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Get to Know the Brains Behind Brain or Shine!

Get to Know the Brains Behind Brain or Shine!

Founder of Brain or Shine, Mark Kennedy, writes about his experience living with a brain injury and how audiobooks can help!

May 21, 2024

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Short Audiobooks to Listen to This Month

Short Audiobooks to Listen to This Month

Maybe you've come across this list because you've made a resolution to read a certain number of books this year, and now that number is seeming a bit daunting. But there are many other reasons to try short audiobooks! They are perfect for listening to while going for a walk, doing household chores, or just spending an afternoon on the sofa. Also, February is the shortest month of the year - what better time to listen to short audiobooks?

January 29, 2020

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Audiobooks with Multiple Narrators

Audiobooks with Multiple Narrators

When it comes to choosing audiobooks, you can't go wrong with one narrated by multiple narrators! Especially when a book is written from more than one perspective, having multiple narrators helps with immersing yourself in the characters heads. This works particularly well for crime novels, for short stories, and for adapting books that rely on illustrations. But, everything from two character voices to a full cast can help to enhance the story!

January 3, 2020

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10 Audiobooks to Add to Your Library This Autumn

10 Audiobooks to Add to Your Library This Autumn

Here's what audiobooks you'll be listening to this autumn season!

October 14, 2019

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23 Celebrity Autobiographies Read by the Author

23 Celebrity Autobiographies Read by the Author

What's even better than getting to know more about your famous celebrity? Having them read it in their own voice!

June 14, 2019

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An Interview With Our Copyright Manager

An Interview With Our Copyright Manager

Amy Flinders is the Copyright Manager for Listening Books. She has worked for the charity since 2014. Abigail Jaggers spoke to her about what a copyright manager does, how she chooses what audiobooks to buy for the library, and why there aren't audiobook versions of every book.

February 26, 2018

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Christopher Robin: The Boy Behind the Book

Christopher Robin: The Boy Behind the Book

The character was based on the real son of A A Milne, Christopher Robin Milne.  However, as he grew up, he started to hate his portrayal in the Winnie the Pooh books and resent his father.

August 21, 2017

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National School Sport Week: Book Recommendations

National School Sport Week: Book Recommendations

This week is National School Sport Week. It's here to encourage school children to participate more in PE and sport. Sometimes we can all do with a little inspiration to get involved with sport, so we've picked out some books for a variety of ages to get you sweating... or thinking about sweating at least!

June 20, 2016

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