Posts tagged: audiobooks

All Hallow's Listen Part 3: Dave reviews George R.R. Martin's Fevre Dream

Posted on 2012-10-25 at 5:0 by Dave

Fevre Dream, by George R.R. Martin Narrated by Ron Donachie Length: 13 hours, 37 minutes

There’s a lot of talk these days about vampire fatigue, and whether or not vampires should hole up in their coffins for a few years until they figure out how to be scary or interesting again.

George R.R. Martin’s Fevre Dream probably isn’t going to change anyone’s mind about the state of vampires in literature, and since the book was written in 1982, that’s really only fair. It is, however, solid proof that vampire

Posted in All Hallow's Listen, reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged audiobooks, Fevre Dream Ron Donachie, George R.R. Martin, reviews, southern lit, vampires

Afternoon Reading: Neil Gaiman and Felicia Day help narrate an awesome new fantasy audiobook by Ellen Kushner(via @io9)

Posted on 2012-09-12 at 18:8 by Sam

Link: Afternoon Reading: Neil Gaiman and Felicia Day help narrate an awesome new fantasy audiobook by Ellen Kushner(via @io9)



“If you love clever, whimsical fantasy, you won’t want to miss the new audiobook version of Ellen Kushner’s novel The Privilege of the Sword. There’s nothing better than a Kushner novel on a long afternoon .”

Thank you!  I loved getting to read my own work for posterity - and having Neil & Felicia in it was a real thrill … along with exalted

Posted in link | Tagged audiobooks, ellen kushner, felicia day, neil gaiman

A reddit /r/audiobooks AMA with award-winning narrator Oliver Wyman

Posted on 2012-08-31 at 15:18 by Sam

Hey folks! Over on the reddit /r/Audiobooks community today is award-winning narrator Oliver Wyman for an AMA — which stands for “Ask Me Anything”.

He’s oft-mentioned here and has narrated some of my favorites — so go ask a question!

Posted in regular | Tagged AMA, audiobooks, oliver wyman, reddit

World Fantasy Awards 2012 nominees announced

Posted on 2012-08-08 at 15:50 by Sam

The nominees for the 2012 World Fantasy Awards have been announced, and all five of the novels on the final ballot are available in audio. Let me run them down for you:

  • Those Across the River, Christopher Buehlman (Ace) — Those Across the River, Narrated by Mark Bramhall for Penguin Audiobooks — Length:9 hrs and 5 mins — Release Date:09-06-11 — this is one that interested me last year, mainly due to my affection for Bramhall’s narration on Lev Grossman’s The Magicians, and reviewed fairly positively
Posted in regular | Tagged 11/22/63, a dance with dragons, among others, audiobooks, e lily yu, escape pod, george rr martin, jo walton, katherine kellgren, ken liu, lavie tidhar, mark bramhall, osama, podcastle, roy dotrice, stephen king, those across the river, world fantasy awards

Audiobook release day: Zone One by Colson Whitehead, Richard Kadrey's Aloha from Hell, and more

Posted on 2011-10-18 at 16:35 by Sam

On the heels of a brief mention in TIME magazine and a glowing review by Jeff VanderMeer for Barnes & Noble, Zone One: A Novel By Colson Whitehead is out from Random House Audio, concurrent with its release in hardcover from Doubleday:

Narrated by Beresford Bennett, Zone One is both a zombie novel and a wry satire and it’s been on my watch list for a good bit. (Again, hat tip to Jeff VanderMeer, the source of many books in my too-long “to read” list.) There’s been plenty of building attention to the novel,

Posted in regular | Tagged audible, audiobooks, zone one