What audiobooks would you recommend?

Here are some top audiobook picks from Cut staff and friends.

  • Say Nothing, Patrick Radden Keefe.
  • The Diana Chronicles, Tina Brown.
  • Troublemaker, Leah Remini.
  • Parable of the Talents, Octavia Butler.
  • His Dark Materials, the Complete BBC Radio Collection.
  • Uncanny Valley, Anna Wiener.
  • Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman.

Are audiobooks good for adults?

Multiple studies have proven the benefits of audiobooks in education environments. The skills students develop while listening to audiobooks help them get better at reading and understanding written text in diverse situations—this is especially true for adults who are learning how to read.

Are audio books better than reading?

1. Audiobooks can help improve your comprehension and vocabulary. Hearing new words — independent of or in combination with reading them — can significantly help with comprehension and vocabulary, especially for kids and second-language learners.

What are some good free audio books?

Pride and Prejudice.

  • Heart of Darkness.
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
  • A Christmas Carol.
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four.
  • Brave New World.
  • The Call of Cthulhu.
  • Or Life In The Woods.
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray.
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
  • Do audio books count as reading?

    Yet from speaking with friends and based on social media it’s clear that the majority of people do consider audiobooks as “reading”, by counting listening to an audiobook in their Goodreads yearly reading challenge.

    What is the best device to listen to audio books?

    But the best device for listening to audiobooks is MP3 player undoubtedly for its advantages like portability, long endurance, big capacity. In terms of MP3 players, iPod is the pioneer with most popularity.

    Can you play audio books on a nook?

    Tap “Open Audio Player,” which will automatically appear on the screen, to enable the Nook’s audio capability. Plug your headphones into the Nook, or use its built-in speaker to listen to audiobooks. Tap “Play” to begin listening.