Category Archives: Release Week

Release Week: How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky, The String Diaries, Kelly Link’s Magic for Beginners, Cat Rambo’s Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight, and Clive Barker’s Weaveworld read by Simon Vance

JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2014: A fantastic crop of audiobooks this week, with picks from “nerd fiction” to Mulholland-published speculative thrillers, collections, and Clive Barker’s 1987 novel Weaveworld. More great titles in the “also out this week” listings, including the latest in Charles … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, Thorn Jack, and The Silkworm

JUNE 18-24, 2014: A fairytale recast as imaginative — but not overtly speculative — fiction by the always fantastic Genevieve Valentine, a contemporary fantasy retelling of the Scottish folk tale of Tam Lin by debut novelist Katherine Harbour, and J.K. Rownling writing … Continue reading

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Release Week: Bears Discover Fire, The Quick, Rogues, The Fever, high-end sf sequels, and Luke Daniels, Luke Daniels, Luke Daniels

JUNE 11-17, 2014: There is an absolute avalanche of outstanding audio this week, comprised mostly of audiobooks we’ve been anticipating for a good while now, but led by a breathtaking surprise: Terry Bisson’s 1993 collection Bears Discover Fire and Other Stories. There’s … Continue reading

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Release Week: The Goblin Emperor, The Girl with All the Gifts, Koko Takes a Holiday, and Pills and Starships

JUNE 3-10, 2014: Another fantastic release week this week, from fantasy to sf to all kinds of stuff in between, both in the picks of the week and beyond, though some of my most-anticipated books of the month end up in … Continue reading

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Release Week: Six-Gun Snow White, The River of Souls, The Dark Between the Stars, Prince of Fools, The Science of Discworld, and Mr. Mercedes

MAY 28-JUNE 3, 2014: June got off to a big start, with star-spanning sf (Kevin J. Anderson’s The Dark Between the Stars), epic fantasy (Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Fools), historical almost-supernatural thriller (Robert McCammon’s The River of Souls), a fairytale recast in the Wild West … Continue reading

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Release Week: Jim Butcher’s Skin Game, Jane Lindskold’s Artemis Awakening, Glen Hirshberg’s Motherless Child, Jo Walton’s Tooth and Claw, and Tim Pratt’s Heirs of Grace

MAY 21-27, 2014: Well, crap. I should have snatched up Nick Harkaway’s Tigerman before Audible (US) realized that it couldn’t sell it to me, but hopefully that’s a “not yet” and not an “ever”. So, a release week I was over-the-top excited about is taken … Continue reading

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Release Week: Monica Byrne’s The Girl in the Road, Stephen Baker’s The Boost, and Hartley and Hewson’s Hamlet, read by Richard Armitage

MAY 14-20, 2014: One of my most-anticipated titles of the year, let alone this month, is finally here, Monica Byrne’s The Girl in the Road, along with Stephen Baker’s all-too-near-future of brain hacking, The Boost, and a new audio-original novelization of Shakespeare’s Hamlet from the … Continue reading

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Release Week: C. Robert Cargill’s Queen of the Dark Things, Felix Gilman’s The Revolutions, Josh Malerman’s Bird Box, Norman Lock’s The Boy in His Winter, and Dead Man’s Hand edited by John Joseph Adams

MAY 7-13, 2014: A sequel I’ve been anticipating for the past year, a short stay on the “missing in audio” list for a book from one of my favorite authors, a post-apocalyptic horror, Huck Finn in the future, and a Weird … 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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Release Week: Paul Cornell’s London Falling, Mary Robinette Kowal’s Valour and Vanity, and Carlos Fuentes’ Terra Nostra

APRIL 23-29, 2014: Last week I warned that it would be a quiet week in terms of numbers, and that bore out, though two excellent titles make for two easy top recommendations this week, and Audible’s production of no fewer … Continue reading

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