Summer Listens

Whatever your plans to relax over the next few months, take yourself to a different place this summer. Want to take full advantage of your time off? Expand your mind and take inspiration from some non-fiction listens. Facing the prospect of a long car journey with the whole family? Hit play on a kids-friendly audiobook. Escapism, information, education, distraction: these brilliant summer audiobooks will hit the mark.

Our Editors' Summer Picks

The Audible Editors let us into the audiobooks they can't wait to get stuck into, from the perfect auditory travel companions to listens guaranteed to alleviate any back-seat fighting.

Unseen Academicals

Terry Pratchett
David Jason, Jon Culshaw, Mathew Horne, Josie Lawrence, Jaime Winstone
"Terry Pratchett’s genius is beautifully rendered by Dirk Maggs’ trademark soundscapes. If you’re like me and sick of the World Cup, it’s the perfect antidote."

Robin

Content Manager

Girls & Boys

Dennis Kelly
Carey Mulligan
"A knock-out one-woman show which I'll definitely be listening to. For all those who wished they could get to the theatre more than the realities of day-to-day life allows them to..."

Frances

Editorial Curator

Difficult Women

Roxane Gay
Robin Miles
"I love anything by Roxane Gay so I'm excited to plug into this listen during my time off this summer."

Alex

Editorial Coordinator

Mind-expanding listens for inspiration seekers

Keen to maximise your time spent out of the office? Take one of these fascinating non-fiction listens with you

Audible Members' Favourites

Time to yourself to relax and re-set is increasingly hard to come by. Our Audible members share the listens that have made them laugh, cry or think twice on their time off.
"Since it's free for Audible members, just add it to your library and you can always decide to jump in when you don't know what to listen to next!"

A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engle
Hope Davis, Ava DuVernay, Madeleine L'Engle, Charlotte Jones Voiklis
"Adults and kids alike loved it on a long car trip. Fantastical and fantastic."

Misogynation

Laura Bates
Laura Bates
"Couldn't stop listening to this audiobook. I finished it within 3 days! Everyone should read this book, men and women... My husband and I spent hours discussing it."