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2014-08-14 23:09:07

To celebrate the release of "Symptoms of Death" and "Angel in My Arms" on Google Play, Siren Audio Studios is sponsoring several contests to give away free copies of the book. Hosted on Goodreads, entries for "Symptoms of Death" will be accepted until midnight August 15th, and "Angel in My Arms" until midnight August 21st. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Most people think of audiobooks as a single reader narrating a book word for word in...

2014-08-04 23:04:03

In the five years to 2019, rising disposable income and decreasing leisure time will support revenue growth as the rate of product penetration slows and new entrants continue to enter the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Audiobook Publishing industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 In recent years, audiobook publishers have benefited significantly from rising digital sales, as...

2014-07-21 23:10:38

Gloria Teague, award winning author selected Rebecca Horton as the voice of her memoirs as a child in Tennessee. This is a charming account—funny, sad and enthralling—of life in the 60s. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Rebecca Horton is a voice actor who has provided the lively personalities of Gloria Teague's short stories set in Appalachia—a world before cellphones, computers, and television for the most part. The stories will capture your imagination as well as your heart! Ms. Horton...

2014-06-10 23:08:11

Book discovery service Discount Books Daily announces advertiser opportunities to publishers amid strong subscriber growth. Tarpon Springs, FL (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Discount Books Daily, a book discovery service, announced today they are offering advertising opportunities to a select group of book authors. The company offers a free email subscription service that promotes deeply discounted ebook, audiobook and paperback book deals. Their members receive customized, clutter-free daily...

2014-06-05 08:29:17

TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The TD Summer Reading Club through the CNIB Library for children with print disabilities launched this week. Ten per cent of Canadians have disabilities that prevent them from reading traditional print (this includes visual, physical and learning disabilities), and over 550,000 of these readers are children. CNIB's partnership with the TD Summer Reading Club helps ensure these kids have the chance cultivate their love of reading in an encouraging,...

2014-06-04 08:27:34

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's now easier than ever before for self-published authors to turn their novels in audiobooks thanks to the launch this week of Voice Talent for Audiobooks website powered by The Voice Realm. The website connects professional voice actors and authors to streamline the process. In what used to be a long drawn out and expensive task, now takes a much shorter amount of time thanks to the digital casting technology exclusive to The Voice Realm, one...

2014-05-27 12:27:53

Ahead of BEA 2014, category-creating service shares plan to add eBooks this year to more than 170,000 titles in music, movies, TV shows and audiobooks HOLLAND, Ohio, May. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years of providing physical editions of movies, television shows, music albums, and more recently, audiobooks, Midwest Tape today announced that eBooks will be added to its hoopla digital platform later this year. hoopla digital currently offers participating libraries and their...

2014-05-20 23:15:02

Popular xkcd.com webcomic author Randall Munroe teams up with Blackstone Audio, Inc., to produce and publish the exclusive audio format of his highly anticipated book “What If?” Ashland, OR (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Blackstone Audio will release the exclusive audio format of Randall Munroe’s highly anticipated book “What If?” simultaneously with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s hardcover version on September 2, 2014. It will be available on audio at Blackstone Audio’s retail site...

2014-05-08 23:07:57

Readers’ Advisory Service Improves the Functionality to Make Finding Books and Audiobooks Easier IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 NoveList® has expanded its readers’ advisory resources by including new tools for listeners’ advisory. NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services, will now offer audiobook recommendations through NoveList Plus®, and has also enhanced the user interfaces of all of its products. NoveList is a trusted source for recommendations and...

2014-04-02 08:28:17

The addition of Scholastic Audio adds popular children's and young adult titles to AudiobooksNow VIENNA, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AudiobooksNow has added Scholastic Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service. Scholastic Audio is the audio book business of Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books in the world and a leader in educational technology and children's media, and the most recent audiobook publisher to...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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