This week’s Book Blogger Hop question: Do you listen to audiobooks?
I do! I only started in the last few years, which I largely account to reading other bloggers’ accounts of listening to audiobooks. I also started a new job a few months ago with a longer commute, so I get more audiobook time in. I only listen to audiobooks in the car, and out of respect for the fact that I am, after all, driving, I tend to listen to rereads rather than new books. And preferably ones that won’t be too suspenseful.
Though I also have a habit of listening to Agatha Christie novels, which are both new to me and suspenseful so…I can’t explain that.
I’ve been using audiobooks to re”read” series, because I have so many new books I want to read (on paper) that I feel like I don’t have time to reread a lot of series. So far, I’ve listened through the Narnia books, the Jacky Faber series (read by Katherine Kellgren, the best audiobook reader ever), and I’m midway through Little House on the Prairie and Harry Potter–I’ve been alternating those two. I think next I want to listen to A Series of Unfortunate Events and the Betsy-Tacy books…or possibly the Anne of Green Gables series.
I also should note that, while I don’t read Doctor Who novels, I have enjoyed listening to several…read by David Tennant. 🙂
Do you listen to audiobooks? Are your audiobook preferences different than your reading-on-paper (or device) preferences?