What better way to kick off the new year than with a reading challenge? Here are 24 prompts (two challenges each month) to help you read more and diversify your audiobook listening—all while supporting your local bookshop with Libro.fm!
Take the 2024 Listening Challenge, and keep us updated on how it’s going all year long!
Listen to a bookseller-recommended audiobook.
Discover audiobooks enjoyed by booksellers from our 2,500+ partner bookshops.
Listen to a banned book.
Check out frequently banned and challenged audiobooks, the majority of which are by and/or about BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ persons. Want to learn more? Listen to our podcast episode with Kelly Jensen of Book Riot and Leah Johnson, author and owner of Loudmouth Books, in which we discussed combatting censorship, the importance of libraries, and much more.
Read at least ten minutes of an audiobook every day for a month.
Build a new reading habit starting from today, and take your favorite audiobook with you anytime, anywhere!
Listen to an audiobook adapted for TV or film.
Are you a fan of both books and TV or film? Grab a bowl of popcorn and listen to an audiobook that hit the screen. Check out these recommendations to inspire your next read.
Listen to an audiobook in translation.
Read an audiobook that is translated from another language to expand your literary horizons. Try these recommendations to get started.
Read an entire series on audio.
It’s never too late to start a series—set a goal and dive into them on audio!
Choose an audiobook solely based on your favorite narrator.
An audiobook with a captivating performance can elevate your reading experience! See what other audiobooks your favorite narrators have read, explore winners of Audiofile Earphone Awards, or check out our features on talented narrators to find your next read.
Listen to an audiobook outside of your genre comfort zone.
Start the new year fresh with an audiobook in a genre you haven’t tried just yet.
Recommend an audiobook on social media (and tag us @librofm!).
Hey, we love hearing your thoughts! Share your favorite audiobooks with your bookish friends and don’t forget to tag us.
Listen to an audiobook that has been on your TBR for more than two years.
Are there any books you’ve been wanting to read for the longest time? This is a reminder to check at least one off your TBR!
Listen to an audiobook over 20 hours long.
A long audiobook is your best companion on a road trip or flight. Pick one to make any trip fly by!
Pre-order an anticipated audiobook.
Support your favorite author by pre-ordering their audiobook. Pre-orders serve as an early indicator of a book’s success, which helps increase orders from bookshops. Plus, you’ll wake up to the audiobook in your Libro.fm library on release day!
Read an audiobook set in your favorite city.
Explore your favorite place, all from the comfort of your own sofa.
What book will you start the year with?
Let us know in the comments below!