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15 February 2018

Audiobooks for Podcast Fans

Think of podcasts as the gateway drug to audiobooks. If you love long, intricate narratives or just love to listen to people talk, there are audiobooks that capture the same feel and vibe of some of your favorite podcasts. Here are suggestions for audiobooks that will please any podcast fanatic!

If you’re a fan of Pod Save The People, we recommend: Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff, narrated by Holter Graham

Wolff leverages his insider access to take listeners behind the scenes of the Trump White House. Wolff’s reporting takes you inside FBI director James Comey’s firing, infighting inside the Oval Office, and what Trump’s staff really thinks of him.

If you’re a fan of Dirty John, we recommend: The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, narrated by Julia Whelan

The Wife Between Us tells the story of a love triangle gone wrong. Currently being developed by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners as a major motion picture, this thriller will have you questioning your assumptions and doubting everything you thought you knew.

If you’re a fan of The Longest Shortest Time, we recommend: Achtung Baby by Sara Zaske, narrated by the author

An American mother moves to Germany with her husband and toddler and discovers she’s pregnant with her second child. Filled with a combination of funny and heartfelt anecdotes, Zaske’s book is a lesson in how cultural differences can surprise and change your own beliefs.

Patrisse Khan-Cullors during the recording of When They Call You a Terrorist audiobook.

If you’re a fan of 74 Seconds, we recommend: When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele, narrated by the author

This audiobook takes you inside the life of Khan-Cullors, one of the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement. The powerful, emotional memoir takes you behind the scenes of the protests that sparked a cultural shift in the American consciousness.

If you’re a fan of Happier with Gretchen Rubin, we recommend: Happiness Is a Choice You Make by John Leland, narrated by Robert Petkoff

Happiness is a Choice You Make investigates how to choose joy, even as you near the end of your life. Author John Leland interviews America’s fastest growing age group — those over 85 — to discover the secrets behind living well.

If you’re a fan of Steal The Stars, we recommend: Steal The Stars, the full cast audio play!

With bonus interviews with the actors and exclusive outtakes, it’s a must listen for those who love the podcast!

Can’t get enough and want more podcasts to listen to? Check out the two newest launches from Macmillan Podcasts!
One True Pairing is a hilarious podcast for pop-culture fans about our favorite couples and what these obsessions say about romance today. If you loved listening to all the juicy details of Jackie, Janet & Lee, you’ll love listening to hosts Erica Martirano and Marissa Sangiacomo!

But That’s Another Story asks whether a single book can change the course of our lives, and is hosted by bestselling author Will Schwalbe. If you were inspired by Oprah Winfrey’s Wisdom of Sundaysyou’ll be inspired by the ordinary stories that books have on people’s lives.

Want to hear more? Listen to the audiobook excerpts!

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