Posts Categorized: Audiobook

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review:  The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick by Charlie Jane Anders (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell) *spoilers*

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick by Charlie Jane Anders (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell) *spoilers*

I didn’t enjoy The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick much. I felt that the story took a little too long to get into the plot. The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick is really a “slice of life” story if I’ve ever read one but it also reminds me a bit of The… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: In the Image of Man by Gabriella Stalker (Narrated by John Allen Nelson)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: In the Image of Man by Gabriella Stalker (Narrated by John Allen Nelson)

In the Image of Man depicts a future where everyone lives full time as a consumer. In the Image of Man tells the story of consumerism and big business taken too far. The names of numerous commercial brands and goods are an integral part of In the Image of Man… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Case of the Passionless Bees by Rhonda Eikamp (Narrated by Jonathan L. Howard)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: The Case of the Passionless Bees by Rhonda Eikamp (Narrated by Jonathan L. Howard)

Well color me surprised! I was NOT expecting an SF Sherlock Holmes mystery (make that Gearlock Holmes) so when the narrator started speaking and I heard a British male voice, I was a bit surprised. It does work quite well, however. Jonathan L. Howard really nailed the mechanical/human-ish voice for… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Walking Awake by N.K. Jemisin (Narrated by Bahni Turpin)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Walking Awake by N.K. Jemisin (Narrated by Bahni Turpin)

Wooooooow! Seriously. WOW. I own quite a few books written by N.K. Jemisin – and I’ve not read a single one. Why? Because I am strange that way, that’s why. I buy books and I dance around like an ant with anticipation…but once I GET the book…six in one hand,… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe (Narrated by Grover Gardner)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe (Narrated by Grover Gardner)

I’m only three stories deep into Women Destroy Science Fiction! and I’ve found a “not my favorite” already. I do want to start by saying that – like the previous two stories I’ve read, Cuts Both Ways is excellently written and plotted. The “not my favorite” part comes in related… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: A Word Shaped Like Bones by Kris Millering (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: A Word Shaped Like Bones by Kris Millering (Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir)

Note: The majority of the reviews for Women Destroy Science Fiction! is of the audio book. I did buy a copy of the print edition because the audio doesn’t include the Author Spotlights, the novel excerpt, the non-fiction, the personal essays and the illustrations. All reviews of those items come… Read more »

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Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell)

Women Destroy Science Fiction! Anthology Review: Each to Each by Seanan McGuire (Narrated by Cassandra Campbell)

Note: The majority of the reviews for Women Destroy Science Fiction! is of the audio book. I did buy a copy of the print edition because the audio doesn’t include the Author Spotlights, the novel excerpt, the non-fiction, the personal essays and the illustrations. All reviews of those items come… Read more »

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Review: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

Review: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes

There are no words to describe the sheer number of emotions I ran through while reading As You Wish. Extreme happiness, sheer amazement, incredulous laughter, sadness and actual tears. As You Wish is The Princess Bride of non-fiction. (See what I did there??) “Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate…. Read more »

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Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Awarenessing. Awarenessing is what Jon Kabat-Zinn calls the act of being aware and present. I suck at mediation. I’ve tried it in the past but it’s always been difficult for me. I have a very active brain. Very, very active. It’s the reason why I’m not really into watching TV/movies… Read more »

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