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The Best Books to Listen to on Audio

Audiobooks are the bookworm’s answer when you have to multitask. And if you’re trying audiobooks for the first time, these recommendations are sure to get you hooked.

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    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture
    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture

    Such a Fun Age

    by Kiley Reid

    A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.
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    Such a Fun Age Book Cover Picture

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    Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

    Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition

    by Delia Owens

    Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.
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    Where the Crawdads Sing Deluxe Edition Book Cover Picture

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    Becoming

    by Michelle Obama

    In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms.
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    The Body

    by Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner’s manual for everybody.
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    Bad Blood

    by John Carreyrou

    The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes—now the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventor—by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end.
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    Bad Blood Book Cover Picture

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    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture

    Wow, No Thank You.

    by Samantha Irby

    The essays in this collection draw on the raw, hilarious particulars of Irby’s life. Wow, No Thank You is Irby at her most unflinching, riotous, and relatable.
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    Wow, No Thank You. Book Cover Picture

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    Untamed

    by Glennon Doyle

    In her most revealing and powerful memoir yet, the activist, speaker, bestselling author, and “patron saint of female empowerment” (People) explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet others’ expectations and start trusting the voice deep within us.
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    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture
    Little Fires Everywhere (Movie Tie-In) Book Cover Picture

    Little Fires Everywhere

    by Celeste Ng

    Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, and the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger of believing that following the rules can avert disaster.
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    The Splendid and the Vile

    by Erik Larson

    In The Splendid and the Vile, Erik Larson shows, in cinematic detail, how Churchill taught the British people “the art of being fearless.” It is a story of political brinkmanship, but it’s also an intimate domestic drama, set against the backdrop of Churchill’s prime-ministerial country home, Chequers; his wartime retreat, Ditchley, where he and his entourage go when the moon is brightest and the bombing threat is highest; and of course 10 Downing Street in London.
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    The Splendid and the Vile Book Cover Picture

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    Educated

    by Tara Westover

    An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
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