Books That Will Speak to You

Tallgrass book coverEven for those of us who cherish the feel of a book in our hands, there are wonderful advantages to be enjoyed through audiobooks.  Whether you take a great story along on a summer walk, road trip, daily commute, or during household chores, you’ll find the time flies in the midst of expert narration and character nuances.  June is Audiobook Month, and what better way to join in the fun than to check out recent winners of the 2008 Audies, awards given for the best audiobooks of the year?

Fiction: Tallgrass (Sandra Dallas) – read by Lorelei King
Literary Fiction: Tree of Smoke (Denis Johnson) – read by Will Patton
Thriller/Suspense: Heart-Shaped Box (Joe Hill) – read by Stephen Lang
Mystery: The Tin Roof Blowdown (James Lee Burke) – read by Will Patton
Romance: Natural Born Charmer (Susan Elizabeth Phillips) – read by Anna Fields
Narration by the Author: Pontoon – written and read by Garrison Keillor
Nonfiction: Roots (Alex Haley) – read by Avery Brooks
Biography and Memoir: Einstein (Walter Isaacson) – read by Edward Herrmann