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Audio book recommendations

22Putney Member Posts: 27 Connected
edited May 14 in Coffee lounge
Any  recommendations on Audio books, (latest title's)  or hidden gems, not to keen on the mills and boon, just good stories. Thanks.


  • woodbine
    woodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 5,305 Disability Gamechanger
    My dad used to get his from the RNIB get one delivered read it return it and chose another.
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  • 22Putney
    22Putney Member Posts: 27 Connected
    Thank you done! I did explain I am disabled not sight impaired, they said no worries, we cater for disabled, the risks play on a MP3 disk player great, I have found a few good ones on YouTube as well, is it me or telly getting a bit off lately, me I expect...Thank you again...
  • Caz_Alumni
    Caz_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 624 Pioneering
    edited May 16
    Hi @22Putney :)

    Do you ever listen to BBC Sounds? They have an Audio Books section on there, which I find quite handy. There's enough of a selection to choose from, including a few classics and some fairly new releases. But also, it's limited enough that I'm not too spoilt for choice and have difficulty deciding what to listen to next. 

    Plenty of really great podcasts to listen to as well. Better than some of the current offerings on telly, like you say.

    Hope that's helpful!

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  • sazmcdaz
    sazmcdaz Member Posts: 1 Connected
    Kristin Hannah ‘The Great Alone’ is amazing and I got it from my local library app so it was free! 
  • Sofia_goncalves
    Sofia_goncalves Member Posts: 4 Listener
    my favouriute audiobooks are circe by madeline miller (which you can listen to on youtube here 
    and the collection of the first three books in the hunger games series narrated by tatianna maslany 


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