5 Popular Websites to Get Free Audio Ebooks

5 Popular Websites to Get Free Audio Ebooks

Digitization of books have made it easier for the readers to fulfill their desires of reading all the time.

Firstly, eBooks made it easier for them to carry their libraries with them and now with audio eBooks you can just listen them anywhere. Audio eBook is just amazing. Tired eyes can’t stop you from moving on to the next chapter of that amazing book you are stuck to. Just plug in and keep listening to that favorite story of yours with hands and ears on your eBook.    

You can get your eBooks over Internet but the web is so vast and all the searching can be a little hard and time consuming. So to save your time here is a list of 5 websites from where you can get free audio eBooks. Check it out! 

1) Lit2Go

The free collection of online stories and poems offered by this site can be accessed in mp3 format. Also, the text content is available for the convenience. An abstract, citation, playing time and word count are given for each of the passages. The passages available can also be downloaded in the form of PDF files that can be later used as read along or supplement reading material for the classroom. The site is user friendly and gives you a feel of library. Typewriter fonts and illustrations make it a pleasure to get lost in the world of knowledge. The books are organized properly by grade level. Also you can browse the collection of a particular author or by particular genres you are interested in.

The plus point of the site is the feel and the interface that won’t let you leave the page any sooner!   

2) LibriVox

Get access to audio books and you never know you may end up listening the voice of your neighbor next door! The audio books from this site can be enjoyed by anyone around the globe. The books are recorded by LibriVox volunteers. They record chapters of books in the public domain, and then they release the audio files back onto the net for free. All their audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish. User can browse books based on author, title, genre, subject or language.

And all those who wish to contribute their part for this amazing platform they can volunteer for LibriVox.  The process is easy and does not require any experience with recording or audio engineering or acting or public speaking. All you need is a computer, a microphone, some free recording software, and your own voice. They accept all volunteers in all languages, with all kinds of accents. You’re welcome to volunteer to read any language you speak, as long as you can make yourself understood in it. They operate almost exclusively through Internet communications on their forum, where their friendly community will answer all your questions.

3) Loyal Books

This is for all the bookworms and the knowledge seekers. If you are one of those who thrive on books then this is the right place for you. More than 7000 books are available on this site and all of them are FREE! With more than 100 genres, available in more than 25 languages; the site has something for everyone. Luckily you wont have to browse all the data. On top of the page there is an option to search for your author or the particular book you are looking for. They also have a section of paid books.   

Loyal Books makes the world's public domain audio books available for browsing in a visual and entertaining way.

4) Learn Out Loud

With a goal to showcase the best audio & video learning content on the Web, the site came out back in 2005 and ever since have been able to provide users across with the same. The platform gives you the vast expansion of audio & video learning on the Internet with the rising popularity of audio book downloads, podcasts, YouTube, free colleges courses, and many other great resources that have become available. This platform is the destination for audio video learning on the web. With access on this platform you can get audio books, podcasts and a lot more. Also you can subscribe to their member plans and get amazing discounts and other benefits! 

5) Librophile

Librophile.com offers user a simple interface for finding completely legal free audiobooks and eBooks. You can browse the latest books, search by keywords or choose more broadly by genre or language. You can often listen to chapters online, download a whole book, play a sample or subscribe using iTunes.

Librophile.com is available on both desktop and mobile with an aim to provide a one-stop shop for all the audiobook and eBooks out there.

With a collection of more than 1 lakh digital books and user can easily search among various genres and categories. You can also look for the popular and latest books out there by directly accessing that section of the site.

What are your experiences with audio eBooks? Are you aware of other similar websites?


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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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