Free Audiobook: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Review)

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Free Audiobook

Audiobook Jungle readers can get The Legend of Sleepy Hollow audiobook for free when signing up for a new Audible account. Click on this image to sign up and get your free copy!

Free: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Written by: Washington Irving

Narrated by: Tom Mison

Length: 1 hr and 15 mins

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date:09-09-14

Publisher: Audible Studios

I’ve never actually read the original Legend of Sleepy Hollow until now, so this audiobook rendition was my first experience with the American classic. If you like me happen to have not read the legend, it tells the story of Ichabod Crane – a teacher in the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town, more often called by its’ residents as Sleepy Hollow. He among other men from the town is courting Katrina Van Tassel – the young and only daughter of a wealthy farmer.  Read the rest of this entry

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screw everyone audiobook

Audiobook Jungle readers can get the Screw Everyone audiobook for free when signing up for a new Audible account. Click on this image to sign up and get your free copy!

Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy

Written by: Ophira Eisenberg

Narrated by: Ophira Eisenberg

Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date:02-18-14

Publisher: Audible Studios

Screw Everyone is one of the few comedy audiobooks I’ve listened to and I’m usually not very excited about reading someones’ memoirs but this time it was definitely worth it and I enjoyed the whole audiobook. It’s narrated by Ophira herself which makes it that much more personal. There’s also the fact that she doesn’t hide anything about her life and describes every part of it with a unique self-deprecating sense of humor that is sure to put a smile on your face. Read the rest of this entry

Audible.com CEO Donald Katz Commemorates Robin Williams

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You might be wondering what does Robin Williams have to do with audiobooks. Below, in a sad but inspiring note to the Audible team, CEO Donald Katz shares his memories of Robin Williams – not only a great actor but a vital figure in the events that made audiobooks what they are today. Read the rest of this entry

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Hard Duty - Merkiaari Wars Series

Audiobook Jungle readers can get the Hard Duty audiobook for free when signing up for a new Audible account. Click on this image to sign up and get your free copy!

Written by: Mark E. Cooper

Narrated by: Mikael Naramore

Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins

Series: Merkiaari Wars, Book 1

Format: Unabridged

Release Date:02-18-14

Publisher: Impulse Books UK

Are you up for some awesome space opera action? Then continue reading because Hard Duty by Mark E. Cooper is just the audiobook for you. In my opinion it takes a lot of courage to start writing a space opera series because there are so many good books out there already and the fans of the genre are going to ruthlessly compare your works with other authors. I guess that’s true for all genres but it’s kind of hard to pull off a good space opera that’s somewhat original and adds something to the genre. However, Mr. Cooper seems to be on the right path with Hard Duty, the first novel in the Merkiaari Wars series. Read the rest of this entry

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Superheroes In Prose audiobook review

Audiobook Jungle readers can download Superheroes In Prose or any other audiobook for free with a new Audible account. Click the image to sign up and download your free audiobook.

Written by: Sevan Paris

Narrated by: Bryan Reid

Length: 1 hr and 52 mins

Series: Superheroes in Prose, Book 1

Release Date:08-01-13

Publisher: Sevan Paris

Superheroes in Prose: Welcome to Prose is a fun little audiobook that will get a few chuckles out of you, or at least it did it for me. I didn’t have any expectations for it and the title of the book sounded a little strange to me especially the Prose part. Turns out it’s the name of the fictional city where there’s an unusual clustering of superheroes per capita. This audiobook is really just the set up for the series and introduces the main superheroes that clash in epic battles with the city of Prose as the backdrop. Read the rest of this entry

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Disclaimer: This is a guest post by Mike Hill.

777-fullOnce just for the blind, audiobooks are now being devoured by the general public be they on CDs, in digital format, or even old timey analog cassette tapes. While ebooks remain more accessible to new authors (there’s no need to find a studio or buy decent recording equipment so your narration is at the very least understandable), the audiobook industry has ballooned into a billion-dollar industry in the past few years – thanks in no small part to the easy accessibility afforded by media-capable phones and other mobile devices. Read the rest of this entry

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The Atlantis Gene audiobook review

Audiobook Jungle readers can download The Atlantis Gene or any other audiobook for free with a new Audible account. Click the image to sign up and download your free audiobook.

The Atlantis Gene is the debut novel of author A.G.Riddle and it successfully combines history, science, conspiracy theories, tech, evolution, and thrilling action into one. It isn’t perfect by any means, but contrary to some of the other reviews I’ve read I found it to be a very enjoyable audiobook.
Some of the reviews I’ve seen were really funny to me for several reasons. For example, they complain about how the beginning is too confusing with all the different subplots ‘thrown’ at the reader. Uhm, hello? Have you not read a thriller in your life before? This isn’t something that hasn’t been done before and in fact it’s a classic formula for the genre. If it’s too confusing for you maybe you should start with something easier, like, I don’t know, the alphabet? Read the rest of this entry

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sand-audiobook-review

Audiobook Jungle readers can download Sand or any other audiobook for free with a new Audible account. Click the image to sign up and download your free audiobook.

First of all, look at that book cover! Isn’t it gorgeous? OK, the omnibus edition of Sand by Hugh Howey is one of those audiobooks that made me think “Wow, this is really special!” after reading them. I don’t know if it’s the unique post appocaliptic setting, the beautiful, loneliness-inducing prose, the tough and likable characters or something other that’s intangible. I’m pretty sure Hugh Howey is some sort of wizard or at least is utilizing some sort of subconscious triggers that make me like his audiobook so much. :D Read the rest of this entry

The Island by Jen Minkman (Audiobook Review)

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audiobook review of The Island by Jen Minkman

Audiobook Jungle readers can download The Island or any other audiobook for free with a new Audible account. Click the image to sign up and download your free audiobook.

The Island: The Island Series, Book 1

Written by: Jen Minkman

Narrated by: Coco Bell

Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins

Series: The Island Series, Book 1

Format: Unabridged

Release Date:02-06-14

Publisher: Kemah Bay Marketing LLC

The Island is a short, two and a half hours long novella that surprised me with some clever writing and after finishing it I found myself wanting to see more, to know what happens to the characters next. That was quite a different outcome from my sneaking suspicions when I got it at first – here we go, just another Young Adult book. Not the case it turns out.

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At Home by Bill Bryson Audiobook Review

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Today at Audiobook Jungle we have our first guest review, written by Graham Kerr which will be about At Home by Bill Bryson. You can find what Graham’s up to at his Tumblr blog at whyayesosirius.tumblr.com.

At Home by Bill Bryson Audiobook Review and free download

Audiobook Jungle readers can get this or any other audiobook for free with a new Audible account. Click the image to sign up and download your free audiobook.

“I don’t know how many hours of my school years were spent studying the Missouri Compromise or the War of the Roses, but it was vastly more than I was ever encouraged or allowed to give to the history of eating, sleeping, having sex, or endeavouring to be amused.”
Bill Bryson – At Home

Bryson finally has his wish to spend time studying the history of these things and the results make for an enticing read. Indeed, if someone had offered me money to listen to a man talk about rooms and objects in his house for 17 hours I would have, without doubt, refused. Unless they told me that this man was Bill Bryson. Now that my friends is an altogether different proposition. I’ve read all of Bryson’s works, from his early escapades with the English language through living and travelling around Britain, North America and an adventure down under.

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