Top Ten Bestselling Audiobooks of 2017

The top 10 audiobook bestseller list for 2017 is based on sales through independent bookstore locations in 2017. That means that YOU—as a supporter of your local independent bookstore—contributed to the selections on this list. Thank you for shopping small and local!

This list represents a range of preferences for everything from deeply moving memoirs, to culturally relevant fiction, to fascinating historical fiction. Is there an audiobook (or two, or three) on this list that you want? Enter our Instagram giveaway! When you tag a friend, you both could win one audiobook of your choice from the top ten bestselling audiobooks of 2017!

Let’s take a look at the countdown of 2017’s bestselling audiobooks:


The #10 bestselling audiobook of 2017, Commonwealth is the enthralling story of how a chance romantic encounter sets in motion the dissolution of two marriages and the joining of two families. Read more…


The #9 bestselling audiobook of 2017 across independent bookstores, is a searing memoir by Sherman Alexie. You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me explores the powerful themes of family, love, loss, and forgiveness. Read more…


The #8 bestselling audiobook of 2017, The Hate U Give, is the story of Starr Carter, whose world is upended when she witnesses the shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Read more...


Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, the #7 best-selling audiobook of 2017, is a powerful tale of one woman’s ferocious will to escape the horrors of slavery. Read more…


The #6 bestselling audiobook of 2017, Theft by Finding, is made up of Sedaris’ private writings and written with a sharp eye and ear for the bizarre, the beautiful, and the uncomfortable. Read more…


In Norse Mythology, the #5 bestselling audiobook of 2017, Neil Gaiman brings to life the gods of ancient Nordic legend through his deft and witty prose. Read more…


In the #4 Bestselling Audiobook of 2017, What Happened, Clinton tells the story of the 2016 election and reveals what it was like to be the first woman nominated for president by a major party. Read more…


The #3 Bestselling Audiobook of 2017 is Hillbilly Elegy. Written by former marine and Yale Law School graduate J. D. Vance, this audiobook is the deeply moving story of how upward mobility actually feels. Read more…


The #2 Bestselling Audiobook of 2017, A Gentleman in Moscow is the story of a count who is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold. Read more…


The #1 Bestselling audiobook across all our partner stores comes as no surprise. With a 166-person cast, Lincoln in the Bardo on audiobook brings this unforgettable story to life. Read more…


 

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Madi Mullen

Madi Mullen is the Social Media Manager at Libro.fm She enjoys reading and listening to books, writing, and playing beach volleyball. As a PNW native, she loves every season and gets outside as much as possible to enjoy it with her family and friends.

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