Monday, June 22, 2020

Audiobook Lovin' 2020 Presents: Julia Whelan Special Guest Post & Giveaway




One of my all time favorite narrators is Julia Whelan and when she released her first book, My Oxford Year, I LOVED IT! So when Julia shared that she had an idea for this year's Audiobook Lovin' my answer was of course "What ever you want to do!".

Julia asked her friend and author Brittany Cavallaro to join her to discuss the link between women's fictions and romance and why it doesn't get the respect it deserves.





You can also listen to this interview on Pocket CastsApple PodcastsSpotifyiHeart Radio, and Google Play Music!! 

Click here to listen to Julia share her Top 5 Reasons she loves being a narrator from last year's Audiobook Lovin' 2019!



Check out the audio samples below and don't forget to enter the giveaway!



Books Discussed


Brittany Cavallaro's Recommend


The Time Traveler's Wife 

By Audrey Niffenegger
Narrated by Fred Berman, Phoebe Strole

Available for purchase at
Audible | Kindle | Amazon Paperback



Julia Whelan's Recommend


Evvie Drake Starts Over 

By Linda Holmes
Narrated by Julia Whelan

Available for purchase at 

Audible | Kindle | Amazon Paperback


The Idea of You 
By Robin Lee
Narrated by Author

Available for purchase at 

Audible | Kindle | Amazon Paperback





Audiobook Samples



Purchase at Audible | Kindle | Amazon Paperback | Kobo | iBooks | Nook 








Available for purchase at Audible | Kindle | Amazon Paperback | Kobo | iTunes | Nook 




About the Authors

Emily Henry writes stories about love and family for both teens and adults. She studied creative writing at Hope College and the New York Center for Art & Media Studies, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it.




You can connect with Emily at 


InstagramTwitter | Facebook | Amazon Author Page











Brittany Cavallaro is the New York Times bestselling author of the Charlotte Holmes novels, including A Study in Charlotte and, most recently, A Question of Holmes (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books). With Emily Henry, she is the author of Hello Girls (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books). She is also the author of the poetry collections Girl-King and Unhistorical, both from University of Akron Press. A recipient of a National Endowment in the Arts fellowship, Cavallaro received her MFA in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her PhD in English literature from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Currently, she teaches creative writing at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.


You can connect with Bri at

Website Twitter | Amazon Author Page




Julia Whelan is an actor, writer, and audiobook narrator. She is perhaps best known for her acting work on ABC’s Once and Again and her award-winning narration of over 300 audiobooks (including Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl). She won the Audie for Best Female Narrator in 2019 for Tara Westover's Educated. 

Her debut novel, My Oxford Year, was published in 2018 by HarperCollins/William Morrow.

After a healthy career as a child actor, Whelan attended Middlebury College and Oxford University, graduating with a degree in English and Creative Writing. She is also a certified Tea Sommelier. 


You can find Julia at









1 comment:

  1. I enjoyed the discussion on Women's Literature and Romance, and the excerpts were great!

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