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The Best Audiobooks For Long Drives  

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When you have a long drive ahead of you, what do you do to pass the time? You can make an awesome playlist to listen to all those albums you've been meaning to catch up on. If you are traveling with friends, then you can prepare some amusing anecdotes to share and bond. However, if you will be by yourself on this drive, then you will likely want an audiobook. You can impress all your coworkers and family members when you return by saying how you just got through an awesome, new book or series. These are the best audiobooks for road trips that will make the time just fly by. 

Depending on the length of your drive, you may want one really long book or several smaller books. By driving to your destination and back, you may be able to get through an entire series of books. Anyone who feels like they do not read often enough can feel a lot more learned by investing in some great audiobooks for long drives.

Which of these audiobooks for long drives will you download before your next road trip? Try Audible and get two free audiobooks - and if you pick the right audiobooks for long drives that's a lot of free hours. Vote for the long audiobooks you would recommend to your fellow bibliophiles.

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A Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Audiobooks For Long Drives
Photo: Random House Audio

Listening Length: 33 hours and 46 minutes
Narrator: Roy Dotrice

Author: George R. R. Martin

First Published: 1996

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Political strategy, Fiction, Fantasy

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The David Wolf Mystery Thrille... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Audiobooks For Long Drives
Photo: Cross Atlantic Publishing

Listening Length: 28 hours and 16 minutes
Narrator: Sean Patrick Hopkins

Author: Jeff Carson

First Published: 2017

Genres (Book): Mystery, Thriller

Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Audiobooks For Long Drives
Photo: Pottermore Publishing

Listening Length: 8 hours and 33 minutes
Narrator: Stephen Fry

Author: J. K. Rowling

First Published: 1997

Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction, Fantasy

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His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Audiobooks For Long Drives
Photo: Random House Audio

Listening Length: 10 hours and 39 minutes
Narrator: Philip Pullman

Author: Philip Pullman

First Published: 1995

Genres (Book): Fantasy

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