Archive for April, 2007

The past and present in statistical form

Monday, April 30th, 2007

What a long, strange trip it’s been. Included for your viewing pleasure is a quick snapshot of our topline web stats from the first of the year through yesterday. Reading left to right, you see a slow but steady rise in both page views and visits1. The site has been around for awhile and it […]

Half Share

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

Nathan Lowell’s follow-up to “Quarter Share” is here!. After Ishmael Wang is promoted to the environmental section, he’s caught in a swirl of mystery, doubt, belief, lust and a really nice fitting pair of jeans. He has to come to grips with what it means to be a spacer while he’s still trying to figure […]

Are audiobooks a prescription for motion sickness?

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

Not being a sufferer of the affliction (but don’t ask me to spin in circles anytime soon), this post by the Brain Diva caught my eye: I am always in search of something to entertain me on my daily bus ride. I would love to read or do Sudoku puzzles but inevitably, I get motion […]

Prayer At Rumayla

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Presenting a tale of the Gulf War by Charles Sheehan-Miles, “Prayer At Rumayla”. Nineteen year-old Chet Brown arrived home from the Gulf War in the spring of 1991 and found that, for him, the war was only beginning. Betrayed by his friends and lover, ignored by his family, Brown travels across the country in search […]

Resurrecting Randi

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

More books! This one’s a thriller from David Shepherd, Resurrecting Randi. When college professor Travis Harrison meets the copper-headed seductress, Layla Sommers, the two are drawn together with a fierce attraction – a desperate need as impossible as it is inevitable. Layla reminds Travis of his deceased daughter, Randi, and after Layla attempts suicide, he […]

Shadow Falls: Season One

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Speaking of Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff, we also recently snagged his initial “audio fiction” work, this time a full-cast audiodrama called Shadow Falls: Season One. We’re putting this season up complete, but understand that the story is by no means over. We’ll have more when it’s available. A remote Northeastern town holds secrets some will kill […]

Number One with a Bullet

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Fresh off its first run on Podshow, we’re happy to announce the addition of Number One with a Bullet by Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff. Here’s the synopsis of this action-packed podcast novel: When the top ten hitmen face off in a last-man standing contest being bet on by some of the world’s richest men, the only […]

Eastern Standard Tribe

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

In celebration of International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day, we are pleased as punch to announce the addition of Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow to our collection of freely available audiobooks in podcast form. Art is an up-and-coming interface designer, working on the management of data flow along the Massachusetts Turnpike. He’s doing the best work […]

God Wears Many Skins

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

Podiobooks.com presents Jabez van Cleef’s newest collection of poetic interpretations of myth, “God Wears Many Skins: Sami Myth and Culture in Poems” The Sami, who call themselves “the real people,” are nomadic indigenous people of Northern Scandinavia and adjacent areas of Russia. A wealth of songs and stories told by Sami shamans and wizards are […]

Rule Of Existence

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

This book was never finished. Since it’s several years old, we’re removing all the files from Podiobooks.com Podiobooks.com presents Dan Spencer’s, “Rules Of Existence:” In the final days of World War One, a deadly epidemic grips America, killing more people than the war. As the disease spreads, Dr. Burton Reinhardt learns that mysterious circumstances have […]