Best tropes podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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On The Tropes
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Along with TV Tropes, we're a podcast about famous tropes in TV, movies, comics, literature and anything else!
 
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Beyond The Trope
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Beyond the Trope was a writing podcast before we expanded into general nerdiness. We explore the deeper side of pop culture, from science fiction and fantasy to cosplay, RPGs, comics, and writing.
 
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Tropeful
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Tropeful is a podcast that explores how trope (Biblical cantillation) interprets the text, bringing new insights and understanding.
 
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TV Wars: A New Trope
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TV Wars: A New Trope is a weekly podcast where hosts Asha Michelle Wilson and Mabry Williams (with token male Scott Pawley) overanalyze cliches and the shows that use them, along with a special guest, to love, hate, mock, and pick a winner.
 
We are Trope Watchers, the podcast about pop culture and why it matters!
 
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Subverted Tropes
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Comedians Kate Harlow and Daniel Spencer research movies and talk about them, cracking wise and having fun the whole way through!
 
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Tropes To Infinity
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A conversation. tropestoinfinity@gmail.com
 
Just Enough Trope has moved podcasting hosts! Head to justenoughtrope.com for more details and to find our new show link!www.justenoughtrope.com
 
We are Trope Watchers, the podcast about pop culture and why it matters!
 
A Podcast about writing cliches, their origins, and their impacts on the stories we tell. Just two cousins with enough trope to hang themselves.Follow us on twitter @TalkingTropes
 
Tikkun Torah read and chanted with Ashkenazi type cantillation trope taamim by an amateur.
 
Anime is a medium with distinct tropes, storytelling elements and traditions. Every week, Caleb and Garrett dissect the tropes, ideas and conventions that makes anime, anime.
 
Benjamin Light and Marco Sparks talk about the week in Film, TV and other media forms, and brainstorm their own narrative ideas.
 
Alex Koch. Mike Napier. James Lewis. Children of the nineties, lovers of sequential art, NERDS -- coming of age in a world they never made, these three students of the comic page found themselves united by a common hobby. On that day, A PODCAST WAS BORN -- tasked with discussing the topics no single fan could properly examine!
 
Join musician, composer, singer, producer and artist Brian Eno at the Apple Store Regent Street as he discusses music, art and his foray into the world of iPad apps. Along with musician and software designer Peter Chilvers, Brian has developed a series of apps from Bloom to Trope, and now Scape for iPad. A new form of album, Scape makes music that thinks for itself, offering users deep access to its musical elements. These can be endlessly recombined to react to each other and change mood to ...
 
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Métis In Space
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What happens when two Métis women, who happen to be sci-fi nerds, drink wine and deconstruct the science fiction genre from a decolonial lens? Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel break down tropes, themes and the hidden meanings behind the whitest genre of film and television we've ever known.
 
An exploration of media
 
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Ray Gunn & Starburst
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A science fiction/comedy audio drama sending up the tropes and tribulations of classic Science Fiction.
 
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Cast Macabre
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Cast Macabre runs a wide range of stories from all around the world. Some have classic supernatural tropes, others just take the every day to the extreme, some make you laugh, others shudder, but they're all delightfully dark in some way, and all high quality. We've run stories by new and upcoming authours, as well as established writers, such as Tim Pratt, and the Bram Stoker awarding-winning poet, Marge Simon. Past narrators include, Norm Sherman, Alasdair Stuart, Rish Outfield, and Julie ...
 
Amanda Jean delights in wrestling manuscripts for her day job, worships at the altar of tropes, and has never met a villain or sexy alien she doesn’t like. Austin Chant writes books about gay magic and toxic masculinity, likes his queer stories with a slice of anguish, and kinda wants to be a pirate. Together, they discuss queer romance fiction and the broader world of queer media.
 
Scared Stiff Horror Cinema Defining the Horror genre, exploring typical tropes and motifs, such as the haunted house, monsters, zombies and serial killers. Mevio {Mevio-00a5a9e33b5e9a9daff8d02f859f4532}
 
Bob Green (author of the Candy-Coated Razor Blades blog and TROPEFEST!: Attack of the Killer Cliches ) Alex Almeida, and Andy McFerrin like horror movies. A LOT. They like 'em so much that they want to make fun of them. ALL of them. Except maybe the ones they really like. So come join our heroes as they smack around YOUR favorites, too! Plus, they're all smart and junk so you might just learn something in the process.
 
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Animate the World!
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A podcast about two friends and their love for animation
 
The Called Shot Podcast is an actual play of the Skull And Shackles adventure path from Paizo Publishing. Whether you are new to tabletop role-playing games or have been slinging dice for years, CSP strives to create an entertaining story with characters that break from the common fantasy tropes.
 
Join hosts Matt and Tiny (and occasional guests) as they talk about their love of movies and television. Each episode covers a specific topic (be it genre, trope, movie or show) and then ends with a "Potpourri" section where the hosts discuss what they've been watching lately or are looking forward to watching in the future. Past topics include Nickelodeon in the 90s, Notable Movie Theater Experiences, TV One Season Wonders, TV Dads, War Movies, Car Movies, and Teen Coming of Age Movies. The ...
 
Funny guy Nick and walking encyclopedia George take on all things horror in this weekly podcast that challenges tired horror topics and tropes and turns them on their head. Listen and laugh as this dynamic duo takes a deep dive into stories that thrill and chill, cut and gut. You’ll never see your favorite genre the same way again.
 
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Mandatory Fun
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Mandatory Fun is a weekly podcast about the military and pop culture. Join us in breaking cultural tropes and bridging the military-civilian divide through storytelling and entertainment. The show is hosted by Blake Stilwell and Tim Kirkpatrick and produced by Orvelin Valle (O.V.).
 
Strong Female Characters examines our favorite female characters & storylines in genre and draws parallels to their real life counterparts & current events. Cher & Preeti welcome a different guest each week to explore oft used tropes, representation in media, and the surprising & sometimes humorous ways in which pop culture & science fiction can influence our daily lives.
 
Friends, writers, and K-Drama geeks, Saya, Anisa,and Paroma talk about currently airing shows, old favourites, tropes they love and hate, actors they've followed over time, and a lot of random stuff related to the Korean drama world. || Subscribe to us on YouTube! ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXAKERzXeFhlsSrVL_qU--w || Follow us on Twitter ►@akdramapodcast
 
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Get It Right
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Get It Right analyzes pop culture through the lenses of justice, and particularly reproductive justice. Host Jamie Broadnax, the founder of the popular site and podcast Black Girl Nerds, teams up with Rewire.News to examine everything from the history of abortion provider characters in television to intersection of reproductive justice and hip hop. Get It Right will dissect maddening tropes, celebrate the art and artists who get it right, and present our favorite movies, music, comics and te ...
 
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Hot and Bothered
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On Hot and Bothered, we encourage people to write Romance novels as a sacred practice. Each episode, we follow the experience of one of Vanessa Zoltan's friends who is writing their very first romance novel. Vanessa is joined by Julia Quinn, her favorite Romance novelist, to discuss romance novel tropes and what it takes to write a Romance novel. Along the way, we find meaning in the mundane, treat the secular as a sacred, and build communities of supportive and creative friends.
 
The Not Another Tavern Podcast is an actual play podcast focused on long-form storytelling while exploring Fantasy Tropes and a variety of Roleplaying Games. This show is presented by Dice For Brains and focus on character and story development with an emphasis on bringing new players to the table. The podcast is hosted by David Wright and features actors, artists, storytellers and straight-up nerds coming together to produce an organically forming narrative adventure every episode. This fir ...
 
Each week a few mates chat about an episode of The Goodies, and share their memories of Tim, Bill and Graeme. We also discuss things that they couldn't get away with today, Goodies tropes, and our favourite gags!
 
Teen movies from the 90s and early 2000s is our jam! We're a weekly podcast that you can catch on iTunes and reminisce with us as we gush about the plots, tropes, stars and trivia that shaped pop culture.
 
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SGO Files
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The Secret Government Organization, a.k.a. "SGO" is sending it's best and brightest to investigate reports of odd happenings and strange occurrences from around the world. Join Master Sargent Bob Ross, Hans Perkins, and Carl Roberts armed with knives, pistols, and mind-altering tic-tacs as they make their way through popular horror tropes and scary stories found on the internet!
 
The story concerns a young woman called Rachel Verinder who inherits a large Indian diamond, the Moonstone, on her eighteenth birthday.The book is widely regarded as the precursor of the modern mystery and suspense novels. T. S. Eliot called it 'the first, the longest, and the best of modern English detective novels'. It contains a number of ideas which became common tropes of the genre: a large number of suspects, red herrings, a crime being investigated by talented amateurs who happen to b ...
 
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On The Rocks
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On The Rocks is a humorous podcast that pairs video games with their perfect alcoholic drink. Join Kyle, Nathan, and Dave as they attempt to drunkly review todays biggest games, movies, and books, as well as a few classic gems sprinkled in for good measure.We also review a set of indie/retro games each week, as well as a video game trope!
 
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Up and Overcast
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There's this old trope about how everyone has a story. I'm sure you've heard it.
 
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Welcome To Hell
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Welcome To Hell is a fanfiction bookclub. This is a podcast by fans about fanworks and the weird, wonderful, immersive hell of tropes, kinks, and that one amazing 100K WIP you read that hasn’t updated since 2007. Hosted bi-weekly by @dadvans (del), @ladyofthelog (verity), and @tonyweiling (tony).
 
Two nerds — a professional movie reviewer who actually loves movies and an unqualified geek who knows just enough to be dangerous — take on a crazy world saturated in movies, television, and myriad pop culture tropes.
 
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Pixelvision
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Join Tony, Cole, and Mark each week as they discuss a new video game topic and dissect popular video game tropes.
 
Simon J Green is a Melbourne writer telling stories steeped in the joy of genre. Working in science fiction, horror and comedy, he uses tropes of the fantastic to blow up our social anxieties. Living with cystic fibrosis, Simon is driven by telling dangerously fun stories readers love.
 
Welcome movie friends! Join Scott as he goes through the wonderful world of movies including lists, old favorites, scene analysis, and tropes.
 
Join host Kira Allen as she breaks down big hits and cheesy films from past decades, discussing what tropes and plots would never be tolerated by today's politically correct society. Each week special guests will answer the question, "Could this movie be made today?"
 
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Romanalytics
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This is Romanalytics, (!) the podcast about topics, tropes, and themes in the modern (and sometimes crazy) world of sex, dating and relationships. We're here to rant on all the tough topics and hopefully make you laugh along the way.-RT and JV
 
Join Emily and Brooke as we recap the Amazon Prime miniseries based on the novels of Agatha Christie. There will be up to eight adaptations over the next four years, so we will have some extra time on our hands. Our first episode will cover the 2017 feature film adaption Murder on the Orient Express starting November 9 in the US. If you can't get enough of us, we are also doing a series looking at non-murder mystery television shows showcasing Christie tropes and techniques for an episode or ...
 
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There are 25 tropes, 27 Dresses, 3 chemistry-less love stories, and enough eye rolling to last a lifetime in this week's episode of Mandatory Happy! Listen while Rae & Renee discuss everything from 90s brows to how to overcome the damage this film does to Elton John. Remember to rate us on Apple Podcasts and enter our giveaway on Facebook!…
 
In today's special Birthday Episode, we talk about everything you normally assciate with The Haunting: Animorphs, Owen Wilson impersonations, and we even take a field trip! Huge thanks for our logo to Gracie Bolland, who just started her own YouTube channel, A Modern Unicorn! Go check it out! She's incredible.…
 
In this episode we discuss three mid-'70s films starring Amitabh the “Big B” Bachchan. Show Notes: We did not come up with a series name Our previous AB episode (https://audioboom.com/posts/6295088-bachchan-76-78) We still can’t find some of Bachchan’s big '70s hits Thank you Edmonton Public Library Bachchan: The Early Years Namak Haraam (https ...…
 
join the Doctor as we discuss annoying video game troops
 
So many comedic actors command the screen in dramatic roles, as well, but why is it only a one-way street? Is it true, or just another Hollywood trope? Resident expert Neill McKenna joins Zoomar to discuss why the likes of Robin Williams and Tom Hanks can transition from comedy to drama, and all the amazing actors you forgot started from the wo ...…
 
With Eamon away on assignment, Arthur holds down the fort with two mini episodes. Interviews with new players! Subverting tropes for better NPC's! A disgraced warrior from a foreign land? All this and more, on Play to Find Out Relevant links: Happy Jacks Thanks to John Gilmore for the music featured on the show, and to the DW Discord's am_draw ...…
 
Erik and Leslie sit down to discuss Murder Mystery Shows! From Criminal Minds to Phych!, they take a look at the tropes, British vs. American crime shows, and share who their favorite detective is, all while drinking A LOT of wine! Enjoy!
 
RECORDED 20 HOURS EARLIER...The guys hate tired tropes. Also, Nate is "it's just okay" about Black Panther and Jessica Jones. Nate also still finds Mo's Tennant Fanboy-ism tired.
 
When Tenchi finally tells everyone to get lost, they… do. Alright, we didn’t see that coming. Ryoko reclaims her title of space pirate, Kiyone and Mihoshi rise through the ranks of the Galaxy Police, and Ayeka traps Nobuyuki outside his own house. Meanwhile, Michael attempts to explain Tenchi in Tokyo as a deconstruction of “harem” anime tropes ...…
 
In this podcast, we use the comic book Saga as a backdrop to discuss writer Brian K Vaughan, his various works, and the state of the comic book industry as a whole. Seasoned throughout with delicious tangents, you will also find candid reflections on, and solid recommendations of, other stories and creators to explore.www.fymplanet.com(02:22 Ge ...…
 
Think the boy stuck in the well trope is boring and overdone (I'm looking at you Tikki Tikki Tembo...)? Think again. With a unique view on diversity, strong protagonists, and a sense that there are no coincidences in the universe, this book won the Newbery for a reason. Even so, find out why so many of the reviews online are negative?! https:// ...…
 
In this week’s episode Iain & Nicole celebrate Reuben losing his Saved by the Bell virginity. We also learn that Casey Kasem, Ryan Seacrest, American 24 hr diners and Tonya Harding are a mystery to the Irish.Join us as we discuss the unfortunate tropes that follow us through young adult television. There’s discussion of Belding’s longing for so ...…
 
Join the Feminist Thrilljoys as they talk about a singer who fought for her right to make her own music, a show about a pretty super gal and her badass sister (and their sweatshirt-wearing pal), and a show about time travel headed by one of the most resilient characters on television. Subscribe and follow us on social media to stay tuned for lo ...…
 
Join the Feminist Thrilljoys as they talk about a singer who fought for her right to make her own music, a show about a pretty super gal and her badass sister (and their sweatshirt-wearing pal), and a show about time travel headed by one of the most resilient characters on television. Subscribe and follow us on social media to stay tuned for lo ...…
 
We’re talking love vs. infatuation and just how terrible love potions really are for episode 6 of Rick and Morty, Rick Potion #9! SHOW NOTES – Rick Potion #9 Semi Pertinent News Run Jewels Video Animated by RaM team Adult Swim Festival Dan Harmon not tweet minute Season 4 not happening??! Justin Roiland – For everyone telling me to get back to ...…
 
The Brother To Brother Podcast is back after a one week break (listen in for details). Join host John aka Tempiwmf & Reggie aka Hiddanas as we discuss the the big stories in the news, our personal lives, and the craziness we see around us. On this episode we dive head first into Brother to Brother obsession when we discuss all things zombies. E ...…
 
Photo by: Paul McGrath It’s classical children’s tale meets near-classic trope of parents facing the tragic death of a child. This week Paul takes on Alberta Ballet‘s sparkling new Cinderella, while Fawnda gets a taste of the “slow-theatre” movement at Wild Side Productions’ Poison with Laura Raboud. I Don’t Get It is a proud member of the Albe ...…
 
A tirade of hyphenates for the Right: “Deficit-bloating, greedy privatizing, school-closing, selective bible-quoting, truck-nuts dragging, dog-whistling, science denying, pedaphile-embracing, Breitbart-reading, tiki torch-carrying, caviar-eating, porn-star-gagging, hummer-driving, Alex Jones- loving, right-wing clown car! Drive it out of our co ...…
 
SciFi tropes abound in these two episodes of Star Trek! Mind control, Windows screensavers, a weird jump in chronology, and Kirk expresses his displeasure for leg day.
 
James is sick this week and managed to record, but then ran out of health points, so Marcus chopped this one into shape while he respawns. Apologies if the following topics sound strangely under-edited: • Drop the bass • Contact between teacher and student • Kids' anti-gun violence walkout • So much material outside the show • Wilmer Valderrama ...…
 
Hindsight's Matt and Alyssa talk story time, movie tropes, and Robin Williams in this week's episode about "Dead Poet Society" (1989) by Peter Weir. We discuss how Robin Williams affected us, and ask whether or not the suicide-on-screen trope is appropriate or played out at this point? Join us for the discussion!"Dead Poet Society" can be strea ...…
 
While sipping on their most expensive bourbon yet, Woodford Reserve Master’s Collection Brandy Cask Finish, the gents talk tropes. What observations about music, movies, and life do they see to be overused and unoriginal? Why do normal people fall for these tricks and find them to be entertaining? Meanwhile, on “Toilet Talk,” the boys go back t ...…
 
Is Black Mirror garbage now? It might be! Join us this week as we talk about ALL the tropes and troubles of this most recent season of the sci-fi smash hit now that it's in Netflix's clutches. We'll talk about our favorites and least favorites and what it actually means to be a truly good (or truly bad) episode of Black Mirror.Spoilers for: Sea ...…
 
With his latest film, AGAINST THE NIGHT, director Brian Cavallaro wants to acknowledge horror movie tropes while making use of them as well. This week, Brian speaks with Steve about what influences his style, the challenges of filming on location and our fascination with the paranormal.
 
Hello again, listeners! Join us this week as we delve into the magical and trope-laden world of high fantasy in our first-ever genre episode. We discuss the hallmarks of the fantasy genre, some common tropes, and our personal favorite authors, as well as our usual segments on what we're reading nowadays and what's bringing us joy. Books mention ...…
 
Neil Landau is an award-winning screenwriter, producer, author and professor. His screen credits include the cult comedy "Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead" starring Christina Applegate, "Melrose Place," "The Magnificent Seven," "Doogie Howser, M.D.," "The Secret World of Alex Mack," "Twice in a Lifetime," "MTV's Undressed," "The Young & the ...…
 
Eloise Hawser presents Anabasis to Dora, a programme of multi-site visits based on research into unusual and contested spaces, museums and collections around the UK. The series formed the background to her current exhibition By the deep, by the mark at Somerset House, until 22 April. The podcast follows Eloise on an Anabasis to Dora tour explor ...…
 
In this episode Wendy Perry illustrates the harm that self-justification can do to individuals and organizations. “Mistakes were made, but not by me”, has become an all too common trope in modern culture. This “past-exonerative” positioning allows us to avoid true apologies and taking responsibility. Through fascinating stories we learn how our ...…
 
Join Duchess, Liz, and Stephanie in this week’s episode of Dick of the Week where they discuss all of the romance novel tropes they love and hate (and the ones they should hate but love anyway, or love to hate and therefore sort of love? (whew, confused yet??))! Everyone knows that romance novels utilize tropes in their stories. Listen as the l ...…
 
This week, Emily gets acquainted with Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark. We talk iconic scenes, Marion being kind of a badass, and Emily nails down fun titles for two Indiana Jones tropes. Indiana Jones ROTLA Trailer: https://youtu.be/gz4crpFaW4M Facebook: @emilymissedout Instagram: @emilymissedout Email: emilymissedout@gmail.com Interwe ...…
 
Nothing says content rut like forgetting what both of your segments were and deciding on them by accident. This week we're bringing back a good old fashion BYOB with Glam Masters and Skin Wars. We discuss weird reality TV tropes, compare elimination techniques, and gush about Great British Bake Off. Then we bring you a segment a week behind pop ...…
 
Do you like scary movies? An abundance of rules*, Drew Barrymore in a bad wig and the Fonz. What do these three things have in common? Why, it's Scream of course, Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson’s trope busting, self aware slasher from 1996. Springing from their twisted minds like a masked assailant from the bushes, the film helped to revitaliz ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Magician's TaleSubtitle: A Kay Farrow NovelAuthor: William BayerNarrator: Talmadge RaganFormat: UnabridgedLength: 14 hrs and 12 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-20-12Publisher: Crossroad PressRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 3 votesGenres: Mysteries ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Rose PointSubtitle: Her Instruments 2Author: M.C.A. HogarthNarrator: Daniel DorseFormat: UnabridgedLength: 13 hrs and 6 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-17-14Publisher: Maggie HogarthRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 30 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci- ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Lowland RiderAuthor: Chet WilliamsonNarrator: Chet WilliamsonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 23 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-16-16Publisher: Crossroad PressGenres: Fiction, HorrorPublisher's Summary:Jesse Gordon, driven to a shocking murd ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Angles of AttackSubtitle: Frontlines, Book 3Author: Marko KloosNarrator: Luke DanielsFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 58 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 04-21-15Publisher: Brilliance AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 4165 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fanta ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Taken by StormSubtitle: Ayala Storme, Book 3Author: Emmie MearsNarrator: Amber BensonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 9 hrs and 4 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-01-15Publisher: Audible StudiosRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 85 votesGenres: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Fa ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Tabula RasaAuthor: Kristen Lippert-MartinNarrator: Kate RuddFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 41 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-23-14Publisher: Brilliance AudioRatings: 4 of 5 out of 856 votesGenres: Teens, Sci-Fi & FantasyPublisher's Summary:T ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Time off for Good BehaviorAuthor: Lani Diane RichNarrator: Hillary HawkinsFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 36 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 05-02-14Publisher: Lani Diane RichRatings: 3.5 of 5 out of 23 votesGenres: Romance, ContemporaryPublisher ...…
 
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