December 16, 2008

150 Best New Audio Book Releases from 2008

At LearnOutLoud.com we’ve assembled a list of the 150 best new and most popular audio book releases from 2008. You can view all of our audio book new releases here:


To make it easy, we’ve divided this list of 150 new releases into categories:

Arts & Entertainment:
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: Complete Radio Series Box Set by Douglas Adams
Why We Suck by Denis Leary
American Prince by Tony Curtis
The Best of Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! by Peter Sagal & Others
Liberty by Garrison Keillor
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
Music: An Appreciation by Roger Kamien
Horton Hears a Who and Other Sounds of Dr. Seuss by Dr. Seuss
The History of Opera by Richard Fawkes

Call Me Ted by Ted Turner
John Lennon: The Life by Philip Norman
Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson
Billy Graham: His Life and Influence by David Aikman
Led by Faith by Immaculee Ilibagiza
Promises to Keep by Joe Biden
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor
Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews
An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love by Richard Carlson
A Wolf at the Table by Augusten Burroughs
Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters
A Remarkable Mother by Jimmy Carter
The Sum of Our Days by Isabel Allende
Life Beyond Measure by Sidney Poitier
The Color of Water by James McBride
It’s Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Leader in Me by Stephen R. Covey
50 Prosperity Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon
Credit Repair Kit for Dummies by Steve Bucci
The Missing Secret by Joe Vitale
Saving the World at Work by Tim Sanders
Money, and the Law of Attraction by Jerry & Esther Hicks
The Buffettology Collection by Mary Buffett
Go Green, Live Rich by David Bach
Leadership Gold by John C. Maxwell
The Wealth of Nations (Abridged) by Adam Smith
The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs
Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
The New Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles
Good to Great by Jim Collins
Think & Grow Rich: The 21st Century Edition by Napoleon Hill

The Mental Floss History of the World by Eric Sass
A Short History of the United States by Robert V. Remini
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by H.W. Brands
A History of the Olympics by John Goodbody
The War Within by Bob Woodward
America’s Hidden History by Kenneth C. Davis
Ladies of Liberty by Cokie Roberts
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Christmas Sweater by Glenn Beck
Marley by John Grogan
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
A Mercy by Toni Morrison
A Christmas Carol (Dramatized) by Charles Dickens
How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor
On the Road: The Original Scroll by Jack Kerouac
Brideshead Revisted by Evelyn Waugh
Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller
Steppenwolf by Herman Hesse
Othello by William Shakespeare
Native Son by by Richard Wright
Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut
Pilgrims by Elizabeth Gilbert
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Homer’s the Iliad and the Odyssey: A Biography by Alberto Manguel
The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway
The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht
Great Poets: W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats
Song Yet Sung by James McBride
Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone
Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey

Mike’s Election Guide by Michael Moore
The Way of the World by Ron Suskind
Makers and Takers by Peter Schweizer
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
The Essential Barack Obama: The Grammy Award-Winning Recordings by Barack Obama
Memo to the President Elect by Madeleine Albright
The Great Awakening by Jim Wallis
Out of Mao’s Shadow by Philip P. Pan
Fleeced by Dick Morris
Rights of Man by Thomas Paine

Religion & Spirituality:
The Word of Promise: Next Generation – New Testament features the voices of such world-class young actors as Annasophia Robb, Marshall Allman, Emily Osment, Cody Linley, Sean Astin, Jordin Sparks, and Corbin Bleu
Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment by Deepak Chopra
The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren
Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron
Everything You Know about God Is Wrong, Volume 1
Jesus Wants to Save Christians by Rob Bell
Love Your Life by Victoria Osteen
Wake Up: A Life of the Buddha by Jack Kerouac
Fresh Air: Faith, Reason and Doubt by Terry Gross
Conflict Free Living by Joyce Meyer
The Love Languages of God by Gary Chapman
Buddha’s Teachings by Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai
I Don’t Believe in Atheists by Chris Hedges
The Faith by Charles Colson
Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch
NKJV: Word of Promise – New Testament
New Birth or Rebirth by Ravi Zacharias
Finding Our Way Again by Brian McLaren

Self Development:
The Stephen R. Covey 20th Anniversary Collection
ChiRunning by Danny Dreyer
Magnificent Mind at Any Age by Daniel G. Amen
100 Ways to Simplify Your Life by Joyce Meyer
Spiritual Liberation by Michael Beckwith
You: Being Beautiful by by Mehmet C. Oz & Michael F. Roizen
Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges
Leveraging the Universe and Engaging the Magic by Mike Dooley
You: Staying Young by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet C. Oz
Making Love Last by David Richo
Law of Attraction Directly from Source: Leading Edge Thought, Leading Edge Music by Jerry & Esther Hicks and Scott Raposa
The 7 Habits of Happy Kids by Sean Covey
Conquering Procrastination: How to Stop Stalling & Start Achieving! by Neil Fiore
Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection by John T. Cacioppo
The End of Food by Paul Roberts
The Teachings of Abraham by Esther & Jerry Hicks
You Breathing Easy by Michael F. Roizen
Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges
Leveraging the Universe and Engaging the Magic by Mike Dooley
You: Staying Young by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet C. Oz
The Age of Miracles by Marianne Williamson
Getting Things Done (Unabridged) by David Allen
Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude by Napoleon Hill
The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield
Life Visioning by Michael Beckwith
Relieve Anxiety with Medical Hypnosis by Steven Gurgevich
From Fear to Fearlessness by Pema Chodron
Advanced Chakra Wisdom by Cyndi Dale
The Power of Presence by Peter M. Senge
The End of Your World by Adyashanti
Psychosomatic Wellness by Candace Pert
Yoga Wave by Shiva Rea
Living Everyday Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck
The Personal Mastery Program by Srikumar Rao

Other Notable Releases:
The Intellectual Devotional: Modern Culture by David S. Kidder
A Member of the Family: Cesar Millan’s Guide to a Lifetime of Fulfillment with Your Dog
Green Living for Dummies by Yvonne Jeffery
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
This I Believe II by Jay Allison
Man’s Search for Ultimate Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
Advanced Spanish
Don’t Know Much about Anything by Kenneth C. Davis
Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough
Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up by John Allen Paulos
Everything You Pretend to Know and Are Afraid Someone Will Ask by Lynette Padwa
Simplexity by Jeffrey Kluger