The technology of Speechki, an exhibitor at Frankfurter Buchmesse, offers faster, less expensive paths to audiobook production. (Sponsored)
Storytel reports seeing a rise in audiobook downloads in Russia by 45 percent in the last year. LitRes leads market.
The Panorama Project’s study includes US consumer engagement with audiobooks in 2020, plus context around reading and other entertainment.
The digital arm of Lindhardt & Ringhof, Saga Egmont further expands its efforts to penetrate the Spanish-language audiobook market.
Publishing houses in Romania are working together to produce the Echo audiobook subscription platform, a first in its market.
In 2020, the report says, more than 71,000 audiobooks were published in the States, up 39 percent over 2019.
In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020.
Widening its newly announced Scribd Audio program, the subscription service announces new Spanish-language audiobooks for its Mexican users.
A new book market report on Finland’s book market shows the impact of the pandemic and looks at the bestselling Finnish books of 2020.
Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with ‘Black Imagination,’ to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand.