Audio Review: The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata


May Contain Spoilers

I had seen some reviews for Mariana Zapata’s books online, so when it was time to load up another audio book, I borrowed The Wall of Winnipeg and Me using my Kindle Unlimited subscription. I borrowed both the audio and digital versions, and while I read the last three chapters, I listened mostly to the audio book. I loved the narrator and she really made the book come alive for me.

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Audio Review: Daisy’s Back in Town by Rachel Gibson



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I have read enjoyed Rachel Gibson in the past, so when I saw that Daisy’s Back in Town was available to listen to using Audible’s Romance Package, I clicked away. It has one of my favorite tropes, too; I have a soft spot for second chance at love stories.  I even sort of enjoy secret babies, but this pushed the envelope on that. Nathan was 15 years old, so Daisy has been keeping him a secret for a long, long time. Too long, I think, given the circumstances. And she only  manages to drag it out for over 50% of the book, even though that’s the whole reason she has returned to her hometown of Lovett, Texas.

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Audio Review: Absolute Power by David Baldacci


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I don’t read many thrillers, but a friend sent an Audible copy of Absolute Power to me, so I loaded it up and listened to on my drives to work. My listening was interrupted when I went to visit my dad for a few days, but I picked right up and didn’t feel that I missed too much in the week I was gone. This was a great read, though I thought the ending was wrapped up a bit too speedily.

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Audio Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Read by Bahni Turpin


May Contain Spoilers

Oh wow, was this a great book.  It’s been on my radar for a while, so when I was offered an audio copy for review, I was over the moon. I’m trying to up my audio reading game, and BOOM, this showed up. It’s a great story, told by a talented reader, and I found myself listening to it while puttering around the house over the weekend, so I puttered a lot more than usual. It was very timely, as I fell on the ice and twisted my knee, so I had a great excuse to do nothing but stay home and listen to an entertaining story, with a stunningly breathtaking setting.

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Audio Review: Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

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Curtsies & Conspiracies picks up right after the events of the previous book.  Sophronia is back to putting her new finishing school skills to work, sneaking around the ship at all hours of the night and spying on her teachers. When she discovers a plot underfoot regarding a fascinating new technology that will allow airships to travel through the ethersphere, she’s determined to ensure that the device ends up in good hands. Maybe.

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Audiobook Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher


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ZOMG! I don’t listen to a lot of audiobooks, but when I had a six hour drive looming ahead of me, I downloaded a few audiobooks to keep me company. I downloaded The Aeronaut’s Windlass because I have had the ARC on my Kindle for an embarrassingly long time, and I thought that if I liked it, I could just finish reading the book after the trip.  I loved this story from beginning to end, and both read ahead, and listened to the very end.

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Audio Review: Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs

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Review:

I am not big on audio books, and prior to Hunting Ground, I could count the number I’ve listened to on one hand.  I had a long solo drive to a horse show, though, and thought that listening to a book would keep me alert and less stressed during the drive.  I picked this book because I loved Cry Wolf, but I haven’t had time to read any further in the Alpha and Omega series.  At first I was a little hesitant as I pulled out of the driveway and started my journey, but MY.GOODNESS!  I didn’t want the drive to end, I was that engaged in the story!

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