Florham Park, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/07/2014 -- Audiobooks continue to grow in popularity, thanks in part to the availability of easily downloadable formats, the limited time of many who wish to read these books, and the increase in libraries offering books in audio format. According to The Diane Rehm Show, the audiobook industry is now worth an estimated $1.2 billion dollars, and this figure is likely to grow.
"When one wishes to check out the Game of Thrones audiobook or take the Lord of the Rings audiobook on a trip, doing so has never been easier thanks to Best Fantasy Audiobooks (www.bestfantasyaudiobooks.com)," Megan Kingsley, the site spokesperson, proclaims.
The convenience of audio books continues to be the top reason many turn to audiobooks as one can listen while using a treadmill, on the commute to and from work, or while taking a cross country trip. Overdrive, a download service offering audiobooks, states women are more likely to download audiobooks through their local library, with 74% of downloads coming from them, and most are between 30 and 59 years of age and have either a college or postgraduate degree.
"Once one tries an audiobook for the first time, he or she will likely be hooked for life as listening to a good book makes time pass more quickly and turns boring activities into enjoyable ones," Kingsley declares.
Recent reviews one finds on Best Fantasy Audiobooks include The Rose and the Thorn: The Riryia Chronicles, Book 2 by Michael J. Sullivan and The Fellowship of the Ring: The Lord of the Rings Book 1 by J.R.R. Tolkien. As Kingsley points out, many readers discover a new favorite in an old book when they hear it on audiobook. Every reader needs to listen to a classic, either old and new, to get a different take on it. He or she may fall in love doing so.
Best Fantasy Audiobooks continues to build and plans to add more reviews over time. "Listeners understand that one doesn't want to rush through an amazing book. As a contributor finishes a new audiobook, he or she places their review on the site, making it easier for readers to find the next great book they wish to read. Check back frequently to see the new reviews and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. If you find a great book you think we would love, feel free to send us that information too. We always love reader input," Kingsley states.
About Best Fantasy Audiobooks
Best Fantasy Audiobooks strives to provide readers with unbiased, informative reviews of classic and new fantasy fiction to make reading choices easier. The goal remains to build a useful resource for readers, one they can turn to when deciding what to read next, and the site plans to continuously update with new books as contributors finish each audiobook they are currently enjoying.