The SFFaudio Podcast #159 – NEW RELEASES/RECENT ARRIVALS

May 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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The SFFaudio PodcastThe SFFaudio Podcast #159 – Scott, Jesse, Tamahome, and Charles Tan talk about recently arrived audiobooks, new releases and more.

Talked about on today’s show:
Charles sent to World Fantasy, John Scalzi’s Fuzzy Nation is a reworking, Is WWW: Wonder by Robert J. Sawyer YA?, three from Angry Robot, Giant Thief by David Tallerman, Empire State by Adam Christopher is superhero noir, free comic book day, The Shadow comic by Garth Ennis, listening speeds, Dead Harvest by Chris F. Holm, Bolinda Audio from Australia, Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox, YA is big, Neil Gaiman’s Coraline, “scare the crap out of little kids”, The Novice by Trudi Canavan, cozy fantasy, Dark Is The Moon by Ian Irvine, Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy, being developed for Netflix, polarizing, Angels Of Vengence by John Birmingham, futuristic Clancy?, White Horse by Alex Adams, Into The Black: Odyssey One by Evan Currie, ebook first, “I’m getting refreshed”, Jenny would like Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente, not Genevieve Valentine, Welcome To Bordertown edited by Ellen Kushner (Sfsignal interview) and Holly Black is all-new, “these stories are too wet”, A Handful Of Stars by Dana Stabenow is an older book, “Alaskans in space”, The Outcast Blade by John Courtenay has vampires, “well that’s disappointing”, how about steampunk?, the splitting of Warriors by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, Legends by Robert Silverberg, Scott thinks Far Horizons should be an audiobook, Agatha H. And The Clockwork Princess by Phil and Kaja Foglio, Girl Genius comics online, Dante Valentine series by Lilith Saintcrow, Clockwork Heart by Dru Pagliassotti, “clockpunk”, Nightfall by Stephen Leather, soul legalities, “God is the ultimate scammer”, Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Infamous, paper books, Comedia Della Morte by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, usefulness of blurbs, The Company Of The Dead by David J. Kowalski, end of Scott’s stack, I didn’t know 8 Million Ways To Die by Lawrence Block was a book, lots from Audible Frontiers, Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center series with multiple narrators, Planet Of The Apes by Pierre Boulle, think of the movie inverted, “take your damn dirty hands off me”, Terry Bisson’s They’re Made Out Of Meat, Charles is reading the Shirley Jackson award nominees (horror and dark fantasy) to prepare for interviews, Peter Staub’s Mr. Clubb and Mr. Cuff, “it scared the pants off me”, where’s the John Joseph Adams anthology audiobooks?, Kim Stanley Robinson audio short story at Lightspeed Magazine, 2312 stays in the solar system, Mars trilogy if you like science, tons of new Robert Silverberg on Audible, The World Inside will be an HBO series, Scott liked Book Of Skulls, a bunch of Connie Willis, what’s on the horizon?, Existence by David Brin, Red Mars was a marathon, A Short, Sharp Shock by Kim Stanley Robinson, what kind of fantasy does he write?, John Scalzi’s Redshirts, bye Charles

The Shadow cover

 

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New Arrivals – Bolinda Audio

February 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment
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Science Fiction Audiobook Recent Arrivals

BolindaMates, we’ve got some interesting looking titles just arrived in our headquarters from Down Under. They’re from the Austrailian based audiobook company, Bolinda Publishing. Bolinda sent us a slew of cool titles from authors we’ve never seen in audio before. These audiobooks have worldwide distribution so they’re available to all. Put some shrimp on the barbie and a Bolinda audiobook in your player and enjoy.

Swords of Quentaris by Paul CollinsSwords of Quentaris: Book One of the Quentaris Chronicles
By Paul Collins; Read by Richard Aspel
3 CDs – 3 hrs 15 min [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Published: 2004
ISBN: 9781740935197

The Quentaris Chronicles is a fantasy series set in the magical city of Quentaris. With popular authors Michael Pryor and Paul Collins in charge, The Quentaris Chronicles brings to you books by different writers, each with their tales to tell of this city of infinite variety. Full of magic, mystery and adventure, each book explores Quentaris and its people and brings to you stories of peril and triumph, quests and discoveries, heroes and villains.

Rad de La’rel is a street urchin who yearns to be a guide to adventures in the rift caves of Quentaris. Before he can claim his birthright, he must escape the Theives’ Guild and the notorious Vindon Nibhelline with the help of his friend Tulcia. Only then will he be proclaimed to the greatest guide since his ancestor; the legendary Nathine de La’rel.

Giants of the Frost by Kim WilkinsGiants of the Frost
By Kim Wilkins; Read by Edwina Wren
13 CDs – 15 hrs 18 min [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Published: 2007
ISBN: 9781740939676

An epic saga of love, fate and betrayal. Victoria has chosen career over love, but starts to question this decision when she finds herself working at a remote weather research station on a tiny island off the coast of Norway. In this world of midnight sunshine, the Old Gods still watch the affairs of humanity … and one of them has become fixated on Victoria, certain that she is the reincarnation of a woman he fell in love with over a thousand years before; a love affair which threatened the very existence of Asgard.Dangerous love and desire are soon running out of control, as the spectacularly supernatural obliterates Victoria’s refuge in scientific rationalism.

Fantasy audiobook - The Magician's GuildThe Magician’s Guild: Book One of The Black Magician Trilogy
By Trudi Canavan; Read by Richard Aspel
14 CDs – 15 hrs 45 min [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Published: 2005
ISBN: 9781740939348

Caught up in a confrontation between the hated Guild magicians and the angry youth of the slums, to her dismay Sonea discovers that she possesses the same powers as the reviled magicians. To avoid capture, she must seek protection from the city’s feared underworld, The Thieves. In return she must use her powers for them, but her magic never seems to do quite what she intends it to …

Fantasy audiobook - DreamhunterDreamhunter
By Elizabeth Knox; Read by Edwina Wren
9 CDs – 11 hrs 10 min [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Published: 2007
ISBN: 9781740938280

Set in 1906, Dreamhunter describes a world very similar to ours, except for a special place, known simply as The Place, where only a select group of people can go. These people are called Dreamhunters and they harvest dreams which are then transmitted to the general public for the purposes of entertainment, therapy – or terror and political coercion. Fifteen-year-old cousins Laura Hame and Rose Tiebold both come from famous dreamhunting families, but only Laura proves to be blessed with the gift and once inside The Place she finds out what happened to her missing dreamhunter father and reveals how the government has used dreams to control an ever-growing population of convicts and political dissenters.

Fantasy audiobook - Billy ThunderBilly Thunder and the Night Gate
By Isobelle Carmody; Read by Rebecca Macauley
8 CDs – 9 hrs [UNABRIDGED]
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Published: 2006
ISBN: 9781740933971

Rage Winnoway’s mother has been asleep since she had a terrible accident. In a quest to find healing magic, Rage and her animal friends travel through a strange gateway to Valley, a land of mythical beasts, talking dogs and streets that change shapes. But Valley is no paradise. Harsh guardians rule a sinister black city, and fugitive witch folk work forbidden magic. Rage desperately wants to go home, but the one person who can help her, a wizard, has disappeared. Her only guides are the treacherous firecat and an enchanted hourglass …