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War Crimes audiobook version confirmed

News from Joystiq: by Anne Stickney Mar 30th 2014 at 6:00PM Some people like the feel of paper in their hands, some like e-readers for ease of storage, and some people really like to listen to the books they love. One of the most frequently asked questions surrounding any Warcraft novel’s release is whether or not an audiobook version of the novel will be available to those that like to listen to their reading material. In most cases, that information isn’t readily available before the book is published in print and e-reader formats. However, it appears that War Crimes, the newest novel from Christie Golden, already has an audiobook version of the novel planned — an entry for the audiobook edition has been found on >>> Read the full article Related News: News from … Read entire article »

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Listen to the first 5 minutes of the ‘Veronica Mars’ audiobook

News from Hypable: Share on Tumblr >>> Read the full article Related News: News from The Courier Life News: I have listened to audio books ever since the library system started lending them. It’s to the point that I can hardly walk anywhere without some book to listen to. Audio book formats have changed from cassette to CD and MP3 (brand name Playaways) to downloadable to a digital device. Regardless of numerous formats, it is the book and the reader that make the experience great or mediocre. My tastes run from mysteries in a series (Stephanie Plum, “The Cat Who,” Temperance Brennan mysteries) to romances and thrillers and sometimes nonfiction. In the nonfiction it is usually humor (early Dennis Miller, P.J. O’Rourke, and Dave Barry) or biographies. Either way those read by the author are often the … Read entire article »

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Listen to Kristen Bell read the Veronica Mars audiobook

News from The Week Magazine: Finished with the Veronica Mars movie, and unsure where to get your next fix? Series creator Rob Thomas has the perfect answer: The audiobook version of the new Veronica Mars novel The Thousand Dollar Tan Line, which is read by none other than Kristen Bell. In an email to Veronica Mars‘ Kickstarter backers, Thomas teased that the novel — which takes place after the events of the movie — includes the return of “another important character from Veronica’s life” who wasn’t in the movie. He also revealed that Bell voices all the characters in the audiobook version, giving fans the chance to hear her version of characters like Weevil Navarro and Cliff McCormack. If you’d rather read The Thousand Dollar Tan Line the old-fashioned way, it’s officially available … Read entire article »

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Humble Bundle Releasing Doctorow Audiobook

News from Publishers Weekly: Humble Bundle, the online venture that distributes bundles of digital content for a price decided by the consumer, is releasing its third bundle of e-books, with titles from such authors as Scott Westerfield, Steven Gould and Yahtzee Croshaw. In addition, novelist Cory Doctorow has personally financed a DRM-free audiobook of his novel Homeland—read by actor Wil Wheaton—that will be included in the bundle. Humble e-book Bundle 3 will include Homeland, an exclusive self-published audiobook by Cory Doctorow (and narrated by Wil Wheaton); Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (S&S); Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black (S&S), Jumper by Steven Gould (digitalNoir); The Happiest Days of our Lives by Wil Wheaton (Monolith Press); Mogworld by Yahtzee Croshaw (Dark Horse); and Zombies Versus Unicorns: An Anthology, edited By Holly Black … Read entire article »

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Homeland audiobook: Wil Wheaton explains how Little Brother and Homeland …

News from Boing Boing: Cory Doctorow at 7:00 am Fri, Mar 21, 2014 >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Boing Boing: Cory Doctorow at 7:00 am Thu, Mar 20, 2014 continues on Boing Boing >>> Read the full article … Read entire article »

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HOMELAND audiobook, read by Wil Wheaton, DRM-free, in the new Humble …

News from Boing Boing: For the past two months, I’ve been working on a secret project to produce an independent audiobook adaptation of my bestselling novel Homeland, read by Wil Wheaton, one of my favorite audiobook voice-actors (and a hell of a great guy, besides!). The audiobook is out as of today, and I’m proud to say that for the next two weeks, it is exclusively available through the new Humble Ebook Bundle, which kicks off today, featuring an amazing collection of name-your-price DRM-free ebooks by authors like Holly Black and Scott Westerfeld, as well as Wil Wheaton. As always, there are some surprise bonus titles that will be……………. continues on Boing Boing >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Boing Boing: Cory Doctorow at 10:00 … Read entire article »

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Amazon’s killer app isn’t Prime. It’s time – MarketWatch

News from Amazon’s killer app isn’t Prime. It’s time – MarketWatch: By Jeremy Olshan Everett Collection THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Burgess Meredith, ”Time Enough at Last” (Season 1, aired November 20, 1959) If you want Amazon /quotes/zigman/63011/delayed/quotes/nls/amzn AMZN +0.35%   CEO Jeff Bezos to respond to your ema……………. continues on Amazon’s killer app isn’t Prime. It’s time – MarketWatch >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Boing Boing: Daniel Kraus’s 2013 horror novel Scowler was pure nightmare fuel, a book that literally made me shriek aloud on the bus one afternoon. Now, the novel has been released as an audiobook by Random House audio, read by Kirby Heywood. The unabridged audiobook is available as a DRM-free MP3 CD, and as a DRM-free >>> Read the full article … Read entire article »

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Salem Public Library offers class on their eBook and audiobook database

News from Statesman Journal: Help is available at Salem Public Library for anyone interested in learning more about eBooks and audiobooks available through the Library2Go program. / Statesman Journal file Written by Barbara Curtin Statesman Journal ADVERTISEMENT More In Life/Entertainment ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email >>> Read the full article Related News: News from antiMUSIC.com: . On Friday Paul Stanley Previews Memoir Audiobook was a top story. Here is the recap: (hennemusic) KISS frontman Paul Stanley is sharing a preview of the audiobook version of his upcoming memoir, “Face The Music: A Life Exposed”, which will be published April 8. The 432-page memoir chronicles Stanley’s life and rise to global success with KISS, which he co-founded in January of 1973 with bassist Gene Simmons from the ashes of the pair’s … Read entire article »

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Paul Stanley Releases Audiobook Snippet from “Face the Music: A Life Exposed”

News from WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM: The publisher of Paul Stanley‘s forthcoming autobiography, Face the Music: A Life Exposed, has released a snippet from the audiobook version.  The recording features the KISS singer/guitarist reading an excerpt from the book, and it ain’t pretty. In the clip, Paul recounts one of the many times he’s applied his signature stage makeup in a concert hall dressing room.  Instead of that memory leading into some rock-star musing, though, he says, “There was a time this makeup was a mask, hiding the face of a kid whose life up ’til then had been lonely and miserable.” Stanley — whose birth name is Stanley Eisen — then reveals, “I was born with no right ear.  I’m deaf on that side, too.  And the most searing early … Read entire article »

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Grace Burrowes on audio books’ sound of success

News from USA TODAY: “The Courtship” by Grace Burrowes.(Photo: Grace Burrowes) SHARE 60 CONNECT EMAILMORE Best-selling historical author G……………. continues on USA TODAY >>> Read the full article Related News: News from GigaOM: Feb. 27, 2014 – 10:01 AM PST Feb. 27, 2014 – 10:01 AM PST Audible, the digital audiobook site owned by Amazon that launched audiobook rights platform ACX in 2011 as a way for authors and publishers to profit from their unsold audiobook rights, is now lowering the royalties it pays on those audiobooks. ACX enables rights holders — authors or publishers, though the site has become increasingly geared toward self-published authors — post their rights on the platform and let producers and narrators bid on them. Once the book is recorded, the rights holder can sell it through Amazon … Read entire article »

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