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Some Favourite Audiobook Narrators

April 25: Favorite Audiobook Narrators (or, if you don’t listen to audiobooks, name people—celebrities or otherwise—who might make you reconsider.)


Linking up with That Artsy Reader Girl.

I love a good audiobook and always have one on the go. The narrator makes all the difference to a book. I have also noticed that a narrator that might leave me happy, annoys another. However here are some I love. Just ten, but there are others I love too.

Rosalyn Landor. Usually narrates historical romance and I enjoy her books. that she has narrated for Mary Balogh and Courtney Milan

Karen White.  Narrates a wide range of genre and I have just finished listening to her narrate a book by Jill Shalvis.  She has also narrated some of Emilie Richards and Diane Chamberlains books and many others.

Joshilyn Jackson  An author and also a narrator and she is very good at both. She narrates her own books, but sometimes does so for other authors as well.

Julia Whelan Is an author but she has tried her hand at writing too and did a great job of it. She narrates a wide range of genre. I am about to start listening to My Oxford Year, written by herself and then narrated as well.

Eilidh Beaton Narrates a wide range too. I’ve only listened to her narrate a couple of Jenny Colgan books but loved her doing so.

Juliet Stevenson. A British narrator who does really well with Jane Austen books and I have enjoyed a couple with her narrating books by Natalie Jenner.

Justine Eyre  Mostly does historical romance and I’ve enjoyed listening to her reading Josi S. Kilpatrick, Sarah MacLean and Nalini Singh

Susan Eriksen Anybody who listens to the In Death series will know this narrator. To me she is the voice of those characters. When I read a book in the series I hear her voices in my head.

January LaVoy. I really enjoy her narrating quite a few of the Nora Roberts books that I have listened to over the years.

Davina Porter. Such a great narrator. Her narration of the Diana Gabaldon books is superb.  I also listened to her narrate an Eva Ibbotson book and loved her doing that one too.

I am looking forward to noting some other great narrators as I visit around various posts.

22 thoughts on “Some Favourite Audiobook Narrators”

  1. Hi Kathryn! Thanks for sharing this information. I tried an audio book just once and the reader’s voice was terrible. That turned me off of them for life, but I think I need to let that experience go and try again. {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. I love January LaVoy, I listened to her narrate all the Diviners series books by Libba Bray and she really made those books for me, I enjoyed the stories, but her performance really enhanced them. I listened to Juliet Stevenson narrate Bloomsbury Girls earlier this year and I liked her, though I’m not sure she’d make a list of my favourite narrators.
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  3. I love January LaVoy, Rosalyn Landor, and Karen White. I’m not sure if I’ve listened to others but I usually love the Jenny Colgan books and I wonder if Beaton is the narrator. If not I will have to make an effort to listen to her narrations!

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  4. We have couple in common. I chose Eilidh Beaton and Juliet Stevenson too. I’m currently listening to Mrs Harris Goes to Paris and chose it partly because Juliet Stevenson is narrating!

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