HOT STATS: AUDIOBOOKS IN RESEARCH & INDUSTRY

Good e-Reader details how audiobook sales are exploding in 2016.

The Boston Globe discusses the growth in interest in audiobooks and digital storytelling.

Good e-Reader reports that the US audiobook industry increased by over 42% in February.


AUDIOBOOK INDUSTRY NEWS & FEATURES

The Week discovers the secrets to Scott Brick's success, and why he's a master of his craft. 

Scribd is offering unlimited access to over 5,000 audiobooks to subscribers through the end of September. -Lifehacker

Who could narrate Harry Potter and the Cursed ChildRomper lists 13 choices, from Stephen Fry to J.K. Rowling herself.

Bookriot offers their list of the best audiobooks of 2016 - so far.

Audiobook insiders discuss the do's and don't's of narration, and what, exactly, makes a narrator great, from WNPR.

New York Magazine offers scientific evidence that listening to audiobooks is NOT cheating, and the Washington Post agrees.

From Maggie Gyllenhaal to Scott Brick: find out which audiobook narrators stand out. -Chicago Tribune >

MPR News lists methods to get your child interested in reading, including listening to audiobooks.

WNYC interviews narrator Barbara Rosenblat about the booming audiobook sector.

Lufthansa now offers 60 audiobooks to choose from on long-haul flights. -FTN News

Blogger Ian Small explains why he prefers audiobooks to print. -Digital Book World