May Audiobook Favorites: Margaret Atwood & Sherman Alexie

So I’ve been on an audiobook kick lately. They make cleaning, cooking, and driving more enjoyable, and I’d rather listen to them while knitting than watch TV. I’ve gone through a whole slew of them in the past month, but three stood out as my absolute, recommend-them-to-everyone favorites. First up is a YA novel written […]

Thoughts on “City of Thieves” by David Benioff (Audiobook)

Several months ago, my brother picked up City of Thieves by David Benioff. When I asked him how it was, he replied that he’d stayed up until 4am just to see how it ended. That was enough of a recommendation for me, so I picked up a copy. Like so many of my other books, […]

Thoughts on “Suite Francaise” by Irene Nemirovsky (Audiobook)

Well, I bit the bullet and finished Suite Francaise on audio today. When I’d stopped the day before, I had a feeling that something terrible was about to happen, and I just couldn’t bear more suffering to be inflicted on the poor characters. It did not go the way I feared. On the contrary, I […]

A Brief Audiobook Update

I’ve fallen behind on my audiobook reporting! When last I posted on the topic, I was listening to The Graveyard Book, written and read by Neil Gaiman. The story is quite good; intriguing, with those odd bits that make it Gaimanesque. There were a few parts that made me say, “Huh?” But most of his books […]

Thoughts on “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery (Audiobook)

I’m not usually an audiobook fan. My attention tends to wander, and I end up having to backtrack and listen to the same thing over and over before I actually hear it. Sometimes the narrators are bland, and sometimes they’re a bit too overly dramatic. Just not my thing. At BEA, however, I picked up […]