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There is No Redemption in the Sea — Dave Revisits THE SCAR!

The Scar by China Mieville, read by Gildart Jackson Length: 26 hours, 58 minutes Some books just leave a mark on you. In China Mieville’s The Scar, a character is told “Scars are not injuries…a scar is a healing. After … Continue reading

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Divided We Triumph — Dave Reviews NEMESIS GAMES

Nemesis Games (The Expanse, Book 5) by James S.A. Corey, Read by Jefferson Mays Length: 16 hours, 44 minutes If you’re like me, all you need to know about Nemesis Games is that Chrisjen Avasarala and Bobbi Draper are back … Continue reading

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Locke Lamora meets Dostoevsky after the Apocalypse — Review: Dancing with Bears

Dancing with Bears: A Darger and Surplus Novel By Michael Swanwick Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki It’s a shame there are so few reviews of this 2012 audiobook of this 2011 novel, as this really was pretty fantastic. It’s like: Scott … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time There Was a Girl — Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest

The Darkest Part of the Forest By Holly Black, Narrated by Lauren Fortgang Length: 8 hours, 39 minutes Welcome to Fairfold. Here, in the forest beside this quiet little town sleeps a horned boy in a glass casket. Deeper still … Continue reading

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Review: The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss

[Editor’s Note: A warm welcome to new AudioBookaneers contributor James Alexander! Ahoy and avast!] The Slow Regard of Silent Things By: Patrick Rothfuss Read By: Patrick Rothfuss for Penguin Series: The KingKiller Chronicles, Book 2.5 Buy: [IndieBound | Downpour | Amazon | … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From My Fae Friends – REVIEW: Silverblind

Silverblind by Tina Connolly, read by Rosalyn Landor for Audible Length: 10 hours, 3 minutes It’s still very much a man’s world, but the times are slowly a changing. Women are allowed to pursue academic profession, but are still prejudiced … Continue reading

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Pretty Fucking Badass: Dave Reviews Ancillary Sword

Ancillary Sword By Ann Leckie, performed by Adjoh Andoh Length: 11 hours, 44 minutes There’s a scene somewhere toward the middle of Ancillary Sword that I can’t get out of my head, despite having listened to the audiobook a couple … Continue reading

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Review: Copperhead

Copperhead (Ironskin, Book 2) By Tina Connolly, read by Rosalyn Landor Length: 9 hours, 43 minutes Appearances can be deceptive. There are two sisters. Jane was wounded in an invasion by the fae, and now suffers from a disability in … Continue reading

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Review: Cibola Burn

Cibola Burn (Expanse, Book 4) By James S.A. Corey, Read by Erik Davies Length: 21 hours, 23 minutes [Downpour | Audible | IndieBound] Some problems require diplomacy. Others require Jim Holden and the crew of the Rocinante. Two years after the … Continue reading

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Review: Blood Song

Blood Song (Raven’s Shadow: Book 1) [Downpour | Audible] By Anthony Ryan, Narrated by Steven Brand for Penguin Audio Length: 23 hours, 8 minutes In a time where people are chomping at the bit for George R.R. Martin’s next installment in … Continue reading

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