Audible: Get Stories, Facts on the Go


Books that speak to you. That's what Amazon calls Audible. So while you're driving, cleaning, showering or doing so many different life tasks, you can still be read to and who doesn't love that? Anna loves Audible - no more waiting for summer breaks to read - stories are just a few clicks away.

26 Categories make searching easy

Browse or search by title, author or keyword. With categories and subcategories on their web page, you can narrow your search and find a book quickly.

"Quoth the Raven Nevermore"

Looking for a spine-tingling experience? Audible's editors chose voice performers who deliver performances that bring their stories to life, whether it's a thriller, a spicy romance or comedy.

Download audiobooks

Ready to listen? Download the book to your iPhone, Android, Kindle, or another listening device. You can even download books in sections to save space and you can even start reading before it's finished downloading. That's pretty stellar! Another listening tip is to download on wifi to save on data.

Build your own library with Audible

With over 180,000 titles, you've got choices! If you don't know where to get started, you can always browse their editors' suggestions or list of most popular or most recent. Anna's library includes picture books she uses when doing a read aloud in her classroom. Sustainability again as kids get to listen to a different voice when doing stations and Anna can devote her focus to meeting with other students.

Bottom Line

Here's the scoop: you can get a free trial then it's $14.95 a month. Each month you get one credit which you can use to buy a book. You also get 30% off additional audiobooks so you can be strategic and use your credit for the most expensive pick if you think you'll want more than one. There's peace of mind in that you can cancel anytime and keep the books you've already downloaded. And that, if you decide you don't like a book, you can return it. Check out the site for details. Keep an eye out for extra credit specials so you can buy credits in bulk for less. Want a good story to let your mind escape the daily traffic snarls or to encourage you to spend 10 more minutes on the treadmill? Try Audible on your choice of listening device. It can be one more step in keeping that balance between work and time for ourselves. One more point for sustainability! Tried Audible? Let us know your thoughts!