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Audiobook Review: Shotgun Angels by Jay DeMarcus with Timothy D. Willard

I have loved Rascal Flatts from the moment I heard their first song, “Prayin’ For Daylight,” back in 2000. Nineteen years later, I’ve seen the group in concert 10+ times and love them still. The first time I heard about this book, I knew I had to read it. I had no idea I would walk away as if I had just been to church. That I would walk away full of hope. This was not what I expected but in the very best way. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Shotgun Angels by Jay DeMarcus with Timothy D. Willard”

Audiobook Review: Leaning Into Love by Lane Hayes/Narrated by Seth Clayton

Leaning into Love was first released as part of It Was Always You Anthology; I never read that one, but I love a good friends-to-lovers trope and I generally enjoy Lane Hayes’ works, plus I really enjoy audiobooks. I’ve been going through them left and right lately so I was excited to listen to this one. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Leaning Into Love by Lane Hayes/Narrated by Seth Clayton”

Audiobook Review: Walland by Andrea Thome

Walland is solid start to the Hesse Creek series from Andrea Thome. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Walland by Andrea Thome”

Audio Book Review: Norse Mythology

Neil Gaiman wrote a new book. That was pretty much all I need to know before making a buying decision but, even though it was an instabuy, I didn’t expect it to leave me wondering if this was the perfect audiobook. Continue reading “Audio Book Review: Norse Mythology”

Audiobook Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

2 of my trusted book chat friends have raved about this book on and off for the last year. Then when I was looking for a new audiobook I found that Christine Lakin narrated it. I’m a big fan of hers – I’d listened to her narrate the Parasitology books and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. All of those books were 5 star audiobooks and her narration was a big part of it. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan”

Holy Freaking OMG – Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrated an Audiobook!

I don’t think I’ve squealed about Hamilton and Lin-Manuel Miranda or any of the amazing cast members here (that needs to be corrected shortly!), but I’m kind of obsessed with it. So much so that when I discovered that Lin had narrated a YA book previously I had to rush out to listen to it as quickly as possible. Even better is that the book turned out to be really well written with amazing characters so BONUS! Continue reading “Holy Freaking OMG – Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrated an Audiobook!”

Celebrating Audiobooks Month: Why We Love Audiobooks

June is Audiobooks Month and the Bookish Ladies are happy to take this opportunity to gush about one of our favorite things. This isn’t a review, a how to, or even a why you need to listen article. It’s simply our Audiobooks story. How we got into them, why we love them, and some of our favorites.  Continue reading “Celebrating Audiobooks Month: Why We Love Audiobooks”

Audiobook Review: A Necessary End by Holly Brown

I chose this audiobook based solely on the narrator. I fell in love with Khristine Hvam when I first listened to her narration of Daughter and Smoke and Bone a few years ago and this might be the 5th or 6th book I’ve bought just to listen to her narrate. She makes me enjoy just about any type of book I listen to and I’ve never been disappointed yet! But this book was even better – a happy surprise where the plot was great and surprising at every turn. Combined with Hvam’s narration it made for a wonderful overall experience. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: A Necessary End by Holly Brown”

Audiobook Review: Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson

Title: Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

Authors: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson (Contributor)

Narrator: Kevin T. Collins

Rating: 4 Stars

Reviewer: Jennifer

Books like Lone Survivor are not a go to for me because I prefer fiction to non-fiction. I typically only read non-fiction if it comes HIGHLY recommended by a friend. Enter said friend. On a recommendation I decided to give the audiobook a try. Lone Survivor was not what I expected … in a good way. Continue reading “Audiobook Review: Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson”

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