Books On Audio

Listen to a story while you write your own.

Why spend your road trip fiddling with the radio dial? With Cracker Barrel’s over 200 titles, you can spend those miles listening to your favorites books, including many New York Times best sellers.

If you've got an ear that's hungry for literature, we hope you'll explore our Books-On-Audio program to keep you entertained on the road.

  • Buy a Books-On-Audio CD at any Cracker Barrel location.
  • When you’re done, simply return it on your next Cracker Barrel visit. We’ll refund the purchase price, minus $3.49 for each week you’ve had it.
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  • Lisa Gardner: Catch Me

    Catch Me

    Detective D.D. Warren is hard to surprise. But a lone woman outside D.D.'s latest crime scene shocks her with a remarkable proposition: Charlene Rosalind Carter Grant believes she will be murdered in four days. And she wants Boston's top detective to handle the death investigation. It will be up close and personal. No evidence of forced entry, no sign of struggle.

    Author: David Baldacci

    Reader: Kirsten Potter

    Now Available

  • James Patterson: Private Games

    Private Games

    Private, the world's most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The opening ceremony is hours away when Private investigator and single father of twins, Peter Knight, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder. A high-ranking member of the games' organizing committee has been killed. It's clear to Peter that this wasn't a crime of passion, but one of precise calculation and execution.

    Author: James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

    Reader: Paul Panting

    Available: February 13

  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

    Steve Jobs

    Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

    Author: Walter Isaacson

    Reader: Dylan Baker

    Available: February 21

  • The Thief by Clive Cussler

    The Thief

    On the ocean liner Mauretania, two European scientists with a dramatic new invention are barely rescued from abduction by the Van Dorn Detective Agency's intrepid chief investigator, Isaac Bell. Unfortunately, they are not so lucky the second time. The thugs attack again-and this time one of the scientists dies. What are they holding that is so precious? Only something that will revolutionize business and popular culture-and perhaps something more.

    Author: Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

    Available: March 6