Top Audiobooks To Listen To While Commuting

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Travelling to or from work or travelling for another commitment can be quite tiring, especially when it comes to longer journeys, and listening to music or podcasts can make those everyday routes a little bit easier. However, have you ever tried listening to audiobooks while commuting? They can be even more engaging and can make the journeys feel a lot quicker than music or podcasts can, so read on for some top recommended audiobooks to try out now!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling, narrated by Eddie Redmayne

Length: 1 hour and 40 minutes

“While a strange dark force terrorises New York City, British magizoologist Newt Scamander enlists a non-magical Jacob’s help to round up some escaped magical creatures.”

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi, narrated by Zachary Quinto

Length: 2 hours and 19 minutes

“The story follows Tony Valdez, a ‘Dispatcher’ who works operating rooms and ERs murdering patients who are beyond medical help. Because if they die on the operating table, they’re just dead, right? But if Tony is there to put a bullet in their brain just before they die, bingo! Second chance.”

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson, narrated by Roger Wayne

Length: 5 hours and 30 minutes

“This book challenges the conventions of self-help by inviting the reader to NOT try, say no often and embrace negative thinking. Not giving a f*ck is about being comfortable with being different and caring about something more important than adversity.”

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, narrated by Trevor Noah

Length: 8 hours and 50 minutes

“A collection of eighteen personal stories, Born a Crime tells the story of a mischievous young boy growing into a restless young man as he struggles to find his place in a world where he was never supposed to exist.”

We are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis E Taylor, narrated by Ray Porter

Length: 9 hours and 30 minutes

“Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure. There are places to go, books to read, and movies to watch. So it’s a little unfair when he gets himself killed crossing the street.”

American Gods by Neil Gaiman, narrated by full cast

Length: 19 hours and 39 minutes

“Shadow is an ex-convict who is released from prison three days early when his wife Laura is killed in a car accident. Shadow is devastated by her death, and is distraught to learn that she died alongside his best friend Robbie, with whom she had been having an affair.”