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Song Review #1: Say by Kayla Yvonne

Song: Say Artist: Kayla Yvonne Release date: 25 October 2012 Available on iTunes ; As I said when I reviewed Alex White’s Maiden Flight of the Avenger soundtrack, I don’t assume to be a professional music (or any other type of) reviewer, but I do know what I like. And what I don’t like. Early […]

Podcast Review #135: The Gorilla Poet

Title: The Gorilla Poet Author: Keith Hughes Genre: Science Fiction Romance Released: 10 October 2010 – 30 December 2010 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast Rating: R – for violence and adult situations Keith Hughes was first reviewed on this blog with his wonderful time travel story Borrowed Time. Even after having enjoyed that story […]

Podcast Review #133: Tainted Roses

Title: Tainted Roses Author: Mark Kilfoil Genre: Steam science punk fiction (well you listen and come up with a better genre) Released: 3 May 2012 – 26 May 2012 Located: iTunes, Every Photo Tells  Formats Available: podcast Rating: PG-13/R – for violence I’ve been a fan of the Every Photo Tells Podcast since it’s inception. I’ve even […]

Podcast Review #132: Paraffin Winter

Title: Paraffin Winter Author: Peter Chowney Genre: fiction Released: 12 January 2009 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast Rating: R – for violence and adult situations This is another podcast I picked off of Podiobooks.com site on a whim. Authors, I don’t know about others, but be aware, I will choose a book by the title. Quite […]

Podcast Review #131: Boone Barnaby

Title: Boone Barnaby Author: Joe Cottonwood Genre: Young Adult non-spec ficc Released: 12 January 2009 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast Rating: PG – For mild language and violence Currently I’m listening to a number of podcasts. A good number. Not a single one had the decency to finish this week. So, as my deadline quickly approached, […]

Podcast Review #130: Armand Ptolemy and the Golden Aleph

Title: Armand Ptolemy and the Golden Aleph Author: Mark Jeffrey Genre: Fantasy Released: 4 December 2011 – 19 April 2012 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast, ebook Rating: PG for violence As most Podiobook listeners will know, Mr. Jeffrey is considered one of the founders of the current podiobook format. His young adult book Max Quick: The […]

Book Review #19: House of Zeor by Jacqueline Lichtenberg

Title: House of Zeor Author: Jacqueline Lichtenberg Publisher: Wildside Press LLC Release Date: 14 March 2012 (Audible) Available Formats: Reviewing Audiobook version available through Audible.com To be honest, I’d never heard of Jacqueline Lichtenberg or her Sime-Gen series until recently when Michael Spence asked me if I would be interested in reviewing a true audiobook. […]

Podcast Review #129: Betrayed – Book 2 of the Turner Chronicles

Title: Betrayed – Book 2 of the Turner Chronicles Author: Mark Eller Genre: Fantasy/Alternate Universe Released: 4 April 2012 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast, ebook Rating: R for graphic violence and sexual situations Many months ago and many podcast reviews ago, I reviewed Traitor by Mark Eller. I really enjoyed it. I eagerly awaited the sequel. And […]

Podcast Review #128: Interview with a Wizard

Title: Interview with a Wizard Author: J.A. Areces Genre: Harry Potter alternate earth magical fantasy Released: 17 December 2007 – 20 April 2008 Located: iTunes, Podiobooks Formats Available: podcast, ebook Rating: PG – 13 for violence Like almost every other person on the planet, I was a big fan of the Harry Potter novels. I discovered […]

Book Review #18: The Janus Affair (Book 2 of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences)

Title: The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel Author: Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris Publisher: Harper Voyager Release Date: May 29, 2012 (Available for pre-order.) Available Formats: Mass Market Paperback About a week ago, maybe a bit more, The Janus Affair was made available in electronic ARC for review blogs. I signed up […]

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