💬 Thursday Thoughts & Opinions: The Spook Effect

Are spooky stories more tolerable in the audiobook format? Growing up, I always knew I was a “baby” when it came to scary stories. I learned to lean in to my low tolerance for them. It was never really something I was ashamed of; It was just part of my …

🎃 Saturday Selects: Pick Your Paranormal

This post contains affiliate links. Purchasing through them helps keep The Audiobookworm going. Learn more here. Seasonal recommendations for your October listening pleasure. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The air has a chill to it, American Horror Story is back on television and there’s candy everywhere. And, perhaps best of all, …

🔎 Monday Discovery: Learning Ally

As promised in my Talking Audiobooks interview, today’s discovery is centered around Learning Ally. I made this discovery a few months ago, but wanted to gather enough information before sharing it with you. This is the kind of discovery that has the potential to change lives. Learning Ally is a …

✏️ Wednesday Resource Review: Playster

The purpose of Wednesday Resource Reviews is to help listeners and potential listeners compare and contrast the many audiobook listening resources available to them. I will test as many of these resources as possible and relay my first-hand experiences in an effort to help you find an audiobook resource/service that …

💬 Thursday Thoughts & Opinions: Authors As Narrators

Author narration is bold, but is it worth it? Most listeners have had experiences hearing author narrated audiobooks, be they positive or negative. In my experience, the majority have been mediocre to negative, which has made me wary of listening to author narration. My general feeling on the subject is …

✏️ Wednesday Resource Review: TuneIn Premium

  The purpose of Wednesday Resource Reviews is to help listeners and potential listeners compare and contrast the many audiobook listening resources available to them. I will test as many of these resources as possible and relay my first-hand experiences in an effort to help you find an audiobook resource/service …

✏️ Wednesday Resource Review: Audiobooks.com

This post contains affiliate links. Purchasing through them helps keep The Audiobookworm going. Learn more here. The purpose of Wednesday Resource Reviews is to help listeners and potential listeners compare and contrast the many audiobook listening resources available to them. I will test as many of these resources as possible and relay …

✏️ Wednesday Resource Review: Scribd

The purpose of Wednesday Resource Reviews is to help listeners and potential listeners compare and contrast the many audiobook listening resources available to them. I will test as many of these resources as possible and relay my first-hand experiences in an effort to help you find an audiobook resource/service that …

Chasing the Bus: 8 Ways to Catch Up on Your 2016 Challenge

We’re more than 75% through 2016 and I’m 100% in trouble with my challenge. Are you?   Maybe you bit off more than you could chew. Maybe life happened. Whatever the reason, you and I (and a ton of others) are in the same boat. I’m currently eight books behind schedule, …

💬 Thursday Thoughts & Opinions: Rethinking Age Appropriateness

Is it time to rethink the way we categorize Young Adult fiction?   The discussion of adult themes in young adult fiction (YA) is a hot topic now. I’ve read comments from parents concerned over the direction YA is taking and I’ve read rebuttals from teenagers claiming that they see worse …