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audio book

n
1. a reading of a book recorded on tape

au′dio book`

or au′di•o•book`,


n.
a recording of an oral reading of a book, often in abridged form.
[1985–90]
Translations
livre audio
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In bookshops, libraries and schools you can collect tokens which can get you a free book or audio book, also in many shops books will cost as little as PS1.
For any audio book company anywhere, the touchstone remains Audible, which is now part of the Amazon family.
Superbly narrated by Lauren Fortgang who does full and complete justice to this complete and unabridged audio book edition of "Once & Future" by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta, science fiction fans will have a particular appreciation of this action/adventure fantasy loosely based on the King Arthur mythos but with a very special SciFi twist.
The complaints also extended to a downloadable comic and audio book called The Missing Hop, which told the story of Freddo's mission to hunt down his friend Toad's missing hop.
AlRawi, is an award-winning audio book application and platform developed and cofounded by 3 Bahraini entrepreneurs Hala Sulaiman, Ameera AlQubaiti and Mohamed Ebrahim.
It highlights the experience of listening to an audio book via the 'Book Oasis' where Storytel is showcasing its app - giving visitors the opportunity to relax while listening to a wide range of audio books to choose from.
With their growing popularity, Google Play launched an audio-book service in nine languages in 45 countries including Korea, Wednesday, challenging Amazon's Audible that dominates the audio book market
The first four in the series are now available in audio book format from major audio book retailers.
Enriching the individual performances with music and special sound effects, this unfailingly entertaining audio book edition provides a complete 'theatre of the mind' experience and is unreservedly recommended for personal and community library Science Fiction & Fantasy audio book collections.
Swedish audio book streaming service Storytel has acquired Mofibo, a Danish e-book and audio streaming service, for GBP10.36m, online literary news company The Bookseller revealed on Friday.
Ironically, the same fans that are currently clamoring to see Cromwell and company make their stage and screen debuts often ignore the one dramatization of the novel already in existence: Simon Slater's one-man narration of the 2009 Wolf Hall audio book. Despite the convincing recent work done by Charles Bernstein, Richard Johnson, and others in demonstrating the theatrical nature of modern audio book narration, popular audiences continue to view narration as something less theatrical, and therefore less interesting, than stage and screen performance.
The Bookworm is designed to transform any book in a user's library into a switch-adapted audio book useful for individuals with autism.