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10 Audiobooks You Need to Listen to Right Now

From literary fiction to gripping memoirs, there’s something for everyone. 

Life is busy, and sometimes it’s hard for us to pencil in any time to read throughout the day. That’s where audiobooks come in. Whether you’re on your commute or doing chores around the house, audiobooks provide book lovers with the means to dive into a great story wherever they are. From bestselling memoirs like Michelle Obama’s Becoming to Laura Sim’s much-anticipated psychological novel Looker, there’s something for every type of reader on our list of recommendations. 

You can get one of the books below (or any other audiobook you like) for free when you sign up for a Walmart eBooks audiobook trial. After the first free month, you'll get one audiobook per month for only $9.99. 

Buy Everything Under at Amazon

Everything Under

By Daisy Johnson

This Oedipus reimagining is set on the canals of Oxford and follows Gretel, a young woman who grew up on a houseboat with her mother. Together, they created their own language and truly lived in their own world. That is, until Gretel’s mother, Sarah, abandoned her when she was a teenager. Though she’s done her best to move on, the memories of Gretel’s youth rush back when she gets a phone call and decides to search for her mother. But the monsters of her past won’t stay at bay, and the further she reaches into her memory the darker the past becomes. 

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Everything Under

By Daisy Johnson

Buy Verses for the Dead at Amazon

Verses for the Dead

By Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The 18th installment in the Agent Pendergast series finds the FBI special agent forced to do the unthinkable: work with a partner. Pendergast and his new partner, Agent Coldmoon, are assigned to a blood-chilling case: human hearts have started appearing on the graves of suicide victims. The case takes them from New York City to Miami, where the new partners will have to make a connection between the killer and the graves in Pendergast’s latest mystery. 

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Verses for the Dead

By Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Buy Warriors: The Apprentice’s Quest at Amazon

Warriors: The Apprentice’s Quest

By Erin Hunter

The start of a new series within Erin Hunter’s Warriors universe, The Apprentice’s Quest catches up with the four cat clans—ThunderClan, ShadowClan, RiverClan, and WindClan—as they have to decipher a mysterious prophecy in order to determine their fate. Though Alderpaw of the ThunderClan is training to be a warrior, it’s already clear that this is not the right path for him. So instead, the clan leaders decide to make him a medicine cat apprentice. But before long, he has a vision and sets out on a quest to help the long lost SkyClan. Fans of the Warriors universe will enjoy the A Vision of Shadows series, in which there are currently six books. 

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Warriors: The Apprentice’s Quest

By Erin Hunter

Buy Looker at Amazon

Looker

By Laura Sims

In this psychological novel by Laura Sims, a woman slowly loses her grip on reality. The unnamed narrator, recently separated and unhappily childless, becomes obsessed with “the actress” who lives next door—spending her days peering through her window and into a life that’s seemingly much better than the narrator’s own. Things take a turn when, at the annual block party, an interaction between the narrator and the actress turns lethal. Fans of darkly psychological stories will love this new offering from a debut author. 

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Looker

By Laura Sims

Buy Still in the Game at Amazon

Still in the Game

By Devon Still

Former NFL player Devon Still’s memoir is about the challenges he’s faced in life and how he’s overcome them through his faith. Still was playing football for Penn State during the time that the Jerry Sandusky scandal came to light, and the program was shut down. But he prevailed and was drafted onto the Cincinnati Bengals, only to be once again pushed down when his four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage four cancer. Never giving up, despite the many speed bumps he’s encountered along the way, Still’s inspirational memoir is about how his faith has helped him get through every challenge he’s had to face.

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Still in the Game

By Devon Still

Buy Getting Noticed at Amazon

Getting Noticed

By Lindsay Teague Moreno

Momtrepreneur Lindsay Teague Moreno wants to help her fellow moms build their online presence. She knows what it’s like to manage a never-ending “to do” list all while trying to build your online brand. Getting Noticed won’t tell you how to copy her, but rather how to change the way you present yourself online. All those looking for a way to kick-start their business—take a listen. She even narrates the audiobook!

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Getting Noticed

By Lindsay Teague Moreno

Buy Becoming at Amazon

Becoming

By Michelle Obama

This book needs no introduction…but we’ll give it one anyways. One of the biggest memoirs of 2018, former First Lady Michelle Obama divulges the experiences that have helped shape who she is today—from being raised on the South Side of Chicago to living constantly in the public eye for eight years in the White House. Only human, Obama opens up about both her highs and lows in life, giving readers an intimate look into her incredible life. 

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Becoming

By Michelle Obama

Buy Girl, Wash Your Face at Amazon

Girl, Wash Your Face

By Rachel Hollis

Rachel Hollis’ bestselling book exposes the misconceptions that hold us back from living our lives to the fullest. So often we’re told things that make us question what we’re doing and where we’re going. Hollis kicks those falsehoods to the curb and reveals how she moved past these roadblocks to be her best self. 

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Girl, Wash Your Face

By Rachel Hollis

Buy It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way at Amazon

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

By Lysa TerKeurst

Sometimes life kicks you when you’re down. Lysa TerKeurst’s book, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, shows readers how to embrace the bad and turn it into good. The book, which promotes a Christian lifestyle, examines why we’re pulled down by disappointment and how we can train ourselves to stand strong against all that life throws at us. 

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It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

By Lysa TerKeurst

Buy A Serial Killer’s Daughter at Amazon

A Serial Killer’s Daughter

By Kerri Rawson

In this gripping memoir, the daughter of the BTK killer opens up about the horrors she faced upon learning that her father was a serial killer. Though the world rejoiced at the capture of this notorious serial killer after 31 years of fear, for Rawson it was the start of a nightmare. Her candid story examines the life of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers, as she also reflects on how she was able to overcome the realization that her life was a lie. 

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A Serial Killer’s Daughter

By Kerri Rawson

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Created on 06 Mar 2019

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