I bought My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan on audio when it released without even reading the synopsis primarily to support Whelan whom I love as a narrator. And, of course, it sat on my Audible App for far too long.
Major Audiobook hangover! The wait for the Sweep of the Blade by Ilona Andrews seemed to take forever and as soon as it uploaded I devoured it. Now pardon me while I cry in a corner.
Dark Age by Pierce Brown the fifth book in the Red Rising series was one that I savoured. Dark, brutal and a beast of a tale no one is safe least of all you.
The Scribe by Elizabeth Hunter is the first in the Irin Chronicles. Danger, romance, exotic locations and secret races. Steeped in mythology this fantasy series narrated by Zachary Webber kept me listening into the wee hours.
In Carnations and Chaos by London Lovett, I headed back to Port Danby for another cozy mystery. The series features a heroine with an astute nose.
First, I did not one-click this book because the dude on the cover reminded me of Keanu Reeves. 👀 Ok, so maybe I did! 🤣 But, I love romantic suspense and I wanted to try this author. Plus the synopsis grabbed me. ‘Nough said.
Brief Cases written by Jim Butcher and narrated by Jim Butcher, James Marsters, Cassandra Campbell, Julia Whelan, and Oliver Wyman takes listeners into the world of Harry Dresden.
Welcome to another edition of Nonna’s Corner where I share books I’ve read with my grandchildren, affectionately referred to as the “Royals,” here at Caffeinated. Today we have Don’t Drink the Pink written by B.C.R. Fegan and illustrated by Lenny Wen. This book made me cry and has become a favorite read this summer. Grab an iced mocha and enjoy!
Fated by Benedict Jacka is the first audio in the urban fantasy series, Alex Verus set in modern day London featuring a Dark Mage who runs a magic shop and has been blacklisted from the council. An engaging start to what looks to be an addictive urban fantasy series.
Hells Bells, Harry Dresden is prime in Skin Game by Jim Butcher. Narrated by James Marsters this addictive urban fantasy with it’s fearless quirky characters is as addictive as ever!