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7 Books That Will Convert You to Murder Mysteries

7 Books That Will Convert You to Murder Mysteries

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.

April 29, 2020

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9 of the Best Audiobooks About the Natural World

9 of the Best Audiobooks About the Natural World

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!

March 31, 2020

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Books To Read Before You See the 2020 Screen Adaptation

Books To Read Before You See the 2020 Screen Adaptation

If you've seen the release schedule for this years upcoming films and TV shows then you'll know that there are so many great books being adapted! It's almost hard to know where to start! But, whether you're a person who thinks the book is better than the film, or a person who just likes to know what's going to happen, there's loads of great reasons to read the book before you see the 2020 screen adaptation.

March 1, 2020

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10 of the Best Audiobooks of 2019

10 of the Best Audiobooks of 2019

A great audiobook is always a combination of different things: a riveting story, excellent writing, and the best narration. The perfect mixture elevates an audiobook so it's hard to stop listening. But with so many audiobooks published every year, how can you find the ones that are must-listens? We've collected a list of 10 of the best audiobooks of 2019, from multi-cast to read by the author. If you're looking for entertainment throughout the festive season, then look no further!

December 11, 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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Robyn Hollingworth Interview: My Mad Dad

Robyn Hollingworth Interview: My Mad Dad

Robyn Hollingworth is the bestselling author of My Mad Dad, her memoir of caring for her father after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's. At 25 she was working as a fashion merchandiser/buyer in London, but took a sabbatical to move back to Wales to care for him.

February 18, 2019

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Why The Archers Needs More Disabled Characters

Why The Archers Needs More Disabled Characters

This article was written by Katherine Runswick-Cole, a senior research fellow at Manchester Metropolitan University. It was originally published on The Conversation.

September 17, 2018

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Audiobook Recommendations Based on Your Favourite Netflix Original

Audiobook Recommendations Based on Your Favourite Netflix Original

Doesn't everyone love binge-watching a show or three on Netflix? There's something addictive about watching all the episodes of a show at once. Thankfully, GQ have called audiobooks the new Netflix! They celebrate original storytelling in the same way Netflix does. Plus, you can stream them online and access them on-the-go. So, whatever your favourite show on the streaming platform is, try these audiobook recommendations to help you relive it!

January 29, 2018

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AudioFile Magazine's Best Nonfiction and Culture Audiobooks 2017

AudioFile Magazine's Best Nonfiction and Culture Audiobooks 2017

For anyone that's ever listened to a podcast, you'll know that nonfiction is a great genre to get between your ears. For everyone else, trust us: nonfiction is the best genre to try when starting out with audiobooks.

December 11, 2017

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Why Do We Like Scary Stories So Much?

Why Do We Like Scary Stories So Much?

For every heart-breaking novel or laugh-out-loud comedy, there are stories that scare us silly. They are the ones that stay with us, or that we scare our friends with. No matter how many times we read them, they frighten us over and over again. So why do we like scary stories so much?

October 23, 2017

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