What’s more powerful than a voice in your ear? Whether you’re in bed, commuting or driving a voice can make you imagine anything. Feel every word with Audible, an Amazon company.
That book you’ve been meaning to read? Try downloading it as an audiobook. All the best sellers are here as well as classics, non-fiction and much more. Gone are the days of books on tape or abridged CDs. These are professionally narrated by the world’s best actors and performers.
If you love to read books then blast through your reading list without adding to your already-busy schedule. That’s because you can listen while commuting, driving, running or just about anywhere else.
With the world’s largest selection of audiobooks and premium spoken-word entertainment, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for. Find best sellers such as Girl on the Train, A Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, 50 Shades of Grey, Me Before You and the Chimp Paradox as well as a wide range of popular categories like:
• Crime and thriller
• Science fiction
• Mindfulness and meditation
• Kids books
• The bible, religion & spirituality and more
Listen anytime, anywhere. Your library automatically syncs across all your devices.
30 days to try Audible completely free. If it’s not for you, you can cancel anytime. No annual contracts, no strings attached. You can even keep your free book.
But if you love it and want more (which we think you will), you’ll automatically get one credit each month that you can redeem for any book on Audible. All from just £7.99 per month. And if you don’t love your book, you can exchange it, any time for any reason. Members also get deals, free audiobooks and surprise gifts.
Stumped on what to listen to first? Go to the “discover” section of the app and see our best sellers, new releases and personalized recommendations.
• Our audiobook player makes it easy to skip ahead or back by 30 seconds or navigate through chapters
• Use the sleep timer to stop narration if you drift off
• Speed up or slow down the narration by up to 3x to suit you
• Try samples for free to see if a story is for you
Download the app and download your first audiobook for free.
Visit us at www.audible.co.uk
Frequently Asked Questions
• Is Audible a reading app?
Audible lets you listen to great audiobooks. The combination of an incredible performer plus the ability to listen while you multi-task make Audible indispensable for any book lover.
• What’s the difference between Audible and an ebook reader?
What makes Audible different than ebooks or printed books is that you can hear a story be professionally performed while doing something else.
• Does Audible have story books for kids?
Yes, Audible has loads of great content for kids (especially great on those long car journeys that can be transformed into story time for kids).
• Can I stream and download my audiobooks?
Your library is kept in the cloud, so whatever device you’re on, you’ll always have your books ready to go. When you want to listen, tap on the book and it will begin downloading to your device.
At Audible, we’re always making updates and improvements to make your listening experience better.
New and Improved:
• Clarified pre-order confirmation and order error messaging
• Updated expiration date format for titles
If you’re experiencing issues, please reach out to customer service. For feedback or suggestions, contact us at audible.com/help or on Twitter @audible_com.
Ratings and Reviews
A beautifully written book. The lack of character names was disconcerting at first, however as the book picked up the pace this ceased to matter and the characters came alive in their own right. It’s a wonderful portrayal of a society under siege and of the coercive forces that govern each persons life. They are controlled from within the family, by their friends and neighbours and by the more sinister renouncers and state forces. As the story develops I realised that much of this control, especially by the family and friends, is an attempt to safeguard their lives. The narrator in the book, looking back at the events and at her reactions to those events, gives a powerful understanding of the minds of teenagers and the sometimes opaque strategies they employ in their efforts to get by and protect themselves. The end of the book gives a most beautiful and delicately rendered of picture of family relationships.
I highly recommend this book and it was superbly read (in a gorgeous accent) by Brid Brennan.
Taken on Trust - Terry Waite
Listened to this during Covid - 19 ‘Lockdown’.
It is written and read at a wonderful pace that causes you to ponder time, could mistakenly be taken as slow but in the context it is perfect. The events throughout the book are the backdrop of news headlines from my earlier years and names and locations caused me many memories too.
I feel like I am in awe of Mr Waites humanity and anti violence stance, he is a man of great qualities and of spoken fragility too, to hold him in high esteem would perhaps embarrass such a modest and humble person. This book has made me take stock of my life, to enjoy my liberty even during ‘lockdown’ that is really a burden in reality, to value more the simple things we take for granted and to love more the people around me.
Mr Waite stands 6ft 7ins or 2 metres tall and his weapon to take on the world is LOVE, amazing man, thank you Terry Waite....
A fantastic service
I would greatly recommend Audible.
Despite being an avid reader I often find it difficult to manage the time to read each day - a daily 45 mins to an hour after work and putting my kids to bed doesn’t always cut it with an engrossing novel. The Audible experience has certainly helped me with this.
I had only dabbled in audio books (mainly CDs) before but the production quality of stories available on Audible from the atmospheric productions of Dirk Maggs to lone narrators such as Simon Vance and William Hope have been great companions as I take a walk or work.
I love how you can listen to more than one book at a time and still have the exact moment you left off be recalled when returning.
It is a relatively cheap service - I am on the one book a month tier (although I always seem to pick up more via the sales).
There are also great ‘free podcasts’ such as Stewart Copeland (drummer of the Police fame) with his tales about his father’s background as a spy and Michael Caine’s ‘Heist’ series.
Each day there is a title for either STG£1.99 or £2.99 and the sales are fantastic for accruing a shelf full of tales to dive into.
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