Thursday, February 7, 2013

This, That, or Thought (15)

Hey Y’all!

Welcome to This, That, or Thought Thursdays hosted by yours truly! Feel free to join in the fun by posting your thoughts about the topic on your blog and leaving a link in the comments or as always feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts.

This Week’s Question: Audiobooks: A lazy form of reading or a way to get more books read?

My Answer: I LOVE AUDIOBOOKS!! Seriously, I freaking love them! I only recently started listening to them and I must say it's pure genius! On the road and can't read? Listen to your audiobook! Have someone you want to tune out? Listen to your audiobook! Have a kid that won't allow you to read for whatever reason? Pop in those headphones and listen to your audiobook people! 

Thanks to audiobooks I have been able to read more books. Lately, I just haven't had as much time for reading after I get off from work. Already this year I have listened to several audiobooks and they really have been a life saver for me. i even decided to go ahead and buy an ipod just for audiobooks!!

I do get how people think that audiobooks are a lazy form of reading. Honestly, I get it. I use to think that too. However, now I see that it isn't because a person is lazy it's the simple fact that audiobooks are sometimes more convenient. I am on the road constantly with my job so it's great to be able to just listen to my audiobook and get to hear the stories I have been dying to read. I'm not a huge music person so it's a win-win for me. 

Oh and if anyone is looking for an audiobook recommendation, I highly recommend Daughter of Smoke and Bone and Poison Princess. They are amazing!! 

So what do you think about audiobooks??


  1. I really LOVE audiobooks. It's a great way for me to add books that maybe I'm hesitant about reading or make a trip more enjoyable. Also, I DEFINITELY wouldn't say it's the lazy way to read. I find I have to pay more attention to an audiobook than I do with a regular book, forcing myself not to do things that will distract me from what I'm listening to.

  2. I LOVE a GOOD audiobook. I have been listening to more of them lately. I find that I like to have two books on hand. One of the more physical nature, like a regular book or an e-book, that I can physically read. And a second one that I can listen to while doing housework, driving the kids around, etc... I'm really liking the audiobooks in the Tiger's Curse series. I have also enjoyed the first book in the First Grave on the Right series. Last year the Hunger Games books were fun to listen too.

  3. Glad to see I'm not the only audiobook lover!

    Sherry- Thanks for the recs!


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