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Sue Moorcroft Interview: Writing, Helicopters and Audiobooks

Sue Moorcroft Interview: Writing, Helicopters and Audiobooks

Sue Moorcroft is a Sunday Times and internationally-bestselling author of contemporary fiction. She has been Vice Chair of the Romantic Novelists' Association, and her books have been shortlisted for Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year Awards. Her 2017 novel, Just for the Holidays, was chosen as the July/August 2018 audiobook for The Listening Books Club.

August 13, 2018

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Recording Audiobooks

5 Things You Might Not Know About Recording Audiobooks

At Listening Books, our library is made up of audiobooks from publishers like Penguin and HarperCollins, as well as audiobooks we record in our studios. So, as well as audiobooks read by celebrities such as Stephen Fry, we also work with narrators who volunteer their time. If you've borrowed a Horrible Histories audiobook from our library, or swotted up before an exam with a York Notes A Level guide, then it was most likely made in our studios.

July 31, 2018

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World Cup Books: From Fever Pitch to Foxes

World Cup Books: From Fever Pitch to Foxes

From all the facts about World Cup history, to a family of foxes that love football, we've got you covered. Want to know why the atmosphere of the World Cup is so different? Try A History of the World Cup. Or what it's like to be a national football icon? Listen to Bobby Moore, which was written by his wife, Tina Moore. They're all here in this list of World Cup books.

July 3, 2018

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9 Great Audiobooks to Add to your Summer Reading List!

9 Great Audiobooks to Add to your Summer Reading List!

The summer is finally upon us! It's time to slather on the sunscreen and settle down for some serious summer listening. Whether you're jetting off to an exotic island, or making the most of the British summertime, we've got some fabulous new audiobooks to see you through to the end of the season.

June 18, 2018

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Migraines, Audiobooks and Me

Migraines, Audiobooks and Me

Audiobooks are a great way to experience stories. Listening Books member Colleen tells us how she started enjoying them after reading print became difficult.

May 29, 2018

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Sally Green Interview: Half Bad, The Smoke Thieves, audiobooks and more!

Sally Green Interview: Half Bad, The Smoke Thieves, audiobooks and more!

Sally Green is the bestselling author of the Half Bad trilogy, where witches and humans live alongside each other. The Smoke Thieves is the first book in her new historical fantasy trilogy, which was published in May 2018.

May 21, 2018

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Reading More Widely-and Playfully-With Reading Challenges

Reading More Widely-and Playfully-With Reading Challenges

Jessica Stone presents Dear Reader for Canterbury's Community and Student Radio. In her spare time, she also volunteers for Listening Books. She tells us why she does reading challenges!

May 8, 2018

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Five Books About Royalty To Read Right Now

Five Books About Royalty To Read Right Now

If you've seen the news at all recently, you might be aware that there's been a lot of royal stories about! The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is less than a month away, and then the birth of Prince Louis stole the headlines.  All in all, interest in the royal family is at a high. If you're just as obsessed as we are, check out our five picks of books about royalty below.

April 30, 2018

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An Interview with Ruth Hogan

An Interview with Ruth Hogan

Ruth Hogan is the bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things. The book was published in 2017 and was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick the same year. Recently, she spoke to Abigail Jaggers about being a method writer, listening to audiobooks, and her new book The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes.

April 16, 2018

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How An Audiobook Charity Changed My Life

How An Audiobook Charity Changed My Life

Audiobooks have a powerful impact for people less able to read or hold a book. Here, Listening Books member Margaret* tells us how they have changed her life.

April 9, 2018

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