Spotify Launches Audiobooks Home for all Audio You love

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On Tuesday, Spotify in the US made audiobooks available for purchase.

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Listeners get access to a 300,000-title collection

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From both big and small publishers in a new audiobooks hub and in Spotify searches

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But Audiobook titles have a lock icon next to them, unlike music or podcasts

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If you want to listen to an audiobook on Spotify, you must pay

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Following an unspecified free preview

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You must click a link to leave Spotify's app and go to their transactional website

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There, you can pay upfront for the book

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Despite of whether you have a paid subscription or are a premium member

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Or you use Spotify's free, ad-supported service

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