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[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,185 views]

Historical fiction or simply a magnificently told tale that orbits, at a distance, the Hollywood of a past still half remembered and half believed. Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, the Audiobook of the Month, soars across 50 years and three continents …

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[10 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 522 views]

Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of Andrew’s funeral and reconnects with Sarah. Sarah is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s recent suicide and the stubborn behavior of her four-year-old son, who is …

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[17 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 764 views]

Have you wondered where the paperback Steve Jobs got to? Fundamentally, the hardcover has sold so well — 2.25 million copies as of March 2012 — publisher Simon & Schuster didn’t feel the need. Soon, however, the wait will be …

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[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 574 views]

• Audiobook of the Year: The End of the Affair, Graham Greene, Narrated by Colin Firth.
• Audio Drama: Swordspoint, Ellen Kushner, Narrated by Ellen Kushner, Dion Graham, Katherine Kellgren, Robert Fass, Nick Sullivan and Simon Jones
• Biography: The Seamstress, Sara …

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[25 May 2013 | No Comment | 4,984 views]

On the road, waiting, lazing on a beach? You need something to do while you’re doing something else and a free audiobook is the perfect complement to your day. Get Neil Gaiman’s Shoggoth’s Old Peculiar, a short story read by …

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[8 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,982 views]

Reading is good, and beach and hammock season is almost here. Even better? Loading up your iPhone or iPad with free ebooks and Apple’s iBooks Store offers a very, very nice selection. From graphic novels to self-help and the classics, …

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[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 866 views]

Listened to a good book lately? The four finalists competing for the Audiobook of the Year have been posted — American Grown, Beautiful Ruins, End of the Affair and Killing Kennedy. Which will walk away with the Audie? Check out the …

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[22 Feb 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,721 views]

Classics, they’re good for the soul even when the protagonist sells his. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great Gatsby is a nourishing tale of the depravities of wealth sans any hope of redemption. And, sometime this year it’s coming to the silver …

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[8 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,662 views]

Live by the gun, die by the gun. Former Navy Seal and American Sniper author Chris Kyle is a fascinating character. Seriously, how many Americans have achieved notoriety in this century based on the number real people they have killed …

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[13 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,390 views]

A.J. Jacobs bathes, nay, wallows in absurdity. Previously, the author celebrated humanity’s absolutist silliness in The Year of Living Biblically and attempted to become a genius of sorts in The Know-It-All. His latest attempt at radical “self improvement,” Drop Dead …

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[6 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,828 views]

Previously, specially priced audiobooks on the iTunes Stores were sold for $5.95. But even priced at a dollar more, this month’s popular audiobook, Beautiful Creatures: Book 1, is a bargain tale of a small southern town where a single secret …

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[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,705 views]

The impossible woman to buy for? Chick lit could be the answer to your problem and the December Audiobook of the Month — Nora Roberts’ The Next Always: Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1 — might be the specific item you …

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[23 Nov 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,568 views]

When you spend all of your time doing things — working, driving, cooking, gardening, cleaning, etc. — reading can fall by the wayside. That said, with the Audiobook of the Month — November’s is Emma Donoghue’s Room — everyone has …

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[11 Nov 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,245 views]

A big man with nothing better to do. Justice sans righteousness, not ‘walking tall.’ Get your fill of doing right and more than a little judiciously applied violence with Jack Reacher in One Shot, an Audiobook of the Month.
Jack Reacher …

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[2 Nov 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,207 views]

Last month, the Fairer Platform let you know Audible’s free audiobook offer — Brandon Sanderson’s Legion is available for a limited time. Happily enough, it’s also available for free on the iTunes Bookstore — a two hour and seven minute …