AudioShelf A Podcast for AudioBookWorms

Episodes

Episode Eight

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

by Ransom Riggs
Narrated by Jesse Bernstein
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children - This week, Brad takes you on a peculiar journey to a mysterious island full of creepy photographs, hidden truths, and a group of kids with unique abilities. As we dissect this audiobook, prepare yourself to laugh out loud as we uncover the secrets of Miss Peregrine’s home for peculiar (and downright weird) children.

November 14, 2016

Episode Seven

Big Little Lies

by Liane Moriarty
Narrated by Caroline Lee
More like Big Exciting Listen! This week, we are covering the thrilling suspense that can happen when you sign your kid up for preschool. Not only could you meet some of your closest friends, but you may also uncover a secret much deadlier than originally anticipated. Trivia nights will never be the same after you give this episode and book a listen.

November 07, 2016

Bonus Episode

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

by Washington Irving
Narrated by Tom Mison / Robertson Dean
On this All Hallows' Eve, we bring you the classic tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. With this installment we each listened to two different narrators of the Legend making both of our experiences unique. This quick and spooky story is the perfect Halloween audiobook. Turn off the lights, open up the candy, and get comfy on the couch because this review is all treat.

October 31, 2016

Episode Six

World War Z

by Max Brooks
Super Spooky Halloween Special
In a world where everything is overrun with zombies, two people decide it’s a good time to argue about an audiobook. For Britney, this novel was a fun listen with an interesting premise. Brad, on the other hand is over the whole undead thing (and Brad Pitt). In this episode, your hosts face off over the history of the zombie war to decide whether it’s a good addition to the shelf, or if it should be shoved 6 feet under.

October 31, 2016

Episode Five

The Grownup

by Gillian Flynn
Narrated by Julia Whelan
Creepy house + a potentially cursed kid = Halloween thrills! This week we are talking all about Gillian Flynn’s novel, The Grownup. It’s a spooky short story that is sure to get you asking questions like: is my house haunted? Is my child actually a demon? Should I give up my career and be a fortune teller? Okay, maybe you won’t ask all of those questions, but this book is sure to get you thinking. Check out our review of this suspenseful little book.

October 24, 2016

Episode Four

And I Darken

by Kiersten White
Narrated by Fiona Hardingham
And I Darken by Kiersten White is a fierce historical fiction novel about royal siblings forced from their home into the foreign Ottoman empire. Befriending the son of the sultan, the two struggle against the political current to return home. This Dracula-inspired novel is the opening book in a trilogy that blends together elements from some of our favorite young adult books. But does the narration of the highly praised Fiona Hardingham live up to her reputation? Find out in today's episode!

October 17, 2016

Bonus Episode

The Girl on the Train Movie

Movie Magic or Movie Mess?
With book to movie adaptations, there is so much room for error. Since we have a ton of love for The Girl on the Train novel, we were counting down the days until the film was released in theaters so we could judge the page to screen transition. In this episode, we review our most hyped movie of 2016 and answer the question if it was Movie Magic, or a Movie Mess.

October 12, 2016

Episode Three

The Girl on the Train

by Paula Hawkins
Narrated by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins has been a favorite of ours since we first listened to it. With three narrators that each give a stellar performance, it’s sure to be on our list of “Must Listens”. It’s an amazing novel and, now, MOVIE! We are so excited to bring this review to your lovely ears.

October 10, 2016

Episode Two

Dorothy Must Die

by Danielle Paige
Narrated by Devon Sorvari
Fresh, exciting, gripping, and starring all of the characters that you know and love from The Wizard of Oz. Except that all of those characters are now evil with the ring leader being Dorothy Gale. Check out our review to get the rundown of this first installment in the Dorothy Must Die series.

October 03, 2016

Episode One

The Selection Series

by Kiera Cass
Narrated by Amy Rubinate
For the first official episode of AudioShelf we are talking about the book that started it all, The Selection Series by Kiera Cass. A dystopian novel where the main character, America Singer, is thrown into the royal world to compete with 34 other girls for Prince Maxon’s heart. It’s a lot like the Bachelor, but with royalty. It’s fast paced, drama filled, and has a pretty great love triangle brewing in it. Check out our review to see if this series is one for your ears.

September 26, 2016