Monthly Archives: March 2013

An Audio-Book Review: Hey! Remember When the Aliens interrupted World War II?

Worldwar Series: In the Balance Tilting the Balance Upsetting the Balance Striking the Balance By Harry Turtledove Read by Todd McLaren Unabridged Edition Published by  Tantor Audio The Books: Harry Turtledove’s specialty is most definitely alternate history. While he did … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Now That’s a Computer Game!

  Omnitopia Dawn By Diane Duane Published by Tantor Media, Inc. Read by Kirby Heyborne   The Book:   I first became aware of Diane Duane with the “Young Wizards” series, starting with “So You Want to be a Wizard.” … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: 1776 and All That.

America (The AudioBook) By Jon Stewart (and the Writers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”) Published by Time Warner Audiobooks Performed by various cast members of The Daily Show The Book:   There is a book called 1066 and … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Flatworlders, Beware! This Could Happen to You!

  The Colour of Magic The Light Fantastic By Terry Prachett Unabridged editions published by ISIS Audiobooks Read by Nigel Planar   The Stories:   The following of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series attained cult-status long ago and I admit freely … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Grand Central in Wisconsin

Way Station By Clifford D. Simak Unabridged edition published by Audible Frontiers Read by Eric Michael Summerer Introduction read by Mike Resnick The Story: I am tempted to just say, “Go! Read this book!  And then once you have read … Continue reading

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