On my evening walk today, I started listening to a new audiobook that finally appeared in my queue from the local library. I’m not a great fan of audiobooks, but since they are often more readily available at the library than eBooks are, I’ve started to increase my listening. It’s also much easier to listen to a book while walking than to attempt to read one.
Today’s book is the first book I’ve listened to that is narrated by a female. My 40-minute walk got me somewhere in the midst of chapter 2 and I’m not completely certain whether we will make it to the end together or not, both because of the narrator’s voice and because everything so far has felt very prologue-ish.
Not that I don’t love a good prologue, but when even I start thinking “when is this story going to start?” there may be a problem. The book was highly recommended, so I’m soldiering on, but I may wind up switching to the eBook version to finish the story.
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