Audiobooks.com ~ Official Review by Rachaelamb1

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Re: Audiobooks.com ~ Official Review by Rachaelamb1

Post by AlwaysWorthIt » 05 Apr 2017, 14:40

Since the official review, I think that AudioBooks has upped their game a bit. There are many more books on than there used to be. I am always finding a more and more books to listen to.

A recommendation for when you might decide to purchase an AudioBook, ALWAYS listen to the sample. The thing about AudioBooks is that the narrator may not be to your liking. I found a series a couple years ago that I was listening to and where I loved the book itself, I needed to stop listening to it, due to the monotone slow reader. However, recently I discovered a reader that I LOVE. She reads as though each character is a completely different reader, when it fact it is just her. She brings the book alive, gives the characters the voice described exactly as the writer wrote.

Where I LOVE a book in my hand, more so than a kindle, I do not always have the ability to read. I have to clean the house, do yard work, drive somewhere, actually work at a job (depending no your job), etc. These are the times I throw on the audiobook and get moving. It is a great way to be able to hear all the wonderful stories written for the world to hear and still get your everyday work done.

I highly recommend AudioBooks, especially for those always on the move.
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Post by daniel_bratanov » 08 Jun 2017, 01:53

I must try it

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Post by SPasciuti » 10 Jan 2018, 12:37

I've definitely heard that audiobooks.com isn't as good as audible. It's really a shame. I haven't been able to find any amazing audiobook sites that really compete with audible.

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Post by Camille Turner » 03 Mar 2018, 10:56

Thanks for the review! Bummed to know that I can't sign up from Colombia. :(

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Post by ValBookReviews » 31 Mar 2018, 21:30

A little outdated reading this, but Yet, still good to know.
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Post by Zilelabelle » 03 Apr 2018, 08:56

Good to know there is an alternative to Audible, less good to know it isn’t better.

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Post by Helen_Combe » 03 Apr 2018, 16:44

Thanks for the review. Audible allows you to return a book if you don’t like it and then you can reuse your credit. Do Audiobooks do the same?
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Post by anix67 » 06 Apr 2018, 15:46

Sounds pretty cool to me!

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Post by KLafser » 08 Apr 2018, 18:16

TheMusicalMuse wrote:
03 May 2015, 17:19
Do I understand correctly that your subscription gets you one book per month? Is that what you mean by book credit? So essentially, I'm buying an audio book every month, with the option of buying another one if I choose?
That's how I read it too and was a turn off for me. I do listen to audiobooks and typically am through one within a couple days. I'll stick to Kindle and Amazon Prime options for now.

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