Posts tagged: charles stross

Release Week: Accelerando by Charles Stross, Lockstep by Karl Schroeder, Sleep Donation by Karen Russell, The Boy with the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick, and Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars

Posted on 2014-03-31 at 13:13 by Sam

MARCH 19-25, 2014: Well, I had no idea it was coming, but when Charles Stross' mindfuck-a-minute 2005 novel Accelerando shows up, read by George Guidall no less, it's your lead pick of the week. And a packed week it is, with, Karl Schroeder's new space opera Lockstep, Karen Russell's new novella Sleep Donation, and Den Patrick's "ornate yet dark" fantasy debut The Boy with the Porcelain Blade. Also out this week: Frank M. Robinson's 1956 sf novel The Power read by Bronson Pinchot, Jonathan Maberry's Code

Posted in Release Week | Tagged accelerando, charles stross, den patrick, george guidall, karen russell, karl schroeder, kristen bell, lockstep, sleep donation, the boy with the porcelain blade, veronica mars

Release Week: Happy Hour in Hell, Neptune's Brood, The Rose and the Thorn, Bleeding Edge, and Neil Gaiman's Fortunately, the Milk

Posted on 2013-09-18 at 17:17 by Sam

SEPTEMBER 11-17, 2013: Urban fantasy, deep future sf, adventure fantasy, early 21st century technothriller, and more await listeners in this week's round of picks -- and even more await the "also out this week" reader/listener. (Let alone the "also also out this week" listings. Yes, I've gone Full Monty Python.) Near future, backlist epic fantasy, special edition audio anthology re-issues, resurrecting zombie Taft to run for president, Kafka-esque kittens, nuclear and non-nuclear non-fiction, and more. Whew

Posted in Release Week | Tagged charles stross, michael j sullivan, neil gaiman, tad williams, thomas pynchon

Release Week: Vlad; Neil Gaiman Presents Ellen Kushner's The Privilege of the Sword; Charles Yu; and Charles Stross's The Apocalypse Codex

Posted on 2012-07-25 at 16:27 by Sam

The release week for Tuesday, July 24 brings quite a few titles I’m very interested in. Luckily, two of the audiobooks I’ve most got my eyes on are on the shorter side.

Vlad By Carlos Fuentes, translated by Alejandro Branger and Ethan Shaskan Bumas, narrated by Robert Fass for Dreamscape Media (Dalkey Archive Press, 112 pages) — Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins — “Where, Carlos Fuentes asks, is a modern-day vampire to roost? Why not Mexico City, populated by ten million blood sausages (that is, people), and a

Posted in regular, Release Week | Tagged ari marmell, bv larson, Carlos Fuentes, charles stross, charles yu, darksiders, ellen kushner, felicia day, katherine kellgren, neil gaiman, neil gaiman presents, release week, sorry please thank you, technomancer, the apocalypse codex, vlad