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In Praise of My Curves featuring Dia & Co

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been at war with my body and my appetite. I have gone on a diet or started a new fitness plan for every pound I am overweight. On days that I’m not dieting, I’m obsessing about ways to become thin or beating myself up for failing at […]

The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory ~ Audiobook Review

Saturday I received a kind message on my blog’s Facebook page asking if I would update my Philippa Gregory in Chronological Order post. It had been two years since the last update, so I decided to unwind by catching up with what Gregory has published since the fall of 2015. In my 2015 update, I […]

June Is Audiobook ~ Recent Audiobook Favorites and Giveaway

I am so happy to be today’s #loveaudiobooks host for the Audio Publishers Association’s 30 day June is Audiobook Month blog tour. I have been asked to highlight my five favorite audiobooks. As a host, I have a pair of earbuds and a code for three audiobooks (in an adorable carrying case that I am […]

#LesMisLovesCompany Check In

I hope that everyone participating in this read along enjoyed the first section as much as I did. I’ll be answering the questions in the comments, but overall I was pleasantly surprised by how easily and quickly it read.  Here are the questions I came up with for Section One Books 1 – 6. Feel […]

Les Mis Begin!

The day has arrived. I’m about to begin the 1304 page journey that is Les Misérables. I can’t remember the last time I attempted to read a book this thick. I hope I’m up for this challenge. Since Les Mis loves company, feel free to join me. I don’t plan on reading this straight through. […]

APA Announces 2017 Audiobook Blogger of the Year Contest

For the third year in a row, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced their Audiobook Blogger of the Year contest. As the first recipient in 2015, I can tell you first hand that winning this contest was the highlight of my blogging career and definitely one of the most exciting experiences of my life. […]

Announcing the 2017 Audie Finalists in the Multi-Voiced Performance Category

My favorite perk of being named the APA’s 2015 Audiobook Blogger of the Year is to help announce the Audie Finalists each year. It is such a treat! What better way to kick off Armchair Audies season, right? This year it is my great honor to present the #Audies2017 Finalists in the Multi-Voiced Performance Category. […]

Literate Housewife Turns 10!

It’s hard to believe, but today my blog turns 10 years old. What began as a way to keep myself honest about reading 52 books in on year became the best habit I’ve ever picked up. It has added friends, great reads, great reads, audiobooks, author and narrator friends, and trips to New York and […]

The Twilight Wife by A. J. Banner

The Twilight Wife by A. J. Banner Published by: Touchstone Published on: 12/27/2016 Page Count: 304 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: ARC won from the publisher on Litsy Available Formats: Hardcover and eBook Summary from the Publisher: Thirty-four-year-old marine biologist Kyra Winthrop remembers nothing about the diving accident that left her with a complex form […]

News of the World by Paulette Jiles ~ Audiobook Review

News of the World by Paulette Jiles Published by: William Morrow Published on: October 4, 2015 Page Count: 224 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook Published by: Brilliance Audio Narrator: Grover Gardner Audiobook Length: 5 hours 58 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: In the wake of the Civil […]