What are the best audiobooks for road trips?

Getting ready for a long trip, or just want to make use of your commute time by reading a nice book? It could be a hassle to turn pages and focus on texts in a moving vehicle, which is why sometimes, you really just need a good audiobook to get you through, and that's exactly what we're giving you!

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    #1A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)

    A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
    A Game of Thrones is the first novel in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels by American author George R. R. Martin. The HBO cable network turned this series in one of he most successful TV shows ever.
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    Jacob Perry
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "I LOVE GAME OF THRONES! The series is absolutely beautiful, and now that it's over, I really wanna get started on the books but im a lazy reader. I checked this one out and it's really the best audiobook for traveling esp since it has a great plot, it's long and takes time! The voice actor speaks really great too!"
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    #2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. It welcomed the readers to Harry's magical world and his discovery of his true self where adventure and danger await him as he entered Hogwarts. 

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    Elizabeth Cordero
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "This is best audiobooks for family road trips for me. I love HP and my dad loves loooong road trips, which could be a bit boring. Luckily, i've got this magical world to keep me company!"
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    #3The Hobbit

    The Hobbit

    The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is a modern classic and the prelude to The Lord of the Rings. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable life, but his contentment is disturbed when Gandalf and a group of dwarves arrive on his doorstep.

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    Huang Dong
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "The hobbit's story is really long and suits a long commute ride perfectly, without you even finishing it which why i've always got it on my phone so i can just pop up my headphones and listen when im traveling!"
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    #4Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    Ready Player One is a science fiction and dystopian novel by Ernest Cline published in 2011. It is about Wade Watts' search for an Easter egg hidden inside a virtual reality game world. It has a film adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg.

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    Arjun Yadav
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "I travel a lot and i've finished listening to this during a 19-hour flight, it was intense and really kept me awake during my flight lol no regrets!"
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    #5The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson is a crime fiction novel published in 2005. This book tells the story of Mikael Blomkvist and his struggle to redeem his honor by solving a murder for a wealthy family.

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    Linda Zhong
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "The voice actor reading it has a really good sound! i absolutely loved the movie and wanted to get into detail so i bought this from Amazon and listean to it during trips or whenever I can. "
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    #6The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is written by Douglas Adams. It depicts Arthur Dent's road trip with his alien friend Ford Prefect after his house and the Earth was demolished to create a way for a hyperspace express route. 

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    Jonathan Cook
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "One of my absolute favorites, and definitely the best audiobook for road trips! The wit and humor in this story is just glorious that it has me laughing all the way, topped with the stunning plot!"
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    #7Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    Gone Girl is a 2014 psychological thriller by Gillian Flynn. It tells the story of Nick Dunne and his wife Amy, and revolves around whether or not Nick was involved in his wife's disappearance. This is a tale of vengeance and deceit.

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    Yang Lee
    Written on May 21, 2019
    "The suspense and mystery that this story gives will really get you hooked and keep listening and wanting more! Makes road trips and flights a thousand times better!"

Summary

Best What are the best audiobooks for road trips
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)Books 19 Paid
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneBooks 14 Paid
3The HobbitBooks 9 Paid
4Ready Player OneBooks 3 Paid
5The Girl with the Dragon TattooBooks 2 Paid
6The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyBooks 1 Paid
7Gone GirlBooks 1 Paid
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