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Ms. Marvel speaks: Marvel’s first audiobook is Kamala Khan’s story

News from Mashable: What’s This? Ms. Marvel No. 1 is the publisher’s first audio-book adapted straight from the comics. Image: Marvel By Josh Dickey2015-08-14 17:52:25 UTC LOS ANGELES — We first met Kamala Khan a year and a half ago, when Marvel Comics debuted Ms. Marvel, introducing a new superhero who possessed incredible powers, pluck and teenage street smarts. Now, she has a voice, too. SEE ALSO: Marvel Comics’ reboot will bring all-new characters, No. 1s across the board Marvel’s hugely popular new character is also its first published title to be adapted into an audiobook, making her origin story available to commuters, road trippers, people on the treadmill and the visually impaired. The first edition, which inc……………. continues on Mashable >>> Read the full article Related News: News from AmmoLand Shooting Sports News: Devon Porter’s After … Read entire article »

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David Oyelowo will be the first black James Bond in the next 007 audiobook

News from The Verge: Acclaimed actor David Oyelowo will soon one of the few black actors to play James Bond — in audiobook form at least. The Guardian reports that the English actor has been tapped to play 007 in Trigger Mortis, the next official book in the series. Oyelowo received a personal invitation from the estate of Ian Fleming, the author of the original Bond spy novels, and claimed he was “very honored” at the opportunity, telling The Guardian, “I am officially the only person on planet Earth who can legitimately say: ‘I am the new James Bond.’” The actor is only the most recent black actor to fill the role. Britsh actor Hugh Quarshie played Bond in 2012 in the audiobook version of Dr. No. “I can legitimately say, ‘I am the … Read entire article »

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First Audiobook from Le French Book is Released

News from Broadway World: For mystery and thriller publisher Le French Book, “a book is a book is a book” no matter what format it comes in. The translation publisher began digital first, added print books and now has deals with Audible for audiobooks. The first audio title is now available. It’s The Bleiberg Project by David Khara, narrated by Graham Vick. This thriller kicks off the Consortium Thriller series, which dips into the history of World War II, then races through a modern-day loop-to-loop of action and humor. What impact could the folly of World War II-death camps, medical manipulation and chemical warfare-still have today? Fighting massive destruction, the hero is a mixture of Highlander and James Bond, who is bent on justice. The series juggles with time and place in … 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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First audiobook of Greer’s Female Eunuch

News from The Bookseller: 07.12.12 | Benedicte Page Audible has released Germaine Greer’s feminist classic The Female Eunuch as an audio download, read by the author. It is the first time the book – first published in 1970 – has been available in audio format. Audible director Laurence Howell said: “Germaine was the only person who could possibly bear the mantle of narrating such a cultural milestone, and we were overjoyed when she agreed to give her voice to the book.” http://www.thebookseller.com/trackback/197341 audiobook Benedicte Page >>> Read the full article Related News: News from TCPalm: PORT ST. LUCIE — Brook Forest Voices has released “Dream Catcher Failure Was Never an Option” by award-winning, best-selling Indie author Yvonne Mason in audio book form. “Dream Catcher Failure Was Never an Option” was written by Mason about her brother Stan, who is challenged. He … Read entire article »

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First book on Missouri’s namesake people published (AUDIO)

News from Missourinet.com: The first book on the history and culture of the people for whom Missouri is named has been published. Arrow Rock State Historic Site Administrator Michael Dickey has written The People of the River’s Mouth: In Search of the Missouria Indians. This painting of a Missouria warrior was done by Swiss artist Karl Bodmer in 1833. Credit: Missouri Department of Natural Resources. A program on his book will be presented Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City. Dickey says it was about time someone compiled the information that exists on the Missouria. “I just felt like … here is the longest river in the United States and the twenty-fourth state named after people, and nobody knows hardly anything about them. In fact, most Missourians didn’t even know … Read entire article »

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Zondervan Updates YouTube Channel with Free Bible Study Videos and Audio First …

News from Broadcast Newsroom: More Related Stories   May 11, 2012 – Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Zondervan has announced a new YouTube channel where readers have access to almost 100 video-based Bible study sessions from Christian thought leaders in……………. continues on Broadcast Newsroom >>> Read the full article Related News: … Read entire article »

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Hathaway, Sarandon, Winslet first audiobook line releases

News from Chicago Tribune: British actress Kate Winslet poses after receiving an Honorary Award during the 37th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris (GONZALO FUENTES, REUTERS / February 25, 2012) Tim Kenneally Reuters 9:59 a.m. CST, March 9, 2012 LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Anne Hathaway, Kate Winslet, continues on Chicago Tribune >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Plain Dealer: A classic by Madeleine L’Engle gets a much-needed overhaul, and an international best seller is brought to life with a variety of voices by a well-trained audiobook veteran. American culture and the country itself are featured in a novel about a young Pakistani youth growing up here, a Russian whose life is ruined here, and a Rwandan competitive runner who needs to find refuge on our shores. A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L’Engle; read by Hope Davis Listening Library; 5 … Read entire article »

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Hathaway, Sarandon, Winslet first audiobook line releases

News from Reuters: British actress Kate Winslet poses after receiving an Honorary Award during the 37th Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris February 24, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes ……………. continues on Reuters >>> Read the full article Related News: News from Tiny Mix Tapes: E.D. Sedgwick release new single, go on new tour, are still named after a dead person By E. Nagurney on Mar 8 2012 E.D. Sedgwick, the band, are alive. Edie Sedgwick, the person? Totally dead! Like, not even close! She is locked in an unbreakable tie for most dead person, along with all the other people who have ever died. Since she’s dead, she’s probably not going to put out any new singles. E.D. Sedgwick, the band, absolutely have that privilege. And they are taking so much advantage of it. Their … Read entire article »

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First Assamese Audio Book ‘Bhraman Birati’

News from Times of Assam: By- Correspondent | Date- February 19, 2012 Bhraman Birati literary means a break in a journey and it is the title of the first Assamese Audio Book which was released recently. It was released through internet by www.enajori.com, which is dedicated to Assamese literature and culture. The audio book is an anthology of 34 Assamese poems, where some distinguished individuals contributed literary creations and voices. Dr Birendranath Datta, who is known for his scholarly writings and unparallel composition and singing, has contributed a poem for this audio book. Interestingly this is his only serious poem which he has been writing for a decade and has read the poem in his own voice. The former President of Asom Sahitya Sabha, Dr Datta also read two poems written by Dr Bhabendra … Read entire article »

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