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Happy spooky season, friends. Who’s up for the adult version of trick-or-treating? (It’s books instead of candy — time to get lit.)
The PCMag Shop and Amazon Audible have teamed up to bring you a virtual Halloween goody bag in the form of a site-exclusive Audible deal with tons of free extra content. Just follow the steps below and it won’t cost you a cent.
This fall pick-me-up comes at the right time — because how great is October for adults really? We get awkward office costume parties, half-off ciders during happy hour, and if you’re special, your first cold of the season. The real world is way scarier than any slasher film, and I’ll take a distracting audiobook any day.
There are a few steps to follow, but don’t get overwhelmed. It takes five minutes to get yourself enough Audible content to keep you busy for weeks. Here’s what to do:
All new Audible members can slide on over to the PCMag Shop and add this deal to your cart. After you check out (for free), you’ll get an automated email with a unique redemption link. When you get to Audible’s site through that link, just sign into your Amazon account like you normally would and boom — you’re good to go. Here’s what you get:
Two audiobooks of your choice (just two regular book credits)
One special Halloween audiobook classic (and it’s actually scary)
Two Audible Original Content selections (from six preselected titles chosen by Amazon for October)
One month of Audible Gold
That’s a discounted month of Gold, three audio books, and two Audible Originals for free.
Note: You’ll notice that Audible will have charged $5.95 to your Amazon account (the price of the first month of Audible Gold). Sit tight — you’ll get a $6 promotion code for your next Amazon purchase in your email. It’s not a direct deal, but you’re technically getting your money back and an extra nickel.
Why get Audible in the first place, you ask? Audible is *the* go-to source for audiobooks right now, giving you access to over 425,000 titles, including best-sellers like Sharp Objects and Game of Thrones. There’s quite literally something for everyone, whether you need background noise on your commute or a long car trip, or are just looking for a way to do more reading — without actually reading.
Learn more about the specifics and find the deal here. (Psst: This is a PCMag exclusive and probably won’t happen again anytime soon, so if you’re interested, don’t wait.)