Audiobook News, Posts, and Articles You May Have Missed (November)

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Harry Potter audiobooks now available on Audible for the first time, reports ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY.

BUSTLE presents 10 reading hacks. Hack #1: Listen!

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS explores the  connection between audiobooks and movies.

THE NEW YORK TIMES discusses the  erotica trend in audiobooks.

EDUCATION AND CAREER NEWS explores the ways in which audiobooks build a bridge to literacy.

BUSTLE suggests audiobook titles to support marathon training.

BEIJING TODAY discusses the benefits and challenges of China’s recent audiobook boom.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY reports on the new U.S. Playster subscription service.

THE DIGITAL READER reports on Barnes & Noble’s new Nook Audiobooks app.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: Hachette announces the release of stand-alone apps for individual titles.

SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL explores the benefits of reading aloud to teens.

DIGITAL BOOK WORLD features Overdrive, and lists the benefits of using audiobooks in schools.

BUZZFEED offers suggestions of apps that will enhance your reading experience.


Best of Lists: THE NEW YORK TIMES 100 Notable Books of 2015.

Best of Lists: THE WASHINGTON POST Best Audiobooks of 2015.

Best of Lists: LIBRARY JOURNAL’S  Best Books of 2015.

Best of Lists: GOODREADS Choice Awards 2015.

Best of Lists: Amazon Best Books of 2015.

Best of Lists: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Best Books of 2015.

Best of Lists: AUDIOFILE MAGAZINE Best Audiobooks and Voices of 2015.


AMERICAN LIBRARIES MAGAZINE presents a history of librarian stereotypes.

BOOK RIOT suggests 6 ways  to become a power user of the public library.

SLATE explores how libraries are changing international development.