Best Audiobooks of 2015 Blog Hop

Once again The Book Nympho, The Geeky Blogger’s Book Blog, and Hot Listens are hosting a blog hop for audiobook lovers to share their favorite listens of the past year. I am very happy to be participating in this big week full of audiobook celebration. We’ll each be sharing our five favorite listens of the year. So […]

Thank You!

Last Saturday marked my 8th anniversary as a book blogger. I missed this date last year and I had every intention of celebrating this year. As this post illustrates, I missed the date yet again. Thank goodness Literate Housewife is a forgiving thing or I’d be in the dog house. This blog has brought wonderful […]

Monday Mini ~ Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little (Audiobook Review)

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. I love a good suspenseful audiobook. When I received the 3rd Quarter […]

It Happened in Boston? by Russell H. Greenan ~ Audiobook Review

It Happened in Boston? by Russell H. Greenan Published by: Random House Published: 1968 Page Count: 304 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Robert Fass Audiobook Length: 10 hours 59 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from […]

Book Lover’s Page-A-Day Calendar Experiment

In the very first Quarterly box from Book Riot I received my very first Book Lover’s Page-A-Day Calendar for 2014. I was excited to bring it to work to have something bookish in my space every day. I was excited for the new year to begin. The book for the very first day was Catherine the Great: […]

Weaveworld by Clive Barker ~ Audiobook Review

Weaveworld by Clive Barker Published by: Poseidon Press Published: 1987 Page Count: 672 Genre: Fantasy My Reading Format: Audiobook downloaded from Audible.com with a credit provided by the publisher for review consideration. Audiobook Published by: Crossroad Press Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 21 hours 12 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from […]

Thoughts on The Prisoner of Azkaban

We are almost officially halfway through Shelia’s Harry Potter Readalong. I finished up The Prisoner of Azkaban just before the holidays. I loved it. Thanks again so much for prompting me to read this series, Shelia! From here one out this post will be full of spoilers. In case I’m not the last person on earth […]

Stuck on an Escalator

[I’m so stuck on this escalator that I started writing this post in early December.] 2014 has been a transformational year for me. You wouldn’t necessarily notice this on the outside. I regret to report that I’ve gained back most of the weight I lost late last year and earlier this spring. Despite taking a […]

The Best Novels of 2014

Another year has come and gone. This year it left so many wonderful books in it’s wake. I’ve selected 10 books released in 2014 that made me a very happy reader. As I prepared this list it highlighted to me just how hard a time I’ve had this year reviewing. 60% of my list is […]

Interview with Narrator Robert Fass with Giveaway

It’s no secret that I love audiobook narrators. I love what they do to me when they channel just the right book. I also love their passion for what they do. Robert Fass, a narrator I had the good fortune to meet in person a couple of years ago in New York, is no exception. […]