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Discover Your Next Listen and Download Free Audiobooks with Penguin Random House Audio’s New Volumes App

Penguin Random House Audio has created a new way for readers and listeners to discover and sample new audiobooks, directly on their devices, with the newly-released Volumes app. Volumes features exclusive extended excerpts from bestselling authors, including Jodi Picoult, Sophie Kinsella, and Jim Gaffigan, and will regularly offer free full-length audiobook downloads, beginning with Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, narrated by Jim Dale, who also voiced the Harry Potter series.

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So You Think You’re a Narrator!

Yes, I’m clever, I know–I played off the television series, So You Think You Can Dance.
Anyway, every day I hear from people who think they can do voice-over work. So test your skills! Drop by Random House Audio booth #1515 at Comic-Con San Diego from July 21-24 and test your skills.  Pick up a mini [...]

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ALSC names 2011 Notable Children’s Recordings

The American Library Association’s Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) committee has named their 2011 Notable Children’s Recordings, recommending these Listening Library audiobooks as exemplary listens for children.

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Road Trip Listens for Your Thanksgiving Travels

If you’re headed out on the road this Thanksgiving, be sure to bring along an audiobook or two to make those miles fly!

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More than 300 people lent their voices to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!

We had a fantastic weekend of recording The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at ALA June 25-27, finishing the audiobook just in time on Sunday evening, meeting our goal with 301 total voices! Our “studio” inside OverDrive’s DigitalBookmobile was perfect—most of our narrators-for-a-day were reluctant to leave the mic after only one page, and many nailed it on the first take! We had a lot of fun recording and meeting everyone.

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