• Newbie (I’ll give it a try) 1-5
  • Weekend Warrior (I’m getting the hang of this) 5-10
  • Stenographer (can listen while multi-tasking) 10-15
  • Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20
  • Binge Listener (Why read when someone can do it for you) 20-30
  • My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted). 30-50
  • Marathoner (Look Ma no hands) 50+


I meant to participate in this last year since I started listening to audiobooks and really got into them, but never got to actually create and update a post. Let's see, 2014's audiobooks were:

1. Love in the Afternoon by Alison Packard

2. The Inquisitor by Mark Allen Smith

3. Starry Night by Debbie Macomber

4. Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann

5. The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

6.The Sum of All Kisses by Julia Quinn

7. The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma

8. Ravishing the Heiress by Sherry Thomas

9. Prince Joe by Suzanne Brockmann

10. Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare

11. Ice by Linda Howard

12. Parasite by Mira Grant

13. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

14. Broken Monsters by Laura Beukes

15. A Whole New Light by Sandra Brown

16. Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon

17. Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn

18. Rescue Me by Rachel Gibson

19. Heroes Are My Weakness by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

20. Shadow Woman by Linda Howard

21. Dangerous Refuge by Elizabeth Lowell

22. Mean Streak by Sandra Brown

23. No Limits by Lori Foster

24. Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick

25. The Lady Risks All by Stephanie Laurens

26. A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean

27. Sex on the Moon by Ben Mezrich

28. Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith

29. Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost


DNF or Unfinished:

Zone One by Colson Whitehead

Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

The Sweet Spot by Stephanie Evanovich

Devil in a White City by Erik Larson (I will finish this at some point!)

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And that was starting at the end of May. So in 2015 I'm definitely going for 50 because I have no doubt I'll be going through at least one a week again.


Update Schedule:

  • March 27th: 1st Quarter Update
  • June 19th: 2nd Quarter Update – Giveaway included
  • September 25th: 3rd Quarter Update
  • December 18th: 4th Quarter Update and Wrap – Giveaway included


Reading Challenge Details:

  • Runs January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. You can join at anytime.
  • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2015 than you did in 2014.
  • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
  • ANY genres count.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Shelfari, Booklikes, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc. – I’ve created a Goodreads Group for the challenge, feel free to join.
  • If you’re a blogger grab the button (on the sidebar) and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.


By request, a new level (Marathoner) has been added this year for the hardcore listeners and the numbers for My Precious has been changed from 30+ to 30-50.


If anyone wants to sign up, you can find it here. I highly recommend this to anyone who likes audiobooks or who've wanted to try them.

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First Quarter Update

Second Quarter Update

Third Quarter Update

Final Update


List of Audiobooks I've Listened to in 2015:


  1. One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  2. At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  3. Destined for an Early Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  4. This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  5. First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  6. Forbidden by Suzanne Brockmann (Traci Svendsgaard)
  7. Eternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  8. One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  9. Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  10. Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  11. Up from the Grave by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)
  12. Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis (Karen White)
  13. The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas (Corrie James)
  14. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand (Edward Hermann)
  15. Arranged by Catherine McKenzie (Rachel Dulude)
  16. I'll Be Watching You by Andrea Kane (Kathleen McNenny)
  17. Midnight Rescue by Elle Kennedy (Allyson Ryan)
  18. Lethal by Sandra Brown (Victor Slezak)
  19. Hot Ice by Nora Roberts (Anna Fields)
  20. Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar (Henry Leyva)
  21. Bound by Flames by Jeaniene Frost (Tavia Gilbert)


Reblogged from Degrees of Affection