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Sep 30, 2008, 2:44pm Top

I have tried for years to listen to audio books and never been successful.But last week I tried again with a Robert B Parkernovel and I loved it. Now I've got books on my ipod and I'm listening to a long Harlen Cobennovel. My public library has over three thousand titles and I'm borrowing them and downloading onto my computer.

Sep 30, 2008, 4:15pm Top

If free is important, you might try Libravox (reading quality varies).

If free is not important, I recommend Audible.com. They have great readers.

Oct 1, 2008, 1:54pm Top

Thanks for the tips Mrs. Heisenberg, I'll check out the first one. I looked into audible.com but it seems pricey.

Oct 1, 2008, 5:03pm Top

You might also want to check out the (very active) Audiobooks Group on LT. There are quite a few threads with good suggestions (and warnings) about books and readers.


Jul 30, 2009, 4:16pm Top

Librivox.org is a nice site, audible.com does have wonderful readers, but as you said they are expensive if you are on a budget. I would recommend that if you do get some extra cash that you get a couple of titles from audible though.

Jul 15, 2010, 12:51am Top

If I couldn't download books to listen to on my laptop while I knit I'd never get any "reading" done. What a wonderful invention! I use Audible.com, paperbackswap.com and my local library, which is in a consortium with other central PA libraries and has a wonderful selection for free.

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