Sometimes, it’s nice to just kick back, relax, and read a good book. However, not everyone is the biggest fan of reading, and there are times where you don’t have time to sit down and pick up a book. For people like that, there are audiobooks, books in the form of sound files that you can have narrated to you anytime, anywhere. And one of the prime places to get these is Audible.

So what exactly is Audible?

Audible.com is an online portal for purchasing, downloading, and listening to audiobooks. It allows you to search for or browse a large collection of audiobooks, which you can buy using money or membership credits. You can then listen to those books right on Audible, or download them to your device of choice.

Three reasons you should use Audible

1. One of the largest audiobook libraries out there

Audible has over 150,000 audiobooks for you to discover, buy, download, and enjoy! From mysteries to history, from romance to science fiction, from self-help to comedy, Audible is sure to have a book that you’ll love listening to.


2. Audiobooks available where and when you want them

You can listen to audiobooks from Audible right on the Audible website, using the built-in audio player. Or you can download an app for your mobile device or desktop computer, download your audiobooks, and listen to them on the go.


3. Join the club and get extra benefits

If you buy a premium membership to Audible, you’ll get extra goodies like one or more free books every month. Plus, you can take 30 percent off the price of any books that you buy with cash! There’s also a 30-day free trial option available!

What can I listen to on Audible?

Audible contains audio versions of some of the best-loved timeless classics, as well as newer books that are hot off the printing press. Here’s a sample of some of the best-selling books on Audible:

Overall best sellers

End of Watch by Stephen King
Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
The Passage by Justin Cronin
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Killing Floor by Lee Child
Bricking It by Nick Spalding
The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown

Mystery and thriller best sellers

Night Life by David C. Taylor
The Faithful by S.M. Freedman
Term Limits by Vince Flynn
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
The Emperor’s Revenge by Clive Cussler

Romance best sellers

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The Obsession by Nora Roberts
Suddenly One Summer by Julia James
Midsummer Moon by Laura Kinsale
Three Two One by J.A. Huss

Comedy best sellers

Bossypants by Tina Fey
Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
God is Disappointed in You by Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler
Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes

Let us know if you find a good book on Audible!

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You'll be on cloud nine!

Flip the script after 50

You'll be on cloud nine!