Vienna, VA (PRNewswire) May 22, 2013 - AudiobooksNow has added over 1,700 Hachette Audio titles to its digital audiobook download and streaming service. Hachette Audio is one of the premier audiobook publishers in the world and has been recognized as offering some of the highest quality content and productions in the industry.
"We are very excited about offering Hachette Audiobooks through our digital audiobook service" said Doug Ross, President and CEO. AudiobooksNow's selection and customer base continues to rapidly grow. "We have added the content of 2 major audiobook publishers so far this year and are currently in the process of adding a third. That gives us 6 major publishers" said Ross.
Hachette Audio brings an award winning selection of titles to AudiobooksNow. Recent awards include both prestigious audiobook Grammys for The Daily Show with John Stewart presents EARTH (The Audiobook) in Spoken Word, and Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies in the Children's Spoken Word category. Keith Richards' memoir Life won the highest honor, Audiobook of the Year, at the Audies Award gala hosted by the Audio Publishers Association.
Some of Hachette Audio's most popular audiobooks come from authors such as James Patterson, Malcolm Gladwell, David Baldacci, Emma Donoghue, Michael Connelly, David Sedaris, Anita Shreve, Nicholas Sparks, Joel Osteen, Preston & Child, David Foster Wallace, Nelson DeMille, Elin Hilderbrand, Brad Meltzer, Joyce Meyer, and Scott Turow.
AudiobooksNow currently offers over 15,000 digital audiobook titles and are focused on expanding their selection and service. When asked what is up next for AudiobooksNow, Ross replied, "a fully featured app for the Barnes & Noble Nook tablets, complete with in-app purchases". AudiobooksNow plans to release their Nook app later this month.
In Addition to their upcoming Nook app, AudiobooksNow offers free apps for both Android and Apple iOS devices. All of Hachette's DRM-free digital audiobooks will be offered through the AudiobooksNow website and apps.