The Rise of the Audio Book

Changing the way we Interact with Literature

In the last 30 years, technology in society has evolved to such a degree that it would be unrecognizable to a time traveler catapulted here from the 1980s. Computers have developed from very basic gaming machines enjoyed by children, to devices that people live their lives through – an essential life tool no less. Continue reading “The Rise of the Audio Book”

Top 10 Great Summer Reads


Summer, a perfect time to catch up on the backlog of books you just have to get round to. You’d be hard-pressed to find better locations than the beach or the park if you just want to while away the hours of a long summer day, flicking through the pages of an engaging and perhaps exotic novel. Continue reading “Top 10 Great Summer Reads”

Read and Listen at the Same Time to Improve English


In previous posts, we’ve explored the importance of reading for learning a language, and how audio books can help english learners to improve their listening skills. In this English learners post, we’re going to see how you can read and listen at the same time to help you reach your objectives quicker. Continue reading “Read and Listen at the Same Time to Improve English”

Free Audio Books for English Learners

There are many ways to improve your listening skills when you don’t have access to native English speakers. These include podcasts, television and radio. Another resource that has become increasingly popular in recent years is audio books. See our list of recommended free audio books for English learners below. Continue reading “Free Audio Books for English Learners”

Top 10 LGBT Themed Books


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.

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