You Can Now Listen To Audiobooks On Spotify for $9.99. Is It Worth It?

Spotify’s foray into audiobooks could be useful for bibliophiles, but other options on the market could be a better bet.

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Listen up: There's another offer on the table from a streaming service. This time it's Spotify, which has launched a new audiobook-only subscription plan for $9.99 a month.

The move, announced Friday (March 1), would allow those who now use the music and podcast service for free to access 15 listening hours of audiobooks every month. The so-called Audiobook Access Tier is “a great option for literary enthusiasts who are looking for more audiobook-specific content,” Spotify says in a blog post.

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Keerthi Vedantam

Keerthi Vedantam is a reporter covering finance, tech and science. She previously covered biotech and health at Crunchbase News and enterprise technology at Business Insider.