Tag: Audio

Welcome to the Audie Awards…. Your Ticket Awaits You At The Door

Hello everyone and welcome to the Audie Awards post.  I so hope I did not keep you waiting to long but what is an event like this if you do not have to wait for it to happen.  Creates buzz I think 😉 Last…

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar and Narrated by Kathleen McInerney

Seventh grader Marshall Walsh has been walking his neighbor 5th grader Tamaya Dhilwaddi to school ever since elementary.  When a bully by the name of Chad Hilligas forces them off the road home one day both Marshall and Tamaya wind up cutting into the…

First Women by Kate Andersen Brower and Narrated by Karen White

  If you think the President has a tough job, imagine being the First Lady!  From uprooting your children from their homes, schools, friends, to be in the very public eye;  to letting go of any sense of privacy, the ability to go shopping/drive…

Allegiant by Veronica Roth Narrated by Emma Galvin and Aaron Stanford

The final chapters in the Divergent Series…. Tris and Tobias along with a few of the gang we have come to love (or hate), continue to try to make things right.  As the factions are no more, Divergents such as Tris are no longer…

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson and Narrated by the author (AUDIE AWARDS)

In Jenny Lawson’s second book, Jenny again shares a little deeper this time into her journey with mental illness.  In her crazy, funny, unique way Jenny both makes fun of some of the things she comes up with, as well as handles more serious…

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman narrated by George Newbern (Recommended by Bookies Book Club)

Ove is the kind of man most tend to avoid.  He is 59 years old and retired.  He likes things the way he likes them and that is all.  He is a rule follower.  He doesn’t understand people who just can’t mind their own…

Level Up. Beyond The Turning Of The Page

About once a year, I get on my audio soap box.  If you read me here, you already know I LOVE audio books.  When I discovered audio books in 2010, I was amazed that I had found a way to enjoy books beyond the…

Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes

Joe Goldberg is no stranger to the sacrifices one has to make for love.  In fact, within the past ten years, he has four bodies that he has buried to prove just how much he is willing to sacrifice.  Once a book store manager,…

Gretel and The Case Of The Missing Frog Prints by PJ Brackston and read by Kate Reading

No, not my typical read/listen… but a story based off Hansel and Gretel, a play on words in the title and that cover… how could I pass the temptation? ~Sheila Many years have passed since Hansel and Gretel had that fateful day the witch…

in a dark, dark wood by ruth ware

Lenora ( goes by Nora) is a crime fiction writer.  She has found that as the years go on she is quite content to stick to the comforts of home surrounded by all that she loves , typing out stories and meeting deadlines for…

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Simon Snow is The Chosen One. *Groan* He, in his opinion, is the absolute worst choice for such a  title.  He can not keep the spells straight and half the time his wand doesn’t even work.   His roommate Baz (who Simon is pretty sure…

The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower (BEST of 2015)

  We all see the First Families as they go about what they do on TV.  Speeches and events, there to celebrate triumphs and stand tall when the world has been shaken to it’s core… The Residence gives us a peek into what we…