I listened to some really good stuff last year. A lot of really really good stuff.
Two things I noticed while I was putting this together:
- Apparently I have A Thing for covers with bluish gray color schemes.
- There are only two non-historicals in here – and there are none in my extensive Audible wishlist. I just never do contemps in audio.
The Really Favorite Favorites
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman by Theodora Goss, narrated by Kate Reading
Please read this series. For the love of Mary Shelley, just trust me. You need the Lady Monsters in your life.
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James, narrated by Rebecca Lowman
That one scene, in the [REDACTED]? And that other one where they [REDACTED]? How does St. James do tension like that? Hold me.
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn, narrated by Saskia Maarleveld
Speaking of tension? This was almost unbearably visceral. Her next book, about a Russian sniper in World War II, is tops on my 2019 Must-Haves.
The stories we need, told by an amazing storyteller, performed by a fantastic narrator. Continue reading