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9 Science Fiction and Fantasy Audiobooks by Women of Color You Must Hear

Making the Internet rounds yesterday was a new list from Buzzfeed of 19 Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels by Women of Color You Must Read and as headline-bait listicles go it’s actually pretty good. (Of course one may quibble, but those … 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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Top 25 most-anticipated books of June 2014

Everyone has their own lists, but here’s ours: what we’re most looking forward to this month, in chronological order of release, with audiobook information if we know about it. (I tried holding the list to 10 as I managed for last month’s … Continue reading

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Top 10 most-anticipated books of May 2014

Everyone has their own lists, but here’s mine: what I’m most looking forward to this month, in chronological order of release, with audiobook information if I know about it: MAY 6   Authority by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals, May 6) — … Continue reading

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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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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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Whispersync Daily Deal: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods and Coraline, Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine, and more

Sunday, March 9, 2014: The Kindle “Gold Box Deal of the Day” is a wide-ranging list of Books That Inspired Our Passion for Reading, all priced at $2.99 or less, and quite a few have Whispersync upgrades to the Audible … 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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Whispersync Daily Deal: Ransom Stephens’ The God Patent and Rosa Montero’s Tears in Rain

Sunday, March 2, 2014: Another glimpse through the Kindle Daily Deals today shows me two books to pass along. The first is an actual “Daily” deal, The God Patent by Ransom Stephens, at $1.99 Kindle plus $0.99 upgrade to the Audible edition read … Continue reading

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