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The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz ~ Audiobook Review

The Girl in the Spider’s Web: A Lisbeth Salander novel by David Lagercrantz Published by: Knopf Published on: September 1, 2015 Page Count: 416 Genre: Crime Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased through Audible. Audiobook Published by: Random House Audio Narrator: Simon Vance Audiobook Length: 13 hours 22 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook […]

Convergence ~ When Books, Music, and Life Come Together

I suppose as humans beings mature reach major milestones, they may become more inclined to reflect on their lives. As 40 approaches, that’s certainly become more and more true for me. I don’t want to dread the inevitable. I know it’s simply a waste of energy. It cheats one from enjoying the present. The present, […]

#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 […]

Waiting for Simon Vance

Next week Tuesday is a day I’ve been waiting for since, oh, I don’t know… the minute I finished Stieg Larsson’s The Girl Who Played with Fire narrated by Simon Vance.  The final novel featuring Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander is released on May 25th and I’m chomping at the bit to sit and listen […]

#216 ~ The Girl Who Played with Fire

The  Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson When we last left Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, one of my favorite novels of 2009, they were on the outs.  When The Girl Who Played with Fire, Mikael didn’t understand why and Lisbeth has been spending time out of Sweden, […]

Peril the First ~ My First R.I.P. Challenge

I am drawn to beautiful buttons. From the moment I saw Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings‘ button for R.I.P. IV, I kinda knew that it was only a matter of time before I take this challenge.  Over the weekend I saw many of my book  blogger buddies signing up.  They almost all had Her Fearful […]

Tattoo-You Contest in Honor of Stieg Larsson

As I mentioned earlier when I posted my review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, I was one of the 150 lucky bloggers  given the opportunity by Alfred A. Knopf to participate in their Tattoo-You contest in honor of the publication of The Girl Who Played with Fire and Stieg Larsson, the series’ author.  Thank […]

#186 ~ The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson ** See the end of my review for information on my upcoming Tattoo-You Contest in honor of Stieg Larsson ** The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is an addicting novel that tells in the story of two characters: Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander. Blomkvist is a […]

This Reader’s Dilemma

… and Vacation Update What a whirlwind vacation!  We got to see family and many friends – some of whom  haven’t seen in 15 to 20 years.  It’s hard to believe that I’ve been around long enough to  say that, but it’s true.  I don’t have my pictures downloaded yet, but my best friend Trista […]