The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Narrator: Christina Moore Publisher: Recorded Books (2016) Length: 9 hours 37 minutes Author's Page In this beautifully magical book, the witch Xan adopts a sacrificial baby from the Protectorate into her heart, having accidentally fed her the moonlight. As baby Luna grows, so does her magic yet she is unable to control it. Soon she unknowingly becomes a … Continue reading The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Kushiel’s Scion by Jacqueline Carey

Where I Got It: Own it. Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Tantor Audio (2008) Length: 27 hours 38 minutes Series: Book 4 Kushiel's Legacy Author's Page   Note: While this is Book 4 in Kushiel's Legacy (also referred to as the Terre D'Ange Cycle) it is Book 1 in the second trilogy and focuses on Imriel de la Courcel, … Continue reading Kushiel’s Scion by Jacqueline Carey

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Why I Read It: I had the pleasure of reading Jeannette Walls' book The Glass Castle some years ago and was greatly impressed by it. Where I Got It: A review copy from the publisher (thanks!). Who I Recommend This To: If you enjoy a mix of harsh reality and humor in a coming of … Continue reading The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Why I Read It: I'm participating in Little Red Reviewer's Vintage Scifi Month, and this fit. Where I Got It: The Library. Who I Recommend This To: In many regards, this is a coming of age story, and if you enjoy those, then this would probably suit you. Narrator: Full Cast - The Colonial Radio … Continue reading Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Why I Read It: I was looking for something outside my normal genres. Where I Got It: The library. Who I Recommend This To: This was a tough story. If you're looking for a well-written tough story, then this might be the one for you. Narrator: Lisette Lecat Publisher: Recorded Books (2004) Length: 10 CDs … Continue reading Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Why I Read It: The title caught my eye, I wanted something short, and I like Jeremy Irons's voice. Where I got it: The library Narrator: Jeremy Irons Publisher: (Harper Audio 2001) Length: ~4 hours This is a dense, enchanting novel. For only 4 CDs, there is much that happens in this tale. Paulo Coelho … Continue reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho