Best New Audiobooks to Get Lost With
No time for reading? Check out these addicting audiobooks!
Audiobooks are the next best thing to flipping through the pages of a new book, especially since you can listen to breathtaking stories while on the go, working out, cooking, and more! Finding your next audiobook may be difficult at times, but we have created a list of our top audiobooks at the moment, ranging from inspiring memoirs to swoon-worthy romance.
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1. That's Not a Thing by Jacqueline Friedland
Meredith and Wesley’s engagement came crashing down after Wesley’s parents died in a car accident shortly before their wedding. Before he left on an open-ended journey to Europe, Wesley blamed Meredith and broke off their engagement. Years later, Meredith is newly engaged to the man that helped pick up her broken pieces and they have decided to celebrate at a new TriBeCa hotspot. To her surprise, Wesley is back in the States and is the restaurant owner. Ever since this encounter, the two continue to bump into each other, Meredith learns that Wesley has ALS, and she starts to fall for him all over again.
2. Tell Me When It’s Over by B. Celeste
Leighton was just twelve years old when she met Kyler Bishop, one of the hottest celebrities in the music industry. Her mother had a knack for luring men to care for her and Leighton, and one year later, they end up living with Kyler, his sister, and his father. During her time there, Kyler and his sister Mia help Leighton discover herself and her confidence. Kyler and Leighton start to catch feelings for each other but are forced apart when her mother’s lie is revealed, and they must leave. Leighton and Kyler reconnect three years alter, but they struggle to snap back to the way they were before.
3. Answer Creek by Ashley E. Sweeney
Ada Weeks is one of the eighty-one members of the Donner Party, a group of people who traveled the 2,200-mile trek from Oregon to California from 1846 to 1847. She is looking forward to a new life in California, but nothing could have prepared her for the hardships that waited for her on the journey. When one decision leads to the party being delayed for a week, the travelers find themselves stranded at Truckee Lake on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains for the entirety of a blizzard filled winter. Ada and the others must fight for their survival and their supplies for food in order to get to California.
4. A Lair of Bones by Helen Scheuerer
Roh has been disgraced and despised by all the cyren living in Saddoriel since the moment she was born. As the daughter of an infamous criminal, she has been cast down to the lowest sector of her home lair and is forced to work as a bone cleaner. Years pass cleaning bones, and Roh is convinced that she is destined for more. When the Queen’s Tournament is announced, a dangerous set of trials that deems the winner the ruler of the lair, Roh hops on the opportunity and prepares herself for the fight of her life and her freedom against the must cutthroat cyren in the realms.
5. Falling by T.J. Newman
One hundred and forty-three passengers board a plane headed for New York, but thirty minutes into the flight, a terrifying shock occurs. Captain Bill Hoffman gets a FaceTime call from his wife, revealing that a man has taken his family hostage and has strapped them to explosives. The man tells Bill that the only way to save his family is to crash the plane. Bill must figure out a way to save his family and the passengers onboard his plane during the six hour flight from L.A. to New York in this nail-biting thriller.
6. No Rules by Sharon Dukett
Follow Sharon Dukett on her personal journey in the 70’s after leaving her family at the age of sixteen to travel with hippies. From the United States to Canada, Sharon spends her years discovering herself, experiencing the trials of real life, finding out who she can trust, and awakening to the Women’s Liberation movement while in a commune. The coming-of-age memoir follows Sharon as she gets thrown in the adult world too early and must learn to adapt, all while working to empower and impact women for years to come.
7. The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel
Yona was taken from her wealthy German family when she was just a child and has been forced to live in the wilderness for nineteen years. When her abductor dies in 1941, Yona finds herself alone until she comes across a group of Jews fleeing Nazis. She decides to teach them how to survive in the wild, and in return, the group she meets teachers her about the outside world and how to open herself to others. Soon, she is betrayed and flees to a German-occupied town, further learning about her past and present.
8. The Sweetness of Water by Nathan Harris
Set during the end of the Civil War, recently freed brothers Prentiss and Landry are hired by George and Isabelle to work on their farm. The brothers have dreams to gain enough money to travel North to find their mother who was sold away when they were children while the Walkers hope to find friendship in the boys in order to cope with the grief of losing their son in the war. At the same time, the story focuses on two Confederate soldiers trying to hide their relationship but are soon discovered and chaos ensues.
9. Flock by Kate Stewart
Shortly after her high school graduation, Cecilia moved to Triple Falls to work for her estranged father in order to save money to help her sick mother back home. She soon meets Sean, a gorgeous man who lures her into his mysterious world. Cecilia befriends Sean and his friends and starts to allow herself to break free from her identity as a ‘good girl’ and other limitations that held her back before. The story is filled with romance, mysterious groups, and self-discovery, and is perfect for fans of dark romances.
10. The Last Stop from Innocence by Takerra Allen
Amore Brown has planned out everything for her life and is looking forward to attending Howard University soon. When a shock death forces Amore to move to New Jersey to live with her father that she barely knows, Amore must adapt to a new place and face her feelings. Her cousin helps her transition to her new life, and she soon meets her first love. Set in the 90s, this book explores a first summer romance, overcoming tragedy, growing up, and finding yourself in new places.
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