Audra Friend

About me

Audra Friend is a Boston-based book blogger who reviews as Unabridged Chick (www.unabridgedchick.com). Audra studied anthropology and geography as an undergrad, and she’s most taken with novels that address the stickier side of history, place, and society as well as the roles of women, from royals to riffraff. Professionally, Audra has worked in the non-profit sector for the last ten years and is blessed with coworkers who don’t mind hearing about what she’s currently reading.

From my website

Midweek update: I'm moved!

 I'm moved!!!!!I've not really had a chance to read until this morning, on my commute in to work, so I'm very behind on reviews (never mind the ever-growing backlog, le sigh!).  But we crossed the gigantic hurdle of moving -- from a two-bedroom to a very small one-bedroom -- and…

Interview with Megan Chance

Earlier in the week I reviewed Megan Chance's Inamorata, a decadent, dramatic, and delicious historical novel set in 19th-century Venice. I'm thrilled to share my interview with Ms. Chance, so read on to learn more about her and her writing. Be sure to enter the giveaway, too!What was the plot…

Inamorata by Megan Chance

Title: InamorataAuthor: Megan ChanceGenre: Fiction (Historical / 19th Century / Venice / Artists / Supernatural / Romantic Relationships / Sibling Relationships / Immortality)Publisher/Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing (7/8/2014)Source: TLC Book Tours Rating: Liked.Did I finish?: I did! One-sentence summary: A succubus, a slighted lover, and gifted twins with a strange…

 
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