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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...

2014-03-24 23:26:46

Several top Viva Editions books are now available as audiobooks. (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 People are looking for new ways to experience and "read" books. Once only created for the reading-impaired, audiobooks have now become extremely popular with commuters and people who don't have time to sit down and read. Viva Editions is proud to announce the release of several of our bestselling print books as audiobooks. Help! My Baby Came Without Instructions By Blythe Lipman,...

2014-02-28 08:25:29

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Victoria Nolan, a former Paralympic rower on Team Canada, launched her first book, an autobiography titled Beyond Vision, on Thursday, February 27, 2014. Nolan was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that causes slow, progressive loss of vision at the age of 18. Though her diagnosis devastated her, it also provided a lot of insight: it explained why she always felt a little uncomfortable in crowds, why she didn't like speaking in...

2014-02-28 08:23:36

New additions bring AudiobooksNow's offerings to over 30,000 titles, including Christian and inspirational recordings from Oasis Audio VIENNA, Va., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AudiobooksNow has added over 1,000 Oasis Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service. Oasis Audio publishes more Christian and inspirational titles than any other audiobook publisher in the US. Oasis Audio's mission is to publish content that uplifts, inspires and encourages positive...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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