If you've ever listened to an audiobook then chances are you've had someone tell you it's 'cheating' or not 'real' reading. Here's five reasons that's not right.
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.
You know you can always rely on a great (audio)book to keep you company or help you escape from the world for a bit, and it’s probably fair to say that most of us have needed to do that a few times this year!
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.
You've thought about it a lot, and now you want to become an audiobook narrator. Great! But where do you start?
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!
XX is the debut novel by Angela Chadwick. It is the story of a lesbian couple who take part in a groundbreaking clinic trial that enables two women to have a baby together and how the world reacts. It has...
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.
What's even better than getting to know more about your famous celebrity? Having them read it in their own voice!