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What ever happened to Sam’s “Release Week” roundup posts? They’re on reddit!

I’ve realized that I never made any kind of “formal” post or announcement here on the blog, when I moved the “Release Week” roundup posts from here to reddit‘s /r/audiobooks… So… Yeah… Sorry about that. I’ve been a moderator there … Continue reading

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“The past can’t be changed, but it can be learned from.” — James reviews Snapshot

Snapshot By Brandon Sanderson Narrated by William DeMeritt for Audible — Review by James Alexander — Snapshot is one of those books you know will probably be a movie soon right away. I mean that in the best possible sense, … Continue reading

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February #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Octavia Butler, Julie McElwain, Wesley Chu, Greg Bear, Rysa Walker, Veronica Rossi, Ben Fountain, and more

All right! February’s Monthly Deals listings, of which 269 are eBooks with Audible Narration, aren’t actually that long in terms of what I would call outstanding #WhispersyncDeal titles. But! A solid dozen are well worth checking out, starting with some … Continue reading

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January #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Aldous Huxley, Meg Elison, Jacqueline Carey, Alex Bledsoe, Clive Barker, and more

The first #WhispersyncDeal roundup of 2017 is here! As usual I’ll run down my picks among this month’s Whispersync-for-voice-enabled Monthly Deals in Kindle Books, also known now as eBooks with Audible Narration, of which there are 536 to scan through … Continue reading

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December 25th #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Neil Gaiman, Harper Lee, Pax, The Nest, Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, and more

In addition to the month-long December deals, Amazon.com has a pretty darned good lineup of Kindle Daily Deals today, including 26 Whispersync for Voice enabled titles. Here’s a quick roundup of the best deals on the best titles:    American … Continue reading

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December #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Patrick deWitt, Marko Kloos, Chuck Wendig, Arthur C. Clarke, Kurt Vonnegut, and more

A well-timed Amazon.com gift card burning a hole in your digital pocket? Looking for some year-end reading and listening? I’ve got you covered with another monthly #WhispersyncDeal roundup, with great current year titles from Patrick deWitt, Marko Kloos, Chuck Wendig, and … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Seveneves, The Hunger Games, 1984, The Forever War, Flowers for Algernon, The Muralist, Octavia Butler, and more

Today’s “Cyber Monday” Kindle Daily Deals listings number in the hundreds — over 400, actually. It’s a lot to look through, especially with the wonky “paging” (with no apparent “see all” or category search links!) for the sale. But, have … Continue reading

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Black Friday #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Jemisin’s The Fifth Season, McCammon’s Swan Song, Cashore’s Graceling, and Sanderson’s Alcatraz

While the November #WhispersyncDeal roundup continues through the weekend, today’s Whispersync-enabled Kindle Daily Deals include some spectacular speculative fiction for all ages: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, read by Robin Miles for $2.99+$4.95 — An absolutely amazing book and … Continue reading

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November #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Margaret Atwood, Neal Stephenson, Becky Chambers, Joe Hill, Paul Tremblay, Amy Bartol, and more

Before November runs out, take the take to take a break from Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping and pick up a little something for yourself for those long, dark winter nights. There are 510 Whispersync-enabled audiobooks in this month’s … Continue reading

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October #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Lian Hearn’s Emperor of the Eight Islands, Jose Saramago’s Blindness, Rysa Walker’s CHRONOS Files, Seanan McGuire’s Indexing, and more

It’s a pretty lean month for the #WhispersyncDeal monthly roundup, making yet another “almost too late to be useful” post pretty ridiculous. When I finally started looking at the deals in the monthly $3.99 or Less and 50 Kindle Books for … Continue reading

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