Celebrating Audiobook Appreciation Month!

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Audiobook Appreciation Month celebrations start on June 1st every year with the goal of increasing awareness and engagement with the format. Listening to audiobooks is not only a legitimate way of reading but also makes it more accessible and a lot of fun. Audiobooks have made reading on the go easier and made books accessible to those with poorer vision, attention span issues, or low literacy levels. With the help of audiobooks, reading in unfamiliar languages has also become easier. It is easy to pick up from where you left off while different audible settings ensure a comfortable listen. 
About 40% of all audiobooks are consumed through public libraries, while the rest are sold online and at retail bookstores. Library download programs have also seen rapid growth as these public libraries offer free downloadable audiobooks. Audiobooks have also been proven to increase general literacy. Audiobook Appreciation Month celebrates the wonderful development of audiobooks over the years and the way this format has helped millions of people read their favorite books day after day! 
Check out some of our featured audiobook titles this month to celebrate...Happy listening! 
Stranger's Game by Colleen Coble 
This gripping new novel from USA Today best-selling romantic suspense author, Colleen Coble, will leave you on the edge of your seat until the very last chapter. 
Chasing Fireflies by Charles Martin 
When paramedics find a malnourished six-year-old boy near a burning car that holds a dead woman, they wonder who he is - and why he won't speak. From the New York Times best-selling author of The Mountain Between Us, Charles Martin, comes a story of self-discovery, healing, and hope. 
Something Good by Vanessa Miller 
When three women find their lives inextricably linked after a terrible mistake, they must work together to make the most of their futures. Vanessa Miller’s latest inspirational novel reminds listeners that differences may separate us, but if we cling to each other, God can bring something good out of our very worst moments. 
How to Catch a Prince by Rachel Hauck 
An American heiress and a crown prince thought their secret marriage was annulled years ago, but now they must come face to face with their past. The third volume in the captivating Royal Wedding series from New York Times best-selling author Rachel Hauck. A modern fairy tale with a twist, Rachel Hauck’s How to Catch a Prince is a charming romantic read. 
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