Audiobooks Category

Audiobook Review: The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater Genre: Supernatural, Young AdultSeries: The Raven Cycle #2Publisher: Scholastic Inc.Publication Date: September 24, 2013Author Info: www.maggiestiefvater.com Wendy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars – “Stiefvater manipulates descriptions such that they don’t simply invoke an image, but a feeling.” Maggie Stiefvater did it to me again. As if I wasn’t already in love with Blue and her Raven […]

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Audiobook Review: The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon Genre: Science Fiction Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Bone Season Publisher: Audible for Bloomsbury Date of Publication: August 20, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “The main character is a smart, capable  heroine whose strength and poise is wonderfully conveyed by  […]

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Audiobook Review: Solaris by Stanislaw Lem

Solaris by Stanisław Lem Genre: Science FictionPublication Date: 1961 This story could easily have gone down a dark, even horror-based path,  […] but the book really surprised me with the touching and even practical way it dealt with the intense emotions. 4 of 5 stars After listening to METAtropolis and really enjoying Alessandro Juliani‘s narration of […]

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Mogsy’s Book Haul

Here are the newest additions to my library since the last time I did this feature, and as usual I like to talk about the books because you never know what might catch your eye! Let me know if anything here looks interesting to you. First, the physical pile. Isn’t it kinda weird how the […]

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Audiobook Review: Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey

Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey Genre: Post-Apocalyptic, Dystopia Series: Silo #1 (collecting Wool #1-5) Publisher: Broad Reach Publishing Publication Date: January 2012 Author Info: http://www.hughhowey.com Wool Omnibus is a collection of novellas that began as a short story that quietly became more popular than the author expected. Since then, Howey has followed through with further stories […]

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Audiobook Review: City of Lies by Lian Tanner

City of Lies by Lian Tanner Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Young Adult Series: The Keepers #2 Publisher: Delacorte Books Publication Date: January 1, 2011 Author Info: http://www.liantanner.com.au/ Just assume that if I listen to an audiobook narrated by Claudia Black, that I will be giving her performance five stars. Not only does she once again do […]

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10 Audiobook Narrators We Love

It’s no secret we’re huge fans of audiobooks here on The BiblioSanctum. Whether you’re on the road, busy working, or just generally have your hands too full to read, listening to audiobooks is a great way to enjoy books thanks to the talented voice actors and actresses who narrate them. This “10…” post is inspired […]

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Audiobook Review: METAtropolis

Metatropolis by various authors Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian Future METAtropolis is a collection of short stories by several science fiction authors who decided that, rather than simply doing a collection of stories based on a specific theme, they would create a world together, and write stories within that world. I really liked this concept, as […]

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Audiobook Review: The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross

The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross Series: Laundry Files Genre: Science Fiction, Occult There is a list floating around Tumblr of Bioware voice actors who have narrated audiobooks. Having fallen in love with Fenris’ voice in Dragon Age II, I decided that The Atrocity Archives, read by Gideon Emery, was a necessary listen from Audible. […]

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Audiobook Review: Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey

Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey  This was an audiobook read, narrated by the magnificent Simon Vance. The birth of Gordon Black signifies the end of the world. Year after year following his birth, the world slides into more and more poverty and destruction. People call it the Black Dawn and the Crowman becomes its symbol. […]

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