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Episode Eighty-Nine

Suck Less: Where There's a Willam, There's a Way

by Willam Belli
Narrated by Willam Belli
Hey Kitty Girls, who wants to spill some T? The squirrel-friends at AudioShelf do and we are GAGGED! If you don’t know what any of this means, you should listen to the infamous Willam Belli’s “how-to” SUCK LESS memoir. The controversial drag queen tells all in this rapid fire, comedically honest, and downright provocative gathering of essays. If you’re a fan of Rupaul’s Drag Race, you will LOVEEEE this book—we know we did! And Willam? She done already had hers.

April 30, 2018

Episode Eighty-Eight

Stray Magic

by Jackie Bouchard
Narrated by Aisling Gray
When you mix Cinderella, rescuing dogs, and quirky romance novels together...what do you get? STRAY MAGIC by Jackie Bouchard. Join Britney and Brad as they bark about this interesting audiobook that had us feigning for puppy cuddles! However, just because AudioShelf is a supporter of #AdoptDontShop, will they end up Shelfing Stray Magic? Or will they end up Shoving it out the nearest doggy door? Find out on this episode of AudioShelf where we almost break the mic with our enthusiasm 🐶.

April 23, 2018

Episode Eighty-Seven

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

by David Wong
Narrated by Christy Romano
Who needs the present day violence and casual clothing? We don’t! We’d rather have Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits. Join Britney, Brad, and our producer Shawn (guest host) as they discuss David Wong’s hilariously clever novel about a girl who finds herself in the cross hairs of superhero vigilante thugs and a team of well-dressed negotiators who call themselves The Men in Fancy Suits. Will all three hosts Shelf it or Shove it—find out on today’s episode of AudioShelf.

April 16, 2018

Episode Eighty-Six

The Woman in the Window

by A. J. Finn
Narrated by Ann Marie Lee
Brad and Britney are the QUEENS of people-watching. However, Dr. Anna Fox may have us beat. Join the AudioShelf crew as they pluck open the blinds and stare into the world of A.J. Finn. The Woman in the Window follows an agoraphobic child psychiatrist who accidentally witnesses something she shouldn’t have across the street in her neighbor’s house. Will Dr. Fox be able to prove the truth of what she saw or will her past get the best of her in this gripping psychological thriller.

April 09, 2018

Episode Eighty-Five

Rock Paper Scissors: A Lizzy Ballard Thriller

by Matty Dalrymple
Narrated by Victoria Matlock
Rock beats Scissors, Scissors cuts Paper, and Paper covers Rock. Simple? Not so much in this thriller about a young girl who can bring people to their knees in a matter of seconds with her mind. Lizzy Ballard isn’t just your typical, supernatural, creepy, little girl. She’s being hunted by the man who gave her these horrendous powers. The only thing is, we don’t know who is in more danger—Lizzy or her hunter. Will AudioShelf “Shelf” this thrill ride? Or will Lizzy Ballard’s story suffer the same fate as her victims—stroked out? Find out on today’s episode of AudioShelf.

April 02, 2018

Episode Eighty-Four

Interview with Lauren Ezzo

Beyond the Headphones
Meet Lauren Ezzo. Narrator of 95+ audiobooks (many have been featured on AudioShelf already) and world class extraordinary woman. Lauren has become one of Britney and Brad’s closest audio-friends and it was such an honor to have her on the show. Nominated for a Audie Award and the Keeper of all Kardashians, Lauren proves that’s her voice is one to be reckoned with. Move over, Meryl Streep. Here comes Lauren! Find more about Lauren on her website:

March 26, 2018

Bonus Episode

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo

by Marlon Bundo and Jill Twiss
Narrated by Jim Parsons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jeff Garlin, Ellie Kemper, John Lithgow, Jack McBrayer, and RuPaul
Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his boring ole’ Grampa—the vice president of the United States. On this very special day, Marlon's life is about to change forever... With a message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming children's book explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy. Performed by an all-star cast, featuring Jim Parsons, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jeff Garlin, Ellie Kemper, John Lithgow, Jack McBrayer, and RuPaul, this sweet and funny story is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different. Thank you John Oliver for telling this tail* of a lifetime. All proceeds from A Day In The Life of Marlon Bundo go to Trevor Project and AIDS United.

March 22, 2018

Episode Eighty-Three

Wizard's Choice

by Sam Landstrom (Delight Games)
For the first time in AudioShelf history, we are reviewing a Audiobook-Game called Wizard’s Choice—a game where YOU decide the beginning, middle, and end. Read by a phenomenal narrator that brings true medieval realness to your ear holes. and brought to you by Delight Games, Wizard’s Choice gives listeners the chance to dive into a world full of goblins and castles. Sit back, listen, and get to pickin’ because YOU have the choice in this audiobook-game!

March 19, 2018

Episode Eighty-Two

Spin: The Rumpelstiltskin Musical

by Harvey Edelman
Narrated by Jim Dale, Barrett Leddy, Lisa Livesay, Nicola Barber, Khristine Hvam, Nick Sullivan, John Brady, & Johnny Heller
Rumpelstiltskin, Rumpelstiltskin, Rumpelstiltskin. Yes, we did in fact just say his name three times. This ain’t no Beetlejuice. Join Britney and Brad has they spin themselves in another audiobook musical adventure. This time, we visit a far away land where a peasant daughter must spin straw into gold in order to be free. The problem is that she can’t spin gold without the help of a magical, wheelin’, and dealin’ little man. Oh my gosh, as we write this, we finally understand where the phrase “wheelin’ and dealin’” comes from! MIND. BLOWN. If you want clean, mystic, and entertaining fun for the whole family, check this episode out NOW!

March 12, 2018

Episode Eighty-One

Midnight at the Electric

by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Narrated by Jorjeana Marie,‎ Bailey Carr, &‎ Fiona Hardingham
In this AudioShelf-acclaimed classic, Britney and Brad take an adventure through three strong female perspectives that have one specific message in common—live your life to the fullest, learn about yourself, love others, and take chances. Bailey Carr, Fiona Hardingham, and Jorjeana Marie are three narrators that bring their “A” game with Jodi Lynn Anderson’s Midnight at the Electric. If you haven’t listened to (or read) this book, let’s hope our review makes you get electrified enough to make it your next literary choice!

March 05, 2018