Five-star-rated audiobooks to get you started.
Love reading but find it hard to actually sit down and do it?
For those on the go, audiobooks can be a great way to enjoy your favourite book—no matter how busy you are.
Whether you listen while on your morning walk, during your commute, or as you cook dinner, audiobooks can help you read more—zero extra effort required.
Non-Fiction Audiobook Bestsellers
While you’ve definitely heard of bestseller charts for physical books, you might not know that audiobooks also have a bestseller’s list of their own.
If you’re at a loss for where to start on your audiobook journey, skimming over the bestsellers is a great way to go.
Not only are these titles well-known and highly rated, but each is extremely informative—and likely helpful—for your everyday life.
Non-fiction books are especially handy in the audiobook format, since they provide so much extra value to your daily life, without requiring any extra work on your part.
Have a topic you’ve been meaning to dive into, but not enough time to do it?
There’s probably an audiobook to help.
Check out some of our fan-favorite audiobook bestsellers
Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by James Clear
James Clear’s Atomic Habits was our #1 bestselling audiobook in 2021, and for good reason. Clear’s simple approach to building better habits has helped listeners worldwide to make positive changes and, more importantly, make them last.
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk, narrated by Sean Pratt
If you haven’t already heard of this life-changing book, add it to your “to read” list ASAP.
This ground-breaking text explores trauma, its causes, and possible treatments that can allow sufferers to reclaim their lives. We’ve all experienced changes in daily life over the past few years, and as a result, this book only continues to grow in popularity as people navigate the tricky waters of living through trauma.
Mythos by Stephen Fry, narrated by Stephen Fry
Greek mythology fans take note: this one is for you. This entertaining read by Stephen Fry is an enthralling retelling of the classics. Brush up on your knowledge of monsters and maniacal gods while enjoying Fry’s signature wit and charm. Read by the author himself, this audiobook is full of philosophy, drama, and fun.
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown, narrated by Brené Brown
With her wisdom and insight into human behaviour and emotions, Dr Brené Brown has inspired people around the world to embrace vulnerability and live life to the fullest.
In this audiobook, the highly regarded author delves into the topic of leadership and its many nuances. Shifting the conversation around what it takes to lead, Brown reframes leadership to encourage empathy, connection, and courage in the workplace and beyond.
Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales, narrated by Leigh Sales
Written by local Australian author, Leigh Sales, Any Ordinary Day explores the uncomfortable—but very real—fragility of “life as we know it”. By delving into intimate accounts with people who’ve endured the unimaginable, Sales paints a picture of the astounding human resilience that is somehow found in even the most unfortunate circumstances. If you’re looking for a unique read that changes the way you think about life, this one’s for you.
She’s on the Money by Victoria Devine, narrated by Victoria Devine
Known for her #1 podcast of the same name, Victoria Devine is perhaps Australia’s most influential financial adviser. In She’s on the Money, Devine continues her mission of empowering women and helping them to achieve finical literacy through her relatable and informative advice. Honest and motivating, this audiobook is here to help you on your journey to financial freedom.
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