Switch and support local bookstores

When you make the #AudiobookSwitch from Audible to, you support Books Inc. with your audiobook membership, keeping money within your local economy, creating local jobs, and making a difference in your community.

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Top 7 reasons to make the #AudiobookSwitch

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

  1. Support local bookstores. When you choose, you get to purchase audiobooks directly through your local bookstore of choice.
  2. Enjoy expert bookseller recommendations. offers real recommendations from real people, rather than algorithms which might be unreliable or harmful.
  3. 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.
  4. Help your local economy thrive. Approximately 28% of all independent bookstore revenue immediately recirculates in the local economy.
  5. Talk to real people. is staffed by real people who love local bookstores, audiobooks, and customers. Reach us at, and we will get back to you.
  6. Create local jobs. When you support your local bookstore, you’re supporting the individuals who work there.
  7. Support local bookstores. We think this reason deserves two mentions. Find your local bookstore and get started.