Day Three of Audio Book Week: Audio Book Meme

For today’s post, we’re asked to complete the following meme.  If you are participating, be sure to visit Jen at Devourer of Books and add your link to Mr. Linky.  You’ll be entered to win one of dozens of great audio books!

Audiobook are you currently reading/you read most recently: Bad Luck and Trouble: A Reacher Novel (Jack Reacher Novels) by Lee Child

Impressions?: LOVE it.  I’ve loved all of the Reacher audio books thus far!

How long you’ve been listening to audiobooks: Three years

First audiobook you ever listened to: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  As I mentioned in my post yesterday, Deathly Hallows was about to come out and I wanted to do a quick reread of the Half Blood Prince.  I didn’t have time to read the print copy, but I did have time to listen to the audio.

Favorite audiobook title: There’s no way I can name just one title.  I love the Reacher series and the Harry Potter series. The narrator in each do stellar jobs.

Favorite narrator: Jim Dale and Dick Hill are my favorites. Both have voices that suite the books they are narrating. Dick Hill is the perfect Reacher and Jim Dale excelled at portraying the voices of the characters within the Harry Potter books.

How do you choose what to listen to versus read? I found I tend to catch up with series via audio. It’s not very often that I listen to a stand-alone, unless someone has recommended it specifically.  I do plan on listening to the audio of Matterhorn since I’ve heard so many good things about it.

10 Comments to "Day Three of Audio Book Week: Audio Book Meme"

  1. Jen Forbus's Gravatar Jen Forbus
    Twitter: jenforbus
    June 23, 2010 - 8:19 AM | Permalink

    I’ll try to do this later after the memoirs have been up for awhile…or maybe I’ll do it for Friday…anyway, the only problem is that I don’t know what the first audiobook was that I listened to. When I was teaching, I used excerpts from ON THE ROAD, so that may technically be the first. But when I started listening for entertainment purposes, I don’t remember what the first was…

  2. June 23, 2010 - 10:30 AM | Permalink

    I’m not sure I’ve ever heard Jim Dale and Dick Hill, but I’ll add them to the list of readers I need to try.

  3. Beth F's Gravatar Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads
    June 23, 2010 - 10:47 AM | Permalink

    I really MUST try HP on audio — Jim Dale is supposed to be fabulous.

  4. Jen - Devourer of Books's Gravatar Jen - Devourer of Books
    Twitter: devourerofbooks
    June 23, 2010 - 11:26 AM | Permalink

    It is really interesting how many people seem to have started with Harry Potter, I don’t know that I would have expected that.

  5. June 23, 2010 - 12:30 PM | Permalink

    I’ve been a fan of the Reacher series. I have never listened, I may do that with the next installment.

  6. Carrie K.'s Gravatar Carrie K.
    Twitter: booksandmovies
    June 23, 2010 - 2:23 PM | Permalink

    I’m going to have to see if my library has the Reacher series on audio!

  7. June 23, 2010 - 10:33 PM | Permalink

    I haven’t heard of the Reacher series – something new to check out! Here’s my meme.

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