Landover, MD, October 13, 2020—RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, today announced that its audiobooks represent half of the shortlist for the renowned Booker Prize, three finalist spots on the 2020 National Book Awards list, and 44 New York Times bestsellers since the beginning of this year.
Created for healthcare workers, paramedics, police, and firefighters, “Self-Care and Mindful Resilience for First Responders” consists of eight distinct modules that introduce and teach mindfulness, insight, compassion, guided imagery, and breath work. The goal of compassion-based training is to ensure that first responders limit their exposure to trauma, fatigue, and burnout. This course provides them with tools to combat these potential outcomes of prolonged work in their environment, and it can help them recenter and balance if they are in the midst of experiencing these reactions.
Landover, MD, November 23, 2020—RBmedia, a global leader in spoken audio content and digital media distribution technology, today announced that its audiobook The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and his daughter Tamara Payne has won the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Produced by RBmedia’s flagship publishing brand, Recorded Books, the audiobook is available for download on Audible, iTunes, Google Play, Audiobooks.com, and wherever digital audiobooks are sold.
Landover, MD, October 22, 2020—Recorded Books, RBmedia’s® flagship publishing brand, today announced its audio production of The Deep End, book 15 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from bestselling author Jeff Kinney, is releasing simultaneously with the print edition October 27, 2020.
The Wizard King Trilogy | Book One, After nearly eight centuries, the last wizard king seeks a return to Tralodren. But doing so requires the manipulation of a band of mercenaries oblivious to his goals.
The gladiator sold his soul for revenge. The knight’s a bigot. The dwarf only cares about regaining his honor. Even the wizardess seems too bookish for anyone’s good. But they’ve all been hired by a blind seer and his assistant to retrieve some forgotten knowledge long hidden away in a jungle-strangled ruin.
“Self-Care for Turbulent Times” is part 1 of 4 in Shelly Tygielski’s new workshop series. Narrated by the author, this workshop will provide you with a practical roadmap to apply main pillars of self-care and community care in your life, relieving stress, cultivating resilience and creating space for peace even in the most unprecedented and difficult times.
Renowned actor Andy Serkis will narrate The Hobbit in newly announced audiobook to be published by Recorded Books® in North America
J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved tale featuring a fresh audio experience is coming to listeners this September. Landover, MD, September 3, 2020—Recorded Books, RBmedia’s® flagship publishing brand, today announced a new audiobook edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, read by the award-winning actor, director and author, Andy Serkis. Andy Serkis has earned acclaim from both critics…
LMBPN® Publishing Announces a Multi-Division Audio Licensing Agreement with RBmedia LMBPN Publishing continues to innovate by entering into a multi-division publishing agreement with Recorded Books® and GraphicAudio® brands. Together, the strategic alliance will simultaneously launch a new series titled The Great Insurrection in early 2021…. Learn more
Cleveland, OH, June 23, 2020. PRNewswire—OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, announced today that it is acquiring the assets of RBmedia‘s library business, including the RBdigital platform in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia…. Learn more
hoopla digital Adds Expanded Content Catalogs from Recorded Books, Graphic Audio, more–to Audiobook Collection
HOLLAND, Ohio, July 1, 2020 — hoopla digital, the category-creating digital service for public libraries, today announced an expanded deal with RBmedia to bring a vast catalog of titles from the leading independent audiobook publisher to hoopla’s dynamic collection. READ MORE