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CNN: Google launches audiobooks -- with no monthly subscription fee

CNN: Google launches audiobooks — with no monthly subscription fee. “Google Play Books rolls out in 45 countries and nine languages starting Tuesday. The audiobooks are available on Android, iOS, the web and with Google Assistant-enabled devices like Google Home smart speakers. 18 more words

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Audiobooks and Literacy

There’s been a disturbance in reading circles lately over whether or not audiobooks count as “real reading”.

And I, a former teacher and current narrator, have some thoughts on the matter…and a pretty low opinion of those claiming audiobooks… 547 more words

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How to Read More Books When You're So Busy

Do you have a busy life? What a silly question. We all do. This is the era of busy people. But you know what? I read a quote not that long ago, that ‘busy is a decision’. 736 more words


Contextually appropriate audiobook narrators

Audiobooks are great. They are not cheating – they count as reading. They are also wonderful opportunities for more tangibly presenting the characters and tone of any particular work. 469 more words


Audiobooks launch in Google Play Books with new store and Assistant, Cast integration

(Source: 9to5google.com)

Over the weekend, Google Play inadvertently teased the launch of an audiobook store and listening feature. Today, that functionality is officially launching as part of Play Books and includes integration with Google Assistant. 220 more words


Google brings audiobooks to its Play store

Google’s Play store now features audiobooks. There is a good chance that you only think of the Play store as Google’s app store for Android, but it has long features support for movies, TV shows, magazines and… 309 more words