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= 'Free Food' in the Cafe =

Visit the Cool Beat Cafe and download several FREE audiobooks. Enjoy!


2009 For two years in a row, CoolBeat has been nominated for a prestigious Audie Award! 2010

= Cool Beats from the Press =

AudioFile Magazine, August 2012

AudioFile Magazine reviewed our audiobook Long Sunset ~ Memoirs of Winston Churchill's last private secretary, read by the author John Mulligan. The featured review appears online from this magazine_link

AudioFile Magazine, August 2011

AudioFile Magazine reviewed our audiobook Babe Ruths Own Book of Baseball, read by the author Lenny Lyons. The featured review appears online from this magazine_link

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Wednesday, April 20, 2010

The letters column published a letter from CoolBeat regarding our late Voice Talent, Jack Eddleman. You can read the letter online from this newspaper_link.

AudioFile Magazine, December 2010

AudioFile Magazine reviewed our audiobook How To Beat A Bad Breakup, read by the author Shayna Lance. The featured review appears online from this magazine_link

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Wednesday, March 03, 2010

The Business Buzz column publicly announced CoolBeat's nomination for the 2010 Audie Award. The column also announced the contract between CoolBeat Audiobooks and national distributor Audible. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

AudioFile Magazine, June/July 2009

AudioFile Magazine awarded our audiobook Sugar Pop Thoughts, read by the author Shayna Lance, their Earphones Award. A review of the audiobook appears on Page 58 of the magazine, or online from this magazine_link

AudioFile Magazine has also done an online review of two of our audiobooks. The review of Man with Wings ~ The Story of Leonardo da Vinci can be read at this magazine_link. The review of Willm-S ~ The Life and Loves of William Shakespeare can be read at this magazine_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Saturday, March 14, 2009

The Business Buzz column publicly announced CoolBeat's nomination for the 2009 Audie Award. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Thursday, February 05, 2009

The Business Buzz column publicly announced the contract between CoolBeat Audiobooks and national distributor Simply Audiobooks. The column also announced the CoolBeat submission of 5 audiobooks for the 2009 Audies. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

OCLC, Friday, 27 June, 2008

OCLC publicly announced the partnering of CoolBeat Audiobooks and national distributor NetLibrary. You can read the notice online from this news_release.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Friday, April 11, 2008

The Business Buzz column publicly announced the contract between CoolBeat Audiobooks and national distributors Overdrive and OCLC NetLibrary. The column also announced the CoolBeat hiring of Shayna Lance. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Saturday, March 29, 2008

The Business Buzz column publicly announced the CoolBeat Audiobooks hiring of Stefen Anderson and John Gilmore. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Wednesday, February 13, 2008

The Best Bets column announced the CoolBeat Audiobooks promotion at Circle Books. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Sunday, October 7, 2007

The Book Calendar column announced the CoolBeat Audiobooks lecture at the Sarasota Authors Connection meeting. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Sunday, September 16, 2007

Susan Rife reviewed our audiobook Hints for Lovers, read by Peter Jahns and Robert Mansell. The article appears on Page E8 of her paper, or online from this newspaper_link

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Saturday, September 1, 2007

The Business Buzz column publicly announced the contract between CoolBeat Audiobooks and national distributor Playaway. You can read the notice online from this newspaper_link.

Sarasota Florida, Herald-Tribune, Sunday, March 4, 2007, Sections E10 and E11

The CoolBeat studio was pleased to recently receive a visit from reporter Susan Rife. You can read the article on page E11 of her paper, or on-line from this newspaper_link.

Susan Rife also reviewed our audiobook Fairy Tales from France, read by Rev. Dorothy Ann Jackson. The article appears on Page E10 of her paper, or online from this newspaper_link


= Cool Beats about our CoolBeat audiobooks =

Be sure to download our newest audiobook: "Long Sunset", read by authors nephew John Mulligan.

= Our downloadable MP3 eAudiobook Catalog just keeps getting better! =

More will soon be available in our CoolBeat Catalog.


= Alternative Audiobook Formats =

Some of our CoolBeat audiobooks are now available in Alternative Formats. Partners include OverDrive, EBSCO Host, Audible, Learn Out Loud, Follett, Catalist Digital, Audiobooks.com, Simply Audiobooks, talkinbooks, Baker & Taylor, and Playaway.


CoolBeat is now also offering some of our audiobooks on Compact Disk. Our first release was [032] "Willm-S ~ The Life and Loves of William Shakespeare", ISBN #: 978-0-9820380-0-0, a 2-CD set (with 8-page insert). Please visit the special website "www.shakespearesings.com". The CDs can be purchased directly from your local bookseller, or from online retailers such as amazon.com.

Willm-S Press Release

Our second CD release is [007] "The Planet Mars and Its Inhabitants", ISBN #: 978-0-9820380- 1-7. Purchase it directly from your local bookseller, or from online retailers such as amazon.com.


= Streaming Peace =

CoolBeat is delighted to sponsor the streaming-audio peace website StreamingPeace.com

= Thanks for Expressing Your Love =

We thank all of you who purchased Fifty Famous Stories Retold during the Valentines "Express Your Love" fundraiser for the Tidewell Hospice Children's Program. You can read the Good Deeds notice online from this newspaper_link.

= Sad Passings =

We are deeply saddened about the passing in 2008 of our very first Voice Talent, Peter Jahns. You can read his obituary online from this newspaper_link.

In 2011 we lost another great Voice Talent, Broadway actor Jack Eddleman. You can read his obituary online from this newspaper_link.

The end of 2011 also saw the passing of our prolific Audie Award nominated young editor, Joel Nicholas. You can read his obituary online from this memorial_link.