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An Audio-Book Review: Now, Where Did They Park That Thing?

The Lost Starship By Vaughn Heppner Published by Audible Frontiers Read by David Stifel   The Book: This is the first book by Vaughn Heppner I have read. It’s not bad, but it reads like an author’s first book. I’m … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Why Did We Leave Earth Again?

Red Mars By Kim Stanley Robinson Published by Recorded Books Read by Richard Ferrone   The Book: The is the opening volume of a colorful Mars Trilogy. The other two are Green Mars and Blue Mars and the detail the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Second Semester

Rome and the Barbarians A series of lectures by Professor Kenneth W. Harl, Ph.D. Published by The Learning Company   The Lectures: As I said last week, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from all the fiction. Like the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Back to School

Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt A series of lectures by Professor Bob Brier Published by The Teaching Company   The Lectures: Every so often I like to take a break from listening to fiction and, instead, go for something, uh, … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Ah Choo!

Snuff By Terry Pratchett Published by Harper Audio Read by Stephen Briggs   The Book: It’s been a while since I reviewed one of the Discworld books and I don’t think I’ve done this one before, but if I have, … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Stop playing with Fire, Snookums!

Unwise Child By Randall Garrett Published by Librivox.org Read by Mark Nelson   The Book: I’m not sure if this story was intended as an homage to Isaac Asimov’s robot stories or a commentary of his Three Laws of Robotics … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: SF Meets Pulp Fiction

The Ambulance Made Two Trips By Murray Leinster Published by Librivox.org Read by Phil Chenovert   The Story: In some ways, this is a typical early 1960’s science fiction story, but Murray Leinster gives it a spin that makes it … Continue reading

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