Updated: 12/30/2019 by Computer Hope

An audiobook is any book that is spoken to the listener. Audiobooks have been around since the 1970s and have come in many forms over the years including cassette tapes and CDs. However, the top medium now is through digital download. Audiobooks may be listened to on many devices including MP3 players, smartphones, tablets, and any computer. The largest selection of audiobooks is available at

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