Middle River, MD, United States | Member Since 2011
I had just finished The Hunger Games trilogy, and my wife had read this book and recommended it to me since it was along the same lines. I just could not get into this book. I would have been satisfied to just read the Wikipedia synopsis rather than spend a credit on it. I found myself forcing myself to get through it to tell my wife that I had finished it.
Just not my cup of tea. Maybe if the author had gone more into why Chicago was like it was, I may have been more into it, but it just left too much lacking in my opinion.
Personally, I could tell that the author is young. It seemed to me that it came out in her writing style. I know that this is the first book in a trilogy and more plot will be revealed as the series goes on, but I don't see myself spending another credit to listen to a book that I may not enjoy.
This is a great book, but the story deserves a better narrator. It seems to me that the recording lost something in the editing.
Yes. Grover Gardner really made the characters come alive. This performance was even better than the mini-series.
Zombie Fallout is similar to it in a small way.
The voices of the characters really seemed to come out much better.
When Tom Cullen rescued Stu and took care of him.
Epic book. A horror/fantasy masterpiece.
Alternate title: Planetary Science and Fatherhood.
This book had a good mix of interesting astronomy and real life of the author mixed in. Enjoyable book. The astronomy in the book was not too complex that it was hard to understand for non-scientist type folks.
I'm a child of the 80s. Born in 1980. I'm still nostalgic for stuff from that decade. Movies, music, video games, TV shows, etc. This book was a fun revistitation for me. Fun story, good characters, and lots of pop culture stuff thrown in. Even if you are not much of a gamer, you will enjoy this book. It's a bit like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory combined with the Matrix.
Will Wheaton provides excellent narration of the book.
My only complaint was that I was sad when it was over. You will not want to stop listening to it.
Highly, highly recommend.
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