Digital Audiobooks

There is so much joy in listening.

We’ve partnered with to make it possible for you to buy audiobooks directly through our website. Browse the catalog of over 150,000 audiobooks, including New York Times bestsellers, and discover hidden gems curated by our expert booksellers.

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Start your monthly membership and your first month is free, then $14.99 for one audiobook/credit per month after that.

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No Strings Attached

Not ready for a monthly commitment? No problem. You can pay as you go for individual audiobooks with no monthly charge.

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Support Local Bookstores

By choosing over other audiobook services, you support local bookstores like ours—and invest in your local community.

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Our Favorite Audiobooks and Playlists

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Juneteenth Picks 

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From  Deesha Philyaw

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Stories of American History

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Black & Proud

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AkooBooks Audio: Ibi Zoboi

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AkooBooks Audio: Kiese Laymon

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BHM + The Stacks Pod

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Black Authors + Black Children

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Explore curated lists by Black-owned bookstores and organizations

Gift Audiobooks

You pick the duration—1, 3, 6, or 12 months. They pick the audiobooks. Buying gifts from Red Rice & Beans Diaspora Bookstore has never been so easy.

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Listen to your audiobooks anytime, anywhere.

Listening with the free app is the best way to enjoy your audiobooks, as it has features that make listening easier and more enjoyable for you, including:

  • Sleep timer
  • Bookmarks
  • Listening at different speeds
  • Tags for organizing your library
  • Easy access to audiobook extras

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