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My 2015 Armchair Audies Predictions

Every year I’ve hosted the Armchair Auides I’ve coveted the other judges who were able to take on more than one Audies category. They are my audiobook blogging superheros. I am proud to say that I’ve officially joined their ranks. Not only did I review the Literary Fiction category this year, I also reviewed the […]

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman ~ Review of the Full-Cast Audiobook Production

The Graveyard Book: Full-Cast Production by Neil Gaiman My Reading Format: Listened via Scribd app. Audiobook Published by: Harper Audio Narrators: Neil Gaiman, Derek Jacobi, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, and Julian Rhind-Tutt Audiobook Length: 8 hours 24 minutes Summary from the Publisher: Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is […]

Monday Mini ~ A Long Time Gone by Karen White ~ 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. From the moment I first looked over the list of Audie Award […]

Audiobook Life ~ When to Pull the Plug

When I began book blogging, I always finished reading what I started. This semi-regularly introduced pain and boredom into my reading life. I started reading posts and tweets from other readers about not finishing books. Some were like me and soldiered through no matter what the cost. Others had systems for determining for themselves when […]

Your Fathers Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers ~ Audiobook Review

Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? by Dave Eggers Published by: Knopf Published on: June 17, 2014 Page Count: 224 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook rented from my local public library. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrators: MacLeod Andrews with Mark Deakins, Michelle Gonzalez, John H. Mayer, […]

Monday Mini ~ The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell ~ 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. Several years ago I listened to The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De […]

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine ~ Audiobook Review

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine Published by: Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Published on: February 2, 2014 Page Count: 320 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased through Audible.com with a monthly credit in order to judge the Literary Fiction category for the Armchair Audies. Audiobook Published by: Audible Studios Narrator: Suzanne Toren Audiobook Length: 10 hours […]

Listening with the Lights On ~ An Audiobook Afternoon

This past weekend I left my sleepy country neighborhood and took a road trip to Charlottesville, VA. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day and I started a new audiobook that immediately sucked me in (You by Catherine Kepnes, narrated by Santino Fontana). I couldn’t have been happier. Even having trouble finding parking didn’t hamper my […]

Monday Mini ~ The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Audio Drama)

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. It’s Armchair Audies season. In addition to judging the Literary Fiction 2015 […]

Audiobook Adventure Ahead

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long winter. While I did take a trip to Atlanta in February, I am feeling cooped up. I need to get the heck out of the Noke. Aren’t I lucky that the Virginia Festival of the Book is this week and they are hosting an audiobook […]