Tag Archives: youth audiobooks

Short Takes: House of Shadows, Girl Who Drank the Moon, Furthermore

Every so often, I realize that I am reading faster than I can write reviews.  Time passes, my friends, and I cannot seem to make more of it no matter how hard I try.   So here is an exercise in … Continue reading

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Cybils Finalists!

Happy New Year! Real life is conspiring to keep me away from blogging – but I’ve been reading lots of great books and hope to be back to share them with you soon. One of my New Year’s traditions now … Continue reading

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2 Diverse Audiobooks -The Inquisitor’s Tale & Momotaro: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters

In which I review two action-packed, Cybils-nominated middle grade audiobooks, The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz and Momotaro: Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters by Margaret Dilloway Continue reading

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4 Mostly Fantasy Children’s Classics

Here are four classic children’s books that I explored recently – the first two on audio with my children. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien. Narrated by Barbara Caruso.  Print Atheneum, 1971. Audio Recorded Books, … Continue reading

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The War That Saved My Life

Review of Newbery and Odyssey award-winning children’s audiobook The War that Saved my Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Continue reading

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Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

This book was showered in honors last year, including a Newbery honor and an Odyssey honor for audio production for children.  A great audiobook involving music, magic and history was one I didn’t want to miss. Echo by Pam Muñoz … Continue reading

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The Wells Bequest and The Poe Estate

Just as a reminder – you still have time to enter the giveaway for Oddly Normal! I have a never-ending list of books to read for myself in print – but when it comes to audiobooks for the car that … Continue reading

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The Magic Thief

This is a series that hadn’t really been on my radar until last year, when I Winterling, also by Prineas. This spring, Charlotte wrote a Waiting on Wednesday post about how, while she liked Fer and Rook just fine, she … Continue reading

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Bud, Not Buddy and The Mighty Miss Malone

Before I get on to books, I wanted to let all of my blogging friends not already connected with the Cybils know that Cybils season is coming up. If you’re interested in being a Cybils panelist, you can apply now … Continue reading

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Spirit Animals

Even before I tried Scholastic’s earlier hit multi-author series, the 39 Clues, with my boy, I’d been wanting to read this one. It’s a fantasy with a very diverse cast, and all so far written by authors that like. I’d … Continue reading

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