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Monday, September 19, 2016

TTT: Audiobooks!

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten audiobooks I want I hope to listen to soon!

Yay! Finally a topic after my heart. I love listening to audiobooks. I am always searching for good books in the audio format.  And because I am a big believer in libraries these must be available free of charge with my library card. This is not always an easy task.

Here are a few books I hope to listen to soon:

1. Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
Click on the audio link under the photo of this hyperlink to hear a sample.
I actually bought the CD-set of this audiobook and it arrived today. It will be my next book.
2. Gulp by Mary Roach
Click on link for a sample
I started this audiobook last year and wasn't able to finish it before I had to return it to the library. I want to finish it.
3. True Grit by Charles Portis
This book has been on my TBR forever and I keep thinking if I can find an audiobook I'll finally consume it!
4. LaRose by Louise Erdrich
I am a Louise Erdrich fan. I want to listen to her latest book.
5. The Perfect Horse: The Daring American Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis by Elizabeth Letts
I just heard about this book and it is the type I love to listen to.
6. Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsberg by Irin Carmon
My husband and daughter listened to this audiobook and recommend it.
7. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
I always enjoy listening to books with multi-cultural themes.
8. Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter
I haven't found a sample but I hope I do. This is a perfect type of book for the audio format.
9. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Sometimes these serious books are best for me if I can listen rather than read.
10. On the Edge of Gone by Corrine Duyvis
Fantasy and Science fiction are good audio selections. I am looking forward to this one.

What books are looking forward to listening to?


  1. When Breath Becomes Air is one I want to listen to because Grace from Rebel Mommy Book Blog recommended it! Also, Girl in the Blue Coat looks it will be amazing.
    Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews

  2. I don't listen to a lot of audiobooks but On The edge of Gone and Vassa in the Night would both be good on audio, i would think.

  3. I love The Girl In The Blue Coat. I hope it's a great reading experience!

  4. Aside from The Girl in the Blue Coat, I don't think I've heard of any of these. But I sure hope you enjoy listening to them, Anne! It's always fun to discover new reads. :)

    Thanks so much for visiting Finding Wonderland.

  5. I hope you can find True Grit. I think it would make a good audiobook.

    It's probably because I read so darn fast that I don't seem to have the patience for audio. Unless I'm trapped in a car where I can't read because I get carsick....

    Here's my take on this week's Top Ten: It's Me Again, Hank the Cowdog!

  6. Overdrive has become one of my best friends for audiobooks - and playaways are pretty fantastic. I would love to listen to True Grit one of these days.

  7. Girl in the blue coat is one I hope to read!

  8. Who narrates the RBG audiobook? That one is on my TBR shelf, but I probably won't get to it until next year.

  9. I have seen Girl in The Blue Coat on Goodreads. I will have to check that audiobook out. Great list, Anne and thank you for stopping by. :)

  10. I'm not auditory, so I think that this type of book would be difficult for me. Would that Erdrich book be good for our Book Club? We need to start thinking about choosing more books. :)

  11. I have Gulp in my audiobook library, but haven't listened to it yet. So many audiobooks, so little time. Interesting list.

    Visiting from TTT.

  12. I like your take on this week's TTT! I just downloaded Howard's End and I am pretty excited to start that. Also, yay for libraries!

  13. Oooh yes! I also want to listen to True Grit with narration by Donna Tartt. Notorious RBG was a fantastic audio, super enjoyable. Will have to check out the rest of these! Great list. :)


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