The Internet has revolutionized the audiobook. With the advent of download and rent-by-mail services it's become cheaper and more convenient for people to keep up on their reading. These services allow frequent and occasional reader-listeners to get the audiobooks they want, when they want them, in a format that suits their listening needs. Subscription services offer users a monthly credit allowance to purchase audiobooks. Subscription plans start at one-credit-per-month, enough to purchase most titles (a small number of titles cost more). Rent-by-mail services operate like Netflix, allowing users to borrow unlimited audiobook titles one, two or three at a time, depending on the plan. Occasional listener-readers will prefer á la carte audiobook purchases. Our audiobook reviews make it easy to find a plan that will work for you. For more information on audiobooks and how we reviewed these services, please see our FAQ.
*All subscription services offer download credits, with most titles requiring a single credit for purchase. Some titles may cost more.
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