Interview: Mitchell Charles, Author of The Kingdom of Oceana

Everyone, please give a warm welcome to author Mitchell Charles. I really enjoyed his book, The Kingdom of Oceana and am very excited to have the opportunity to interview him. If you could, what book or movie or TV series would you like to experience for the first time all over again and why? Chinatown is … Continue reading Interview: Mitchell Charles, Author of The Kingdom of Oceana

Prudence by Gail Carriger

Narrator: Moira Quirk Publisher: Hachette Audio (2015) Length: 12 hours 40 minutes Series: Book 1 Custard Protocol Author's Page The metanatural Rue and her friends are on a mission for Queen and Country! And tea, of course. Prudence Alessandra Macon Akeldama (Rue) has been gifted an airship, which she charmingly names the Spotted Custard. She's also been given a … Continue reading Prudence by Gail Carriger

The Beauty Bride by Claire Delacroix

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld Publisher: Deborah A. Cooke (2014) Length: 12 hours 56 minutes Series: Book 1 The Jewels of Kinfairlie Author's Page Set on the east coast of Scotland, in 1421, Madeline is 23 and her betrothed James was killed on the English assault at Rougemont. Her brother Alexander is laird of Kinfairlie and as such, has the power … Continue reading The Beauty Bride by Claire Delacroix

Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Recorded Books (2016) Length: 19 hours 24 mins Author's Page In this historical fantasy, Kay captures a beautiful tale that is part coming of age, part espionage, part love story. In a world that closely resembles Renaissance Europe, a bevy of fascinating characters captured my attention and my heart. This was such a well-balanced … Continue reading Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Kingdom of Oceana by Mitchell Charles

Narrator: Rayton Lamay Publisher: Butterhorse Media (2016) Length: 7 hours 29 mins Series: Volume 1 The Kingdom of Oceana Author's Page Two Hawaiian princes are coming of age and their sibling rivalry could turn to more than pranks and minor disagreements. When their trespassing on forbidden ground unleashes an ancient curse, things turn bad between their island and a rival … Continue reading The Kingdom of Oceana by Mitchell Charles

Kushiel’s Mercy by Jacqueline Carey

Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Tantor Audio (2008) Length: 24 hours 15 minutes Series: Book 6 Kushiel's Legacy Author's Page Note: While this is Book 6 in Kushiel's Legacy (also referred to as the Terre D'Ange Cycle) it is Book 3 in the second trilogy and focuses on Imriel de la Courcel, who we met in Book 3 of … Continue reading Kushiel’s Mercy by Jacqueline Carey

First Death by A. D. Starrling

Narrator: Michael Bower Publisher: AD Starrling (2016) Length: 44 minutes Series: Book 0.1 Seventeen Author's Page Set in 1570 in the wooded mountains of Moldavia, Lucas and his parents have a simple cabin home in the woods. It's winter and few travelers are about. That is, until Alexander and his men show up on their doorstep. Lucas's simple, … Continue reading First Death by A. D. Starrling

Ebook Giveaway & Guest Post: Darrell Drake on The Art vs. The Artist

Dear readers, please welcome again author Darrell Drake! Today, he has a most interesting guest post for us on the conundrum of separating the merits of a work from the vagaries of the artist. Also, make sure to check out the GIVEAWAY of Drake's forthcoming book at the bottom of this post. Also, check out the … Continue reading Ebook Giveaway & Guest Post: Darrell Drake on The Art vs. The Artist

Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Darrell Drake, Author of A Star-Reckoner’s Lot

Dear readers, please welcome author Darrell Drake! We chat about Sassanian Iran, Chinese literature, creative cursing, and plenty more. You will definitely be entertained! Also, make sure to check out the GIVEAWAY of Drake's forthcoming book at the bottom of this post. Which ancient or historical works have you not read and periodically kick yourself … Continue reading Ebook Giveaway & Interview: Darrell Drake, Author of A Star-Reckoner’s Lot

Kushiel’s Justice by Jacqueline Carey

Where I Got It: Own it. Narrator: Simon Vance Publisher: Tantor Audio (2009) Length: 25 hours 33 minutes Series: Book 5 Kushiel's Legacy Author's Page Note: While this is Book 5 in Kushiel's Legacy (also referred to as the Terre D'Ange Cycle) it is Book 2 in the second trilogy and focuses on Imriel de la Courcel, who … Continue reading Kushiel’s Justice by Jacqueline Carey