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Switching between reading & listening w/library books
« on: May 22, 2018, 11:09:00 AM »
I am wondering, if from my public library, if I borrow both the kindle book and the audio book, can I do the switching between them thing on an audible-capable kindle? I'm thinking no, because the library provides the audio book in Overdrive or MP3 format, not audible. But I just thought I'd ask in case I'm missing something.

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Re: Switching between reading & listening w/library books
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2018, 05:46:11 PM »
You would need to get the companion Audible edition (if there is one). Often, these are offered at a discount once the library book has (temporarily) been added to your library. I will usually buy the audiobook if it is under $3-4.


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Re: Switching between reading & listening w/library books
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2018, 11:11:03 AM »
Unfortunately, I don't think it's possible.

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Re: Switching between reading & listening w/library books
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2018, 05:33:26 PM »
You can always borrow both, start the audiobook playing and manually follow along in the text. But switching back and forth is problematic to say the least, since audiobook apps do not let you easily search to find a location corresponding to a given location in the text.