Posts tagged: saladin-ahmed

Review: Rags and Bones

Posted on 2014-07-01 at 5:36 by Dave

b7ac-square-240 Rags & Bones Edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt, Read by Mark Cabus, Bernard Setaro Clark, and Reay Kaplan Length: 10 hours, 58 minutes

Reboots and remakes get a bad rap. I know - that’s a controversial stance to take. For instance, let's look at Star Wars, which has Death Star levels of angst aimed at it as if it were Alderaan, because Disney and Lucasfilm are wiping out the expanded universe. But here’s the thing – those beloved stories don’t cease to exist. A lot of those old stories and characters

Posted in reviews | Tagged melissa marr, neil gaiman, rags and bones, saladin-ahmed, tim pratt

Release Week: Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed, Oliver Wyman narrates a Swanwick masterwork, and the return of Neil Gaiman Presents

Posted on 2012-02-07 at 15:24 by Sam

My most anticipated release of a packed week in audiobooks is Throne of the Crescent Moon By Saladin AhmedNarrated by Phil Gigante for Brilliance Audio [IndieBound MP3-CD link | iTunes Audiobook link]:

Published concurrent with the DAW hardcover, Ahmed’s debut is a welcome new voice in fantasy. Beginning with a short, dark prologue of torture which introduces us to a powerful, evil raiser of ghuls known as “the gaunt man” and his jackal-faced assistant, we are then introduced to our atypical hero, Dr

Posted in regular, Release Week | Tagged oliver wyman, release week, saladin-ahmed

Audiobook announcement: Brilliance Audio has purchased audio rights for Saladin Ahmed's Throne of the Crescent Moon (DAW Books)

Posted on 2011-11-02 at 18:26 by Sam

Saladin Ahmed broke the news on Twitter last Thursday, retweeted by his publisher DAW Books, that Brilliance Audio had purchased the audio rights to his debut novel, Throne of the Crescent Moon (hardcover, Feb 7, 2012):

And a day later, Ahmed posted the first chapter of the novel on his blog. As a fan both of Ahmed’s short fiction (which I’ve enjoyed catching at PodCastle, and which garnered him enough votes to be a finalist for both a Nebula Award and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer) and of

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