Do you have a long commute to work everyday? Or do you find yourself cooking and cleaning at home for long stretches of time? Maybe you’re going on a trip across the country? An audiobook series could be the perfect thing for you.
The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon In the first and title book of the series, it is 1945, a former combat nurse, back from the war and on her honeymoon, touches a boulder in an ancient Scottish ruin and is instantly transported to a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in 1743. A wonderful mix of genres–historical fiction, fantasy, time-travel–this series is a fan favorite.
The Game of Thrones Series by George R.R. Martin These books are enormous and perfectly suited for audio. In the first and title book of the series, an enigmatic event forever changed the seasons in Winterfell. Thus the land was blessed with lush summers and simultaneously cursed with harsh winters. Now, Winterfell’s borders are being increasingly encroached, forcing the prominent Stark family to defend its kingdom from enemies both old and new, including the rival Lannister House and a legendary demon.
The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling Whether you’ve already read about the world’s most famous boy wizard or you’ve always meant to, listening to the audiobooks is a real treat. Jim Dale’s narration is absolute perfection! Begin with Harry’s first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft & Wizardry in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.