Best Audiobooks for a Road Trip

Best Audiobooks for a Road Trip

Stuck in the car? We've got a selection of some our favorite audiobooks for a road trip from 2020 to help the miles fly by - you'll get there before you know it! We hope you love our selections from bestselling authors J.K. Rowling, Delia Owens, Ernest Cline, Zadie Smith, and more!

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Genre: Literature and Fiction

Where the Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens, Narrated by Cassandra Campbell
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayLiterature and Fiction
Details: Number-one New York Times best seller A Reese's Book Club + Hello Sunshine on Audible Pick "I can't even express in words how much I love this book...the way it's performed on Audible just took me right back to my long summers in Tennessee. This story has a special place in my heart - I didn't want it to end." (Reese Witherspoon)  "Pai...
$27.56 $31.50
Genre: Fantasy

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

By J.K. Rowling, Narrated by Jim Dale
Tags: AppleAudibleFantasyGoogle Play
Details: A global phenomenon and cornerstone of contemporary children's literature, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series is both universally adored and critically acclaimed. Now, experience the magic as you've never heard it before. The inimitable Jim Dale brings to life an entire cast of characters-from the pinched, nasal whine of Petunia Dursley...
Genre: Biography and Memoir

Educated: A Memoir

By Tara Westover, Narrated by Julia Whelan
Tags: AppleAudibleBiography and MemoirGoogle Play
Details: Number-one New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Boston Globe best seller Named One of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review One of President Barack Obama's Favorite Books of the Year Bill Gates's Holiday Reading List Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle's Award in Autobiography Finalist for the N...
$23.99 $28.00
Genre: Biography and Memoir

Yes Please

By Amy Poehler, Narrated by Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Mike Schur
Tags: AppleAudibleBiography and MemoirGoogle PlayKobo AudioWeekly Deal January 17 2020Weekly Deal March 25 2021
Details: GRAMMY NOMINEE Audie Award, Humor, 2015 Amy Poehler is hosting a dinner party and you're invited! Welcome to the audiobook edition of Amy Poehler's Yes Please. The guest list is star-studded with vocal appearances from Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Michael Schur, Patrick Stewart, Kathleen Turner, and even Amy's parents - Yes Please is the...
$28.99 $30.79
Genre: Science Fiction

Ready Player One

By Ernest Cline, Narrated by Wil Wheaton
Tags: AppleAudibleScience Fiction
Details: At once wildly original and stuffed with irresistible nostalgia, Ready Player One is a spectacularly genre-busting, ambitious, and charming debut - part quest novel, part love story, and part virtual space opera set in a universe where spell-slinging mages battle giant Japanese robots, entire planets are inspired by Blade Runner, and fl...
$26.95 $31.50
Genre: True Crime

Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

By Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark, Narrated by Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayTrue CrimeWeekly Deal November 26 2020
Details: This program is read by the authors, with Paul Giamatti, and includes sections recorded in front of a live audience.  The highly anticipated first book by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the number-one hit podcast My Favorite Murder! Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depressio...
$18.37 $20.99
Genre: Literature and Fiction

A Woman Is No Man

By Etaf Rum, Narrated by Ariana Delawari, Dahlia Salem, and Susan Nezami
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioLiterature and FictionWeekly Deal February 20 2020
Details: A New York Times Best Seller Three generations of Palestinian-American women living in Brooklyn are torn between individual desire and the strict mores of Arab culture in this powerful debut - a heart-wrenching story of love, intrigue, courage, and betrayal that will resonate with women from all backgrounds, giving voice to the silenced...
$26.94 $30.79
Genre: Literature and Fiction

Swing Time

By Zadie Smith, Narrated by Pippa Bennett-Warner
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayKobo AudioLiterature and FictionWeekly Deal February 4 2021Weekly Deal May 21 2020
Details: An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from Northwest London to West Africa, from the multiaward-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty. Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe or makes a p...
$26.95 $31.50
Genre: Young Adult


By Rainbow Rowell, Narrated by Rebecca Lowman
Tags: AppleAudibleGoogle PlayYoung Adult
Details: In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl, Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life - and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow Series when they were just kids; it's what got them through their mother leaving. Reading. Rereading...
$29.95 $35.00
Genre: Thriller and Suspense

The Best Lies

By Sarah Lyu, Narrated by Nancy Wu
Tags: AppleAudibleThriller and SuspenseWeekly Deal May 14 2020
Details: Gone Girl meets Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls in this mesmerizing debut novel about a toxic friendship that turns deadly. Remy Tsai used to know how her story would turn out. But now, she doesn't even know what tomorrow will look like. She was happy once. Remy had her boyfriend, Jack, and Elise, her best friend - her soul mate - wh...
$16.53 $18.89