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The Google Play store is now selling audiobooks

We have some awesome news for you as audiobooks are now offered in Google Play Store.

Currently, Google hasn't announced a subscription plan similar to Audible's $15-a-month service that gives users one audiobook plus various other freebies, but it could very well offer something like that down the line. Google audiobook library is Cross Platform across Android, iOS, and the web, as well as devices that support the Google Assistant, such as Google Home speakers.

Android users can buy apps, music, TV shows, movies, and ebooks from the Google Play Store and now they can finally buy audiobooks as well.

Google Play just launched audiobooks in 45 countries and nine languages. Amazon-owned Audible, the top provider of audiobooks, has not been supported on Home and other speakers with Google Assistant. He/she can pick up where they left no matter what device they are using, with the Assistant or the Google Play Books app.

Audiobooks are generally priced between $7 and $15 but Google is offering discounts, in addition to 50 percent off on your first audiobook, reports said.

Aware of the trend, Google too wants to encourage people to expand their horizons, so as of this week it has started selling audiobooks through its Play Store. People can buy a single audiobook at a time and without any commitment to buy more, said Greg Hartrell, head of product management at Google Play Books in a blog January 23. Users wanting to listen to an audiobook will be able to purchase literature and have it read on the go.

Android Auto does not have this integration yet, but Google did mention that an update for that will be coming to the U.S. later on this year.

Listeners can also resume playing their audiobooks across devices using the same Google account. So, if you are into audiobooks, it will be a good time to grab a few for cheap.

Some of its features include an ability to listen to audiobooks without a subscription, continue reading across multiple platforms and more.

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