If you struggle to find the time to read, perhaps it’s time to try an audiobook (talking book). Train commutes, driving, cleaning and other mundane activities can be transformed with the help of an audiobook. It’s a book in audio form, often narrated by famous actors.
1. The Harry Potter Series
- J.K. Rowling
You’re never too old to fall in love with Harry Potter… and your children can join in the adventure of Harry Potter as you listen too. Narrated by Stephen Fry and others, discover the magical world of Hogwarts and let it cast its spell over you.
If you’ve already binged the Harry Potter series, perhaps it’s time to listen to these classics and hear it from a different point of view.
2. 12 Rules for Life
- Jordan Peterson
Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson understands how the personality works. He provides 12 practical lessons on how to live a meaningful life.
Combining his knowledge of psychology with philosophy, Peterson analyses humanity’s oldest myths and stories. It’s bound to take you on an intellectual thought-provoking journey.
3. The Tattooist of Auschwitz
- Richard Armitage
Based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sololov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. This is a story of love and survival despite the odds. Lale met Gita when he was tattooing Auschwitz prisoners. Lale and Gita survived the Holocaust, and when Gita died of old age several decades later, Lale decided it was time to share their unique story.
4. Red Sparrow
- Jason Matthews
Former prima ballerina Dominikia Egorov is lured into Putin’s Russia and used as a honey trap to uncover CIA operatives. A story of espionage, betrayal, and major plot twists, Red Sparrow is sure to keep you on your toes. Currently in theatres starring Jennifer Lawrence.
5. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
- Gail Honeyman
Eleanor Oliphant is happy and fine, nothing is missing from her life. Expect she’s missing everything. Follow the journey of Eleanor Oliphant as she goes through a personal journey of self-discovery. Soon to be adapted into a feature film by Reese Witherspoon.