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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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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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15 Audiobooks to Listen to this Black History Month

15 Audiobooks to Listen to this Black History Month

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.

October 14, 2020

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A Sneak Peak into Our Upcoming New Titles

A Sneak Peak into Our Upcoming New Titles

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!

June 4, 2020

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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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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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7 Amazing Audiobooks featuring LGBT+ Characters

7 Amazing Audiobooks featuring LGBT+ Characters

February is LGBT History Month every year in the UK. In 2020, the theme is Poetry, Prose, and Plays, which celebrates the contribution that LGBT+ writers have made to writing of all kinds, from Sappho to Juno Dawson.

February 19, 2020

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Audiobooks with Multiple Narrators

Audiobooks with Multiple Narrators

When it comes to choosing audiobooks, you can't go wrong with one narrated by multiple narrators! Especially when a book is written from more than one perspective, having multiple narrators helps with immersing yourself in the characters heads. This works particularly well for crime novels, for short stories, and for adapting books that rely on illustrations. But, everything from two character voices to a full cast can help to enhance the story!

January 3, 2020

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10 Audiobooks to Add to Your Library This Autumn

10 Audiobooks to Add to Your Library This Autumn

Here's what audiobooks you'll be listening to this autumn season!

October 14, 2019

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An Interview with T P Fielden

An Interview with T P Fielden

T P Fielden is the author of the Miss Dimont series of mystery novels - including The Riviera Express, Resort to Murder, and A Quarter Past Dead. They are set in the late 1950s, and follow journalist Miss Judy Dimont as she attempts to uncover the truth about murders in the quaint fictional town of Temple Regis in Devon.

September 11, 2019

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