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Download Audio Books: Get Into The Audio Book Trend!

The days of storing boxes and shelves full of dusty old hard-copies of your all time favorite novels and literature are over;it is time to get with the audio book trend! This is not the day to be left behind or excluded because you are old fashioned or backward in your knowledge and beliefs. When you download audio books, you have the opportunity to learn and grow everyday, with little or no interruption to your normal lifestyle pattern.


This growing audio book trend is obvious when looking at the sales statistics from recent years. In the UK and Germany, over $120 million dollars worth of audio books were sold individually in the years 2004 and 2005. The sales results for the US for 2006 are expected to be at least one fifth higher than the UK and Europe! Considering their short time on the market, this is a phenomenal popularity growth rate, and it will not be surprising if they eventually overtake book sales all together.


Why are audio books growing at such a fast rate in their popularity? There are a number of reasons for you to throw away the old books and convert to audio book format instead. The first and best benefit is definitely the fact that you can listen to audio books anytime and anyplace. It does not matter if your day is filled with errands and housework, you can still improve your mind and inspire your soul by taking time to listen to a good book. Maybe you take the dog for a daily walk or spend time in the gym? Both of these can be used as opportunities to stay up to date on your reading.


In America, statistics show the average person spends over an hour a day driving or on public transport. There are at least 500 hours a year each person could use to learn and stimulate their imaginations instead of being bored and uninspired, waiting to reach their destination. All you need is your MP3 player, which we all know are light weight, compact and convenient to carry anywhere, then download audio books of your choice. Imagine being amid the hustle and bustle of a busy train trip, totally detached from the stress and discomfort around you as you disappear, listening to a book you love?


With an audio book, you do not need to worry about having quiet, private space to read. You can zone out anytime you like by putting in your earphones and closing your eyes. No noise or activity can distract you unless you want it to, and you can choose to look out at some nice scenery or drift off to sleep anytime. Audio books are also fantastic for those times when you are just hanging around the house looking for something to do or waiting for your next favorite television program to begin. You will be amazed, once you start getting into an audio book, how often you will make time to listen, and how quickly it could even replace other less inspiring activities for you.


If you know anyone who spends a lot of time sitting around doing nothing, buy them an audio book you think they would enjoy. You could initiate a whole new world of inspiration and education they never knew was possible. Whether it is a child you know who is advanced for their age and needs extra stimulation or an elderly person who lives alone or in a retirement village, they will love listening to a good audio book.


It is easy to download audio books as they are available over the internet any time of the day or night. If you are lying awake, wishing you had something to do, why not visit a popular downloadable audio book site and find a book that interests you (possibly even something relating to insomnia!). With so many mundane duties to perform every day, you really should consider it a blessing that you can now find the opportunity to enjoy books when you are so busy. Do not keep your head in the sand any longer but download audio books today to start you on your journey of evolution.


Copyright: Helen Wall

Helen Wall is the author of this article. Visit http://www.AudioBooksBonanza.com to download audio books from an extensive range of titles from top publishers. Join the free newsletter now and get to know about the latest hot off the press titles, receive time limited special offers and discounts, before anyone else.

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Audio Book Listening Has Many Benefits

It used to be that they were called “books on tape” and people would get a cassette deck installed in their car just to listen to them on their commutes. Today, they are better known as audio book volumes, but they still deliver a great deal of information and entertainment as well. Audio books are enjoyed by people of all walks of life, young and old, and they can turn a potentially dry and boring time in a vehicle into an opportunity to learn and grow.


One of the best benefits of a book in audio format is that is can be listened to at anyplace and anytime. It is a favorite companion for people while they are traveling, commuting, exercising, shopping, working in the garden, or even dusting and vacuuming the house. Using headphones with your favorite audio book player allows you to listen and absorb the information no matter what might be going on around you.


Even when you are in a situation that is quiet and are able to enjoy a good audio book, there are still advantages to using your headphones. You can often improve your retention and comprehension of the material when you use headphones because they help reduce distractions from other noises and help the listener focus better. Also, some people learn better by hearing and some people learn best when they can read and hear at the same time.


There are a number of different books in audio format these days that people can choose from. There are audio books on CD, on audio cassette and also as MP3s and any standard CD player, cassette recorder, or MP3 player that you might use to listen to music can function as an audiobook player as well.


If you buy a CD audiobook to play in the CD player in your car, then you can also make that same book into an MP3 that can be used on your digital music player, such as an iPod, if you have one. This makes it even more convenient to listen wherever you are and whatever you might be doing.


But, if your car is also equipped with an MP3 player, or with a connection that you can use to make use of your MP3 player in your vehicle, then the best way to buy an audio tome is online. This is because you can download audio books online and this is not only much faster than ordering a cassette or CD audiobook, but it is less expensive as well.


If the publishers of audio books don’t have to burn the recording onto a CD or copy it onto a cassette, then they save time and money, and they can pass on these savings when you buy an MP3 audiobook. On top of that, you won’t have to pay for shipping and handling and you can download your new audio book within minutes.


There is a great selection of books available every month, no matter which audio book format suits you best. If you can find printed materials that cover a certain topic, then you will no doubt be able to find audio versions of at least some of those books. It should be noted, though, that the audio cassette books are becoming harder to find.

Mike Selvon portal offers free articles on audio books. Find out more about audio book listening, and leave a comment at the audio book reviews blog where a free gift awaits you.

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Burning A Downloadable Audio Book To CD

You can only burn (or copy/write) a downloadable audio book to a CD if either it is for your own use, or you have copyright over the contents.


Any audio book purchased for your own entertainment or enjoyment is normally subject to copyright and cannot be copied other than for your own use. Violating this law can get you into serious copyright infringement problems and potentially subject to very substantial fines or even imprisonment.


Downloadable audio books are still under copyright, even after paying to download them.


The only instance where audio books (or other publications) are no longer under copyright is when the authors or translators have died over 70 years ago. There are also certain publications by government that are not under copyright.


The rule of “only for personal use” is however still ultimate when it comes to burning any downloadable audio book to CD or any other such formats.


There are even a small number of audio book publishers that won’t allow their audio books to be copied to CD. Audio book publishers can and sometimes do disable the ability to burn the files to CD.


Be sure that your audio book publishers allow copying for personal use: do check it out before going ahead to buy.


Some audio books last for several hours so if you wish to burning your audio books to CD, you will often need more than one CD per audio book. For example, an audio book of about 10 hours can take as many as 7 CDs.


That being said below are the steps you need to take to burn (or copy) any downloadable audio book into CD:


NOTE: The below instructions are based on Windows Media Player Version 10. If you are using an older version, you can download the latest version from Microsoft’s website. Here’s the exact link -


http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download


First, the computer you want to use to burn the audio book to CD must be equipped with a recordable CD drive and CD-burning software.


It is this CD-burning software that burns the audio book to the CD using the recordable CD drive.


Second, play the audio book on Windows Media Player. Ensure that you choose “Full Mode” when doing this, not “Skin Mode”.


Third, you will notice the “now playing” information displayed on the right-hand side of your Windows Media Player. If it isn’t displayed, you should click the “Restore the Video and Visualization Pane” button to display it.


Fourth, you can now click the “Library” tab. You will notice the “Start Burn” button displayed.


Fifth, at this point, insert the blank CD into the recordable CD drive.


Sixth, click the “Start Burn” button. Your Windows Media Player will begin burning the audio book to the CD you have inserted.


Lastly, if the audio book is larger than the CD (most always are), Windows Media Player will prompt you that it requires a new CD. You can remove the one inside and insert another blank CD.


When the entire burning process is finished, it will display the status as “Complete”.


Take your newly copied and try it in your CD player. Then you can play it in your car CD player when on your way to work or, more likely, when sat in traffic. Or, in your portable CD player where ever you are. You can even download it to your iPod (you can download it to your MP3 player without having to burn it to a CD first). You are then free to enjoy you audio book wherever you choose.

Jeff Clare writes regularly on audio books for WellReadAudio.com where you can find more articles on audio books in all formats. Also make sure you go to WellSpokenAudio.com to download your collection of classic BBC comedy absolutely free.

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Great Places to Enjoy An Audio Book

Everyone seems to be busy and chasing after time that they never have a chance to sit down and literally read a book. The technology has done great wonders by providing audio books.


Now you don’t have to find the time to read a book after work.


Now you can have the books reading to you while you are on your way to work, when you fetch your kids to school. You can now enjoy someone reading the book to you. Isn’t that amazing?


With audio books, we also get to enjoy unique advantages of doing other things that take up our hands, but not our minds. We can now do other things like household chores, exercise, etc while still having the book read to us.


More people are embracing the wonders of audio books and are buying their favorite books in audio book version.


If you are considering buying an audio book, below are 6 of the great places you can enjoy an audio book:


1–In bed – There are certain days when we just don’t want to do anything but lie down in bed thinking of certain issues. Or we could just want to lie down in the dark until we fall asleep.


This is a great time to listen to an audio book. You wouldn’t have to bother with putting on the lights, holding the book, flipping through the pages or the stress of reading the book itself.


With an audio book, the entire book will be read to you while you stay comfortable in bed – without flipping any pages, holding the book or putting on the lights.


2–In the kitchen while doing household chores such as washing the dishes or cooking. For some people it can be very boring being in the kitchen, especially washing the dishes or other such chores.


This is a great time to enjoy an audio book because your hands are busy but your mind is free.


Instead of feeding your mind with negative thoughts during this time, an audio book would be a wonderful alternative.


3–In the garden while gardening – You can also listen to audio books while gardening. The audio book can make the gardening fun because you would be concentrating on the beauty of the audio book and not on the difficulty of gardening.


4–While exercising such as jogging – Exercising such as jogging leaves your mind open but your hands, legs and even your entire body busy. This is a great time to enjoy an audio book.


Most people perform exercises for many minutes or even hours while their minds do nothing. But listening to an audio book during this time ensures you don’t waste those times that you exercise.


Talk about killing 2 birds with one stone – exercising your body and mind at the same time!


5–On the road commuting – This could either be in your personal car or a commercial bus or train ride to work. You see, many people lose a great deal of time doing nothing while commuting to and from their jobs.


Why not use that time to listen to an audio book, especially one that develops your mind and/or improves your professional and business skills?


For example, listening to an audio book that improves your skills daily can do a lot of good to your career, instead of listening to a musical song which wouldn’t help you much in the area of skill acquisition.


6–In the air while traveling – You wouldn’t believe it, but there are many people who spend more time in the air than on road. There are professional assignments that involve traveling from one state to the other, or even from one country to the other.


If you are in such a situation, consider the enormous benefits you would get listening to audio books, especially those that can improve your professional skills.


Yes, there are many audio book courses made specifically for professionals to improve their skills in many areas of their professions.


Not only that, you can also find books on health, beauty, sex & relationships

sports, travel, hobbies, religion & spiritual books and new york’s #1 best selling books.

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Ipod Owners Enjoys Free MP3 Audio Book Downloads

Many people are surprised to learn that there have been audio books available since the 1930s when the first music book recording was made and released. Some eighty years later, people are enjoying the ability to listen to “books on tape,” although they are rarely on tape anymore. In fact, in this digital age, a free MP3 audio book that can be downloaded to an iPod is probably the most sought after type of music book these days.


Even though audio books had been available for a number of years, they really gained in popularity in the late 1970s when the Sony Walkman became so popular. This small cassette tape player made it possible for people to easily take recorded material with them in a convenient way that had never before been popular.


Then, about a decade later, the compact disc was introduced and suddenly the newest and best music and audio books on CD became more popular. While you can still buy an audio book on CD today, most people prefer to get their music books in MP3 format.


There is no doubt that a little searching will produce a wide array of free MP3 audio book downloads from a number of websites. However, it is pretty unlikely that if you are looking for a brand new audio book release of a recent bestselling book that you’ll find it as a free download. Those new and popular titles will be available for sale though, and many via a download after purchase.


In some instances, an author, or their publisher, will offer a free MP3 audio book version of the work to customers who purchase the printed hardcover book. This can be a valuable incentive to the customer and also an effective advertising and marketing strategy that is particularly helpful when a brand new author is trying to gain a name and reputation.


Many times, an independent author who does not have their own publisher will build a website to promote a new book that they have written and will offer the free MP3 audio book as a bonus when the customer buys their printed book or their e-book. This can also be a good way to drive up sales or to launch a new website because people are always attracted to the potential to get something for free and most people consider an music book download to have a lot of value, especially if it is on a topic about which they are interested.


There are a number of websites these days that have vast libraries of MP3 music book downloads that cover just about any topic that have ever been written about. Some of these sites are membership websites and when you register as a free member or purchase a paid membership to their site, many will provide their new members with free MP3 audio book selections as a part of their membership.


You can also find many free MP3 audio book downloads by searching the websites of the various large public libraries. Also, there are some specialized websites that have undertaken projects of collecting a vast number of works that are now in the public domain and they have made e-books and audio books available for people to download either for free or by making a small donation to help with the costs of running the website.

Mike Selvon portal offers free articles on audio books. Find out more about the free mp3 audio book, and leave a comment at the audio book reviews blog where a free gift awaits you.

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Simple Way To Download Audio Book

The first audio book was devised by J. P. Harrington in 1933 so they are not a new innovation. The newest development means that as well as being available in CDs and cassette tapes, you can now download them from the shops on the internet. Downloading audio books is an effortless process and is very convenient; you can even do it now.


How About Downloading The Audio Version of the Book?


Downloading the audio version of a novel is a super method to enjoy a new novel or to learn new things. There are all sorts of titles available, from non-fiction to romance and more with plenty of places to go online to find them. They are often less than the softcover publication and cheaper than the original hardcover version of a book. Free versions are quite easy to find – there are many available online which can be downloaded at no cost. Free downloads are offered by libraries if the book was published before 1923 or 95 years before the most recent January. Books in the public domain may be shared freely because royalties are no longer paid for them.


Here Comes Your Audio Book Downloadable


It is easy to download and listen to audio books by clicking your mouse to begin the download. Search the web to discover some online bookstores. The online store you choose will usually request you to complete a form to become their customer and once this is complete you will then be able to find downloading audio books is a simple thing to do. Once you’ve chosen the books that you want to listen to, click the download button. Once the download is completed, you can listen to the audiobooks from your computer, burn it onto a disc or you can also download the mp3 file onto your mp3 player.


Have Your Audio Book Downloaded and Happy Listening


With normal books, people find it very hard to make the time to sit down and read them, but this is not an issue with downloaded audio books. Your children can enjoy some of the greatest books ever written with audio books which are also economical and readily available. The best way to enjoy a good story if you are in a rush is to download them and this way you can also learn a new skill. Audio books are provide at no cost by many libraries and it’s easy to find free downloads of audio books.

Keith Lee, an IT gadgets fanatic and avid writer.
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The Many Benefits Of Using An Audio Book

An audio book is simply a book produced in a format that is audible. Audio books started in the Spanish language and soon blossomed into a multi-linguistic media. Many individuals and corporations use them for many reasons. You can purchase audiobooks on online store like http://spokenalliance.com

The very first audio book was produced in 1975 as a collection of short stories. The author was David Sánchez Juliao and the audio book was in Spanish. Since then, audio books have been used to teach children to read, as a method for the blind to have access to books, and as a learning format for everything from learning a foreign language, guitar lessons, motivational seminars, and cooking lessons. The self-help industry utilizes audio books to tape workshops, conferences and basically uses them as a learning tool.

Audio books have become so popular as a learning tool, because of the portability and relative low cost. In this fast-paced society, audio books have allowed us to multi-task while reading a book or learning a new skill. The ability to hear how words are pronounced can make all the difference when it comes to learning a language successfully.

Audio books have features that are valuable when learning a new skill. A feature such as the ability to replay a segment to reinforce what has been said. Another would be having the ability to listen to an unabridged version (word for word readings from a book), while following along in the actual hardcopy of the same book. Audio books make note taking easy, because of the ability to replay a section, as many times as necessary in order to get all the notes you need.

Audio books can be in CD, cassette or downloadable format. Giving a choice of formats allows the consumer to hear a book in the format best suited to their lifestyle. Audio books are very versatile so they fit just about anyone’s need. Audio books are downloadable to your computer or MP3 player, or you can burn them to CDs. You can purchase them in bookstores or borrow them from your local library. You can find free audio books on numerous Websites or buy them from Audio book clubs. Audio books can be found alongside video rentals as consumers find they compliment each other and are likely to buy them at the same time.

Parents have found that taking audio books along on long commutes can entertain the little ones and allow everyone to have a more peaceful drive. Many workers make good use of the daily commute by listening to self-improvement audio books, or pop in a audio book to catch up on their reading or to learn a language. Now the drive to and from work can be a productive time.

Corporations use business audio books as learning tools for employees, to encourage staff in pursuit of higher learning. There are many inspirational speakers on audio book. Business topics cover managing, motivating employees, closing sales, how to conduct successful negotiations and so much more.

The audio books have grown into a billion dollar industry because of their portability, and use as a learning tool and ability to make reading fun. The audio book appeals to all ages and every family member from the youngest who needs to learn to read, a convenient way for mom to keep up with her book club members, a cool way for a teenager to “hear” his English assignment or dad to motivate himself before a big power meeting.

Johnny is the owner of a downloadable audio books online store at spokenalliance.com and a discount audio books coupon site audiobookscoupon.com providing regular audiobooks discount coupon for purchase of audio books.

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Audio Book Rentals – Convenient Entertainment on a CD

The advent of the audio book happened over 35 years ago in the early 1970’s. Initially the most common place where you found audio books was at the public library. Usually you could listen to the book only at the library where they had the necessary tape playing equipment. At the beginning these recordings were often of only average quality but within a few years, due to the growing popularity, many publishers began to produce much higher quality audio books.

As most public and municipal libraries had only modest resources to buy these audio books their catalog of available titles were initially quite small. To satisfy the public’s growing appetite for audio books, a large number of rental groups began to spring up everywhere offering a much wider range of titles.

Audio book rentals are akin to audio book clubs, but they are able to offer customers unlimited access to literally thousands of different audio books. Customers are offered the option of having their audio book rental on either a CD or tape. They can then select from a range of services where the hire rates can vary depending on the duration of the rental or by way the rented audio books are returned, for example by post or in person.

Audio Book Rentals – A Traveler’s Delight

Most people are already familiar with rental services, originally for videos and more so with DVDs these days. There are some quite interesting groups offering audio book rentals, one in particular has a fairly unique way in which it makes its service very user friendly. This company specializes in distributing its audio books to customers via travel centers located on most major American highways. Among its loyal customer base are truck drivers, sales persons as well as frequent travelers. Their concept is very clever as it allows you to rent the audio book at one place and return it at another travel center elsewhere in the country. For example, you could effectively rent a Stephen King novel in New York to listen to on your car CD player for the long drive to California and when you finish you just pop it into the nearest travel center.

This type of audio book rental service is particularly useful if you do not have access to the internet and cannot download the audio book you are interested in. Additionally audio book rentals can still be taken out in the old cassette format, something else you cannot get from a computer download.

One criticism of audio book rentals, however, is that some customers are unable to finish listening to the books that they have rented before they are due for return, unlike downloads which you can listen to at your leisure. Sometimes with audio book rentals there is also the problem of having to wait for copies of particularly popular books as not all rental agencies have the resources to stock multiple copies of certain titles. So if you are about to embark on a long journey why not pop down to your local travel center and check out their audio book rentals and when you have finished listening to it just drop it off at your destination.

For additional information on Audio Book Rentals and audiobook club reviews and comparisons go to Audio Books Retreat

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Online Audio Books: The Advantages of Downloading Your Audio Book

Getting online audio books is so easy. Unfortunately, if you choose to get your audio books on tape or compact disc, you will have to pay more for them because of the product design, and you will have to wait for them to arrive in the mail. With the mail problems of today, it could get lost, stolen or even sent to the wrong person. Although this does not happen that often, it is something to be concerned about as you do not want to lose it, especially if you have already been waiting for days and weeks. In the world of today, you no longer have to wait for very long if you have internet access. You can pretty much get what you want when you want it.


With online audio books in digital format, you will get the audio books instantly. You do not have to wait for them to arrive in the mail, pay the higher cost, pay for shipping, or only have the ability to listen to them in certain places. You can hear downloaded audio books on computers, PDA, MP3 players, and so on. You have the convenience of listening when you want to and where you want to.


You can also get the latest audio books as soon as you go to your favorite online audio book store. If you were going to buy a cassette tape or compact disc, you would have to wait for the audio book to be produced in these particular formats. With downloadable audio books, you do not have to wait to listen to the audio book of your choice.


There are, of course, some disadvantages to downloading an audio book online. However, these problems can be easily fixed. Audio books are much larger than other things you would download, such as music. Because of their size, they will take longer to download. The time it will take will depend on the website you are downloading from, and the speed of your internet connection. These might seem like some huge disadvantages, but they can be easily remedied.


1. Download in your spare time. Wait until you know you will not need to use the Internet. Set aside some time to download your audio book so you can step away from the computer and complete other tasks that need to be done, watch your favorite television show or movie, or just relax while you wait for your audio book to download.


2. Search for another downloading place. If you have a high-speed connection at work, you can download your audio book there instead of at home. First, make sure it is all right with your boss. Just tell them that you will be performing other work tasks while you are downloading your audio book and then do just that. If your local library has a higher speed internet connection than you do, you might also be able to download it there. Just call your local library and ask them. You could also ask a friend or family member that has a high-speed internet connection to download your downloadable audio books for you.


3. One more thing you can do to shorten the download time is to search and find audio book formats that are specifically created just for you and others who have a slower internet connection. These particular formats will download online audio books faster and easier for you.


Having said that, good downloadable audio book sites allow you to choose three qualities of download: high, medium and low, the latter taking the least amount of time to download because it has less megabytes, which reduces the quality a little, but this is generally fine with spoken word audio books.


Copyright: Helen Wall

Helen Wall is the author of this article. Visit http://www.AudioBooksBonanza.com to download audio books from an extensive range of titles from top publishers. Join the free newsletter now and get to know about the latest hot off the press titles, receive time limited special offers and discounts, before anyone else.

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Why You Should Consider The Unabridged Audio Book

It is quite clear that more than ever people are enjoying audio books on CD and MP3 audio book downloads. These “books on tape,” as they used to be called, are great tools for helping people to make better use of their time. No matter what format they are looking for during their audio book shopping, some people might do a double take when they see two listing for the book they are interested in and discover they can choose from an abridged version or an unabridged audio book version.


There are many people who don’t realized that they might want to look for the unabridged audio book version when they were buying a new audio book, but had simply bought whatever was featured or listed as the most popular for that particular title. In fact, a very good percentage of all audio books on the shelves of bookstores or available as audio book downloads are actually the abridged version and many people purchase them without even realizing that fact. Still, the question remains, what is the real difference between the two types of audio books on sale?


An unabridged audio book will contain a word for word recording of the whole book, as published by the author. Abridged audio book volumes, however, have been edited. Sometimes these edited, or abridged versions, are done by the author, or with their guidance, while in other instances the publisher who bought the rights to the work will edit it as they please.


What this means is that an abridged work, whether in the form of a printed book, an electronic ebook, or an audio book on CD or MP3, does not contain the complete and original work of the author. An unabridged audio book, on the other hand, will be read by the author or by a voice-over artist and every single word in the volume will be recorded as the audio book. Therefore, the unabridged version will be as close to the original message and intent of the author as one can possibly get without inviting the author over for a personal reading.


This may bring up the question, why would anyone buy anything except an unabridged audio book? There are many reasons for this, but the primary reason is to make the recording shorter. This allows the listener to listen to the audio book in less time and when dealing with very long tomes, this can be a great benefit if time is short and if the listener simply wants to be able to get the gist or the highlights of the book by listening to a shortened audio version.


One reason people seek out the shorter, abridged versions of audio books on CD is so that they can use them as a review of material that they have already read. This can be helpful to students preparing for exams, or to a business man preparing for a presentation based on a certain book, or even just to enjoy a quick refresher of a favorite novel.


But, there are a lot of people who simply feel that they are going to miss an element of the original that is important to understanding the full story, if they get the abridged recording. In that case, the unabridged audio book will be the better choice and will help the listener to relax and simply soak in the recording with the assurance that they are not missing a thing.

Mike Selvon portal offers free articles on audio books. Find out more about the unabridged audio book, and leave a comment at the audio book reviews blog where a free gift awaits you.

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