It’s so nice to hear your voice.

Great post from Winnipeg Public Library on audiobooks, with some notable narrators like Jim Dale for good measure. Also good for gym use if you’re tired of the boom-shaka-lacka of dance beats. (Alright, I get tired from time to time. Richard Armitage’s voice? NEVER!)

Readers' Salon

There was a time when I believed that audiobooks were cheating – that books were to be read, not listened to. Well, I found out that I was wrong. And what brought me to this conclusion was motherhood – plain and simple. Very early on in motherhood I found out that I had little (read: no, zero, zilch) time to sit and read a book when my motherhood phases went like this:

  • The “Nap when the baby naps” stage, followed by the…
  • “He’s standing on his own two feet – better watch!” stage, followed by the…
  • “We can’t catch up with him! He’s running so fast! Did he even walk?!?” stage (pant, pant), followed by the…
  • “We need to get him up, feed him, get him to school, go to work, get home, eat, get outside, get him ready for bed” stage, followed by the…you get my point.

So whether…

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4 Replies to “It’s so nice to hear your voice.”

    1. Here’s the story. I tried to listen to it but put it down, so to speak, when things got busy. When I decided to return to the Y, I picked Copperfield as my audiobook of choice.

      I actually scowled on the track while listening to Murdstone and his icky sister. Clara drove me up a wall despite the fact every fibre of my being thought ‘Cool it, she’s an emotionally battered woman and that’s what goes on then and now.’

      After DC, it’s the Shakespeare novels. Those should prove fun.

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