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Listener’s List Male Narrators ~ The Results Are In!

Once again, the Listener’s List narrator poll was a resounding success! The first five male narrators have been selected, but every narrator on the list received listener love. I lost count of how many new narrators were added to list while it was live. With audiobook narrators, it’s an embarrassment of riches. The votes are […]

#382 ~ Frankenstein

Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley Published by: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones (originally) Published on: March 11, 1818 Page Count: 280 Genre: Gothic Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook downloaded free during a Tantor Audio promotion Audiobook Published by: Tantor Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 8 hours 30 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, paperback, […]

Audiobook Week 2011

While I’m on the subject of audiobooks (you did see my 2011 Audie Award picks, didn’t you?), I wanted to let you all know that the fabtabulous Jen from Devourer of Books is once again hosting Audiobook Week this year. Will I be participating? Hell to the yeah!  It is going to be difficult to […]

One Twitterific Week

This week would have gone by and would eventually long since forgotten had it not been for Twitter. I didn’t always love and enjoy Twitter the way I do now. I’ve found that it’s something that requires commitment and a desire to build relationships in order to come into its own. I would say that […]

Heroine Love ~ My Letter to Lisbeth Salander

When Erin Blakemore, the author of The Heroine’s Bookshelf, contacted me about participating in her Heroine Love event surrounding Valentine’s Day, I was so honored. It took me awhile to figure out which heroine I would write about, but in the end it seemed obvious – Lisbeth Salander. No other character, let alone heroine, has […]

#299 ~ Mr. Toppit

Mr. Toppit by Charles Elton Published by: Other Press Published on: November 2010 Page Count: 400 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased using Audible.com credits Audiobook Released By: Blackstone Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 10 hours 21 minutes Available Formats: Paperback, eBook, audiobook Spoiler Alert: To avoid spoilers, skip reading the bulleted list. […]

2010 ~ The Year Audiobooks Saved Me

When I began blogging, I wouldn’t have considered an audiobook a “read” book.  Little did I know that in 2010 that they would be an essential part of my reading life. How audiobooks became “acceptable” was a case of necessity being the mother of revamping my values.  Bedtime has never been a smooth process in […]

Interview With Simon Vance

Today it is my extreme pleasure to welcome Simon Vance to The Literate Housewife Review. He is the narrator of my favorite audiobooks thus far: Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Series (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest). I highly recommend them and their […]

#264 ~ The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nestby Stieg Larsson Published by: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group Published on: May 25, 2010 Page Count: 576 Genre: Thriller / Mystery My Reading Format:An audiobook purchased using an Audible.com credit Available Formats:Hardcover, audiobook, eBook FYI: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest contains some graphic sex and violence.  This […]

Why Audiobooks?

Welcome to Audiboook Week here at The Literate Housewife Review!  I want to start the week by thanking Jen from Devourer of Books for hosting this event.  There’s a lot going on this week, so be sure to head over to her sight for full coverage.  I will be posting more often this week as […]