What are the best audiobooks in 2024? We have listed the recommendations here, so that you can start listening to them in your favorite audiobook app. So what are the best audiobooks for kids, adults, men and women? Read along…

Best audiobooks according to our editors

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best audio books of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

‘Sabrina & CorinaKali Fajardo-Anstine
‘The Hate U GiveAngie Thomas
Red, White & Royal BlueCasey McQuiston
Catch and KillRonan Farrow
One by OneRuth Ware
The Vanishing HalfBrit Bennett
‘Sherlock HolmesSir Arthur Conan Doyle
Know My NameMemoir’ by Chanel Miller
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States Sarah Vowell
Talking to StrangersMalcolm Gladwell

The updated top 10 list: the best audiobooks

Savage Son 

James Reece is still recovering from the surgery on his brain when the Russian mafia is becoming a threat to his life. Will he survive the games that they are playing with him?

The Henna Artist: A Novel

When Lakshmi leaves her abusive husband, she ends up being a henna artist. She works with some of the wealthiest women in Jaipur, and learns about their secrets. Her own secret, however, may never see the light of day.

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020: The Best American Series 

We can recommend this audiobook to anyone who loves a good science fiction story. This is a collection of some of the best styles and perspectives within the genre, and it will once again show us what humans are all about.

The Best American Short Stories 2020: The Best American Series

This audiobook contains a great mix of different lives and events that will touch your heart. It will make you think and let you feel emotions. Get to know the work of some of America’s best writers.

Squeeze Me: A Novel

Want to know how absurd our time is right now? Listen to ‘Squeeze Me’ and find out about a missing member of the Potussies (a group of women supporting the President), a snake catcher, and the role of the President of the United States.

Find Rest: A Women’s Devotional for Lasting Peace in a Busy Life 

If you find that it’s getting harder and harder to fulfill all the roles you have taken on in life, listen to ‘Find Rest’. Even when you are busy, you can still find your moments of tranquility.

Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society 

When Georgia Tann went into the adoption business, no-one knew what had really happened between 1920 and 1950. Where did the babies come from, and can they now be reunited with the real families they already had before they were given away by Georgia Tann?


Are you a busy mom that needs to laugh and relax a little? Listen to this audiobook, and we can guarantee just that. Find out what happens to Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, and the tension will, at least for that moment, leave your body completely.

The Whistler

Judges are people too, and Lacy Stoltz is finding that out during her investigation into a corrupt judge. How many people are really involved in the corruption case? Lacy will get to the bottom of it.

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man

Mary L. Trump is a trained clinical psychologist, but also Donald J. Trump’s niece. In this book she gives a remarkable insight into her uncle’s history. It says a lot about how Donald J. Trump became the man he is today, and how his upbringing affects the entire world during his presidency.

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