Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

Caster Chronicles #3 Description⎮Reviewed Oct. 2015 Narrator: Kevin T. Collins Length: 16h 15m Publisher: Hachette Audio⎮2011 3.5 ★ Audiobook⎮I’m still enjoying this series, although the ending (among other things) made the whole book seem a little bit like a bridge novel to get to number four. Book number three in a series …

A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

Firebird #1 Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Tavia Gilbert Length: 9h 18m Publisher: HarperCollins⎮2014 5 ★ Audiobook⎮I picked this up thinking it would be a YA Contemporary story (based on the cover, I suppose). Boy, was I surprised! This story perfectly captured how I envision alternate universes. It was really everything I …

Tempting Fate by April White

Immortal Descendants #2 Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Gemma Barrett Length: 15h 0m Publisher: April White⎮2015 4.5 ★ Audiobook⎮I’m giving this installment of the Immortal Descendants series .25 less of a star than the first because, although I am still completely enthralled by Saira and her world, the premise of this particular …

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

A Darker Shade of Magic #1 Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2015 Narrator: Steven Crossley Length: 11h 34m Publisher: Tantor Audio⎮2015 4 ★ Audiobook⎮Despite my hearty loathing the audiobook’s narration, this is still a four-star story. This was almost everything I’ve ever wanted from a parallel universe story (and what I was hoping A Trial …

The Shining by Stephen King

The Shining #1 Description⎮Reviewed Oct. 2015 Narrator: Campbell Scott Length: 15h 49m Publisher: Random House Audio⎮2005 4 ★ Audiobook⎮Seriously, does this guy ever disappoint?! Stephen King is always a sure thing for enjoyable reading and a guaranteed cure for a reading slump. This book was somewhere between 4 and 4.5 stars. It …

Unhappenings by Edward Aubry

Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Josh Hurley Length: 12h 6m Publisher: Audible, Inc.⎮2015 4 ★ Audiobook⎮Whew. This was a trip! And by “trip” I mean an absolute roller coaster ride. It was extremely enjoyable and fairly easy to comprehend. The author obviously took great care to ensure the story’s comprehension for all types of …

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Rebecca Lowman Length: 8h 14m Publisher: HarperCollins⎮2015 5 ★ Audiobook⎮My Heart and Other Black Holes was a rare combination of simple and complex. The topic it addressed (teenage depression/mental illness and suicide) is definitely a profound issue, yet I was able to breeze through this story fairly …

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Illuminae Files #1 Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2015 Narrator: Olivia Taylor Dudley, Lincoln Hoppe, Jonathan McClain Length: 11h 41m Publisher: Listening Library⎮2015 5 ★ Audiobook⎮”DON’T LOOK AT ME!” Because I’m grinning like a fool. I rated this at five stars within the first 15 minutes of starting it. Premature assumption? Not. One. Bit. This …

Marking Time by April White

Immortal Descendants #1 Description⎮Reviewed Jan. 2016 Narrator: Em Eldridge Length: 16h 19m Publisher: April White⎮2014 4.75 ★ Audiobook ⎮This series is such a hidden gem. I can’t understand why this series isn’t talked about at all. If I hadn’t stumbled upon it on Audible, I would have seriously missed out. Even …

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Description⎮Reviewed Nov. 2016 Narrator: Steve West, Fiona Hardingham Length: 12h 6m Publisher: Scholastic Audio⎮2011 5 ★ Audiobook⎮This book is a slow burn. I can’t recall a story that has ever touched my soul quite like this one. This story managed to get under my skin in the most hauntingly pleasant sort of …