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Renton digital studio making noise in the world of audio books

News from Renton Reporter: Matt Armstrong narrates a book in the Open Book Audio studio. — image credit: Tracey Compton, Renton Reporter An audio digital book production company has opened in Renton. Open Book Audio, created in 2009 by Matt Armstrong and Andrew Parker, was formerly based in Redmond, but because of Renton’s attractiveness as a place to live, Armstrong recently moved his part-time business to the city. “My favorite part about doing Open Book Audio is that it allows me the opportunity to get back to my performing roots from the comfort of my own home,” said Armstrong via email. “I can combine my love of reading with my performing background in order to put out a product I’m really proud of.” Open Book Audio has about 120 titles in their catalogue, which Armstrong said is … Read entire article »

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World War Z on Audible – Audiobook Review

News from Cult Hub Magazine: As World War Z the film starring Brad Pitt nears the end of post production, eyes are looking towards the novel it’s based on, because as everyone knows the books are always better. Audible have produced World War Z the unabridged audiobook and gone to town with it. Author Max Brooks, who also wrote The Zombie Survival Guide, looks in depth into how a zombie apocalypse actually affects humanity, society, politics and infrastructure. He dispels the myths that other writers often overlook and paints a terrifying image of zombies and how humanity struggle to cope with their new enemy. World War Z the audio book by Audible features not just one, but 17! voice actors each playing a different character. Typically, what happens in audiobooks is one voice actor p……………. … Read entire article »

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Audio books, an upcoming trend in book world

News from Press Trust of India: STAFF WRITER 13:35 HRS IST Gunjan Sharma New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) If you are super tech savvy and also happen to be smitten by the ebooks bug then audio books, a fairly new trend, may just catch your fancy. Audio Books, a concept that has been so far availaible in the form of encyclopedia CDs or those supplementing academic books to support interactive learning is now seen to be a trend on the upswing, both in the fiction as well as non fiction categories. ……………. continues on Press Trust of India >>> Read the full article Related News: How To Eliminate Anxiety And Panic Attacks Written By A Qualified Professional With Over 20 Years Experience Finding Solutions To Anxiety And Panic Attacks. Calming Words Is An E-book … Read entire article »

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Audio books, an upcoming trend in book world

News from Hindustan Times: If you are super tech savvy and also happen to be smitten by the ebooks bug then audio books, a fairly new trend, may just catch your fancy. Audio Books, a concept that has been so far availaible in the form of encyclopedia CDs or those supplementing academic books to support interactive learning is now seen to be a trend on the upswing, both in the fiction as well as non fiction categories. “We are witnessing a tremendous growth in the demand of audio books in India. We have sold over 24,000 audio book CDs since the last year and the market is poised to grow at 50-60 per cent in the FY 2013-2014. “The digital downloads on our website have seen a jump of almost 52 per cent in … Read entire article »

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Audio and e-books sell like hot cakes at World Book Fair

News from Hindustan Times: Stalls selling audio and e-books are attracting a steady stream of booklovers, who could be seen listening to bestsellers and downloading e-book buying applications at the ongoing World Book Fair. Then, there were students looking for e-books and sample papers to prepare for their CBSE exams. Reado, an audio book company, has put on display thousands of audio-books — from Amish Tripathi’s The Immortals of Meluha to bestselling self-help books such as The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People — both in CD and digital download formats. “Most of those buying audio books are busy professionals who prefer to listen to books on the move as they may not have time to read. “We have sold about 1,000 audio books at the fair, and The Immortals of Meluha is the bestseller. … Read entire article »

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Baker & Taylor Partners with Findaway World for Audio Content

News from Publishers Weekly: PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here. The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here. Email pw@pubservice.com with questions. Thank you for visiting Publishers Weekly. There are 3 possible reasons you were unable to……………. continues on Publishers Weekly >>> Read the full article Related News: … Read entire article »

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Website for audio books launched at World Book Fair

News from IBNLive.com: New Delhi: Reado, a website of one of India’s biggest audio books company, Think Ink Media Inc, was launched at the World Book Fair 2012 with 100-plus leading book titles which have been converted into downloadable audio books. An offshoot of Eagle Home Entertainment, Reado retails its audio books from over 200 stores across India which includes online retailing through Flipkart.com and leading books stores like Crossword, Landmark, Reliance Time Out, Om Book Shop, Media Mart and WHSmith. Some of popular audio book titles available for download in the fiction segment includes “The Immortals of Meluha” by Amish, “Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas” by Madhuri Banerjee’ and “God Save the Dork” by Sidin Vadukut. Reado.com has 100-plus leading book titles which have been converted into downloadable audio books. Reado’s CEO … Read entire article »

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Audio books at World Book Fair

News from Zee News: New Delhi: No time to read? No worries you can always ‘listen’ to your favourite book while cooking, jogging, driving or even when out buying groceries, thanks to a range of audio books that have been available in the country for some time now. Audio versions of about hundred fiction and non-fiction books have been featured as part of the ongoing World Book fair 2012 by audio book brand Reado. From “Peter Pan” to “Jungle Book” and subjects ranging from waistline reduction to confidence boosting, there is much to choose for “book-listeners”. The 100 titles available range from children stories, popular contemporary fiction and classics, to health, self-help and books on business. Reado’s CEO & Co-Founder Sumit Suneja says the idea to bring these audio books came from … Read entire article »

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New website for audio books launched at World Book Fair

News from Zee News: New Delhi: Reado, a website of one of India`s biggest audio books company, Think Ink Media Inc, was launched Saturday at the World Book Fair 2012 with 100-plus leading book titles which have been converted into downloadable audio books. An offshoot of Eagle Home Entertainment, Reado retails its audio books from over 200 stores across India which includes online retailing through Flipkart.com and leading books stores like Crossword, Landmark, Reliance Time Out, Om Book Shop, Media Mart and WHSmith. Some of popular audio book titles available for download in the fiction segment includes ‘The Immortals of Meluha’ by Amish, ‘Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas’ by Madhuri Banerjee` and ‘God Save the Dork’ by Sidin Vadukut. Reado`s CEO and co-founder, Sumit Suneja said: “We believe the future of … Read entire article »

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