Red wine and risks – an interview with Katie Isbester

Posted on 13th June 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Meet our friend and associate, Katie Isbester, creator of Claret Press, whose titles include Surface Tension and Half Life by Sarah Gray, Brushstrokes in Time by Sylvia Vetta, Blackout by Sam Grenfall, R.B. Watkinson’s The Cracked Amulet, Stories from Herodotus… Read more »

An interview with the artist – Winnie O’Brien

Posted on 21st May 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Maxine Lennon met with award-winning artist, Winnie O’Brien to discuss her creative process, her relationship with Essential Audiobooks, and of course, her loyal and loving assistant; Paddie the dog. The illustrator behind Essential Audiobooks’ distinctive covers, Winnie brings her unique… Read more »

Meet the Essential Animals

Posted on 18th April 2017 by Bryony Robertson

It’s not just humans who love snuggling up listening to their favourite book. According to a study by Hartpury College in the United Kingdom, our cuddly canine friends also enjoy the soothing sounds of a good audiobook. The researchers compared… Read more »

Your weekend listens.

Posted on 10th March 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Hooray! It’s Friday at last! Time to put your feet up and relax? You’ve got to be kidding! But don’t worry, whatever’s in store this weekend, we’ve got an audiobook to accompany you.   Working up a sweat at the… Read more »

Surface Tension – an interview with Anna Parker-Naples

Posted on 22nd February 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Award-winning narrator, Anna Parker-Naples took some time out of her busy schedule to chat to Maxine Lennon about one of her recent Essential Audiobook releases, Surface Tension by Sarah Gray. “There were two that stood out for me.” says Anna,… Read more »

5 Reasons Audiobooks Make the Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Posted on 14th February 2017 by Bryony Robertson

  Show them just how much you care, with an extra-special audiobook. Here’s why they’ll leave your loved one swooning.   They’re lasting If your Valentine is anything like us, that fancy box of chocolates you grabbed off the shelf… Read more »