LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

LoveReading Top 10 Audiobooks in November 2019

Browse our top ten audiobooks for November 2019, listen to samples and when you're ready head over to Audiobooks.com where you can get 2 FREE audiobooks on us

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography Audiobook

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography

Author: Elton John Narrator: Elton John, Taron Egerton Release Date: October 2019

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the smash-hit film Rocketman. The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most enduringly successful singer/songwriter of all time. Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star. By the age of twenty-three, he was performing his first gig in America, facing an astonished audience in his bright yellow dungarees, a star-spangled T-shirt and boots with wings. Elton John had arrived and the music world would never be the same again. His life has been full of drama, from the early rejection of his work with songwriting partner Bernie Taupin to spinning out of control as a chart-topping superstar; from half-heartedly trying to drown himself in his LA swimming pool to disco-dancing with the Queen; from friendships with John Lennon, Freddie Mercury and George Michael to setting up his AIDS Foundation. All the while, Elton was hiding a drug addiction that would grip him for over a decade. In Me Elton also writes powerfully about getting clean and changing his life, about finding love with David Furnish and becoming a father. In a voice that is warm, humble and open, this is Elton on his music and his relationships, his passions and his mistakes. This is a story that will stay with you, by a living legend.

Show more
Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T Audiobook

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit T

Author: Adam Kay Narrator: Adam Kay Release Date: October 2019

A surgical-stocking-filler from the author of record-breaking million copy bestseller This Is Going To Hurt Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. In this perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime. Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas is a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.

Show more
Christmas Shopaholic Audiobook

Christmas Shopaholic

Author: Sophie Kinsella Narrator: Nathalie Buscombe Release Date: October 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. Celebrate Christmas with the ultimate Shopaholic! Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) is back in a new adventure for 2019 - Christmas Shopaholic. A brilliant laugh-out-loud festive novel from the Number One bestselling author. AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW ***** EVERYBODY LOVES SOPHIE KINSELLA: ***** 'A gem of a novel' JODI PICOULT 'Funny, fast and farcical. I loved it' JOJO MOYES 'Life doesn't get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel' RED (c) 2019, Sophie Kinsella (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

Show more
The Guilty Mother Audiobook

The Guilty Mother

Author: Diane Jeffrey Narrator: Charlie Sanderson, Philip Stevens Release Date: October 2019

'Stayed up late finishing this, just had to know what happened, brilliant final twist! Gripping page-turner with great characters'Sunday Times bestselling author B A Paris She says she's innocent. DO YOU BELIEVE HER? 2013 Melissa Slade had it all: beauty, money, a successful husband and beautiful twin babies. But, in the blink of an eye, her perfect life became a nightmare - when she found herself on trial for the murder of her little girls.  PRESENT DAY Jonathan Hunt covered the original Slade Babies case for the local newspaper. Now that new evidence has come to light, Jon's boss wants him back on the story to uncover the truth. With Melissa's appeal date looming, time is running out. And, as Jon gets drawn deeper into a case he'd wanted to forget, he starts to question Melissa's guilt. Is Melissa manipulating Jon or telling him the truth? Is she a murderer, or the victim of a miscarriage of justice? And if Melissa Slade is innocent, what really happened to Ellie and Amber Slade? Don't miss THE GUILTY MOTHER, the chilling new psychological thriller from eBook bestseller Diane Jeffrey! READERS LOVE THE GUILTY MOTHER: 'A mind blowing storyline... AND THAT LAST CHAPTER TOOK MY BREATH AWAY... Everything a thriller ought to be' Shalini 'Don't miss this book' Sue 'The phrase "on the edge of your seat" was made for this book' Mark 'Keeps you on your toes' Sarah 'Absolutely thrilling! ... You really will be guessing right until the very end!' Jodie 'A crazy thriller read and keeps you going back and forth' Melanie 'Full of twists up to the very last sentence' Kim2013 Melissa Slade had it all: beauty, money, a successful husband and beautiful twin babies. But, in the blink of an eye, her perfect life became a nightmare - when she found herself on trial for the murder of her little girls.  PRESENT DAY Jonathan Hunt covered the original Slade Babies case for the local newspaper. Now that new evidence has come to light, Jon's boss wants him back on the story to uncover the truth. With Melissa's appeal date looming, time is running out. And, as Jon gets drawn deeper into a case he'd wanted to forget, he starts to question Melissa's guilt. Is Melissa manipulating Jon or telling him the truth? Is she a murderer, or the victim of a miscarriage of justice? And if Melissa Slade is innocent, what really happened to Ellie and Amber Slade? READERS LOVE THE GUILTY MOTHER: 'Gripping, thought-provoking and scarily believable... just when you think you know where the story is going, another twist comes round the corner' TM Logan, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Holiday 'A mind blowing storyline... AND THAT LAST CHAPTER TOOK MY BREATH AWAY... Everything a thriller ought to be' Shalini 'Don't miss this book' Sue 'The phrase "on the edge of your seat" was made for this book' Mark 'Keeps you on your toes' Sarah 'Absolutely thrilling! ... You really will be guessing right until the very end!' Jodie 'A crazy thriller read and keeps you going back and forth' Melanie 'Full of twists up to the very last sentence' Kim

Show more
Girl, Woman, Other Audiobook

Girl, Woman, Other

Author: Bernardine Evaristo Narrator: Anna-Maria Nabirye Release Date: May 2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, read by Anna-Maria Nabirye. Teeming with life and crackling with energy, told through many distinctive voices, this novel follows the lives of twelve very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years. Joyfully polyphonic and sparklingly contemporary, Girl, Woman, Other is a gloriously new kind of history, a novel of our times: celebratory, ever-dynamic and utterly irresistible.

Show more
Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You Audiobook

Postscript: The sequel to PS, I Love You

Author: Cecelia Ahern Narrator: Amy Huberman Release Date: September 2019

Pre-order the long-awaited sequel to the bestselling PS, I Love You now! It's been seven years since Holly Kennedy's husband died - six since she read his final letter, urging Holly to find the courage to forge a new life.   She's proud of all the ways in which she has grown and evolved. But when a group inspired by Gerry's letters, calling themselves the PS, I Love You Club, approaches Holly asking for help, she finds herself drawn back into a world that she worked so hard to leave behind.   Reluctantly, Holly begins a relationship with the club, even as their friendship threatens to destroy the peace she believes she has achieved. As each of these people calls upon Holly to help them leave something meaningful behind for their loved ones, Holly will embark on a remarkable journey - one that will challenge her to ask whether embracing the future means betraying the past, and what it means to love someone forever...

Show more
Indulge Audiobook

Indulge

Author: Dani René Narrator: Elizabeth Hart, Troy Duran Release Date: June 2019

I'm a glutton. I indulge in women because I can. Carrick knows love is merely a shattered memory. Until Peyton stumbles into his arms and he steals a kiss. One taste isn't enough. One touch would never satiate him. And he does what he's become accustomed to, he indulges in her. A man hell bent on not falling in love, he pushes. But Peyton's not giving up. Can they have forever while Carrick is haunted by a ghost from his past? Contains mature themes.

Show more
Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed Audiobook

Shut Up and Listen!: Hard Business Truths that Will Help You Succeed

Author: Tilman Fertitta Narrator: Gabe Wicks, Tilman Fertitta Release Date: September 2019

For entrepreneurs ready to reach the next level of success, small business owner turned multibillionaire Tilman Fertitta shares the commonsense principles that have rocketed his worldwide hospitality empire to the top. For aspiring entrepreneurs or people in business, this audiobook will help you take your company to the next level. When you finish listening, you'll know what you're doing right and what you're doing wrong to operate your business, and if you're just getting started, it will help set you up for success. Tilman Fertitta, also known as the Billion Dollar Buyer, started his hospitality empire thirty years ago with just one restaurant. So he knows the challenges that business owners face, as well as the common pitfalls that cause them to go under. Over the years he's stayed true to the principles that helped him scale his business to what is believed to be the largest single-shareholder company in America, with over $4 billion in revenue, including hundreds of restaurants (Landry's Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Morton's Steakhouse, Mastro's, The Chart House, Rainforest Café, and over forty more restaurant concepts) and five Golden Nugget Casinos. He's also sole owner of the NBA's Houston Rockets. In Shut Up and Listen!, he shares the key insights that made it all possible. When entrepreneurs appear on Billion Dollar Buyer, the biggest obstacles they often face are ones they don't suspect: not knowing your numbers, not knowing your strengths and weaknesses, or not being willing to go that extra mile with your customers. Fertitta has seen it all. He knows that what you aren't paying attention to can either sink your business or become the very things that launch you to the top. As Fertitta says: "You might think you know what you're doing, but I'm going to show you what you don't know." Fertitta shares straight-talk "Tilmanisms" around six key action items that any entrepreneur can adopt today: Be the BullNo Spare CustomersChange, Change, ChangeKnow Your NumbersFollow the 95/5 RuleTake No Out of Your Vocabulary A groundbreaking, no-holds-barred audiobook, Shut Up and Listen! offers practical, hard-earned wisdom from one of the most successful business owners in the world.

Show more
The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone Audiobook

The Family Upstairs: The Number One bestseller from the author of Then She Was Gone

Author: Lisa Jewell Narrator: Bea Holland, Dominic Thorburn, Tamaryn Payne Release Date: August 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THEN SHE WAS GONE In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They've been dead for several days. Who has been looking after the baby? And where did they go? Two entangled families. A house with the darkest of secrets. A compulsive new thriller from Lisa Jewell. 'A twisty and engrossing story of betrayal and redemption.' IAN RANKIN 'Rich, dark and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunnit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect.' RUTH WARE 'You don't read a Lisa Jewell book, you fall into it. It takes huge talent to establish a whole world in the turn of two pages.' ERIN KELLY 'I had an unrelentingly pleasurable and thrilling for-God's-sake-tell-me-what-happened sensation in my stomach for the entire read ... Stupendous!' RUTH JONES

Show more
The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future Audiobook

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

Author: David Wallace-Wells Narrator: David Wallace-Wells Release Date: February 2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Uninhabitable Earth written and read by David Wallace-Wells. It is worse, much worse, than you think. The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today. Over the past decades, the term 'Anthropocene' has climbed into the popular imagination - a name given to the geologic era we live in now, one defined by human intervention in the life of the planet. But however sanguine you might be about the proposition that we have ravaged the natural world, which we surely have, it is another thing entirely to consider the possibility that we have only provoked it, engineering first in ignorance and then in denial a climate system that will now go to war with us for many centuries, perhaps until it destroys us. In the meantime, it will remake us, transforming every aspect of the way we live-the planet no longer nurturing a dream of abundance, but a living nightmare.

Show more