#431 ~ The Marriage Plot (Audiobook Review)

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Published on: October 11, 2011 Page Count: 416 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible for the Armchair Audies challenge Audiobook Published by: Macmillan Audio Narrator: David Pittu Audiobook Length: 15 hours 35 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook My […]

Announcing the Armchair Audies

There once was a time when I lived for the award season. I wanted to know who was nominated and what they wore on the red carpet. Then I fell in love with audiobooks and discovered The Audies. Now I can’t be bothered to watch any awards ceremonies. I even jumped off Twitter on the […]

#383 ~ The Marriage Plot

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides Published by: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Published on: October 11, 2011 Page Count: 416 Genre: Literary Fiction My Reading Format: Personal copy, hardcover Available Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Note: There may be spoilers in the comments section as this post will serve to allow those who participated in the readalong […]

The Light Was Further Away Than I Thought

I can’t believe I haven’t posted since 11/18. I was so confident that the energy my work was stealing from my reading and blogging life was at an end. As it turns out, my holiday vacation was just as taxing in other ways. I loved every minute with my family, so it was well worth […]

I See The Light! I See the Light!

For almost the past two years, I’ve been working on a particular project at work. Over the past few months, as we got nearer to the release date, work has been hectic. This past week, I worked 56 hours before going to bed last night. For this week especially, this is why you haven’t heard […]

The Marriage Plot Readalong ~ Week 2

Week 2 is finally here. I’ve heard from a couple participants that while it was relatively easy to put the book down after the first section, it’s not as easy after finishing this week’s sections. I hope that everyone is feeling that way at least a little bit. It’s a sign you’re enjoying the book. […]

The Marriage Plot Readalong ~ Week 1

Welcome to the first installment of The Marriage Plot readalong. I’ve been excited about this book since I first heard about it’s impending release. I’m glad to have others reading along with me. When setting up this readalong, I had every intention of reading just ahead of the group so that I would be able […]

The Marriage Plot Read-A-Long

Beginning November 1st, Jen from Devourer of Books, Matt from A Guy’s Moleskin Notebook and Tina from Reader for Life will be reading Jeffrey Eugenides’ new novel, The Marriage Plot. This is his first novel since the publishing the Pulitzer Prize winning Middlesex and we are all excited. Description from the Publisher It’s the early […]