August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White, Read by Hayden Bishop
A Fantastical and Musical Space Opera
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Hayden Bishop performs August Kitko and the Mechas from Space, Alex White’s symphonic first entry into a unique space opera that blends sci-fi and music. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this audiobook that begins just as humanity is about to end—but fortunately, August Kitko steps in as an unlikely hero. A virtuoso pianist, Gus is unprepared to be scooped into a gigantic mech suit and thrust into battle, but his musical talents forge a strong connection with the rebel alien faction working to save humanity. Bishop embodies every character with engaging ease, giving each a distinct voice, and enlivening the action-packed sequences and witty banter alike.