Favourite Audiobooks | 2018

Audiobooks, Karina ReadsSo as 2018 draws to a close I’ve been reflecting on my reading habits. One big difference in my reading this year has been the introduction of audiobooks. At first I didn’t think I’d get along with them but I’m pleased to say that with the right audiobook, it’s easily as addictive as reading physical books. In fact, I regularly find myself extending my walk, doing more housework or sitting in my car for an extra ten minutes to carry on listening. Crazy!

Here are my favourite listens of 2018:

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Mythos | Stephen Fry | a review

Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold by Stephen Fry

I’m always a bit skeptical when new Greek mythology books are released as they are all too often factual exploratory analyses of the myths, breaking down the meaning or impact rather than actually telling me (or retelling!) the actual stories. And so it was with no small sense of trepidation that I began Mythos. I am so glad I did as it proved to be exactly what I’ve been searching for.

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Bookends | Karina Reads

Happy Friday guys! Hope the week has been kind to you.

Welcome to my new series: Bookends. In an effort to post more regularly I have decided to start posting weekly about what I’m reading. Hopefully by writing little snippets about the books, I will be inspired to write more full reviews. For more instantaneous updates about all the amazing books, be sure to add me as a friend on Goodreads. Anyway, here’s to the first of many (hopefully)!

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