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Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop Featuring Dion Graham

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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. […]

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Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop featuring John Lee

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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 […]

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Monday Mini ~ Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

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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 […]

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A Listener’s Choice JIAM Giveaway

Cover of The Martian

During the Audie Awards last Thursday, Team Armchair Audies announced the winner of the first Listener’s Choice Award. While the Audies are mainly focused on the publishing companies as they nominate titles they would like to see win in each of the categories, the Listener’s Choice Award was focused on the narrator and the story. […]

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1st Annual Armchair Audies Listener’s Choice Awards

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Last year I did a lot of raging against the Audiobook of the Year machine. While on one level I understood that this Audie award was based on marketing and sales figures, I could not let go of what I feel the winner of the Audiobook of the Year Award should signify: an audiobook and […]

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Monday Mini ~ The Martian by Andy Weir

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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. Going to a bookstore with a fellow book lover can be dangerous. […]

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Monday Mini ~ The Headmaster’s Wife

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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’m back from Sin City a little poorer, but no worse for […]

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The Housewife Wannabe Chronicles, Ceiling Fan Edition Ft Jolie Kerr

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When my husband suggested that I name my blog Literate Housewife it was not without a little irony. Homemaking is not a science to which I excel. Until recently I never even aspired to excel at it. Now that my kids are getting more independent I’ve been trying to do a better job embracing the […]

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Wednesday’s Review ~ Lexicon by Max Barry

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Lexicon by Max Barry Published by: The Penguin Press Published on: June 18, 2013 Page Count: 400 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Hardcover I received in the 1st Book Riot Quarterly Box. Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback (as of 4/1/2014), eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: At an exclusive training school at an undisclosed location […]

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Filling in the Blanks ~ 03/18/2014

In an attempt to breathe some new life into blogging, I’ve been thinking about ways I could mix things up. I need some things I could post on a regular basis that could be quick and fun. One thought that kept recurring was to post the answers to a weekly list of questions. This feature […]

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