Listen up! From thrillers to memoirs, escape into one of these addicting audiobooks this summer.
Have a long road trip coming up this summer, or just want to relax at the beach? Audiobooks are a great way to escape to another world. And since they live on your phone, they're super-portable and perfect for summer travel. You might even want to consider listening to one at the gym: Exercisers who had an audiobook reserved for a workout exercised 51 percent more often than those who didn't have one, per a study published in Management Science.
Consider downloading one of these addicting new audiobooks to take with you on your summer adventures.
Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun
The journalist and essayist offers her witty and intimate thoughts on the institution of marriage—and her own longtime union.
I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart
Dropping some major wisdom and laughs, beloved comedian Kevin Hart shares how he overcame a tumultuous childhood to become the successful funnyman he is today.
The Long Run by Catriona Menzies-Pike
Runners and non-runners alike will find inspiration in this memoir from Catriona Menzies-Pike, who starts training for a half marathon on a whim as she copes with her parents' deaths.
Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
The hilarious novel from the author of Crazy Rich Asians follows the grandchildren of a dying matriarch, all sabotaging one another in order to get her fortune and glamorous estate.
The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne
This thriller tells the story of Helena, the product of her mother’s abduction, after her dangerous father has escaped from prison and threatens to expose her secret past.
The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder
Have some summer weddings coming up? Chances are, none will be quite as dramatic as the London nuptials of this dysfunctional family.
Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy
Looking for something truly addictive? This suspenseful thriller follows two families on a holiday cruise after they lose their children during a daytime excursion in Central America.