I choose to experience a story as an audiobook for a few different reasons.
- It’s a book that everyone in the universe has already read, or told me to read, or that I’ve meant to read for months but can’t get from the library because it is just that popular. This was the case with The Hunger Games. After experiencing the shocked looks on fellow readers’ faces enough times when I admitted I had not yet read the book, I realized that I had to fix the situation. But how to squeeze it into my mile-long line up of to-be-read books? I snagged the audiobook off my library’s shelf, and was immediately hooked. This leads me to reason #2: