Google has announced that it’s now selling audiobooks on the Google Play Store, filling out its offerings of movies, music, TV, and ebooks. The new titles are available on Android, iOS, and the web. They’re also available via the Google Assistant, the company’s biggest product push right now, meaning you can play an audiobook on your home smart speaker, continue it in your car, and keep listening on your phone.
To go along with the launch, Google is offering very deep discounts on lots of audiobook titles. Ready Player One is $6.99, Fire and Fury is $8.99, and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is $7.77. (Don’t ask why it’s that nonstandard price, or Neil deGrasse Tyson will probably Twittersplain it to you.) Google is also offering 50…
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