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

The Blue Ice by Hammond Innes

Narrator: Jerry Farden Publisher: Recorded Books (1989) Length: 9 hours 30 mins Author's Page This book was originally published in 1948 with the story being set in the 1950s. So, today, it reads a bit like historical fiction with plenty of action and a little romance thread woven in. George Farnell, a mineralogist, disappeared 10 years ago. Now … Continue reading The Blue Ice by Hammond Innes

Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Recorded Books (2016) Length: 19 hours 24 mins Author's Page In this historical fantasy, Kay captures a beautiful tale that is part coming of age, part espionage, part love story. In a world that closely resembles Renaissance Europe, a bevy of fascinating characters captured my attention and my heart. This was such a well-balanced … Continue reading Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Narrator: Tim Gerard Reynolds Publisher: Recorded Books (2016) Length: 21 hours 50 minutes Series: Book 3 Red Rising Author's Page Note: You really need to read the previous books in this series to understand this book. Book 2, Golden Son, left us on a hell of a cliffhanger. Luckily, Book 3 picks up where things were left, which was … Continue reading Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Golden Son by Pierce Brown

Where I Got It: Own it Narrator: Tim Gerard Reynolds Publisher: Recorded Books (2015) Length: 19 hours 2 minutes Series: Book 2 Red Rising Author's Page Note: You really need to read Book 1, Red Rising, to understand this book. This book picks up several months (a year?) after the end of Red Rising. It's a space battle! … Continue reading Golden Son by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Where I Got It: Own it Narrator: Tim Gerard Reynolds Publisher: Recorded Books (2014) Length: 16 hours 12 minutes Series: Book 1 Red Rising Author's Page Set in a far distant future on Mars, Darrow works hard mining below the surface. Mars's caste system has kept the population, and especially the Reds like Darrow, working hard for a … Continue reading Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Wait for Signs by Craig Johnson

Where I Got It: Own it Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books (2014) Length: 5 hours 8 minutes Series: Walt Longmire (collection of short stories) Author's Page This collection contains 12 short stories about Sheriff Walt Longmire and his myriad of side kicks, set in the modern-day Absaroka County, Wyoming. There's also an introduction by Lou Diamond Phillips, who plays … Continue reading Wait for Signs by Craig Johnson

Corridors of the Night by Anne Perry

Where I Got It: Won a copy Narrator: David Collacci Publisher: Recorded Books (2015) Length: 10 hours 42 minutes Series: Book 21 William Monk Author's Page Note: While this is the 21st book in this series, it worked pretty well as a stand lone. My only comment is that several of the side characters are fully formed and it … Continue reading Corridors of the Night by Anne Perry

A Serpent’s Tooth by Craig Johnson

Where I Got It: From the library. Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books (2013) Length: 9 hours 26 minutes Series: Book 9 Walt Longmire Author's Page Note: While this is Book 9 in the series, it works well as a stand alone. There are some vague references to events that happened in the previous book, but I don't feel that … Continue reading A Serpent’s Tooth by Craig Johnson

The Grim Company by Luke Scull

Where I Got It: Borrowed from the library. Narrator: Gerard Doyle Publisher: Recorded Books (2013) Length: 15 hours 38 minutes Series: Book 1 The Grim Company Author's Page Set in a dystopianized fantasy world, a set of heroes comes forth to fight evil, or at least, to save their own skins. Young Davarus Cole boldly steps forward, believing with every … Continue reading The Grim Company by Luke Scull