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By Cliff Weitzman Dyslexia & Accessibility Advocate, CEO/Founder of Speechify in Books on August 11, 2022
Discover the most popular audiobooks in Portuguese and how they can help you learn the language.

    Audiobooks in foreign languages

    Audiobooks are great for listening to the content you want to read rather than visually reading books. By listening to a book, you can even multitask as you enjoy a novel or novella that you’re interested in.

    Whether you’re learning a foreign language or want to review a new bestseller, turning to an audiobook is a good choice. Audiobooks come in many languages including Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, European Portuguese, Turkish, and many others.

    In fact, there are options for reading audiobooks in Portuguese, if that’s the language you want to hear or read. In this article, we’ll go over the bestsellers in Portuguese. 

    Best-selling Portuguese audiobooks

    There are many paperbacks and hardcover books you might want to read in Portuguese. Choosing best sellers is a good place to start when reading books in a foreign language. For daily language practice, try some of the following best sellers to get a taste of Portuguese culture and the books that the people of Portugal love.

    Coleção de Contos Brasileiros, Various authors

    Coleção de Contos Brasileiros, is a book that has 15 short stories you can listen to in Portuguese. The audiobook uses European and Brazilian Portuguese regional accents, making it an excellent option if you want to practice learning dialects, too.

    Sonetos: Poemas de Amor (Sonnets: Love Poems), by Luís Vaz de Camões

    Another interesting audiobook available online is called Sonetos: Poemas de Amor, which covers sonnets about love. The author is regularly compared to the likes of Dante and Shakespeare, so if you want to read a true classic, this is one to look into.

    Saudades: História de Menina e Moça, by Bernardim Ribeiro

    Saudades: História de Menina e Moça, by Bernardim Ribeiro can be roughly translated to The Young Girl’s Story in English and contains public domain content that has a common theme of heartbreak and longing.

    These are just three of many amazing bestsellers available in Portugal. For language learners, these books can be a great way to learn more about culture and experiences in Portugal. Find them on Amazon Kindle, and use Speechify to choose the right Portuguese voice to listen to them.


    How do I change the language on an audiobook?

    To change the language on an audiobook, you will need to look at the FAQ for the specific program you’re using. If you’re using Audible, you can tap on the menu in the upper left-hand corner and click the language drop-down bar to get to your preferred language.

    Can you get audiobooks in different languages?

    Yes, you can. Most audiobook companies now offer audiobooks in a number of languages, like Italian, Spanish, French, and others.

    What is the most popular audiobook in Portuguese?

    One of the most popular books available as an audiobook that has topped the bestseller list is called Blindness by José Saramago, according to Goodreads.

    What are the benefits of using an audiobook?

    There are many benefits of using audiobooks, such as being able to do other things while listening to the book of your choice or listening to a book in a different language to help with language learning. Listening to a book saves you time, too, because you can listen faster than you can read.

    How do I download an audiobook?

    The exact way you download an audiobook depends on the platform. For most, you log into your account and purchase the book. Then, it is added to the library on your personal app or on the website itself, so you can read it at any time.

    How do I find audiobooks in Portuguese?

    There are different places to buy Portuguese audiobooks, such as on Audible or Kobo. You should search “Portuguese” or use filters to find books sorted by language.

    How do I cancel my Audible subscription?

    If you want to cancel your Audible subscription, you can do to by going to Audible.com and tapping on Account Details. Then, log in, and click on Cancel Membership under the current membership information text box. Select a reason for canceling, click cancel, and you’re finished. You can come back to Audible any time, but your membership will be canceled on the last day of your subscription.

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