As a truck driver, you spend a lot of time on the road, which is why it’s important to mix up your audio entertainment. You can choose from listening to music, podcasts, the radio or audio books. Today we’re going to recommend five audiobooks for truck drivers that will help you pass the time.
1. “It” — Stephen King
If you are looking for something spooky, we recommend “It” by Stephen King and narrated by Steven Weber. This audiobook contains almost 45 hours of content to keep you at the edge of your driver’s seat – literally. If you want a novel that will capture your attention for hours on end, this one might be for you.
2. “A Game of Thrones” – George R.R. Martin
If you are already a “Game of Thrones” fan or you are wondering what the fuss is about, check out A Game of Thrones written by George R.R. Martin and narrated by Roy Dotrice. This is the first book in his “A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Each book has over 30 hours of content. You will be able to follow the multiple characters and storylines featured on the HBO show, as well as those extra pieces that didn’t make the cut. This book is perfect for fans of fantasy that want to get lost in another world … while still paying attention to the road.
3. “The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road” – Finn Murphy
If you’re looking for a story straight from a trucker, consider “The Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road” written by Finn Murphy and read by Danny Campbell. This personal memoir tells the story of Murphy’s life as a trucker hauling people’s belongings across America. This is a quick eight hour book for drivers looking for some stories about their own career.
4. “Uncommon Carriers” – John McPhee
Another trucking focused book is “Uncommon Carriers” written and narrated by John McPhee. This is a first-hand account of the transportation sector that features portraits of men and women who deliver consumer and industrial goods. This novel is full of profound observations and historical asides with an entertaining sense of humor.
5. “Little Fires Everywhere” – Celeste Ng
If you’re looking for a recent release that everyone is talking about, we suggest “Little Fires Everywhere” written by Celeste Ng and narrated by Jennifer Lim. This fictional thriller explores the weight of secrets and the nature of art and identity. This book is best approached knowing very little and letting Ng surprise you along the way.
All of these audiobooks can be found on Audible, but if you want a more affordable option, you can check them out through your local library using apps like OverDrive and Hoopla. We also remind you to listen responsibly. Don’t let these stories distract you from you driving.
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