Thu, 28/03/2013 - 15:13
The shift to digital has had a huge impact on the publishing industry across the board, but for the audiobook market it has been completely transformative.
The convenience of being able to download audiobooks directly to smartphones has given an enormous boost to the sector. “It’s a rapidly changing marketplace,”...
Fri, 25/01/2013 - 17:36
Head of Zeus and AudioGO are to co-publish audiobook versions of titles in light of the audio market “set to grow very substantially over the coming years.”
The new publisher will use the partnership with upcoming major titles, which will be available across various platforms on CD and digital download.
Thu, 03/01/2013 - 14:00
Bath-based AudioGO has bought US audiobook publisher Blackstone Audio from founders Craig and Michelle Black. The sum paid was undisclosed.
Blackstone Audio is based in Ashland, Oregon, and has a catalogue of nearly 5,000 titles including books by Ayn Rand, C S Lewis and William Landay.
AudioGO c.e.o. Mike Bowen will...
Thu, 04/10/2012 - 08:30
AudioGO has challenged five fan fiction authors from the Twilight Fandom (www.fanfiction.net), the original source of Fifty Shades of Grey, to write an original young adult story exclusively for audio.
A competition devised by commissioning editor Alexandra...
Fri, 24/08/2012 - 07:40
AudioGO is to produce audio versions of titles from two of Osprey Group's fiction division imprints—Strange Chemistry and Exhibit A.
The first titles will be two debuts from YA imprint Strange Chemistry, Blackwood by Gwenda Bond and Shift by Kim Curran, launching in the first week in September. Further...
Wed, 01/08/2012 - 08:34
Indies Profile Books and AudioGO have launched a joint publishing arrangement to release audiobooks alongside selected forthcoming titles.
The audiobooks will be published simultaneously with the physical and e-editions and will be marketed jointly. They will be available as CDs as well as digital downloads.
The first titles...
Thu, 21/06/2012 - 09:49
Bath-based audiobook publisher AudioGO, formerly BBC Audiobooks, has secured "Titanic" star Kate Winslet to read the Mr Gum children’s books, written by Andy Stanton and published by Egmont imprint Jelly Pie.
The company has also announced that David Tennant and Bill Nighy will be among the actors reading...
Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:00
Random House Audio is teaming up with audiobook company AudioGO for a new audiobook list.
The deal is in addition to both business' audiobook lists across physical and digital. Both businesses will continue to bid separately for rights. Around 70 titles per year will be released through the new list. Hundreds of existing recordings,...
Mon, 29/11/2010 - 09:00
The shortlist of this year's BBC National Short Story Award, the winner of which will be announced later today, will be available to download as audiobooks from AudioGo.
The titles can be downloaded from iTunes or from AudioGo's website from 6th December. The five shortlisted stories are Tea at the Midland by David Constantine,...
Fri, 19/11/2010 - 08:21
Enhanced Editions has announced a partnership with AudioGO, the new company formed following the sale of BBC Audiobooks, to produce enhanced versions of works from the BBC archive.
The digital publisher will create enhanced e-book apps using unabridged audiobooks from AudioGO's list with texts, images and video from the BBC Archive,...