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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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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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Industry News Round-Up: February

February 27, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Industry News Highlights: This is an exciting time of year for bibliophiles – by now you must know that Harper Lee is releasing a sequel to her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Plus, Oprah has selected her new book club title, Ruby. Between ALA Mid-winter, the Youth Media award-winners, Grammy Spoken Word winners (not surprisingly, […]

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2015 Industry Predictions

January 28, 2015Marika Gofman 0

I’ve always thought the best and most exciting part of entering a new year is not reflecting on the past year, but setting goals and looking forward to the upcoming year. These are our publishing, data, audio and digital industry predictions for 2015.   Publishing: In case you haven’t heard, Mark Zuckerberg started a book […]

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Best of 2014: Narration

January 2, 2015Marika Gofman 0

Something that has always drawn me to the audio format is the intimacy of storytelling. Whether an author is sharing their own personal memories or a narrator takes on the persona of someone else, there is nothing quite like listening to someone share their story with you. These are some of our favorite books that […]

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Best of 2014: Non-Fiction

December 30, 2014Marika Gofman 0

Whether you are a first time audiobook listener or an avid reader, you definitely don’t want to miss out on these great non-fiction reads! Though categories like science, politics & current affairs and history tend to be overlooked, this year brought so many titles to readers, including books that inspired deeper thinking to easy-to-read memoirs […]

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Best of 2014: Kids & Teens

December 26, 2014Marika Gofman 0

I was so thrilled to see more contemporary teen and kids fiction than in years’ past. There’s nothing I love more than books that talk about real and relevant issues through relatable characters. Another trend we saw in publishing is adult books being adapted for a younger audience. We loved the variety of options – […]

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Best of 2014: Fiction

December 23, 2014Marika Gofman 0

2014 was an amazing year for publishing! Every year the quality of books and narration becomes increasingly better – it’s so difficult to choose my favorites in audio from this past year, but this is my attempt to do so. These are some of our favorites in general fiction, mystery and sci-fi and fantasy. What […]

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