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Month: January 2011

“26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” by Kij Johnson

Source: Starship Sofa (mp3)Length: 30 minutesReader: Diane Severson The story: It took me a long time and a lot of

The Land that Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Source: Librivox (zipped mp3’s or M4B file)Length: 3 hr, 49 minReader: Ralph Snelson The book: Set during World War I, this

“The Travelling Musicians” by the Brothers Grimm

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 9 minutesReader:  Jedopi The story: One of my favorite stories from the Brothers Grimm, I recently read

Literary Book Blog Hop: What book did I not like?

Each week, the Literary Book Blog Hop asks a question and has writers from literary book blogs engage in a

Pirate Jack by Alessandro Cima

Source: Candlelight StoriesLength: Approx. 3.5 hoursReader: Alessandro Cima The book: Jack and his father build wooden boats in modern-day Florida. When

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Source: Archive.org (mp3 or m4a)Length: 1 hour, 10 minutesReader: Alan Davis Drake The story: This story, made famous by the

Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West

Source: Librivox (zipped mp3s)Length: 2 hr, 47 minutesReader: Elizabeth Klett The book: During World War I, Captain Chris Baldry’s homecoming

Some other audiobook challenges

Besides the “52 Free Audiobooks in 2011” list here, there’s a few other audiobook listening challenges out on the web “Whisper

Literary Book Blog Hop: How did I get into literature?

Every week the Literary Book Blog Hop, hosted by the Blue Bookcase, asks participants to answer a question, then read

52 free audiobooks to read in 2011

It's the beginning of the year; time to make New Year's resolutions! I've seen many fellow book bloggers tackling some