Julie Andrews Will Voice Her New Memoir’s Audiobook

Julie Andrews Will Voice Her New Memoir’s Audiobook

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Earlier today Entertainment Weekly reported that Julie Andrews, known as the iconic leading lady in both Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, will voice the audiobook version of her forthcoming memoir Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.   Image via Goodreads   This isn’t Andrews’ first venture into the world of writing. Previously, the actress published Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, a work that explores her difficult upbringing and earliest experiences with performing. Home Work picks up where Home left off,  in the 60’s, when Andrews was cast by Walt Disney as the “world’s most famous nanny.” …

Queen of Genovia, Julie Andrews, Publishing Second Memoir This Fall

Queen of Genovia, Julie Andrews, Publishing Second Memoir This Fall

Julie Andrews has stolen our hearts as more than one beloved character: Mary Poppins, Maria, the Queen of Genovia, to name, just a few. She’s captivated us in each of her on-screen performances, and in April 2008 she did it again in her memoir Home: A Memoir of My Early Years. Lucky for us, she will get yet another chance to wow us when the sequel releases on October 15th.   image via hello magazine The upcoming Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years will be published with Hachette books and will be co-written by Andrews’ daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton. Home, which chronicled Andrews’ …

6 Actors We Would Love to Narrate Audiobooks

6 Actors We Would Love to Narrate Audiobooks

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Summer is the perfect season for audiobook; whether you’re dilly-dallying on your way to work, trying to make the most of your moments in the sun, sunbathing on any available surface, or, if you’re super lucky, going on vacation (woohoo!).   We’ve rounded up the smoothest voices in Hollywood we would love to hear, and the books we think would best suit them!    1. Julie Andrews Julie’s soothing lilt has cropped up in some of our favorite fairy-tale films such as ‘The Princess Diaries’ and ‘Enchanted,’ not to mention the classic ‘Mary Poppins.’ Everything her tender tones touch seems to turn …