Reading By Ear -- Grown Up Kind of Pretty and The Invention of Wings

There's an upside and a downside to the phenomenon of audio books.  The upside is easy: when I'm under the spell of a good audio book, I find myself wanting to walk further, work out longer, so that I can find out what happens next. The downside, though, is the frustration of not being able to mark a wonderful passage to savor later and share....more