Audio Book

Excerpt from The Man on the Mountaintop by Susan Trott Audiobook Review

The Man on the Mountain top is an Audible Original version of the Holy Man trilogy by Susan Trott, and adapted by Libby Spurrier. The Man on the Mountaintop is about a holy man named Joe who lives on a hermitage atop an unnamed mountain in an unnamed exotic locale. During the summer there is a massive pilgrimage to visit Joe as people come to find answers and enlightenment by getting

Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper Book Review

Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper is a paranormal romantic comedy. I listened to the Audible Original version of this book narrated by Amanda Ronconi and Jonathan Davis. Ingrid Asher, a tree nymph, is the newest paranormal member of Mystic bayou, a little town in the swamp that is home to shifters, vampires, witches and even humans. Fleeing the crowds of the big city all she wants is

Cold Moon over Babylon by Michael McDowell Book Review

Cold Moon over Babylon by Michael McDowell is an American Gothic horror set in the sleepy town of Babylon, Alabama. The Larkin family’s past is marked by a tragic accident that claimed the lives of the Larkin parents, leaving their young son and daughter and struggling blueberry farm in the care of their grandmother. unfortunately the tragedy doesn’t end there, year later 14 year old Margret Larkin is murdered and

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal Book Review

The Calculating Stars by Mary Mary Robinette Kowal is a prequel to Lady Astronaut of Mars. The series is an alternate history imagining of what could have happened if a deteriorate had hit each in 1952, making the earth uninhabitable and changing the space race as humans look for a new world to inhabit. Elma York, a mathematician and former war pilot is a calculator for the International Aerospace Coalition’s

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton Audiobook Review

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton is a generational story that takes part in 1913, 1975 and 2005. Cassandra leaves her home in Australia to deal with the cottage that she has inherited from her beloved grandmother, Nell, in England. Still reeling from a tragic accident that happened a few years earlier, Cassandra feels like her entire life is being ripped apart. In England Cassandra discovers that along with the

Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison book review

Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny by Holly Madison is an autobiographical book focused on Holly’s time in the Playboy mansion and how she got there. I listened to the audiobook of this which is narrated by Holly and I 100% recommend this as the way to consume this book. In the book, Holly Madison, Hefner’s former number-one girlfriend, looks back on her

The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon Audiobook Review

The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon is an Audible original mystery and thriller audiobook aimed at teens and young adults. Emily Poe has won a full scholarship to the exclusive Audyn school in Manhattan. She thought the elaborate test by the mysterious Leopold Foundation to get into the school would be her biggest challenge, but it turns out that getting in was only the first hurdle and not everything is

A Mind of Her Own by Paula McLain Audiobook Review

A Mind of Her Own by Paula McLain is an Audible Original narrated by Hillary Huber about Marie Curie’s earlier life. This is a short story that is an easy 1 and a half hour listen, perfect for a commute. The story starts off in 1893 Paris where 25-year-old Polish, Marie Sklodowska is studying science at the Sorbonne. Determined to win a male-dominated field and in a world that is