AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks of 2018

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Best Audiobooks of 2018

We’re excited to share AudioFile Magazine’s 2018 Best Audiobooks — our picks of the 50 best audiobooks of the year in 9 categories. Browse our media-rich E-Zine (PDF) to check out the full list and watch videos, listen to sound clips, and read our reviews.

And try our new podcast as a great way to hear about our Best of 2018. On special episodes of Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine, we discuss one subject category each day and have exclusive interviews with some of the 2018 Best narrators, including Michael Crouch tomorrow for his narration of OLIVER LOVING.

Below is a sampling of our picks — view the E-Zine to see the full list!

FICTION

Washington Black
Oliver Loving

WASHINGTON BLACK
by Esi Edugyan, read by Dion Graham
Random House Audio

OLIVER LOVING
by Stefan Merrill Block, read by Michael Crouch
Macmillan Audio

NONFICTION

Becoming
What Are We Doing Here?
Barracoon

BECOMING
by Michelle Obama, read by Michelle Obama
Random House Audio

WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE?
by Marilynne Robinson, read by Carrington MacDuffie
Blackstone Audio

BARRACOON
by Zora Neale Hurston, Deborah G. Plant [Ed.], read by Robin Miles
Harper Audio

ROMANCE

The Kiss Quotient
As You Wish
 

THE KISS QUOTIENT
by Helen Hoang, read by Carly Robins
Dreamscape

AS YOU WISH
by Jude Deveraux, read by Susan Bennett
Recorded Books

MYSTERY & SUSPENSE

Lethal White
The Death of Mrs Westaway

LETHAL WHITE
by Robert Galbraith, read by Robert Glenister
Hachette Audio

THE DEATH OF MRS. WESTAWAY
by Ruth Ware, read by Imogen Church
Simon & Schuster Audio

Explore the full E-Zine of Best Audiobooks 2018, and follow our daily podcast, Behind the Mic, for conversation and clips of these Best of the Year audiobooks.

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