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[17 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 623 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 | 429 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 | 1,064 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 …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[8 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,058 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 | 653 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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[8 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 3,872 views]

Your iPad and iPhone are great ebook readers. Why not fill them up with some great free ebooks? Apple’s iBooks Store offers scores of free ebooks that are available just for the taking. Here’s a quick sample of what’s available …

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[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,904 views]

More than 80 million copies of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code have sold worldwide and it was turned into a hit Hollywood movie that grossed $758 million, making it one of the most successful book franchises of all time. …

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[22 Feb 2013 | 4 Comments | 1,507 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 | 1,389 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 | 1,160 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 | 1,273 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 …

Books, Deals, iPad »

[24 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 2,705 views]

For your new iPad, of course. Edwin Hubble’s eponymous Space Telescope has discovered and gathered a incredible wealth of knowledge and awe inspiring beauty since its launch in 1990. Its caretakers at NASA have shared a generous slice of that …

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[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 961 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 | 1,331 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 | 1,073 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 …