Adult Book Lists: Great Listens

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Great narrators in fiction, mystery and science fiction-fantasy

Jim Dale
The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling (J AD FIC ROWLING / YP AD FIC ROWLING)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (AD FIC MORGENST)
Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (AD FIC VERNE)

Jayne Entwistle
Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley (AD MYS BRADLEY)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
The Weed that String's the Hangman's Bag
A Red Herring Without Mustard
I am Half-Sick of Shadows

Stephen Fry
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (AD SF ADAMS)
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne (J AD FIC MILNE)

Neil Gaiman (reads some of his own books)
Neverwhere (AD SF GAIMAN)
Stardust (AD SF GAIMAN)
Coraline (J AD FIC GAIMAN)
The Graveyard Book (J AD FIC GAIMAN)

George Guidall
John Wells series by Alex Berenson (AD FIC BERENSON)
The Ghost War
The Silent Man
The Midnight House
The Secret Soldier
The Shadow Patrol

Gunslinger by Stephen King (AD FIC KING)

Katherine Kellgren
Austenland by Shannon Hale (AD FIC HALE)
The Postcard Killers by James Patterson and Liza Marklund (AD MYS PATTERSO)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith (AD FIC GRAHAMES)

Lorelei King
Charley Davidson series by Darynda Jones (AD MYS JONES)
First Grave on the Right
Second Grave on the Left

Lizzy and Diesel series by Janet Evanovich (AD MYS EVANOVIC)
Wicked Appetite
Wicked Business

Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich (AD MYS EVANOVIC)
Seven Up
Eleven on Top
Twelve Sharp
Lean Mean Thirteen
Fearless Fourteen
Finger Lickin' Fifteen
Sizzling Sixteen
Smokin' Seventeen
Explosive Eighteen
Notorious Nineteen

Between–the-Numbers Novels by Janet Evanovich (AD MYS EVANOVIC)
Visions of Sugar Plums (#8.5)
Plum Lovin' (#12.5)
Plum Lucky (#13.5)
Plum Spooky (#14.5)

James Marsters
The Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher (AD SF BUTCHER)
Death Masks (#5)
Blood Rites
Dead Beat
Proven Guilty
White Night
Small Favor
Turn Coat
Changes

Will Patton
Hackberry Holland series by James Lee Burke (AD MYS BURKE)
Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Rain Gods
Feast Day of Fools

Kate Reading
Codex Alera series by Jim Butcher (AD SF BUTCHER)
Furies of Calderon
Academ's Fury
Cursor's Fury
Captain's Fury
Princep's Fury
First Lord's Fury

Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (AD SF JORDAN)
The Eye of the World
The Great Hunt
The Dragon Reborn
The Shadow Rising
Lord of Chaos (#6)
A Crown of Swords
The Path of Daggers
Knife of Dreams (#11)
The Gathering Storm
Towers of Midnight

The Host by Stephanie Meyer (AD SF MEYER)
Middlemarch by George Eliot (AD FIC ELIOT)

Barbara Rosenblat
Away by Amy Bloom (AD FIC BLOOM)

Simon Vance
The Millennium series by Stieg Larsson (AD FIC LARSSON)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl Who Played With Fire
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (AD FIC JAMES)

Great narrators in nonfiction and biographies

Unless otherwise noted, the narrator is the author in the titles below.

Julie Andrews
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years (AD 791.4028092 ANDREWS)

Tony Danza
I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teach at Northeast High (AD 371.10092 DANZA)

Tina Fey
Bossypants (AD 792.7028092 FEY)

Michael J. Fox
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future: Twists and Turns and Lessons Learned (AD 791.43028092 FOX)

Malcolm Gladwell
What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (AD 814.6 GLADWELL)

Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia (AD B GILBERT)

George Guidall
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War by Nathaniel Philbrick (AD 973.22 PHILBRIC)

Edward Herrmann
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (AD B ZAMPERIN)

Stephen Hoye
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson (AD 943.086 LARSON)

Diane Keaton
Then Again (AD 791.43082092 KEATON)

Jane Lynch
Happy Accidents (AD 792.028092 LYNCH)

Steve Martin
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life (AD 792.7028092 MARTIN)

David Sedaris (AD 814.54 SEDARIS)
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Live for Your Listening Pleasure
When You Are Engulfed in Flames

Gary Sinise
Travels with Charley in Search of America by John Steinbeck (AD 917.3 STEINBEC)

Patti Smith
Just Kids (AD 782.42166092 SMITH)

Sissy Spacek
My Extraordinary Ordinary Life (AD 791.43028092 SPACEK)

Eric Weiner
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World (AD 910.4 WEINER)

Betty White
If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) (AD 791.45028092 WHITE)