Bonnier Books to feature killer recordings in audiobook

The audiobook will feature interviews with serial killers as well as police and key members of the prosecution and offer insight to “the most diabolical minds in the world”, according to the publisher. [Source: The Bookseller]

Going to the Frankfurt Book Fair? Audiobooks get new space!

For 2019, the fair is dedicating new exhibition hall space to audiobooks and expanding the exhibitors and programming for self-published and independent authors. [Source: Publishers Weekly]

Charting the Changes in Spanish Audiobooks

Greater access to technology by consumers outside the U.S. and more sales channels available in different parts of the world have given all publishers the opportunity to reach a greater number of consumers in international markets. Demand has not decreased in the U.S., but it is currently increasing much faster outside the U.S. [Source: Publishers Weekly]

Baen Books & RBmedia Audiobook Partnership

This agreement facilitates publication of titles with a primary focus on alternate history and science fiction—as well as many titles from Baen’s extensive backlist, including classics from Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Masters. [Source: Publishers Weekly]

The effects of Audiobooks on ESL Learners

According to the study, easy access and use of audiobooks by teachers and students improved reading comprehension and listening skills. [Source: Tales2Go]