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Audible Free Trial [Digital Membership]

What am I getting?

  • Includes two free audiobooks with your free trial.
  • Choose from 150,000+ best sellers, new releases sci-fi, romances, mysteries, classics, and more.
  • After 30 days, get 1 book each month, $14.95/month
  • Cancel easily anytime. Your books are yours to keep, even if you cancel.

The Audible Difference
Members-only savingsThe largest producer of audiobooks
In addition to one monthly credit good for any audiobook, you'll receive discounts on all purchases, plus access to exclusive sales—including Daily Deals as low as $2.95/ each. Audible Studios gets the best and brightest performers to narrate its books including Academy, Emmy, Golden Globe, and Grammy Winners.
Great Listen Guarantee
Don't like a book? No problem. Exchange it for any other with our hassle-free Great Listen Guarantee.
Listen Anywhere
Download the free Audible app and listen anywhere you take your iOS, Android, or Windows smartphone or tablet. If you have a Kindle Fire, your Audible purchases will be waiting in the "Audiobooks" tab.
Keep the Story Going with Whispersync for Voice
Now you don't have to put a good book down even if you're cooking, running, or commuting. When you buy the Kindle version of any title, simply choose to add narration—you'll be able to switch back and forth without ever losing your place.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00NB86OYE
  • Date first available at August 10, 2014

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195 of 204 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Antiquated pricing/distribution January 17, 2015
I love Audible and I hate it. If you are an audio book fan, they have the latest releases with the best narrators around. The quality is premium compared to their only real competitor, the library. However the pricing/distribution structure is antiquated and unacceptably high. I would be an enthusiastic booster for Audible if it ran on the newer model like Netflix or Spotify and allowed users access to ALL of its content for a subscription fee, rather than a monumentally high subscription fee for access to a single audio book. Audio books being the length that they are, no one could over use the service to excess and we'd all feel like we were getting a great deal. The current pricing/distribution structure is too cost prohibitive for anyone new to audio books to bother even trying them out, leaving this as an exclusive service to an exclusive audience with a dwindling population. The lack of a formidable competitor has turned this potentially awesome service into an overpriced monopoly.

For my own part, I've decided to save the $17 a month and queue up the digital selections that are available for free through my local library service.
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282 of 298 people found the following review helpful
By Katie
This trial really is a no-strings-attached trial! It was extremely easy to cancel at any time (See the bottom of this review for directions). I originally cancelled it after my trial but after a year I decided to start up my membership again. Both processes went smoothly.

As for Audible, itself. I truly love the wide selection of books it has to offer. The 1-year return (with no questions asked) policy of any book is a great convenience too. It's wonderful how Audible syncs across many devices so I never have to find where I last dropped off at. I'd encourage anyone to give this program a try. You might end up missing it like I did.

Thanks for a great program, Amazon!

Here are the directions for cancellation because it seems to be a commonly asked question:

1. Sign in to your Audible account
2. Click the part that says "Hi, [Your Name]!" on the top center of the page.
3. In the drop-down menu that appears click "Account Details"
4. The second box from the top is titled "Account Settings" and within that box it says "Cancel my membership". Click that and follow the self-explanatory steps :)
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44 of 48 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Beware of credit card charges February 11, 2015
By C Hunt
1 star because charged my credit card 28 days into the 30 day trial and after I had already cancelled the trial. Charging a customer before the end of a trial is an unethical business practice and a gross misuse of credit card information.
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113 of 131 people found the following review helpful
It's a nice option to try audible books, however, I was charged before the full month was up for a Gold plan which was $16 per month. When I contacted Amazon, they refunded it. However, you may want to cancel 2 days before your month is up in order to avoid the hassle.
Also, they recommend options that I didn't know where available when I cancelled in the cancellation process: 7.95 for 3 months, and a 9.95 year light reading plan without accumulating credits. You may like those options, but why not offer them before in an open way?
Audible is not loud enough on the new HD7 Fire without connecting to a stereo or headphones in the car, so that was a big disappointment as I wanted to try it out and let both of us enjoy listening on the road. If you have an older car, it just isn't an option.
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62 of 72 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I only have good things to say about Audible October 31, 2014
By Kelly
I only have good things to say about Audible. It has become an essential part of my daily train commute. I particularly love the author-narrated books -- they take on a whole new amazing dynamic (a hilarious example: Amy Poehler's "Yes, Please"). The membership come with credits that you exchange for any book in the Audible library. If you use a credit on a book you're not crazy about, you can exchange it. Really simple.
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43 of 49 people found the following review helpful
I have used Audible for several years and love almost everything about it. For most of that time, I commuted about 30 miles to work and Audible changed that from an onerous task to something to which I looked forward. It can't be beat for long-distance drives when combined with the music I loaded on my iPod.

One thing I learned from experience: If you use the Enhanced format and your book is longer than about 18 hours, the content may become corrupted during download. Switch to Format 4, which will break the book into smaller parts, but will prevent the audio from skipping parts or the narrative from ending prematurely.

Audible has always been willing to restore credit to my account when I return a book, even if it's just because I didn't like it. If there has been an issue, though there seldom is, they have given me a free credit. That's good customer service.

I am taking one star off because at this time Amazon does not let us use gift cards as partial payment for membership renewal.
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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wish i discovered product sooner. December 21, 2014
By Katsky
Wish I discovered this product sooner. Having the time to read books has become difficult with busy schedule and long days sitting at the computer. Now I can listen to books on my phone as I'm out and about. You can even change the speed of the audio book, bookmark pages and make notes. Great product. Thank you!
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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I love Audible, but I wish that I could use ... November 28, 2014
I love Audible, but I wish that I could use my Amazon GCs for Audible since Audible is owned by Amazon. Even if Amazon would offer a means for buying a GC on Amazon to use on Audbile, I'd be happy with that.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Definitely give this a try!!
I drive a lot and so listen to a lot of audiobooks in the car. My Audible membership has saved me a lot of money - especially on current popular books. Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars I love Audible!
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Published 1 month ago by Wayne Moore
1.0 out of 5 stars sucks
I've called and they said they would cancel. Now I'm billed again. I'm livid.
Published 1 month ago by catmom23
4.0 out of 5 stars Works great. Just wish the library was larger
Works great. Just wish the library was larger.
Published 1 month ago by Candee E Lehtola
1.0 out of 5 stars Never used it
I joined for the 30 day free trial, and when I realized that it wasn't compatible with my device I cancelled it, or at least I thought I did. Read more
Published 1 month ago by simply_i
1.0 out of 5 stars Not happy. Gave it a try via the trial promo ...
Not happy. Gave it a try via the trial promo they offer and did not use it as much as I thought I would. So I therefore cancelled it 14 days before the free deadline. Read more
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5.0 out of 5 stars Audible is just what I need, since I don't seem to find the time to...
I have been receiving Audible books for quite a while now. I have a bit of a commute, to and from work, so it is a great way to listen to a book, that I may not have time to read. Read more
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