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Listen Up! 2017 #Audiobook Challenge Year-End Update

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Once again this year, I signed up for the annual Audiobook Challenge, this year hosted by Hot Listens and The Caffeinated Book Reviewer. My personal goal is to listen to 50 audiobooks, meeting the My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) level (30-50 audiobooks) during 2017. For more information about the 2017 Audiobook Challenge, click the image below.

2017 Audiobook Challenge Update: July – December

I made my audiobook listening goal of 50 books, reaching it on December 10, 2017. Here is a list of the books I’ve listened to between July and December 10, 2017.

Book 26: White Hot by Ilona Andrews, Narrated by Renée Raudman (6/12)
Book 27: Buns by Alice Clayton, Narrated by Elizabeth Louise, with Jason Carpenter (6/20)
Book 27.5: Dating You / Hating You by Christina Lauren, Narrated by Shayna Thibodeaux and Deacon Lee (DNF)
Book 28:
Besieged by Kevin Hearne, Narrated by Luke Daniels (7/10)
Book 29: The Silver Skull by Anne Renwick, Narrated by Henrietta Meire (7/28)
Book 30:
Wildfire by Ilona Andrews, Narrated by Renee Raudman (8/10)
Book 31: Accidental Sire by Molly Harper, Narrated by Amanda Ronconi (8/16)
Book 32:
All or Nothing at All by Jennifer Probst, Narrated by Madeleine Maby and Sebastian York (8/27)
Book 33:
Coming in from the Cold by Sarina Bowen, Narrated by Joe Arden, Maxine Mitchell (9/2)
Book 34:
Falling From the Sky by Sarina Bowen, Narrated by Tanya Eby, Aiden Snow (9/7)
Book 35:
Dune by Frank Herbert, Full Cast Performance (9/13)
Book 36:
P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy, Narrated by Tim Campbell; Translated by Sam Taylor (9/15)
Book 37:
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi, Narrated by Wil Wheaton (9/20)
Book 38: The Ghoul Vendetta by Lisa Shearin, Narrated by Joanna Parker (9/29)
Book 39: HIM by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy, Narrated By Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan (10/5)
Book 40:
A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne, Narrated by Luke Daniels and Xe Sands (10/19)
Book 41:
The Trouble with Twelfth Grave by Darynda Jones, Narrated by Lorelei King (10/24)
Book 42:
Shooting for the Stars by Sarina Bowen, Narrated by Noel Harrison and Emma Wilder (10/26)
Book 43: US by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy, Narrated by Teddy Hamilton & Jacob Morgan (10/31)
Book 44: Good Boy by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy, Narrated by Teddy Hamilton and Tanya Eby (11/5)
Book 45: Stay (WAGs #2) by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy, Narrated by Jacob Morgan and Lucy Rivers (11/7)
Book 46: Skinwalker by Faith Hunter, Narrated by Khristine Hvam (11/13)
Book 47: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines, Narrated by Rebecca Mitchell (11/21)
Book 48: Love Me by Christmas by Jaci Burton, Narrated by Samantha Cook (11/26)
Book 49: Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell, Narrated by Alexander Cendese + Eric London (11/30)
Book 50: Blood Cross by Faith Hunter, Narrated by Khristine Hvam (12/10)

I listened to a lot of great books this year; it’s difficult to pick my favorites! In 2017, I rated nine audiobooks at 4.5 stars and seven at 5 stars! There were also several 4 stars. My narrator of the year is Renee Raudman, who narrated three of my 5 star books (White Hot, Wildfire, and One Fell Sweep, all by Ilona Andrews).

You can find most of my audiobook reviews either by checking out my Listen Up! Posts or on Booklikes and GoodReads.

What about you – how are you doing in the Audiobook Challenge? Do you like to listen? What are your favorites of 2017?

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