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Release Week: Rudnicki’s Fantastic Imaginings, and more of Pohl’s Heechee Saga read by Oliver Wyman

A pretty quiet release week, made even more so considering the deafening absence on this side of the pond that is the lack of Red Country By Joe Abercrombie, available earlier this week in the UK — narrated by the … Continue reading

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Scalzi’s The Human Division Audiobook to be Serialized?

John Scalzi, author of Redshirts, Fuzzy Nation, and Old Man’s War has just announced that he’s completed his new novel (set in the Old Man’s War universe): The Human Division. Scalzi has been talking for a while how this book … Continue reading

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Listening report: August 2012

After seven audiobooks in July, three excellent, I managed just six in August, with one absolutely year’s-best fantastic (The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan) another excellent (non-fiction, How to Build an Android), and three more well worth the listen, … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Listen Part 2: Dave reviews Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury

Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle Stories by: 26 writers including Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Audrey Niffenegger, Margaret Atwood, Alice Hoffman, Robert McCammon, and more Narrated by: George Takei, Edward … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Twelve, Bowl of Heaven, Roadside Picnic, and George R.R. Martin

Vampires and aliens are featured in two new highly-anticipated books in this mid-October release week, and aliens and vampires are also featured in new audiobooks of highly-regarded books published in past years. The Twelve by Justin Cronin, read by Scott … Continue reading

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Received: 3 titles from Harper Audio

Received: More review copies from our fall requests are coming in, this batch includes three titles from Harper Audio: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter Some Remarks by Neal Stephenson Dodger by Terry Pratchett

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What’s in a name? Welcome to The AudioBookaneers!

When I started The Audible SF/F Blog in June 2011, I was hoping that the double meaning of “audible”, that is both the well-known audiobook company and the state of being, er, audible, which is so very characteristic of audiobooks, … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Listen Part 1: Dave Thompson reviews The Halloween Tree by Rad Bradbury

[Editor’s note: “All Hallow’s Listen” will be a 3-part series this October, featuring Dave Thompson’s reviews on Halloween-suitable audiobooks. Stay tuned each Friday!] The Halloween Tree By Ray Bradbury Narrated by Bronson Pinchot for Blackstone Audio Length: 3 hrs and … Continue reading

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First thoughts on Downpour: DRM-free and beta-testing (updated)

Downpour is a new multi-publisher DRM-free digital audiobook (and physical audiobook) website and iOS app launched by Blackstone Audio, with titles from Recorded Books, Hachette Audio, and more. The site is a bit slow at times (note: it is still … Continue reading

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Release Week: Tad Williams, Steven Erikson, Iain M. Banks, and The Lord of the Rings

What the second release week in October lacks in the staggering numbers department, it makes up for with three absolutely stellar titles: urban fantasy from Tad Williams, the latest Iain M. Banks “Culture” novel, and the long-awaited first audio installment … Continue reading

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