Listen Up! 2023 #Audiobook Challenge Year-End Update

Posted December 27, 2023 by Jen in Listen Up! Tags: ,

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Here’s our updates for the second half of 2023:

Goal: 65 audiobooks, Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+

31. Capture the Sun by Jessie Mihalik, narrated by Frankie Corzo
32. Trapped by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
33. Beauty and the Beefcake by Pippa Grant, narrated by Wen Ross & Virginia Rose
34. Freak of Nature by Julia Crane, narrated by Eva Kaminsky
35. A Whisper of Bone by Anne Renwick, narrated by Janina Edwards & Ryan Stone
36. The Witch Collector by Charissa Weaks, narrated by Meg Sylvan & Tim Campbell
37. Hunted by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
38. Rogue Familiar by Jeffe Kennedy, narrated by Deborah Balm
39. I Want It That Way by Karen Grey, narrated by Amy McFadden & Alastair Haynesbridge
40. Gray Court by Hailey Edwards, narrated by Stephanie Richardson
41. Shattered by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
42. Black Soul, White Heart by Hailey Edwards, narrated by Stephanie Richardson
43. A Prelude to War by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
44. A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels & Xe Sands
45. Crystals, Belladonna, and Murder by Leanne Leeds, narrated by Meghan Kelly
46. Kilt to Order by Susannah Nix, narrated by Callie Dalton & Lee Samuels
47. Staked by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
48. The Purloined Poodle by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
49. The Squirrel on the Train by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
50. A Ghost in Amber by Anne Renwick, narrated by Stella Hunter & Elliott Matthews
51. Masquerade in London by Emily L. Finch, narrated by Polly Lee
52. A Blight of Blackwings by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels & Xe Sands
53. Besieged by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
54. The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher, narrated by Euan Morton
55. A Curse of Krakens by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels and Xe Sands
56. The Olympian Affair by Jim Butcher, narrated by Euan Morton
57. Scourged by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
58. First Dangle and Other Stories by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
59. The Buzz Kill by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
60. Fire Hazards by Kevin Hearne, narrated by Luke Daniels
61. City of Ruin by Charissa Weaks, narrated by Meg Sylvan & Tim Campbell
62. Ghosts in the Abbey by Emily L. Finch, narrated by Polly Lee
63. How to Lose a Guy Before Christmas by A.J. Pine, narrated by Andi Arndt & Jason Clarke
64. Big Witch Energy by Molly Harper, narrated by Teddy Hamilton & Amanda Ronconi
65. Jana Goes Wild by Farah Heron, narrated by Soneela Nankani
66. A Soupcon of Poison by Jennifer Ashley, narrated by Anne-Marie Piazza (currently listen)

My goal for 2023 is to finish 65 audiobooks, and I just made it!

My favorite listens for the second half of the year include my re-listens of the first two books and first listen of the final book in the Seven Kenning series by Kevin Hearne. I also enjoyed new-to-me author Polly Lee and the first two books in her Samantha and Wyatt Mysteries.

Jen

 

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Goal: The 100 Club (100+ books)

My current number: 137

Feel free to visit my GoodReads Audiobook Challenge Shelf to see the full list with ratings and reviews.

Favorite audiobooks from July-December listening:

  1. Murder at Moorington Hall by Clara McKenna, narrator Sarah Zimmerman
  2. Magic Tides/Magic Claims by Ilona Andrews, narrators Hilary Huber and Michael Glenn
  3. A Fire at the Exhibition by TE Kinsey, narrator Elizabeth Knowelden
  4. Black Vault by Alma Katsu, narrator Daniel DeVries
  5. Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell, narrator Prunella Scales
  6. The Moor by Laurie R King, narrator Jenny Starlin
  7. The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James, narrators Brittany Pressley and Kirsten Potter
  8. The Turncoat by TJ London, narrators full cast (Kale Williams-Tara Langella-Patrick Zeller-
    Marnye Young- John Hartley-James Cheatham- Nicholas Boulton-Shayna Small-
    Samantha Brentmoor-Adam Gold-Connor Crais-Dane Anderson)
  9. The Last Séance by Agatha Christie, narrator Fenella Woolgar
  10. Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger, narrator David Chandler
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Did you participate in the 2023 Audiobook Challenge?
How did you do? Did you meet your goal? What were your favorite audiobooks?
Be sure to check in on December 30th for the chance to WIN prizes!