Brotherhood of War is the series that introduced me to WEB Griffin. All of these characters are like old friends. I was so excited when I saw that the series was being offered by Audible.
Yes, I loved this book. A lot of other reviewers didn't appreciate it but I loved it. It didn't have a happy ending but stuff happens, that's why it's called life. This as the perfect ending to this roller coaster ride. A dip at the end that you just didn't see coming!
My first thought was that I am torn between Trice and Tobias but actually, I think it might be Kara. Throughout the book she has been who she is, no pretense, just Kara. She accepts the good and the bad about herself where some of the other characters are not as self aware.
I have not
What would you do if you found out that everything you thought you knew about life and the world was a lie?
Great book. Great series. Can't wait to see the movies. As good as the Hunger Games.
I will probably not try another book by Donna Tartt. This one had such great reviews and I absolutely hated it. Obviously this author's work doesn't meet my requirements for an enjoyable read. It was long just to be long. The story line was not advanced by the length of the book. It just gave her the opportunity to use 3 words instead of one.
I didn't like any of the characters. After over 30 hours instead of that usual feeling of missing old friends, I feel like I just got rid of house guests who out stayed their welcome.
David was a fine narrator and I would have no problem listening to him again.
She could have made it a lot shorter. She could have given me one character to like. She could have made Theo more likable. She could have given Boris a conscience. She would have let Theo's father actually feed him.
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I love reading and listening to audio books. Usually my motto is the longer the better. Not this time. This book drags. The length does not get you anymore invested in the characters. And then, after over 30 hours of torture, the ending is totally unsatisfying. Don't waste your credits.
I am really a fan of James Rollins but this just did not work for me. It is the first purchase from audible (and I have several hundred titles in my library) that I will not finish. I am very dissappointed. I did not like the narrator and I did not like the story. I listened for over 4 hours and was just not inspired to waste my time. I found myself listening to other titles rather than going back to this waste of my money.
This book was a refreshing step away from NUMA. I love all of Clive's characters but I am enjoying the non-ocean related series. As usual, Scott Brick did an outstanding job with the narration. I hope Clive sticks with him or all of his books.
I loved the various story lines in this book. However, I almost stopped listening because the narrator did such a poor job.. He may be good at othr genres but he should never read another romantic adventure. The narrators in the rest of this series are much better and do justice to the books..
I really appreciated this book. I wasn't sure I would like it but I thought I would take a risk. I had never listened to this narrator so I was a little concerned about his accent. I can only say that I am glad I took this risk. This is a wonderful story about a family. I don't think I would have enjoyed it as much with a different narrator. Sunil Malhotra was the absolute right choice to narrate this book. I know its long but it is worth it. I'm not sure I liked the way it ended but hey, it had to end somehow. This book is definately joining my top 10 list. I just need to figure out which book it will displace.
I have been a Griffin fan for a while now. Since the Brotherhood of War Series and some of his earlier work written under different names. This is the first time I can say I was disappointed in one of his books. This book (and the one before it) totally changed the characters that we had become invested in throughout the series. I don't want to give the story away but by the end of this book I am not even sure I like Charlie Castillo let alone any of the other characters. Only Max and Lester stayed true to character. Even his grandmother got on my nerves.
If you have been reading the series you need to listen to this if only for closure. If you have never read any of the Presidential Agent books don't start here. Up until the last two books it really was a great series. I don't know what happened with this one but shame on you Mr. Butterworth (both III and IV), shame on you! Your fans and Charlie Castillo's fans deserved better.
I love Clive Cussler but never ventured to try this series because I generally do not enjoy books set in the early 1900's, particularily in the Western US. Boy was I surprised. This book has all of the fast paced adventures of his other thrillers. I love Isaac Bell just as much as I love all of his other heros beginning with Dirk Pit. If you like the NUMA adventures, or the Oregon adventures you will love the Chase and Isaac Bell.
This book was amazing. I was a little leary because it is not his usual genre but I was very pleasantly surprised. Don't be put off by the length. Even though it was long, I was sad when it was over. Ken Follett developed these characters so well that you felt as if you knew them. The story was compelling from the very beginning to the very end. Throughout you watched good triumph over evil and then evil triumph over good. You never really knew which side was going to win until the very end. Don't miss this.
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