After responding to a comment left by Cathy at Eagle's Wings Quilts, we had a conversation about audio books. My friend Sharlene has been telling me how great they were for a very long time but I hadn't started to listen to them until she gave me one to try out. That's all it took for me to be hooked.
I swear I am getting so much more sewing done because I am wanting to continue "reading" my book! I have only found a couple that I couldn't listen to because of the reader. I have found a few that I loved because of the reader. I listened to An Irish Country Village by Patrick Taylor, narrated by Terry Donnelly and is fabulous! Each character has their own Irish voice. I wish my library had all of the books in this series. An Irish Country Girl is my next book to "read".
Right now I am listening to Miss Julia Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross, narrated by Cynthia Darlow. To me, Ms. Darlow reads the main character, Miss Julia, in a voice that sounds like Katharine Hepburn. It is a fun little mystery to listen to.
I love that I can visit my library via the internet. I place holds on books and audio books for both of us and they email me when they are ready for pick up. I try to just go in and pick up the books but most of the time we have to browse for a while. It is the library after all.
PS--I've asked about the downloadable books and they are working on that right now. We should have that option available to us soon. How fun is that going to be???