Who says story time has to stop when you exit kindergarten? Audio books provide all the stimulation of reading without that annoying reading part. And the internet is full of avenues to get them for free without having to resort to piracy.
MakeUseOf suggests these sites as prime places to download audio books:
BooksShouldBeFree — Classic literature in iTunes and mp3 formats, with Wikipedia links to read up on the authors and titles.
NewFiction — Focuses on new serialized fiction. Actors give dramatic readings, providing a soap opera feel.
ThoughtAudio — Gives you a selection of classics you can download in chunks, as well as PDFs.
LibriVox — A volunteer-led site in which people with a lot of spare time upload audio recordings, providing a selection of public domain books.
Podiobooks — Serialized downloads available via RSS, with more than 400 newer books to choose from, including “chick lit.”
If you’re an audio book fiend, what are your primary sources?