Audiobooks to Listen to While Working


headphones, phone, tablet, books


Sometimes the super hectic routine of your life makes you miss the time you used to spend reading books in a quiet corner. Inarguably, in the current fast-paced world, you hardly get time to yourself to unwind and get some sleep, let alone pick up a good book and enjoy it. Between work and attending to other duties, it has become really difficult for every one of us to get some time out to enjoy a book. But when the facility of audiobooks is always at your disposal, then there is literally no excuse for you to not listen to your favorite book.

Due to some of the incredible apps like Audible and Spotify, you can listen to any book you want, and that too while working or going to the gym. These apps enable you to listen to classics or recent releases wherever you are and whenever you want.

However, in order to use these platforms, you need to have your hands on the right internet connection, like the one offered by Xfinity. With its fast and reliable connectivity, you can download the apps and further continue to download as many audiobooks as you want, and that too within a matter of few minutes. So, don't waste any more time on lousy connections, and pick up your phone and call Xfinity atencion al cliente (for Spanish customers) to get your own subscription to an amazing internet connection.

Now that you have the tools needed to listen to audiobooks, let's take a look at our top picks of the content you need to start listening to.


• The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling

The Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling are some of the most listened-to audiobooks you can find. They are thoroughly enjoyed by readers of all ages and listening to them while working can be a real treat. Imagine writing a weekly report to submit to your manager while hearing about a magical place and a journey of a boy becoming the best wizard of all time.

There are seven books in the franchise and it starts off with our titular character finally finding out about a place where he belongs. After getting a letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry embarks on a journey where he makes true friends, learns magic, and fights with his nemesis.

The books are super interesting and educational - perfect for anyone who wants to listen to excellent content while doing work.


• Gone to See the River Man by Kristopher Triana

Are you in the mood to listen to something creepy? Well, how about you download Gone to See the River Man by Kristopher Triana? The narration sends chills down your spine. The whole premise of stalker-ish behavior, groupies going crazy to the point of obsession, and unveiling of the cruel side of humans, everything about this book keeps you hooked.

The book tells the story of Lori, who is obsessed with Edmund Cox - a notorious serial killer, who butchered more than 20 women. Lori is driven by her obsession to get closer to him and for that, she is willing to do anything. But there are some horrors awaiting her.

The whole book sounds like a surreal nightmare but something you definitely want to listen to while taking the subway or going to the gym.


• Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Convenience Store Woman is an excellently written book by a Japanese writer that gives you an inside look into an unusual psyche and a whole world that is hidden from view. It captures the core essence of any Japanese convenience store but in a way that makes you want to keep listening to the story of how everything unfolds.

The book tells the story of now thirty-six-year-old Keiko Furukura, who has always found it hard to fit in. Whether it is her family or the school, Keiko has always felt out of place. That is until she starts working at "Smile Mart" at the age of sixteen.

For eighteen years she stays there, sees people come and go, and witnessed change around her world but the convenience store has been a part of her. But people always pressure her to find a husband or change a career. Now, she is on the verge to take desperate action.


• The Sandman by Neil Gaiman

Even if you are not an active member of the online book community, there is still a pretty good chance that you have heard of Neil Gaiman. He is, hands down, one of the best writers of the current times. Its audiobook takes the whole book to another level by giving you an amazing narration done by some of the acclaimed actors; Kat Dennings, James McAvoy, Taron Egerton, Riz Ahmed, Samantha Morton, and Andy Serkis.

The story centers around Lord Morpheus (Sandman), who is an immortal king of imagination and dreams. He has been ripped off of his kingdom and now he is imprisoned on Earth. After spending all these years, he finally escapes and creates the empire but in order to do it, he needs to find three essential tools that can help him get back his power.


Wrapping Up

Listening to an audiobook is one of the healthiest habits anyone could pick up. It not only allows you to get back in touch with your literary side but also allows you to let your creative juices flow. So, if you have been looking for some of the best audiobooks to listen to, then check out the ones we have mentioned in this article.