The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games audiobook

What’s it about? In the first book of the Hunger Games trilogy, sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen lives in a post-revolution used-to-be-America comprised of twelve dystopian districts now known as Panem. Every year the ruling class of the Capital picks one young boy and girl from each district to fight to the death in a televised event …

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Audible Author Services

Audible Author Services

Audible.com (which is owned by Amazon) has launched Audible Author Services, a program that establishes a $20 million fund from which audiobook authors will be paid $1 per sale through Audible.com, Audible.co.uk, and iTunes. Don Katz, Audible Founder and CEO, has posted the following letter on Audible.com: Significantly, audiobook publishers do not receive any of the funds. Katz told …

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The Litigators by John Grisham

The Litigators audiobook John Grisham

What’s it About? A steady pace and carefully constructed narrative characterize The Litigators, the latest offering from the king of the legal thriller, John Grisham. The story centers on the changing fortunes and legal education of attorney David Zinc who trades a high salary and the monotony of trust law for the turbulent adventures of the …

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

steve job audiobook

What’s it about? This timely release gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the man who gave us the iPod, iPad, iPhone, and Pixar, and in doing so he revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. Walter Isaacson conducted more than 40 …

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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Slaughterhouse-Five audiobook

What’s it about? This work is considered one of the most important novels of the 20th Century.  In a nutshell, it’s about the bombing of Dresden during World War II.  Billy Pilgrim, a Chaplain’s Assistant for theU.S. military, is captured by the German’s during the Battle of the Bulge.  Somehow, Billy manages to live through …

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Help audio book

What’s it about? The Help begins in 1962 in Jackson, Mississippi where the civil rights movement is just beginning. Kathryn Stockett beautifully illustrates the emotional climate of this tumultuous time through the perspective of three unique and courageous women. Aibileen Clarke is a 53-year-old black maid who has recently lost her only child and pours all …

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