When our family goes on road trips, we load up on salty chips, sugary drinks, and popular audiobooks, usually of the sci-fi or fantasy variety. I clearly recall listening to Ready Player One last year as we drove through a forest choked by a heavy mist during our first camping trip of the season. On the way home, we listened to the multi-voiced performance of Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass, which captured high-spirited Lyra exactly.
But what else are people listening to? I checked out Audible's bestselling list of science fiction and fantasy books, and it wasn't a surprise to see Ready Player One at the tippy-top. I was surprised, quite pleasantly, by a few others on the list. And a number of the audiobooks are even less expensive than the print or Kindle editions, which is a bonus.
Read on for why these ten Audible audiobooks have won customers' ears' approval.
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