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November #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Margaret Atwood, Neal Stephenson, Becky Chambers, Joe Hill, Paul Tremblay, Amy Bartol, and more

Before November runs out, take the take to take a break from Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping and pick up a little something for yourself for those long, dark winter nights. There are 510 Whispersync-enabled audiobooks in this month’s … Continue reading

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The AudioBookaneers pick their favorite audiobooks of 2014

Well, it’s (past) that time of year again: time for Dave and I to look back on a year in listening. We laughed, we cried, we cheered, we jeered, we stayed up well into the night for these audiobooks. It seems … 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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September Whispersync Deal Roundup

Out with the deals of August and in with the deals of September! As usual, the daily #WhispersyncDeal posts on Facebook/Twitter cover the more ephemeral deals, but here’s some titles to check out all September long — but first, some deals … Continue reading

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Release Week: Acceptance, The Bone Clocks, Maplecroft, Sleeping Late on Judgement Day, and Randall Munroe’s “What If?”

AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2, 2014: September is here, and so are 5 of my most-anticipated audiobooks of the entire year: Jeff VanderMeer’s Acceptance concludes his Southern Reach trilogy, David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks is the Cloud Atlas author’s first new novel in four years, Cherie Priest’s Maplecroft gives … Continue reading

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Release Week: Jeff VanderMeer’s Authority, Laline Paull’s The Bees, Charlie Fletcher’s The Oversight, Michael Cunningham’s The Snow Queen, and Stefan Rudnicki reading Silverberg, Lansdale, and John Joseph Adams

APRIL 30-MAY 6, 2014: May is here, and the first release week brings with it a massive haul of audiobooks to kick off a month just packed with highly-anticipated titles. It was hard cutting to limit my PICKS to just seven … Continue reading

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Top 10 most-anticipated books of May 2014

Everyone has their own lists, but here’s mine: what I’m most looking forward to this month, in chronological order of release, with audiobook information if I know about it: MAY 6   Authority by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals, May 6) — … Continue reading

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News: Bronson Pinchot to narrate Jeff VanderMeer’s Authority, Book 2 of The Southern Reach; and Xe Sands to narrate Wendy Webb’s The Vanishing

Two narrator castings to pass along this morning, the first is both the most recent and what I’ll be listening to in the wee hours of May 6: Blackstone Audio has tapped Audie-Award winning narrator Bronson Pinchot to narrate Authority: … Continue reading

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Release Week: Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation, James Marsters reads The Kingmakers, Allen Steele’s V-S Day, Christopher Golden’s Dark Duets, METAtropolis stories, Scott Sigler’s Pandemic, J.C. Hutchins’ “The 33”, and Natania Barron’s Pilgrims of the Sky

JANUARY 29-FEBRUARY 4, 2014: You are in for quite a treat this week, audiobook listeners. From the surreal and claustrophobic Annihilation to the rapiers-afly adventure of The Kingmakers, to alternate history and on to an intriguing anthology of horror and dark fantasy. … Continue reading

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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation (Book 1 in the Southern Reach trilogy) by Jeff VanderMeer, Read by Carolyn McCormick Length: 6 hours It’s  a simple, classic set-up: A group of explorers head out on an expedition to the mysterious Area X. They have gone … Continue reading

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