TTT: Playster

Today’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is “All About Audio freebie —  aka top ten audiobooks you should listen to, 10 books I want to listen to on audio, 10 bands you should check out, 10 podcasts you should be listening to, 10 of my all time favorite albums, 10 songs I love, really whatever you can come up with.”

Over the past 2 years I have become an audiobook junkie. I use multiple apps to borrow audiobooks from 2 different library systems, and I average 4.5 audiobooks per week. I’m trying out a new-ish paid service called Playster (I got a 90 day free trial), so I’m going to list the books I’m most excited to listen to, that only Playster has:

  1. ALL of Agatha Christie’s novels – These aren’t easy to find at the library, so I’m thrilled that they’re all here!

  2. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell – I’m excited to re-read this Civil War novel (it’s at least my 3rd reading). At just under 49 hours long, it’s one of the longest audiobooks I’ve read.
  3. Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures by Peter Anghelides – OMG, you guys! SO excited!
  4. The Abhorsen / Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix – With Goldenhand publishing on 10/11/16, I really want to re-read the original trilogy!
  5. The Peter Grant / Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch – This series is awesomesauce, and the narrator, Kobna Holbrook-Smith is perfect. My library only has the first 3 books, so I’m happy that Playster has all 5.

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6 thoughts on “TTT: Playster

  1. rudejasper says:

    Methinks I should check out Playster for the Doctor Who novels alone! I got into the audio media tie-in novels last year as a way to go back and revisit and get more stories from my two fave Doctors (9 and 10) but the library is a missing a few which is ANNOYING! Also really like that they have all of Agatha Christie’s novels. Thanks for bringing this program to my attention!

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    • Selah at A Bibliophile's Style says:

      It’s still pretty new, so the app isn’t the best, but they do have a lot to choose from. They have various levels of service too – some are just eBooks and audiobooks, while others have music and movies too. My free trial has everything, but I’ll probably switch to just books once the trial is over.


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