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!
We’ll soon be adding lots of new titles to both our online and CD catalogues - some that are at the top of the book’s charts, some by brilliant debut authors and some that have been requested by Listening Books’ members. We know that you might be craving new audiobooks more than usual at the moment (we know we are!), so here’s a little taste of what’s coming to our catalogue very soon!
A good story will take you on a journey and immerse you in its world. A good scary story will do those things and frighten you silly!
What's even better than getting to know more about your famous celebrity? Having them read it in their own voice!
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!
Despite this, some of the best films and TV shows are based on books. From Pride and Prejudice to The Handmaid's Tale, books can be a great source of inspiration. There are some amazing adaptations due to be released this year! Whether you like fantasy, historical fiction, true crime or period drama, there's sure to be one for you. So check out this list of books to read before the 2018 screen adaptation is released. And don't forget - reading includes audiobooks too!
The podcast industry has grown exponentially in recent years, with recommendations for new podcasts as common as tips for restaurants and shows on Netflix. But what do experts listen to? The Conversation asked eight authors from across their sections to tell us about their favourite podcasts – and why you should tune in.
For fans of audio fiction, 2017 promises to be a year of significant change as major players from the world of publishing, broadcasting and technology move into the field. The big change over the past few years has been the development of radio as “podcasting” – audio files that can be downloaded and consumed at the listener’s leisure. This has revolutionised the formerly staid world of radio – especially in the field of drama.
Watching a great period drama is one of my favourite ways to unwind. I’ve seen almost all of them – from Shakespearean drama to Life on Mars. Whether it’s pure fiction or based on real historical events, I love escaping into another time period for a bit. The only downside is the inevitable period drama hangover: that horrible time after its finished when all I want to do is jump back into that world again. Thankfully, that’s where books come in!
It's common knowledge that many of today's biggest television series were inspired by or based on books. Some came from bestsellers, others from lesser known titles. In a lot of cases, it has been the TV successes that have pushed the stories into popular culture, but this shouldn't take anything away from the books!