Category Archives: Audiobook

Frightful Friday: Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo

Frightful Friday is a regular meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week.This week’s featured title is Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo: Listening Length: 10 hours and 30 minutes Program Type: Audiobook, Unabridged Publisher: Tantor Audio (March 26, 2012) Source: Personal copy Narrated by: Sean Runnette As the  H1N1 virus runs […]

Audiobook Review: Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

  Program Type: Audiobook Listening Length: 13 hours and 24 minutes Publisher: Hachette Audio (September 16, 2014) Source: Library Detroit Detective Gabriella Versado is used to unusual cases. Her latest, however, goes beyond anything she’s ever seen. The body of a teen boy is somehow fused to the body of a deer. Unfortunately, this is just the […]

Audiobook Review: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio; Unabridged edition (June 3, 2014) Listening Time:14 hrs and 22 mins Narrator: Will Patton ISBN: 9781442371347 Source: Personal copy Hundreds of unemployed, desperate for job placement, line-up in the predawn hours for a job fair.  A driver in a Mercedes plows through the unknowing crowd, killing eight and wounding fifteen. […]

Review: The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (Audiobook)

Series: A Cormoran Strike Novel Listening Length: 17 hours and 22 minutes Publisher: Hachette Audio (June 19, 2014) Source: Publisher Known for frequently disappearing for days on end, this isn’t the first time author Owen Quine has gone missing. Knowing the police will do nothing to help her, Mrs. Quine calls on private detective Cormoran Strike to […]

Summer Shorts ’14 Blog Hop: The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

To continue with my celebration (although unfortunately limited!) of Audiobook Month, I’m extremely excited to be participating in Summer Shorts ’14:  The audiobook community is giving back! Spoken Freely, a group of more than 40 professional narrators, has teamed with Going Public and Tantor Media to celebrate June is Audiobook Month (JIAM) by offering Summer Shorts ’14, an audio collection of poetry, […]

June is Audiobook Month Giveaway!

Happy Audiobook Month!  As an avid audiobook fan, I’m excited to be taking part in a blog tour of sorts that is celebrating the winners of the 2014 Audies, awards that recognize distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (APA). Since mystery is one of my favorite genres, I’m […]

Frightful Friday: Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel by Jonathan Maberry (Audiobook)

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. This week’s featured title is the audiobook production of Code Zero: A Joe Ledger Novel by Jonathan Maberry: Listening Length: 16 hours and 3 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Macmillan Audio (March 25, 2014) […]

Audiobook Review: The Bear by Claire Cameron

Listening Length: 6 hours and 22 minutes Program Type: Audiobook Version: Unabridged Publisher: Hachette Audio (February 11, 2014) Five year old Anna is camping with her parents and three year old brother Alex (affectionately referred to as Stick) on a remote island. She is awakened to hear her mother yelling (“Momma never yells, except maybe twice”) and […]

Review: Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

Program Type: Audiobook Listening Length: 5 hours and 50 minutes Version: Unabridged Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd (August 29, 2010) Phryne (pronounced Fry-knee) Fisher lives a life of wealth and luxury in 1920s England. Bored of this high-society life, she goes to Melbourne, Australia to help a family friend, Lydia Andrews. Lydia’s aristocratic parents are certain someone is trying to […]

Audiobook Review: Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

Age Range: 10 and up Publisher: HarperCollins; Unabridged edition (April 10, 2007) ISBN-10: 0061341045 Source: Personal copy Twelve-year-old Stephanie is confused when, after her eccentric uncle passes away, she is on the list to attend the reading of the will. There, a stranger appears, a man bundled up in a scarf, coat, and hat.  He’s […]