Category Archives: Books

An Audio-Book Review: Highs and Lows

High Deryni By Katherine Kurtz Published by Brilliance Audio Read by Jeff Woodman   The Book: This third book of Katherine Kurtz’s initial trilogy about the Deryni and the Kingdom of Gwynedd continues the story a few months later on … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Deus Ex Machina and By Real Machines

Robots and Empire By Isaac Asimov Published by Canadian National Institute for the Blind Read by Pam Ward   The Book: Most lists of Isaac Asimov’s works call this one the fourth of the Robot Novels and if you think … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: A Bad Case of Hiccups

How to Seize a Dragon’s Jewel How to Train Your Dragon Book 10 Written by Cressida Cowell Published by Hachette Audio Read by David Tenant   The Book: Well, our hero, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III, is at it again. Following … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Yo Ho Ho and a Half-Pound of Yams!

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty By Caroline Alexander Published by Penguin Audio Read by Michael York   The Book: Not sure why I picked up this book. I did read the classic Nordhoff and … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: The Witch Who Is NOT the Witches’ Leader

The Shepherd’s Crown By Terry Pratchett Published by Harper Audio Read by Stephen Briggs   The Book: This was Terry Pratchett’s final published novel. Even more sadly it is the last of the Discworld stories. The Discworld truly is a … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Live Long and Prosper, but Not Monetarily

Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek By Manu Saadia Published by Audible Studios Read by Oliver Wyman   The Book:   Before I start, I want to say that this book has received a lot of positive reviews and by … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: 1066 Is Not All That?

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the British Empire By H. W. Crocker III Published by Blackstone Audio Read by Ray Porter   The Book Well, here’s a book that was not what I expected. With that title, I expected a … Continue reading

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