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15 Amazing Audiobooks to Listen to Right Now

If you’re looking for the best audiobooks to keep you entertained, look no further.

Last Updated on April 19, 2024 by BiblioLifestyle

Amazing Audiobooks to Listen

Do you love audiobooks?  If not, you’re about to after reading this list.  I’ve gathered together some of my favorite audiobooks that will keep you entertained for hours on end.  Whether you’re driving to work or taking a walk around the neighborhood, these books will keep you captivated.  From fiction to nonfiction, there’s something for everyone.  So what are you waiting for?  Get listening!

Best Audiobooks: Fiction

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett, Narrated by Tom Hanks 

The Dutch House is a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.  A novel that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, love, and forgiveness, of how we want to see ourselves and of who we really are.

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah, Narrated by Julia Whelan 

From the number-one bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes a powerful American epic about love and heroism and hope, set during the Great Depression, a time when the country was in crisis and at war with itself, when millions were out of work and even the land seemed to have turned against them.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, Narrated by Jennifer Beals, Benjamin Bratt, Judy Greer & Pablo Schreiber

A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and their beautiful lead singer, revealing the mystery behind their infamous breakup.

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty, Narrated by Caroline Lee

From Liane Moriarty, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, comes Apples Never Fall, an audiobook that looks at marriage, siblings, and how the people we love the most can hurt us the deepest.

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert, Narrated by Adjoa Andoh 

Talia Hibbert, one of contemporary romance’s brightest new stars, delivers a witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who’s tired of being “boring” and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her experience new thingsperfect for fans of Sally Thorne, Jasmine Guillory, and Helen Hoang!

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave, Narrated by Rebecca Lowman

The instant #1 New York Times bestselling mystery and Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick that’s captivated more than a million readers about a woman searching for the truth about her husband’s disappearance…at any cost.

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles, Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, Marin Ireland & Dion Graham

The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America.

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson, Narrated by Marin Ireland

Kevin Wilson’s best book yet—a moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children with remarkable and disturbing abilities.

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Best Audiobooks: Nonfiction

Just as I Am by Cicely Tyson, Narrated by Cicely Tyson, Viola Davis & Robin Miles

Just As I Am is my truth. It is me, plain and unvarnished, with the glitter and garland set aside. Here, I am indeed Cicely, the actress who has been blessed to grace the stage and screen for six decades. Yet I am also the church girl who once rarely spoke a word. I am the teenager who sought solace in the verses of the old hymn for which this book is named. I am a daughter and mother, a sister, and a friend. I am an observer of human nature and the dreamer of audacious dreams. I am a woman who has hurt as immeasurably as I have loved, a child of God divinely guided by His hand. And here in my ninth decade, I am a woman who, at long last, has something meaningful to say.” –Cicely Tyson

Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile, Narrated by the author

The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, producer, and six-time Grammy winner opens up about a life shaped by music in this candid, heartfelt, and intimate story.

Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner, Narrated by the author

From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.

Educated by Tara Westover, Narrated by Julia Whelan

One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado, Narrated by the author 

In the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado’s engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to her shaped the person she was becoming.

Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson, Narrated by the author 

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable audiobook filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety.

Know My Name by Chanel Miller, Narrated by the author

She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford’s campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral–viewed by eleven million people within four days, it was translated globally and read on the floor of Congress; it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Thousands wrote to say that she had given them the courage to share their own experiences of assault for the first time. Now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words.

What do you think about this list of best audiobooks?

What do you think about these audiobooks? Do you listen to audiobooks? What audiobooks would you add to this list? Let’s talk all about the best audiobooks you’ve listened to in the comments below.

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