June is Audiobook Month – Some Recommendations and a Giveaway!


June is audiobook month! If you haven’t yet given audiobooks a try, now is the perfect time. Here are a few of my recent favorites, and you can enter the giveaway below for your chance to win a great selection of audiobooks to get you started. Already an audiobook fan? Leave me your recommendations in the comments – I’d love to hear from you!

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Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie read by Jim Dale

If you have a classic or two on your TBR pile, audiobooks are a perfect way to enjoy them. Many wonderful audiobook narrators and well-recognized actors have lent their voices to the classics. I love to listen to Jim Dale narrate a story, and Peter Pan is an enjoyable classic for the whole family. This would be perfect for your next road trip.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams read by Stephen Fry

Need a good laugh to wake you up on the way to work in the morning? This is a perfect listen, and Stephen Fry does a wonderful job with this classic sci-fi romp through the galaxy.

Along Came a Spider by James Patterson read by Charles Turner

I really enjoy starting at the beginning of an established series knowing there is a long list of books waiting for me as soon as i finish the first one. The Alex Cross series by James Patterson has been a great one to keep me company as I commute to and from work every day.

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Bless Her Dead Little Heart by Miranda James read by Jorjeana Marie

If you like your mysteries a little lighter – try a good cozy, like Bless Her Dead Little Heart. This is the first book in a series with interesting characters, adorable animals, and just enough murder and mayhem to keep things interesting. Jorjeana Marie uses just the right accent for this story. I love to listen to cozy mysteries when I’m crocheting, folding laundry, or doing other things around the house.

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman read by Neil Gaiman

This is a beautifully written modern fantasy story, and Neil Gaiman is the perfect narrator. Who better to know exactly what inflection is needed where to keep the tension high where it should be, and the emotion strong when you’re supposed to feel what the characters are feeling? I loved this book, and I’d highly recommend the audio version if you are thinking of checking it out.

Giveaway time!

Enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for your chance to win downloads of all 8 of the following books:

Seven by Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith, and Susan Yankowitz

Gone to Dust by Matt Goldman, narrated by MacLeod Andrews

Bring Me Back by B. A. Paris, narrated by Kevin Hely and Cathleen McCarron

Wings of Fire Book One: The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland, narrated by Shannon MacManus

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan, narrated by Todd McLaren

Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan, narrated by David Shih

A Girl Stands at the Door by Rachel Devlin, narrated by Robin Miles

Torn from Troy, Book 1 in the Odyssey of a Slave Trilogy by Patrick Bowman, narrated by Gerard Doyle


Stop by and visit all of the blogs on the JIAM tour for more great audiobook recommendations, and more chances to win!

I Am Indeed – Friday, June 1

The Book’s the Thing – Monday, June 4

Beth Fish Reads – Tuesday, June5

Collector of Book Boyfriends – Wednesday, June 6

To Read or Not To Read – Thursday, June 7

Adolescent Audio Adventures – Friday, June 8

Carol Baldwin Blog – Monday, June 11

Brian’s Book Blog – Tuesday, June 12

Caffeinated Book Reviewer – Wednesday, June 13

Under My Apple Tree – Thursday, June 14

Shelf Addiction – Friday, June 15

Enchantress Of Books – Monday June 18

Books, Movies, Reviews, Oh My – Tuesday, June 19

AudioGals – Wednesday, June 20

Sarah’s Book Shelves – Thursday June 21

Under the Boardwalk – Friday June 22

Everyday I Write The Book – Sunday, June 24

A Bookworm’s World – Monday, June 25

Fangs Wands and Fairy Dust – Tuesday, June 26

Books of my Heart – Wednesday, June 27

AudioGals – Thursday, June 28

The Audio Flow – Friday, June 29

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