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Review: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi, read by Zachary Quinto for Audible

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi Read by Zachary Quinto for Audible Free until November 2, The Dispatcher is an audio-exclusive short novella from John Scalzi, read by Zachary Quinto — best known for his role as the Nimoy-approved Spock in the recent … Continue reading

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September #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Octavia Butler, Jay Posey, Richard Matheson, R. A. MacAvoy, Jose Saramago, Carl Hiassen, Karen Lord, and more

In the latest crop of the monthly 3.99 or less Kindle titles, there’s 174 Whispersync-enabled deals to check out, with no shortage of fantastic books and audiobooks from classic and current sf to epic fantasy to thrillers and more. When you add … Continue reading

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Audible’s latest members-only “Win-Win” sale

I had such plans for this month, to get the #WhispersyncDeal roundup out early, and then, well, more and more deals just kept needing to be added, and then this deal rolled out. So, before it’s entirely too late instead of … Continue reading

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August #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence, Alex Bledsoe’s Wisp of a Thing, Marko Kloos, Alan Cumming, Tim Powers, and much more

August is almost over, which means it’s #WhispersyncDeal roundup time! Before I get to the regular Monthly Deals in Kindle Books and 50 Kindle Book Deals for $2 Each listings, and the huge list of titles in Audible’s “3 years of daily deals” … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Connie Willis, Diana Gabaldon, Guy Gavriel Kay, and Matthew Reilly

Bit too big of a day to link them all one at a time, so here’s four great deals today to check out: Blackout (All Clear Book 1) by Connie Willis, read by Katherine Kellgren for $1.99+$4.49 is the first half … Continue reading

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July #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Ken Liu, Kat Howard, Octavia Butler, Kurt Vonnegut, Richard Matheson, Walter Mosley, Field of Dreams, Scott Westerfeld’s Zeroes, and much more

July brought a refreshed list of Summer Reading Deals and 50 Kindle Books for $2 Each to the Kindle store, and there’s over 700 titles in there, 387 of which are Whispersync for Voice enabled in the “Summer Reading Deals” alone. (There’s … Continue reading

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Downpour’s 100-title science fiction $5.95 audiobook sale: Ian McDonald’s Luna: New Moon, Molly Tanzer’s Vermilion, Cory Doctorow, Jeff VanderMeer, Ray Bradbury, and more:

In Downpour’s 100-book $5.95 Sci-Fi sale there are dozens of highly-rated and recommended titles. Here’s what most caught my eye, from a quartet of great titles from 2015, to Cory Doctorow, Jeff VanderMeer, Catherine Asaro, Walter Mosley, Jane Rogers, and Brenda … Continue reading

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June #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Umberto Eco, T. Kingfisher, Scott Meyer, Rysa Walker, Gwenda Bond, Steve McHugh, Dennis Lehane, Ian Fleming, and more

Between this month’s Summer Reading Deals in Kindle Books and 50 Kindle Book Deals for $2 Each listings there’s quite a few (over 300!) Whispersync for Voice titles to check out. From comedic fantasy to YA time travel, Umberto Eco to … Continue reading

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Audible’s $4.95 “Editors’ Picks” sale ends today: Octavia E. Butler, Ursula K. Le guin, Cixin Liu, Lev Grossman, Patrick Rothfuss, Susanna Clarke, Junot Diaz, Justin Cronin, and more

And there are a ton of science fiction and fantasy books to choose from. Here’s my absolute favorite audiobooks from the sale:    Kindred UNABRIDGED By Octavia E. Butler Narrated by Kim Staunton The Dispossessed: A Novel UNABRIDGED By Ursula … Continue reading

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A toxic need for closure — James reviews The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins Read by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher [ Downpour | Audible ] — Review by James Alexander — The hype surrounding The Girl on the Train, especially given the upcoming film adaptation, … Continue reading

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