2015 Audiobook Challenge Sing ups!

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The Audiobook Challenge is back for 2015! Join The Book Nympho and Hot Listens for the 3rd year of great audio books.

Audiobooks are great for those times you want to read but can’t for some reason like driving, doing chores, working out, or if you’re one of the lucky ones like me, listen to them at work.

I hope all those new and old junkies can join us once again for The 2015 Audiobook Challenge.
Listening is never been better, thanks to the popularity of Audiobooks just about everything is being published on audio…YAY!

There has never been a better time for reading with our ears 🙂

Challenge Details
  • Runs January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. You can join at anytime.
  • The goal is to find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2015 than you did in 2014.
  • Books must be in audio format (CD, MP3, etc.)
  • ANY genres count.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, Shelfari, Facebook, LibraryThing, etc.
  • If you’re a blogger grab the button and do a quick post about the challenge to help spread the word. If you’re not a blogger you can help by posting on Facebook or Tweeting about the challenge.
Levels
  • Newbie (I’ll give it a try) 1-5
  • Weekend Warrior (I’m getting the hang of this) 5-10
  • Stenographer (can listen while multi-tasking) 10-15
  • Socially Awkward (Don’t talk to me) 15-20
  • Binge Listener (Why read when someone can do it for you) 20-30
  • My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+
  • Marathoner (Look Ma No Hands) 50+
Audio Resources

Audible.com

Audiobooks.com

Downpour.com

Tantor.com

Ambling Books

 

Free Resources
Overdrive through your local library

Audiobook Jukebox audios for review

 

For a complete list click HERE

Follow my co-host The Book Nympho

Updates will be done every 4 months and giveways will be held every 6 months.

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Loupe Duffy
A mom, a wife, a friend, a happy ending addict, an Audiobook junkie, a wine lover and geek wanna -be. I'm constantly looking to be blown away.
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  1. Do I just comment to join the challenge? I’m not a blogger.

      • I am on Goodreads and usually update my books on there. What do you mean by add a shelf? I only listen to books these days and have for years. The only problem with keeping track on Goodreads is not all books are listed as available in CD or any other audio format. In my 10+ years of listening to books only a handful are not on Goodreads (and it wasn’t around then).

  2. Yea!! I’m so excited to be doing this in 2015 – my first one! I’ll need lots of help to make sure I’m following the rules πŸ˜‰

    I’m going for My Precious. Yea!!
    Jen Twimom recently posted…Review: Dragonslayer by Eleri StoneMy Profile

  3. Sounds like a great challenge. I would do it, but I just can’t do audiobooks. My mind wonders too much. Ha
    Cynthia recently posted…WWW WednesdayMy Profile

  4. I’m most definitely in! I need to do my signup and goals still, but I’m in!
    Berls recently posted…The One by Kiera CassMy Profile

  5. WooHoo Loupe! I’m in, too πŸ™‚ Since I’ve just started listening to books, I’m aiming for one per year, so the Stenographer level is what I’ve signed up for.
    Thanks so much for hosting this great challenge!
    Lexxie recently posted…Up Close and (un)Conventional #11 – Bought vs ARCsMy Profile

  6. I’m in! Thanks for hosting the challenge. Let’s be marathoners together! Happy listening everyone πŸ™‚
    Lucy recently posted…2014 Favorites: FictionMy Profile

  7. Pretty sure I did more than 15-20 this year, so I’ll sign up for that and try to beat it πŸ˜€

  8. I’m going to give it a go. Signed up for the first level πŸ˜‰

      • Keeping audios on Pinterest board? Hmmm…I will need to look that up.

  9. I just started listening to audiobooks last year and listened to 17 so I’m going for Binge Listener this year!

    • I signed up under my Twitter and Goodreads name @suekitty13

    • You can keep a private count of the books you have listened to, and then when is time to post the updates you can make a post with a list. You can link your reviews to that list if you like, that’s what we all do πŸ™‚
      If you have any other questions don’t hesitate to ask πŸ™‚
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…The Darkest Touch Audiobook by Gena Showalter (review)My Profile

  10. Definitely a marathoner

    Since my stroke 4 years ago I am actually unable to read a book as I have trouble retaining however…. Audio Books are my lifeline. While I still have trouble relating a story after I’m done reading it I am able to “read” the book without that feeling of: What/Who??
    So bring it on!!!
    Lady Bren recently posted…What To Say…. #RobinWilliamsMy Profile

    • So sorry to hear this! I’m so glad audiobooks are making a bad situation a little better. I’m so glad you’re in! I really hope you have fun, and that it keeps helping you through this what imagine to be thought times. Life can through curves at us all the time, is how we deal with them what define us.
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…Burned by Karen Marie Moning Giveaway #audiobooksMy Profile

  11. I listen to more books than I read, so I’ll be doing this challenge again this year. I was lazy and linked up my GR shelf rather than doing a post cause new baby meant blogging break heh. I thought I commented before, but I don’t see it.
    Julie recently posted…“Do women write better than men?” infographicMy Profile

    • I’m so glad you’re joining us Julie πŸ™‚
      Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your comment. Congrats! I hope your little one is doing great πŸ™‚
      We are going to have our first update on March 27.
      The Book Nympho will be hosting a giveaway.
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…The Accidental Demon Slayer Audiobook (review)My Profile

  12. I’ve never actually listened to an audiobook as such, just the text to speech on my Kindle a few times and it’s really handy when you’re multitasking. I might try one this week and fingers crossed I’ll really enjoy it and can join the challenge too. This is my kind of challenge, laid back and relaxed. Thanks for sharing <3
    Kelly recently posted…Anthology: Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean Mini ReviewMy Profile

    • I hope you can join us Kelly!
      You can go at your own pace, and I really hope you get to fall in love with audiobooks πŸ™‚
      Our first update is on March 27, you can link to your progress, even if is just one book πŸ™‚
      The Book Nympho will be hosting a giveaway for all the participants.
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…The Accidental Demon Slayer Audiobook (review)My Profile

  13. I’m a bit of a late entry because I was being flaky about whether I’d actually complete many audiobooks this year if any, and so far, I’ve completed 3 and beginning my 4th and 5th ones. My co-blogger (Mogsy) posted about the challenge, and I think I am ready to commit or attempt to commit to socially awkward, especially since I just went on an Audible binge with my credits. πŸ™‚
    Tiara recently posted…Book Review: The Kingdom of Gods by N.K. JemisinMy Profile

    • Better late than never! Welcome to the challenge!
      Sorry for the late reply, I just saw your comment.
      We are having our first update, March 27. I hope you got the e-mail πŸ™‚ if not send me a quick note and I’ll send it to you.
      The Book Nympho is holding a giveaway for all the participants πŸ™‚
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…The Accidental Demon Slayer Audiobook (review)My Profile

      • It’s no problem. My co-blogger, Mogsy, made sure that I got the email. Thanks! πŸ™‚
        Tiara recently posted…Audiobook Review BitesMy Profile

  14. I’m game. My goal is socially awkward. I love to listen to new to me authors via audiobook and definitely for rereads of my favorite books.

    • Rereading started my passion for audiobooks πŸ™‚
      I’m glad you’re enjoying them! And welcome to the challenge πŸ™‚
      Sorry for the late reply, I just saw the last couple of comments.
      We are doing our first update on March 27 and the Book Nympho is holding a giveaway for all the participants.
      Loupe Duffy recently posted…The Accidental Demon Slayer Audiobook (review)My Profile

      • Cool! And I totally understand. Blogging and reading takes up a lot of one’s free time. =)

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