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We are headed into the final weeks of 2017, that means it's time for all the best of posts! This week's post:
Best Audiobooks of 2017
This year, I listened to more audiobooks than I read, which is a first. I found myself constantly reaching for audiobooks, listening while I stitched, exercised, cleaned house, cooked and drove. My library is amazing, they have a huge selection of audiobooks that I can check out online, and they are always good to purchase books I request. I love that I can load them on my phone and listen to them at double speed, I can get in so many more books this way. Plus I can multitask! Win!
Here are some of my favorite listens of 2017:
The Whistler by John Grisham:
It has been a long time since I read a Grisham book, and this one reminded me why I used to devour his books. There is so much going on in this book, danger, coverups, money laundering, murder, whistle blowers and more. It is a thrilling read. If you haven't read a Grisham in awhile, try this one.
Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop:
I adore this series. It has terrific characters, excellent plots, a touch of romance and lots and lots of paranormal. Sadly, this is the end of the series, but I have a spin off to look forward to in 2018. This is one of my all time favorite UF series. Not to be missed.
I See You by Clare Mackintosh:
I have spotlighted this one recently, but it is so good that it is worth highlighting again. This is a frightening book because it could really happen. You never know who is watching you on your daily commute. The audiobook is fantastic. Get it!
White Hot and Wildfire by Ilona Andrews:
The Andrews duo can do no wrong it seems. There books are amazing. I loved this series, even if it was almost three years in between books. If you want an amazing UF series with terrific characters, romance and lots of intrigue, this is it. I devoured these books!
The Passage by Justin Cronin
I know I am a latecomer to this series, but glad that I finally got to it this year. Cronin is a masterful story teller. He gives us a new take on vampires, and he deliver a terrifying apocalyptic world. This reminded me of a Stephen King book, and that is saying a lot!
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys:
Another book that I should have read long ago. I loved this one. This book takes us to New Orleans in the 1950s. The main character is the daughter of a prostitute who dares to dream her way out of the underside of the Big Easy. Loved the characters in this book.
Without Merit by Colleen Hoover:
Hoover delivers another winner with this latest book. What I loved about this book is that it was completely different from her other books. This one isn't as heavy on the drama and angst. There is lots of humor, and a hilarious dysfunctional family you won't soon forget.
The Trouble with Twelfth Grave by Darynda Jones
What can I say? After twelve books, I still adore this series by Darynda Jones. I like that it makes me snicker and laugh, and that it is so darn entertaining. I am going to be distraught when this series ends in 2018. Lorelei King is amazing, in fact she has made it so that I have to listen to this series, I can't just read it anymore, it isn't the same.
So this is my short list of favorite audiobooks from 2017. I listened to some amazing reads this year, and it was hard to narrow it done. I want to know what were your favorite listens from 2017?
Next week's TMST:
Book Disappointments of 2017