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My 2016 Armchair Audies Winners

Tonight is the night. The 2016 Audie Awards start tonight at 7:30pm EST and I’m really looking forward to it this year. Team Armchair Audies worked hard and judged 14 of the 25 categories this year. While I was sad that there were some veterans who were unable to join us this year (I missed […]

Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius ~ Audiobook Review

Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius Thomas Nelson ~ November 19, 2013 ~ 288 pages Thomas Nelson Publishers ~ Simon Bubb ~ 7 hours 15 minutes Ghost Boy is the true story of Martin Pistorius, whose healthy childhood was interrupted by an illness that over a relatively left him severely brain damaged. While he remained physically disabled, at some point […]

Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann ~ Audiobook Review

Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann Random House ~ October 25, 2015 ~ 256 pages Random House Audio ~ Colum McCann ~ 6 hours 8 minutes Thirteen Way of Looking was the last audiobook I listened to in the Narration by Author category. I did this purposefully because this was the one literary fiction and short story title […]

The DNFs of Armchair Audies 2016

While I enjoyed the audiobooks I listened to for the 2016 Armchair Audies as a whole much better this year than any other year in the history of this challenge, there were two audiobooks that I just couldn’t finish. There was also one I wished I had DNFd but didn’t. Giving myself the “permission” to […]

I Must Say by Martin Short ~ Audiobook Review

I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend by Martin Short Harper ~ November 4, 2015 ~ 336 pages HarperAudio ~ Martin Short ~ 8 hours 40 minutes I am going to come right out and say that I’m not a Martin Short fan. It’s not that I don’t like him. It’s just that I’ve never gravitated […]

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson ~ Audiobook Review

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson Published by: Flatiron Books Published on: September 15, 2015 Page Count: 352 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Audiobook review copy provided by the publisher for consideration Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: Jenny Lawson Audiobook Length: 8 hours 20 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: […]

Keep Moving by Dick Van Dyke ~ Audiobook Review

Keep Moving by Dick Van Dyke Weinstein Books ~ October 13, 2015 ~ 264 pages Blackstone Audio ~ narrated by Dick Van Dyke ~ 5 hours 20 minutes I picked up this audiobook at my local public library as it was nominated for an Audie Award in the Autobiography/Memoir category, which I’m judging for Armchair Audies. I’ve liked Dick Van Dyke as […]

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer ~ Audiobook Review

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer Published by: Grand Central Publishing Published on: November 11, 2014 Page Count: 352 Genre: Non-Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook checked out from my local library via Overdrive Audiobook Published by: Hachette Audio Narrator: Amanda Palmer Audiobook Length: 11 hours 27 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook […]

It’s Armchair Audies Season!

On February 9th, the finalists for the 2016 Audie Awards were announced. Those announcements kicked off the 5th season of the Armchair Audies. This is always an exciting time of year for me. This year I was asked to announce one of the categories. I accepted immediately and was so excited when I received the […]

Welcome to June Is Audiobook Month (and Giveaway)!

Wow! Last week was an incredible experience for me. I haven’t had an opportunity to fully digest all that happened. Trust me. More about my Audiobook Blogger of the Year adventure will follow soon. Still, I must share one thing to kick off June Is Audiobook Month.  Since the dawn of the Armchair Audies, the […]