Top 7 Reasons to make the #AudiobookSwitch

Plenty of people are making the #AudiobookSwitch—choosing and their independent bookstore over Amazon’s Audible. Why? We were hoping you’d ask:

Support local bookstores

When you choose, you get to purchase audiobooks directly through your local bookstore of choice.

Enjoy expert bookseller recommendations offers real recommendations from real people, rather than algorithms which might be unreliable or harmful.

Own your audiobooks

We offer 100% DRM-free downloads. With, you actually own each audiobook purchased and have the freedom to download and listen on any device you like. Read more about our “cage-free” audiobooks.

We’re a Social Purpose Corporation

As an SPC, is able to pursue both social and financial goals in the for-profit context, even if those social goals may at times conflict with financial interests. Learn more in our 2020 Annual Report.

Talk to real people is staffed by real people who love local bookstores, audiobooks, and customers. Reach us at, and a real, audiobook-loving human will get back to you.

Help your local economy thrive

When you support your local bookstore, you’re supporting the individuals who work there, plus approximately 28% of all independent bookstore revenue immediately recirculates in the local economy. A win-win.

Support local bookstores

We think this reason deserves two mentions. Find your local bookstore and get started!

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