Because June is Audiobook Month, we decided it would be fun to take a look at some of the most popular audiobooks of the last month! These lists include include both CD checkouts and e-audiobook downloads through digital apps like CloudLibrary and RBdigital.
It turns out that authors that are popular in print – John Grisham, John Sandford, and William Kent Krueger – are also popular checkouts in audio format!
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Whistler by John Grisham
Sulfur Springs by William Kent Krueger
Heartless by Marissa Meyer
Gray Mountain by John Grisham
Fifty Fifty by James Patterson and Candice Fox
Extreme Prey by John Sandford
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Dark of the Moon by John Sandford
Boundary Waters by William Kent Krueger
Beyond Reason by Kat Martin
Our most popular nonfiction audiobook selections for the month were actually Spanish language CDs, but listing a bunch of those didn’t seem interesting. Instead, we’ve instead focused on narrative nonfiction titles that were popular in May.
Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence by Jessica Ortner
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Across all platforms, audiobooks from the Harry Potter series were overwhelmingly the most popular last month. With seven titles, it’s not surprising to see many of them rising to the top! This list includes the rest of the popular kids fiction in May.
The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Swindle by Gordon Korman
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
Shadow Magic by Joshua Khan
Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green