macmillan is […]

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Book Review: The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon

April 24, 2015Colleen Tsironis 0

One of my fondest memories as a mom is sitting on the ground, with a boy in my lap, reading through an endless supply of board books.  Before they could speak, my kids would toddle over, book in hand, and just start backing up into my lap. There was always time for another story or six. Bedtime […]

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May To-Read Pile

April 1, 2015Erin Cosyn 0

I Take You by Eliza Kennedy One of Frankfurt 2013’s most buzzed about books is hitting shelves in May. Eliza Kennedy’s debut novel I Take You sold for a high six figures and the 150,000 first print run solidifies the high expectations. A ribald addition to chick lit shelves, one industry insider calls I Take […]

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Industry News Round-Up: March

March 24, 2015Marika Gofman 0

I absolutely love seeing audiobooks being promoted, especially by experts and trusted voices in the industry. Our friends at Macmillan Audio just unveiled Unabridged Access—their audio blog where they will take readers into the studio with narrators, share industry insights and share audiobook recommendations.

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