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Traditional book formats don’t work for everyone. Because of preference, time, vision or reading problems some book lovers prefer to listen to books in addition to or in place of reading text. In the kitchen, at the gym, or in your car you can escape to a new world with an audiobook.

With a variety of formats, there is something for everyone. Books on cd, Playaway device, or downloadable audio go with you wherever you want and whatever you do. From Children’s books to James Patterson; Debbie Macomber to Nonfiction: the possibilities are endless. This week’s reader is one of avid “listeners”: Name: Douglas Beechler Occupation: District Sales Rep What book are you listening to now? Sycamore Row by John Grisham Do you have a favorite author? A favorite narrator? Authors Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston and narrator George Guidall. Do you have a favorite time or place to listen? While driving between sales calls. Do you find it is a different experience to read a book than it is to listen to one? No. I also read a lot of books. How do you discover new books? I have a lot of authors I like and also randomly pull books from the shelf at the Library. I also use the New York Times Book Review and Best Sellers list. What is next on your to-be-read list? Next I am reading The Questby Nelson DeMille and Doctor Sleep by Stephen King.

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