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[11 Feb 2015 | One Comment | 376 views]

From the “made with real truth” section of the iTunes Audiobook Store comes The Dovekeepers: A Novel, the February audiobook of the month. It’s a retelling of the Mosada epic (70 CE) through the lives of two women and five …

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[9 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 556 views]

If you don’t count 2011’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, written under her Robert Galbraith nom de plume, then The Casual Vacancy ($5.95) was JK Rowling’s first novel for adults. Regardless, it’s all good stuff and this particular batch is specially priced …

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[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 794 views]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to spend hours and hours on a train, in the car or inflight! The perfect hands-free reading choice when you’re en route or on grandma’s couch is a cheap audiobook and, boy …

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 650 views]

What if you could live again and again? Ursula Todd is living, and dying, to fulfill this blessed curse in a bit o’ Kate Atkinson penned historical fictional that traverses the 20th Century in Life After Life: A Novel ($5.95).
What …

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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 581 views]

Humans and their compelling need to blend novel yet fashionable topics. Take a 15-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome and a neighborhood crime involving a murdered dog, and you’ve got the basis for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, …

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 456 views]

Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You is the October Audiobook of the Month, and arrives just in time for the release of the movie of the same name. Interesting twist? Tropper also wrote the This Is Where I …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 343 views]

Louise Erdrich’s The Round House is the 2012 National Book Award for Fiction, which is a concise way of saying smart people paid to think about such things strongly believe this book is worth your time. Intrigued? Other smart people …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 2,309 views]

The July Audiobook of the Month is a page turner in the classic sense. Historical fiction, a monumental clash of titans and titanic egos, is the storyline of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall ($5.95), which vividly details the trials, travails and …

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[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 362 views]

The iTunes June Audiobook of the Month is Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette. It’s a story about a complex rebel character, Bernadette, who once inadvertently caused a mudslide to avoid a social engagement — weird and interesting.
Bernadette Fox is …

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 5,892 views]

Thirty years of Afghan history, the story of invasions and civil war, as seen through the eyes of two women striving to survive. Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns ($5.95) is a tale of family friendship, faith and salvation.
Born a …

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[15 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 1,600 views]

But can love prevail? That’s the question that begins the story in Delirium, the March Audiobook of the Month. With audiobooks, you do have time to read, to dream, replenish.
Ninety-five days, and then I’ll be safe. I wonder whether the …

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[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,589 views]

With audiobooks, you have time to read because you can listen almost anytime, anywhere. With the February Audiobook of the Month, Jeffrey Archer’s Only Time Will Tell: The Clifton Chronicles, Book 1 ($5.95), you can also afford it.
From the internationally …

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[19 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 561 views]

Looking for a dose of inspirational fiction? Jojo Moyes Me Before You gives fresh twist to the “finding new life in unexpected places” genre and it’s the audiobook of the month, available at special price of just $5.95.
Louisa Clark is …

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[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 279 views]

Here comes Santa Claus, as well as lots of empty time spent in planes, trains and automobiles. That said, David Sedari’s seasonal classic, Holidays On Ice, is now available in audiobook form with six new stories and at a special …

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[23 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,480 views]

His products are loved, instantly recognizable icons around the world. However, little is known about the man himself. Author Leander Kahney, who also penned a biography on Steve Jobs, has delivered Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products, a …