Top Ten Tuesday: My All-Time Favorite Authors

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, as set forth by the crew at The Broke and the Bookish, is “all-time favorite authors.” Since I have, until very recently, been a book fan more than an author fan — meaning I tended not to develop loyalties to particular authors, but to specific books instead — this prompt […]

Thoughts on “The Blind Assassin” by Margaret Atwood (Audiobook)

After enjoying Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood on audio, I decided to try another of hers, so I picked up The Blind Assassin from my library. About the Book: Near the end of her life, Iris Chase Griffin has decided to set the record straight. She’s undertaken a […]

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 […]

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 […]