Category Archives: Audiobook

Not Shrill but awesome

Shrill by Lindy West

Genre: Memoir Publication Date: 17 May 2016 Source: Audible Synopsis from the Publisher: “Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible–like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you–writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered that she was anything but. From a painfully shy childhood in which…

The Book of Strange New Things is not for me

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

Genre: Science Fiction; Literary Fiction Publication Date: 28 October 2014 Source: Purchased Synopsis from the Publisher: “It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an astonishing new environment, overseen by…

Audiobook Review – Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

Title: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis Author: J. D. Vance Narrator: J. D. Vance ISBN: 9780062477521 Audiobook Length: 6 hours, 49 minutes Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 28 June 2016 Synopsis: “Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white…

Audiobook Review – Ghostland by Colin Dickey

Ghostland by Colin Dickey

Title: Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places Author: Colin Dickey Narrator: Jon Lindstrom ISBN: 9781524703653 Audiobook Length: 10 hours; 48 minutes Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 4 October 2016 Synopsis: “Colin Dickey is on the trail of America’s ghosts. Crammed into old houses and hotels, abandoned prisons and empty hospitals, the…

Audiobook Review – In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

In a Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Title: In a Dark Dark Wood Author: Ruth Ware Narrator: Imogen Church ISBN: 9781442390508 Audiobook Length: 9 hours, 34 minutes Genre: Suspense Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 4 August 2015 Synopsis: “What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and…

Audiobook Review – Slade House by David Mitchell

Slade House by David Mitchell

Title: Slade House Author: David Mitchell Narrator: Thomas Judd, Tania Rodrigues ISBN: 9781101923689 Audiobook Length: 6 hours, 54 minutes Genre: Literary Fiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 17 November 2015 Synopsis: “Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you’ll…

Audiobook Review – Liar Temptress Soldier Spy by Karen Abbott

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott

Title: Liar Temptress Soldier Spy: Four Women Who Changed the Course of the Civil War Author: Karen Abbott Narrator: Karen White ISBN: 9780062332165 Audiobook Length: 15 hours, 14 minutes Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 2 September 2014 Synopsis: “Belle Boyd Emma Edmonds Rose O’Neal Greenhow Elizabeth Van Lew In Liar Temptress Soldier…

Audiobook Review – Big Vamp on Campus by Molly Harper

Title: Big Vamp on Campus Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi ASIN: B01GK496Z4 Audiobook Length: 2 hours, 36 minutes Genre: Paranormal Romance Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 6 June 2016 Synopsis: “In Molly Harper’s newest paranormal romantic comedy set in her beloved Half Moon Hollow, a vampire princess must learn how to navigate life…

Audiobook Review – Under the Dome by Stephen King

Under the Dome by Stephen King

Title: Under the Dome Author: Stephen King Narrator: Raul Esparza ISBN: 9780743597319 Audiobook Length: 34 hours, 29 minutes Genre: Science Fiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 10 November 2009 Synopsis: “On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester’s Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the…

Audiobook Review – Driving Mr. Dead by Molly Harper

Driving Mr. Dead by Molly Harper

Title: Driving Mr. Dead Author: Molly Harper Narrator: Amanda Ronconi ISBN: 9781451678215 Audiobook Length: 5 hours, 2 minutes Genre: Paranormal Romance Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 31 January 2012 Synopsis: “Miranda Puckett has failed at every job she’s ever had. Her mother just wants her to come home, join the family law firm, and…