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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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Does Brandon Sanderson have superpowers or is he just chained to his laptop? James reviews Calamity (The Reckoners, Book 3)

Calamity: The Reckoners, Book 3 By Brandon Sanderson Narrated by MacLeod Andrews for Audible — Review by James Alexander — Does Brandon Sanderson have superpowers or is he just chained to his laptop? It feels like the Reckoners trilogy has only … 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: Dark Eden, Desert of Souls, Reign of Ash, Games Creatures Play, Tales of the Radiation Age, Salvage, and Ian McDonald’s Desolation Road and Cyberabad Days

MARCH 26-APRIL 1, 2014: A fantastic range of releases this week, from a 2012-UK-published novel of mind-bending interplanetary science fiction finally getting a US release, to epic fantasy, a big-name paranormal fantasy anthology, post-apocalyptic sf, to near-future sf for young/new adults, and … Continue reading

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Release Week: Words of Radiance, Ghost Train to New Orleans, Tropic of Serpents, Half Bad, The King in Yellow read by Stefan Rudnicki, and Seth MacFarlane’s A Million Ways to Die in the West performed by Jonathan Frakes

FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 4, 2014: And here I thought that last week was packed. This week saw almost 200 titles released on March 4 alone, with another 100 on March 3. My picks of this avalanche include an epic fantasy sequel from … Continue reading

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The 2014 Audie Award finalists have been announced

Via Booklist Online, the 2014 Audies Finalists have been announced. My first thoughts are 1. that I’m thrilled to see Kim Stanley Robinson’s Shaman named as a finalist in the Science Fiction category. And 2, I can’t recall a previous year … Continue reading

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Whispersync Daily Deal: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Happy New Year! January 1 brings a $1.99 Kindle Daily Deal for the first novel for teens from the best-selling author of Mistborn and co-author of the concluding novels of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time, Brandon Sanderson, starting a … Continue reading

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Release Week: Doctor Sleep, The Incrementalists, Every Boy Should Have a Man, and North American Lake Monsters

SEPTEMBER 18-24, 2013: Well, I warned you last week that this week would be big. Huge. The list of excellent audiobooks that fall into the “also out this week” would make for a stellar set of release week picks: V.E. … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Returned, The Fall of the Kings, Ice Forged, Abaddon’s Gate, Reanimators, and Shadows of the New Sun

AUGUST 21-27, 2013: It’s quite a release week haul this week: a powerful debut in the form of Jason Mott’s The Returned, the return of Neil Gaiman Presents with another full cast “illuminated production” in Ellen Kushner’s Riverside series, a … Continue reading

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The Orbital Drop, Whispersync for Voice, and SFSignal’s impressive ebook deals list

I’ve posted fairly frequently about Whispersync for Voice deals, and one sure source for finding new ones is following Orbit Books’ The Orbital Drop ebook deals, which each month “drops” the price on one or more ebooks in Orbit’s catalog … Continue reading

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