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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: John Scalzi’s Lock In, Peter Watts’ Echopraxia, Richard Kadrey’s The Getaway God, and Brent Weeks’ The Broken Eye

AUGUST 20-26, 2014: August goes out with quite a bang, with a near-future sf thriller, medium-future space sf, urban fantasy, and epic fantasy releases among the biggest of the year, ahead of what is set to be quite a September to … Continue reading

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Release Week(s): Haruki Murakami’s Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki, Graham Joyce’s The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit, Robin Hobb’s Fool’s Assassin, Charles Gannon’s Fire With Fire, Ekaterina Sedia’s Heart of Iron, John Shirley’s Everything is Broken, Jacob Cooper’s Circle of Reign, and just a ridiculous all-star cast reads R.A. Salvatore’s Drizzt stories (for free)

AUGUST 6-19, 2014: Another two-weeks-worth of roundup here, with new books from Murakami, Joyce, and Hobb, backlist Sedia, Shirley, and Gannon, and highly notable epic fantasy audio from the completely unexpected to the completely unprecedented. Yup. And there’s a long list … Continue reading

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August Whispersync Deal Roundup

While I’ve continued the daily #WhispersyncDeal posts on Facebook/Twitter, with another month has come another set of month-long Whispersync deals, both in Amazon’s monthly Kindle deal listings and beyond. First those “official” deals, starting with sci-fi and fantasy:    Carniepunk for $1.99+$3.99 … Continue reading

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Release Week: Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon, Geoff Ryman’s The Warrior Who Carried Life, Michael J. Sullivan’s Hollow World, Ben Bova’s Transhuman, Jay Lake’s collection The Sky That Wraps, and Cory Doctorow’s Homeland

APRIL 9-15, 2014: After two massive release weeks in a row, we get a bit of a breather here in terms of overall numbers, but a half-dozen fantastic titles make for another week of hard choices for those without infinite time … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Wil Wheaton to narrate Robin Sloan’s The Dragon-Song Chronicles

April 1, 2014, Durham, North Carolina:  In Robin Sloan‘s wonderful 2012 novel Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, Clark Moffat’s fantasy series The Dragon-Song Chronicles seemed so very much like real books that I looked them up in a few places — and I was … Continue reading

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Release Week: Lavie Tidhar, Terry Pratchett’s Raising Steam, Scott Meyer’s Off to Be the Wizard, and Cory Doctorow’s Homeland read by Wil Wheaton

MARCH 12-18, 2014: A jam-packed week straddes the Ides of March, bringing a fantastic haul of audiobooks led by two short novels from Lavie Tidhar, the latest steam-powered Discworld novel from Terry Pratchett, and Scott Meyer’s Off to Be the Wizard read by … Continue reading

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Release Week: Rip-Off!, Mayan December, Bradley P. Beaulieu, Terry Goodkind’s The First Confessor, and more

The middle of December brings some ear candy for the holiday season, including an all-star author/narrator anthology, the end of the world, secondary world fantasy, and quite a bit more. Still, with all that, my mind’s on a “missing” audiobook, … Continue reading

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Listening report: June 2012

After six audiobooks in May (though KSR’s 2312 went on well into the first week of June) I listened to eight in June, with Tim Powers’s On Stranger Tides and Michael Chabon’s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay being … Continue reading

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Audible “Win-Win” $4.95 sale, through Sep 18

A members-only sale at Audible, this one dubbed Win-Win, with $4.95 titles running through September 18. The sale page sorts out titles by author last name groupings, so here is my scan-through for interesting titles:       LONGER LIST … Continue reading

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