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Whispersync Daily Deal: The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers, read by Simon Vance

Friday, April 18, 2014: Today’s Kindle Daily Deal listings includes Tim Powers’ 1989 novel The Stress of Her Regard for $1.99 with a $1.99 Whispersync for Voice upgrade to the Audible edition, read by Simon Vance for Blackstone Audio, a fantastic audiobook which Dave … Continue reading

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Audible’s “Begin at the Beginning” sale, including Tad Williams, Richard Kadrey, Mira Grant, Paolo Bacigalupi, and more

Running through February 19, Audible.com’s Begin at the Beginning sale on first books in a series includes 206 books all priced at $4.95. Now, 206 titles is a pretty long list. Here’s what caught my eye, with covers and “PICK:” … Continue reading

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Whispersync Daily Deal: Celebromancy, Clive Barker’s The Books of Blood, House of Bathory, and Cassandra Rose Clarke’s The Assassin’s Curse

Friday, January 24, 2014: Four more deals to share today, starting with Celebromancy: Ree Reyes, Book 2 by Michael R. Underwood, narrated by Mary Robinette Kowal for Audible Frontiers, book two in the series after Geekomancy and on sale for $1.99 Kindle, … Continue reading

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Release Week: Shovel Ready, The Emperor’s Blades, Alex Bledsoe’s Eddie LaCrosse, Shawn Speakman’s The Dark Thorn, Gateways, and Clive Barker’s The Books of Blood

JANUARY 8-14, 2014: This week the name of the game is “fantasy”, though near-future noir (Shovel Ready), the latest Peter Clines (Ex-Purgatory, read by Jay Snyder), classic sf from Asimov (read by Scott Brick) and Vonda McIntyre (read by Gayle … Continue reading

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Release Week: Nicola Griffith’s Hild, Lewis Shiner’s Collected Stories, and Simon Vance narrates John Harwood’s The Ghost Writer and Clive Barker’s collection of First Tales

DECEMBER 11-17, 2013: Finally! Amidst one of the quietest weeks yet on the year, Nicola Griffith’s Hild is in audio at last, along with a multi-voiced production of Lewis Shiner’s magnificent Collected Stories and enough chilling tales to send you … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Darwin Elevator, Kill City Blues, Nexus, Frostarc, Antidote Man, and Jay Lake’s City Imperishable

JULY 24-30, 2013: July comes to a close with: another in a long line of strong 2013 debuts, narrated by one of the best in the business; the latest Sandman Slim; a well-received late 2012 sf novel of near-future nano-drugs; … Continue reading

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Listening Report: March 2012

Six audiobooks this month, down from eight last month, this time heavily skewed toward sf (5) over fantasy (1):       REVIEWS:

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Audiobook review: Viriconium by M. John Harrison, read by Simon Vance

Last month the blog welcomed contributor Dave Thompson with his review of Tim Powers’s The Stress of Her Regard, read by Simon Vance. Today he returns with another review, setting his ears on Viriconium by M. John Harrison, read by Vance for Neil Gaiman Presents: … Continue reading

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Review: The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers, read by Simon Vance

I’m pleased to welcome a new regular contributor to the Audible SF/F blog: Dave Thompson. While we have plans (a podcast? two-contributor reviews?) he’s starting out with a review of The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers, read by Simon Vance … Continue reading

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