45: Wayfarers

Wayfarers, a science fiction series written by Becky Chambers and narrated by Rachel Dulude; explores a diverse multi-species universe where Humanity is a minor player. The series stands out for its world building depth and diversity; while Rachel Delude's nuanced narration expertly brings a multi-species cast of characters to life. Guest: Mark Siegal and the majority of our discussion is spoiler free.

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Book 1)

A Closed and Common Orbit (Book 2)

Record of a Spaceborn Few (Book 3)

Other referenced works:

Space Opera

The Expanse (series) // [Episode 4]

31: Scribd

Discussion of Scribd and its unlimited borrowing model for audiobooks with guest Mark Siegal. We also briefly discuss upcoming audiobook and book award seasons.

Scribd

Related Narrated Episodes on Audiobook Services:

8: Intro to Audiobooks (Audible)

21: Free Audiobooks From Your Local Library (Overdrive, Libby, and Hoopla)

Awards Discussion:

Audie Award finalists will be announced on 4 Feb and awarded on 4 Mar 19.

Hugo Award nominations are open for the 2019 Hugo Awards and 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards until 16 Mar 19.

The Calculating Stars [Episode 27]

Spinning Silver [Episode 30]

What are we listening to?

Punished

Howl’s Moving Castle

Finish

Binti

The God Engines

The Man on the Mountaintop (A January 2019 Audible Original)

Rosewater

Contact the Show: @_narrated

21: Free Audiobooks From Your Local Library

Libraries are increasingly offering digital lending using services like Overdrive and Hoopla to allow patrons to borrow audiobooks (plus ebooks and other digital media) for free. Guest Mark Siegal joins me to discuss tips for using these services. We also discuss the recently awarded 2018 Hugo Awards, 1943 Retro Hugo Awards, and recent audiobook news.

OverDrive

Libby

Hoopla

2018 Hugo Award Results

The Stone Sky

World of the Five Gods

World of the Five Gods: Penric & Desdemona

The Flowers of Vashnoi (Vorkosigan Saga)

1943 Retro Hugo Awards

Foundation (TV Show)

The Good Place (TV Show)

The Good Place: The Podcast

13: The Broken Earth

The Broken Earth is an award winning fantasy series written by N.K. Jemisin and narrated by Robin Miles. The trilogy begins with the Fifth Season. We also discuss recent awards including the Audie Awards, Audible Narrator Hall of Fame, and the Nebula Award nominees for Best Novel. Our discussions are spoiler-free.

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth series

Narrated Episode 8: Intro to Audiobooks

2018 Audie Awards

Narrator Hall of Fame

2017 Nebula Awards

Escape Pod

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