Listen to all kinds, but mostly enjoy witty light-hearted entertaining reads. Stay away from romance novels & books with heavy violence.
Enjoyed listening to it. No real bad language or mature content, but could be mildly scary towards the end for little ones to overhear.
Weird, strange, demented, warped. I enjoyed it even thought it did creep me out in spots. Not my normal read but who wants to be normal?
Great book. Completely unpredictable, twisted, keeps you at the edge of the seat. The story builds and builds to a completely unique ending. I've seen a lot of movies of this type and read many books, this one is very high on my recommendation list. Go for it.
Top ten because of the narrator. The story is cleaver with good gotchas.
His voices, and so many of them, brought the story to life. Really enjoyed listening to him.
This was a great book. It combines steampunk with a world reminiscent of H.P. Lovecraft, set in modern times. If that sounds impossible, then you need to read (or listen) to this book. Very enjoyable. And Ray Porter does an excellent job of reading and performing.
Ray Porter never disappoints.
Get it. Pass it on.
This was a fun read, but not great sci fi / fantasy. The author went a bit too over the top with the premise. He had me hooked during the investigation phase of the book, but where he went with it was just too silly to keep the suspense factor going. I'm pretty easy when it comes to "suspension of disbelief", but c'mon!
It seemed like the author wrote the first two thirds of the book and then gave the pen to someone else. I was all set to give this book five stars until about 4 hrs left and then I just had to speed it up to double time and force myself to finish. Very disappointed
in the top 13.
The here, a great every-man. I pictured John Cusack.
Yes. Well, sometimes I don't dig how he does "woman" voices. but, I love most of his work, he has an amazing range…from young dudes, to German Landlords, to 80 year old women. Wow… that's not easy to pull off, but he makes each one different. Just some of his women are … ah… too "cute" sounding (?). This is a good solid performance and didn't get in the way of the story at all.
This is a good "Edge-of-your-seat-Jeepers Creepers This can't be happening and what's gonna happen next" adventure story. Real page turner. Extremely inventive.
The only disappointment is when we are finally lead to the ultimate grasping of exactly just what is REALLY going on, and our hero comes face to us "face" with the "Thing-That-Cannot-Be", I wished he would have had a little bit more exotic way of describing the thing that you cannot disc rib with-out going insane. "Squale"? No, no. This was the only part where I wish Peter Clines had been a little more "Lovecraft" in his writing. The creatures from the other dimension: their meaningless form is so alien to our senses, that gazing upon these "things" would have certainly been the death of anyone. The monsters are "One of those who walk behind the stars". It needed to be described as really heavy duty scary other world stuff… I think the author could not have laid it on thick & heavy enough at that point, since the build up to discovery had been so great. So when they kinda' just "deal" with it, called it a squid-whale… well, I was a tad disappointed.