The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Story: B Narration: B The Informationist This audiobook is an engaging thriller with excellent pacing, an intriguing setting, a protagonist you may or may not like (but will feel compelled to follow), well-constructed supporting characters, and good narration. Did I enjoy it? Yes. Will I buy the next one in this series (out in late […]

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Caleb by Sarah McCarty

Full disclosure: DNF (50%) Book: D+ Narration: B I’ve read another book by this writer Full of cowboys and writing that seemed tighter “Pretty good” was my thought “With a decent enough plot” “I’ll try again if I want something lighter” Since audio is surely my bent And I had credits that languished unspent I […]

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Unclaimed by Courtney Milan

Book: B+ Narration: B Jessica Farleigh is a courtesan. No, not an “I’m secretly a virgin and after the hero is done being an ass-hat about my supposed whore-ishness he’s going to have to grovel” courtesan but an “I’ve had to make some hard choices and had a string of ‘protectors’ with whom I’ve *gasp* […]

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Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Book: A- Narration: B+ Meet Karou: a seventeen year-old art student in Prague, she spends her days easing her way through life with the small wishes she carries like beads on a string and entertaining her classmates with her sketches of inhuman figures.  Those sketches, however, are portraits of her family. She earns her wishes […]

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Angels of Darkness by Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh, Sharon Shinn

This audio collection of novellas was a resounding success for me, even though it does not include one of the stories (Meljean Brook’s Ascension) found in the text version. That’s quite a coup considering I usually avoid short-story collections like the plague. All three novellas were very entertaining and the narrations ranged from good to […]

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