Thanks for celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with us! Submissions are now closed.
If you submitted your purchase details, expect an email from us on April 28th by 5pm PT with instructions for redeeming your free audiobook.

Remember: you must redeem your free audiobook by May 20th, 2021.

How it works:

  1. Spend at least $15 at an independent bookstore either online or in-person between April 24th and April 26th.
  2. Submit your receipt and select your audiobook no later than 9pm ET on Monday, April 26th.
  3. We’ll email you with a link to your free audiobook on Wednesday, April 28th.
  4. Redeem your free audiobook by May 20th, 2021.
  5. Enjoy listening!

How do I submit my receipt on the form?
Please attach either a photo of a physical receipt from your bookstore showing date of purchase and purchase total, or attach a screenshot of a digital receipt from your bookstore with the same information visible by 9pm ET on Monday, April 26th. Not sure how to upload a screenshot? Follow the instructions outlined here for your device, then upload the resulting file to the form. Questions? Email us at!

How should I shop at my bookstore?
However you and your bookstore are most comfortable! You can shop in-person, or online through your bookstore’s website. Just be sure to get a receipt!

Can I buy anything from my bookstore?
Yes, you can spend the $15 however you’d like, whether it be on books, merchandise, gift cards, etc.

How can I find an independent bookstore to support?
Check out our Bookstore Finder to find a partner store near you! Purchases made with non-partner bookstores are eligible as well.

Do print pre-orders made through my bookstore qualify?
Pre-ordering print titles absolutely qualifies, as long as the pre-order is placed between April 24th and April 26th. Please ask your bookstore to provide a receipt or confirmation of your pre-order so that you can submit this as proof of purchase for your free audiobook from us!

Can I spend more that $15 at my independent bookstore to redeem multiple audiobooks through this offer?
Please do spend as much as you’d like to support your bookstore during these trying times. However, you may only redeem one audiobook from this offer.

Do I need to have a membership?
Nope! Anyone can collect a free audiobook so long as they shop at an independent bookstore and submit their receipt. You will need to sign up for a free account to redeem and listen to your audiobook, but you won’t need to enter credit card details to do so.

Is this offer available worldwide?
Yes! No matter where you live, or which independent bookstore you support, you are eligible to get a free audiobook so long as you spend $15 USD, or the equivalent in your local currency.

Does spending $15 on audiobooks or merch count?
No. To redeem this offer, you need to spend at least $15 USD (or the equivalent in your local currency) directly through an independent bookstore of your choice.

Do ebook purchases count?

No, ebooks unfortunately do not count. However, physical books or any other items your bookstore might carry do!

Does spending $15 through count?
Yes, purchases made through are eligible for the offer.

Can I pick any audiobook?
No, your free audiobook must be selected from our eligible list of bestselling audiobooks.

Can I gift the free audiobook?
Yes! You are welcome to share the free audiobook as a gift by simply forwarding your redemption link to the recipient. If you are gifting your redemption code, please don’t click the redemption link yourself.

If the audiobooks are free, do the authors still make money?
Yes, the authors are paid their normal terms. This is a gift from!

Have a question not covered above? Please email us at!