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Listen to the best audiobooks now

Download or steam over 180,000 amazing audiobooks on the go! Start listening to bestselling titles in fiction and non-fiction in seconds. There is also unlimited access to 1000's of free audiobooks!

WHY AUDIOBOOKSNOW IS DIFFERENT
1. Save on every audiobook you purchase.
2. Save big with our Club Pricing Plan or purchase at our everyday low prices (no plan required).
3. We do not use gimmicky credits to hide the true costs.
4. Free rewards program that earns points on nearly every dollar spent.
5. Weekly specials and sales on fiction and non-fiction audiobooks.

There are many ways to enjoy audible spoken word audio books. Whether you're on a road trip, long commute, working out, or simply doing chores around the house, audio books are the perfect way to enjoy great books anytime, anywhere. Audiobooks are also perfect for anyone who is vision impaired.

FEATURES YOU’LL LOVE
• Download audio books for offline listening.
• Stream them to save space.
• Audiobooks and bookmarks automatically sync across multiple devices.
• Change the playback speed
• Set a sleep timer
• Enjoy CarPlay support

Talking books are a great way to keep up with your reading when you’re busy. Whatever your interests are you'll find the perfect listen at AudiobooksNow. We pride ourselves on a great selection, low prices, and outstanding customer service.

Download the free AudiobooksNow app today and start listening and saving!

What’s New

Version 6.9.6

This release includes bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
206 Ratings

206 Ratings

Bob Stewart97401 ,

Need Internet access to work

I got this because I only occasionally need to get an audio book. I didn't want a subscription model. I just downloaded a book at home before leaving for a trip through eastern Oregon and Nevada, where there is scant cell coverage, so no Internet. If I stopped the app for any reason, I needed to have Internet access to get to the library where the info for the book was stored. As a result, I went without my downloaded book for periods of time. The book itself played fine once the library was accessed...no need for Internet. Not particularly useful in a world where Internet coverage isn't universal.

Update: see developer response below. The app is fine... will try it again on another trip. If it works without Internet, it's exactly what I wanted!

Developer Response ,

Hi Bob, you can always access your library without any data connection. You might see a message that says "The Internet connection appears to be offline" but you can just OK that message and go to your library. As long as you have downloaded the audiobook before going offline which you said you did, it will play your audiobooks just fine without Internet.

UUUUUUGGGGGGHHHHHH ,

Pretty bad app

So I'm listening to a book and there are SO many issues with the playback... first of all it's not that great of a design, not super intuitive but that's not my complaint. My complaint is that while listening to the book it has so many issues playing. Very often it will pause randomly for no reason. Half the time it does not automatically go onto the next track and I have to do it manually. It even SKIPS AROUND and I have to go back so I don't miss parts of the book and I've resorted to watching the bar as I listen to it which defeats the point of having an app for it. The controls are also very delayed and don't work well with iOS because half the time it doesn't respond to control center buttons or is super delayed. At one point it even started playing the book at 3 different points at once! I had to pause it in the app, pause it in control center and one voice was still going so I had to restart the whole app... unbelievably difficult! I suggest using scribd because they are cheaper and have a better app. (Not that this app is setting that high of a bar anyway)

Developer Response ,

Please update to the latest version of our app.

496481 ,

Buggy, doesn’t add purchases to IOS books

The listening app is buggy and stops. Even though book was purchased, it isn’t possible to play it through iBooks or the IOS music app because it doesn’t show up there. So we have a book we purchased but we cannot play it except to use the “Audiobooks Now” app, which only works sometimes. Another issue is that the app will allow a purchase as a guest without setting up an account but then you cannot play your purchase unless you set up the account. This is misleading, why allow one to buy a book as a guest if you cannot use the app to play it? And if we have to use the Audiobooks Now app to play it, could the app not at least work reliably?

Granted I am new to audio books, but I do expect to play a purchased book when I please. I expect a player to work. I expect honesty when buying a book. And I expect to be able to use another player if the Audiobooks Now doesn’t work properly.

App Privacy

The developer, AudiobooksNow.com, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Contact Info

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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