Best Audiobook Deals (October 2020)

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Audiobooks can be expensive! To help you save money we’ve put together this regularly updated resource with the best audiobook deals and sales currently available online. Read on to find the best deals on audiobooks available right now!

Best Audiobooks Deals Available Right Now

Our Top Picks for October 2020

These are our picks for the best audiobook deals currently available:

Save $50 on an Audible Annual Membership

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For a limited time, Amazon Prime Members can get an Audible Annual Membership with 12 credits upfront for just $99.50. After the first year, the cost is $149.50 per year. Offer ends October 14, 2020. Get this deal.

Get 3 Free Audiobooks from Audiobooks.com

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Audiobooks.com is an audiobook service with a library of 200,000+ titles. The extensive library and easy-to-use app make it a great alternative to Audible. The service offers a 30-day free trial with 3 free audiobooks. Get this deal.

Best Free Audiobook Trials

Many online audiobook retailers offer a free trial as an incentive to try their subscription service. Below are some of the largest retailers offering a free trial. Note: you may need a credit card to sign up for the trials and incentives are subject to change.

Audible Plus – Try The New Listen-All-You-Want Plan for 30-Days

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Audible, an Amazon company, is the world’s largest seller of audiobooks. Audible Plus is a new, listen-all-you-want plan with thousands of included audiobooks, podcasts, Audible Originals, and more. With this offer, you can try Audible Plus free for 30-days (after 30 days it costs $7.95 a month). Get this deal.

Note: if you are wanting to listen to bestsellers and new releases, check out the following offer for Audible Premium Plus. To find some good titles in the Audible Plus catalog, see our post: 10 Best Audible Plus Recommendations.

Audible Premium Plus – 1 free audiobook with a 30-day trial

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Audible Premium Plus membership (starting at $14.95 per month plus applicable sales tax) will give you your fix of bestsellers and new releases. On top of that, you can listen all you want to exclusive podcasts, audiobooks, Audible Originals and beyond, courtesy of the included Audible Plus Catalog. Audible Premium Plus has a free 30-day trial offer with 1 free audiobook. Get this deal.

Amazon Prime Offer for Audible Premium Plus – 2 free audiobooks with a 30-day trial

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Amazon Prime members can start an Audible trial with 2 credits (1 credit = 1 title) that can be used on any titles from the Audible premium selection. A standard trial includes 1 credit. After trial, all members receive 1 credit per month. Get this deal.

Audiobooks.com – 3 free audiobooks with a 30-day trial

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Audiobooks.com has a library of 200,000+ titles. You can get 3 free audiobooks with a 30-day trial. Get this deal.

eStories – 2 audiobooks with a 2-month free trial

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eStories has over 120,000 audiobook titles. Get 2 audiobooks with a 2-month free trial. Get this deal.

Kobo Audiobooks – 1 free audiobook with a 30-day trial

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Kobo offers a free 30-day trial with 1 free audiobook. Get this deal.

Libro.fm – 1 free audiobook with a 1-month free trial

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Libro.fm makes it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through your local bookstore. As part of the sign-up process, you’ll choose the independent bookstore you want to support with future purchases and Libro.fm will split profits with this bookstore. Libro.fm offers 1 free audiobook with a 1-month free trial. Get this deal.

Scribd – free 30-day trial includes unlimited audiobooks (restrictions may apply)

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Scribd is a subscription service that provides members access to millions of audiobooks, ebooks, magazines, comics, and sheet music selections. Membership includes access to an unlimited number of audiobooks and other content but restrictions on certain titles may apply. Scribd offers a free 30-day trial. Get this deal.

Tip: if you are an Audible member, learn How to Pause Audible to try the offers from other audiobook services listed above.

Best Daily Deals

Chirp Books Limited-Time Deals

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Subscription services like the ones listed above may be right for some, but we also know some listeners don’t want to be locked into a monthly commitment or have to deal with managing a credit system. Chirp is a service that offers limited-time deals on audiobooks without subscription fees and savings up to 95% off. See current deals from Chirp Books.

Audible Daily Deal

The Daily Deal is an Audible Premium Plus membership benefit that allows active members to purchase a new and different title every day at a reduced price. To sign up go to your Account Details page on the desktop site and click on Notifications on the left-hand side. Check the box next to Audible Daily Deals, you’ll start receiving emails right away. You can also see current Audible deals here:

Best Audible Deals

Audible is the world’s largest audiobook retailer. Below are the best Audible deals we’re currently aware of:

Save $50 on an Audible Annual Membership

For a limited time, Amazon Prime Members can get an Audible Annual Membership with 12 credits upfront for just $99.50. After the first year, the cost is $149.50 per year. Offer ends October 14, 2020. Get this deal.

Get an Audible Coupon for up to $15 (US Promotion)

For a limited time: Use 2 credits for a $5 coupon, 4 credits for a $10 coupon, or 6 or more credits for a $15 coupon. Get this deal.

Important Terms: Eligible members who use 2-3 credits between October 1st and October 4, 2020, at 11:59 PM PT, will receive a promotional code for a $5 USD Audible coupon via email; those who use 4-5 credits will receive a $10 USD Audible coupon, and those who use 6 or more credits will receive a $15 USD Audible coupon. Coupons will be delivered via email on or around October 10, 2020. See the offer page for full Terms and Conditions.


Are you aware of any current audiobook deals and sales not listed above? Let us know in the comments below so we can add to this resource page.

Would you like a free premium audiobook?

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-Choose one title from Audible’s entire premium selection to keep.
-Unlimited listening on select audiobooks, Audible Originals, and podcasts.
-You will get an email reminder before your trial ends. Cancel online anytime.
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