Today Walmart announced that they have teamed up with Kobo to offer a new eBook store and audiobook subscription streaming service. Walmart says they will launch a new iOS and Android app later today that will give you access to these books.
Here is what you will find on the new Walmart eBooks and Audiobook store:
- Kobo’s library of more than six million titles – from New York Times best sellers to a wide variety of indie titles and children’s books.
- A new monthly audiobook subscription – Customers will be able to subscribe to our audiobook service for $9.99 per month, which includes one audiobook per month.
- The ability to purchase digital book cards in 3,500 Walmart stores – We’ll offer nearly 40 titles including The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse-Tyson and Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines. These cards will roll out to stores beginning this week.
- Access to Kobo’s eReaders online and in-store –Starting today, customers can choose from a variety of Kobo eReaders on Walmart.com. In 1,000 stores, we will offer the Kobo Aura starting later this week.
“We’re really excited about this new category, and we know our customers will be too. To celebrate the launch, we’re offering first-time customers who sign up online $10 off their first a la carte eBook or audiobook. In addition, customers who sign up for the audiobook subscription will receive a 30-day free trial.” Walmart said in a statement on their site.
Did you know we now have a FREE app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire? Click HERE to download our app.