In Episode 3, I’m back to my regular format with Susie from the blog Novel Visits (one of my top recommendation sources!). Susie recently fell in love with audiobooks and, unlike me, listens to fiction on audio. Join us for her fiction audiobook recommendations!
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- Why listening to audiobooks is not cheating.
- The sign you’re listening to a great audiobook.
- The one book that really turned Susie on to audiobooks.
- Susie’s favorite audiobook narrators (Julia Whelan, Cassandra Campbell, Therese Plummer).
- Sarah’s all-time favorite audiobook (it’s a miracle…I am actually able to pick just one!).
- Susie’s favorite apps to listen to audiobooks.
- Sarah’s take on the problem with thrillers these days.
Susie’s Fiction Audiobook Recommendations
Two OLD Audiobooks She Loves
- Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:57]
- The Power by Naomi Alderman | Buy from Amazon [18:20]
Two NEW Audiobooks She Loves
- The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [20:59]
- The Wildlands by Abby Geni (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [23:23]
One Audiobook She Didn’t Love
One Upcoming Release She’s Excited About
Other Books Mentioned
- Our House by Louise Candlish | Buy from Amazon [6:44]
- Other People’s Houses by Abbi Waxman | Buy from Amazon [6:53]
- Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [7:51]
- Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [9:42]
- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [9:46]
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [11:01]
- How to Walk Away by Katherine Center (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [11:28]
- According to a Source by Abby Stern | Buy from Amazon [11:31]
- Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed | Buy from Amazon [12:30]
- From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [12:38]
- This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Phillips | Buy from Amazon [12:50]
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood | Buy from Amazon [20:10]
- Bachelor Nation by Amy Kaufman (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [22:44]
- Final Girls by Riley Sager | Buy from Amazon [27:34]
- The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker | Buy from Amazon [30:00]
- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [31:55]
- Exit West by Mohsin Hamid | Buy from Amazon [33:10]
- Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [33:21]
- Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison | Buy from Amazon [33:38]
- Audible (Susie’s preferred app for audiobook listening)
- Libby (Sarah’s preferred app for listening to audiobooks from the library)
- Reality Steve
- Riley Sager story (from Wall Street Journal)
- Annie Jones from From the Front Porch podcast
I’ve loved reading for as long as I can remember. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve long afternoons at the library and then reading late into the night. More than ten years ago, I began journaling about the books I read and turned that passion into writing about books. My first forays were as a guest reviewer on a friend’s blog, but I soon realized I wanted to be reviewing and talking about books on a blog of my own. From there, Novel Visits was born. That was in 2016 and, though the learning curve was steep, I love being a part of the book community. Novel Visits focuses on new novel reviews (print and audio), previews of upcoming releases, and musings on all things bookish.
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What are some of your favorite fiction audiobooks?