Category Archives: Release Week

Release Week: Rudy Rucker’s Software, Michael Underwood’s The Younger Gods, Daniel Abraham’s The Price of Spring, Shae Ford’s Dragonsbane, Mary Rickert’s The Memory Garden, Russell H. Greenan’s It Happened in Boston?, Multiverse, and Rick Wilber’s Field of Fantasies

DECEMBER 17-31, 2014: I went ahead and extended this pair of weeks one extra day to give a clean cutoff to 2014. It was a fantastic year of audiobooks (and of course Dave and I will be here with some best-of-the-year … Continue reading

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Release Week: Steve Erickson’s Zeroville, Jane Smiley’s The Greenlanders, Robert W. Chambers’ The Maker of Moons, and Luisa May Alcott’s A Whisper in the Dark

DECEMBER 10-16, 2014: For the first time in (at least recent) memory, all four of my picks for the week come off the “never before in audio” list, with none of the books even being released this decade and some being well out … Continue reading

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Release Week(s): Carbide Tipped Pens, The Godless, The Strange Library, Winterswim, The Martian Race, The Winter King, Ari Marmell’s “Hot Lead, Cold Iron”, and Cory Doctorow’s “Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free”

NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 9, 2014: A fantastic and wide-ranging fortnight of releases for you to start December, including epic fantasy, hard sf, Arthurian legend, a whimsy from Murakami, a GraphicAudio magical noir, non-fiction, and more. Do check out some of the “also … Continue reading

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Release Week: Mira Grant’s Symbiont, Brandon Sanderson’s Legion: Skin Deep, Tobias Buckell’s Mitigated Futures, and Bronson Pinchot reading David Drake’s Grimmer Than Hell

NOVEMBER 19-25, 2014: An overall very, very quiet week in publishing, but with a standout concurrent new release (Mira Grant’s Symbiont), two glimmering backlist collections (Buckell and Drake), the return of Sanderson’s Legion (for free! read by Oliver Wyman again!), and a few more … Continue reading

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Release Week(s): Liu Cixin’s The Three-Body Problem, Tobias Buckell’s The Apocalypse Ocean, Stephen King’s Revival, V Wars: Blood and Fire, Bitter Waters, Amanda Palmer’s The Art of Asking, and Jeff VanderMeer’s “Area X”

NOVEMBER 5-18, 2014: A Chinese science fiction blockbuster translated into English by one of the world’s best new writers, a new novel from Stephen King read by actor David Morse, Amanda Palmer’s self-help advice/memoir book, an anthology series sequel to V Wars, … Continue reading

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Release Week: Kameron Hurley’s The Mirror Empire, Steven Erikson’s Willful Child, Daryl Gregory’s Pandemonium, and Tad Williams’ Otherland

OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2014: Breathtakingly imaginative epic fantasy, sarcastic star-crossing science fiction, a demon possession pandemic, and multiverse-spanning virtual realities make for a fantastic release week of concurrent and backlist new audiobooks this week to start November. It’s a packed week … Continue reading

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Release Week: Gibson, Faber, Rothfuss, Martin, Rice, Shiner, and! Mieville

OCTOBER 22-28, 2014: What was already an absolutely packed release week for concurrent new releases (Gibson, Faber, Rothfuss, Martin, Rice) and already with one back-list gem (Lewis Shiner’s Frontera) includes the magnificent surprise of China Mieville’s The Scar and Iron Council finally coming to US … Continue reading

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Release Week: Manly Wade Wellman’s The Old Gods Waken, Eric Flint’s Islands, Peter F. Hamilton’s The Abyss Beyond Dreams, Daniel Abraham’s A Shadow in Summer, Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow, and Tim Robbins reads Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451

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 … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Doubt Factory, Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, The Lottery and Other Stories, and As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

OCTOBER 8-14, 2014:  October continues to be a month of bountiful harvests in terms of audiobooks, as my first pass for picks came up with 16 titles to strongly consider. So! After the four picks, do check out the “also … Continue reading

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Release Week: Ancillary Sword, Boy’s Life, The Maze of Games, The Chaplain’s War, The Lesser Dead, and Gillian Anderson’s A Vision of Fire

OCTOBER 1-7, 2014: In six picks from an absolutely packed week, we get a sequel to a many-multiple award-winning sf novel, a fantastical puzzle book, author-read audiobooks from World Fantasy Award-nominated author Christopher Buehlman and X-Files star Gillian Anderson, a highly-anticipated military sf … Continue reading

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