Category Archives: Science Fiction

Audiobook Review: THE SANTA ANNA GOLD by Michael Bunker (Narr. Alex Silver)

The Santa Anna Gold by Michael Bunker (Audible | Amazon) Narrated by Alex Silver Running time: 37 minutes Release Date:01-12-17 Publisher: Auspicious Apparatus Press Michael is certainly the one to write this story, and I’m glad he did. In real life, the author is an off the grid farmer who has one of the best […]

Top 10 Reads of 2016

2016 continued another year where audiobooks constitute 95% of the books I complete. This is tough when some of my favorite indie authors haven’t adapted their books to that format, but I’m seeing that trending upward. For my award winners in years past: 2015 | 2014 | 2013 1. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Looking […]

Audiobook Review: THE ANDROID’S DREAM by John Scalzi (Narr. Wil Wheaton)

The Android’s Dream Written by: John Scalzi Narrated by: Wil Wheaton Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:12-07-10 Publisher: Audible Studios I came into John Scalzi’s The Android’s Dream hoping to find a strong read and I was impressed beyond my expectations. Wil Wheaton adds his touch to smart scifi that has […]

Audiobook Review: ALIEN: OUT OF THE SHADOWS by Tim Lebbon (A full cast production)

Alien: Out of the Shadows: An Audible Original Drama Written by: Tim Lebbon, Dirk Maggs Narrated by: Rutger Hauer, Corey Johnson, Matthew Lewis, Kathryn Drysdale, Laurel Lefkow, Andrea Deck, Mac McDonald Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins Release Date: 04-26-16 Publisher: Audible Studios Book Description: As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in […]

Top Ten Reads of 2015

#10 – Breakers by Edward W. Robertson (Review – US – Audible (Omnibus .5-3) – UK) My new favorite scifi/post-apocalyptic franchise keeps packing quality character relationships with a fresh apocalyptic adventure. The first three books are free, and the first 3.5 books are one credit on Audible. The narration is top-of-the-line produced by R.C. Bray and Podium Publishing.  #9 […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “The Time Machine” (Excerpt) by H.G. Wells

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 26 – H.G. Wells/The Time Machine – page 154 About the author: H.G. Wells was an English writer best known for his science fiction books. “The Chronic Argonauts” […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “Himself in Anachron” by Cordwainer Smith

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 19 – Cordwainer Smith/ Himself in Anachron – page 148 About the author: Cordwainer Smith was the pseudonym of American writer Paul M.A. Linebarger. As a child, he […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “The Most Important Thing in the World” by Steve Bein

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 12 – Steve Bein/ The Most Important Thing in the World – 130 About the author: Steve Bein is a philosopher, photographer, professor, translator, traveler, and award-winning author […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “Triceratops” by Michael Swanwick

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 5 – Michael Swanwick/ Triceratops – page 120 About the author: Michael Swanwick is an American writer of novels and stories who has received the Hugo, Nebula, Theodore […]