May 2013 – Reading Wrap-Up

Well this was by far the most audiobooks I’ve ever listened to in a month AND the most time ever spent listening. Hellooooo yard work and long walks! I finished 8 audiobooks this month, for a total of over 90 hours of listening. My reading, however, was not so much, as much of my free time was spent outside. I only finished 5 books, for a total of about 1400 pages. The fact that 2 of those books were under 150 pages… yeah. Not so much with the non-work reading. Hopefully I can pick back up at least a little bit, because at this rate, I’m going to run out of scheduled reviews. On the bright side, I can always squeeze in a few extra audiobook reviews.

What I Reviewed:

Mrs. Robinson’s Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale, narrated by Wanda McCaddon
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight, narrated by Kristine Hvam
Inferno by Dan Brown, narrated by Paul Michael

The Smart One by Jennifer Close

Historical Fiction
The Other Typist by Susane Rindell
Call Me Zelda
by Erika Robuck
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
The Boleyn King by Laura Andersen
River of Dust by Virginia Pye

The World’s Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne
You’re Not Fooling Anyone When you Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop: Scalzi on Writing by John Scalzi

Other Posts:
Black Venus by James MacManus – Author Interview
D.E.A.R. – May 2013
BOOK CLUB – The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
June is Audiobook Month – Audiobook Week

Picks of the Month:


Other Books Read, Watch for Reviews:

Frozen in Time by Mitchell Zuckoff, narrated by Mitchell Zuckoff
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple, narrated by Kathleen Wilhoite
Snapper by Brian Kimberling, narrated by Macleod Andrews
Bristol House by Beverly Swirling, narrated by Kristen Sieh, Christian Coulson, and James Langton
The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh, narrated by Jayne Paterson
Confessions of a Sociopath by M.E. Thomas, narrated by Bernadette Sullivan

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Penny, N. by Madeline McDonnell
If the Shoe Fits by Megan Mulry

Note: Some of these books were provided to me for review.


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