Audio Listens for the Fall

I gave you great Audio listens for the summer. Now here are some great audiobooks that will have you so excited that fall is starting tomorrow! (I know I am!) From a heartwarming debut about the love of library books to an engaging espionage thriller in Ireland, here are some great listening recommendations that will definitely start your fall reading off right:

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Book Review: Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 400 pages

Published: September 16, 2019

Publisher: Park Row

Genre: Mystery & Thriller, Fiction

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10 Audiobooks for Pleasant Listening…and Great Storytelling

During these troubling times, you as an avid reader are having a hard time picking up a physical book? Why not give audiobooks a try? This format is growing into a popular trend, especially when you are doing the everyday activities like cleaning, exercising and cooking. I personally love to listen to audiobooks when I run/walk and do a puzzle.

The best way to have appreciation for this format is to find audiobooks that give off a pleasant nature but at the same time, give listeners a compelling story that will give them a chance to shut out the outside world. So here are some of my personal recommendations that I definitely think you will enjoy:

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Support Local by Shopping Local

It always important to support local/independent bookstores anytime of the year, but in the year of financial challenges caused by 2020 Pandemic, indie bookstores need our help more than ever. And one great way to show your support shop locally when you are getting a head start on your holiday shopping, that way you are investing in your community and ensuring a future that is filled with books.

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Happy Independent Bookstore Day 2020!

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Happy Independent Bookstore Day! This is a great event that celebrates indie bookstores across the United States on the last day of April. With the world in upheaval, however, the event was pushed back to this month. People are encouraged to visit and support their local bookstore, but if people are still skittish to have any form of interaction with people, don’t fret! There are some great virtual events to help celebrate this great day!

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Book Review: The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 320 pages

Published: May 26, 2020

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

Genre: Historical Fiction, Austenesque Fiction 

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Literary Hugs: 10 Classics That Will Give You The Hug You Need

Are you need of a hug? It may not be the same but why not take a “literary” hug? Reading can provide comfort to anyone, particularly in stressful times. We may not be able to have that human interaction that we yearn for, but there some books that will give you that heartwarming distraction. So if you are looking for that perfect book that will leave you warm all over, here are 10 classics that you should immediately get started on:

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Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

During these unprecedented times, Wizarding World is bringing Harry Potter home to it’s readers.

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Friday Debate: Reading Across Formats

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Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons. For this week’s question:  Continue reading “Friday Debate: Reading Across Formats”