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Switch and support local bookstores

When you make the #AudiobookSwitch from Audible to, you support your local bookstore with your audiobook membership, keeping money within your local economy, creating local jobs, and making a difference in your community.

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#AudiobookSwitch stories

This is why real people decided to choose

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Over 215,000 audiobooks to choose from
$14.99 monthly fee (includes one audiobook per month)
30% off additional audiobooks and gifted audiobooks
Free iOS and Android apps
Gift specific audiobooks and memberships
Membership credits never expire
Every purchase supports independent bookstores
Hold or cancel membership and keep your credits
DRM-free downloads (own your audiobooks)
Recommendations from expert booksellers
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Top 7 reasons to make the #AudiobookSwitch

Plenty of people are making the #AudiobookSwitch—choosing and their local, independent bookstore over Amazon’s Audible. Why? We were hoping you’d ask:

Support local bookstores

When you choose, you get to purchase audiobooks directly through your local bookstore of choice.

Enjoy expert bookseller recommendations offers real recommendations from real people, rather than algorithms which might be unreliable or harmful.

Own your audiobooks

We offer 100% DRM-free downloads. With, you actually own each audiobook purchased and have the freedom to download and listen on any device you like. Read more about our “cage-free” audiobooks.

Help your local economy thrive

Approximately 28% of all independent bookstore revenue immediately recirculates in the local economy.

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Create local jobs

When you support your local bookstore, you’re supporting the individuals who work there.

Support local bookstores

We think this reason deserves two mentions. Find your local bookstore and get started.

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Membership details

  • Each month, you receive one audiobook credit in exchange for an automatic monthly charge of $14.99 USD plus tax to your credit card. Your membership provides ongoing support for local bookstores.
  • Audiobook credits from your membership can be used on your choice of over 215,000 audiobooks, regardless of list price. (Note: Certain audiobooks cannot be purchased with credits due to publisher restrictions.)
  • Audiobook credits never expire and can be used on gifts.
  • As a member, you receive 30% off additional à la carte audiobook purchases, including gifts.
  • You can place your membership on hold or cancel anytime and keep your audiobooks and unused credits.
  • Monthly membership is currently available only in the United States and Canada, but gift memberships are available worldwide.

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