Listened to a good book lately?

OneClickDigitalWe’ve talked a lot about our 3M Cloud Library eBook collection lately, but we haven’t forgotten about the eBooks digital cousin: downloadable audio books. With our OneClick Digital service, you can download audio books to your home computer with the OCD Media Manager to listen on your PC or to transfer to your MP3 player. You can also listen on the go by downloading the OneClick digital app from Apple’s App Store or Google Play for Android devices.

Our OneClick Digital collection from RecordedBooks is constantly growing with new titles added regularly. Below we’ve shared a few hidden gems in our collection:

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Be sure to check out our previous posts for additional titles and tips on using the OneClick Digital platform:

If you have any issues along the way with downloading an audiobook or installing the media manager, check out OneClick Digital’s Support site for step-by-step instructions, video tutorials, and more.


New eAudiobook Titles: Humor

Looking for a few laughs on your next road trip? Need a giggle for your commute home after a rough day? We’ve got a fun selection of downloadable audiobooks just for you!

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling — The Office‘s Kelly Kapoor gives us insights into her childhood and her experiences as a writer and producer in Hollywood.

You’re Not Doing it Right by Michael Ian Black — The popular comedian’s debut memoir about his childhood, being a father, and his career.

My Horizontal Life by Chelsea Handler – Find out where it all began, listen to Handler’s first collection of life-stories.

Looking for a little snark with your humor? Listen to Jen Lancaster’s first three books, each narrated perfectly by Jamie Heinlein.

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If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, you can download the app. With the app you can browse our collection, check out items, and listen on the go.

If you have any problems with the app, review the help page or let the OneClickDigital technical staff know by filling out the Support Form.

New Non-Fiction eAudioBook Titles!

Nonfiction gets a bad reputation. Many assume non-fiction is full of boring, dry facts, but not all nonfiction is as dull as the dictionary! We have some great non-fiction titles in our downloadable audio book collection that are fascinating listens.

Take a look at the titles below — each a mix of psychology, business, & advice — and see if anything strikes your fancy!

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
A fascinating look at the habits we have and how we can create new habits or break old ones. Duhigg includes anecdotes about successful habit  breakers, changers, & keepers (including Michael Phelps), plus Duhigg’s website includes excerpts, infographics, and tales of habits in government, business, and life.

Additional formats: Hardcover | Audio Book CD

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations. A great listen for educators and parents. Cain’s website also includes great bonus content like an introvert/extrovert quiz and links to her TEDTalk.

Additional formats: Hardcover | Audio Book CD

Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy by Martin Lindstrom
Lindstrom presents the startling findings from his three-year, seven-million-dollar neuromarketing study, a cutting-edge experiment that peered inside the brains of 2,000 volunteers from all around the world as they encountered various ads, logos, commercials, brands, and products. Sound interesting? You might also like Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping by Paco Underhill.

Additional formats: Hardcover | Audio Book CD

Want more interesting & informative non-fiction listens? Try these:

New SciFi & Fantasy eAudioBook Titles!

We’ve added some great new titles to our downloadable audio book collection. In addition to already popular titles like The Hunger Games and The Help, we’ve added even more bestselling titles for your listening pleasure. Below are a few of the Sci-Fi & Fantasy titles we’ve added!

11/22/63 by Stephen King – On November 22, 1963, three shots changed the world. What if it never happened? Jake Epping is a 35-year-old high school English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching adults in the GED program. Not much later, Jake’s friend Al, who runs the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to 1958. He enlists Jake on an insane, and insanely impossible, mission to try to prevent the Kennedy assassination. Also listen to King classics: Misery and The Stand.

A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin – The fifth installment of Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series. Haven’t listened to the first four books? We’ve got those available, too!

1. A Game of Thrones
2. A Clash of Kings
3. A Storm of Swords
4. A Feast for Crows

Wither & Fever by Lauren DeStefano – The first two books in the Chemical Garden trilogy. Listen to the tale of Rhine – a 16-year-old girl forced into marriage in an effort to keep the population growing. A great listen for fans of The Hunger Games and Delirium.

Starters by Lissa Price – To support herself and her younger brother in a future Beverly Hills, sixteen-year-old Callie hires her body out to seniors who want to experience being young again, and she lives a fairy-tale life until she learns that her body will commit murder, unless her mind can stop it. (Another good one for fans of The Hunger Games!)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline – Are you an Elizabeth Moon fan? Give RPO a listen! It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place. Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS–a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be… (And the audiobook is read by Wil Wheaton!)

Don’t forget you can browse the collection by genre, just use the drop-down menu to glance through Romance, Suspense, and History titles.

Listened to a good book lately?

Audio books are a great way to pass the time on road trips, morning walks, house cleaning, and long commutes. We have a great collection of audio books available on CD and Playaway, plus we have downloadable audio books for your iPods and MP3 players (there’s even an app for iOS)!

Here are just a few of the titles available for your listening pleasure: