Lemonada Media And Apple Books Launch Book Club Across Books and Podcasts
Lemonada Media, the award-winning podcast network that makes life suck less, and Apple Books, the best way to experience books and audiobooks, today announced a new iteration of The Lemonada Book Club, a first-of-its-kind, free-to-join digital program that puts the audio in book club, uniting fans of nonfiction storytelling across books and podcasts.
Each month, Lemonada and Apple Books will select fascinating audiobooks spanning a wide range of topics and genres – including memoirs, life guides, and other eye-opening storytelling – and foster conversations about them across Lemonada’s award-winning podcast network.
By joining The Lemonada Book Club, members will receive regular audiobook recommendations that relate to the topics discussed on their favorite Lemonada podcasts, hear from the authors of selected titles on these shows, and participate in digital community events with other listeners.
The first round of audiobook selections from Lemonada and Apple Books include A Living Remedy by Nicole Chung, You Could Make This Place Beautiful by Maggie Smith, and Drama Free by Nedra Glover Tawwab.
“When we piloted The Lemonada Book Club last year, the immediate demand demonstrated to us that our listeners want to engage, build community, and have access to more curated content,” said Lemonada CEO Jessica Cordova Kramer. “This new collaboration with Apple Books helps us do just that – expand the range of titles available to listeners, provide, even more curated recommendations, and foster a greater sense of community among listeners.”
Sign up for The Lemonada Book Club newsletter. Members can find all the audiobook selections in The Lemonada Book Club collection on Apple Books and listen to Lemonada’s award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcasts on Apple Podcasts. Members can also follow @LemonadaMedia and @AppleBooks on Instagram and Twitter to stay up to date on the latest selections, hear more from authors, and engage with other members and listeners.
ABOUT LEMONADA MEDIA
Founded in 2019 by Jessica Cordova Kramer and Stephanie Wittels Wachs, Lemonada is an award-winning, independent, audio-first podcast network, with a mission to make life suck less. In 2022, both Cordova Kramer and Wittels Wachs were named among the ‘Top 50 Most Powerful People in Podcasting’ by Podcast News Daily and Inside Radio. The company is also the creator of the audio reality™ podcast genre, and launched BEING Studios, where reality TV meets podcasting. Lemonada has created hit series including Wiser Than Me with Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Funny Cuz It’s True with Elyse Myers, Gracie award-winners Last Day and Believe Her, Raised by Ricki with Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen, as well as Webby award-winners In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt, Add to Cart with Kulap Vilaysack & SuChin Pak and The Untold Story with Jay Ellis. Lemonada also co-produced and distributed The Letter, which launched to #1 overall on the Apple Podcast charts. Lemonada’s roster of guests has included an array of luminaries from across the entertainment, media, politics and science worlds.
ABOUT APPLE BOOKS
Apple Books is the best way to experience books and audiobooks. With a vast catalog of over 10 million titles, personalized recommendations, and Reading Goals, Apple Books helps users discover new titles and explore their favorite genres. Fans of audiobooks listen subscription-free and it’s easy to find great titles with The $9.99 Collection, Audiobooks We Love, and more, all curated by a global team of editors. Apple Books is available in over 150 countries and regions with titles in more than 40 languages on iPhone, iPad, and Mac — and hands-free with Apple Watch and CarPlay. More information is available at apple.com/apple-books.
ABOUT APPLE PODCASTS
Apple Podcasts is the best place for listeners to discover, enjoy, and support their favorite podcasts, featuring millions of shows in more than 100 languages. Listeners can browse recommendations curated by local experts, explore personalized recommendations based on their listening, follow shows to automatically download and be notified of new episodes, and listen seamlessly across their devices. With Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, listeners can also unlock premium audio experiences, including early access, extra episodes, and ad-free listening. Apple Podcasts is available for free in over 170 countries and regions on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod, CarPlay, iTunes on Windows, Amazon Alexa, and other smart speakers and car systems. More information is available at apple.com/apple-podcasts
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