Author Interview with Liza Bakewell and “Madre” Giveaway!

Liza Bakewell is the author of Madre: Perilous Journeys of a Spanish Noun, published in November 2010 by W.W. Norton & Company. If you missed my review of Madre yesterday, be sure to check it out! Not only did I learn so much from the book, but I thoroughly enjoyed reading it as well. Ms. […]

Books for Your Ears: Classics

A few Fridays ago I introduced a miniseries featuring some of my favorite audiobooks. This week, in the final installment of Books for Your Ears, I’ll be focusing on classics. I’ve selected a few of my favorites: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (read by Sissy Spacek) Set in Maycomb County, Alabama, during the […]

Books for Your Ears: Middle Grade and Young Adult Favorites

A few Fridays ago I introduced a miniseries featuring some of my favorite audiobooks. This week, I’ll be focusing on middle grade and young adult novels, all of which I, as an adult, really enjoyed. I’ve selected three of my favorites: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (read by […]

Books for Your Ears: Nonfiction Favorites

A few Fridays ago I introduced a miniseries featuring some of my favorite audiobooks. This week, I’ll be focusing on nonfiction. I’ve selected three of my favorites: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (narrated by Julia Gibson) The Glass Castle opens with Walls, the author, in a taxi in New York City. She looks out […]

Books for Your Ears: Fiction Favorites

A few Fridays ago I introduced a miniseries featuring some of my favorite audiobooks. This week, I’ll be focusing on fiction. I’m so excited to share these picks with you! The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (narrated by Barbara Rosenblat and Cassandra Morris) Of course, I must start with the audiobook that got […]