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Old 03-01-2013, 06:18 AM   #1
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Amazon/Audible is going to ruin me!

Anyone else feel this way? LOL.

I haven't bought audio books hardly at all, but since whispersync and audio books being discounted if you get the eBook, I've bought 3 in two weeks!!
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:08 AM   #2
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How do I buy a discounted audiobook?
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You have to buy the eBook from Amazon, and if it has a corresponding audio book you can buy it at a discounted rate.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:09 AM   #4
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Thanks - I haven't seen that. I wonder if it's available to UK customers? I shall investigate.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:10 AM   #5
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Hope it does!
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:40 AM   #6
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Librivox is a great money-saver. http://librivox.org/
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:13 PM   #7
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Never been a fan of librivox, I'm not into public domain stuff all that much, so this amazon/audible thing is awesome, but it's killing my wallet!! So much that I think it folded in on itself and somehow conjured up a padlock.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:15 PM   #8
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I prefer to read rather than listen to books. So, while a neat offer, it holds zero interest for me.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:23 PM   #9
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Never been a fan of librivox, I'm not into public domain stuff all that much, so this amazon/audible thing is awesome, but it's killing my wallet!! So much that I think it folded in on itself and somehow conjured up a padlock.
I don't know if it's been fixed but if you if you check out the Kindle Library book from Overdrive you are eligible for discounted Audible if there is one.

I have done this many times just to get a discount.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #10
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Heh the good things for me is that the books I like to listen to and the books I like to read don't cross over.
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:32 PM   #11
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I don't know if it's been fixed but if you if you check out the Kindle Library book from Overdrive you are eligible for discounted Audible if there is one.

I have done this many times just to get a discount.
REALLY???? Oh I must try this!
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It still works as of last week. It's weird how some titles in a series are Whispersync compatible but others are not.
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I don't know if it's been fixed but if you if you check out the Kindle Library book from Overdrive you are eligible for discounted Audible if there is one.

I have done this many times just to get a discount.
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It still works as of last week. It's weird how some titles in a series are Whispersync compatible but others are not.
Yep; it still works.
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Anyone else feel this way? LOL.

I haven't bought audio books hardly at all, but since whispersync and audio books being discounted if you get the eBook, I've bought 3 in two weeks!!
In some other Audible thread somewhere hereabouts I think I called the company evil. Somehow they keep taking my money! Especially with this Whispersync option.

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I don't know if it's been fixed but if you if you check out the Kindle Library book from Overdrive you are eligible for discounted Audible if there is one.
I don't know if that's something that's meant to be fixed. I bought two books from the Song of Ice & Fire series because of the Overdrive ebooks... they got my money, right? I've gotten all of Diana Gabaldon's Whispersync compatible titles. (I'm sensing a serious series issue here!)
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In some other Audible thread somewhere hereabouts I think I called the company evil. Somehow they keep taking my money! Especially with this Whispersync option.



I don't know if that's something that's meant to be fixed. I bought two books from the Song of Ice & Fire series because of the Overdrive ebooks... they got my money, right? I've gotten all of Diana Gabaldon's Whispersync compatible titles. (I'm sensing a serious series issue here!)
I don't do whispersync for voice but I like the discount.
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