10 World Of Warcraft Audiobooks, To Get Your Read On With Your Game On

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Rah Froemming-Carter

Staff Writer

Rah Froemming-Carter is a British introvert with perhaps too much time on their hands. This time gets filled attempting to devour as many books as possible in a constant struggle to read more than they buy. In between reading these assorted tomes and comic books they might be found blogging, writing first drafts of fantasy novels, or knitting oversized scarves. A firm believer in filling life with things they can get excited about, Rah directs this passion towards a plethora of topics including feminism, philosophy, queer representation, Victorian culture, and Harry Potter. One day they plan to finish writing that novel, and to take up beekeeping. Blog: Schrodinger's Triceratops Twitter: triceratops23

World of Warcraft is a vast and immersive world that has exploded beyond online gaming into tabletop games, comics, movies, novels and more. If you love World of Warcraft, you’ll want to explore more of its universe. And as they won’t take time away from gaming, World of Warcraft audiobooks can be an excellent solution. Ten of the twenty-five World of Warcraft novels are available as audiobooks.

Note: Blizzard, the creators of World of Warcraft, have begun to push for more diversity in their games. But the diversity of their game Overwatch upset some straight white male fans. So it’s clear the gaming world still has some distance to travel here. And it is worth acknowledging that all these books are written by white people.

There is much debate online about the best reading order for the World of Warcraft audiobooks and novels. We’ve ordered by date of publication, with information about each one.

Stormrage by Richard A. Knaak

When Azeroth was a young world the god-like Titans brought order and design. The design was called the Emerald Dream. An area within the Emerald Dream has become corrupted, causing the Emerald Nightmare. Now all who come into contact with the Nightmare are corrupted in turn.

Wolfheart by Richard A. Knaak

A conflict known as the Cataclysm has engulfed all Azeroth. In its aftermath, turmoil reigns between the Horde and the Alliance. War machines grow and seek to overthrow political and elven forces.

Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War by Christie Golden

A peacekeeper strives to mend relationships between the Horde and the Alliance. But the trauma of battle could lead the peacekeeper to call for war.

Vol’jin: Shadows of the Horde by Michael Stackpole

The mortally wounded Deathspear leader travels to a remote monastery to recover. There he becomes caught up in a Troll invasion whilst visions of his race’s history overwhelm him.

Dawn of the Aspects by Richard A. Knaak

The Dragon Aspects have lost their immortality having defeated Deathwing. They must find new purpose by looking far back into their own deep past.

War Crimes by Christie Golden

Faction leaders have placed the Warchief of the Horde on trial. This World of Warcraft audiobook follows his trial and the events leading up to it.

World of Warcraft: Illidan by William King

A battle against the Burning Legion led to the imprisonment of the Night Elf Sorcerer. Ten thousand years later the Legion has returned and he is the only one with a chance of stopping it.

Traveller by Greg Weisman

This is the first in the World of Warcraft middle grade novel series. A young cast of characters journey across the sea battling terrible & majestic creatures.


Warcraft: Durotan by Christie Golden

A prequel to the Warcraft movie set before the invasion of Azeroth. A struggling clan must choose between tradition or survival.

Warcraft: The Official Movie Novelisation by Christie Golden

Azeroth faces invasion by Orcs fleeing their own dying world. Two heroes decide the fate of destruction or extinction.
What are your favorite World of Warcraft audiobooks? Want even more gaming with your reading? Check out our post on the best literary moments in World of Warcraft