Get Crafty! 6 Audiobooks for Millennial Makers

Whether you’re sewing, knitting, beading, etching, hand lettering, or stamping, you need your eyes on your craft project and not on a screen. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be entertained while you work. Keep your ears engaged by pressing play on an audiobook. You’ll gain insight and life lessons from honest and inspiring memoirs and find yourself immersed in new worlds with exquisite fiction.

That lengthy all-day craft project will become a breeze as you listen to some of these fabulously-narrated stories!

More Than Enough

In this part-manifesto, part-memoir, the revolutionary editor who infused social consciousness into the pages of Teen Vogue explores lessons on race, identity, and success through her own journey.

“Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever-unfolding journey. In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self-doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets of ourselves, we are more than enough.”—Yara Shahidi

Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory

From the creator of the beloved and universally acclaimed television series BoJack Horseman comes a fabulously off-beat collection of short stories about love—the best and worst thing in the universe.

This collection is read by a full cast: Baron Vaughn, James Urbaniak, Kimiko Glenn, Colman Domingo, Natalie Morales, Raúl Esparza, Stephanie Beatriz, Nicholas Gonzalez, Will Brill, Emma Galvin, and the author.

“This book is EXTREMELY MY SH*T. It’s a deeply weird and hilarious work of genius. I really f**king love it.”—Samantha Irby, author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life

How Could She

A savagely funny novel about three old friends as they navigate careers, husbands, an ex-fiancé, new suitors, and, most importantly, their relationships with one another.

“With the big-hearted psychological acuity of Meg Wolitzer and the keen social scrutiny of Edith Wharton, Mechling probes what’s thorny and brutal about female friendships while also affirming just how ferociously important they are.”—Esquire

Life Will Be the Death of Me

Laugh and cry alongside Chelsea Handler as she narrates her latest memoir about her family, working on herself in therapy, trying to make a difference in the world, and, of course, her beloved dogs.

“This will be one of your favorite books of all time. Through her intensely vulnerable, honest, and hilarious reflections Chelsea shows us more than just her insides. She shows us ourselves.”—Amy Schumer

Orange World and Other Stories
Author: Karen Russell
Read By: Various

Karen Russell’s comedic genius and mesmerizing talent for creating outlandish predicaments that uncannily mirror our inner in lives is on full display in these eight exuberant, arrestingly vivid, unforgettable stories that are read by a full cast of talented audiobook narrators.

Orange World is a thing of beauty, a stunning collection from one of the most brilliant literary minds of her generation.”—NPR

Angels in America

In this original production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National Theatre revival. With narration by Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco, and a musical score by Adrian Sutton, this listening experience will transport you to the theater without ever leaving your home.

“Intimate, surreal, and devastatingly honest. Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield lead a superb Broadway cast…”—AudioFile

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