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The new voice of Cindy Lou Who and her favourite books

The new voice of Cindy Lou Who in the latest animated version of Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch is none other than rising star Cameron Seely, that’s whoThe Grinch, the beloved tale of how kindness can make even the biggest of curmudgeons’ heart swell, is an evergreen classic that...

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12 audiobooks to make you LOL on the subway

Commuting on the subway (or even by car) doesn't usually lead to laughter or mirth. These twelve audiobooks are here to change all that by making you laugh so hard your fellow commuters will wonder what you're listening to. From celebrity musings to dark comedy to science, there’s...

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From words to action: the #MeToo movement in books

The #MeToo movement took the world by storm in 2018. This list recommends books that will educate, spark discussion, and most importantly, inspire action.

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Audiobook recommendations to tackle the most common New Year's resolutions

Polls show that the most common New Year’s resolutions are to eat healthier, exercise, save money, get more sleep, make new friends, and get organized. We could all use a little help achieving our goals in 2019, but we’re also pressed for time. Audiobooks can help you prepare...

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The best audiobooks of 2018

2018 was undoubtedly the year of the audiobook. The audiobook went from an eclectic art, consumed by book nerds, academics and athletes alike - to a mainstream media modality that everyone can listen to.Since audiobooks have grown so quickly in popularity this year, a complete comprehensive list would...

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“The House with a Clock in its Walls” cast & crew favourite reads

A great story always stands the test of time, and Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo recently sat down for an exclusive chat with The House with a Clock in its Walls movie’s director, Eli Roth (director: Cabin Fever, Hostel; actor: Inglourious Basterds, starring opposite Brad Pitt); Owen...

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How-to listen to Kobo audiobooks in your car with CarPlay

Dear drivers and passengers,Have you heard? The Kobo iOS app now officially supports CarPlay, meaning you can listen to Kobo audiobooks through your car’s speaker system simply by connecting your iPhone. Perfect for long drives, short trips, and the commute, CarPlay allows you to listen to the words...

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12 audiobooks to bring joy to your holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and also one of the busiest. Here are twelve audiobooks to keep your spirits high this holiday season.

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Audiobooks the whole family can listen to around the fireplace

Gather around the fireplace and listen to some family-friendly audiobooks. Want something the whole family can enjoy as the holidays approach? How about building a roaring fire, cuddling up with your loved ones, and listening to an audiobook? You’ll create new memories and, who knows? You may even...

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