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The Great Cornish Getaway by Fern Britton Read the opening extract of the brand new Fern Britton book before its publication on 01/02/2018

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Below are the books that we are featuring that are also available in CD Audio format. If you want to purchase the CD Audio just click on a book and then select the CD Audio link that will be in the 'Other formats' box.

This Month's Featured Books

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Jennifer Ryan
An engaging and charmingly bittersweet slice of fiction set during the Second World War. In a Kent village during 1940, the vicar closes the choir, as the ladies of the village start their own choir, the small rebellion creates a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Gail Honeyman
Category Winner for the Costa Book Awards 2017, First Novel Award June 2017 Debut of the Month. It is the standard reply when people ask, “How are you?”...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017
The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer
The Doll Funeral
Kate Hamer
They're not my real parents, but they tell me what to do, and what to say. But there are things I won't say. I won't tell them I'm going to hunt for my real parents. Or that I'm a hunter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018
Still Me by Jojo Moyes
Still Me
Jojo Moyes
Lou Clark knows too many things . . .She knows how many miles lie between her new home in New York and her new boyfriend Sam in London. She knows her employer is a good man and she knows his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

Last Month's Featured Books

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

Reader Reviewed The Good Daughter
Karin Slaughter
Gosh, what a story this is, dramatic, powerful, and so incredibly addictive. The Good Daughter is a standalone novel from Karin Slaughter. 28 years ago, as murder tore apart their...

The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

The Word is Murder
Anthony Horowitz
As with The Magpie Murders so Horowitz also makes an appearance in this only here he is very much the star. In first person narrative he portrays himself as an...

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper

The Tiger's Prey
Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper
The fifteenth Courtney saga follows the brothers Tom and Guy and half brother Francis. It’s the sequel to Monsoon (1999) and Birds of Prey (1997) and gives us a fair...

How to be Champion by Sarah Millican

How to be Champion
Sarah Millican
October 2017 Non-Fiction Book of the Month So good, I wanted to give both the book, and Sarah Millican a thank you hug. I will admit to almost mugging my...

Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

Fools and Mortals
Bernard Cornwell
November 2017 Book of the Month The title of course refers to Puck’s line in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “Lo what fools these mortals be!”. It is a new period...

The Month Before's Featured Books

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Uncommon Type
Tom Hanks
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories that are surprising, intelligent, heart-warming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have showing that two-time Oscar winner...

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25) by James Patterson

The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross 25)
James Patterson
The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law - until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold...

Mother Land by Paul Theroux

Mother Land
Paul Theroux
A darkly hilarious portrait of one dysfunctional American family and its scheming matriarch. This is an engrossing, hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a modern family -- the bickering, the conspiracies, and...

Winter by Ali Smith

Winter
Ali Smith
In this second novel in her acclaimed Seasonal cycle, the follow-up to her sensational Autumn, Smith's shape-shifting quartet of novels casts a merry eye over a bleak post-truth era with...

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22) by Lee Child

The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher 22)
Lee Child
Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It's tiny. It's...

Five Children on the Western Front by Kate Saunders

Five Children on the Western Front
Kate Saunders
Before this last adventure ends, all will be changed, and the two younger children will have seen the Great War from every possible viewpoint - factory-workers, soldiers and sailors, nurses...

After Me Comes the Flood by Sarah Perry

After Me Comes the Flood
Sarah Perry
Elegant, gently sinister and psychologically complex, After Me Comes the Flood is the haunting debut novel by the author of The Essex Serpent.

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Books are great to read - but there are times, driving, commuting on a very very crowded train etc. when reading isn't always as easy as it should be. So, more and more publishers are now producing audio CD versions of their books.

Click on any of the links below to listen to podcasts made about audio books on CD.

 

 

Podcast 1 Theme: Abridging
Panellists: Tamsin Collison – audio abridger & producer, Shaun Sibley – CEO of Whole Story Audio Books

Podcast 2 Theme: Audio Acting
Panellists: Kerry Shale & Hugh Fraser, audio actors.

Podcast 3 Theme: Audio books in Education
Panellists: Honor Wilson-Fletcher – National Year of Reading, Phil Viner – SmartPass, Ali Muirden – Macmillan / APA

Podcast 4 Theme: Downloads

Panellists: Robert Rankin – author, Peter Crawshaw – Lovereading.com, Rebecca Williams – GoSpoken

Podcast 5 Theme: Comedy & the BBC
Panellists: Dirk Maggs, Barry Cryer

 

 

 


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