Best Audiobooks Ever

A list of great audiobooks. Please add a book only if you read it as an audiobook and can attest to the quality of that version.
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4.06 avg rating — 22,868 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 2,280,271 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 871,710 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 891,929 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 1,522,593 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,185,561 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 448,194 ratings
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4.52 avg rating — 766,932 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 462,478 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 875,018 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 1,344,265 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 1,960,627 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 2,470,920 ratings
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4.48 avg rating — 7,575,588 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 3,818,129 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 456,835 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 461,536 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 3,066,600 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 741,486 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 2,737,031 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 2,774,329 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 6,735,343 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 4,786,673 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 2,932,941 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 3,036,738 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 814,122 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 1,433,158 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 1,398,835 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 465,293 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 441,462 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 2,676,310 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 1,626,533 ratings
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4.57 avg rating — 2,597,108 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 640,391 ratings
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4.54 avg rating — 456,470 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 319,787 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 204,276 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 582,925 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 745,690 ratings
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4.62 avg rating — 2,983,629 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 390,974 ratings
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45

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4.32 avg rating — 675,813 ratings
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4.53 avg rating — 25,522 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 360,683 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,711,572 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 763,582 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 799,121 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 2,454,406 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 1,777,211 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 212,780 ratings
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4.61 avg rating — 339,511 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 2,097,339 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 2,267,767 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 198,465 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 645,415 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 1,254,902 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 452,083 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 2,023,791 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 752,472 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 623,801 ratings
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4.74 avg rating — 231,929 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 744,294 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 925,998 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 641,609 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 153,507 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 738,878 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 1,572,702 ratings
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71

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3.81 avg rating — 174,073 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 233,298 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 181,917 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 1,154,999 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 96,011 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 73,210 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 244,001 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 443,650 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 100,814 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 512,949 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 83,184 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 346,908 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 293,026 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 749,179 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 1,217,844 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 1,108,008 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 747,172 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 61,001 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 428,784 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 229,905 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 31,891 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 1,127,766 ratings
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4.59 avg rating — 1,866 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 54,214 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 950,980 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 1,001,271 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 82,549 ratings
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4.48 avg rating — 158,602 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,902,101 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 335,383 ratings
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1,615 books · 2,614 voters · list created June 27th, 2008 by Thomas (votes) .
Tags: audiobooks
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message 1: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra Please add Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan and John Green to this list!


message 2: by Thomas (new)

Thomas Alexandra, you should be able to add any book yourself by clicking the tab at the top right.


Glen David Foster read or listened to most of these

very good stuff


message 5: by Sam (new)

Sam Taurone Why isn't Robert Evan's "The Kid Stays In The Picture" not on this list? This stuff isn't the best, it's just new.


message 6: by Paige (last edited Feb 25, 2015 04:34AM) (new)

Paige I would like to say how much I HATED the audiobook version of a couple books on this list. Most notably, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." I really disliked Cassandra Campbell's accents and intonations. I think I would have enjoyed the book much more had I read it instead of listened to it. I also disliked "Gone Girl" because I found Julia Whelan's voice grating. My favorite from this list is "Life of Pi." I thought Jeff Woodman's voice was soothing and well suited for this book. I could listen for hours at a time.


message 7: by Taylor (new)

Taylor This is fantastic!

However, who liked the narrator for A Song of Ice and Fire? He's terrible! I can't tolerate it! I stopped listening to the series after Game of Thrones because I "just can't" with him.

That being said, I totally agree with several high ranking votes, like Bossypants, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and for some non-author read ones The Martian and City of Thieves, so I've Liked this list so I can come back and find some recommendations for audiobooks for a few books I have marked to read. It's always a toss up (and based on as many votes for ASOIF I'm not certain the quality of these recommendations...) whether a narrator will be good or not, but I'm going to keep the faith that this list is legit!


message 8: by Ceeceelia92 (new)

Ceeceelia92 Ed Westwick's voice in The Clockwork Prince is perfection.


message 9: by Jen (new)

Jen Sabo I loved listing to The Girl on the Train.

I really, really reccomend it for anyone who is looking for a good listen. Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher all read. Clare Corbett, especially, was awesome!


message 10: by Claudia (new)

Claudia Hirschochs Agree with the others, I listen to books I've read before so as not to stay awake caught up in the story. I find that the Foundation series - Isaac Asimov work great. Another suggestion Atlas Shrugged.


message 11: by Doug (new)

Doug is there a way to have Goodreads only recommend books that have an audiobook edition? I keep trying to find series that have no audiobook versions or the audiobook versions aren't complete. Thanks!


message 12: by Terrence (new)

Terrence Loving narration in this one. Seems Noire vibey.

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn


message 13: by Sagar (new)

Sagar http://www.bestaudiobooks.co/single-p...
I really think this is must read as well


message 14: by Michael (new)

Michael This list sucks because it doesn't mention THE READER.


message 15: by Tina (new)

Tina One of the best combinations of reader and book I've found is True Grit by Charles Portis, read by Donna Tartt. Actually, I'd say THE best.


message 16: by Lisa (new)

Lisa I listen to soooo many audio books that just voting for 100 is hard.


message 17: by Jayanathi (new)

Jayanathi A good reader makes for a good audiobook. Depending on how attentive you are, the audiobook experience may be faster and easier to understand than reading.


message 18: by Doug (new)

Doug I'm also interested in this aspect of GR.
Hopeful .
Cheers,
Doug

H3RM35 wrote: "is there a way to have Goodreads only recommend books that have an audiobook edition? I keep trying to find series that have no audiobook versions or the audiobook versions aren't complete. Thanks!"


message 19: by JagiThePretender (new)

JagiThePretender Sam wrote: "Why isn't Robert Evan's "The Kid Stays In The Picture" not on this list? This stuff isn't the best, it's just new."

Just a popularity contest.


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