Tag: Audiobook Review

Book Review – Branden Chowen on Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

Title: Rosemary’s Baby Author: Ira Levin Published: 1967 Publisher: Random House Audiobook Narrator: Mia Farrow — It took me a long time to finally sit down and watch the Roman Polanski directed Rosemary’s Baby. Not because I didn’t want to see, but because I just didn’t take the time to watch it until relatively recently….


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Bentley Little’s The Handyman

Title: The Handyman Author: Bentley Little Published: 2017 Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications Audiobook Narrator: Chris Andrew Ciulla — The Handyman is the fourth Bentley Little novel I’ve finished in the past month, and I’ve officially completed all of his novels that are currently available on Hoopla. Clearly I enjoy Little’s writing, or I wouldn’t be…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Influence by Bentley Little

Title: The Influence Author: Bentley Little Published: 2013 Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications Audiobook Narrator: Joe Barrett — Sometimes an author hits you right in the gut, and you’re forced to read more of what they wrote. That’s what happened to me with Bentley Little. After I finished The Haunted, I had to read more of…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Haunted by Bentley Little

Title: The Haunted Author: Bentley Little Published: 2012 Publisher: Penguin Putnam Audiobook Narrator: Dan Butler — It’s odd to think that I started collecting books before I was a movie collector because, until a couple years ago, one of my defining characteristics was my movie collection. When I was in grad school, though, I happened…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Awakened by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth

Title: Awakened Authors: James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth Published: 2018 Publisher: Harper Voyager Audiobook Narrator: James S. Murray — My sister sent me a text message sometime during the summer of 2018, and it contained a link to an article about one of her favorite reality star’s new horror book. She hates horror, but…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Title: And Then There Were None Author: Agatha Christie Published: 1939 Publisher: Collins Crime Club Audiobook Narrator: Dan Stevens — As a big fan of slasher films, it’s no surprise that And Then There Were None was an enjoyable ride. Ten people accept invitations to join U.N. Owen on Soldier Island. All ten are lured…


Book Review – Branden Chowen on Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Longtime readers of Cinefessions might notice something different on this review: it is scored out of five stars rather than the usual four! It has not been decided if we will be moving all reviews to the five-star scale, but for the time being, at least, any books reviewed on Cinefessions will now be based…