50: News & Updates

In celebration of episode 50 of Narrated, Mark Siegal joins me to check in on our audiobook listening habits, catch up on recent audiobook news, provide updates to previous episodes, and to look ahead to a few upcoming audiobook releases that we’re excited for.

Audiobook News:

Publisher limitations for library audiobooks

Audible Captions lawsuit

In-App Purchasing (with credits)


Audiobook Tech (Apple Watch series 5)

Watches [xkcd]

Mark's Tidying Up

A few upcoming audiobooks that we're exceted to listen to:

The Toll [Arc of a Scythe - Book 3]

The Starless Sea [Audible] / [Libro.fm] / [OverDrive]

Auberon [Expanse Novella]

The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl [Audible] / [Libro.fm] / [OverDrive]

00: Introduction to Narrated

Narrated is a fortnightly podcast about audiobooks, primarily for audiobook listeners. Episodes include audiobook reviews, recommendations, tips for new and experienced listeners, and other audiobook related discussion and interviews. This introduction provides an overview for new listeners

[Updated: June 2019]

Episodes Referenced:

8: Intro to Audiobooks (including an introduction to Audible)

21: Free Audiobooks From Your Local Library (including Libby and Hoopla)

31: Scribd (unlimited audiobook borrowing)

3: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

4: The Expanse

17: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets to the Universe

30: Spinning Silver

34: The Bayern Agenda with Dan Moren

36: Narrator Anneliese Rennie

22: Mount Everest Audiobook Draft

35: Audiobook Draft for New Audiobook Listeners

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