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News & Reviews from the world of audiobooks

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S2:E25 2017 #Thankful4Audiobooks Extravaganza!

11/17/2017
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2017 #Thankful4Audiobooks Extravaganza! Join Casey and producer Ken as they sit down together for a big thanksgiving feast of emails from Talking Audiobooks listeners who shared their reasons why they are thankful for audiobooks. The letters are wonderful, funny, and very moving! Plus, Casey and Ken play some Thanksgiving-themed audiobook excerpts, and reveal the big winners in the #Thankful4Audiobooks sweepstakes. Plus a sneak peek at what’s coming to the podcast! Hint: LOTS OF...

Duration: 02:03:42


S2:E24 A SPECIAL SALUTE TO OUR VETERANS, AND THE AUDIOBOOKS THEY’VE INSPIRED

11/9/2017
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This episode, Casey looks at both fiction and non-fiction audiobooks that celebrate the heroism of veterans of the United States military service, some of which have been made into blockbuster Hollywood movies that have garnered world-wide acclaim. For our listeners outside the USA, we appreciate your indulgence as we say thank you to the men and women who have served our country in the armed forces. Enter the ‘Thankful for Audiobooks’ giveaway presented by Talking Audiobooks. In the...

Duration: 01:38:33


S2:E23 UNDER THE LEARNING TREE: Al Davis & The Raiders PLUS Michael Connelly’s new Harry Bosch thriller!

11/2/2017
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In this episode Casey goes behind the Raiders shield in the Al Davis bio, and jumps into the dark underworld in the new Michael Connelly thriller! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield

Duration: 00:57:35


BONUS EPISODE: 10-31-17 SPEND HALLOWEEN WITH COUNT AUDIOBOOKULA!

10/31/2017
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TURN ON THE LIGHTS, LOCK THE DOORS, AS COUNT AUDIOBOOKULA TAKES YOU INTO THE INNER SANCTUM OF SPOOKY AUDIOBOOKS! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Dracula [Audible Edition]

Duration: 00:48:26


S2:E22 HOOPIN’ IT UP! Curry, LeBron, Showtime, MJ and more!

10/26/2017
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On this special edition of Talking Audiobooks, Casey gets you primed for the 2017-2018 NBA season with some basketball audiobooks. From Steph Curry and LeBron James to The Showtime Lakers, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan we’ve got you covered. AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry

Duration: 01:24:35


SALE ALERT: AUDIBLE IS HAVING A SALE ON KID’S TITLES. MOST TITLES ARE JUST $3.95!

10/23/2017
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On this sale alert edition of Talking Audiobooks, Casey takes a look at the Audible sale of audiobooks for kids. This sale runs through November 27 at 10:59 PM PT. AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Where the Red Fern GrowsThe Graveyard Book: Full-Cast Production

Duration: 01:38:33


BONUS EPISODE: 10-20-17 CASEY IS INTERVIEWED ABOUT BEING A PODCAST HOST, HOW TO START YOUR OWN PODCAST, AND ALL THINGS AUDIOBOOKS!

10/19/2017
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The tables are turned on Casey this week as he’s interviewed by Jess the Audiobookworm. He talks about how he became the host of the Talking Audiobooks podcast, gives advice for people who want to start their own podcast, and talks about all things audiobooks. HAVE YOU ENTERED ALL OF OUR GIVEAWAYS? IF NOT, GO TO TALKINGAUDIOBOOKS.COM, AND CLICK ON THE LINKS ON THE RIGHT TO ENTER OUR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER GIVEAWAYS! LINKS...

Duration: 01:34:04


S2:E21 Special Guests: Sci-Fi Author Nina Munteanu and Narrator Dawn Harvey and the Splintered Universe Trilogy, PLUS a look at sexism in tecnology.

10/12/2017
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This week Casey chats with special guests, science fiction author Nina Munteanu and audiobook narrator Dawn Harvey as they talk about working on the Splintered Universe Triology audiobooks, and the special collaboration between author and narrator. Casey also looks at “Technically Wrong” that reveals sexual discrimination in the technology we all use everyday. We also unveil our HUGE Thanksgiving Giveaway! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Outer Diverse (The...

Duration: 02:39:20


S2:E20 SHAKESPEARE MEETS STAR WARS? REMEMBERING TOM PETTY. BEHIND THE SCENES OF A WRESTLING ANNOUNCER & FREE AUDIOBOOKS!

10/4/2017
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On this episode of Talking Audiobooks: Star Wars the musical? You won’t believe your ears! Casey remembers Tom Petty with a clip from his biography, tells you where you can get free audiobooks and discounts on audiobooks, and brings you up to date on industry news! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: From a Certain Point of View (Star Wars)

Duration: 01:38:33


S2:E19 NEW TITLES FROM STEPHEN KING & SON; SLEEPING BEAUTIES & HARLEN COBEN; “AMERICAN KINGPIN”. THRILLERS, MYSTERIES, AND HORROR!

9/28/2017
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On this episode Casey looks at the new novel from Stephen King and his son Owen: Sleeping Beauties, and an engrossing non-fiction thriller from Harlen Coben: American Kingpin, and a great idea for keeping your audiobook listening rolling along! Congrats to Fred P. from Myrtle Beach, SC who won the September Giveaway of four free audiobooks from Audible.com! Enter the October contest at talkingaudiobooks.com. Featured on this week’s show:

Duration: 00:51:15


S2: BONUS EPISODE FALL TV MEMORIES: MARY-TYLER-MOORE, LENO, SLIMED, SEINFELD, STAR TREK, ESPN, JIM HENSON & THE MUPPETS

9/25/2017
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On this episode of Talking Audiobooks, Casey gets you ready for the start of the fall television season. All of the audiobooks featured on this show are hand picked from Casey’s own library and feature looks at iconic individuals, shows and networks throughout the history of television. BOOKS FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE The War for Late Night: When Leno Went Early and Television Went Crazy

Duration: 01:02:04


S2:E18 SPECIAL GUEST: AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR HELEN LLOYD!

9/21/2017
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This week, Casey sits down for a chat with British audiobook narrator Helen Lloyd. They talk about the differences between the U.K. and U.S. audiobook industry, Helen’s acting and television careers and all things audiobooks! LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE FEATURED AUDIOBOOKS NARRATED BY HELEN LLOYD Falling Into Bed with a Duke (Hellions of Havisham)

Duration: 01:31:43


S2:E17 STAR WARS, ASSASSINS, WHAT HAPPENED TO HILLARY, AND ANCIENT DISCOVERIES! WE’VE GOT REVIEWS & BREAKING NEWS!

9/14/2017
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The Reviews are In On this week’s episode, Casey discusses some big audiobook news. We have a major casting announcement, a big book release and a new audiobook service to discuss. After that, Casey catches you up on the books he’s been listening to lately and gives you the titles that caught his ear this week. NEWS & REVIEWS What Happened

Duration: 01:48:05


AUDIBLE $4.95 WIN/WIN SALE ALERT!

9/11/2017
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Sale Alert: Audible’s $4.95 Win/Win Sale Through Sept. 17, members of Audible can browse over 300 titles that are on sale for just $4.95 each. Casey takes a look at some of the audiobooks in this sale including ones he already ones, ones that he purchased from this sale and others that just got his attention. FEATURED TITLES ON SALE: The Art of Invisibilit [...]

Duration: 00:31:06


S2:E16 THREE MONTH RETROSPECTIVE

9/7/2017
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Casey looks back at his first 3 months as host of the talking audiobooks podcast. What has he learned about his fellow audiobook listeners? How have his own listening habits changed? Why is he bringing this up after only three months? Casey is dedicating this episode to his late father, Ivan Trowbridge who would have celebrated his 70th birthday on September 10. LINKS MENTIONED: Jack & Jill (Alex Cross)

Duration: 01:23:45


S2:E14 FRANK DEFORD RETROSPECTIVE

8/31/2017
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On this special episode of the Talking Audiobooks Podcast, Casey takes a look at the audiobooks of acclaimed sportswriter Frank Deford (12/16/38-05/28/2017). Will we see more of Deford’s books come to audio in the future? Only time will tell. AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Bliss, Remembered: A Novel

Duration: 00:43:06


S2:E14: Legacy: A Musical Indictment with November Christine! Musical Theatre Comes to Audiobooks!

8/24/2017
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What happens when you cross audiobooks with musical theater? What happens when you cross ‘Hamilton’ with ‘A Christmas Carol’? What happens when you cross history with Hip Hop? You get ‘Legacy: A Musical Indictment’ and on Talking Audiobooks this week, Casey sits down with producer November Christine to talk all about this unique audiobook project! LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE LEGACY, A MUSICAL INDICTMENT: Episode 1: The Revelation

Duration: 01:32:54


S2:E13 ‘Lost in the Clouds’ with Author RK Gold and Narrator Kyle Tait; Audible debuts audiobooks for your dog!

8/17/2017
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On this week’s episode, Casey sits down with author RK Gold and narrator Kyle Tait to discuss their collaboration on the recently released audiobook ‘Lost in the Clouds’. One thing you’ll find out by listening to this week’s show is that audiobooks have truly gone to the dogs! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED/MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Lost in the Clouds

Duration: 01:01:20


S2:E12 A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR. OUR INTERVIEW WITH SEAN PRATT, NARRATOR OF MORE THAN 900 AUDIOBOOKS!

8/10/2017
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On this week’s episode, Casey sits down with audiobook narrator and coach Sean Pratt. A lot of topics are discussed in this wide-ranging interview from how Sean broke into narration, the challenges of narrating nonfiction, his preparation methods, marketing your work as a narrator and so much more. This is an in depth interview that barely scratches the surface of all of Sean’s knowledge. They don’t call him the “Ginger Yoda for nothing! AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE: The Extra...

Duration: 02:01:23


S2:E11 CASEY TALKS WITH AWARD-WINNING AUDIOBOOK BLOGGER, FELICIA SPARKS!

8/3/2017
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On this week’s episode Casey is joined by Felicia Sparks AKA the Geeky Blogger to discuss her history with audiobooks, all things blogging, being the 2017 APA blogger of the year and much more. AUDIOBOOKS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE: Patient Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel

Duration: 01:29:48

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