Posts tagged: jay lake

The 33 most missing audiobooks of 2014

Posted on 2015-01-17 at 6:12 by Sam

Three thousand two hundred sixty-seven. That's how many science fiction and fantasy audiobooks were added to's US listings alone in 2014, and the larger number of new speculative fiction audiobooks -- which include GraphicAudio, independent (for example The Maze of Games and Eric Flint's "Islands"), and other titles not available at Audible (for example Cory Doctorow's Homeland and Information Doesn't Want to Be Free), physical-only releases, podiobooks, and English-language audiobooks released

Posted in The Arrrdies | Tagged adam roberts, alex dally macfarlane, am dellamonica, american neolithic, ben aaronovitch, blake butler, broken river books, bryan allen carr, dave hutchinson, david edison, david james keaton, diana wynne jones, elysium, emmi itaranta, fred venturini, gemma files, greg van eekhout, hilda hilst, iain m banks, james l cambias, jay lake, jennifer marie brissett, jenny erpenbeck, jm mcdermott, joanne m harris, john hornor jacobs, jonathan carroll, josh weil, julia elliott, kerry howley, laila lalami, lavie tidhar, maze, naomi foyle, neil williamson, nick mamatas, nina allan, our lady of the islands, peter liney, rajan khanna, richard house, rjurik davidson, sam sykes, shannon page, simon ings, stephen baxter, stuart rojstaczer, terence hawkins, the great glass sea, the last projector, ultima, unwrapped sky, ursula jones, will mcintosh, wu ming-yi

Release Week: Broken Monsters, My Real Children, The Rabbit Back Literature Society, and Jay Lake's Last Plane to Heaven

Posted on 2014-09-22 at 17:22 by Sam

SEPTEMBER 10-16, 2014: One of the quietest weeks in overall numbers in a good while nonetheless has very, very much to recommend it, with US audio releases for the latest novels from Lauren Beukes and Jo Waltonan eagerly-awaited Finnish speculative fiction, and Jay Lake's posthumous final collection Last Plane to Heaven. Also out this week: John Shirley's historical fiction Wyatt in Wichita well ahead of the planned print/ebook release, Ken Follett's Century Trilogy concludes with Edge of Eternity, Kelly

Posted in Release Week | Tagged alison larkin, broken monsters, jay lake, jo walton, lauren beukes, my real children, pasi ilmari jaaskelainen, the rabbit back literature society

Release Week: Nnedi Okorafor's Lagoon, Geoff Ryman's The Warrior Who Carried Life, Michael J. Sullivan's Hollow World, Ben Bova's Transhuman, Jay Lake's collection The Sky That Wraps, and Cory Doctorow's Homeland

Posted on 2014-04-17 at 19:35 by Sam

APRIL 9-15, 2014: After two massive release weeks in a row, we get a bit of a breather here in terms of overall numbers, but a half-dozen fantastic titles make for another week of hard choices for those without infinite time for listening. The ALSO OUT listings have a few items of interest as well, particularly Frank Herbert's Direct Descent read by Scott Brick, Matthew Costello's post-apocalyptic horror novel Home, Shae Ford's Slight and Shadow, and a wide selection of teen and middle grade titles

Posted in Release Week | Tagged ben bova, cory doctorow, geoff ryman, hollow world, homeland, jay lake, jonathan davis, lagoon, michael j sullivan, nnedi okorafor, stefan rudnicki, the sky that wraps, the warrior who carried life, transhuman, wil wheaton

Release Week: METAtropolis: Green Space, Tina Connolly's Copperhead, K.W. Jeter's Fiendish Schemes, and Lemony Snicket's "When Did You See Her Last?"

Posted on 2013-10-16 at 17:44 by Sam

OCTOBER 9-15, 2013: Audible's audio-original METAtropolis series returns, along with new sequels from Tina Connolly, K.W. Jeter, and (primarily for younger listeners but hey, it's) Lemony Snicket, along with (in the "also out" this week listings), Anne Rice's The Wolves of Midwinter, the four books of R.A. Salvatore's Legacy of the Drow series, along with the conclusion of Stephen R. Donaldson's Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant and Emma Newman's The Split World. And! Some fantastic recently-announced

Posted in Release Week | Tagged jay lake, justine eyre, kw jeter, lemony snicket, metatropolis, rosalyn landor, tina connolly

Release Week: The Darwin Elevator, Kill City Blues, Nexus, Frostarc, Antidote Man, and Jay Lake's City Imperishable

Posted on 2013-08-05 at 18:1 by Sam

JULY 24-30, 2013: July comes to a close with: another in a long line of strong 2013 debuts, narrated by one of the best in the business; the latest Sandman Slim; a well-received late 2012 sf novel of near-future nano-drugs; an early 2013 self-published sf novel which first came to my attention for its striking cover art and is now here as well-produced self-published audiobook; an audio original; and the two novels in Jay Lake's City Imperishable series. And! Plenty more to pick from this week as well

Posted in Release Week | Tagged antidote man, jamie sutliff, jason m hough, jay lake, luke daniels, nexus, ramez naam, richard kadrey, sandman slim, simon vance

Release Week: Jay Lake's Kalimpura, James P. Blaylock's The Aysleford Skull, Norse Code, and (of course) another episode of The Human Division

Posted on 2013-01-30 at 19:43 by Sam

Now that's what I'm talking about -- an absolutely monstrous release week, with a long list of concurrent new releases, exciting previously released books coming to audio for the first time, and even another haul of Dungeons and Dragons audiobooks. And that's just the past few days -- already this week had brought us Norse Code by Greg van Eekhout and The Disaster Diaries by Sam Sheridan, and of course it also brings the next installment of John Scalzi's The Human Division, with We Only Need the Heads: The

Posted in Release Week | Tagged james p. blaylock, jay lake, release week