I’ve been listening to a lot of audiobooks at the moment. They’ve allowed to be read books when I’ve been too busy to sit down with a physical book. Plus, listening to audiobooks brings a story to life in such a different way and I love them. I wanted to share some audiobooks that I’ve listened to recently that you need to add to your TBR! Here are some audiobook you need to listen to!
Lucie Yi is Not a Romantic by Lauren Ho (Narrated by Cindy Kay)
Management consultant Lucie Yi is done waiting for Mr. Right. After a harrowing breakup foiled her plans for children—and drove her to a meltdown in a Tribeca baby store—she’s ready to take matters into her own hands. She signs up for an elective co-parenting website to find a suitable partner with whom to procreate—as platonic as family planning can be.
Collin Read checks all of Lucie’s boxes; he shares a similar cultural background, he’s honest, and most important, he’s ready to become a father. When they match, it doesn’t take long for Lucie to take a leap of faith for her future. So what if her conservative family might not approve? When Lucie becomes pregnant, the pair return to Singapore and, sure enough, her parents refuse to look on the bright side. Even more complicated, Lucie’s ex-fiancé reappears, sparking unresolved feelings and compounding work pressures and the baffling ways her body is changing. Suddenly her straightforward arrangement is falling apart before her very eyes, and Lucie will have to decide how to juggle the demands of the people she loves while pursuing the life she really wants.
I adored this book. It is a mix of romance and women’s fiction and tells a beautiful story. It is the first Lauren Ho book that I have read but it certainly won’t be the last because this book felt like a big hug. The narrator of this one, Cindy Kay, reads this story beautifully and she really brings the characters, especially Lucie, to life. I would highly recommend this one as it is a lot of fun to read.
The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston (Narrated by Eileen Stevens)
Florence Day is the ghostwriter for one of the most prolific romance authors in the industry, and she has a problem—after a terrible breakup, she no longer believes in love. It’s as good as dead.
When her new editor, a too-handsome mountain of a man, won’t give her an extension on her book deadline, Florence prepares to kiss her career goodbye. But then she gets a phone call she never wanted to receive, and she must return home for the first time in a decade to help her family bury her beloved father.
For ten years, she’s run from the town that never understood her, and even though she misses the sound of a warm Southern night and her eccentric, loving family and their funeral parlor, she can’t bring herself to stay. Even with her father gone, it feels like nothing in this town has changed. And she hates it.
Until she finds a ghost standing at the funeral parlor’s front door, just as broad and infuriatingly handsome as ever, and he’s just as confused about why he’s there as she is.
I picked up the audiobook for this because the physical book was not being released in the UK for a couple of months and I was desperate to give it a read. I’m so glad I did not wait, because this book is incredible. It is heart-warming, funny and tells such a unique story. I love Ashley Poston’s books and this is now my favourite of hers. Eileen Stevens narrates this story is such a fun way. She brings Florence to life and her narration had me laughing out loud. I cannot recommend this one enough.
See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon (Narrated by Emily Lawrence)
Barrett Bloom is hoping college will be a fresh start after a messy high school experience. But when school begins on September 21st, everything goes wrong. She’s humiliated by the know-it-all in her physics class, she botches her interview for the college paper, and at a party that night, she accidentally sets a frat on fire. She panics and flees, and when she realizes her roommate locked her out of their dorm, she falls asleep in the common room.
The next morning, Barrett’s perplexed to find herself back in her dorm room bed, no longer smelling of ashes and crushed dreams. It’s September 21st. Again. And after a confrontation with Miles, the guy from Physics 101, she learns she’s not alone—he’s been trapped for months.
When her attempts to fix her timeline fail, she agrees to work with Miles to find a way out. Soon they’re exploring the mysterious underbelly of the university and going on wild, romantic adventures. As they start falling for each other, they face the universe’s biggest unanswered question yet: what happens to their relationship if they finally make it to tomorrow?
I can always rely on Rachel Lynn Solomon to write a book I’ll love. This one was no different and is a time-loop book which is one of my favourite genres. I was worried that it may end up getting repetitive due to the same day repeating over and over, but it does not at all. It was so much fun to read! Emily Lawrence brings this story to life and her narration had me hooked on the story. If you haven’t read this one already, I would highly recommend you pick it up!
Family of Liars by E. Lockhart (Narrated by Kimberly Farr)
A windswept private island off the coast of Massachusetts.
A hungry ocean, churning with secrets and sorrow.
A fiery, addicted heiress. An irresistible, unpredictable boy.
A summer of unforgivable betrayal and terrible mistakes.
Welcome back to the Sinclair family.
They were always liars.
I have been excited to give this one a read since I found out there would be a prequel to We Were Liars, which I loved. I did not know what to expect going into this one but I was pleasantly surprised. It has the twists and turns that We Were Liars does and made for a great mystery book. Kimberly Farr brings the characters to life excellently and her narration keeps you on the edge of your seat. I would highly recommend picking up this prequel!
There you have it, some audiobooks that you need to listen to! What are your favourite audiobooks? Let me know in the comments below!
2 thoughts on “Audiobooks You Need to Listen to!”
I need to listen to The Dead Romantics! It’s been getting so much love.
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It is amazing!