Top Apps to Listen to Audiobooks for Free

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Some people love reading, but they have no time to do so. We are so busy juggling between work, family, and commutes, and that we hardly have time to sit down and read our favorite books. However, we have good news: you can always listen to your favorite books during your commutes, as you go about your chores, when you are running, or even while you cook dinner. It is that easy.

If you are a book lover, then you can imagine how fun and entertaining it is. We have researched and identified several websites and apps that allow you to access audiobooks anytime and anywhere. They have hundreds of books, so you have a variety to choose from. As if that is not enough, they are free. You don’t have to pay a penny to enjoy listening to your favorite audiobooks.

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If you are a book lover who misses reading your books because you don’t have enough time, we have a solution for you. You can stat listening to audiobooks today. Read along with us as we discover which apps can help you do this. 

Top Apps to Listen to Audiobooks for Free
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Google Play Books

This app can be used for all sorts of digital content, including textbooks, eBooks, comic books, and audiobooks. You can access its content via the app, which you can sync on different devices connected to your Google accounts such as an Android device or even a web browser. The same sync also works with audiobooks, meaning that you can start listening to your favorite audiobook on your computer and then switch to your phone seamlessly.

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Audible

If you love audiobooks, then this app should be on your radar. This app is the largest and most advanced when it comes to audiobooks worldwide. With that, it also offers exclusive audio shows, titles, and book series

In addition, if you are an Amazon Prime extensive subscription platform member, you will have free access to several Audible Channels. These channels have been carefully curated with lectures, original programs, and other audio editions.

This app is free and doesn’t have any of the annoying ads, plus it allows you to sync different audiobooks between your account and other connected devices. You can also listen to your favorite audiobooks even when you are offline.

LibriVox

This is a volunteer-powered service, and it offers several audiobook versions of books in the US public domain. LibriVox is a free Android app boasting more than 24,000 free classic audiobooks. The app gives its users easy access to Bluetooth controls. Such controls allow you to connect your headphones to your blue-tooth enabled speaker. It also supports Google Cast and Android Auto.

Libby

If you love the idea of borrowing an ebook from local libraries, this app will work for you. Its purpose is mainly to support and manage content borrowed from different public libraries. Even if you use one library card, all content from various libraries saves in their user-friendly and unified library. 

If your libraries offer audiobooks, you can still borrow them in the form of ebooks. This app provides all sorts of bestsellers and newly released books.

Top Apps to Listen to Audiobooks for Free
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Audio Books

Just like the name suggests, this app offers all sorts of audiobooks with more than 100,000 premium audiobooks and hundreds of new books that are added every day. It has quality sound, with adjustable narration speed and an option where you can chat with the customer care center, all within your app.

The Bottom Line

We have good news for all book lovers with a very tight schedule. You can now listen to your audiobooks as you go about your daily chores. Also note that all these audiobooks are free and legal, and just as a token of appreciation, you can always leave a review on their either Amazon, GoodReads, and any other review sites. Try out these apps today!

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