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The 2014 Short Stories/Collections Audie Award Winner and Giveaway

When I was asked to participate in the APA’s @Audiobook Community Audio Month campaign I jumped at the chance to feature the Short Stories/Collections category. After judging the Literary Fiction category for three years, I discovered this category and was so happy judging it. It offers such a wide variety of stories and narrators. While […]

Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop featuring Jo Anna Perrin

I am so glad that Summer Shorts has returned again this year for another round of wonderful short narrations recorded by the best of the best audiobook narrators in the business. Today I have the good fortune of featuring Jo Anna Perin, talented narrator, writer, co-founder of Abbreviated Audio, and personal friend who frequently makes […]

Monday Mini ~ The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham

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 typically don’t listen to celebrity narrators outside of the titles I […]

Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop Featuring Dion Graham

I am so glad that Summer Shorts has returned again this year for another round of wonderful short narrations recorded by the best of the best audiobook narrators in the business. Today I have the good fortune of featuring Dion Graham. June wouldn’t be audiobook month for me if Dion didn’t stop by the blog. […]

Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop featuring John Lee

I am so glad that Summer Shorts has returned again this year for another round of wonderful short narrations recorded by the best of the best audiobook narrators in the business. This year I have the good fortune of featuring John Lee, the multi-award winning narrator of over 400 titles to date. To prepare for […]

Monday Mini ~ Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

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. Last year I listened to Emma Donoghue’s Astray because it got such […]

Wednesday’s Review ~ The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon Published by: Knopf Published on: February 11, 2014 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook digital download provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrators: Cassandra Campbell and Kathe Mazur Audiobook Length: 10 hours 46 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, […]

Meh Mashup II

Over the months that my blog has been rather sparsely attended I accumulated a few titles that I didn’t love but I didn’t hate, either. That means it’s time for another installation of the Meh Mashup. Here are the latest titles that just didn’t do much for me. The Teleportation Accident came to me highly […]

Wednesday’s Review ~ The Spinning Heat by Donal Ryan

The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan Published by: Steerforth Press Published on: February 25, 2014 Page Count: 160 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook provided to me by the publisher through Audiobook Jukebox’s Solid Gold Reviewer program. Audiobook Published by: Steerforth Press Narrator: Wayne Farrell Audiobook Length: 4 hours 48 minutes Available Formats: Paperback, eBook, […]

Monday Mini ~ The Returned by Jason Mott

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. Late last fall my husband began watching a French television series being […]