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Old 05-27-2012, 12:44 PM   #61
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One good thing, though, is that this is probably the most re-readable series that I've ever come across.

I smile every time I re-read the bit in "Plan B" involving Sheather, Angela Lizardi's door and the "eggling".
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Good news for audiobook fans.

From Sharon Lee's blog...
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Audible to release entire Liaden series
Audible.com will be releasing all 15 Liaden Universe® novels — Agent of Change through Dragon Ship! — in audiobook format. It is the stated intention of Mr. Feldberg at Audible to have all 15 books available in time for the September hardcover release of Dragon Ship.
http://sharonleewriter.com/2012/06/l...e-infodump-95/
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Hot Damn! Looks like I won't be giving up my Audible subscription for a while, then!
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In case anyone is interested here is the narrator breakdown for the Liaden audiobooks...

Crystal Soldier, Crystal Dragon, Balance of Trade: Kevin Collins

Local Custom, Scout's Progress, Mouse and Dragon: Bernadette Dunne

Agent of Change, Conflict of Honors, Carpe Diem, Plan B, I Dare: Andy Caploe

Fledgling, Saltation, Ghost Ship, Dragon Ship: Eileen Stevens


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Old 08-05-2012, 01:51 AM   #65
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Dragon Ship is now available from Baen eBooks.

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For anyone interested in the audiobooks they are now available at Audible and Audible has set up a special pages at...

http://www.audible.com/liaden
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For anyone interested in the audiobooks they are now available at Audible and Audible has set up a special pages at...

http://www.audible.com/liaden
I'm over half way through Crystal Soldier, read by Kevin Collins, and it is excellent. His reading is very good - the different voices are distinct, but the distinction is subtle and not at all obtrusive. Pace and emphasis are both spot on. All in all, a very satisfying read.

(Since this is a re-read for me, I'm choosing to start at the chronological beginning. For those new to the series, a compelling argument could be made for publication order, which would mean starting at Agent of Change.)
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I'm listening to the Theo books right now myself. Currently on Saltation.
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And I'm hightailing it over to Audible to pick up some....
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I picked up Crystal Soldier, and I'm kicking myself that I forgot to take advantage of Audible's 3-credit sale that ended Aug.31.

I'm on their 1-book/mo subscription plan.
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I picked up Crystal Soldier, and I'm kicking myself that I forgot to take advantage of Audible's 3-credit sale that ended Aug.31.

I'm on their 1-book/mo subscription plan.
Ouch. I can well imagine. It's almost worth upgrading to an annual subscription or even the Platinum (24 books / year) version just to get the books NOW instead of waiting. I knew these were coming, so I had been saving since the spring, plus I bought extra credits. As it was, I still couldn't get them all since there's a limit to the number of carryover credits you can have. (6 on the one a month plan.) But now I just need the Theo Waitley books, since I have all the others.
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Interviews with the narrators done by Lee & Miller in case anyone is interested...

Eileen Stevens - Theo Waitley books

Andy Caploe - Agent of Change books

Bernadette Dunne - Space Regency books

Kevin Collins - Books of Before
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The interview with the sequence narrator Kevin T. Collins is also included in the first book of each sequence, at the end of the book that sequence, Crystal Soldier. The advantage to AnemicOak's link, however, is you get to read it before you start (or even buy) the sequence, giving you a feel for the narrator. I've only listened to the one with Kevin Collins so far, but found it quite interesting and informative.

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The interview with the sequence narrator is also included in the first book of each sequence, at the end of the book.
There isn't one at the end of the first Theo book so I didn't know that, thanks for mentioning it.
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