Audio Books

September 2009 Audio Book Discounts

We have updated our audio book discounts page for September 2009.  It has been a while since my last update.  We picked books from a variety of genres including Romance, Thrillers and Biographical. Authors on the list include Sandra Brown, Karen Marie Moning and Lee Child.   For those that may be new, these discounts […]

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Frank McCourt’s Gift to Audio

Sadly Frank McCourt was lost to us at the age of 78 yesterday.  He passed away due to illness related with meningitis and cancer(melanoma) though the specific details are yet to come out.  Anyone interested in reading would have heard about Frank McCourt because of his Award Winning book Angela’s Ashes. Besides his contributions to […]

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Get Caught Listening Audio Books Campaign

The Association of American Publishers recently announced the "Get Caught Listening" campaign aimed at increasing the awareness for the audio book format.  We are very excited about this campaign which is scheduled to start in June.  Though the use of audio books continues to increase there is some confusion and misinformation about them.  Most of […]

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Audio Book Gifts Come in Many Varieties

Audio book gifts are great for many people on you holiday shopping list.  You can give them in a variety of ways that might not be obvious.  As the owner of a downloadable audio book store my choice is to burn audio books onto CD with custom covers and give them as physical gifts but […]

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Audio Book Benefits for the ClassRoom

Some people would consider using audio books in the classroom as a form of cheating but the audio book benefits far outweigh any negatives.  Though some children may like reading more than others there are many of us who hated to read as kids.  A bad experience with reading as a child may put one […]

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