News of the World by Paulette Jiles ~ Audiobook Review

News of the World by Paulette Jiles Published by: William Morrow Published on: October 4, 2015 Page Count: 224 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook Published by: Brilliance Audio Narrator: Grover Gardner Audiobook Length: 5 hours 58 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from the Publisher: In the wake of the Civil […]

The DNFs of Armchair Audies 2016

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 […]

Literate Housewife is Taking on The Stand

Last October I revisited my first ever Stephen King novel, Pet Semetary, as part of Jenn’s Bookshelves First Book to Terrify Me feature. Since it was such a fun experiment for me, I thought I’d pick another King novel to read this year during 2014’s Murder, Monsters, and Mayhem. This year I’m choosing something new, […]

Best of 2013 Audiobook Blog Hop

Thanks to the goldmine that is Twitter, I discovered the Best of 2013 Audiobook Blog Hop hosted by The Book Nympho, Hot Listens, and Geeky Bloggers Book Blog. This blog hop highlights each blogger’s favorite 3 audiobooks listened to during 2013. It runs from Jan 1 2014 to Jan 15 2014 and there is both a personal and […]

Defending Jacob by William Landay

Defending Jacob by William Landay Random House ~ January 31, 2012 ~ 432 pages Blackstone Audio ~ Grover Gardner ~ 12 hours 25 minutes Andy Barber is the top Assistant District Attorney in his jurisdiction on the day that his son Jacob’s classmate is murdered in the local park. From the very beginning, when we meet Andy as a […]

Grover Gardner ~ Baby, It’s Cold Outside

is a narrator with a simply enormous collection of audiobooks to his credit. There are over 800, with more than 300 currently available for download. He is an AudioFile Magazine Golden Voice and has won many Earphones Awards as well as has been named a Best Voice in 2009, 2010, and 2011. In addition to […]

#339 ~ Autobiography of Mark Twain

Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1 by Mark Twain Published by: University of California Press Published on: November 2010 Page Count: 760 pages Genre: Autobiography My Reading Format: audiobook copy won via a Twitter contest from Blackstone Audio Audiobook Published by: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Grover Gardner Audiobook Length: 24 hrs and 50 mins Available Formats: […]

Audiobook Interview with Grover Gardner and Tanya Perez

When Jen announced this year’s Audiobook Week, I immediately knew one thing: I would use it to learn more about the audiobook industry. I love audiobooks, but my knowledge of how a book made it from print to audio was minimal. As I became a more vocal advocate of audiobooks on Twitter, I started following […]