Really enjoy listening to these books sure am glad I was introduced to Audible. Best dollar I've ever spent.
Man what a poor story line and reading.
Won't be buying anymore of his books.
Better if it was a documentary I suppose.
It moved very slowly. I did not get a real feel for the world that Beck was trying to create.
The book plodded along toward the ending so I was happy when it came. As far as what actually happened at the end, I was not suprised based on the tempo if the book.
For me, it was worth the time but it was not a very long book. It was very easy to stop listening and I found that, at times, I really did not want to turn it back on again.
Over all I did like the book but I did not enjoy it as much as I thought I would. My take on this book is that it was a re-telling of Anthem by Ayn Rand (which I read many years ago and loved). That may be the reason for my two star score for the story told here. Rand told this type of story well. Beck's book may be more important due to the actual Agenda 21 document. But I feel he could have told a better story. The afterword was interesting. I downloaded the Agenda 21 document, I may even read it one day.
This is an absolute favorite of mine. This is a sad, story but it also is very good one. You never now what coming next. This book reminds me of the hunger games series and divergent series. It is very good so you should really read it
First off - January LaVoy knocked it out of the park with the narration. She easily distinguished between all the voices and because of that it was easy for me to follow who was saying what. Bravo!
This book is, admittedly, an exploration of a worst case scenario based on a real life policy (Agenda 21). Glenn Beck isn't the best fiction author in the world and I'm not sure what Harriet Parke brought to the party but the book was compelling.
I'm a fan of dystopian, post apocalyptic, SHTF and TEOTWAWKI stories because I love the possibility of character development. In this story we got to see Emmeline go from a sheep to questioning everything. Her awakening was great to watch. Yep, I got frustrated with her at times. Her immaturity did get overwhelming. However in the end it is an excellent character study.
The ending was a MAJOR cliffhanger so I'm glad I got this book right before the 2nd one came out. I would been left quite ticked off.
In the end I was very satisfied and happy to move on to Agenda 21: Into the Shadows.
Given the current actions taken by our goverment, I can see how something similar to this could happen. It's scary to think that our country could be turned on its head in a short amount of time.
Your heart will sink as you visualize the life of slavery that lies in socialism , and just how far along they have already sunk their fangs into brainwashing our society into falling for it! Read this book. Pass it along. Wake up as many as you can before war is the only option for freedom.