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"THE BEST 5 AUDIOBOOKS FOR COMMUTERS": VORAKA

Updated: Jul 16, 2023

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN VORAKA

Article Published on: 10 MAR 2023 | www.vorakamagazine.com


For many people, commuting is an unavoidable part of daily life. Whether you're driving to work, riding the train, or taking the bus, the daily commute can be a time-consuming and often tedious experience. However, it doesn't have to be this way. With the rise of audiobooks, commuters can turn their daily journey into an enjoyable and enriching experience. Here are five of the best audiobooks for commuters.

"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah

Narrated by the author himself, Born a Crime is a memoir that chronicles Trevor Noah's upbringing in apartheid-era South Africa. The book is both funny and moving, and Noah's narration adds an extra layer of depth and humor to the story. As a bonus, the audiobook includes a bonus chapter that is not available in print.

"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah
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"The Martian" by Andy Weir

The Martian is a science fiction novel that tells the story of an astronaut who becomes stranded on Mars and must find a way to survive. The book is narrated by R.C. Bray, whose performance is engaging and suspenseful. The audiobook is a great choice for commuters who enjoy science fiction or are interested in space exploration.

"The Martian" by Andy Weir
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"Educated" by Tara Westover

Educated is a memoir that tells the story of Tara Westover's unconventional upbringing in a strict Mormon household in rural Idaho. The book is narrated by Julia Whelan, whose performance is both emotional and captivating. Educated is a powerful and thought-provoking book that is perfect for commuters who enjoy memoirs or stories about overcoming adversity.

"Educated" by Tara Westover
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"Atomic Habits" by James Clear

Atomic Habits is a groundbreaking book that provides actionable insights into building good habits and breaking bad ones. The author, James Clear, provides a comprehensive guide to developing effective habits that will help you achieve your goals, and he also discusses the science behind habit formation. This audiobook is perfect for commuters who want to maximize their time by learning how to develop good habits that will help them achieve their goals.

"Atomic Habits" by James Clear
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"The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller that tells the story of Rachel, a woman who becomes embroiled in a missing person's case after witnessing something suspicious on her daily train commute. The book is narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher, whose performances add depth and tension to the story. The Girl on the Train is a gripping and suspenseful book that is perfect for commuters who enjoy mysteries and thrillers.

"The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins
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Audiobooks are a great way to make the most of your daily commute. From memoirs to science fiction to thrillers, there are plenty of audiobooks that are perfect for commuters. Whether you're looking for a book that will make you laugh, make you cry, or keep you on the edge of your seat, there is an audiobook out there for you. So the next time you find yourself stuck in traffic or waiting for a train, why not pick up an audiobook and turn your commute into an enjoyable and enriching experience?

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