Category «Audio Books»

Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder by Marissa Meyer Book #1 – Lunar Chronicles Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Retellings Audiobook borrowed from the Library [box=gray] Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate …

Review: Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

Red Seas Under Red Skies

Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch Book #2 – The Gentlemen Bastards Genre: Epic Fantasy Audiobook purchased from Audible.com [box=gray]After a brutal battle with the underworld that nearly destroyed him, Locke Lamora and his trusted sidekick, Jean, fled the island city of their birth and landed on the exotic shores of Tal Verrar …

Review: Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness

Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy #1) by Deborah Harkness *audio checked out from my local library* Regina’s Rating: 2 Stars/C Regina’s Review: There is a lot about this book I enjoyed and (initially) liked. The literature, historical and mythological references. The attempt to incorporate science and theories of evolution in a supernatural tale. The …

Review: Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake *listened to audio provided for free by AudioFile Magazine* Regina’s Rating: 3 stars/Grade B Blurb: [box=red]Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: He kills the dead. So did his father before him, until his gruesome murder by a ghost he sought to kill. Now, armed with his father’s …

Review: Wild Seed (Patternmaster #1) by Octavia Butler

Wild Seed (Patternmaster #1) by Octavia Butler *audio book purchased from audible.com and review copy of e-book received from netgalley and the publisher* Rating:  4.5 stars/Grade A Blurb: [box=yellow] Doro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes, killing his hosts by reflex or design. He fears no one until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a …

Freebie Finds: Audio Books (The Road Trip Edition)

We’re back!!! So what do you do when you have 2 kids and thoughts of the beach? Road Trip! How do you keep those kids occupied? DVDs, MP3’s, and other assorted electronics? Since we had a captive audience, we thought it would be good to listen to some audio books. I would really like to …

Audio Books

I’ve only recently discovered the goodness of audio books. On a family holiday involving many hours of driving, my family listened to The Hunger Games. The experience was enhanced because we drove right through the area that was District 12. The kids were, for the most part, quiet during the drive. Since that trip, I’ve …