Category Archives: Reviews

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: Next Step; Start Over At the Beginning

The Lost Command Book Two of the Lost Starship Series By Vaughn Heppner Published by Audible Read by Mark Boyett   A Word from the Blogger: I first took up these Audiobook reviews as a sort of experiment, part of … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: The Magical Middle Ages

Deryni Rising By Katherine Kurtz Published by Audible Frontiers Read by Jeff Woodman   The Book: I’m not sure how I avoided reading any of this series back when I was in college and it was fairly new. I will … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: A Long Time From Now in a Star System Far Away

Great Sky River (Galactic Center #3) By Gregory Benford Published by The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Read by John Polk The Book: I wanted to like this book. IU really did. Gregory Benford is widely … Continue reading

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An Audio-Play Review: Hey, Barkeep! I’ll have a Shot of Yakov’s Elixer!

The Inspector General By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Translated by Thomas Seltzer Published by LIbrivox.org Performed by a full cast The Play: According to the translator’s note, “The Inspector General,” (or simply “The Inspector”) and other reviewers is one of the … 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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