Category Archives: Audiobooks

FREE 1 Month Trial: Audible Romance Package

If the three key things to great real estate are location, location, and location, the three key things to great audio books must be narration, narration, and narration. Colin Firth won an Audie Award for his narration of the Audible … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Peter Pan

Lily Collins fabulously narrates this Audible edition of Peter Pan. When kids believe they can fly, Peter Pan magically leads them away to Neverland with a cranky fairy named Tinkerbell. They battle pirates and live happily without adults until they … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

Peter Pan, narrated by Lily Collins, and published by Audible, landed in my mailbox. It’s always interesting to look at the classics you read as a kid when you have a lot more life experience:) The first time I read … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits

Here is the description from Amazon: “One Breath is a gripping and powerful exploration of the strange and fascinating sport of freediving, and of the tragic, untimely death of America’s greatest freediver. Competitive freediving – a sport built on diving … Continue reading

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Review: Tangled Vines by Frances Dinkelspiel

While the original thirteen colonies were fighting for independence from England in 1779, in California, Franciscans were perfecting wine. Tangled Vines depicts the fascinating history of California’s wines. It’s bookended by the story of the worst wine arson ever: In … Continue reading

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Review: Chain of Title

Chain of Title by David Dayen presents a never dull story of mortgage fraud and mortgage foreclosure. For a brief time, some would say not brief enough, no income and no assets were required to buy houses. People were pushed … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I was happy to receive a copy of Chain of Title from Audible in my mailbox today. Here is the description from Amazon: “In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance … Continue reading

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Review: Frederick’s Queen

Here is the description of the Audible edition of Frederick’s Queen from Amazon: “There can be no light without darkness, no hope without despair, no love without heartache Some scars can’t be seen When the handsome Frederick Mackintosh offers to … Continue reading

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Mulligan’s Christmas Stew – Audiobook Review

Here is the description of Mulligan’s Christmas Stew from Audible: “For more than 30 years as a roving reporter, AP pecial correspondent (and legendary storyteller) Hugh Mulligan wrote witty, quirky, and sometimes poignant Christmas columns from many distant datelines. Whether … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday

I have a pre-order for the audiobook edition of Mulligan’s Christmas Stew. I want to listen to this author’s stories about celebrating Christmas all over the world through the years. Here is the description from Amazon: “For more than 30 … Continue reading

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