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 […]

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Armchair BEA ~ Day 1 ~ Introductions and Diversity

This year I am really excited to participate in Armchair BEA. I remember when this event first began and, while I’ve not been an active participant, I think this is an event that does so much to draw book bloggers together as a community. Let the Introductions begin! Group 1 Questions 1. What is the […]

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Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius ~ Audiobook Review

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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 […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? Week 5

Busy, busy weekend here. We watched the Kentucky Derby at a neighborhood party on Saturday and we celebrated Mother’s Day yesterday. During the midst of all of this, the 2016 Audie Awards are Wednesday night, so I was scurrying around finishing the Armchair Audies Ballot, updating that blog with some of the latest reviews, and […]

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Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann ~ Audiobook Review

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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 […]

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The DNFs of Armchair Audies 2016

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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 […]

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I Must Say by Martin Short ~ Audiobook Review

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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 […]

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Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson ~ Audiobook Review

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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: […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? Week 4


In an attempt to get my book blogging life back up and running more regularly, I decided to add a weekly meme or two to my schedule. I like the idea of this meme because it focuses on what you’re reading and I can make that as quick as a bulleted list or embellish as […]

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Reading Focus for May ~ Historical Fiction


My week has not gone at all as planned. After a relapse with my root canal and what seems to be a lot of ear congestion due to allergies, I’ve been pretty run down. Hopefully I’m now completely one the mend. While I only got one review written this week, it’s almost May and I […]

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