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Topic: Were any of the Red Dress Ink books released as audiobooks?

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Subject: Were any of the Red Dress Ink books released as audiobooks?
Date Posted: 6/30/2009 9:53 PM ET
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I recently started downloading audiobooks to my mp3 player to listen to at the gym and it's working out well. I've found a few I'm interested in by searching women's fiction in the audio cd category, but I couldn't find any RDI. Does anyone know whether any of their books were ever released on audio? Since the audiobook forum is pretty dead, I thought I'd ask here.

Thank you!

Date Posted: 6/30/2009 10:13 PM ET
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I listen to a lot of audio books at work. Now that you mention it, I don't believe I have ever seen RDI on audio. Now I am off to search! I'll update soon with what I find.

Date Posted: 7/1/2009 12:15 AM ET
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I have been searching the internet and can't find any RDI audio books.

Date Posted: 7/1/2009 11:03 PM ET
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Thank you so much for checking! I was looking and couldn't find any, but I was really hoping I just wasn't looking hard enough.  ::sigh:: 

Oh well! I shouldn't complain. At least I still have a Jennifer Crusie and several MaryJanice Davidson audiobooks to go through before I need to come up with something. = )

Date Posted: 7/1/2009 11:25 PM ET
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I have noticed that I listen to books that I would never sit down with and read. Are you the same way? I just finished listening to The Glass Castle. Great book, but just not something that would've held my attention had I read it instead of listened to it. I am listening to Wesley The Owl right now. It's a cute story about a biologist who adopts a barn owl who can't be released back into the wild. I have been laughing out loud at some parts of the book. Where do you find your audio books?

Date Posted: 7/2/2009 12:13 AM ET
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So far, I've picked up all of my audiobooks at the library. I've browsed eBay and Amazon to see what's available there, but I just can't bring myself to spend the money when my library can get me a lot of audiobooks that interest me for free. I do have a few audiobooks on my RL here that I'll get around to ordering sooner or later, LOL. How about you?. 

 Since the only place I allow myself to listen to them is at the gym, I tend to pick up brain candy books--mostly chick lit, cozies, and some lighthearted paranormal. I didn't have much luck when I tried to bring in deeper or more complicated books. I'm not focused enough on them to keep up.  I'm about halfway through the Queen Betsy series by MaryJanice Davidson right now and I've got Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie ready to go when needed.  Have you found any audiobook versions of chick lit type books you really enjoyed? That's one wishlist I'd love to grow. = )

 

Date Posted: 7/2/2009 7:23 AM ET
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Anyone who has a Cracker Barrel by them can get in on their audio deal. I'm not exactly sure of it, but I believe you pay an initial fee (between $3-$10), pick out a CD, and then can exchange them at any CB in the country. Some people do this with long distance drives, but I don't see there'd be any problem if you live near a CB to simply go in and exchange while there. I am not sure if there's any other fees more than the intiial fee you pay to "join."

Date Posted: 7/2/2009 7:38 AM ET
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My library has these mini mp3 players called "fly aways" with an audiobook already loaded on them.  You just add your own headphones and you're ready to go! I've never used one (and I probably wouldn't as I have my own mp3 player), but my mom has checked them out before.

Our library also allows free download of audio books from the website. You can "check them out" for a week or two at a time (only one person can have a title at a time...copyright laws I'm sure).

Does anyone else's library offer these services?

Date Posted: 7/2/2009 3:17 PM ET
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Heather--That sounds like a great deal! No Cracker Barrels anywhere near here, unfortunately. I'd love to have access to something like that.

Virginia-- Wow, what great services! My library has playaways (or something like that) that you just plug headphones into, but they're larger--about the size of a VCR tape.  No audiobook downloads either, just audio CDs. Downloads would sure be a lot more convenient.   They have very good service overall, though, so I can't complain too much. = )