Sunday Spotlight: Curt Simmons

Curt Simmons happens to be one of the most congenial, approachable individuals I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know through The Audiobookworm. He so expertly narrated Omari and the People that I had to know more about his experiences in narration and audiobook production. Curt was generous enough to give us some insight into his …

💬 5 Fast Facts About the Blogger

I thought it would be fun to share a few general facts about myself. Feel free to comment with some facts of your own. I look forward to getting to know you! 1..I’m a huge animal lover. I served as Vice President of a non-profit animal rescue/advocacy organization from 2010-2014. a) I’ve …

✏️ Wednesday Resource Review: Audible

  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 …

Top 10 Tuesday: Books I Want Converted to Audio

I decided to switch things up today and do a “Top 10 Tuesday” post (tweaking a meme begun by The Broke and the Bookish, though not this exact topic) instead of “Tuesday Listening Tips”. Nothing wrong with a little variety! Plus, today’s post is about a topic that is constantly on …

💬 Thursday Thoughts & Opinions: The Truth About Books and Audiobooks

Time to address the elephant in the room: Which is better, books or audiobooks? Folks love to weigh in, claiming that one of these options is far superior than the other. It’s extremely reminiscent of the age-old cats vs. dogs debate. My official stance on the matter is: Frankly, my dears, …

Tuesday Listening Tip: Overdrive, Hoopla, & “Super” Library Cards

Paying a small fee for a card from a larger library branch can save you a lot in the long run! Today’s listening tip will build off of yesterday’s Monday Discovery about the many things local libraries have to offer in the digital age. Libraries are an incredibly underutilized resource for audiobook listening. Let’s …

🔎 Monday Discovery: Low-Risk Listening

Oh, the things a library card can do for you! Choosing an audiobook can sometimes be a stressful event. Your money and audiobook credits are hard-earned. You don’t want to just throw them at any title that comes along. You want to make sure it’s the right one. Audio samples and reviews are …

🔎 Monday Discovery: Unlimited Audiobooks Are Back!

5,000 unlimited audiobooks + 2-months= #Winning This discovery is H-U-G-E and will undoubtedly be a game changer for audiobook lovers everywhere over the next two months! Scribd recently announced that they are temporarily reinstating their unlimited audiobook listening program until September 30, 2016. Scribd members will have unlimited access to …

🔎 Monday Discovery: 11.22.63 on Hulu

  It’s funny the things you discover by accident. Like today when I logged onto my Hulu account, just casually trying to find an unseen episode of Seinfeld, and discovered that one of my all-time favorite standalone novels has been turned into a Hulu original television show. 11/22/63 is special to me …

💬 Thursday Thoughts & Opinions: Are Audiobooks Right For You?

Are audiobooks right for you? Pros: Multitasking This is my number one reason for being an audiobook addict. There is no way I could have read 15+ physical books last month. I just had too much going on. But with audiobooks, I can dedicate almost 75% of my day to …