Hear the best audiobooks of 2019 with the Professional Book Nerds
By: Jill Grunenwald, Marketing and Communications Specialist
We frequently talk about ebooks here on the blog, but of course, we also all love audiobooks. If you ever visit our Blue Sky Campus in Cleveland, you’ll notice that many of us enjoy lunch or a walk with headphones or earbuds on. Chances are, we are listening to an audiobook!
Audiobooks continue to surge in popularity among readers, and 2019 was the year for some really great audiobooks, from full-cast productions featuring Hollywood legends to long-awaited sequels and stunning debut novels. Recently, Jill and Adam of the Professional Book Nerds were joined by Robin Whitten of Audiofile Magazine to discuss the best audiobooks of 2019. Robin offered some of Audiofile’s favorites, and Adam and Jill shared their picks, as well. You can listen to the episode here to find out more about each title mentioned.
Best audiobooks of 2019:
Akin by Emma Donoghue, narrated by Jason Culp
Full Throttle by Joe Hill, narrated by Zachary Quinto, Wil Wheaton, Kate Mulgrew, Neil Gaiman, Ashleigh Cummings, Joe Hill, Laysla De Oliveira, Nate Corddry, Connor Jessup, Stephen Lang, and George Guidall
The British Are Coming by Rick Atkinson, narrated by George Newbern
The First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer, narrated by Scott Brick
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White, narrated by Meryl Streep, et al.
The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman, narrated by Michael Sheen
Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, narrated by Jennifer Beals, Benjamin Bratt, Judy Greer, et al.
The Aye-Aye and I by Gerald Durrell, narrated by Rupert Degas
A Dream About Lightning Bugs by Ben Folds
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey, Narrated by Xe Sands
Run Away by Harlan Coben
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Narrated by Ann Dowd, Bryce Dallas Howard, Mae Whitmen, et al.
An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo