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TALKING AUDIOBOOKS SERIES FINALE

9/14/2018
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Welcome to the series finale of the Talking Audiobooks Podcast, hosted by Casey Trowbridge. In this farewell episode, Casey and Producer Ken share why the podcast is not coming back for a fourth season, and talk about what the journey has been like in producing more than 80 hours of podcasts. Both Casey and Ken want to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who shared their time to be a guest on the show, and to all the loyal listeners who made it all worthwhile. In this episode, Casey also...

Duration:01:18:35

ENCORE! SPECIAL GUEST: SEAN PRATT

7/27/2018
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Enjoy this special encore of Casey’s interview with audiobook narrator Sean Pratt. ____________________________ The new Talking Audiobooks Podcast app for iPhone and iPad is here! Search the app store on your device for TALKING AUDIOBOOKS, and visit us at talkingaudiobooks.com for more info! Please note: All contests and giveaways mentioned in this episode only apply to the date when it originally aired. But, come back in October for new episodes and giveaways! All the podcast show...

Duration:02:01:42

3.23 SEASON 3 FINALE! HOW DOES A MOM WITH 6 KIDS FIND TIME TO NARRATE AUDIOBOOKS? PLUS: WE ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF JUNE’S GIVEAWAY AND THE FUTURE OF THE PODCAST!

6/29/2018
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Really, just how does a mom with 6 kids find time to have a burgeoning career narrating audiobooks? Find out in this episode where Casey sits down for an illuminating chat with Leslie Howard. Find out if YOU 10 audiobooks of your choice as we announce the winner of our June is Audiobook Month contest! Also– it’s the Season Three finale, and Casey talks about the future of the podcast. All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can...

Duration:01:34:06

3.22 FROM MID-WIFE, TO GIVING BIRTH TO AUDIOBOOKS: ANNE FLOSNIK

6/22/2018
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There seems to be no end to the incredible journeys folks take on their way to becoming audiobook narrators, and that is certainly true of this week’s guest, Anne Flosnik. She sits down with Casey for a very illuminating one-on-one chat about her journey from mid-wife in England, to audiobook narrator in the U.S. It’s a great interview you don’t want to miss. Also, the LAST secret code is buried in the episode somewhere, and is your last chance to enter our drawing for 10 free...

Duration:01:11:28

3.21 THE JOURNEY FROM GEOPHYSICS ENGINEER TO AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR, OUR INTERVIEW WITH LAURA JENNINGS

6/15/2018
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How does one go from 20 years as a geophysics engineer to an audiobook narrator? You’ll have to listen to Casey’s fun interview with audiobook narrator Laura Jennings to find out, and to hear clips from her most recent audiobooks including “Last Gone Girl”. Plus! Listen for the secret code buried in the show that you can use to enter our drawing for 10 free audiobooks! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast...

Duration:01:21:08

3.20 THE AUDIE WINNERS ARE HERE!

6/8/2018
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The Audio Publishers Association held their conference last week in NYC, and bestowed the coveted “Audie” (the audiobook equivalent of an Oscar) to the best audiobooks of the year. We have clips from six of the top winners in the episode this week, along with the secret code you can use to enter our June is Audiobook Month contest to win 10 free audiobooks! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe),...

Duration:00:59:49

3.19: BACK TO BOOKS! Reviews & Clips from Six Great Audiobooks including the latest from Stephen King!

6/1/2018
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This week Casey features an audiobook six-pack of hot fiction and non-fiction titles. From corporate fraud to international espionage, to a rivalry between the world’s two top comic book publishers, Casey reviews and plays clips from audiobooks that should be in your library, including the latest thriller from Stephen King. Plus, the episode includes this week’s secret code that you can use to enter our June giveaway to win 10 FREE AUDIOBOOKS OF YOUR CHOICE! All the podcast show...

Duration:01:19:48

3.18 INTERVIEW WITH AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR GARY FURLONG

5/24/2018
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So, how does an Irish bloke, who’s fluent in Japanese and teaching English in Japan, end up as an audiobook narrator? The journey has many twists and turns, as does Casey’s interview with audiobook narrator Gary Furlong whose story of self-discovery and career choices is as charming as he is. Don’t miss this episode! PLUS! Find out how to win a copy of Isobel Starling’s searing romance “As You Wish.” PLUS! News about our giveaway in June celebrating audiobook month, and how you can win...

Duration:01:07:26

3.17 INTERVIEW WITH “RAVELED” AUTHOR ANNE McANENY & NARRATOR REBECCA ROBERTS

5/17/2018
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This week Casey chats with “Raveled” author Anne McAneny, and the book’s narrator, Rebecca Roberts as they pull back the curtain on how to write a novel in 30 days, and how to give the characters their voice before having read the book. It’s an insightful and funny interview that you don’t want to miss! Plus! Listen to the entire podcast to found out how to get any of the audiobooks narrated by Rebecca Roberts for free! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website...

Duration:01:02:40

3.16 SPECIAL GUEST: AUDIE-WINNER JOHNNY HELLER

5/10/2018
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What do you do if you don’t like the book you’ve been hired to narrate or its author? Can you separate the art from the artist? Why should you always put the toilet seat down? Why should all audiobook narrators have a sense of humor? These and other questions about the meaning of life are answered by this week’s great guest, the prolific (more than 700 audiobooks) Audie-winning audiobook narrator—Johnny Heller. All the podcast show notes are now available on our website...

Duration:01:21:09

3.15: ANOTHER OPERA SINGER/ACTOR TURNED AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR! Our interview with Paul Woodson.

5/3/2018
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Is this a trend? Former opera singer/actor turns audiobook narrator? It could be! Audiobook narrator Paul Woodson sits down with Casey for a one-on-one about his journey into the audiobook industry. It’s a great interview that you don’t want to miss! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info. Talking Audiobooks is a trademark of...

Duration:01:14:07

BONUS EPISODE: SPECIAL GUEST MARGUERITE GAVIN

5/1/2018
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Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Talking Audiobooks Podcast! Casey sits down with audiobook narrator Marguerite Gavin who talks about getting back to work after recovering from recent brain surgery and how friends, family, fans, and professionals in the audiobook industry gathered forces to provide emotional and financial support while she underwent a very difficult period and a very delicate brain surgery. Marguerite, we’re SO GLAD you’ve come through with flying colors and are...

Duration:01:17:39

3.14: Narrator Amy Landon talks about motorcycles, making the perfect biscuit and, oh yeah, audiobooks!

4/26/2018
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This week Casey sits down for a really fun interview with audiobook narrator Amy Landon who talks about how her stage and film acting experience provide the foundation for her work as an audiobook narrator. All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info. Talking Audiobooks is a trademark of Ken Joy Media. All Rights Reserved. All other...

Duration:00:54:55

3.13: OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR JOHN GULLY!

4/19/2018
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This week Casey sits down for a one-on-one with audiobook narrator John Gully for his first-ever interview! It’s a great chat, and a great insight into John’s journey to become a full-time audiobook narrator! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info. Talking Audiobooks is a trademark of Ken Joy Media. All Rights Reserved. All...

Duration:01:28:34

3.12 CONSPIRACY THEORIES, TIME TRAVEL & AUDIOBOOKS! Our interview with Shaun Grindell

4/12/2018
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This week Casey sits down with the brilliant Shaun Grindell to talk about his career narrating audiobooks, and along the way, they talk about conspiracy theories, time travel AND audiobooks! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info, Talking Audiobooks is a trademark of Ken Joy Media. All Rights Reserved. All other trademarks...

Duration:00:54:55

3.11 OPERA TO ROCK TO AUDIOBOOKS! MEGHAN KELLY’S JOURNEY TO AUDIOBOOK NARRATION

3/29/2018
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From musical theater to opera singer, to fronting a rock ’n roll band, just how did Meghan Kelly find her way to narrating audiobooks? Casey finds out this week in a fun and candid interview with the prolific audiobook narrator. All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info, and enter the current Five-Day Giveaway to win this week’s...

Duration:01:07:11

3.10: BASEBALL EXTRAVAGANZA IN AUDIOBOOKS!

3/22/2018
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It’s time to PLAY BALL! This week Casey rounds the bases of some of the greatest baseball audiobooks of all time, playing clips and offering behind-the-scenes glimpses into America’s favorite pastime. Get your Cracker Jacks and hot dogs, and settle in for a home run of an episode! All the podcast show notes are now available on our website talkingaudiobooks.com, where you can stream the podcast (or subscribe), get links to all the featured titles as well as author/narrator info, and enter...

Duration:01:17:01

3.09: INTERVIEW WITH NARRATOR ANA CLEMENTS

3/15/2018
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This week Casey sits down for a great one-on-one with Ana Clements, an audiobook narrator based in the UK. Find out how a vacuum cleaner led her to the world of audiobook narration! ENTER THE FIVE DAY GIVEAWAY Click here to enter to win a copy of the “Silk & Scars” audiobook! Contest closes March 21st, 12pm

Duration:01:07:22

3.08 INTERVIEW WITH AUDIE-NOMINATED NARRATOR LAUREN EZZO

3/8/2018
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A thoroughly delightful interview with Audie-nominated audiobook narrator Lauren Ezzo (”The Last to See Me”). Find out why her Twitter handle is @singlewithfries. AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE: THE LAST TO SEE METHE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY

Duration:01:24:01

3.07: A chat with audiobook narrator Erin Bennett

3/1/2018
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This week, Casey sits down for a chat with audiobook narrator Erin Bennett to discuss her career, and the fascinating book, CODE GIRLS, about the women who deciphered German and Japanese codes during World War II, which led to the end of the war. A great chat, and a great interview! Enter HERE for a chance to win a copy of the CODE GIRLS audiobook! Erin Bennett’s 411: Twitter: @TheErinBennettWeb: erinbennettvo.comFacebook:

Duration:00:34:22