Audiobook Challenge

2015 Audiobook Challenge
2015 Audiobook Challenge
This challenge is hosted by Hot Listens and The Book Nympho blogs.
I participated in this reading challenge in 2014 and listened to 15 audiobooks. I had challenged myself to 5 – 10 audiobooks so I was really pleased I read that many more books.
This year I’m challenging myself to be a Binge Listener (20-30 audiobooks).

1. The Better Part of Valor by Tanya Huff; narrated by Marguerite Gavin (reviewed Feb 13)

2. Servant’s Hall: A Real Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance by Margaret Powell; narrated by Susan Lyons (reviewed Feb 23)

3. A Test of Wills by Charles Todd; narrated by Samuel Giles (reviewed Feb 26)

4. Classic Love Poems by Shakespeare, Poe, Browning, et al.; narrated by Richard Armitage (reviewed Feb 27)

5. I, Robot by Isaac Asimov; narrated by Scott Brick (reviewed Feb 28)

6. Half a King by Joe Abercrombie; narrated by John Keating (reviewed Mar 6)

7. A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny; narrated by Ralph Cosham (reviewed May 29)

8. Raven Black by Ann Cleeves; narrated by Gordon Griffin (reviewed Jun 17)

9. Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm; narrated by Kate Wilhelm (reviewed July 3)

10. Lock In by John Scalzi; narrated by Wil Wheaton (reviewed July 9)

11. The Siren Depths by Martha Wells; narrated by Christopher Kipiniak (reviewed August 7)

12. Armada by Ernest Cline; narrated by Wil Wheaton (reviewed August 14)

13. Death & the Redheaded Woman by Loretta Ross; narrated by Amanda Ronconi (reviewed October 10)

14. The Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton; narrated by Penelope Keith (reviewed October 31)

15. The Martian by Andy Weir; narrated by R.C. Bray (reviewed November 9)

16. The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley; narrated by Katherine Kellgren (reviewed December 4)

17. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein; narrated by Christopher Evan


Challenge Details
Runs January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. You can join at anytime.
  • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2015 than you did in 2014.
  • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
  • ANY genres count.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Shelfari, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc.
  • If you’re a blogger grab the button and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.
  • Newbie (I’ll give it a try) 1-5
  • Weekend Warrior (I’m getting the hang of this) 5-10
  • Stenographer (can listen while multi-tasking) 10-15
  • Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20
  • Binge Listener (Why read when someone can do it for you) 20-30
  • My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+
  • Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+
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