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Two Excellent January Releases

In a burst of reading energy at the end on the year, I was able to read two wonderful January releases: The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian and The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin. I read The Guest Room in audio and The Swans of Fifth Avenue in print. That I read them […]

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm ~ Audiobook Review

The Killing Kind by Chris Holm Published by: Mulholland Books Published on: September 15, 2015 Page Count: 320 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy provided to me for consideration by Hachette Audio Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Will Collyer Audiobook Length: 8 hours 24 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary […]

Literate Housewife Is…

As of January 17th, Literate Housewife is officially 9 years old! There’s no doubt that my years as a blogger have been an adventure. I’ve met many wonderful new friends, readers, authors, audiobook narrators, and industry people both through online communication and in person. Because of this, I discovered a much broader bookish world and […]

First Read of 2016

Happy New Year! While it’s hard to believe that 2015 is history, I’m excited to participate today in one of my new favorite reading traditions, Sheila from Book Journey’s First Book of the Year event. There are so many people participating this year. It’s amazing to check out Sheila’s post and take a look her […]

Recent Reads, Both Great and Good ~ Part 2

Yesterday I posted about four books/audiobooks I have enjoyed over the past three months. Today I’m finishing up the list. Here are four more good or great recent reads: The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johanson The publicist running the Harper Perennial (@HarperPerennial) twitter account sent me a paperback review copy of this book. […]

Recent Reads, Both Great and Good ~ Part 1

I have not been very faithful of late, dear reader. Since September 1st, I joined a boot camp program at my local gym. I can’t begin to express how much this has changed and improved my life. Since then I’ve lost over 30 pounds and have participated in my first 5k. What a way to […]

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford ~ Audiobook Review

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford Published by: St. Martin’s Press Published on: August 18, 2015 Page Count: 384 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: Katherine Kellgren Audiobook Length: 12 hours 45 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the […]

Thankfully Reading Challenge – Planning Your Read

Good morning! On this Saturday after Thanksgiving, I’m hosting a Thankfully Reading Challenge today. I hope your holiday weekend has been a bookish success thus far. I haven’t read as much as I’d thought, but I have enjoyed reading in the same room as my dad. It’s not often that I’m able to do that. […]

Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew ~ Audiobook Review

Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew Published by: Little, Brown and Company Published on: April 14, 2015 Page Count: 320 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy sent to me by the publisher for consideration Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Kate Mulgrew Audiobook Length: 10 hours 46 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and […]

Monday Mini ~ Sisters of Treason by Elizabeth Freemantle

Getting back into the swing of things each week is hard. So is finding the quiet time to write a review over the weekend. In order to ease out of the weekend, I’ve decided to begin my blogging week with a mini review. Back in 2013, I was so starved for Tudor related fiction that […]