Celebrity-Narrated Audiobooks

Enjoy your next great read alongside some of your favourite celebrities. From the soothing voice of James Earl Jones, to the expressive tones of Kate Winslet, hear these stories brought to life by talented actors.

This list includes titles from both our Books on CD and e-audiobook collections.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal reads Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar. Gyllenhaal seems like an excellent choice to narrate Plath's dark, semi-autobiographical novel. Available on audiobook CD.

This Young Adult classic was a Printz Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award winner. Read by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this is one you won't want to miss. Available on CD and as a downloadable audiobook.

Harper Lee's sequel to the classic, "To Kill a Mockingbird," was at the centre of much discussion when it was published in 2015. Listen to the audiobook narrated by Reese Witherspoon. Available on CD and as a downloadable audiobook.

Stephen Fry reads Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS' The Great American Read. Fry also did voice work for the 2005 film, which makes him the perfect narrator for this audiobook. Available on CD and as a downloadable audiobook.

James Earl Jones reading the entire New Testament of the King James Version of the Holy Bible. Jones is known for being the voice of Darth Vader in "Star Wars" and Mufasa in Disney's "The Lion King." Available on audiobook CD.

Enjoy this classic Hercule Poirot mystery from Agatha Christie. Narrated by Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey). Available as a CD and a downloadable audiobook.

Ernest Cline's book was famously made into a film directed by Steven Spielburg. The audiobook is read by Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation). Available on CD and as a downloadable audiobook.

Going on a family road trip this summer? Enjoy Roald Dahl's, "Matilda," narrated by Kate Winslet. Available as a CD and a downloadable audiobook.

After starring in the Academy Award Best Picture nominated film, Call Me by Your Name, Armie Hammer also narrated the audiobook for the novel by André Anciman. Available as a downloadable audiobook.

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