A Selection of the Best Selling Audiobooks of 2015

By: jjensen  |  May 5, 2015

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If you’re looking for a new audiobook, one of the best places to go for suggestions is the bestsellers list. Most companies that sell audiobooks will have a section dedicated to the bestsellers.

In our post, we outline five books on multiple bestsellers list. This short list comes from Audible, New York Times Best Sellers, Audio Editions, and iTunes Top Audio Books.

  1. The Girl on the Train – by Paula Hawkins
    This mystery novel tells the story of a woman on a train, Rachel, who passes by the same couple eating breakfast on their deck each morning. Rachel thinks this couple has the perfect life until one day she witnesses a horrible event. This Paula Hawkins novel has been related to a Hitchcockian thriller and readers can hardly put it down.
  2. The Liar – by Nora Roberts
    Nora Roberts’ new mystery follows a young widow who discovers the truth about who her deceased husband really was. She quickly realizes her reality is all an illusion after discovering her husband’s affairs, lies, and multiple identities. As she uncovers more, she puts herself and the lives of those close to her in danger.
  3. Memory Man – by David Baldacci
    Memory Man is a mystery novel written by David Baldacci. The novel came out on April 21, 2015, and is already at the top of many bestsellers lists. Memory Man follows a man with a perfect memory trying to solve his family’s murder.
  4. Gathering Prey- by John Sandford
    In his mystery book, Sandford describes a subculture in the U.S. called Travelers- they move from city to city, panhandling but not causing anyone harm. When the Lucas’ daughter Letty goes to help one of them after many of the Travelers have disappeared, both father and daughter are put in danger.
  5. The Nightingale – Kristin Hannah
    Hannah’s novel follows a French wife and mother during WWII whose home is invaded by Nazi’s after her husband leaves to join the front. Simultaneously, the reader learns about the French woman’s younger sister who deals with love, betrayal, and triumph.

Have you noticed a pattern? Many of the top audiobooks, the audiobooks that people can’t get enough of, are mysteries. If you’re looking for a way to make your drive shorter, make the afternoon speed up, or give you a reason to hit the gym, a mystery audiobook just might do the trick.


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