Blackstone Audio to Manufacture, Sell, and Distribute More Brilliance Audio CDs

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Beginning in March 2018, Blackstone Audio will manufacture on-demand, sell, and distribute an increased selection of Brilliance Audio titles on standard CD to consumers, libraries and schools across the US and Canada, and to US Armed Forces.

“We are thrilled to deepen our relationship with Brilliance Audio and further expand the distribution of their bestselling audiobooks in physical format to consumers, libraries, schools and the Armed Forces,” says Anne Fonteneau, VP of Sales at Blackstone Audio.

Beginning in March 2018, Blackstone Audio will manufacture on-demand, sell, and distribute an increased selection of Brilliance Audio titles on standard CD to consumers, libraries and schools across the US and Canada, and to US Armed Forces. The increased CD selection will offer libraries and audiobook listeners an opportunity to update their collections with bestselling titles on standard CD.

“We are thrilled to deepen our relationship with Brilliance Audio and further expand the distribution of their bestselling audiobooks in physical format to consumers, libraries, schools and the Armed Forces,” says Anne Fonteneau, VP of Sales at Blackstone Audio. “We’re very happy to add Brilliance Audio’s impressive and diverse collection of titles to our catalog, broadening our collective reach to an even wider community of audiobook listeners with this distribution agreement.”

Each month, beginning in March 2018, Blackstone Audio will introduce a new selection of Brilliance Audio titles in standard CD format. The initial March 2018 offering will include titles from bestselling authors including Neil Gaiman, William R. Forstchen, Andy Weir, Joan Didion, William Faulkner, Philippa Gregory, Kurt Vonnegut, Margaret Atwood, Noam Chomsky, Roxanne Gay, and many more.

ABOUT BLACKSTONE AUDIO
Founded in 1987, Blackstone Audio is a privately-owned company currently employing over 200 full-time staff in Ashland, Oregon. Offering a catalog of over 13,000 audiobook titles with 100+ new titles being added each month, the authors are as varied as the books themselves, including such names as Karin Slaughter, Don Winslow, Neil deGrasse Tyson, J. R. R. Tolkien, George Orwell, Ian Fleming, C. S. Lewis, Ayn Rand, Gabriel García Márquez, Pablo Neruda, Karl Marlantes, T. C. Boyle, Timothy Ferriss, and many more. Blackstone prides itself on upholding the highest standards for audiobook production in the industry. This effort has garnered us over 350 AudioFile Earphones Awards and 52 Audie Awards, as well as multiple Grammy nominations and wins. Blackstone provides superior content by acclaimed authors and award-winning narrators, and products are available on CD, MP3 CD, and as digital downloads on our retail audiobook site Downpour.com, which also carries audio products from other major publishers and offers thousands of new titles each month.

ABOUT BRILLIANCE AUDIO
Brilliance Publishing, Inc., a Michigan-based, full-service book publisher, is part of the Amazon.com group of companies. The company’s audiobook division publishes over 1,000 audiobook titles annually. With a growing catalog of titles from over 500 authors (Nora Roberts, Tom Clancy, Dean Koontz, Harlan Coben, Michael Crichton, and many more), Brilliance provides customers a selection of print, eBook and audiobooks in the popular categories of inspiration/self-help, romance, mystery, suspense and thrillers, science fiction and fantasy, business, and biography; and for children and young adults. Brilliance Audio recordings are available for the retail and library markets on compact disc, MP3-formatted compact discs and files for download.

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