Audiobooks Category

10 Audiobook Narrators We Love

It’s no secret we’re huge fans of audiobooks here on The BiblioSanctum. Whether you’re on the road, busy working, or just generally have your hands too full to read, listening to audiobooks is a great way to enjoy books thanks to the talented voice actors and actresses who narrate them. This “10…” post is inspired […]

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Audiobook Review: METAtropolis

Metatropolis by various authors Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopian Future METAtropolis is a collection of short stories by several science fiction authors who decided that, rather than simply doing a collection of stories based on a specific theme, they would create a world together, and write stories within that world. I really liked this concept, as […]

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Audiobook Review: The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross

The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross Series: Laundry Files Genre: Science Fiction, Occult There is a list floating around Tumblr of Bioware voice actors who have narrated audiobooks. Having fallen in love with Fenris’ voice in Dragon Age II, I decided that The Atrocity Archives, read by Gideon Emery, was a necessary listen from Audible. […]

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Audiobook Review: Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey

Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey  This was an audiobook read, narrated by the magnificent Simon Vance. The birth of Gordon Black signifies the end of the world. Year after year following his birth, the world slides into more and more poverty and destruction. People call it the Black Dawn and the Crowman becomes its symbol. […]

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Audiobook Review: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman This is the third Neil Gaiman book I’ve read and I’ve noticed a trend: An average, unmemorable male protagonist with slightly/over-controlling girlfriend/recently turned fiancé crosses paths with an unusual human that turns out to be magical and leads the protagonist into a whole new world of magic that has always been […]

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Review Bites

Water Witches by Chris Bohjalian Scottie Winston’s wife, sister-in-law, and daughter are all dowsers or “water witches,” meaning they can divine the location of water sources. He finds himself at odds with his family when he lobbies for a ski resort that wants to move into the drought stricken town and use the river to […]

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Audiobook Review: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Gods byNeil Gaiman It has long been a shameful secret of mine that I’ve never read a Neil Gaiman novel. Sure, I’ve read his Sandman comics and a few of his short stories, but somehow, the opportunity to read a full-length novel of his has never come up, despite the fact that books like […]

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Audiobook Review: The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan

The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan First of all, let me get this out of my system: dead people aren’t tossing anything. They are being tossed. In my head, this book is more accurately titled The Wave-Tossed Dead. Secondly, this was an audiobook listen and while Tara Sands did a good job and her voice […]

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Audiobook Review: The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks This is the story of a young boy who discards his old life to become a not-so heartless assassin (aka wetboy), apprenticed to a heartless master assassin who eventually reveals that he was once like the young boy and more, but then love happened etc, mysterious past, etc., […]

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Audiobook Review: Path of Beasts by Lian Tanner

Path of Beasts byLian Tanner We return to the adventures of Goldie and Toadspit in this final installment of the series, which picks up right where we left them in City of Lies. The children return to Jewel after their harrowing escape from the kidnappers in Spoke to find that their enemy the Fugleman has […]

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