Audio Books

The Bookseller – News – James Acaster, Lolly Adefope and Romesh Ranganathan to narrate Roald Dahl audiobooks

Comedians James Acaster, Romesh Ranganathan and Lolly Adefope are to narrate three audio editions of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach, George’s Marvelous Medicine and the witches for Puffin. The new audiobooks will be released on 9th June this year. James Keyte, senior audio commissioning editor commented: “We are so excited to add three …

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State Of Media And Entertainment On Mobile In 2022

Last year, entertainment and book apps comprised 18 percent of downloads and 49 percent of consumer spend on apps worldwide, according to data.ai’s latest report, State of Media and Entertainment: Mobile 2022. Before delving into the findings on consumer spend and behavior across video streaming, music streaming and audio and comic book apps, here’s how …

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Laurie Berkner Celebrates The 25th Anniversary Of The Release Of Her First Album, WHADDAYA THINK OF THAT?

Kids’ music legend Laurie Berkner, crowned “the queen of kids’ music” by People magazine, celebrates her Silver Jubilee in 2022. On May 25 of this year, Laurie marks the 25th anniversary of the release of her iconic first album, Whaddaya Think of That? Whaddaya Think of That? was the first studio recording to include Laurie’s …

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How audiobooks are useful for people with hearing loss

When Thomas Edison invented the phonograph, he imagined recordings of entire novels. Today, there are more than 400,000 audiobooks you can download onto your phone, tablet or other device. I never considered audiobooks because I think of hearing as my weakness—why do something hard for fun? I was born with hearing loss and muddled along …

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Temple senior crowned Miss Philadelphia – The Temple News

Hallie Jacobs, Miss Philadelphia 2022, poses in her sash and crown in front of Klein College of Media and Communication on April 7. | ISAAC SCHIEN / THE TEMPLE NEWS Nerves filled Hallie Jacobs’s body as she stood in Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, waiting for the results of Miss Philadelphia …

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Schuler Books turns TikTok ‘likes’ into love of reading

GRAND RAPIDS — Margaret Bulgarello, also known as Miss Margaret, loves books and is not what many might consider tech savvy. The longtime early childhood educator and preschool teacher doesn’t own a computer, relies on a flip phone for calls and texts and only recently acquired an email address, which she checks occasionally at the …

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Opinion: Should scientists cut ties with Russians over Ukraine?

There is an apt African proverb, “When elephants dance, it is the grass that gets trampled.” When nation states fight, people suffer. And while it is the populace of Ukraine that suffers the most, others are caught in the clash of titans, and this includes expatriate Russians who not only do not participate in the …

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