Tag: Audiobook Reviews

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 Consultant by Bentley Little

Title: The Consultant Author: Bentley Little Published: 2015 Publisher: Cemetery Dance Publications Audiobook Narrator: Ramiz Monsef — Have you ever had the experience that the creator of that book or movie you’re consuming doesn’t quite “get” what they’re talking about because they happen to be referencing something you’re intimately familiar with? That’s the feeling that…


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 Body of Proof by Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis

Title: Body of Proof Authors: Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis Published: 2019 Publisher: Audible Originals Audiobook Narrator: Darrell Brown and Sophie Ellis — Reading through the description of this book, I genuinely thought Body of Proof was a fictional take on something like Serial, The Staircase, or Making a Murderer. I believed this throughout my…


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…