Tagged: audiobooks

Word on the Street

How can bricks and mortar stores claim a slice of the pie as audiobooks experience a boom but CDs lose out to digital downloads?... Read more

Denmark's SAGA acquires Audiobuch

Danish digital publishing house SAGA has acquired the audiobook press Audiobuch Verlag oHG, a move which sees it become the largest audiobook publisher in Denmark.... Read more

W F Howes signs McDermid's new series

Independent audiobook publisher W F Howes has landed rights to Val McDermid's new Allie Burns series, releasing the first of five audiobooks this week.... Read more

LoveAudio campaign returns with online events

#LoveAudio, the Publishers Association's annual audiobook campaign, will return for a fifth year this month. Read more

Audio royalties come under scrutiny as sales of audiobooks continue to soar

A number of agents have spoken out against low royalty rates their clients receive for audio adaptations of books, as well as the sector’s reliance... Read more

Galbraith series hits audiobook milestone ahead of paperback launch

J K Rowling's Cormoran Strike series, written under the name Robert Galbraith, have hit an audiobook milestone for Little, Brown ahead of the fifth novel's... Read more

PRH donates all its audiobooks to RNIB charity library

Penguin Random House UK has donated all of its audiobooks to the Royal National Institute of Blind People's (RNIB) Talking Books library.... Read more

Publishers have 'once in a generation' chance with audiobook and subscription strategy

Audiobooks have a “once in a generation” chance to reach new audiences but publishers must consider using streaming or subscriptions services for some titles before platforms... Read more

E-book and audio sales proving 'welcome ray of sunshine' for publishers

Publishers are seeing a surge in e-book and audio sales of up to 25% as readers escape the lockdown with feel-good fiction. Read more

Publishers report early lockdown boost for e-books and audio

Publishers have reported an increase in sales of e-books and audio during the first weeks of the UK's coronavirus emergency measures, but some say it is... Read more

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