Author Archives: Dave

Review: Motherless Brooklyn (FINALLY!)

Motherless Brooklyn By Jonathan Lethem, read by Geoffrey Cantor 10 hours, 9 minutes This is the story of a private detective who has Tourette’s syndrome who is obsessed with trying to figure out who killed his boss. It’s mystery novel, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Ellen Kushner’s Swordspoint to Become a Major Motion Picture!

Well, this is unexpected. I’ve just exchanged emails with a delighted Ellen Kushner and confirmed it: Swordspoint will become a major motion picture, to be directed by Brett Ratner.   Kushner did caution that the film wouldn’t be a direct … Continue reading

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Review: Joyland

Joyland By Stephen King, read by Michael Kelly Length: 7 hours, 33 minutes Sometimes, I feel like fun is a dirty word. Especially when it comes to entertainment, we’ll put words like “cheap” or “Junk” or “Trash” in front of … Continue reading

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Review: Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line

Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line By Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham, Read by Kristen Bell Length: 8 hours, 42 minutes If you’re like me, you’ve already been to the movie theater, or hit up your VOD (or both!) … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves

Star Wars: Honor Among Thieves (Empire and Rebellion, Book 2) by James S.A. Corey, read by Marc Thompson Length: 9 Hours, 52 Minutes This is the Han Solo book you’re looking for. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, … Continue reading

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Review: Star Wars: Scoundrels

Star Wars: Scoundrels By Timothy Zahn, Read by Marc Thompson Length: 14 hours, 1 minute I was born in 1977, the year of Star Wars. Empire Strikes Back was the first movie I saw in theaters, and I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Review: Ancillary Justice

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, Read by Celeste Ciulla Length: 13 hours, 47 minutes A long time ago, Breq was part of a consciousness that made up Justice of Toren – one of the Radch Empire’s AI starships. She was … Continue reading

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At Long Last! The AudioBookaneers Favorite Audiobooks of 2013!

Yes, it’s been a looooooooong wait. But 2013 was a pretty good year, and we have the audiobooks to prove it! In our wrap-up of 2012 in audiobooks, we had a consensus pick for best new audiobook, The Amazing Adventures of … 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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An Interview with Ellen Kushner on Riverside’s Scholars, Swordsmen, and Neil Gaiman Presents

If I was going to pick an audiobook that I listened to last year as my favorite listen, regardless of when it came out, I’m pretty sure my choice would be Ellen Kushner’s The Privilege of the Sword (Review). It was … Continue reading

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