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7 Inexpensive Gifts For Audiobook Lovers

7 Inexpensive Gifts For Audiobook Lovers

Christmas presents for audiobook lovers can be hard to find without spending a pretty penny on some high-tech headphones or speakers. This year, though, we’ve done the gift-hunting for you! Allow us to present (no pun intended) our list of thoughtful and creative gifts that the audiobook addict in your life will love - all available for £20 or less! So grab a mince pie, relax, and read on…

December 8, 2021

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Author Interview: Christopher Paolini Discusses Eragon, Inheritance and his exploration of Sci-Fi

Author Interview: Christopher Paolini Discusses Eragon, Inheritance and his exploration of Sci-Fi

Christopher Paolini is one of the biggest living fantasy authors, having shot to fame with Eragon and The Inheritance Cycle. We interviewed him back in 2015, when he was working on his next great epic, To Sleep in a Sea of Stars. To celebrate the book's paperback release, we decided to revisit our conversation with this brilliant author.

November 4, 2021

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PressReader: What's it All About?

PressReader: What's it All About?

Many of you will know by now that Listening Books members have access to PressReader: a service which provides audio access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from across the world. But how does it work, and what exactly does it have to offer? In this blog post, James from PressReader answers all your questions and more.

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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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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