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Monday Mini ~ The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory

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 have read more Philippa Gregory since I started this blog than […]

Grandmothers are a Blessing

My grandmother, Idabelle Currie, is strong woman and I hold dear in my heart the memories we have made: playing Don’t Spill the Beans at my birthday party, baking bread, the Raggedy Anne doll you made me after I sold mine at a yard sale, the quilt you made me for my 10th birthday, the […]

Fantastic #JIAM Listens

This week has turned out to be no less hectic than last week. Unfortunately my life has no regard for June Is Audiobook Month. I do want to share some excellent audiobooks I’ve experienced recently. I still have every intention of reviewing them, but I want to share these recent recommendations during #JIAM.    The […]

Fat Girl Walking by Brittany Gibbons ~ Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway

Fat Girl Walking by Brittany Gibbons Published by: Dey Street Books Published on: May 19, 2015 Page Count: 240 Genre: Memoir My Reading Format: Hardcover sent to me to participate in the author’s book tour. Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Excerpt from Chapter 13: NOW WHAT? My fitness and body aspirations at thirty are […]

Monday Mini ~ Church of Marvels

Before I jump into my review, I want to congratulate two June Is Audiobook Month winners from last week: Bobbie was the 7th person to comment on my Euphoria givaway post, making her the lucky winner. Congratulations, Bobbie! Susie was the 4th person to comment on my interview with Natalie S. Harnett, making her the lucky […]

My Brutal Youth Blurb – Now In Paperback!

Last year I read and love Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican. Reading it was such a cathartic experience. I had no idea how open some of my own wounds from high school still were.  Today the book is being released in paperback and I was surprised this morning by a wonderful email from the author. He […]

You Can Watch the Audies!

It’s just a little over a week until the 2015 Audie Awards. Every day I wake up and can’t believe I’ll actually be there. My husband is staying home with my girls, so my best friend from Michigan will be attending the awards with me. I’m glad Trista will be there, but this year my […]

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 […]

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, […]