But like most tool, there are always a bunch of features you’re not really using or don’t even know about, and the “Share Audible Book with Friend” feature is one I just discovered!
Every book that you own in your Audible Library, you can share with one friend. It’s totally free and you can easily send the Audible book of your choice right from the app.
If you’re listening to a book that you’re loving and think that your mom would love it too? Two clicks and she can listen for free too.
Or if you’re listening to a book club pick, you can share it with a fellow member of your book club who also has more time to listen to audiobooks than to read.
Are there any catches?
Yes – you can only share Audible books with the same friend once.
So if you send The Boys in the Boat to Sue, she’ll get a free copy of it, but you can’t send her any more free Audible books. And she can’t receive a free one from any other friends.
(Who is Sue? I have no idea – it was just the name that came to my mind for this example).
How to use the “Share Audible Book with Friend” feature
To share an Audible book with a friend, just open your Audible app and push the “My Library” button at the bottom of the screen.
Then find the Audible audiobook that you want to share and tap the three dots to the right of the title.
One of the options that pops up will be “Send this Book.”
Tap that and it’ll give you the option to email or text the download link to whatever friend you’d like.
How easy is that?
Plus, you’ll look like the most thoughtful friend, neighbor, sibling, aunt or book club member on the planet.
Which I always consider an extra bonus in life.