Armchair Audies Recap ~ 4/24/2012

There has been a lot of activity surrounding the Armchair Audies since the first of the month. When we first started this adventure, it felt like The Audies were far off in the distance. At this point, I think we are all very much aware of just how close they are. The awards are just under 6 weeks away. As you can see below, we’ve published 20 reviews since April 2nd. We are making great progress!

I think I’ve always known that this was a pretty grand undertaking, compiling all of these reviews and seeing them listed here in this post has brought it home to me. The Audies are really going to be special this year.

For those participants who have yet to post a review, no need to panic. Just listen and review when you can. If there is anything you need from me, please feel free to ask. I’ll help in any way that I can.

Here are the latest reviews for the Armchair Audies 2012!

Audiobook of the Year

Reading Through Life reviewed Go the F-ck to Sleep.

Audio Drama

dog eared copy reviewed I, Claudius and The Graduate.

Create Your Own Category

dog earedd copy reviewed Out of My Head (Unknown) and The New Adventures of Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer, Vol 3; Encore for Murder.


The Guilded Earlobe reviewed The Cold Commands, The Daughter of Smoke and Bone, and Hard Magic.

Book Addict Katie reviewed Rumo and His Miraculous Adventures.


The Sleepless Reader reviewed In the Garden of Beasts.


Reading Through Life reviewed Go the F-ck to Sleep.

Literary Fiction

Literate Housewife reviewed State of Wonder/

Narration by Author or Authors

Reading Through Life reviewed Seriously, I’m Kidding.

Overreader reviewed Drama: An Actor’s Education.

Science Fiction

The Guilded Earlobe reviewed Solaris and The Automatic Detective.


Overreader reviewed The Wake of Lorelie Lee and Chime.


Alaskan Bookie reviewed Out of My Head (Unknown) and The Bone House.


  • At 2012.04.26 06:53, Serena said:

    Sounds like great progress is being made, and so many great books on the list.

    Read more from Serena

    Said Not Said by Fred Marchant

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    • At 2012.04.26 07:56, Sheila (Book Journey) said:

      So many wonderful audio books!

      Read more from Sheila (Book Journey)

      Turtles All The Way Down by John Green w/ Bookies Book Club Review

      Ahhh John Green… you are one of those authors that can do no wrong.  When I hear you have a book coming out my spidey senses tingle and I eagerly await the release date to see what brilliance y[…]

      • At 2012.04.27 08:54, Mari @Bookworm with a View said:

        I have been living under a rock, covered with dirt for months…. how have I not heard about the audies?!!

        Audio is how I get most of my reading done – love it.

        I adored Emily and Einstein, wasn’t it a refreshing listen (a delightful story).

        (Required, will not be published)

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