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 »

An interview with Patty Gibbons

Posted on 29th January 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Maxine Lennon talks to our wonderfully talented voiceover artist, Patty Gibbons, who has recently finished narrating The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.   “Catherine [O’Brien, CEO of Essential Audiobooks] and I met in not the happiest of… Read more »


Posted on 23rd January 2017 by Bryony Robertson

Now here’s some #MondayMotivation for you! A new week; a whole new set of chances. So go get’ em and Happy Monday.