"It's exciting to know that we reached people who may have never listened to an audiobook before, by creating this low-barrier experience. We're committed to growing the market, and we are appreciative of our partners who shared in that vision with us," says Ian Small, Audiobooks.com CEO.
The audiobooks offered for free download were:
- The Past by Tessa Hadley
- Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo
- Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton
- Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson
- January by Audrey Carlan
- The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
- The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The giveaway was in addition to 130,000 downloads in June of titles that are always free for public enjoyment via the Audiobooks.com apps.
Audiobook Month is celebrated from June 1 – 30 annually by the audiobook publishing industry, with the goal of increasing awareness of and engagement with this growing format.
Audiobooks.com is a leading streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free Audiobooks.com app for Apple and Android, as well as CarPlay, Android Auto and tvOS. The company's proprietary technology synchronizes users' last listened-to position across all devices, creating a seamless user experience. Find out more at www.Audiobooks.com.
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