â€śKnitting and listening to books go together like peas and carrots,â€ť says Book Riot. We agree! Audiobooks and crafting make a perfect pair â€“ you can be entertained by a great story while working on your projects. Here are free knitting patterns as well as some audiobook sample clips that will complement the work to be done. For more recommended titles and craft articles, visit TryAudioBooks.com. Enjoy!Â Read more
Everyone has a favorite author. But that favorite author was, at one time, a debut writer. Their voice not yet discovered, their first book impatiently waiting on the shelves to be read, loved, shared.
Youâ€™ll always pick up the new audiobook (or hardcover if youâ€™re into that sort of thing) by your go-to author, but even the big names only turn out, at most, a few books a year. And if youâ€™re an avid reader, you need books. All. The. Time. So why not take a chance on a writer you havenâ€™t heard of before? Finding a new voice is one of the great joys of reading. Read more
Patti Smith was previously nominated in 2001 and 1998 for Best Rock Vocal Performanceâ€”Female for â€śGlitter in Their Eyesâ€ť and â€ś1959.â€ť
Not only is Adam Johnson the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed novel about North Korea, The Orphan Masterâ€™s Son, and one of Americaâ€™s most provocative and powerful authors, he is now also the winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Fiction.
Johnsonâ€™s Fortune Smiles is a collection of six stories that delve deep into love and loss, natural disasters, the influence of technology, and how the political shapes the personal. It is subtly surreal, darkly comic, both hilarious and heartbreaking. JohnsonÂ gives voice to the perspectives we donâ€™t often hear, and offers readers a new way of looking at the world.Â Read more
â€śThis is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.â€ť
Waiting anxiously for Season 11 of Bones? You need to listen to the newly released audiobook novella, Swamp Bones by Kathy Reichs. Thereâ€™s a reason that Bones is one of the longest-running series in the history of the Fox network. Itâ€™s not just because David Boreanaz turned in his fangs for a badge.Â Read more
For some, the act of cooking is relaxing. For others, itâ€™s a chore. For readers, itâ€™s one more thing that stops us from finishing our book.
But no longer! Now, you can cook and read at the same time. Read more