Posts under ‘Audio Book’

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield (Audio Book)

 Source: Library Five words from the blurb: astronaut, training, success, survival, think Chris Hadfield is an inspirational man! I don’t remember how I first heard of him, but I do know that every piece of media that features him leaves me feeling empowered. Last year I saw that he was coming to the UK to […]

The Martian by Andy Weir (Audio Book)

Five words from the blurb: Mars, astronaut, alone, survival, rescue The Martian was on the “Best of 2014” list of many bloggers I trust, so I bought the audio version. I’m so pleased that I did as it is one of the most entertaining stories I’ve ever listened to. It is basically a survival story, […]

Lost and Found by Brooke Davis (Audio book)

Narrated by : Helen Walsh, Nicolette McKenzie and Nigel Carrington  Five words from the blurb: girl, journey, discover, death, hope Two trends seem to have dominated the fiction market recently: Old people discovering the joys of life and doing adventurous/dangerous things Child narrators, particularly those having a tough life. Lost and Found manages to combine the two in a […]

Three Things You Should Listen to This Weekend

I haven’t read much recently because nothing on the page seems to live up to the quality of the podcasts I’ve discovered. Listening to great stories has the added benefit of being able to do something else whilst enjoying them – perfect for enabling me to continue to sort out my house! Rather than keep […]

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka (Audio Book)

Five words from the blurb: salesman, transformed, insect, trapped, room The Metamorphosis is a book I’d always avoided as I suspected it would be disturbing and/or impenetrable. I’m pleased I decided to give it a try as neither of these preconceptions were true. The Metamorphosis is actually easy to read and isn’t very dark at all […]

Night Film by Marisha Pessl (Audio Book)

Five words from the blurb: journalist, director, disorientating, mystery, reality Night Film is an unusual thriller. It follows Scott McGrath, a journalist investigating strange events linked to the famous, but illusive Cordova family. Stanislas Cordova is a cult horror film director and his daughter recently committed suicide. Their lives are packed with secrets, many of which involve dark magic. McGrath’s investigations lead […]