No matter how much of a bookworm you are, sometimes there is nothing better to do than to just switch off your brain and allow another to do all the reading for you. In our list of the top 10 best books on Audible for the summer, we have put together a collection of Audible favourites. Our list will include a selection of self-help books to keep you motivated, comedy books to keep you thinking, thrillers to keep you on your toes and romances to give your heart strings a tug! Continue reading to find out more about the best Audible has to offer!
10. Why We Eat (Too Much)
Author: Dr Andrew Jenkinson
Over the summer it is important to feel like your best self. Jenkinson helps you to do this through his audiobook, Why We Eat (Too Much). Start your journey to healthy eating habits now on audible.
This audible book will break down the importance of eating certain foods. It will help you better understand not only how to eat healthy, but also why to eat healthy.
Author: Stephen King
If you are a fan of classic thrillers and horrors, then a Stephan King book is right for you! This new release is now available on audible as well!
Seth Numrich narrates this captivating tale of a mother who tries to conceal her son’s unnatural (and unexpected) abilities. Add this audio book to your list for a thrilling experience this summer!
8. Sean Lock: Keep it Light
Creator: Sean Lock
If you are looking for a good laugh this summer have a listen to the audiobook remediation of Sean Lock’s live comedy show. He jokes about the human condition to cinema food to midlife crisis accusations and jewellery heists.
This summer is the perfect time to pay a tribute to the late Sean Lock. Have a listen to this wonderful live performance on audible today. Click here to listen to a 5 minute sample!
Author: Maggie O’Farrell
This next piece is a winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Listen to the audible book for a fictional tale based around Shakespeare’s son, Hamnet. This boy inspired his father’s famous work, Hamlet.
This emotional story is perfect to tune into this summer. Follow an enthralling tale, packed with excitement. This fictionist masterpiece deserves your attention.
Creator: Russell Brand
Russell Brand has recently released, Revelation, his Audible original. Within this audiobook, Russell takes a leap into the big questions that surround the meaning of life and death.
This audible creation will change your perspective on life and make you question the true nature of your intentions. Have a listen this summer to explore your deepest senses and desires. If you enjoyed his Under the Skin Podcast, this book is definitely for you!
5. Thinking About it Only Makes it Worse
Author: David Mitchell
This David Mitchell audiobook is another that is exclusive to audible. In this book, David makes light of some serious matters in the world. This audible book will give you both a good laugh and a mockery of the world you live in.
David narrates his book himself, giving his humour an extra punch. Listen to this audiobook now to look at the world the way David does!
4. Klara and the Sun
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro is a Noble Prize-winning author. He released Klara and the Sun early last year and managed to win the 2021 booker prize for his work!
Klara and the Sun is an end-of-the-world, dystopian fiction set in The States. This audiobook reflects upon the human capacity for fast pace dramatic changes and the affect this has on our downfall as a species. After listening to this story, you will truly feel grateful for all that you have. It is a moving tale that is not to be missed this summer!
3. Where the Crawdads Sing
Author: Delia Owens
Where the Crawdads Sing is one of Audible’s most listened to books of this year so far! This fiction is based around a murder mystery. It initially follows two separate storylines. As the book goes on the main characters of these stories meet and their tales intertwine.
If you are a fan of mystery fiction, then this is the audiobook for you! Where the Crawdads Sing is one of the best audiobooks to read this summer. Particularly because the movie has just been released to cinemas!
Author: Frank Herbert
Dune is a sci fi adventure masterpiece! It is a book series, meaning that the audiobooks are in multiple sections. This may mean these audiobooks are more suited to sci fi fans that are looking for a challenge this summer.
Dune has been named ‘the world’s best-selling science fiction novel of all time.’ It is sure to be a thrilling experience to anyone who chooses to listen to it.
1. The Song of Achilles
Author: Madeline Miller
Madeline Miller has become increasingly popular with young generations. She re-writes classic mythical tales from a modern perspective and that has become a massive hit with young audiences!
The Song of Achilles is an excellent example of her work in practice. Along with her novel, Circe, this book has become a major hit. The Song of Achilles is told as a classical Greek romance story between Patroclus and Achillies and is a twist on Homer’s Iliad. Listen to this enhancing tale this summer for a story that is truly unique!
Do you prefer books over audiobooks? Click here for another list of the top 10 books to read over the summer holidays!