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Downpour’s 100-title science fiction $5.95 audiobook sale: Ian McDonald’s Luna: New Moon, Molly Tanzer’s Vermilion, Cory Doctorow, Jeff VanderMeer, Ray Bradbury, and more:

In Downpour’s 100-book $5.95 Sci-Fi sale there are dozens of highly-rated and recommended titles. Here’s what most caught my eye, from a quartet of great titles from 2015, to Cory Doctorow, Jeff VanderMeer, Catherine Asaro, Walter Mosley, Jane Rogers, and Brenda … Continue reading

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June #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Umberto Eco, T. Kingfisher, Scott Meyer, Rysa Walker, Gwenda Bond, Steve McHugh, Dennis Lehane, Ian Fleming, and more

Between this month’s Summer Reading Deals in Kindle Books and 50 Kindle Book Deals for $2 Each listings there’s quite a few (over 300!) Whispersync for Voice titles to check out. From comedic fantasy to YA time travel, Umberto Eco to … Continue reading

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Audible’s $4.95 “Editors’ Picks” sale ends today: Octavia E. Butler, Ursula K. Le guin, Cixin Liu, Lev Grossman, Patrick Rothfuss, Susanna Clarke, Junot Diaz, Justin Cronin, and more

And there are a ton of science fiction and fantasy books to choose from. Here’s my absolute favorite audiobooks from the sale:    Kindred UNABRIDGED By Octavia E. Butler Narrated by Kim Staunton The Dispossessed: A Novel UNABRIDGED By Ursula … Continue reading

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A toxic need for closure — James reviews The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train By Paula Hawkins Read by Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher [ Downpour | Audible ] — Review by James Alexander — The hype surrounding The Girl on the Train, especially given the upcoming film adaptation, … Continue reading

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May #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Ink Mage, The Oddfits, Neal Pollack, Wayward Pines, Evermen, Ania Ahlborn, and more

Of the about 300 titles in the Monthly Deals listings, 142 are listed as “eBooks with Audible Narration” which, I gather, is how the Kindle store has been listing what used to be called “Whispersync for Voice” titles these days. … Continue reading

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April #WhispersyncDeal roundup: Christopher Moore’s The Serpent of Venice and Jonathan Coe’s Expo 58, Christie Golden, Wiley Cash, The Twenty-Sided Sorceress, and more

There are 165 Whispersync-for-Voice-enabled titles on sale in this month’s Monthly Deals in Kindle Books, but… there aren’t too many that really catch my eye, and only a few really, really top shelf titles. But! Those are quite good ones … Continue reading

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March WhispersyncDeal roundup: A Head Full of Ghosts, A Dirty Job, Three, Anno Dracula, Kurt Vonnegut, Tibetan Peach Pie, Scott Lynch’s The Lies of Locke Lamora, and more

This one’s coming later in the month than I’d like, but I’ve been dumping my free time into Tom Clancy’s The Division and listening with rapt attention to Simon Vance’s narration of We, the Drowned. Of the 164 Whispersync-enabled titles in this … 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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Audible’s $5.95 members-only sale: The Fifth Season, H is for Hawk, Aurora, The Grace of Kings, A Wizard of Earthsea, A God in Ruins, A Canticle for Leibowitz, and much more

Audible is having a big $5.95 members-only sale with over 200 titles, across science fiction and fantasy, non-fiction, YA, classics, and more: And 200+ titles are a lot to page through. Here’s what I most recommend from the sale, but … Continue reading

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Whispersync deal roundup for Thursday, March 3: Joe R. Lansdale, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Ferret Steinmetz, Annie Bellet, Charles E. Gannon, and more

Another day where there’s just too many deals to share them piecemeal, one Tweet at a time. Starting with the best deals from among the 10 Whispersync for Voice enabled titles from today’s Kindle Daily Deals and picking up a few other … Continue reading

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