Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald

Narrator: Heather Henderson Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Inc. (2016) Length: 8 hours 30 minutes Author's Page Betty MacDonald returns us to her humorous world, this time during the Great Depression in Seattle. This book is set after her tales of the chicken farm (captured in The Egg and I) and covers her various job fiascoes before and after … Continue reading Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald

Vintage SciFi Month 2017

Once again, my yearly foray into vintage science fiction will be lean. I do so love this yearly reading activity but I'm rather scattered this month with our planned trip to California for my big surgery. Once again, I will be giving this beautiful book, The Second Earth, by Patrick Woodroffe a try. It is … Continue reading Vintage SciFi Month 2017

Audiobook Giveaway & Review: The Plague and I by Betty MacDonald

Scroll to the bottom for the giveaways! Narrator: Heather Henderson Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Inc. (2016) Length: 8 hours 48 minutes Author's Page Betty MacDonald's humorous accounts of life continue! This time, she takes us through the year she spent in a tuberculosis sanitorium in Washington in 1938. She pokes fun at everyone, including herself. This was such … Continue reading Audiobook Giveaway & Review: The Plague and I by Betty MacDonald

The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald

Narrator: Heather Henderson Publisher: Post Hypnotic Press Inc. (2015) Length: 9 hours Author's Page The Egg and I is a mostly autobiographical account about Betty MacDonald's time on a chicken farm in the late 1920s in Washington state. Filled with humor, there's plenty of odd characters, hardships to over come, new foods to be explored, and eggs to … Continue reading The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald

Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

Narrator: Tony Roberts Publisher: HarperAudio (2007) Length: 7 hours 11 minutes Author's Page John, who starts off researching what family members of the makers of the atomic bomb were doing on the day when Hiroshima was bombed, but soon gets caught up in a minor mystery that involves the children of physicist Felix Hoenikker. Add in a calypso singer's … Continue reading Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

Sleeping Beauty by Jenni James

Where I Got It: Review copy Narrator: Karen Dotrice, Punch Audio Publisher: StoneHouse Ink (2016) Length: 4 hours 18 minutes Series: Book 2 Faerie Tale Collection Author's Page Note: While this is Book 2 in the collection it works just fine as a stand a lone. Aleyna has been asleep for decades. The evil enchantress Valeria destroyed her kingdom. The good … Continue reading Sleeping Beauty by Jenni James

The Sound of His Horn by Sarban (aka John William Wall)

Where I Got It: Won a copy Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki Publisher: Skyboat Media Inc. (2014) Length: 4 hours Author's Page This is one of those classics that I somehow missed until I won a copy. I'm very glad it came to my attention. It's a very interesting mix of alternate history (what if the Nazis had won their war?), time … Continue reading The Sound of His Horn by Sarban (aka John William Wall)

Marley – The Other Christmas Carol by Donald Allen Kirch

Where I Got It: Review copy Narrator: J. Scott Bennett Publisher: Donald Allen Kirch (2015) Length: 2 hours 46 minutes Author's Page Marley has been trapped, haunting Ebeneezer Scrooge's old house for several generations.  The chains still weigh down his ghostly form. He waits for a path of redemption but can't see it ever happening. He's a pretty depressed … Continue reading Marley – The Other Christmas Carol by Donald Allen Kirch

The Island of Doctor Moreau (dramatized) by H. G. Wells & Mondello Publishing

Where I Got It: Review copy Narrator: Nathalie Boltt, Matthew Posner, Andrew McGinn, and see the full cast HERE. Publisher: Mondello Publishing (2014) Length: 2 hours 47 minutes Author's Page Dr. Edward Prendick finds himself on a plane that is crashing into the sea. Luckily, he survives and is eventually found on his little raft by a passing ship. Dr. … Continue reading The Island of Doctor Moreau (dramatized) by H. G. Wells & Mondello Publishing

The Cottage at Bantry Bay by Hilda van Stockum

Where I Got It: Review copy from the narrator (thanks!) Narrator: Valerie Gilbert Publisher: Bethlehem Books (2014) Length: 4 hours 44 minutes Author's Page The O'Sullivan family is an Irish family doing their best to get by in the first half of the 1900s (1930s, I think). The four kids (Michael, Brigid, Liam, and Francis) star prominently in this book. First … Continue reading The Cottage at Bantry Bay by Hilda van Stockum