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What It’s All About

Sometimes all of the stresses of life seem to come at you from all angles. There are days when you have to run from emails, to working lunches, to oldest kid’s school, to the orthodontist, to the youngest kid’s school, and finally home to finish up the work day (purely hypothetical, right?). They leave you […]

It’s Armchair Audies Season!

The 2015 Audie Awards were announced last week. Since then, I have been busy pouring over the nominees by category and have gotten the Armchair Audies blog up to date and ready for the new season. I also created a Pinterest Board to make it easier to keep track of our progress leading up to […]

The Art of English Murder by Lucy Worsley ~ Mini Audiobook Review

The Art of English Murder by Lucy Worsley Published by: Pegasus Published on: October 15, 2015 Page Count: 336 Genre: Non-Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased with a monthly credit from Audible.com. Audiobook Published by: Tantor Media Narrator: Anne Flosnik Audiobook Length: 7 hours 6 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Note: I was so […]

If I Picked Audie Award Winners

My past predictions both before the nominees were announced and my Armchair Audies selections over the years are dead giveaways. I do not actually pick Audie Award winners. My “I’m just one person with one daily commute” collection of audiobooks listened to each year handicaps me when it comes to predicting what might be nominated. […]

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins ~ Audiobook Review

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Published by: Riverhead Published on: January 13, 2015 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy provided to me for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Penguin Audio Narrators: Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher Audiobook Length: 10 hours 59 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, […]

Monday Mini ~ Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

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. Do you ever get a hankering for a specific narrator? You aren’t […]

Hufflepuff Pride ~ My Response to The Goblet of Fire

The Goblet of Fire brought us to and then past the halfway point of the Harry Potter Readalong Shelia at Book Journey is hosting. Reading this book was quite an experience for me. My feelings about the book and my desire to read it waxed and waned and then I couldn’t put it down to […]

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 […]