OCTOBER 15-21, 2014: Appalachian folk magic from the legendary Manly Wade Wellman, a full cast radioplay adaptation of an Eric Flint novella, new space sf, backlist epic fantasy from Daniel Abraham, Pynchon’s postmodern epic Gravity’s Rainbow, and Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian tale Fahrenheit 451 under the voice of Tim Robbins headline this week’s releases which also include: Ytasha Womack’s Rayla 2212, Chuck Palahniuk’s Beautiful You, Eliza Granville’s debut novel Gretel and the Dark read by Stefan Rudnicki and Cassandra Campbell, Pierre Grimbert’s third Secret of Ji novel, David Drake’s “Reaches” series, Frank Herbert’s Destination: Void, Sean Platt’s The Beam, Tonia Brown’s Devouring Milo, and! Certainty by Victor Levine, a debut novel from a narrator very near and dear to AudioBookaneers ears. In terms of other audiobook news, I was very happy to see some pre-order listings show up for the end of October: Kameron Hurley’s The Mirror Empire and the first two books of Tad Williams’ Otherland series. Meanwhile, next week will bring highly-anticipated audiobooks including William Gibon’s The Peripheral, Patrick Rothfuss’ The Slow Regard of Silent Things, George R.R. Martin’s The World of Ice and Fire, Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange New Things, and Anne Rice’s Prince Lestat. Enjoy!
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