Audible is an Amazon company that offer a free audio book when you sign up to their 30-day free trial. With over 180,000+ audio books they have the largest collection of audio books on the web. From the latest books to classics and best-sellers, you have a great resource from which to find the best audio books. Continue reading “Best Audio Books Free with Audible Trial”
If you’re looking for modern fiction recommendations, then look no further than the 6 books on the Man Booker International Prize 2018 shortlist. The awards celebrates the best international fiction novels that have been translated into English and published in the UK, with the prize being split between the author and the translator. Continue reading “The Man Booker International Prize 2018 Shortlist”
YouTube has given the stage to almost anyone that wishes to share their interests through video. Since all you need is a video camera and an internet connection, it’s not surprising that so many of us are having a go and new YouTube stars are appearing every week. From cat videos to language lessons, funny pranks to niche hobbies, there’s something for everyone on YouTube. Two of the more popular forms of uploads are video commentary and vlogging (video blogging). These videos usually have a comical or satirical theme. They have also taught us that people are not afraid to share! Continue reading “YouTube Stars to Bestselling Authors”
LGBT literature has been around for decades, and it is no longer hidden in a secluded dark corner of the library or local bookshop. Today, it is well and truly in the mainstream.
Let’s face it, we hardly have time to eat these days let alone sit down and read a book. So it’s not surprising we’re reading less. According to Pew Research Center the number of US Adults that have read a book the last year has fallen from 71% to 63% in 2016. Are social networks to blame? This article on Quartz suggests that in the amount of time spent on social media each you could read 200 books.
All is not lost, as the audio book boom is upon us. 33.9% more audio books were published in 2017 compared to 2016. With that in mind, we invited a full time working bookworm and audio book lover to give us a run down of when to listen to audio books. Continue reading “When to Listen to Audio Books”