Not sure what to listen to? We've picked some of our all time favourites for you here. These books are as close to 'one size fits all' as you can get: they'll please almost anyone. And remember, if you're not enjoying your pick, you can swap it for free, for something that suits you better!
    • A Discovery of Witches

    • The All Souls Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Deborah Harkness
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
    • Length: 23 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492

    Diana Bishop, a young scholar and descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastically captivating

    • By Monique M. on 28-03-2015

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Storm Front

    • The Dresden Files, Book 1
    • By: Jim Butcher
    • Narrated by: James Marsters
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 485
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482

    With rent past due and a decent meal becoming an issue of some importance, Harry needs work, and soon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Eager Start

    • By Damien on 28-04-2016

    Non-member price: $41.00

    • The Power

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Naomi Alderman, Thomas Judd, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397

    Suddenly - tomorrow or the day after - girls find that with a flick of their fingers, they can inflict agonizing pain and even death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Next Big Thing

    • By Hilary on 21-09-2017

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • The Dispatcher

    • By: John Scalzi
    • Narrated by: Zachary Quinto
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 893
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891

    One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone - 999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Need More

    • By Amy on 06-03-2017

    Non-member price: $21.90

    • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    • By: Douglas Adams
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,263
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,156

    One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny!

    • By tatiana on 13-03-2016

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • We Are Legion (We Are Bob)

    • Bobiverse, Book 1
    • By: Dennis E. Taylor
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,395
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292

    Bob Johansson has just sold his software company and is looking forward to a life of leisure....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So much better than I expected

    • By Rob on 13-09-2017

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • The Hobbit

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 740
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 667
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 669

    Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great old classic

    • By Anonymous User on 28-07-2017

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • Leviathan Wakes

    • The Expanse, Book 1
    • By: James S. A. Corey
    • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 701

    Humanity has colonized the planets - interstellar travel is still beyond our reach, but the solar system has become a dense network of colonies....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent beginnings

    • By Amazon Customer on 28-09-2017

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • American Gods

    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman, Dennis Boutskiaris, Daniel Oreskes, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,795
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,681
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,673

    Shadow Moon has served his time. But hours before his release from prison, his beloved wife is killed in a freak accident....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a brilliant story.

    • By Alaina Jefferson on 26-04-2014

    Non-member price: $24.97

    • Northern Lights: His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 1

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 458
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417

    Set in a parallel world, Northern Lights tells the story of 12-year-old Lyra's quest to rescue her friend and find her father, aided by her daemon, an armoured bear, and a witch-queen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent voice acting

    • By Clare on 17-05-2015

    Non-member price: $29.92

    • The Blade Itself

    • The First Law: Book One
    • By: Joe Abercrombie
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 652
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 614
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 612

    Inquisitor Glokta, a crippled and bitter relic of the last war, former fencing champion turned torturer, is trapped in a twisted and broken body - not that he allows it to distract him from his daily routine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gritty, violent, dark..... And hilarious. Enjoy

    • By Marc on 15-11-2015

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Way of Kings

    • The Stormlight Archive
    • By: Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Length: 45 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,806
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,679

    According to mythology mankind used to live in 'The Tranquiline Halls': heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Long - 45 hours and the first of 10 books!

    • By Jeremy on 24-04-2015

    Non-member price: $39.02

    • Assassin’s Apprentice

    • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Robin Hobb
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 17 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 694
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 643
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644

    The first volume in Robin Hobb’s internationally bestselling Farseer series....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Embark on a journey of adventure, magic and fate!

    • By Carole on 17-05-2015

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • Rivers of London

    • Rivers of London, Book 1
    • By: Ben Aaronovitch
    • Narrated by: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 636
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 607
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 599

    My name is Peter Grant, and until January, I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! A fantastic book

    • By DarkFish on 31-05-2016

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

    • Wayfarers, Book 1
    • By: Becky Chambers
    • Narrated by: Patricia Rodriguez
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 265

    Firefly meets Mass Effect in this thrilling self-published debut! When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Yawn

    • By simon on 16-12-2017

    Non-member price: $39.02