Category Archives: Reviews

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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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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An Audio-Book Review: Seeing Things and Hearing Voices (That are Really There)

Ten Days in a Madhouse By Nellie Bly Published by Librivox.org Read by Alys AtteWater   The Book: Nellie Bly (aka Elizabeth Jane Cochraine Seaman) has always been an interesting person to me. She was a journalist who gained notoriety … Continue reading

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