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  • Mech 1: The Parent

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By B. V. Larson
    • Narrated By Mirron Willis
    Overall
    (312)
    Performance
    (286)
    Story
    (286)

    After centuries in stasis, a lost task force returns home. Arriving from the infinite void the surviving ships discover that the Imperium lies in ruin. The Homeworld itself is destroyed, and nothing lives in the Ancestral System except an infestation of unknown bipedal beings - creatures soft, red of blood and warm of flesh.... When you colonize a planet, make sure the owners aren't coming back.... MECH is the story of a new Earth colony built upon the ancient Homeworld of a civilization presumed (incorrectly) to be long dead.

    Mike From Mesa says: "This book needs a prologue"
    "Sweet story, very imaginative."
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    I must start of by saying this. It took a long time for this story to get going and really engage me. Having said that though, the rest of the series really moves along. So if youre unsure about this particular book, stick with it, it just keeps getting better.

    I dont know where BV gets his crazy story ideas, but this one is just awesome. Never will you be unsure who is the bad guy and who isnt. We are here, and we are going to eat everyone.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • King of Thieves

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Evan Currie
    • Narrated By Todd Haberkorn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (232)
    Performance
    (209)
    Story
    (213)

    Earth's survivors face devastating new challenges in the wake of recovering from an alien conflict. Battered and mourning tremendous losses, the once fractious peoples of enemy nations must work together to rebuild their shattered world - and prevent the possibility of their attackers' return. What they don't know is that a new, deadlier enemy unlike anything they've ever faced will usher in the dawn of another war.

    Luv2Read says: "Don't even care how it ends"
    "The narrator kills this story."
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    Evan Currie is the only reason I stuck with this book. If you want to kill, even a great story, use a crummy narrator. I hate to be so negative, but the narrator sounds like a South Park character the entire time. He is terrible. If it were any other authors book I'd have returned it after 10 minutes of listening. Buyer beware.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Extinction Edge: Extinction Cycle, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated By Bronson Pinchot
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (126)
    Performance
    (120)
    Story
    (118)

    The dust from Dr. Kate Lovato's bioweapon has settled. Projections put death counts in the billions. Her weapon was supposed to be the endgame, but it turned a small percentage of those infected with the Hemorrhage Virus into something even worse.

    The Bookie Monster says: "More please!"
    "Awesome book #2"
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    Bronson Pinchot was great again. He is by fare one of the best narrators ive listened to. As for the story, it was great, kept me listening and i can not wait for the next book in the series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Extinction Horizon: The Extinction Cycle, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Nicholas Sansbury Smith
    • Narrated By Bronson Pinchot
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (255)
    Performance
    (232)
    Story
    (232)

    Master Sergeant Reed Beckham has led his Delta Force Team, codenamed Ghost, through every kind of hell imaginable and never lost a man. When a top-secret Medical Corps research facility goes dark, Team Ghost is called in to face their deadliest enemy yet - a variant strain of Ebola that turns men into monsters.

    Tilikum says: "Great listening experience"
    "Awesome book and an even better narrator."
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    First off, Bronson Pinchot could make reading the phone book awesome. He is the best narrator ive heard hands down. He was the reason I gave this book a chance. This isnt a zombie book, its a monster book and a great one at that. I finished it in two days. Its nonstop action.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Exile: Star Force, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By B.V. Larson, David VanDyke
    • Narrated By Mark Boyett
    Overall
    (872)
    Performance
    (772)
    Story
    (769)

    Lost and cut off from Earth, the crew of the starship Valiant seeks a way home. In the 11th book of the Star Force series Cody Riggs collides with the overwhelming power of the Ancients. They fly incomprehensible ships and consider humans to be curiosities. Caught between ghosts of the past and demons of the present, Cody is abandoned by everyone. His girl, his crew, and even his ships change sides, exiling him in the cold depths of space.

    Dennis says: "Exile the 11th 5 STAR book in the Series!"
    "Another great story in the series."
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    Another great read from BV Larson. I can't wait for the neat book. Maybe a stand alone book with Quan is in order?

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Galactic Empire Wars: Emergence: The Galactic Empire Wars, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Raymond L. Weil
    • Narrated By David Rheinstrom
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (63)
    Performance
    (60)
    Story
    (61)

    Aliens have destroyed the Earth. They left behind 18 million survivors who will never forget what has been done to their world. They turn to Mason Randle, who will do everything in his power to see that the Human race survives. Earth can no longer support life. The Moon, Mars, and the asteroids now provide safe havens for the stunned survivors. They find a protector in Major Wade Nelson. A dedicated marine who is willing to take the fight to the enemy.

    Trip Williams says: "Dude reads FAST!"
    "A good second book."
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    I liked this second book better than the first. I'm still not a fan of the narrator, but you can get past it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Resurrecting Home: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By A. American
    • Narrated By Duke Fontaine
    Overall
    (597)
    Performance
    (532)
    Story
    (533)

    Against all odds, Morgan Carter and his family have endured despite the deteriorating conditions surrounding them. Armed with survivalist tactics, Morgan's crew, alongside their new friends from the recently-liberated DHS camp, have worked together to build a sustainable community. But not all situations can be prepared for. When a massive wildfire threatens their very existence, they must decide: fight or flight?

    Jan says: "This is book 5"
    "Great book."
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    This was another great book in the series. I hope to see more coming fro. the author.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Out of the Black: Odyssey One, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Evan Currie
    • Narrated By David deVries
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (804)
    Performance
    (743)
    Story
    (741)

    The wreckage of the starship Odyssey, once Earth's greatest guardian, lies strewn across New York City. Abandoned by all but its captain, Odyssey's sacrifice covered the withdrawal of countless troops as the Drasin assault ravaged the planet. When Captain Eric Weston finally emerges from the rubble, impossibly alive thanks to the mysterious "Gaia", he knows with the Drasin it's kill or be killed.

    Mark Alspaw says: "Not what I was expecting!"
    "One of the best books ive listened to ever."
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    I dont feel the need to give a description of this books story line. If your this far into the series, you know whats going on. And its awesome.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • No Easy Hope: Surviving the Dead, Volume 1

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By James N. Cook
    • Narrated By Guy Williams
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (638)
    Performance
    (598)
    Story
    (598)

    Eric Riordan was once a wealthy man leading a comfortable, easy life. Until one day Gabriel, his oldest friend, Marine Corps veteran, and a former mercenary, told him how the world was going to end. He did his best to prepare. He thought he was ready for anything. He was wrong. As the dead rise up to devour the living, one man finds himself struggling to survive in the ruins of a shattered world. Alone, isolated, and facing starvation, his only chance is to flee to the Appalachians and join forces with Gabriel.

    Amanda says: "Not bad, Not unique, but well written!"
    "A narrator can make or break a book."
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    I am not done with this book, but i felt the need to put out some much needed information that i seemed to have missed in others reviews. The narrator is terrible. He cant do female voices well, at all. I dont expect perfection when a narrator is doing a womans voice, but this guy makes them sound like Jim Carrey doing Vera Di Milo on In Living Color. Actually, half the men get that same narration as well.
    The story is decent, and i eventually can focus on that. But man, if the narrator was good i know id really enjoy this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Death Cure: Maze Runner, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By James Dashner
    • Narrated By Mark Deakins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3161)
    Performance
    (2766)
    Story
    (2777)

    Thomas knows that Wicked can't be trusted, but they say the time for lies is over, that they've collected all they can from the Trials and now must rely on the Gladers, with full memories restored, to help them with their ultimate mission. It's up to the Gladers to complete the blueprint for the cure to the Flare with a final voluntary test. What Wicked doesn't know is that something's happened that no Trial or Variable could have foreseen. Thomas has remembered far more than they think. And he knows that he can't believe a word of what Wicked says. The time for lies is over.

    Paula says: "Very young adult"
    "Weak ending"
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    The first two books i finished in 4 days. This book was a chore to get through with somewhat of an anticlimactic ending.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Scorch Trials: Maze Runner, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By James Dashner
    • Narrated By Mark Deakins
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3782)
    Performance
    (3249)
    Story
    (3268)

    Solving the Maze was supposed to be the end. No more puzzles. No more variables. And no more running. Thomas was sure that escape meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one really knew what sort of life they were going back to. In the Maze, life was easy... until Teresa triggered the end. In the world outside the Maze, however, the end was triggered long ago. Burned by sun flares and baked by a new, brutal climate, the earth is a wasteland....

    Paul says: "Fast pace, new twists and more mysteries"
    "A good second book of the series."
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    I think this second book was a little better than the first. Ive heard others tell me it wasnt as good as book one,but i disagree.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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