Listen to these mesmerizing audiobooks for free today on Audible
If you love books but have a horrible attention span, then Audible was probably everything you could ever ask for. Audible made it possible for folks to listen to books instead of having to read them, and through the platform, people were able to run errands, do chores, and perform other activities while also getting through a good book.
Luckily, there are plenty of free books that are currently available on Audible. Want to know what book to enjoy next on the platform? Well, we’ve got you covered with all the best ones. Check out our list of the best free content on Audible that is currently available here.
What Happens Next? Conversations from MARS (2018)
What Happens Next? Conversations from MARS is an Audible Original, made specifically for the platform and also available to customers for free. If you’re a fan of science, space travel, and technology, then this is the audiobook that you should listen to. The total run time is two hours and fifty minutes, so it doesn’t take too long, and you can give this a listen while you’re doing your Sunday chores at home.
So what is What Happens Next? Conversations from MARS about? Well, this audiobook was written and narrated by TV host Adam Savage (MythBusters) who talks all about the MARS conference. Throughout the audiobook, he interviews tons of leading scientists and thinkers including figures like iRobot co-founder Rodney Brooks, former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman, futurist Kate Compton, and more.
The audiobook introduces all the ways that science and technology will open plenty of exciting doors for humanity, our everyday lives, space, and more in the future. The description reads: “Full of wonder, optimism, and plain old awesomeness, What Happens Next will be a revelation for anyone who’s ever wondered about what our future will look like and how we’ll get there”.
Murder, We Spoke (2019)
If you’re all about true crime and terrifying mysteries, then this free audiobook on Audible is the perfect option for you. Murder, We Spoke, narrated by a whole group of true-crime experts including Kat Johnson, Attica Locke, Billy Jensen, Jim Clemente, Marcus Parks, Maureen O’Connell, Rachel McCarthy James, Rachel Monroe, Sarah Weinman, and Scott Brick, runs at a short forty-six minute run time.
This short length makes this easy and light listening for sure, although the content may be a bit harder to get through if you have a light stomach. After all, it is going to be about murder. The book raises questions such as: “Can we ethically engage in true crime as real concerns surface around the crimes, victims, and systemic issues that directly impact the humans we are hearing about?”
It also asks: “Where are the most sensitive and original voices in true crime turning their attention? And how can we use our primal fascination with the dark side of human nature as a force for good?” Are you intrigued? Well, we definitely are too. Luckily, this is available for absolutely free on Audible, so what are you waiting for? Go listen to this audiobook now.
Why We March: Celebrating 50 Years of Pride (2020)
This free audiobook on Audible is only twenty-eight minutes long, so it makes for perfect listening on a quick drive around town running errands or such. Written by a whole group of Audible editors and narrated by Vikas Adam, this audiobook is for anyone who wants to learn more about the history of the LGBTQIA+ community and activists in United States history.
The audiobook reflects on the 1969 Stonewall Uprising and looks at modern-day NYC as it prepares for a pride celebration moved online due to COVID-19. The description reads that “voices from the past five decades of the NYC Pride March share what PRIDE means to them and reveal the power of PRIDE in personal histories, moments that shaped their lives, and how it has informed the LGBTQIA+ rights movement”.