Tuesday Treats & Titles: Formats

I tried my first audio book on a long road trip. One, I cant read in the car–even when I’m not driving. And I’ve been an ebook fan for…gosh….15 years? Not too long after they first came. A close friend gave me a first edition for Christmas. I now have a Kindle Fire but it’s been several years since I opened it. As my eyesight began to deteroiate, I went pretty much exclusively with autdio books. Sadly, not every book I want to “read” is available in audio. Onely one of mine is available and that’s because the publsiher had a deal with a start-up auiod book production cojmpany. If I win the lotterly, ALL my self-pubs will be released in audio.

Once I get my new prescription glasses, I have hopes that I’ll be able to read without watery eyes and for longer than about 5 minutes at a time. I’m really looking foward to their arrival to see how it works out. Does that mean I’ll give up audio? Oh heck no! I can listen in the car as I run errand. I can listen as I cook and do KP, and laundry. But if I can see a book and/or my Kindle, I’ll be able to read some of those books on my list that aren’t available yet.

The other reason I like auiod books? I can sanck and drink while I’m listening! No greasy fingerprints on page or screen. No dribbled drink. I mean, I can munch Cheetos! Or I could if there were any in the house. I refuse to buy a bag (or 10) or the giant plastic “barrel” of the cheese balls. I pop those things like there’s no tomorrow. Ooh! And movie theatre butter popcorn! I can munch that with an audio book.

Now I’m hungry. And I’m headed to Wallyworld today. Yeah, yeah, but Real Life raised it’s head yesterday so I didn’t make my grocery run. Today. And I’m betting there’s a display of those blasted cheese balls right there where I walk in. Gah!

So, what title am I currently listening to? Suzanna Wrights WHNE HE”S TORN (Olympic Pride #5). It’s the new release I did the marathon relisten to catch up with the Pallas Cats and assorted other characters. This one is about Deke, a Pallas Cat pride enforcer, and Bailey, a black mamba shifter, who is the family-by-choise sister of the pride’s alpha female. (Havana is a Tasmanian Devil.) Fun times.

So, today’s poll:

1.. Favorite book format?
2. Catnip/crack snack attack food?
3. What are you currently reading?


About Silver James

I like walks on the wild side and coffee. Lots of coffee. Warning: My Muse runs with scissors. Author of several award-winning series--Moonstruck, Nightriders MC, The Penumbra Papers, and Red Dirt Royalty (Harlequin Desire) & other books! Purveyor of magic, mystery, mayhem and romance. Lots and lots of romance.
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2 Responses to Tuesday Treats & Titles: Formats

  1. Latesha B. says:

    Print book, red Twizzler and Sleep No More by Jayne Ann Krentz. Hope you get your glasses soon.

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