A Stitch in Time audiobook...finally?!

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  1. Tosk

    Tosk Vice Admiral Admiral

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    This is extremely tenuous news (and I'm loathe to report it when the only source is a reddit post pointing to a facebook post), but supposedly Andrew Robinson confirmed at a convention within the last few days that he will indeed be (finally!) getting to do the audiobook for A Stitch in Time.

    More news (or confirmation) as it comes to hand, and hopefully this doesn't turn out to be baloney. If it does, apologies. Fingers crossed!

    Edit: Further confirmation by Therin of Andor below. I'm very happy right now.
     
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  2. Relayer1

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    Oh I do hope so !
     
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  3. Stevil2001

    Stevil2001 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I don't really do audiobooks but I would get this in a heartbeat.
     
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    Same here!
     
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    I would definitely buy this. I really hope it’s true
     
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  7. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I hope it's true it deserves to be an audio book!
     
  8. Therin of Andor

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    Andy and Terry are at the GalaxyCon Live convention this weekend and had already sent out a "here we are and we'd love to see you" video which popped up on Facebook.

    I saw a message from Sid City, official fansite of Alexander Siddig a few hours ago.

    Andrew J. Robinson announced to that convention that Simon & Schuster Audio will be going ahead with this.
     
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  9. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Commodore Commodore

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    Fantastic news!

    Question - is this a Star Trek first? Meaning doing an audiobook years after the original print version?

    Maybe I am mistaken but there appears to be a renewed interest in audiobooks due to podcasts and listening on our phones. A friend of mine is self published author and just this week shared looking to crowdfund audios of her own books for the first time.

    I hope this is a start of doing audiobooks for Star Trek books that never got ones originally.
     
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  10. DS9forever

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    I hope so. DS9 Millennium #1 was adapted but not #2 and #3. That still bugs me 20 years later.

    I hope Paramount and all the licensees remember that next year is DS9's 30th Anniversary.
     
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  11. Tosk

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    I'd gladly spend good money on all the autiobiographies getting audiobooks at the very least. We can't have Nimoy as Spock, but it's not too late for Shatner to do the Kirk one.

    But for now, I'll just be overjoyed at the news because I really had given up hope of this one ever happening. Now just so long as they don't tear my heart out by abridging it...
     
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  12. Therin of Andor

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    The 40th anniversary of "The Motion Picture" celebrated with a trade reprint PB of Gene Roddenberry's 1979 novelization and an new unabridged audio by Robert Petkoff!

    Not S&S Audio, but in 2016, there was "The City on the Edge of Forever: 50th Anniversary of the Original Teleplay" by Harlan Ellison, read by Orson Scott Card, Bonnie MacBird, Richard J. Brewer, Ryan C. Britt, Richard Gilliland and Larry Nemacek, Skyboat Media, 481 min. (Audio download of Ellison's 1996 trade paperback edition.)

    The move to audio downloads has certainly meant that chunky "sets of many CDs" were no longer needed, so the move to unabridged audios for each new novel replaced the previous model of predicting which titles would likely sell sufficient cumbersome sets of discs.

    Everything has been unabridged for quite a few years now.
     
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  13. Tosk

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    I'll change my hope then. I hope Andrew reads it completely as Garak telling a story, and does not attempt to "do" the voices of the other characters. My hope is that this is as close to a straight recording of Garak speaking to Bashir as it can possibly be. :)
     
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  14. Relayer1

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    I hope it's on CD. Anyone know ?
     
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    KRAD Keith R.A. DeCandido Admiral

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    The sheer volume of Trek books in the past that didn't have audios makes doing older ones prohibitive and scary, but it's nice to see that they're finally doing it for some of them.

    Now I'm just waiting for the announcement of an Articles of the Federation audio. (NARRATOR VOICE: He's being sarcastic, folks, he's not really waiting for that, as it's very unlikely.)
     
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  16. Relayer1

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    How's your performative reading ?

    ;)
     
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  17. Reanok

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    I'm so glad this news is true about Andy's book and Simon and Schuster are finally doing another ds9 audio book.
     
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    Great, now I'm tryna figure out who the best narrator for Articles/Nan Bacco would be...
     
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    I've pictured Glenn Close as Nan Bacco when I read her appearances.
     
  20. captainmkb

    captainmkb Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    hearing him give his book voice will be incredible. i'm going to be persnickety and say that a new printing would be nice too since the original is turning into something of a rarity
     
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