Introducing audiobooks


Audiobook Memberships

Audiobook memberships are now available at Bookshop Santa Cruz!

Powered by our audiobook partner, your first audiobook is $0.99 and then $14.99 per month. The monthly fee equates to one audiobook credit which you can use at anytime, for any of the 70,000+ audiobooks available on our site. You can easily listen on any device (phone, tablet, PC) as all audiobooks are DRM-free.

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Membership features:

  • Over 70,000 titles

  • First month for $0.99

  • $14.99 monthly fee (one audiobook/month)

  • 30% off additional audiobooks

  • Free iOS and Android App

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Membership Features


Over 70,000 titles  



First month for $0.99



$14.99 monthly fee (one audiobook/month)



30% off additional audiobooks



Free iOS and Android App



Membership credits never expire  



Supports independent bookstores



DRM-Free (listen on multiple devices)



Superior audio quality (2X industry standard)



Recommendations from indie booksellers



Ad-free browsing and listening



Pays a fair rate to publishers and authors




How to get started

  1. Visit, select your first book to purchase (a la carte or through the membership), and follow steps to create an account.

  2. After your purchase, you’ll receive a confirmation email with instructions to download the iOS or Android App, for easy listening on your mobile device.

  3. Start listening. Sign into the app and download your book(s) to your device.



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