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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

Posted on 2014-05-22 at 18:29 by Sam

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 same authors who brought us Macbeth -- another audio original -- in 2011. There's a long list of titles to check out in the ALSO OUT listings as well, including South African author Sarah Trotz's The Three and Australian

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Top 10 most-anticipated books of May 2014

Posted on 2014-05-05 at 18:33 by Sam

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:


 Mary Rickert The Memory Garden excerpt

Authority by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals, May 6) -- "In Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer introduced the mysteries of Area X—a remote and lush terrain mysteriously sequestered from civilization. It was the first volume of a projected trilogy; well in advance of publication, translation rights had sold all around the world and

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Casting News: Monica Byrne's The Girl in the Road to be narrated by Dioni Collins and Nazneen Contractor

Posted on 2014-04-03 at 15:2 by Sam

Since it's no longer April 1, some serious news to pass along: Monica Byrne's debut The Girl in the Road (May 20, Crown and Random House Audio) has been cast, with actresses Dioni Collins (BioShock Infinite) and Nazneen Contractor (Star Trek Into Darkness24) providing the voices of Mariama and Meena, respectively. I've been waiting and waiting on official news that there would be an audiobook, so this is doubly exciting:

The Girl in the Road Cover dioni-collins-MV5BMTk0Njc5NDQ0OF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNjM3NzA5Mg_V1_SX640_SY720 nazneen-contractor

A debut that Neil Gaiman calls “Glorious,” The Girl in the Road describes a

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