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Playster adds major publishers to audiobook catalog (news release)

Multi-content entertainment platform adds Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, HarperCollins UK, Recorded Books, and more to its extensive audiobook collection.


playsteraudiobookspostPlayster, the all-inclusive multimedia platform, has announced the addition of six new publishers to its unlimited audiobook collection. The introduction of Simon & Schuster, Macmillan and HarperCollins UK audiobooks completes Playster’s access to the Big Five publishers. Additionally, Recorded Books, Tantor, and Highbridge have been introduced to the service. HarperCollins US titles are already available and continue to be available on the service. Playster’s content partnership with Findaway added over 50,000 audiobooks when it launched last year, and these latest additions will bring thousands more titles to the platform.

Among the authors from each publisher included are Marissa Meyer (Macmillan), Michael Punke (Macmillan), Bill O’Reilly (Macmillan), Cassandra Clare (Simon & Schuster), Stephen King (Simon & Schuster), Agatha Christie (HarperCollins UK), and JRR Tolkien (HarperCollins UK and Highbridge Audio), Yann Martel (Highbridge Audio), Jodi Picoult (Recorded Books), Diana Gabaldon (Recorded Books), Piper Kerman (Tantor Media), Marie Kondo (Tantor Media).

“We are thrilled to support the growth of Playster’s audiobook catalog, which allows more people to enjoy audiobooks as a form of entertainment. Playster’s diverse catalog is a perfect fit for audiobooks, a segment of the publishing industry that continues to grow every year,” said Suzanne Galvez, Findaway’s VP of Content. The latest addition of titles available through Findaway’s AudioEngine are currently accessible in Playster’s desktop service. Members will be able to enjoy audiobooks on the next update of Playster’s mobile apps, which will provide offline listening and reading for on-the-go subscribers.

“We’re very pleased to have the Big Five publishers in Playster’s audiobook library. Our catalog has been greatly strengthened by the latest additions to our service,” says Philip Keezer, CEO of Playster. “Playster’s continued dedication to grow our unlimited collection for our audiences is what we strive for. Having all five major publishers offers readers an entire library in their hands anytime they want, without restrictions.”

Playster provides a choice of unlimited access to entertainment including movies, television series, music, video games, audiobooks, and eBooks. Playster’s content works on virtually any Internet-enabled device, with both an Android and iOS app recently launched. Users can also subscribe to an unlimited full year membership and receive a Playster combo box, which includes a branded Android tablet and premium headphones.

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About Playster

Playster is a new online streaming service that takes care of everything: games, movies, music, books, whatever the moment calls for. Boasting the world’s most diverse digital collection, Playster offers everything from timeless classics to the newest blockbusters, on almost any device. It makes entertainment more accessible and affordable, giving members unlimited access to all their favorite things in one place.

About Findaway

Findaway is a global leader in digital content delivery. With the invention of Playaway pre-loaded devices, they transformed the way that audiobooks, eBooks, videos and learning tools are circulated in 40,000 libraries, schools, and military installations. Findaway also revolutionized digital audiobook delivery with AudioEngine, the first audiobook technology and distribution platform that enables today’s premier eBook sellers to deliver one of the world’s largest collection of digital audiobooks within their brand experience. To learn more about Findaway and the Findawayers who make it all happen, go here. To learn more about AudioEngine visit go here.

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