We humans have always liked to hear tales and share them with one another, this is why the act of reading has been around for so long, the number of novels, biographies and other kinds of books that can be found today is too big to keep track of. Reading can be a superb way to pass time, you can immerse yourself in a fantasy world and forget about your troubles for a while, reading is also a very healthy activity for one’s brain. The only downside to reading is that it requires time, something that many of us do not have to spare nowadays.
Fortunately, we live in an age where libraries worth of information can fit into the palm of our hand; a single smartphone can contain thousands of books at a time that can be read on the go, and the best part is that nowadays one can read an entire book without actually having to read it at all. Audiobooks are perfect for people who do not have the time to sit down and read a book, the basic concept of an audiobook is that instead of reading a book by yourself, you simply listen to someone else reading the book for you.
Audiobooks have become immensely popular, one can find an audiobook of pretty much any popular book or novel. You can purchase audiobooks from Amazon or from any other online book store that has them, let’s take a look at some audiobooks that are definitely worth reading.
Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone
Read by Jim Dale, this audiobook is 8 hours and 34 minutes long, the Harry Potter novels have become a major part of pop culture; the highly successful franchise turned J.K Rowling into a millionaire and introduced the world to a loveable and unforgettable cast of characters.
A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice And Fire
The epic, harsh and cruel fantasy world crafted by George R.R Martin became popular after HBO decided to turn it into a TV series, anyone who is a fan of medieval fantasy or of the GOT TV series should definitely give this 33 hour long audiobook a go.
The Book Thief
A captivating story about a German girl in the middle of World War 2 and how she scrapes by with her foster father during bombing raids and restless nights. This 13 hours and 56 minutes long audiobook tells a fascinating story about life in Germany during World War 2.
The number of audiobooks available is growing quite quickly, one can find a number of recent best sellers as well as a plethora of timeless classics such as “To Kill A Mockingbird”, “Sherlock Holmes” and many more memorable stories.