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APA Announces 2017 Audiobook Blogger of the Year Contest

For the third year in a row, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced their Audiobook Blogger of the Year contest. As the first recipient in 2015, I can tell you first hand that winning this contest was the highlight of my blogging career and definitely one of the most exciting experiences of my life. […]

Literate Housewife ~ Update and What I’m Reading This Week

The past few weeks have been crazy. Up until Friday evening, I hadn’t been home for a week and a half. I opted to drive to Chicago on the 15th for a work conference so that I could bring my daughters with me to celebrate my Grandma‘s life. The hours of driving time were worth […]

Welcome to June Is Audiobook Month (and Giveaway)!

Wow! Last week was an incredible experience for me. I haven’t had an opportunity to fully digest all that happened. Trust me. More about my Audiobook Blogger of the Year adventure will follow soon. Still, I must share one thing to kick off June Is Audiobook Month.  Since the dawn of the Armchair Audies, the […]

Weaveworld by Clive Barker ~ Audiobook Review

Weaveworld by Clive Barker Published by: Poseidon Press Published: 1987 Page Count: 672 Genre: Fantasy My Reading Format: Audiobook downloaded from Audible.com with a credit provided by the publisher for review consideration. Audiobook Published by: Crossroad Press Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 21 hours 12 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, and Audiobook Summary from […]

Monday Mini ~ The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg

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. For me, Swedish crime fiction is where my love of audiobooks began. […]

TudorFest2013 Update and Book Reviews

It’s been a month and a half since Michelle and I began our #TudorFest2013 celebration and I thought it’s about time for an update. The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory Touchstone ~ October 18, 2011 ~ 464 pages Simon & Schuster Audio ~ Bianca Amato ~ 19 hours and 12 minutes As a little pre-TudorFest listen, I […]

TudorFest2013

During the first two years I was blogging I gorged myself on Tudor related books, especially those written by Philippa Gregory. After a while, though, I got burned out and my ravenous reading of all things Henry VIII all but disappeared. The fact that I really never cared to watch The Tudors is evidence of […]

MyFutureSelf ~ Reading Part 1

When I posted about the focus I was making on My Future Self, I didn’t really have much of anything concrete to say about how I’d focus my mind as it came to my reading life. I’ve since given it a good deal of thought. What would make me happy and fulfilled as a reader […]

#437 ~ Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel Published by: Henry Holt and Co. Published on: May 8, 2012 Page Count: 432 Genre: Historical Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible.com using a monthly credit Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 14 hours 35 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook […]

Mid-Week Meme ~ Audiobook Week Post #3

Today’s Audiobook Week topic was unveiled this morning on Devourer of Books. It was fun to have something unprepared for this morning. Here is what I came up with: Current/most recent audiobook: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, narrated by Wil Wheaton Impressions: I finally started listening to this because all the internet was talking […]