Friday, June 25, 2010

Audio Book Week ~ June 21 - 25 ~ My Favorite Audio Books




Today's assignment - share some of your favorite audio books with us. 
Just so many to choose from, but some that have left an impression (in no particular order) are:
  1. The Commoner; Richard Schwartz
  2. The Things The Carried; Tim O'Brien
  3. The Kite Runner; Khaled Hosseini
  4. Life of Pi; Yann Martel
  5. The Gold Coast; Nelson DeMille
  6. Middlesex; Jeffrey Eugendnies
  7. The Bonesetter's Daughter; Amy Tan
  8. Alex and Me; Irene Pepperberg
  9. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid; Bill Bryson
  10. The Book Thief; Marcus Zusak
  11. Cutting for Stone; Verghese
  12. The Namesake; Lahari
  13. The Passage; Justin Cronin (current audio book)
  14. House Rules; Jodi Picoult
  15. Boy in the Stripe Pajamas; Boyne
How about you? What are some of your favorite?

10 comments:

  1. I love Bill Bryson on audio and Bonesetter's Daughter was really good too. I've listened to DeMille, but not that one. And, yes, Middlesex -- ahhhhhh. My top audiobook until I listened to Wicked, Lovely.

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  2. I definitely want to read Cutting for Stone soon... just can't decide between the book and the audio!

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  3. I haven't listened to The Gold Coast, but I do like some of Nelson Demille's other audiobooks. The Lion's Game, read by Scott Brick, was one of the first audiobooks that I fell in love with.

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  4. The Help by Katheryn Stockett was an amazing audio book. I so have a few urban fantasy authors I love on audio.

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  5. I love these lists!! I just requested 2 playaways from my library. Hopefully when I get my iTouch it will be easier to download the CD's to it!!

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  6. I have to say, I was not enthralled with "Cutting for Stone" in audio. The production was good, but I don't think it is a book that lends itself particularly well to audio, with the way it jumps back and forth in time.

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  7. Great list! I've read several of those books but haven't experienced any of them in audio.

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  8. The Book Thief is on my TBR. I'm considering trying the audiobook. Your list has many appealing titles.

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  9. I've read somewhere that Cutting For Stone was fantastic on audio.

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  10. I am listening to the Unnamed right now on Audio and it is great! I also like Bryson and Sedaris on audio - they are excellent.

    thanks for your list - I will have to put these on my audible.com wish list!

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