Ewing, NJ, United States | Member Since 2008
I recommend anyone reading/listening to this book that you start with Book 1 of the series. This will give you the foundation to understand the main character's hubris and humor as well as to feel connected to his circumstances.
Don't expect a deep storyline here but do expect an interesting read. Being familiar with Dick's style of narrating, I enjoyed his performance and thought he did a solid job conveying various characters.
A very plausible and entertaining take on a zombie takeover. It makes one care about the survival of the main character and adds an element of humor.
Scott Brick does a great job making the characters come alive. This was an interesting take on actual political events. I typically am not drawn to this genre however, the fact that at times I literally laughed out loud at the main character's humor and narcissism and that I grew to care about the characters makes me a DeMille fan for good.
JD Robb's (Aka Nora Roberts) In Death Series makes the future that she presents seem attainable and the realism of the characters (along with the depth) increases with each novel. Susan Ericksen is one of the best narrators I've ever heard. She IS Eve Dallas.
If you are not convinced of the wondrous nature of the brain, you will be after listening to this author's harrowing tale. She does an excellent job presenting the biographical information in a narrative style so that it "reads" more like fiction. The scary thing is that it's not...
I it were possible to listen blindly to this book without knowledge of the author, I would have never guessed this was a James Patterson novel. Yet, this is not necessarily a bad thing. This reads like a sci-fi thriller medical thriller. It is well researched (for those who are knowledgeable of neuro-anatomy. Patterson and Ledwidge deliver with an intriguing story of a hero hoping to stop one of the most self-fish and vicious killers- ourselves.
As usual Molly delivers a glimpse of our would-be world with vampires. Her writing style makes it easy to connect to the characters and Amanda Ronconi is a superb narrator who does an excellent job switching from one role to another.
Given that this is a collection of short stories I anticipated that I may not connect with every story but that there would be a few to stand out. Unfortunately, many of the stories had slow pacing or were narrated poorly.
One of the best books by Lisa to date. I love the Philly authenticity!
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