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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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New Audiobooks to our Library this Spring 2019

New Audiobooks to our Library this Spring 2019

Our Copyright Manager, Amy Flinders, tells us the new audiobooks we'll be adding to the library this Spring!

April 23, 2019

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What is proof listening? Our audiobook producer reveals all the secrets!

What is proof listening? Our audiobook producer reveals all the secrets!

You’ve probably heard of an editor, or a subeditor. These are the people who read book manuscripts before they are published to make sure there are no spelling mistakes or grammatical errors. But what about audiobooks? This is where proof...

April 1, 2019

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Laura Carlin interview: The Wicked Cometh

Laura Carlin interview: The Wicked Cometh

Laura Carlin is the bestselling author of The Wicked Cometh, a dark and mysterious tale set against the backdrop of the slums of Georgian London. This is Laura’s debut novel, and it earned her a nomination for the Books Are...

March 18, 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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Amy Lloyd Interview: The Innocent Wife & One More Lie

Amy Lloyd Interview: The Innocent Wife & One More Lie

Amy Lloyd is the bestselling author of two novels. Her debut, The Innocent Wife, was published after she won the Daily Mail Bestseller Competition in 2016. It went on to become a Sunday Times bestseller, and was a 2018 Richard and Judy Book Club pick. Her second book, One More Lie, was published as an ebook in February 2019, and will be available as a hardback and audiobook in April.

February 6, 2019

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5 Things You May Not Know About Podcasts (And Our Podcast Specifically!)

5 Things You May Not Know About Podcasts (And Our Podcast Specifically!)

Podcasts are having a moment. There's been a massive increase in listeners over the past few years. Since the unprecedented success of Serial in 2014 sparking the fascination with true crime, podcasts have only grown. In 2018, Listening Books created their own podcast, Voluminous, all about reading and audiobooks.

January 28, 2019

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The Best Audiobooks of 2018

The Best Audiobooks of 2018

There are some audiobooks that are just enjoyable. And then there are some that capture your imagination, thrill you, or change your outlook. The perfect combination of story and narrator. The thrill of a well-placed sound effect. These things can set an audiobook above the rest. We've chosen our favourites, what we think are the best audiobooks of 2018, so you can catch up on what you've missed, or revisit them.

December 20, 2018

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A Poem For The OverDrive Sleep Timer

A Poem For The OverDrive Sleep Timer

Have you ever tried to get to sleep and found it impossible? Listening Books audio producer Nik de Garis has written a poem all about this problem, and the solution - the OverDrive sleep timer!

December 3, 2018

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Simon Lelic Interview: The House

Simon Lelic Interview: The House

Simon Lelic is the bestselling author of five books, including The House and his latest release, The Liar's Room. Before starting to write novels he studied history and previously worked as a journalist. He lived in London for several years before moving down to Brighton with his wife and three children. The House was chosen for the Radio 2 Book Club in November 2017.

November 19, 2018

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