Category Archives: Audiobook

Manners & Mutiny gives new meaning to the phrase sugar and spice

Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger

Genre: Young Adult; Science Fiction Publication Date: 3 November 2015 Source: Mine. All mine. Synopsis from the Publisher: “When the dastardly Pickleman plot that has been building through the series comes to fruition, only Sophronia can save her friends, her school, and all of London. What will become of our proper young heroine when she puts her training…

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…