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Audible June Sale

Audible are back with a new 2 for 1 sale! I am disappointed that the selection seems fairly narrow this time around but there are still some great books to spend your credits on. I struggled to find many own voices audiobooks in the sale but I could have missed some. If you have any recommendations then please let me know in the comments below! Here are my top picks from the Audible June Sale to get you started:

On The Come Up

On The Come Up by Angie Thomas. Own voices.

Angie Thomas is the talented author behind The Hate U Give and she returns with another powerful story On The Come Up. This is an own voices book that gives the reader an insight into the poverty stricken lives of poor, working class Black families within America. Like it’s predecessor it deals with the topics of discrimination and prejudice. Bri wants to be a famous rapper but she has to fight hard for her dream in a world where the odds are stacked against her. Freedom of speech isn’t always free. The narrator has received high praise in many reviews and I look forward to listening to it as it has been on my wishlist for ages!

Radio Silence

Radio Silence by Alice Osman

I really need to spend some time catching up on Alice Osman’s books. They are praised extremely highly and Radio Silence is no exception. “What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong?” Radio Silence is a YA contemporary novel with diverse characters and LGBTQIAP+ representation. It explores themes of identity, diversity and the freedom to choose. Frances has very set goals in life and nothing will stand in her way, even herself. When Aled comes onto the scene, for the first time Frances is unafraid to be herself. However, when the trust between them is broken, Frances has to decide between who she was and who she wants to be.

Ninth House

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Famous for her Grishaverse novels, starting with Shadow and Bone, Leigh Bardugo has now published her adult debut Ninth House. Alex is the sole survivor of a horrific and unsolved multiple homicide. Whilst in hospital, Alex is offered a chance to attend the elite university of Yale. What she doesn’t understand is why her and what the catch is? After all, as a school drop out her teenage years were spent in dead-end jobs and with her drug dealer boyfriends. Searching for answers Alex arrives into the world of secret societies, full of the rich and powerful. When their occult activities are revealed they are more sinister than she ever could have imagined.

The Priory of the Orange Tree

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Priory of the Orange Tree was one of the most anticipated fantasy releases of 2019. I guiltily admit that I have not yet read my copy, despite it being signed by Samantha at the Manchester event last year. When I get behind on my reading I am reluctant to pick up such a huge tome! I am really excited to listen to the audiobook though as it is about time that I delved into what promises to be a wonderful story. It has dragons, assassins and a secret society of mages. Basically, everything I need in a fantasy book.

Furies of Calderon

Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

The people of Alera have a unique bond with elementals, known as furies. Together they have stood against aggressive forces to protect their world. A battle for succession looms as the Lord of Alera has no heir and Houses position themselves to take power. 15 year old Tavi is caught in a deadly storm and saves the life of a runaway slave. It turns out however that Amara is actually a spy seeking intelligence on traitors to the crown. When war erupts around them Tavi’s talents may save them all. This was recommended to me ages ago and I already have the audiobook waiting to go.

Audible June Sale

I hope that this post is helpful for you. I love a bargain, especially when it comes to books and audiobooks. Audible’s 2 for 1 sales give you a lot of value and I nearly always find at least two books I was planning to pick up anyway. It is a great way to spend any leftover credits that you don’t know what to do with. As I mentioned earlier, the Audible June sale doesn’t seem to be quite as expansive as last month. I hope that next month there will be more choice and I would love to see some more own voices books on offer.

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  • 11th June 2020 at 5:37 pm

    I didn’t realise Audible did a two for one sale. Me too – I love a bargain so thanks for sharing! On The Come Up sounds great.

    Lots of love, Helen x

    • 17th June 2020 at 10:22 am

      Yes! They seem to do a sale every month but not always 2 for 1, which is the best value 🙂 Definitely keep your eyes peeled! I always try to make a post when there is a good sale so people don’t miss out. Our book habits can be rather expensive xD

  • 11th June 2020 at 6:46 pm

    This is a great list of audio books. I’ve never used Audible before – I’m a CD audio book kinda girl myself, but I might have a look at some of these especially On The Up, Radio Silence and The Priory of The Orange Tree. Great post, thanks for sharing x

    • 17th June 2020 at 10:18 am

      If you haven’t used Audible before then you can get a free credit which would give you two free books if they are in the sale 🙂 Alice Oseman also has a three book collection which you can get for one credit. If you haven’t received an Audible gift before you should also be able to get another book free from a friend. Jenniely was kind enough to do this a while ago. I will see if I can find out how to do it if you would like me to send you one 🙂

  • 16th June 2020 at 11:03 am
    Ellie Rayner

    Great post! I’ve had all of these books on my TBR for ages. I read Ninth House in January and loved it! I hope you enjoy them all!

    • 17th June 2020 at 10:13 am

      Thank you! I am excited to start Ninth House 🙂 It has been on my tbr for ages but I hadn’t quite got around to it hence being really pleased to see in the Audible sale.


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