Five audiobooks to Help You Pass the Time When Driving to Your Next Assignment

Cross Country Allied
January 23, 2017 12:29 PM (GMT-04:00)
Traveler Tips
Are you looking for ways to pass the time while driving to your next assignment?
Think audiobooks.
They’re a great alternative to continuously changing the radio station in search of the right song. Audiobooks give you the freedom to listen to something that really interests you and will help you stay alert. Don’t know where to start? Get ideas from five popular and engaging books you can listen to while traveling.

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

As you drive to your next assignment and listen to this audiobook, you’ll hear New York Times best-selling author Fredrick Backman’s captivating story of Britt-Marie. She is a middle-aged woman who leaves her cheating husband after 40 years of marriage. Follow Britt-Marie as she bravely learns to live on her own, hesitantly becomes an anchor in her small community, and stumbles upon romance.

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Effia and Esi are half-sisters, born in 18th-century Ghana, but in different villages. One sister is sent to marry an Englishman, while the other is sold into slavery and sent to the Americas. Get caught up in the lives of characters as the sisters’ stories evolve, and discover the broken threads that prevent them from ever meeting.

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

The year is 1922. Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in the hotel Metropol for writing a poem that is considered seditious. The hotel is just across the street from the Kremlin. While driving to your travel assignment, experience life under house arrest with Count Rostov and get to know the story’s characters as they are seen from the window of his hotel room and in the hotel hallway.

Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body by Michael Matthews

You’re on the road with travel assignments so much that staying fit can be a challenge. Michael Matthews’s how-to audiobook explains how to make food choices that will help burn fat and how to build muscle using your own body weight when you can’t get to a gym. Matthews has also published a similar book for men—Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body.

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey has authored five New York Times best-selling books. In Total Money Makeover, he offers a step-by-step guide to help you make good financial decisions, get out of debt, and become financially healthy.

Travel Assignments that Let You Enjoy Audiobooks

Many traveling health-care professionals listen to audiobooks while driving to their next assignment. It’s something most of them wouldn’t otherwise have time to enjoy. If you are interested in traveling assignments, we’ll provide you with opportunities that match your skills and interests. Get started. Apply now or contact a Cross Country Allied professional today.

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