Audio News | November 1, 2012

AudioGo’s partnership with Lorito Books expands Spanish-language audiobook offerings for children.

Geeky Friday: Hamill, Fisher, Ford Back in Star Wars Ep. VII?/Indy in Carbonite; First Look at The Art of Assassin’s Creed III/Halo 4

The revelation of another Star Wars trilogy has sent speculation flying that Luke and Mr. & Mrs. Han Solo will return to the big screen. After something as gigundo as the sale of Lucasfilm, there are going to be tons of stories floating around about what happens next, so it’s best to take everything as […]

Short Stories 2012 | Wyatt’s World

The Best American Short Stories 2012 (Houghton Harcourt. ISBN 9780547242101), as selected by Tom Perrotta, has just been published and with it comes a reminder that the shorter forms of fiction offer lengthy rewards. Here are five recent collections that prove the point. This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz (Riverhead: Penguin Group) […]

Geeky Friday: Give George Lucas the Nobel Prize

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, which still is ravaging my home area of Long Island, NY, (I still had no power/heat this morning), I missed the biggest geek story of the year (maybe the decade), namely Lucasfilms’s sale to Disney and the announcement of Star Wars: Episode VII coming in 2015. The geekosphere was buzzing with […]

Audio Reviews | November 1, 2012

Reviews of Suzanne Desrochers’s Bride of New France, Mark Henshaw’s The Red Cell, and Ben McIntyre’s Double Cross, plus a full list of audiobook reviews from the Nov. 1 issue.

Dreamscape’s VP Brad Rose | Audio Q&A | October 15, 2012

Dreamscape’s VP, Brad Rose, discusses his company’s audiobooks, upcoming releases, and non–genre specific publishing.

Audiobook Reviews | October 15, 2012

Reviews of Andrew Gross’s 15 Seconds, Deon Meyer’s Devil’s Peak, and Bryce G. Hoffman’s American Icon, plus a full list of audiobook reviews from the Oct. 15 issue.

Geeky Friday: “Iron Man 3” Teaser Poster/Trailer, Conan the Sexagenarian, “Evil Dead” Remake Trailer, “FDR: American Badass”

The teaser poster and a few pix from next year’s third leg of the Iron Man series has hit the web. John Favreau has handed directing duties over to Shane Black (although he appears again as Happy Hogan), so fingers crossed that the third time is still a charm and that the film upholds in […]

Oasis Audio Promotes Steve Smith to Publisher

Oasis Audio October 22 announced the promotion of Steve Smith to publisher following the departure of Tammy Faxel. Smith, a publishing veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, had served as the vice president of sales and marketing since August 2010. In addition to editorial and marketing positions, he has authored eight juvenile fiction titles […]

Geeky Friday: New York Comic Con Sets Record Attendance, DC Releasing Superman: Earth One, Vol. 2 in November, J.K. Rowling’s Naughty Bits

My feet have almost stopped aching from endlessly treading the Javits Center’s comfy cement floor at New York Comic Con last weekend. It was heaps of fun, and I’m still riding the high, but damn was it crowded! How crowded was it, you ask? Try 116,000 attendance over the four days, a new record—that’s a […]