Best Audiobooks With Celebrity Narrators

Best Audiobooks With Celebrity Narrators

Did you know that some of your favorite celebrities have narrated audiobooks? With more than a billion audio books downloaded in the last year alone, it’s fair to say that audiobooks have become one of the most popular forms of entertainment. Whether you’re looking for an alternative to your commute, something to listen to while relaxing at home, or simply another way to experience your favorite books – there are a variety of great audiobooks out there with celebrity narrators. These famous voices bring characters in fiction novels to life with their impressive performances on the spoken word. 

Pet Semetary

Author: Stephen King

Narrator: Michael C. Hall

Details: Never before has an unabridged audio been available! Michael C. Hall of Dexter reads this classic horror story that Publishers Weekly calls "the most terrifying novel Stephen King has ever written."

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Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie

Narrator: Dan Stevens

Details: The famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift shortly after midnight. Samuel Edward Ratchett, a millionaire, is found dead in his compartment the next morning, stabbed a dozen times and his door locked from the inside. The murderer must be one of his fellow passengers. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must track down the murderer among the dead man's enemies before the killer strikes again...

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The Bell Jar

Author: Sylvia Plath

Narrator: Maggie Gyllenhaal

Details: The Bell Jar tells the story of Esther Greenwood, who is brilliant, beautiful, incredibly talented, and successful, but who is slowly sinking - perhaps for the last time.

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Brackish Waters

Author: Matt Boren

Narrator: Christina Applegate

Details: Kate thinks an all-inclusive trip to SeaView at Sandpiper Bay, which she won at her children's elementary school auction, is exactly what her family needs after a decade of career disappointments and a marriage on its last legs. She has no reason to believe that the trip was a Fyre Festival-level deception and, in fact, the catalyst for her demise.



Author: Nora Ephron

Narrator: Meryl Streep

Details: Rachel Samstat discovers her husband, Mark, is in love with another woman seven months into her pregnancy. Because Rachel makes a living writing cookbooks, food can be a comfort at times. Ephron's irrepressible heroine offers some of her favorite recipes in between trying to win Mark back and loudly wishing him dead. Heartburn is a sinfully delectable novel that is as hearty as mashed potatoes and as light as a perfect soufflé.

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The Great Gatsby

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Narrator: Jake Gyllenhaal

Details: The Fitzgerald estate has authorized this new audio edition, which is narrated by Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal. The voice of Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner turned New York bond salesman who rents a small house next door to the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, is faithfully delivered by Gyllenhaal.


The Book of Dust

Author: Philip Pullman

Narrator: Michael Sheen

Details: Malcolm Polstead is the type of kid who notices everything but isn't particularly well-known. So it was perhaps inevitable that he would end up as a spy...

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The Order of Time

Author: Carlo Rovelli

Narrator: Benedict Cumberbatch

Details: Why do we remember things from the past but not from the future? What does it mean to "flow" time? Do we live in time or do we live in time? Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that physicists and philosophers alike continue to puzzle over.

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Author: Rhett C. Bruno

Narrator: Wil Wheaton, Katherine McNamara

Details: Digital entertainment is everything on High Earth. Shows. Virtual universes. In a city where working for a living has been rendered obsolete by technological advancements, there is something for everyone. Even a short walk outside to socialize is no longer required. Simply connect to the network and you can be with anyone, anywhere.


Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

Author: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson

Narrator: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson

Details: Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson opens up about his incredible comeback - from tragic personal loss to thriving businessman and cable's highest-paid executive - in this one-of-a-kind self-help book, his first since his New York Times best-selling The 50th Law.

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Leaving Isn't the Hardest Thing

Author: Lauren Hough

Narrator: Lauren Hough, Cate Blanchett

Details: Lauren Hough has worn many hats as an adult, including US Air Force airman, cable guy, and gay club bouncer. She, on the other hand, had none as a child. As a child, Hough was robbed of her identity as a member of the infamous cult The Children of God. Lauren traveled the world with the cult, visiting Germany, Japan, Texas, and Chile, but it wasn't until she finally left for good that she realized she could have a life outside of "The Family."

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Coming Up For Air

Author: Tom Daley

Narrator: Tom Daley

Details: Tom Daley is one of the most well-known athletes of our time, having competed in four Olympic Games as a diver, winning medals each time and winning gold in Tokyo in 2021. Few people, however, are aware of the realities of his life outside of the pool—his struggles, hidden victories, and the mindset he needed to develop to become a champion. Tom explores the experiences that have shaped him and the qualities that have brought him success and joy in this deeply personal book, from the resilience he developed while competing at a world-class level to the courage he discovered while reclaiming the narrative around his sexuality to the perspective that family life has given him.


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The Handmaid’s Tale read by Claire Danes is terrific.

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