9 Great Audiobooks

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For me, summer is book reading season. I’ve always loved to read, and loading up on books for my summer reading list is a habit I’ve never been able to quit.

Sometimes, though, to sit and read seems impossible. I find this to be true especially during the school year. It’s like my brain is full and reading one. more. word. will do me in. I started an Audible subscription almost two years ago on the recommendation of my Department Chair, and I have enjoyed the experience immensely. It’s been fun to experience books I love in a new way, and it makes my daily commute pretty darn enjoyable. My mom (who has twice the commute time I have) shares my Audible account and has joined in on the fun. She says audiobooks have changed her life!

Audiobooks have certainly changed my reading habits for the better. And, happily,ย the research supports that listening to audiobooks can be just as effective as reading.

I’ve put together a list of my favorite audiobooks I’ve listened to as an audio-bibliophile. If you’re even remotely interested in the audiobook experience, consider dipping your proverbial toe in the water with one of these gems.

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What I Wore / Summer Uniform

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Since I teach (meaning: work full time) from August through May, I don’t work (meaning: read by the pool, do laundry, grocery shopping, etc. during the week) during June and July. Since most of those activities don’t require a full wardrobe, I tend to stick to wardrobe basics and wear them over and over. (My college roommates used to tease that I was like a cartoon character in that way–I wore the same styles on repeat.)

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