I live on audiobooks these days. My commute to work is so long (an hour on a good day) that I don’t know what I would do without an audiobook to listen to on my drive. I usually love the ones with full casts, because they just bring such a dimension to the book that a single narrator cannot always accomplish (although really good narrators can draw you into the stories with their varied voices).
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Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Narrator: Jim Dale
There is no narrator like Jim Dale, he’s just a classic.
The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Hands down my favourite audiobooks, because they have such a brilliant cast, sound effects, and everything put together just draws you right into the story.
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Narrator: Fiona Hardingham
I love Fiona Hardingham as a narrator (she also performs Furyborn and Kingsbane, My Plain Jane, Sherwood, and about 200 others but I haven’t personally listened to them).
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Other than the fact that each narrator pronounced Jurda differently and that was distracting, I love that this audiobook has a full cast.
Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
Narrator: Emily Ellet
She has such a nice voice for this book and the characters, the only thing I will say is that she speaks really slowly so I had to increase the speed a little to enjoy it.
Do you listen to audiobooks? Do you have any favourites that I haven’t listened to? Let me know in the comments!
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