June was Audiobook Appreciation Month

Celebrate this month by giving your eyes a rest and allow a narrator to guide you through the trials and tribulations of a storyline. [Source: yorknewstimes.com]

Audiobook Publishers Report Tenth Straight Year of Double-Digit Growth

Nearly 74,000 audiobooks were published in 2021, a 6% increase over 2020. [Source: publishersweekly.com]

How to fully concentrate when listening to an audiobook

Listening to audiobooks is a skill that doesn’t come naturally to everyone and may take some practice. [Source: metro.co.uk]

Story-based audio content resonates with Gen Z, Millennials

The popularity of audiobook-style content has surged in recent years amid fierce competition between streaming services, with Gen Z and Millennials as its leading consumers. [Source: koreatimes.co.kr]

These 'podfasters' can no longer listen to audiobooks or podcasts at normal speed

The average rate of speech is about 150 words per minute, but the average adult can read about 250 words per minute -- suggesting that people can process verbal information at higher speeds, too. [Source: gwinnettdailypost.com]

Audiobooks as a sound learning aid for students

Simpson had a thought: what if audiobooks, acting as a reading aid, could benefit students who struggle with reading. [Source: castanet.net]