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?
Print book, red Twizzler and Sleep No More by Jayne Ann Krentz. Hope you get your glasses soon.
Glasses are in! I got get fitted this mornings. Yay. And I do like your choices. 😀