10 of Libro.fm’s Most Reserved Audiobooks for Fall 2021

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I love fall, and not just because I like to drink a spiced flat white while enjoying the crisp fall weather. Fall ushers in one of the best new seasons for audiobooks. From spooky thrillers to literary fiction and romance, no matter what kind of audiobooks you are interested in, there will be something for you.

But you don’t just have to take my word for it. Here are ten of the most reserved audiobook titles on Libro.fm, an audiobook company that allows listeners to support their indie bookstore with your purchases.

So get ready; here come some great audiobooks to add to your TBRs!

The titles are in order of publication.

An image of the cover of The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

The heart principle by Helen Hoang, Narrator TBA

In the third book in Helen Hoang’s Kiss Quotient series, we meet viral YouTube sensation violinist Anna Burns, whose boyfriend has just decided he wants to open up their relationship. Anna convinces herself that she wants this too and decides to have sex with as many bad boys as possible. Enter Quan Diep, the tattooed biker who looks like her kind of one-night stand.

From August 31

An image of the cover of My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

My heart is a chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones, Narrated by Cara Gee

Another fantastic horror novel by Stephen Graham Jones. My heart is a chainsaw is about a young woman with an encyclopedic knowledge of slasher movies. While others may find this strange, they start singing a different tune when people in the area are killed.

From August 31

An image of the cover of A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins

A slow fire that burns by Paula Hawkins, Narrated by Rosamund Pike

The author of the spectacularly successful novel Girl on the train is back with another thriller, A slow fire that burns. When a young man is found murdered, three women tied to his life find their lives intertwined endlessly.

From August 31

An image of the cover of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Beautiful world, where are you by Sally Rooney, Narrated by Aoife McMahon

I’m going to be honest here and admit that I had read just about everything Sally Rooney published, even if it was her weekend shopping list. But if you want to know more, Beautiful world, where are you shows four young people moving in and out of each other’s lives. Sex, desire, love – this is a story written as only Sally Rooney can.

From September 7

An image of the cover of Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead, Narrated by Dion Graham

From an author who needs no introduction, we go back to 1960s Harlem and meet Ray Carney. Ray is a con man who works just to make ends meet and provide for his family. Family story? crime novel? Maybe a little of both. But whatever it is, Colson Whitehead will make sure it’s an incredible listening experience.

From September 14th

The cover image of The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien

The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien, Narrated by Andy Serkis

If you told the 13-year-old that Andy Serkis is releasing a new audiobook edition of the… The Fellowship of the Ring, she would have been spontaneously inflamed with joy. And he doesn’t just tell The Fellowship of the Ring — he plays the whole series.

From September 16

An image of the cover of Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao

iron widow by Xiran Jay Zhao, Narrated by Rong Fu

Pitched as the Pacific meets The Handmaid’s Tale, iron widow is about Zetian, a concubine pilot who is part of a group of women chosen to be sacrificed by men to pilot giant transforming robots. But when Zetian learns how to sacrifice men instead, her whole world is turned upside down.

From September 21

An image of the cover of Please Don't Sit On My Bed in Your Outside Clothes by Phoebe Robinson

Please don’t sit on my bed in your outerwear by Phoebe Robinson, narrated by the author

Phoebe Robinson is back with another hilarious collection of essays. My favorite way to experience Phoebe Robinson is through her incredible narration, which she executes with perfect delivery and timing.

From September 28

An image of the cover of The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman, Narrator TBA

The Thursday Murder Club just solved their first murder case, but it won’t be their last. When another body appears, they find themselves in another mystery.

From September 28

An image of the cover of Cuckoo Cloud Land by Anthony Doerr

Cloud cuckoo country by Anthony Doerr, Narrator TBA

Like much of the literary world, I found myself mesmerized by the spiraling, intricate story All the light we can’t see instituted during World War II. Now Doerr is back with a new story of interconnected characters set over hundreds of years. Get ready for another great story about what it means to be human.

From September 28

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