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PressReader: What's it All About?

PressReader: What's it All About?

Earlier this year, Listening Books partnered with PressReader, who provide virtual access to newspapers and magazines in audio form. PressReader feature UK newspaper publications from The Guardian to The Telegraph, and magazines such as Forbes, Variety and Vogue. Thanks to PressReader, members of Listening Books can access thousands of newspapers and magazines publications in their original languages, all available to listen to online! To find out a bit more about the service, we recently caught up with Senior Area Manager James Fairbotham, who oversees PressReader’s Libraries division in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

October 12, 2021

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Recording an Audiobook During Lockdown - Part Two!

Recording an Audiobook During Lockdown - Part Two!

Is it possible to record an audiobook remotely during covid lockdown? We find out!

September 9, 2021

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Recording an Audiobook During Lockdown - Part One!

Recording an Audiobook During Lockdown - Part One!

We thought it'd be relatively simple to record audiobooks from home during lockdown. How wrong we were.

July 15, 2021

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The Benefits of Audiobooks - An Interview with Emily Best

The Benefits of Audiobooks - An Interview with Emily Best

Recently, we spoke to Emily Best from the National Literacy Trust about their recent research into the benefits of audiobooks, listening during lockdown, and the benefits of reading for wellbeing!

July 2, 2021

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Lit Podcasts You Need to Listen To`

Lit Podcasts You Need to Listen To`

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!

March 12, 2021

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Can't Concentrate on Reading? Try Audiobooks

Can't Concentrate on Reading? Try Audiobooks

Lockdown has made concentrating on reading books difficult for lots of us. But there is a solution - listening to audiobooks!

February 15, 2021

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Love Sea Shanties? You'll Love These Nautical Books

Love Sea Shanties? You'll Love These Nautical Books

The humble sea shanty has been having a moment on social media in 2021. We've put together a list of books featuring pirates, ships and more if you're in a nautical mood!

January 20, 2021

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Books to Read After Watching Bridgerton

Books to Read After Watching Bridgerton

I binged Netflix's recent series, Bridgerton, as fast as I could. If you did the same then check out these books to read after!

January 8, 2021

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Catch Your Death: Wintery Crime Reads

Catch Your Death: Wintery Crime Reads

Have you read Murder on the Orient Express more times than you can count? We've put together a list of great wintery crime reads that you can turn to when you want a snowy setting for your murder mystery!

November 30, 2020

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The Best Food in Fiction

The Best Food in Fiction

What food in fiction makes you hungry? From peaches to cake to full meals, here's a list of the best food descriptions in books!

November 18, 2020

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