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message 1: by Jonetta (last edited Sep 20, 2018 05:47PM) (new)

Jonetta (ejaygirl) | 4209 comments Mod
Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Rules:
1. A Big Listen is an audiobook that is 15 hours or longer in duration.
2. Choose your level. You can change this at any time during the challenge.
3. You can list your audiobooks now or as you go along.
4. When you’re done, rate it, date it, enter the hours and minutes and mark it off your list if you created one before completion.
5. All books must be listened to between January 1 - December 31, 2018. Audiobooks started in 2017 but completed in 2018 are eligible. Audiobooks started in 2018 but completed in 2019 are NOT eligible.
6. Re-listens are allowed.

NOTE: You may use the Audible time if it’s the same recording (same narrator and unabridged/abridged edition).


Choose your level:
► Easy: 4 Big Listens
► Medium: 8 Big Listens
► Hard: 12 Big Listens

Copy the template below, edit it and paste it into your comment to start the challenge. Update your original comment as you go along!

Big Listen Challenge
Duration
: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 0/4


alicat
❤ AudiobookRomance ❤
Dee
Dreamer
Elizabeth
Jonetta
Joyce
Karin
KathyB
☘KathyD☘
Monica
ms bookjunkie
Renegade
Samantha
Sassafrass
Shan ~ A ~
Susan
Wealie


message 2: by Jonetta (last edited Dec 23, 2018 08:39AM) (new)

Jonetta (ejaygirl) | 4209 comments Mod
Big Listen Challenge
Duration
: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Medium
Progress: 6/8

1. Complicated by Kristen Ashley 18 hours, 14 minutes
2. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor 18 hours, 11 minutes
3. Edge of Darkness by Karen Rose 24 hours, 16 minutes
4. Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts 15 hours, 22 minutes
5. Dreams of Falling by Karen White 16 hours, 30 minutes
6. The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter 16 hours, 10 minutes

Complicated by Kristen Ashley Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor Edge of Darkness (Romantic Suspense, #20; Cincinnati, #4) by Karen Rose Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts Dreams of Falling by Karen White The Kept Woman (Will Trent, #8) by Karin Slaughter


message 3: by ms bookjunkie (last edited Dec 01, 2018 02:24PM) (new)

ms bookjunkie (msbookjunkie) | 89 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
Level: Hard
Progress: 12/12

1. Come Sundown by Nora Roberts 5* (17 hrs and 17 mins) 22-23.1.2018
2. Tangle of Need by Nalini Singh 5* (15 hrs and 40 mins) 25-26.1.2018
3. Written in Red by Anne Bishop 5* (18 hrs and 32 mins) 24-27.2.2018 (annoying story-related mispronunciations by narrator—author has pronunciation guide on her website!)
4. Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop 5* (16 hrs and 9 mins) 28.2-1.3.2018
5. Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop 5* (15 hrs and 21 mins) 1.3.2018
6. Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop 5* (16 hrs and 21 mins) 2.3.2018
7. Shield of Winter by Nalini Singh 5* (15 hrs and 47 mins) 28-30.5.2018
8. Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh 5* (15 hrs and 45 mins) 30.5-1.6.2018
9. Silver Silence by Nalini Singh 5* (16 hrs) 12-13.6.2018
10. Neogenesis by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller 3* (17 hrs and 16 mins) 10-13.9.2018 (usually awesome narrator didn't do homework on her past pronunciations and character voices in the series and ruined some of the joy of the book for me)
11. Black Hills by Nora Roberts 4* (16 hrs and 51 mins) 5-8.11.2018
12. Montana Sky by Nora Roberts 4* (16 hrs and 40 mins) 8-20.11.2018

Come Sundown by Nora Roberts Tangle of Need (Psy-Changeling, #11) by Nalini Singh Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop Vision in Silver (The Others, #3) by Anne Bishop Marked in Flesh (The Others, #4) by Anne Bishop Etched in Bone (The Others, #5) by Anne Bishop Shield of Winter (Psy-Changeling, #13) by Nalini Singh Shards of Hope (Psy-Changeling, #14) by Nalini Singh Silver Silence (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #1; Psy-Changeling, #16) by Nalini Singh Neogenesis (Liaden Universe, #21) by Sharon Lee Black Hills by Nora Roberts Montana Sky by Nora Roberts


message 4: by Karin (last edited Dec 04, 2018 10:11AM) (new)

Karin (aquariandancer) | 478 comments Big Listen Challenge - 15 hours or longer
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 6/4

Breath of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles, #2) by Amanda Bouchet Steal the Moon (Thieves, #3) by Lexi Blake Complicated by Kristen Ashley American King (New Camelot Trilogy, #3) by Sierra Simone Kulti by Mariana Zapata Steal the Sun (Thieves, #4) by Lexi Blake

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message 5: by Monica (last edited Jan 31, 2018 10:41AM) (new)

Monica | 61 comments Big Listen Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 2/4

✔1. Dreams of Gods & Monsters {18 hours, 11 minutes}
✔2. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me {16 hours}
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Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata


message 6: by Dee (new)

Dee (austhokie) | 1379 comments Big Listen Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 0/4

1. Middlesex - 21hrs, 20min - in progress


❤ AudiobookRomance ❤ (audiobookromance) | 21 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Hard: 12 Big Listens
Progress: 0/12


message 8: by Dreamer (last edited Jan 28, 2018 08:16AM) (new)

Dreamer (dreamerslibrary) Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 4/4
✔️

1) A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught Narrated by Jill Ferris (Length: 15 hours and 44 mins = 944 minutes)
2) The Chosen by J.R. Ward Narrated by Jim Frangione (Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins = 1052 minutes)
3) Complicated by Kristen Ashley Narrated by Lance Greenfield and Erin Mallon (Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins = 1094 minutes)
4) Devil's Bride by Stephanie Laurens Narrated by Simon Prebble (Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins = 931 minutes)


message 9: by Susan (last edited Aug 15, 2018 11:48AM) (new)

Susan (bzsusan79gmailcom) | 329 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level:Hard
Progress: 7/12

1. Under Locke by Mariana Zapata (16 hrs 5 min = 965 min) 4*
2. Axel's Pup by Kim Dare (20 hrs 40 min = 1240 min) 4*
3. Complicated by Kristen Ashley (18hrs 14 min = 1094 min) 4*
4. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata (16 hrs 0 min = 960 min) 5*
5. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (18 hrs, 9 mins = 1089 min) 5*
6. The Unblocked Collection by Marni Mann (16 hrs 6 mins = 669 mins) 4*
7. Escape To New Zealand Boxed Set: Just This Once, Just Good Friends, Just for Now (27 hrs. 5 min) 4*
8. The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish (23 hrs 18 min) 5*
9. Insider by Olivia Cunning (18 hrs 19 min) 4*


message 10: by ☘KathyD☘ (new)

☘KathyD☘ | 101 comments Big Listen Challenge
January 1 – December 31, 2018

Level — Hard (12 books)
Completed — X/12!


message 11: by Renegade ♥ (last edited Dec 04, 2018 04:29PM) (new)

Renegade ♥ (renegadeheart) | 280 comments Big Listen Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 6/4 COMPLETE

1. Under Locke by Mariana Zapata 16 hours, 6 minutes - 01/25/18
2. The Winter King by C.L. Wilson 21 hours, 19 minutes - 1/08/18
3. Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet 15 hours, 21 minutes - 01/13/18
4. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata 16 hours - 05/10/18
5. Sempre by J.M. Darhower 19 hours, 32 minutes - 06/27/18
6. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline 15 hours, 40 minutes - 07/22/18


message 12: by Sassafrass (last edited Dec 31, 2018 04:46PM) (new)

Sassafrass (sass-a-frass) | 327 comments Big Listen Challenge

Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Hard
Progress: 12/12


✔︎1. The Golden Dynasty by Kristen Ashley (17 hours,24 minutes) 1/1/8
✔︎2. Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter (15 hours, 8 minutes) 1/13/18
✔︎3. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (15 hours, 46 minutes) 1/24/18
✔︎4.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (21 hours, 12 minutes) 6/3/18
✔︎5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (27 hours, 2 minutes) 6/7/18
✔︎6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (18 hours, 55 minutes) 6/10/18
✔︎7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (21 hours, 36 minutes) 6/14/18
✔︎8. The Country of Ice Cream Star (26 hours, 38 minutes) 6/17/18
✔︎9. Thoughtless (20 hours, 52 minutes) 8/18/18
✔︎10. Magic Rises (15 hours, 2 minutes) 10/6/18
✔︎11. Magic Breaks (16 hours, 18 minutes) 10/9/18
✔︎12. Wait for It (15 hours, 52 minutes) 12/31/18


The Fiery Cross (55 hours, 30 minutes)
Broken Dove (23, 20)
Complicated (18, 22)


message 13: by Samantha (last edited Nov 26, 2018 05:09PM) (new)

Samantha | 1992 comments Mod
Decided to jump in...

Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 4/4



1. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor (18 hours, 11 minutes) 1/13/18
2. Vision in Silver by Anne Bishop (16 hours, 9 minutes) 3/21/18
3.Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (18 hours, 9 minutes) 3/25/18
4.Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop (15 hours and 21 minutes) 6/15/18
5. Kulti by Mariana Zapata (16 hours and 13 minutes) 6/23/18
6. Under Locke by Mariana Zapata (16 hours and 5 minutes) 6/27/18
7. Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop (16 hours and 21 minutes) 11/17/18


message 14: by KathyB (last edited Dec 19, 2018 02:18PM) (new)

KathyB  (kathybrown) | 662 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
Level: Hard
Progress: 12/12 - COMPLETE

1. Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts - 17 hours 55 minutes (1/8/18)
2. Rock Chick Reckoning by Kristen Ashley 16 hours 52 minutes (2/2/18)
3. Wait for It by Mariana Zapata - 15 hours 52 minutes (4/6/18)
4. Northern Lights by Nora Roberts - 15 hours 5 minutes (4/18/18)
5. Rock Chick Regret by Kristen Ashley - 19 hours 3 minutes (5/21/18)
6. Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley - 18 hours 3 minutes (6/21/18)
7. The Collector by Nora Roberts - 15 hours 44 minutes. (6/25/18)
8. Lucky Stars by Kristen Ashley - 16 hours 16 minutes (8/20/18)
9. Bounty by Kristen Ashley - 21 hours 7 minutes (9/17/18)
10.You Belong to Me by Karen Rose - 16 hours 46 minutes (10/9/18)
11. Kulti by Mariana Zapata - 16 hours 8 minutes (11/20/18)
12. No One Left to Tell by Karen Rose - 18 hours 49 minutes (12/17)


Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts Rock Chick Reckoning (Rock Chick, #6) by Kristen Ashley Wait for It by Mariana Zapata Northern Lights by Nora Roberts Rock Chick Regret (Rock Chick, #7) by Kristen Ashley Rock Chick Revolution (Rock Chick, #8) by Kristen Ashley The Collector by Nora Roberts Lucky Stars (Ghosts and Reincarnation, #5) by Kristen Ashley Bounty (Colorado Mountain, #7) by Kristen Ashley You Belong to Me (Romantic Suspense, #12; Baltimore, #1) by Karen Rose Kulti by Mariana Zapata No One Left to Tell (Romantic Suspense, #13; Baltimore, #2) by Karen Rose


message 15: by alicat ♡➹♡ (last edited May 11, 2018 08:11AM) (new)

alicat ♡➹♡ | 21 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Hard
Progress: 12/12

✔1. Acheron by Sherrilyn Kenyon - (23 hours and 39 minutes)
✔2. Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet - (15 hours and 21 minutes)
✔3. Lord of the Fading Lands by C.L. Wilson - (15 hours and 42 minutes)
✔4. Broken Dove by Kristen Ashley - (23 hours and 2 minutes)
✔5. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin - (15 hours and 31 minutes)
✔6. The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima - (15 hours and 6 minutes)
✔7. Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning - (19 hours and 57 minutes)
✔8. The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima - (17 hours and 49 minutes)
✔9. Magic Rises - (15 hours and 6 minutes)
✔10. The Crimson Crown - (17 hours and 15 minutes)
✔11. Promise of Blood - (19 hours and 1 minute)
✔12. Magic Shifts - (16 hours and 23 minutes)


message 16: by Elizabeth (last edited Jul 17, 2018 11:43PM) (new)

Elizabeth (elizabeth_greece) | 26 comments I'll start with easy!
>15 hours
Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Easy
Progress: 2/4

✔ 1. A Destiny of Dragons (16h40min)
✔ 2. Hush (19h)
3. The Beast (18h4min)
4. Seven Summer Nights (16h10min)


message 17: by Shan ~A~ (last edited Apr 01, 2018 08:32PM) (new)

Shan ~A~ (thebookglutton) | 92 comments Big Listen Challenge ~ (Going to back date)
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Medium: 8 Big Listens
Progress: 2/8

1. Broken Dove 01/06 (23h 2m)
2. Silver Silence 03/19 (16h 3m)

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message 18: by Joyce (last edited Jul 04, 2018 01:06PM) (new)

Joyce (eternity21) | 147 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration: January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Medium: 8 Big Listens
Progress: 5/8

1:The Woman in White (25h 5m) -★★★★★ 3/30/18
2:Lover Unbound (17h 25m)-★★★★★ 4/21/18
3:A Court of Thorns and Roses (16h 7 m) -★★★★★ 1/22/18
4. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (20 hours) ★★★★ 6/3/18
5. Brief Cases (15 hrs 29 min) ★★★★★ 6/28/18


message 19: by Wealie (last edited Dec 18, 2018 04:05PM) (new)

Wealie | 139 comments Big Listen Challenge
Duration:
January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Level: Medium
Progress: 9/8

Friends Without Benefits (Knitting in the City, #2) by Penny Reid (15 hours, 7 minutes) - 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 14 Apr
Allegiance of Honour (Psy-Changeling, #15) by Nalini Singh (15 hours, 5 minutes) - 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 25 Jun
Silver Silence (Psy-Changeling Trinity, #1; Psy-Changeling, #16) by Nalini Singh (16 hours) - 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 27 Jun
Afterlife by Stephanie Hudson (26 hours, 16 minutes) - 2 🌟🌟 - 4 Nov
Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop (18 hours, 33 minutes) - 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 16 Nov
Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness (15 hours, 46 minutes) - 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 26 Nov
The Witness by Nora Roberts (16 hours, 19 minutes) - 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 4 Dec
Marriage of Inconvenience (Knitting in the City, #7) by Penny Reid (16 hours, 24 minutes) - 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 - 17 Dec
Wild Card (Elite Ops, #1) by Lora Leigh (15 hours, 49 minutes) - 3.5 stars - 18 Dec


message 21: by Samantha (new)

Samantha | 1992 comments Mod
Wow. Great job, Sassafras.


message 22: by Jonetta (new)

Jonetta (ejaygirl) | 4209 comments Mod
Yay! Just in the nick of time Sassafras🎉🎉🎉


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