Do you sometimes feel like you haven’t satisfied your book cravings, even after hours of reading or listening to an audiobook? Sounds like you might need to get into book podcasts!
October marks Black History Month in the UK and we wanted to highlight audiobooks from black British authors - from compelling fiction and non-fiction to books for children and young adults.
You know you can always rely on a great (audio)book to keep you company or help you escape from the world for a bit, and it’s probably fair to say that most of us have needed to do that a few times this year!
Even though there’s always a significant number of crime fiction novels at the top of the book charts, there are still many readers and listeners out there (including myself until recently) that have never explored this expansive genre. Is there a book out there for you that will turn you into a master of murder (the fictional kind of course) or a connoisseur of crime? Of course there is! Here are seven books we think may tempt you into the world of murder mysteries.
Audiobooks are particularly good for immersing yourself in nature stories. Once you've settled down, put your headphones in or your bluetooth speaker on, it can be a very immersive experience. Having the added extra of natural soundscapes in many audiobooks can make it feel like you're almost outside. Just open a window and add a warm breeze!
Here's what audiobooks you'll be listening to this autumn season!
XX is the debut novel by Angela Chadwick. It is the story of a lesbian couple who take part in a groundbreaking clinic trial that enables two women to have a baby together and how the world reacts. It has...
What's even better than getting to know more about your famous celebrity? Having them read it in their own voice!
Our Copyright Manager, Amy Flinders, tells us the new audiobooks we'll be adding to the library this Spring!
Laura Carlin is the bestselling author of The Wicked Cometh, a dark and mysterious tale set against the backdrop of the slums of Georgian London. This is Laura’s debut novel, and it earned her a nomination for the Books Are...