4 More Great Audio Books For The Long Haul
- Mar 30, 2018
Heard any good books lately? Listening to audiobooks can help keep you entertained and alert while hauling freight by the truckload. Last April, we covered 7 Great Audio Books For The Long Haul. While there are many amazing titles to choose from, here are a 4 more great, recent choices when traveling OTR, across the United States.
The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah
This #1 New York Times Best Seller is the latest audiobook from acclaimed author of The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah. For fans of historical fiction, The Great Alone tells the story of Ernt Allbright, a former POW, who comes home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision to move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. For a family in crisis, this is ultimate test of survival.
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons, by Kevin Hart
Kevin Hart's memoir is probably not what you’d expect from one of America’s funniest comedians. While there is the occasional touch of humor, this story is also serious, and deeply poignant. Hart illustrates growing up in a tough North Philadelphia neighborhood, with a difficult and often unstable family life. Through his energetic and impeccable narration, Hart talks about how he was able to cope with the help of comedy, and by looking for the blessings in every situation.
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
This adventurous science-fiction/fantasy story is all about video games and virtual reality, with some amazing 80’s culture references. Ready Player One takes place in the year 2044, where the virtual reality world, OASIS, provides an escape from the bleakness of everyday life. The audiobook, narrated by actor Wil Wheaton, follows Protagonist Wade Watts. In the real world, Wade lives poverty, but he learns that the deceased creator of OASIS left Easter eggs in the program that would grant the finder his massive inheritance. The story follows Wade as he hunts down each key, solving the intricate puzzles and battling rivals along the way.
The Woman In The Window, by A.J. Finn
It isn't paranoia if it's really happening.... Recluse Anna Fox lives alone in her New York City home, unable to venture outside. She spends her days drinking wine, watching old movies, remembering happier times, and spying on her neighbors. A seemingly perfect family moves into the house across the way, but when Anna, gazes out her window one night and sees something she shouldn't, her world begins to crumble. What is real? What is imagined? Who is in danger? Who is in control? The Woman In The Window is a diabolical and gripping thriller, where nothing is what it seems.
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