What are the best narrated audiobooks?

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    #1Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged
    Atlas Shrugged is a philosophical novel by Russian author, Ayn Rand. It tells the story of Dagny Taggart and John Galt, the "Destroyer." The Destroyer has encouraged important people to go on a strike and make a new society of their own.
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    Emma Rivera
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I found the solution of Atlas Shrugged when I was searching for best narrated audiobooks. This is a well known book and is available as an audiobook but I'm not sure how to classify it as one of the best so it's a decent solution but I don't know that it's the best. "
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    #2The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars tells the love story of Hazel and August, cancer-afflicted patients who met in a support group and developed a deep relationship revolving their situation.

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    Hannah Pearson
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "The Fault in Our Stars is one of the best narrated audiobooks I've heard in a long time, the story is inspiring and sad and the narrator is sublime. A really great human interest novel here. I was moved to tears."
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    #3The 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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    Donna Beck
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I'm usually not a big fan of audiobooks, as I prefer to emphasis important bits myself in my head. But I decided to give this a try, since I've already read the book many times and have my own interpretations. It's very well done. The book is a classic for good reason, and the chosen narrator is very good at bringing it to life. "
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    #4Harry Potter 1- 7 Audio Collection

    Harry Potter 1- 7 Audio Collection

    J.K. Rowling's famous Harry Potter series is available as an audio collection, perfect for fans of audiobooks and stories about witchcraft and wizardry. The collection tells the life of a young wizard, Harry, together with his two friends in dealing with the dark wizard.

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    Alice Morgan
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I love listening to audiobooks on road trips in my car. I took a road trip from coast to coast one week in the summer, so what better way than to use the entire Harry Potter series. It was really nice to listen to as I love the books so this was a great way to spend my trip."
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    #5Voyager (Outlander)

    Voyager (Outlander)
    Voyager is a historical romance novel by Diana Gabaldon. The third book in the Outlander series, it tells the story of Claire Randall, who must choose between returning to the 18th century for Jamie Fraser or staying in the present.
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    Leticia Camacho
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Action, adventure, time travel, pirates, hurricanes, black magic, kidnapping, running from the law... This installment of the Outlander series has it all. Clare and Jamie are reunited and they just can't seem to catch a break! But through it all their love remains strong"
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    #6The Name of the Wind

    The Name of the Wind
    The Name of the Wind is a Fantasy Fiction novel written by Patrick Rothfuss. It was published March 27, 2007 by DAW publishing and is the first installment in the Kingkiller Chronicles.
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    Amit Trivedi
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "The doorway to a great series you wont want to end. This is what fantasy fiction is all about."
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    #7Bloody Jack

    Bloody Jack
    Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer is a historical fiction on an adventure of a young sailor's adventure. What makes this novel a twist is because its protagonist is a woman who is full of wit and courage amidst a pool of men.
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    Douglas Hudson
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Bloody Jack is probably my favorite narrated audiobook of the year. Unbelievable adventures, perfectly narrated, full of unexpected twists - what else can you want from an audiobook."
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    #8Skulduggery Pleasant

    Skulduggery Pleasant

    Skulduggery Pleasant is a fantasy novel by Derek Landy. It tells the story of the titular Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton who is a detective, as he helps a girl named Stephanie to uncover the truth about her uncle's death.

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    Raymond Davidson
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "After reading this book, I knew my son was going to love it. If you are a fantasy fan, then you will like this book for sure. Your child is going to love it just as much if not more. I have been a huge fan of the HP series and Skulduggery Pleasant is right up my alley. Don't miss out on this great read!"
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    #9The 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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    Jane Tran
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "Whats better than reading a murder mystery that keeps you at the edge of your seat throughout the entire novel? A narrated audiobook that does the same! "The girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsoon is a must listen for those who love books on tape. I personally found the audiobook to be even more captivating than the paperback book."
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    #10The Night Circus

    The Night Circus
    The Night Circus is a young adult fantasy novel written by Erin Morgenstern. It is about the Night Circus, a nightly place of entertainment that is actually a competition for magicians in which only one can stay standing.
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    Johnny Ellis
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "fantasy and magic, what more can you ask for"
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    #11Storm Front (Dresden Files)

    Storm Front (Dresden Files)
    Storm Front is a supernatural paranormal mystery novel written by Jim Butcher as the first book for The Dresden Files series. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2000 by Penguin ROC.
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    Shaurya Pawar
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "This book is so intense. I suggest reading this book during free time at home, and i am sure you will like it. It has very exciting stories and situations with charismatic heroes, with other many colorful characters and it will engages your imagination in maximum. I think is one of the best fiction books I have read. "
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    #12I, the Sun

    I, the Sun
    This book tells the story of many of the Hititte kings, emphasizing in Suppiluliumas, a king also known as the Great King who was widely respected due to all his conquers, as he had conquered more than 40 nations, but couldn't get the heart of the woman he loved. 
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    Frances Ramos
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "This book is truly amazing. on the lines of The Outlander and Game of Thrones."
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    #13The Book Thief

    The Book Thief
    The Book Thief is a young adult novel by Markus Zusak set in Germany during the height of the Nazi regime which centers on a young girl named Liesel who is close to her foster parents, friends, and a Jewish fist fighter.
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    Pablo Mora
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I don't know why I waited so long to read this book. Heartbreaking events, love, loss and other life-changing events without being manipulative. "
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    #14The Sacred Band

    The Sacred Band
    The Sacred Band is a historical fantasy novel by Janet Morris. Set in ancient Greece, it tells the story of the remaining 23 pairs of the Sacred Band of Thebes who join the Sacred Band of Stepsons after their brothers died in battle.
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    #15The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book

    The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman is a tale about a boy raised by ghosts in a cemetery. This 2008 novel is the only book to win both the Newberry medal and Carnegie medal, along with Hugo Award and Locus Award.

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    Kyle Phillips
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "I love Neil Gaiman, so I didn't even consider his work being in audio format. I usually Listen to more self-help audiobooks, but this is one of my favorite authors and it works so well. Great suggestion"
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    #16Outlander

    Outlander
    Outlander is a British-American television drama series based on the historical time travel Outlander series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. Claire Randall, the main character, lives two love stories in two different centuries. 
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    Janice Davidson
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "The Outlander series is a superb romp through the ages with romance of course. Davina Porter narrates it well, which is important to getting absorbed into the story. This is a great choice if audiobooks are your thing."
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    #17The Help

    The Help
    The Help is a historical fiction novel by Kathryn Stockett. Set in the American South during the 1960s, it tells the stories of an unlikely group of three women working together to fight racial oppression.
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    Grace Ross
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I thought this book was generally fun to listen to and it included some historical information I didn't know about before. It was interesting to imagine what it was like in Mississippi in 1962. The information about the lifestyle of different class levels was very interesting."
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    #18In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood
    In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is the story of a murder, and the investigation that leads to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers. This book transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.
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    José Antonio Áviles
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "It's an interesting book, the peaceful cover hiding a macabre story. Capote's description of the crimes committed is very real and I couldn't put the book down after starting it. If you're into murder and detective stories this is a good book. If you don't have the stomach for such things, it's probably not for you. I wouldn't recommend it for general readers."
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    #19Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens portrays the development of the main character named Pip, who is an orphan. The story focuses on the poverty, prison ships and survival with an influence of the early-mid 19th century setting.

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    Mary Lopez
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Great Expectations is the best narrated audiobooks"
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    #20The Passage

    The Passage
    The Passage is the first book in The Passage Trilogy written by Justin Cronin. This horror science fiction novel has over 700 pages and published in 2010 by Ballantine Books.
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    Mary Flores
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Book one of a triology of American fantasy fiction. Amy is alone and has been since six years old however she is pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions.While she may escape she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world."
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    #21Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    Frankenstein is a science fiction book written by Mary Shelley which centers on scientist Victor Frankenstein who creates a grotesque and cognizant being through a scientific experiment. 

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    Micaela Ordoñez
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The original Frankenstein is a good book. Modern Hollywood has ruined the reputation of the character. The novel version has much more depth."

Summary

Best What are the best narrated audiobooks
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Atlas ShruggedBooks 44 Paid
2The Fault in Our StarsBooks 40 Paid
3The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyBooks 39 Paid
4Harry Potter 1- 7 Audio CollectionBooks 38 Paid
5Voyager (Outlander)Books 35 Paid
6The Name of the WindBooks 33 Paid
7Bloody JackBooks 28 Paid
8Skulduggery PleasantBooks 27 Paid
9The Girl with the Dragon TattooBooks 25 Paid
10The Night CircusBooks 23 Paid
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