Author: Peter Clemens

The 10 Best Places for Free Audiobook Downloads

Audiobooks can be expensive to buy. Fortunately, there are some great places where you can download and listen to audiobooks for free. Below are 10 of my favorite sites to find free audiobook downloads: Books Should Be Free – provides a visually appealing way to browse audiobooks published by Librivox. You can see the book cover, view audio books by genre and browse the top 100 audio books available for download. Learn Out Loud –  offers more than 2,000 free audio and video titles. In addition to audiobooks, Learn Out Loud has lectures, speeches, sermons and interviews available for...

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The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

What’s it about? In The Girl Who Played With Fire, the second novel in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, Lisbeth Salander is a wanted woman. Mikael Blomkvist and the police are conducting parallel investigations into three horrifying murders – and their initial evidence points straight at Salander whose fingerprints are on the murder weapon. While Blomkvist – alone in his belief in her innocence (well, at least for two of the murders) – investigates the slayings, Lisbeth is drawn into a hunt in which she is the prey, and which compels her to revisit her dark past in an effort...

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

What’s it about? The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (originally titled “Men Who Hate Women”) is an award winning mystery by the late Swedish author and journalist Stieg Larsson. The book is titled after the character Lisabeth Salander, a societal outcast and social ward of the State, uncivilized without any desire to obey societal norms, and replete with piercings, tattoos, and a goth/biker appearance. Lisabeth teams up with Mikael Blomkvist, a once-respected financial journalist who has watched his professional life rapidly crumble around him, to investigate a 40-year old mystery – the disappearance of Harriet Vanger from a family...

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Audible Platinum Membership

Audible is the largest provider of digital audio books for download. Audible’s content includes over 85,000 titles by more than 600 different providers, amounting to over 125,000 hours of audio programming. Audible audio files are compatible with over 500 models of audio players, PDAs, streaming media devices and mobile phones (including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android phones). Audible Platinum Membership Platinum members receive 2 credits per month and are charged $22.95 per month ($11.47 per credit). Audible does not currently have a special introductory offer for the Platinum Membership. My advice is to initially sign up with the Gold Membership and later upgrade to the Platinum Membership if you find that 1 audio book per month is not enough. If you’re unsure about signing up as a member, or are dissatisfied with Audible once you become a member, you can cancel your membership at...

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Audible Gold Membership Plan

Audible is the largest provider of digital audio books for download. Audible’s content includes over 85,000 titles from more than 1,000 content providers. Most Audible listeners download audio books to their PCs and Macs and then transfer the audio books to MP3 players, personal digital assistants (PDAs), or to smart mobile devices (SMDs) for listening on the go. Others transfer, or “burn,” the content to audio CDs, while some people simply listen at their computers or through a digital home entertainment network. Audible audio files are compatible with over 500 models of audio players, PDAs, streaming media devices and mobile phones (including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android phones). Audible Gold Membership Audible Gold members receive 1 credit per month which is good for any audio book you choose to download. An Audible membership includes the following benefits: 30% off any audio book purchased without a credit Free daily subscription to The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal Member-exclusive sales and promotions Audible currently has two special introductory offers for the Audible Gold Plan: 1. Discount Gold Offer: New members can download an audio book for $7.49 per month for the first 3 months, and $14.95 per month thereafter. Get Your First 3 Months at Audible.com for $7.49/month 2. Gold Free Trial: New members can download a free audio book with a 14 day trial. Try Audible Now and...

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