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News from << PREVIOUS Demi Lovato’s Writing Challenge: Finding the Time NEXT >> Amazon Updates Kindle FreeTime, Lets Parents Set Limits on Content Mediabistro Course To say thank you for a great year, we’re offering 15% OFF any boot camp, in-person course, or online course when you use code MBTHANKU. Choose from any of our exciting upcoming courses, from a  >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Los Angeles Times: When the Grammy nominations by the likes of Taylor Swift and Daft Punk were celebrated, in the quiet Spoken Word category, one publisher dominated: Hachette. Hachette took three out of five nominations, with one each going to Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. The Hachette nominees include David Sedaris’ “Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” his latest collection of nonfiction essays. Sedaris has been nominated for three Grammys before, but … Read entire article »

Filed under: Audio Books Launches Two Affordable Audiobook Subscription Plans

News from Sacramento Bee: TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2013 – /PRNewswire/ –, a service that allows you to instantly stream and download audiobooks, announced today that the company is rolling out two audiobook subscription plans designed to provide audiobook fans with an affordable way to access great listens instantly, anywhere. For just $ 14.95 a month, members can choose a best-seller or classic favorite from more than 25,000 titles and listen to it on their smartphone, tablet or computer. For a monthly charge of only $ 22.95, members can listen to up to two audiobooks per month. These affordable subscription plans open up the world of audiobooks to new fans and veteran audiobook enthusiasts alike. “Our research shows that most audiobook fans listen to one or two audiobooks a month,” … Read entire article »

Filed under: Audio Books Rolls Out Free Apple and Android Apps

News from Sacramento Bee: TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2012 – /PRNewswire/ –, the only audio books service that gives customers unlimited access to downloadable content for just $ 24.95 per month, today announced that free Apple and Android apps are now available to members. Customers can now download or stream audio books that they can enjoy anytime, anywhere on their mobile devices with a free app at Apple’s App Store for iPhones, iPod Touch and iPads or at Google Play for Android devices. Members who want to enjoy audio books on the go can download up to two audio books at a time on their mobile device. The new apps are designed to give members maximum flexibility, providing custom settings so users can automatically stream or download books via wi-fi or … Read entire article »

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Online Shopping Leader Adds to Virtual Mall

News from Virtual-Strategy Magazine: Leading Consumer Reviews Source and Virtual Mall’s Newest Affiliate Partner Offers Over 10,000 Audiobooks. People Can Download One Audiobook for $ 19.95, or Sign-Up for Unlimited Downloads and Pay Just $ 24.95/Month with No Commitment and Anytime Cancellation. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 People who enjoy the instant accessibility and low cost of ebooks, yet want the convenience of being able to listen to their favorite books anytime on their computer, car audio system or personal media player, can now head to leading consumer reviews source and shop online at their newest affiliate partner, People who shop online at can download any single title for just $ 19.99, or download an unlimited number of titles for just $ 24.95 … Read entire article »

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Let Read You Some Books

News from PCWorld: If you love to read, there’s a bitter truth to life. You’ll never have enough time for all the books you want to enjoy. Current trends in publishing just make things worse, with endless multipart series and 700-page biographies hanging like ripe fruit in the garden of knowledge. When reading isn’t practical, audio books have for years pitched in to help with the next best thing to the written word, but they haven’t kept up with the times. Books on disc (or cassette!) just don’t cut it in today’s podcast- and smartphone-centric media world. ($ 25/month, seven-day free trial) has stepped into this fray with a Netflix-like Web-based streaming service designed to bridge the gap and bring variety and accessibility to the audio book experience. The … Read entire article »

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Toronto’s launches all-you-can-hear cloud streaming

News from Financial Post: Canadian fans of Stephen King and Mary Higgins Clark who prefer to do their reading aurally will soon have access to an all-you-can-eat audio books service courtesy of Toronto’s On Tuesday, — a subsidiary of privately held Simply Audiobooks Inc. — launched what it is calling the first North American service to offer an unlimited, cloud-based streaming service for audio books. The company, which was started as a Netflix-style audio books by mail service, believes the new digital subscription service will help the company differentiate itself from its competitors, including e-commerce giant Inc. “We believe our ability to empower users to stream from anywhere using a mobile device, the cloud-based bookmarking function and the affordable access to unlimited streaming of thousands of bestsellers will transform the way … Read entire article »

Filed under: Audio Books launches North America’s first cloud-based streaming service

News from Quill & Quire: A Toronto startup hopes to compete in the subscription audiobook market by offering the first cloud-based streaming service in North America. For $ 24.95 per month, subscribers can use any Internet-enabled Android or Apple mobile device to access unlimited audiobooks. Because all files are stored in a cloud, or network, listeners can have several books on the go and may login using any compatible device. Cloud-based streaming avoids the need for downloads and offers “instant gratification,” says Ian Small, general manager at “The idea of accessibility anywhere, anytime – that’s the real big difference.” Small says, a subsidiary of the CD-rental and downloads company Simply Audiobooks, launched in response to the rise of digital media. “We really had to look at what we could do … Read entire article »

Filed under: Audio Books Launches the First Unlimited Cloud-Based Service for Audio Books

News from Sacramento Bee: TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 – /PRNewswire/ – announced today the launch of the first unlimited cloud-based audio book service. For $ 24.95 per month, users can take advantage of unlimited cloud-based audio content via an Android or Apple mobile device with no need to return audio books, no long-term contracts and no time constraints on audio book use. features several technical innovations that are unavailable from any other audio book source. Since it’s a cloud-based service, allows users to instantly access thousands of popular titles from anywhere using an Internet-enabled mobile device such as an iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone or tablet. There are no storage constraints because the content resides on the cloud, and users can access and play audio books instantly with no downloading … Read entire article »

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