Baby It’s Cold Outside with Literate Housewife

Jennifer Conner has had her nose in a book for as long as she can remember. In an attempt to redefine her identity after motherhood, she began blogging at The Literate Housewife Review in January 2007. It was a difficult bedtime routine with her daughters that first prompted her to pursue audiobooks. After listening to Simon Vance narrate The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, she discovered that she is a true audiobook geek at heart.  In addition to her blog, you can find Jennifer on Twitter as @lithousewife.  Imported from Michigan, she currently lives in Southwest Virginia with her family. Find her on the web at: Literate Housewife Jennifer Conner …

Talking With…John Pruden

John Pruden is a professional voice actor who records audiobooks, corporate and online training narrations, animation and video game characters, and radio and TV commercials. His exposure to many people, places, and experiences throughout his life—from his wide array of jobs early in life; to his Army service as a UH-60 Black Hawk assault helicopter pilot; to his travels through forty-four U.S. states, South America, Europe, and Asia; to his experience in professional improv and competitive singing—provides a solid creative foundation from which to draw for his intelligent audiobook narrations and gritty but sensitive vocal characterizations. His audiobooks include The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt, which was chosen by the …

Introducing SOUND DISRUPTIONS: with Guest Columnist Lance Eaton

Lance Eaton is a writer, college instructor, and instructional designer in the Greater Boston area.  He has taught courses on comics, monsters, literature, history, and popular culture.   He collects advance degrees and jobs.  He has reviewed audiobooks for nearly a decade and is quickly approaching his 1000th review of various media.  His musings can be found at his blog, By Any Other Nerd:  http://byanyothernerd.blogspot.com Sound Disruptions: Sound Thoughts About Audiobooks…Please? By Lance Eaton I’ve been an avid fan of audiobooks since I was about fifteen and stumbled upon Star Wars abridgements in my local library.  I had already read the books, but that I could listen to them, brought …

Audiobook Review – Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre

Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter Winner of Canada Reads 2012 Written By: Carmen Aguirre Narrated By: Carmen Aguirre Published By: Post Hypnotic Press Audiobooks       Length: Unabridged 9 Hrs. 36 Min. Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter is  the winner of Canada Reads 2012. It is the account of Vancouver actor, director and playwright Carmen Aguirre a child of Chilean revolutionaries who herself became an active member of the underground resistance during Pinochet’s dictatorship in 1980′s Chile, the war in Peru, the dictatorship in Bolivia,  and further unrest in Argentina. In Chile in 1973, a brutal coup removed the democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende from office …