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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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Books for When the Clocks Change: Tales about Time

Books for When the Clocks Change: Tales about Time

This weekend the clocks change, so we picked our favourite books featuring time!

March 26, 2018

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Cass Green Interview

Cass Green Interview

Cass Green is the bestselling author of the psychological thriller books The Woman Next Door and In A Cottage In A Wood. Starting out as a journalist, she is now also a writer in residence for East Barnet School, and teaches Writing for Children at City University. She also writes young adult fiction.

March 19, 2018

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An Interview With An Audiobook Narrator

An Interview With An Audiobook Narrator

How does an audiobook narrator record books? How do they work out character voices? And what does a dog ordering a pizza sound like?

March 14, 2018

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11 Feminist Books for International Women's Day

11 Feminist Books for International Women's Day

On 8th March every year women around the world celebrate International Women's Day. If you're looking for some great feminist books to read to celebrate, then look no further!

March 8, 2018

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How Read for Good Sets Alight the Literary Love

How Read for Good Sets Alight the Literary Love

School children reading to help children in hospital - what could be better? How Read for Good sets alight the literary love, wherever your child may be.

March 5, 2018

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An Interview With Our Copyright Manager

An Interview With Our Copyright Manager

Amy Flinders is the Copyright Manager for Listening Books. She has worked for the charity since 2014. Abigail Jaggers spoke to her about what a copyright manager does, how she chooses what audiobooks to buy for the library, and why there aren't audiobook versions of every book.

February 26, 2018

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Old Slang Expressions that are Hilarious Now

Old Slang Expressions that are Hilarious Now

This doesn't just happen in classics. Authors of historical fiction often use historical slang to make their settings more realistic. Here are some of the best old slang expressions from the past that are inadvertently hilarious now.

February 12, 2018

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