It’s true being an avid reader, most of us would prefer paper books instead of using eBooks. We all love sniffing the smell of a new book and turning the pages with our own hands. But one thing we must admit that sometimes the audio version of a few books just hit the right spot. Well, you can try some good audiobooks for a hands-free reading experience when you are traveling in a crowded commute or feeling too tired to do any real work.
The next time you find yourself getting bored and feel an extreme need to escape reality. Try out one of these awesome audiobooks. Some of these books are recorded with big-name casts full of voices you may recognize, others are voiced by the author or an amazing voice actor. These suggestions are a mix of old and new books. We have created a list where you can taste the old days of literature and also enjoy the newness in novels.
Then, what are you waiting for? Put on your headphones and enjoy the positively captivating stories. And not to mention, guaranteed mood-lifting through the story is a bonus.
Follow the list and thank us later
Becoming by Michelle Obama
This best-seller book was published in the year 2018 and the story was based on the author’s personal experiences. The books talk about her roots and where she found her voice. The book has 24 chapters excluding the preface and epilogue. The chapters are divided into three sections: Becoming Me, Becoming Us, and Becoming More. Even if you have read the book, we suggest you listen to the audiobook narrated by Michelle Obama herself. You won’t regret it.
Emma by Jane Austen
This audiobook is narrated by an ensemble cast which includes talented Emma Thompson. This audiobook version is a re-imagined take on Jane Austen's one of the classic novel, Emma. The story background is set in the early 19th century, England. It takes you on a tour of a misconstrued romantic journey.
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera is a timeless classic written by Gabriel García Márquez. This famous love story is set in 20’Th century Colombia. The story deals with the trial and tribulation of love. Even though the original story was written in Spanish in the year 1985, it was translated into English in later years. The audiobook is also available in two languages; English and Spanish.
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
The Dutch House is a story of paradise lost which digs deeply into the questions of inheritance, love, and forgiveness, how we see ourselves, our perception towards others, etc. The main character's first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia.
The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
The author of this book is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated person. Luis Alberto Urrea talks about a Mexican-American family and their pursuit of the American dream. The audiobook will take you to their world and you’ll be transfixed by this amazing depiction of the American story.