I’ve been paying for Scribd for a while. I use it every month, and the selection of audiobooks is excellent. There are some issues with Scribd. You are limited with how many audiobooks you read per month, plus I have heard of people having some e-books limited too. That seems a lot less common though. I love Scribd and plan to keep using it for a long while yet. But I have to wonder…am I using it enough?
Technically, I am using it. As I said. I’m using it to listen to audiobooks, but many of them are books that I already own. That feels like a waste of money. It doesn’t hurt to do that every now and then, but when I’m using all three or four audiobooks I have available a month on books I could read without Scribd? Yeah…that’s a waste.
So I’m setting myself a challenge. A challenge that I’d be happy if a few of you joined in on me with.
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If you’ve been in the book community for a little while now, you’ve probably come across people talking about Scribd. I’ve even mentioned it in other posts before. But if you don’t know, let me introduce you.
Scribd is a paid service that allows you to read a selection of books and audiobooks, as well as read magazines and PDFs. I don’t use the magazine or PDF files, so I can’t say what the reading experience there is like. But for most of us, we just want the e-books and audiobooks anyway.
With Scribd being a service you pay for, you may be sitting on the fence about using it. If you just want to give it a try for 60 days, you can use my referral link. You will have to fill in your card or PayPal details straight away, though. So if you’re still not sure? Read on, and I’ll give you the run down, and you can decide if it’s worth it for you or not.
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I’ve been thinking about writing about audiobooks for a bit. Now I’m in a slump, and they’re helping me get through it. I thought now might be the ideal time. But there are so many audiobooks sites out there and so many places to buy them. I didn’t want to be claiming to write a general recommendations list, as I know I’d be missing a lot.
So instead, I’m going to tell you about where I get my audiobooks from and why I like them. This isn’t going to be a massively long post. Most of my audiobooks come from three different places, with a fourth being one I keep saying I should use. And then don’t, for reasons I will outline below. But it’s a great, possibly free, resource that I had to suggest too.
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