Audiobooks offer a fantastic and entertaining way to catch up on your reading. And, bonus, you can multitask by driving, cooking, exercising or tackling a multitude of other activities while you’re listening. Of course, if you’ve ever listened to an audiobook, you know the narrator can really make or break the listening experience. In fact, a great narrator can make the story come alive!
Did you now many of your favorite actors/performers are also accomplished audiobook narrators? It’s always fun to pick up a book and find a familiar, famous “friend” reading to you. Some celebrities narrate books they’ve written, some narrate for an author who is a personal friend, and still others narrate books they’ve read and love. Burlington County Library’s OverDrive catalog features books narrated by Reese Witherspoon, Meryl Streep, Wil Wheaton and many others. You can find out what audiobooks your favorite actor or storyteller has narrated by searching OverDrvie and Libby using their name.
Here are some lists of books narrated by famous people, celebrity casts and other folks who may not be famous (yet), but are fabulous narrators nonetheless. Check out one of these audiobooks and be whisked away to a new world!