The trouble with finding a good audiobook

As any avid audiobook listener will tell you, finding a good one is difficult. I listen to lots of them. I spend my day either at a microscope dissecting or at my computer analysing data. Although these require some skills, they leave my mind free to wander whilst my hands are otherwise engaged. I also…

Romance Audiobook Recommendations

You would be amazed by the number of romance novels I’ve read. They are my guilty pleasure. My ultimate in escapism. I don’t mind where the story is set, as long as it’s toe curling. That’s why these recommendations range from fantasy to regency, but if you love a good romance no matter the setting;…

Top 10 Fantasy Audiobook Recommendations

Finding a good book can be tricky. Finding a good audiobook can be even harder. Here are my top 10 recommendations for fantasy audiobooks you are sure to enjoy!   The Emperor’s Blades (Chronicles of the Unhewn Throne) Written by Brian Staveley. Narrated by Simon Vance. The circle is closing. The stakes are high. And old…

Male protagonists with wit and cunning I fell in love with

If you have read any of these, then think of how much you enjoyed the main character and this should apply to the others. For me, each of these authors have ascended to the next level of writing. They have created worlds so complete that I could well believe that they exist in a parallel…

Excitement, adventure, love and ass-kicking

These books have it all, heart-wrenching romances, fast-paced plots and plenty of action filled adventuring. They are escapism in its purest form and will fill your reading hours with excitement. Click the book covers to go to the Goodreads page to check out the blurb and wonderful reviews. Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas – Few stories…

What mood of Fantasy strikes your fancy?

Fantasy according to what you are in the mood for. If you are anything like me, finding a new book is hard. Committing to invest your precious out-of-work reading hours into an unknown can often result in disappointment and abandoned, unfinished stories. Sometimes I search for hours for a novel with a feisty heroine, one who goes…