Archive for the ‘Links’ Category

Links for Cheapskates 11: Selections from Brave New Worlds

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Sorry for the delay here. Here’s the links mentioned in episode 11:

Selections from Brave New Worlds

Free Reads from Brave New Worlds


Text to Speech:

Natural Reader



Ivona for Android and Amy Ivona voice for Android (separate download)

SVOX for Android (Too many sub-links to the specific voices and trial voices for me to deal with it now. Just… search).


Cool Reader app

Easy Text to Speech app

PDF to Speech app

Moon+ Reader Pro (Cheapskates alert! Paid app: $4.99 US) Apparently was recently removed from Google Play pending a piracy complaint by a competing developer. Story here. You can still get the full version from their website here, with a Paypal contribution of $5 (you have to scroll down a bit). You can also get it on the Amazon app store.



Links for Cheapskates #5

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Here are the relevant links from Cheapskates #5:

Coursera, “Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World”:

Tales of Space and Time:

“The Star” on Librivox:

“The Crystal Egg” on Librivox:

“The Man Who Could work Miracles” on Librivox:

“A Story of the Stone Age” on Librivox:

Links for Episode 4

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Episode 4 (Hunger Games/For The Win) is now up on !

Here are the links, as promised in the show:

“For the Win” eBook:

“For the Win” free Audiobook:

Information about Amazon Prime:



One Click Digital:

3M Cloud Library:


I welcome your feedback.

Links to the free content

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

There were some comments on the sofa forums that it would be good to have links to the reviewed books. Glad to include them here.

Episode 1: Selections from the Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes:

Episode 2: A Princess of Mars: In audio version:

Episode 3: Golden Age of the Solar Clipper series:

Is there any interest in having transcripts of the reviews?