If you’re stuck at home right now without much company, then listening to an audiobook is the perfect way to pass the time. Engaging titles can help you to learn a new skill, ponder a different idea, or improve your self-confidence.
These are the titles that you’ll want to make a priority if you find yourself in this situation.
1. The Diana Chronicles by Tina Brown
This audiobook takes you through all of the events that happened in the life of Princess Diana. It’s a riveting tale based on comprehensive reporting that took place at the time. You’ll notice some empathy toward her since her husband was having an affair, but it also sheds some new light on what you already know.
2. Troublemaker by Leah Remini
This memoir comes from the actress who takes you through the years she spent in the world of Scientology, a “religion” that her family joined when she was only nine years old. There’s an element of celebrity gossip that keeps you engaged with this audiobook while you also get a glimpse of the hidden world of Hollywood.
3. Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener
If you want to know more about the world of technology, then this audiobook is the perfect listening opportunity today. You’ll learn more about Silicon Valley than you ever thought was possible. It may not provide you with new skills to become an IT professional, but it is an entertaining diversion when there isn’t anything else going on in your life at the moment.
4. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
This beautiful story from Gaiman is going to have you on the edge of your seat. The author takes you through the escapist thriller, enabling you to picture the scenes as they happen in your mind. How can you not love a tale where one of the main characters is named Door?
5. His Dark Materials
This trilogy from the BBC Radio Collection gives you access to one of the best fantasy stories ever created. It has everything you’d expect from this genre: animal sidekicks, a clever heroine, and a universe carefully constructed so that it feels realistic. You’ll experience elements of resiliency, love, and friendship as you follow a story that takes on corrupt leadership. A full voice cast takes care of all of the characters.
6. At Home by Bill Bryson
This audiobook has an old-world charm about it that is remarkably comforting for our current era. It talks about the history of home construction, discussing the reasons why a house has a bedroom, a pantry, and a dining room. Plenty of stories and anecdotes are available in the audio, creating a compelling track that goes from the reasons why we use salt to the benefits of sleeping for several hours each night.
If you’re looking for some audio entertainment that falls outside of podcasts or radio broadcasts, then consider downloading one of these titles to pass the time. You’ll be entertained in ways that you never thought were possible!