2013 History Nominees and Reviews

The following audiobooks were nominated in the History Category. This category is being reviewed by Alexandra from The Sleepless Reader and Theresa from October Lace…Thoughts and Stitches. Would you like to join the crowd? Sign up here.

DaVincisGhost

Da Vinci’s Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World in His Own Image by Toby Lester and narrated by Stephen Hoye

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

This was rather a disappointment to me.

LANoir

L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City by John Buntin and narrated by Kirby Heyborne

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

Think Micky Cohen and other gangsters set in Los Angeles, and you’ve got L.A. Noir.

PacificCrucible

Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 by Ian W. Toll and narrated by Grover Gardner

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

This is definitely my choice for the 2013 Audie Award in the History Category.

SeasonoftheWitch

Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love by David Talbot and narrated by Arthur Morey

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

Having lived through the 60s, I really looked forward to listening to this one, but I was disappointed.

TheWreckingCrew

The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret by Kent Hartman and narrated by Dan John Miller

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

Sorry, but this was my least favorite book in this category.

TwelveDesperateMiles

Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa by Tim Brady and narrated by Joe Barrett

Reviews

OctoberLace…Thoughts & Stitches

This book, in my opinion, is another good fit for the history category.

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